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South Asian and Christian, Really?

South Asian and Christian? Really? Isn’t Christianity the “white man’s religion though?” As our society becomes increasingly secular it may not be heard as much since fewer individuals identify themselves as Christians, but the sentiment is still out there. What does it mean to be a Christian? In order to honestly address this issue, I think first of all it would be appropriate to agree on our terminology. What does it mean to be a Christian? Am I talking about…
A Small Beginning Can Lead to a Big Impact

Small Beginnings

A small beginning can lead to a big impact! God’s Word to Zerubbabel through Zechariah went like this, “Do not despise these small beginnings” (Zech. 4:10). This message was delivered to discouraged leader and a demoralized people who were trying to get back on their feet after a difficult transition. In his doubt, Zerubbabel needed this message from the Lord… Start small and see what a difference you can make when I’m in it with you! Small beginnings in our…

Overseas Relief Fund

The Asian Christian Church’s chosen missions focus is ministering to our brothers and sisters who have been persecuted for their faith. This we do through the Overseas Relief Fund. Responding to God’s Call to stand in support of those persecuted for their faith in Jesus Christ. ORF Strategy Document Mission Our mission is to provide humanitarian and spiritual assistance to families who have suffered violence directed against them because of their faith in Jesus Christ. We have sensed that God…

Shahbaz, Dr. Imam-ud-deen (1845 – 1921)

Padri Imam-ud-Deen Shahbaz, popularly known as ID Shahbaz, was born in 1845 in a small village Zafarwal near Narowal (now in Pakistan). He was born in a Muslim family and was attracted to the message of Christianity from the tender age of about ten years. As an adult he joined the Church Missionary Society (Anglican Church) School in Amritsar, India, as a teacher, and it was here that he was baptized by Padri Robert Clark in 1866. Between 1866 and…

Piyar Tera Masih

Piyar Tera Masih sung by Jennifer Daniel and Eliasib Zahir. From the album, Aye Masiha Meray, produced by Asian Christian Church, Edmonton.