WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA World and affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada) founded by Dr. K.P. Yohannan – Discussing a village where ponds and open water wells are exposing them to dangerous illnesses, and the Gospel for Asia supported Pastor who brought a Jesus Well, meeting the dire needs of families.
A group of villagers huddled around a large hole, peering into the darkness. Feathers. Again. They let out a groan—not in grief over the dead chicken, although it was a loss for someone’s flock, but because it meant their well was contaminated. They gathered buckets and emptied the well late into the night. All that precious water wasted because of one little hen.
This well and a small pond had the job of providing water for this village, but they frequently failed their task. In summertime, the well and pond dried up and had to be dug deeper. When the heavy rains came, water filled the pond again, but it was accompanied by leaves, garbage and cow manure. The families in this community needed water, but using dirty water exposed them to bouts of typhoid, diarrhea and other dangerous waterborne illnesses. Something had to change—but none of them could fix their deadly problem.
Pastor Brings Water, Life to Village
The community’s water crisis began changing when Aarnav, one of the young men in the village, met a Gospel for Asia-supported pastor, Saadhik, serving in a nearby area. Aarnav built a strong relationship with Pastor Saadhik and joined his congregation regularly to worship the Lord…
Learn more by reading the Gospel for Asia Special Report: “Dying of Thirst”: The Global Water Crisis — The Crucial Quest for Access to Pure, Clean Water.
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