GEMS conducted a major crusade at Rajpur, Bihar (Bhojpuri 2 zone) through which more than three thousand people heard the gospel.
The crusade at Rajpur in the Rohtas district was conducted from 17th to 19th Feb 2017. The missionaries of Bhojpuri 2 zone and students of Discipleship Training Centre, Sasaram began the preparation work from 6th Feb onwards by distributing handbills and stuck posters. The meetings began every evening with gospel songs sung in Bhojpuri by Bro. JK Peter and Bro. Rajgiri and the people were led in praise and worship by Bro. Bell Shath.
On the first and the second day 1200 and 1500 people came to the meeting. Bro. Ivan Borichevsky (Russia) and Dr. Ashok (Executive Director) shared the gospel on these evenings. Sis. Joy helped with the translation. Almost the entire crowd answered the altar call and came in front during the time of prayer and they also testified of God’s work in their life.
Worship service was conducted on Sunday morning at the meeting grounds in which more than 500 new and old believers gathered. Dr. Ashok shared the message on how God calls every believer as His inheritance, as a saint and to be in fellowship with Him. In the final evening meeting the General Secretary Bro. D. Augustine Jebakumar shared the gospel message along with his testimony. 1800 people attended the meeting.
Every evening during the crusade gospel was presented through various cultural programs by the students of GEMS English School (Bhabua), GEMS School of Nursing (Sikaria), GEMS Polytechnic College (Ratanpura) and the children of Dayasagar and OPP Nasriganj & Sanjauli.
Though there was no transport facility after 6 in the evening in this place the people to choose to come to the meeting which showed their thirst for the truth. They listened to the word of God very attentively and everyone answered the altar call by repenting of their sins. They received the New Testament and filled and gave the follow up form.
Pray for all the people who attended the crusade at Rajpur that they may commit their lives to Christ. Pray for the follow up to effectively reach out to the people and to help them become disciples of Jesus.