Monthly Archives: February 2008
TypoOriginally uploaded by t4global Considering this is one of the main parking garages for the Sikh’s Golden Temple, I’m thinking this is a typo….Anuj pointed this out to me as we were about to leave in our car to go to the Amritsar airport.
Golden Temple Holy of Holies
Holy of Holies Originally uploaded by t4global This is where the 11th guru stays during the day – the Sikh holy scriptures. The scriptures are taken out of the temple each day in order for the guru (the scripture book) to rest, and brought back into this “holy of holies” each morning. No cameras, cell phones, etc are to be … Continue reading
Home sweet home
Home sweet home Originally uploaded by t4global This the home of our driver in Amritsar and Firojpur. His mother, wife, oldest brother and his wife, 2 young children and a baby, live in this home. The courtyard in the foreground is their work area, garage, and home to their 3 cows. This entire family is a believing family with incredibly … Continue reading
Our first impromptu listening group in Punjab
Our first impromptu listening group in Punjab Originally uploaded by t4global After lunch at Pastor Howell’s home (in Firojpur, Punjab, India), a women’s bible study group listens to a drama on the issues around female infanticide in northern India. Even in this country where there are no laws prohibiting multiple children (such as China), this issue is large in certain … Continue reading
India shows Pakistan how its done
India shows Pakistan how its done Originally uploaded by t4global Each night at sundown, the Indian and Pakistani border guards put on an amazing show of lowering their respective flags, which are no more than 10 meters apart. 5 guards from each country take turns marching toward each other in a ferocious manner and then retreating with tough looking faces … Continue reading
We just launched SOS Audio as a new initiative to promote the needs of programs in 5 countries that we’ve highlighted. This is by no means an exhaustive list of countries we’re working in, but it’s a start!