2018 has indeed been a year where we saw God’s surpassing grace and mercy in our ministerial journey. We had a vision to reach 2.5 crores of people and by the sheer grace of God, we were able to reach more than 3 crores of people, through our various ministerial projects.
HIGHLIGHTS OF 2018:
Prayer Tower Ministry
In 2018, we established new Prayer Towers at Marthandam, Thiruvallur, Namakkal (TamilNadu), Dumka (Jharkhand), Nizamabad (Telangana), Jalna (Maharashtra) and Rourkela (Odisha). In the past year, 30 lakhs of people have come for prayers, attended meetings and received their share of miracles at the 107 Prayer Towers in India. 48,07,311 people have received prayer assistance through the Telephone Prayer Ministry that is there in all Languages.
National Prayer Tower
A total of 174 Prayer Intercessors from 21 States and 2 Union Territories of India participated in prophetic prayers held for the country of India.
Social Media Ministry
99,78,930 people have visited the ‘Jesus Calls’ website.
One-day Special Blessing Meetings were held at Thiruvallur, Vellore, Chennai, Tiruchirapalli, Namakkal, Salem, Bethesda, Perambalur and Pondicherry in TamilNadu. Prayer Festivals were conducted at Hyderabad (Telangana), Jalna (Maharashtra), Dumka (Jharkhand), Trivandrum (Kerala), Rourkela, and Kandhamal (Odisha). Seven and a half lakh people participated in these public meetings and received God’s blessings. Approximately 6,000 young people participated in the Youth meetings (U-Turn) held at Nagpur and Ranchi.
More than 1,100 people participated in the World Prayer Convention held at Jerusalem on May 2018. The Lord opened doors for us to do ministry in Live Oak, Los Angeles (California), Seattle (Washington), Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) and Dallas (Texas) in the United States of America. In addition, we were also able to reach people in Haiti, Edmonton and Toronto in Canada, Durban (South Africa) and Dubai and Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates).
Training for Ambassadors were conducted at 23 places in which 849 people were trained. Fifty-four people were trained at the Refreshers' Training held in Bengaluru. 1530 Prayer Intercessors were trained at the Volunteer Prayer Intercessors Training held at ten locations. 115 people took part in the 'Train the Trainers' programme held in New Delhi at the Prayer Academy. Thirty-three people completed their training and received certificates in the Partner Training Programme.
Prophetical Prayer Training
About 8,000 people participated in the Prophetical Prayer Training' held at Aurangabad, Trivandrum, and Rourkela and received prophetical anointing.
Esther Prayer Group
In 2018, a total of 367 Prayer Groups including 265 Esther Prayer Groups, 52 Youth
Esther Prayer Groups, 27 Junior Esther Prayer Groups, and 23 Couples Esther Prayer Groups were newly formed. Members of 232 Groups which were dormant due to various reasons were revived.
National Prayer and Ministry Alliance
Prayer for elections were organized at Bengaluru, Bhopal and Raipur. Fellowship Meetings for Pastors and Servants of God were held at Chennai, Coimbatore, Pondicherry, Trivandrum, and Rourkela. ‘Prayer for the Nation’ was organized at New Delhi. More than 800 Pastors held at Hyderabad on behalf of this Alliance.
Six hundred television programs are being telecast in 10 different languages through 20 television channels every week. Crores of people have been blessed through them. We are making efforts to start IP T.V. service which will be telecast through the internet this year. We are also making preparations to store messages and make it accessible.
In 2018, 15 lakh people have been touched by the responses they received in all languages. 4.2 lakhs of people have been contacted via e-mail and received responses. We are taking efforts to expand the prayer assistance service using technologies like SMS and Web Chat.
Thirty-six lakhs of copies of the ‘Jesus Calls’ monthly Magazine have been distributed in India in 7 languages viz., Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Hindi, Gujarati and English. Recently, magazines in Odia language were also made available. We are making efforts to release the ‘Jesus Calls’ Magazine in Punjabi, too. We have added more sections for family, children, and youth from this issue of the ‘Jesus Calls’ Magazine so that all segments of society are catered to and blessed by the Word of God.