Pastor Dalajit sighed at the long list of sick families to pray for. Dysentery, typhoid, malaria and other maladies plagued many of the families in the village where the GFA-supported pastor served the Lord. The GFA-supported film team members knew there were people living in a village almost three miles down that road who needed to be reminded of God’s love for them and of His purpose for their lives. Rain, a muddy street and lack of transportation were minor obstacles to overcome considering the importance of their journey.
As rain streamed down their hands, Jinesh and Tavish strapped their film equipment to their backs and began the three-mile journey on foot. By the time they reached the village, their clothes were drenched, and their bodies were tired. They took no time to rest, however; evening had begun to descend, which meant their ministry was just now beginning.
Miraculous Change in Weather
Jinesh and Tavish quickly sought out the local pastor for permission to partner with him in retelling the account of Christ’s love and life to the villagers—many of whom already knew of Jesus but lacked a personal relationship with Him. Then the team invited people to watch a film about Jesus, but they received resistance.
“We have just come from the paddy field,” many told them. “And in this rain, who would like to watch the film?”
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