Sharing Each Other’s Burdens to Win the Battle in Life
Dr. Hrangthan Chhungi, Director, Church Relations and Resource Mobilisation.
The Christian community across the world begins the journey of 40 days of Lenten season by observing Ash Wednesday on the 2nd of March this year. More than any other time of the year, this season helps us to contemplate more on our Christian faith, journey, and commitment through the Cross of Jesus Christ.
Bible Society of India – Catholic Affinity – Partnership in God’s Word
Kannada Inter Confessional Bible (CL) Re-Editing Workshop at William Carey Centre between 22nd – 24th February, 2022
The Re-editing Workshop of the Kannada Inter-Confessional Bible (CL) is an ongoing partnership project. During 22nd to 24th February, 2022 a workshop was conducted in physical platform comprising of all dedicated Core Translator Team from both the BSI-Catholic institutions.
The Steering Committee Meeting
The Steering Committee of the Re-editing of the Inter-confessional CL Kannada Bible called a meeting on 28, Feb 2022. The Committee looked into the Annual Report of the Project and a Report of Expenditure. Rev. Dr Mani Chacko, the General Secretary, BSI presided over the meeting and Msgr. Jayanathan and the other members of the Steering Committee were present. At this juncture, the members present expressed the faithfulness of God in our partnership journey as we commemorate one year of the signing of the MOU of the Kannada Inter-confessional Bible (CL).
North West India Auxiliary
Rev Gershombhai Kristi, the BSI NWI Auxiliary Secretary had the privilege of sharing the Word of God and the ministry of the Bible Society of India with the gathering of more than hundred Pastors in Jalandhar, Punjab state. We thank God for God’s faithfulness as this kind of gathering is happened to be the first of its kind in BSI ministry in Jalandhar.
Ukraine: We uphold the citizens and inhabitants of Ukraine, especially elderly, sick people with disabilities, women and children who are most often among the greatest targets of violence and war. We believe that we have a responsibility to pray for the transformation of leaders who take up arms in anger or revenge. May God’s protection and providence be upon Ukraine and Russia by which the entire region shall experience peace forever.
Trauma Healing: Let us continue to pray for the BSI Ministry on Trauma Healing – Healing the Wounded Hearts as we are launching the programme with our 17 Auxiliaries across India. Pray that this ministry of Trauma Healing will be integrated actively in the life of all the churches. And also pray for BSI Northern Zone Initial Equipping Trauma Healing Sessions from March 28, 2022 to April 1, 2022. Pray for Resource Persons.
BSI and the Catholic Partnership: Praise and thank God as we complete one year since the signing of the MOU (February 19, 2021) with regard to the Kannada Common Language Inter-confessional (KCLIC) project. We thank the Steering Committee for their support and constant encouragement through the past one year.
BSI Audio Bibles: Praise God for the completion of the recording of Tulu Audio New Testament. As we plan to finalize the Ao Naga Audio Bible, we seek your prayer support. Also pray with us for the new recording in the languages of Konkani, spoken in Goa and Badaga, spoken in the Nilgiri hills of South India.