|Welcome to Esudas Mission in India
to the web site for the Esudas Indian Mission. This
work of the church of Christ in India is located in the state of
Andhra Pradesh, Guntur
District of east southern central India, located about 40
miles from the Indian ocean. (See map right.)
Coordinates 16°15'52.70"N x 80° 5'28.52"E.
servant of Jesus) is the son of a gospel preacher.
He is currently preaching at 8 congregations of the church
of Christ located in the villages of
His Christian wife and son help out with his ministry.
It is necessary for him and his family to be in six
different locations each Lord's day and again during the
week for midweek studies.
|B. Esudas lives and
works among those in the Sudra
caste of India.
Generally treated as the rejects of society, they are
poverty stricken, uneducated and unable to support their
own preachers. The vast majority of the people are
illiterate. They are used as common laborers by the
higher caste citizenry to perform the duties they feel are
beneath them. The government is run by the higher
caste society so there is little opportunity for anyone in
Esudas' caste to rise above the poverty level enough to
effectively make a change.
|B. Esudas is working
in a mission field white unto the harvest. He is in
a position to make a tremendous impact for the Lord's
kingdom, but he is unable to effectively work in this
field without outside support. There simply is not
enough money to support him and his family.
|His only connections
with those outside of his area is through the internet.
He does not have an overseeing congregation at this time
and he is financially unable to travel abroad to seek
|B. Esudas became
familiar with a number of sound members of the church of
Christ through his membership in the
Website and the associated
Forum. The gospel preachers who contribute to
these websites hold an annual lectureship. B. Esudas
mortgaged his house and traveled to the United States to
attend the annual lectureship in Pelham, Alabama.
While he was in the United States, he visited a number of
the members of the Preachers Files and the
congregations where they work.
|During this time,
some of us who met him in person and got to know him
became convinced of his sincerity and soundness and we
want to help him in his work. We feel that he is
faithfully doing the work of an evangelist among his own
Work Reports prior to October 7, 2007
private Bible study with 11 people in Chennuapali church
of Christ in Prakasam district. We had a lot of
discussion. It resulted 4 baptisms. They are young
people age about 24 to 28. Their names are Iyyanna,
Raja, Pullaiah, Nageswarao. I am am very glad to baptize
them. Pray for this young people.
Brother in Christ