Entries by Caesar David

A Round Table Discussion on 1st October 2017

A round table discussion on “Religious Minorities in India: Challenges and Responses” was held on 1st October 2017, at New Delhi YMCA. 44 members attended the meeting representing NCCI member churches, Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI), Evangelical Organisations and Civil Society Organisations. It was moderated by Rev. Dr. Roger Gaikwad, General Secretary of National […]

Colonel Chelliah Mony, Territorial Commander of India Central Territory of The Salvation Army, passes away.

Colonel Chelliah Mony, Territorial Commander India Central Territory of The Salvation Army, was promoted to Glory on 25 September, 2017. Chelliah Mony entered training from Osaravilai Corps in the India South Eastern Territory as a cadet of the Overcomers Session, and was commissioned on 13 May 1976. Also in May 1976 he married Mallika Mony, […]

Reflections on Medical Missions

Let me reflect on some common queries regarding Medical Missions in the minds of Christian medical students and on ways forward: Who is a missionary? I found this definition from Wikipedia (3) quite comprehensive, “A missionary is a member of a religious group sent into an area to do evangelism or ministries of service, such as education, literacy, social justice, health care and economic development. The word […]

Independence Day 2017 – Open letter to The Prime Minister of India

To, Shri Narendra Modi, The Prime Minister of India. Dear Prime Minister, Greetings! On Good Friday 14th April 2017 (The Day commemorating the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ, instigated by the communal minded right wing religious and political leaders of the time), I had written an open letter to you expressing my concern as an Indian […]

NCCI letter to Prime Minister of India

August 3, 2017 To, Shri Narendra Modi, Honourable Prime Minster of India. Dear Prime Minister, Greetings to you from the National Council of Churches in India! Your good self and indeed all the citizens of the country are well aware of the phenomenon of minority targeted violence in the country. In the long list of […]

NCCI Letter to President of India

August3, 2017   To, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, Honourable President of India. Your Excellency, Greetings to you from the National Council of Churches in India (NCCI)! The National Council of Churches in India (NCCI) represents 14 million Protestant and Orthodox Christians in the country. On behalf of the Council, we congratulate you for being elected […]