Monthly Archives: July 2012

INDIA182: Day 14 debrief. . .

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Today’s theme is rest.
I got to the lovely base of Bangalore and have been told to rest for the rest of the day which I can totally agree to from the lack of sleep I had during the train ride where I was surprised to get the sniffles because of a little A/C haha (it must be my body not used to the cold from already adapted to the heat of India.)
Anyways, more information about this new area to come tomorrow as there is a scheduled family meeting where I can be able to jump into the ministries while I’m here; BUT for now, goodnight! (: I rest and sleeps now.

Much love from India.

INDIA182: Day 14

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On the road againnn

INDIA182: Day 13 debrief. . .

Goa, India. I am definitely going to miss your wonderful people and breathtaking landscapes and beaches.
Thank you so much for the blessings and prayers and laughter and fun. Goa DTS, I will miss you dearly as some of you have just started on your journey with the Lord and have such an amazing vision ahead that God is going to burn your passion with! I pray that God will continue to pour revelation upon revelation you as you continue anticipating on His moving in your life! I love you guys and will not forget you!
I hope that this following week, you will dive nonstop into the heart of the Father! Go for it!
I am currently in a sleeper train and excited to see what else God has for me in the next destination: Bangalore! 😄
Please for a good nights rest in Gods arms as His strength rises in me in the morning.
Please also pray for the breaking of the curse of the lower caste in women which had been corrupted since the fall of man.
I believe that the dreams of the lower caste will explode in their life when they know their identity in Christ and they know that they don’t have to stay in their caste system but that God had a dream for each of them before they were born! Let it be Father! Let these dreams that You have for You children in India that you have stored in a storehouse in heaven be poured when you break the stronghold of caste system in this wonderful country that is coming back to You Jesus!!

May blessing be befallen on those who agree in this prayer as we build and shout and declare together for You kingdom to come here!

Much love from India.

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INDIA182: Day 12 debrief. . .

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And after a huge scheduled week in lovely lovely Goa, there’s only one thing left to do before leaving. MG and I went up to the highest point near the base in the afternoon. The day was pretty set with church in the morning in another area of Goa called vascow; and afterwards, wandering around the markets looking for cheap things and trying to bargain them cheaper.
So there MG and I stood with my ukulele and my Bible ready to do some worship and intercession and reading Isaiah 58 before dedicating this place to the Lord.
But when we got up there, I just had to look around in awe of God’s creativity and beauty that He’s given India.
My good friend, Rakesh and I were talking about the caste system in India earlier today and how it is so embedded in to the greed and selfishness of the higher class to have an excuse to not help the lower class so they will continue to stay that way. I pray and encourage you to pray with me also for God to continue moving in India because it is through Jesus alone that this lovely country can move toward God both spiritually and physically; with not only souls saved but also the tending of the land and pollution and tending to the sick and poor. All this I pray that God will give revelation upon revelation of visions and dreams of what can be done to bring the kingdom of God closer and closer to India. Let it be!
So I’ll be leaving tomorrow evening at around 8:45pm from vascow station towards Bangalore!! (: please pray that I will get to meet more people on the train that I can tell Christ to!!
I’m gonna miss you Goa.
Thanks for all the prayers guys! I can’t believe the journey has only still begun! I’m loving it here though and excited to see what’s next!
Please also pray for the DTS students here along with the youth in this area to catch fire on God and start their extravagant journey in chasing to know God’s heart for the nations.

Much love from India!

Quick apology for the tech diff!

Hey guys!

Sorry that there’s 2 days that’s been delayed due to the lack of Internet in this new area/city I’m in called Goa. Also that means the lack of debriefs that have been able to be out BUT THATS OKAY! (:
This debrief is just going to be a little bit extra!
Day 6:
Before leaving my first base, lonavala, and heading down to Goa, God had spoken to me during the last worship and intercession to go to a high place in each area that I arrive to, to read Isaiah 58 out to the area and declare Jesus’ reign over that place. So to fulfill what God has spoken, I travelled with up my friend Praba to lion point; A high place filled with mist and a light rain when we arrived. Please pray that God’s glory will pour forth from that place and God will continue pouring down His strength and love!

Day 7:
After and amazing experience in a 3a sleeper train where God gave me the opportunity to share the gospel to 3 hindus that were also in my compartment, I arrived in the small city of Goa (apparently where they screened the beginning of Bourne supremacy and the best beaches in India. BUT it’s not good to go there now because it’s monsoon season so sucks for me.) after 18 hours in the train, I got picked up at 7am to small yet such a hospitable base. And specially that morning, the dts there was having worship and intercession so i got to join them praise the Lord! And then afterwards,spending a class with the current DTS there taking notes on hearing the voice of God. I got to meet up with the leader who graciously prepared a week schedule for the ministries i was to visit while there.
Please pray on whether I should stay here an extra week to rest/study/worship/intercede. And also pray that I will continue putting my all into Jesus and what He has for me!

Day 8:
I got to go the a preschool that is a ministry that the base is running at the moment. It was really good to see that ywam is trying to work in all spheres of life from childhood to adulthood. I was really encouraged today in getting to ENCOURAGE! So good! Haha
Side note: 90% of the little kids come from the slums.
Please pray that the seeds sown in these kids lives will take root and be a growing impact for them to hold on to Jesus when His revelation is shown to them! Also pray for the next day as I have been invited to lead worship with my newly found friend, MG, and that Gods presence will be radical as we step past the veil tomorrow!

Day 9:
The schedule for today brought me to another preschool further out from the base that gave education to kids that were 100% from the slums. (: surprisingly, the kids here were alot more disciplined and attentive though there were occasional cries for their mothers and such.BUT TODAY WAS GOOD. (: all the preparation was set yesterday night for the worship today and praise the Lord, God moved and brought such an uproar and shouts of joy from the community. The word that God spoke that afternoon was wholeheartedness. The question again in whether our all was put into our time with Him.
Afterwards, I got to here one of the DTS student’s testimony of how his wife died and got to encourage him in his authority and identity in Christ and his vision that he got from God for this tribe in India. (: God is good, ALL THE TIME!
Goals I want to have finished before these 6 months are over:
1. Have a greater clarity in God’s vision for India.
2. A greater heart and discipline in my relationship with JESUS!
3. Have a beard
4. Be a pro at eating with my hands
5. Be able to bargain and win through speaking hindu in the market. (:

And the list continues…

Thank you for continuing to be faithful in prayer for me as every word of prayer is a blessing and encouragement for me to push forward with Christ on this journey full of curry and chai and all that good stuff. (: more updates & pictures to come!

Much love from India!

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