Oh, the joy of travel! I’m currently in India a nation of 1.2 billion people, where there are multiple cultures, religions, ideologies and State government formats! There are thousands of gods and hundreds of free roaming sacred cows! The geography is as diverse as it’s peoples and languages!
I’ve come to India to support the Compass India team as they launch, for the 1st time in their history a 12-week financial study – Navigating Finances God Way! This will be one of only a handful of small groups studies presented by any ministry or denomination within the country!
I’ve been in the country for 4 days and have assisted the team in presenting Facilitator training in Kochi – a city of 2 million on the southwest coast, Kolkata- 12 million, on the sea of Bengal, then in Shillong and Guwahati, in the extreme northeast. These trainings have been focused on the leaders of influence in their cities and church denominations. In these 3 training we have averaged 35 leaders / training.
We have also met with the senior leaders of 3 denominations who signed letters of intent asking us to partner with them to bring about Stewardship ministry within their denominations.
So far the interest and enthusiasm is incredible! They are thankful for your help in making it possible for their people to study these truths 1st hand and learn the Biblical practices of handling resources effectively!
I’ll be traveling for another 10 days. Speaking to more Facilitators in Imphal & Mumbai, as well as presenting a leadership seminar in the same cities in honor of Dr. Dick Wynn.
For your interest on this 14 day trip, I will spend 10 nights in 8 different hotels or guest-houses and 4 nights sleeping in aircraft, as well, I will have spent 76 hours on those aircraft visiting 8 different cities! Not that I’m counting.
Blessings from your Brothers & Sisters in India!
Dave Rae is the President and Managing Director of Global Operations of Compass – finances God’s way. For more information about Dave, please click HERE