“I met Jesus through those God’s servants’ concern that day. Today, God has lifted me up and made me enquire the wellbeing of many people around me,” says Pastor S Thamarai Selvan of Good Life AG Church in Thiruppathur, Sivagangai district of Tamil Nadu.
By Pallavi Bhattacharya SAM CHILDERS is no stranger to Christians exposed to Christian films from the West. Machine Gun Preacher is a Hollywood biopic that was made on him in 2011. Childers’ book, ‘Another Man’s War’, where he wrote about his life and experience in Sudan and Uganda, was published by Thomas Nelson in 2009. […]
At that time God introduced Himself to me. A friend of mine who used to smoke and had given up smoking told me how she had kicked the habit. She told me that she had become a Christian. She was a Hindu earlier. At that time, I didn’t want to become a Christian as I had been on and off in many religions, says Daisy Irani Shulka in an interview.
AS a youth, he was a mischief-maker who did not shy away from a fight. Although he was born into a traditional Christian family, church was only for Sunday and religion just a ritual to him. Later in college, he became active in politics and flunked his degree exams.
WHILE Rodney Hui, Partner Ministries Director of Logos Hope, was passing through Singapore recently, we took the opportunity to ask him a few questions. Excerpts from an interview:
RIGHT from his childhood days, Binu Joshua Thomas was exposed to so many churches, prayer groups and evangelical networks that almost every congregation in Chennai believes he is one among them.
While ‘Vedha’ fetched Johnny Ramesh the best director award from Galilean International, Mumbai, ‘Nesam’ has received critical acclaim from both the laity and the clergy. The Christian Messenger met him for a free-wheeling chat. Excerpts:
JIM Sanjay, a Christian businessman based in Chennai, received Jesus Christ into his heart when he was 23. Life ever since has been a rollercoaster ride for him. He has roped in Bollywood comedian Johny Lever besides a talented bunch of young actors in his second film.
HENRY Maris comes from a family of teachers. Although both his parents were teachers, he chose to tread the path less traveled and took up engineering after school because he did not want to end up as a teacher by default.
WHENEVER I see Naomi and Shalomi, I am reminded of the Williams sisters. These young girls from Chennai match their wits in every domain possible. Although they are exceptionally talented, they remain amazingly down-to-earth.