Familiar name

OM International | India

In Visakhapatnam, teams from Logos Hope visited a church with a familiar name. Logos Church was started by Abraham Singh Sivalanka in 1974, inspired by the visit of sister ship Logos to the port two years earlier. Since then, not only has the congregation grown to 250 people but around 50 Logos Churches have been planted in rural India. Abraham’s son Sunder, who is assistant pastor at the church, has been involved in three ship visits, volunteering on sister ship Doulos in 1993 and 2006. This time around, he has worked in Logos Hope’s International Café, serving visitors to the ship. “The local people have been blessed by the ship people,” he said. “The ship people are from many different nationalities and cultures but they are all of one mind - the mind of Christ.”

Published: Monday, 15 August 2011
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