• INCG House Church in Bhatriyatal.Jan 2015


    July 5, 2016 | Vasanth & Mano

    It is amazing to see the cooperative spirit in the churches and missions of Odisha particularly the four needy districts. Even though they want to work together, they haven’t had clear goals and visions. So our training is bringing the needed vision to them and also offering some tools to achieve the vision. My wife … Read more

  • INCG Seetha during prayertime.April 2015

    Please Pray

    June 1, 2016 | Vasanth & Mano

      That the networks we are trying to establish in Odisha will be fruitful. That the leaders will focus on goals and vision constantly. For the changing political climate of our country and the churches would be ready to face it. For continued health and joy of Vasanth and Mano and family, and all the … Read more

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    Story Telling Seminars

    April 25, 2016 | Vasanth & Mano

    Church planters are very excited about the storying method of sharing the Good News with oral learners. They share a story with non-literate people and then discuss it. Eventually small groups hear the story and teach it to other groups, and then to the community. This results in a spontaneous expansion of God’s truth in … Read more

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    Mission to Women

    March 7, 2016 | Vasanth & Mano

    One of the biggest successes of our ministry is empowering women – holistically. For example in Odisha, the Self Help groups partner with the local church to run the Children Community Centre (CCC). For the last six months, the bank accounts have been operated by the respective CCC local committee in which women play a … Read more

  • INCG Mano teaching Leadership Training.Jan20151

    Family Update and Prayer Requests

    November 15, 2015 | Vasanth & Mano

      Mano and I have completed 38 years of marriage. God has been faithful to us. Our children are committed to missions. That is a great joy we have. As we are nearing the age of retirement, we are prayerfully preparing our successors and looking for opportunities to meaningfully spend our time together. We want … Read more

  • INCG Odisa Women in Leadership Training1.Jan 20151

    Women in Leadership Training equips for Evangelism

    November 1, 2015 | Vasanth & Mano

      Women leaders are key in the church planting process in India because women are seen to have a knack for evangelism. Women’s leadership training aims to teach simple principles and tools so that the women will remain active in ministry and plant churches. We are pleased to see women leading different ministries such as … Read more

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    Micro-Enterprise Training

    October 4, 2015 | Vasanth & Mano

        One particular village is just 15 km from our district headquarters. But this village remains underdeveloped. No one over the age of 10 went to school, because there were no schools until recently. Lack of electric connection keeps the villagers in darkness. When we visited this area last year, young girls in this … Read more

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    Storytelling Seminars equip Non-literate Workers

    August 20, 2015 | Vasanth & Mano

      These church planters are actively involved and working among oral learners. Through our trainings, we have seen a tremendous impact in Odisha. We are watching the training being taken to different levels. We go and train the local leaders and start Bible study groups, which become the seedbed for planting churches. Since our training … Read more

  • INCG Spontaneous Expansion of the Gospel.April 20151

    New Convert among Those Trained as Church Planters

    July 24, 2015 | Vasanth & Mano

        Our training has given formerly unschooled church planters a goal to achieve, a path to follow, and a strategy to implement their vision. In the past six months, we trained 127 frontline church planters in six different training programs from four different states. One example is Deva, who was beaten black and blue … Read more

  • Ministry Update concerning Political Changes

    June 18, 2015 | Vasanth & Mano

      India is going through a change in political context with the rise of Hindu right wing groups. All of this forms a new reality for the churches in India. It has caused them to put more emphasis on discipleship, local leadership development, and changing the regular or traditional strategies of church planting. Training plays … Read more