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Sick: Bro. Peter P. Mangalathu, Warren, Michigan, USA

Posted by Brethren News on May 6, 2013 at 10:20 AM Comments comments (1)

Peter P. Manglathu (69) of Warren, Michigan has been diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer.  He is undergoing treatment at William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak. Please pray for his healing and comfort as well as grace for his wife Jainamma and children Bini, Bilson, Bilsy, Joyson  and their families. They are in fellowship at Bethany Bible Chapel, Warren, Michigan.

Source: Shaji & Bini

NIBI Outreach

Posted by Brethren News on May 1, 2013 at 10:20 PM Comments comments (0)

NIBI Outreach: 

Dear Beloved Brethren in Christ,

As we have been planning and praying for some time,the Lord enabled us to arrange outreach in different places. One team went to Punjab, Haryana and Hanumangrah. They all had good time in the ministry.Another team went to Andhra Pradesh. Former and the present NIBI studentshelped us in the outreach. All meetings were well attended and the Lord enabledto minister the Word. We beseech your valu...

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Emmaus Ministries Update: Apr 30, 2013

Posted by Brethren News on April 29, 2013 at 9:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Dear Brethren

Your prayers do make a difference! That's why we thank God for you and others like you who are committed to praying for ECS Ministries


Do you have an Apple mobile device? Look for some exciting news about ECS courses being available on the iPod, iPhone, and iPad in the next few weeks. Pray for acceptance by Apple of our Bible Study App.


South Africa –...

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International Brethren Conferences on Mission

Posted by Brethren News on April 29, 2013 at 9:45 PM Comments comments (0)

International Brethren Conferences on Mission


The IBCM International Planning Group is now in a position to make a preliminary announcement, giving the key details of the IBCM6 conference.


We request that recipients of this announcement please make the details widely known in their own countries, by word of mouth and through the magazines, email services and websites which serve Brethren churches and bodies.


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Accept Ministry, Bengaluru, India

Posted by Brethren News on April 29, 2013 at 9:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Accept Ministry, Bengaluru, India


Accept ministry has been serving the people with HIV/AIDS for the last 14 plus years. Now due to some govt. policy changes by which their support to such NGO’s have stopped as of April 1, 2013. This has affected our ministry financially to some extent. But we believe that the Lord who led us all these years will continue to help us through His people and we will continue our service for the furthera...

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Thrissur Gospel Team Ministries - Update - April 2013

Posted by Brethren News on April 28, 2013 at 9:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Source: Justin K Williams

Emmaus Ministries Update: Apr 23, 2013

Posted by Brethren News on April 22, 2013 at 7:45 PM Comments comments (0)


Do you have an Apple mobile device? Look for some exciting news about ECS courses being available on the iPod, iPhone, and iPad in the next few weeks.


Ecuador – Christine Fenning

Christine is on furlough to the UK and we need to pray for the Ecuador ECS office administrator, Doris, as she continues the work in Christine’s absence.


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Accident: Prathyash Paul S/O Evg. Koshy K Paul, Mankulam, Kerala

Posted by Brethren News on April 16, 2013 at 10:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Prathyash Paul (1 year), son of Evg. Koshy K. Paul met with an accident. He is now admitted at Thodupuzha Chazhikkadan's Hospital.

Please pray for his speedy recovery.

For details, please contact: Koshy K. Paul (+91 9447986466)

Source: Adelphoi News (April 16, 2013)

Emmaus Ministries Update: Apr 16, 2013

Posted by Brethren News on April 15, 2013 at 6:45 PM Comments comments (0)



South Africa - Marlon Govender

Praise the Lord that the mail strike is finished. Pray that all mail will now be delivered and they will catch up on correcting courses.


Praise the Lord that there are 250 of our courses used repeatedly by students. Students do the exams on blank paper and the course booklet is passed on to the next person.

Puerto Rico - Esther Frey

Esther has ma...

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Bro. Subbiah, Devarkulam, Tamil Nadu

Posted by Brethren News on April 11, 2013 at 3:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Beloved Brethren,

Greetings to you all in the Name of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.       

I was astonished, when I was requested to share the Word of God in a Thanksgiving meeting, in a big village, Devarkulam, situated between Tirunelveli and Sankarankoi, Tamilnadu.

 Bro.Subbiah -[ otherwise known as Subbiah Asari because of his profession - blacksmith- fixing iron shoes for bullocks] now 70 years old, one of the first fruits of the village...

