In a 2010 paper written for the Cape Town 2010 Congress of the Lausanne Movement, S. Kent Parks and John Scott deliver an impassioned plea for the “Forgotten Fourth” — the almost 2 billion people without access to the gospel. These “separate peoples” are mostly Muslim, Hindu and Buddhist, and include significant urban populations.
Hindu WorldHinduism is the world's third largest religion (behind Christianity and Islam), and many scholars believe it is also the oldest. Find out how the message of God's love is reaching Hindus and discover opportunities to be involved in God's work among those who are trapped in the Hindu way of life. The Prayercast website provides helpful resources for praying for Hindus.
FROM PREMIER CHRISTIANITY:
Leaving the Hindu Priesthood for Christ
Rahil Patel spent six years in India — away from his home and family in London — undergoing intensive training to become a Hindu priest. Outwardly, he was a model student and priest. But inwardly, his heart was unsettled and restless. Through the influence of a children’s Bible he found in a bookstore and later when a group of believers welcomed him in their midst on a Sunday morning, he said “Yes” to Jesus. “I went back to my hotel room and secretly in my heart gave my life to Jesus. It was then that I realised how he had been questioning, guiding and attracting me. He had been there throughout my life, knocking on the door.” Click the button below to read the rest of the story!