Goodbye Kolkata… I hope to see you again

Day seven in Kolkata, my last here. And while I'm excited to see Ruth and the children tomorrow, I'm sad to say goodbye to such an interesting city! It really is without exception the most vibrant place I have been to. I have met the most extraordinary people serving Jesus in different ways and have … Continue reading Goodbye Kolkata… I hope to see you again

So, I visited the red light district today

Day 5 in Kolkata and after presenting to church leaders and bringing 'greetings' from the Baptist Union of Great Britain I visit one of the red light districts in one of the slums where 10,000 woman and children trade sex. I'm visiting as I am keen to see some creative business projects which have been … Continue reading So, I visited the red light district today

Remote village community gather to hear good news

Day 3 in Kolkata India and I'm reflecting on a day like no other. I joined BMS world mission action team and a whole pile of guests (above) to visit a remote village where Christians hadn't ventured before. A three hour drive along battered up pot holed roads to where the boat which is used … Continue reading Remote village community gather to hear good news