Hope is scarce in India following back-to-back cyclones and a COVID-19 surge. The storms left tens of thousands homeless and sent humanitarian needs skyrocketing, and while COVID-19 cases are finally starting to decrease, Bibles For The World’s John Pudaite says the latest wave left a mark on the Body of Christ.
“The loss of leadership [in] the Body of Christ is tremendous. It’s going to take five to 10 years, maybe 15 years, just to replace these people.”
Many believers got sick while serving people in need. No one else could or would help, so leaders took a calculated risk. “These pastors and other frontline workers for the Gospel contracted it while they were out ministering to people who had been infected with the virus,” Pudaite says. More about that here.
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SOURCE: Mission Network News, Kevin Zeller
CALL TO ACTION
- Some families lost a father, son, or brother to a COVID-19 infection that could have been prevented if the person did not risk his own health to help others. Ask the Lord to comfort these families, and give them understanding.
- Pray for a new generation of Christian leaders in India.