India

The Grace Bible College new men’s bathroom/shower building has been completed! In October the new men’s bathroom building was completed and dedicated. As we shared in previous newsletters, this building replaces the shipping container bathroom building for a more permanent building. Thank you to our generous donors who have given to this project! Classes started […]

YEAR END GREATEST NEED CAMPAIGN

2020 has been an unbelievable year of contrasts, hasn’t it? A world-wide pandemic, record breaking wildfires and political tensions galore have forever shaped the 2020 ruts now engraved in our memories. In spite of it all, we stand humbled and amazed that the ministry is doing well. Like everyone else we’ve had setbacks, but our […]

Prayer and Praise Requests

This month we’re focusing on six young people from our program in Egypt asking that you pray for them in school, in their homes and personal lives as they grow physically, in their studies and spiritually. When these kids first came to us in 2015 when the program there began, they were thin, self-conscious and […]

GRACE BIBLE COLLEGE CLASSES ARE IN SESSION!

The purpose of the Grace Bible College Bachelor of Theology degree is to prepare students for “grass roots leadership” in qualities, to stimulate evangelistic and missionary zeal to evangelize India and regions beyond.  Some of the classes they are required to take are: Systemic theology, English, Greek I & II, Missions, Christian Ethics, Christian leadership, […]

TESTIMONIES OF GOD’S GRACE

“COVID has been very difficult for our family; being kept in the refugee camp is very difficult, but God has been good to us. We know he will bring us through and we trust him for our lives. Thank you for caring for our family and for helping us and sharing God’s Word with us.” […]

BACKPACKS SIGNAL NEW SCHOOL YEAR IN IRAQ

N. Iraq –  Earlier this month, IM CEO John Cook, left, arrived in Iraq just in time to help Fadi (left), and the team (some are pictured right) prepare supplies and load backpacks for the refugee children. Out of commission is Mryana, who sadly, broke her leg earlier this month.  Please keep her in your […]

STEPPING UP FOR THE SHEPHERDS

Quietly he steps out of his small house, walks over to his scooter, checks the fuel level, sighs and pushes the starter.  As he slowly drives around two dogs sleeping in the dusty street, he wonders what happens tomorrow when he can’t go to the market to buy food for his family.  He will be […]

CASH IS ONLY ONE OF THE MANY WAYS TO DONATE…

While cash does get the most votes as the most convenient way for a nonprofit like Indigenous Ministries to process a gift and put it to good use, there are other gifts which can be used for the Kingdom. They are called in-kind gifts and include time (volunteering), services, food, discounts, vehicles (which we have […]

New Men’s Bathroom Under Construction at Grace Bible College, India

Background: Beginning in 2003 when GBC was established in partnership with Indigenous Ministries, students met in rented facilities. In 2007, two acres were purchased but construction of the campus did not start until 2014 when the GBC chapel was built, and then in Spring 2015 shipping containers were turned into men’s dorms and the men’s […]