Supporting Widows : Fulfilling James 1:27
There are an estimated 40 million widows in India. Widows are ostracized by society, Thousands of India’s widows’ flock to the holy city of “Vrindavan” waiting to die. They are found on side streets, hunched over with walking canes, their heads shaved and their pain etched by hundreds of deep wrinkles in their faces. These Hindu widows, the poorest of the poor, are shunned from society when their husbands die, not for religious reasons, but because of tradition -- and because they're seen as a financial drain on their families.
Zion Gospel Ministries has started supporting 40 widows in 20 villages. It has been a blessing for the ministry and all these widows were Hindus before but now they are born again and baptized. Zion Gospel Ministries supporting and helping these widows as a Bridge to evangelize the villagers.
The widow’s situation is much more extreme within some of Indian villages. "There, it is much more tradition-bound” . Villages. We are asking God to open the doors to build a home for old age widows as “House of Zion
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