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Emmaus Ministries Update: Apr 9, 2013

Posted by Brethren News on April 9, 2013 at 5:40 AM Comments comments (0)

ECS Minitry Prayer Update: April 9, 2013


Please pray that the letters sent out to the contacts at IFCA churches (Independent Fundamental Churches of America) would result in finding additional help for the ECS Prison Ministry work.

Jim Fleming – ECS International Coordinator

Please pray for Jim & Sharon as they make 4 flights to return home from Bogota. For health, for settling in, and catching up with the backlog o...

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Sick: Sheila Henderson, Toronto, Canada

Posted by Brethren News on April 7, 2013 at 6:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Sheila Henderson is a full time missionary, in the Lord’s work with Bethany Chapel, Toronto, Canada.

Update: Adelphoi News (Apr 7, 2013)

Sheila has taken a turn for the worse, her condition has deteriorated. The results of the CT scan done yesterday are not good.

Overnight, Sheila was restless and managed to dislodge the tubes for feeding and IV and they had to be replaced.  She continues to b...

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SBS Teens Camp 2013

Posted by Brethren News on March 31, 2013 at 5:10 PM Comments comments (0)


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Emmaus Ministries Update: Mar 25, 2013

Posted by Brethren News on March 27, 2013 at 2:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Week of March 25 through April 7, 2013


Pennsylvania – Bill Hulshizer

We have one inmate who recently got saved after 69 years of being an atheist. It is amazing what our God can do. He has no limits. We are guilty of putting limits on Him.

ECS Ministries – Darlene Fizer

Thank the Lord for a good response to some of the ECS booklets at the ladies...

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Pray for Samuel A. T. - fell off a running train in Kerala

Posted by Brethren News on March 23, 2013 at 10:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Requesting your earnest prayers for SAMUEL A.T. of  Dip.Th I *Eng*. He was traveling from Thrisshur to Thiruvalla by train this afternoon. At Chingavanam he fell off the train (we have no idea how). He is in Kottayam Medical College Hospital now with serious & multiple injuries all over. Please keep Samuel in your prayers. He is from Kura Arackal House, Nellikunnu, Thrissur


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Letter from Evg. Jose Dali, Vapi

Posted by Brethren News on March 19, 2013 at 6:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Dear Brethren,


Last Friday we (Brs. Sunil, Shaji, Ramesh, Raghu & myself) went to Bhandarpada and reached back joyfully. we were able to visit another village where IEM is having a ministry, but the people doesn't have any changes in their life, both spiritually and socially. Ashok's wife is from that village.

Aslo prayerfully we decided to begin the construction  work of the Hall at the earliest. We asked them to start the levelling of ground and other w...

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Emmaus Ministries Update: Mar 19, 2013

Posted by Brethren News on March 18, 2013 at 6:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Emmaus Ministries Update: Mar 19, 2013

  • Senegal – David Astier - The office manager of the Emmaus work in Senegal, Michel Sarr, unexpectedly passed away on January 5 from heart failure. This loyal coworker, was converted by studying Emmaus Bible courses in 1988, and has managed the literature depot since 2000.
  • South Africa – Marlon Govender - The post office is on strike from February 14 and we have not received or sent an...
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Ministry update from Punjab

Posted by Brethren News on March 17, 2013 at 6:15 PM Comments comments (0)


Dear Brethren,

Greetings to you in the most worthy name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

As you know that YMEF has been working in different places of Punjab for last 7 months. God's willing, from 23rd March onwards, team is going to work in Abohar. We will have 15 days for outreach. We are planning to reach out our nearby city Malout (30 km away from us). We have been praying for this city for last one year. We have the hope that ...

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Support Accept Ministry, Bangalore

Posted by Brethren News on March 14, 2013 at 3:05 PM Comments comments (0)

ACCEPT Ministry, Bangalore, India

Since the third year of our ministry, from 2003 on, Accept HIV/AIDS care ministry was partly supported financially by the government. This used to come to about 30% of our running cost.  All on a sudden govt. policy has changed to cancel all such support to nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in the field of care and support. This is going to put a big burden on our service to the needy and destitute. As most of...

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Emmaus Ministries Update - Mar 12, 2013

Posted by Brethren News on March 12, 2013 at 11:35 AM Comments comments (0)

ECS International Coordinator – Jim Fleming

Please pray for preparations for an ECS Columbia and an ECS Venezuela conference coming up in our next trip. Sharon and I leave for Bogota next Tuesday, March 19 and return April 10.

Pakistan – Rufan Williams

Pray for this country and for 175 Christian families in one town to whom they minister. These families homes and contents were lost when terrorist/religious attackers burned them.

Cambodia &#...

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