Special Thank You to the GBC Dorm Partners from Dr. John Cook

Next GBC Building Phase: Dining Hall, Dorms

Current completed buildings: PAID FOR! GBC Memorial Chapel for chapel, church, classrooms, and conferences Two dormitories that will house 40 boys at Grace Bible College beginning June 2015 A bathroom block with showers, toilets and sinks Next phase: $50,000 – Please pray for this amount needed Concrete slab between the dormitories for a courtyard One […]

The Bathroom/Shower Block in Pictures

The fifth 40′ shipping container is now the bathroom block containing showers, toilets, sinks for 40 young men at Grace Bible College as well as a separate section for women as they attend the nearby GBC Chapel services.  

From Drawings to Dorms…In Pictures!

The Lord has allowed us to see five shipping containers go from drawing plans on paper and chalk on the dirt, to being ordered, refurbished and transformed into two dormitories and a bathroom block in 20 days! This also includes two septic in-ground tanks, electricity and water lines, windows, lights, fans and flooring! Thank you […]

GBC Goes International – James

In June, James, a 19 year old from our ministry team in Myanmar (Burma), will board a train for India as one of the newest members of the student body at GBC, and the first student from another country. Because of our new facilities, we are expanding to accept students from our ministries in other […]

IN 20 DAYS! Dedication of Dorms!

With the work done, celebration was in order! Below, Dr. Cook and Rev. John Ingole and the faculty, staff, students and friends of Grace Bible College gathered for a dedication ceremony on April 8.   Special Thanks To: Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ! – Our ministry prayer and financial partners – John Cook, CEO […]


The excitement was intense as we received phone calls on the progress of the first Grace Bible College dormitory building making its way from Mumbai to Amravati on a trailer pulled behind a lorry (Indian semi-truck). Then the call came that the transport had been stopped just outside of town. It had arrived during the […]

Easter Services – India

The sun broke bright and warm over the dry country side….when all of a sudden the crowd gathered broke the stillness with the shout… “Prabhu Ut-lah Aahe!!! Kharokahr Ut-lah Aahe!!! HE HAS RISEN, HE HAS RISEN INDEED!!!!!” Startled birds took flight from the hill opposite the rooftop we were meeting on. My mind wandered across […]

First Easter, First Baptism, First Communion

Resurrection Sunday was a day of firsts! It was the first Easter Sunday to be celebrated by the congregation of the Amravati Baptist Church, that meets in the Memorial Chapel on Sunday morning. There was such a sense of excitement as each one entered into the new facility. The chapel literally sparkled as this day […]

GBC Shipping Container Dorm Update

Toes in the Dirt and Water With two months until monsoon season begins (and continues for almost three months) and four months until the new school begins at Grace Bible College (GBC), India, we’ve got our feet and faith in the dirt here… literally! I’ve shared in previous articles that the idea for shipping containers to […]