Empowerment of Women – UTC Bangalore

On my last day in India – nearly two weeks back now – I could visit the United Theological College (UTC) in Bangalore meeting the Principal Vasantha Rao and being part of the ceremony “Turning the Sod” for the new women’s research center. This new project is very much supported by the Baden Church (EKiBa), the Association of Mission Societies Hamburg (EMW) and my own Church.

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Peace between the religious communities

Since the communal riots in the Old City of Hyderabad 1990 and 1992 with hundreds of killed men and women Henry Martyn Institute is working for peace and reconciliation between people of different faiths and cultures. Always when I’m coming to the Institute and have the chance to visit their projects I’m deeply touched by the commitment of the Hindu and Muslim ladies working together in the Amman Shanti Community Centers. „Peace between the religious communities“ weiterlesen

Frohe Weihnachten – Merry Christmas

„Josef tat, wie ihm der Engel des Herrn befohlen hatte …“ (Matthäus 1,24)
„Joseph did as the angel of the Lord commanded him …” (Matthew 1:24)

Die Geburt Jesu wird in den Evangelien unter anderem als die Zuwendung des Schöpfers zu dieser Welt beschrieben. In ihm sind wir gemacht worden. Das Geschehen an Weihnachten ist damit die biblische Bekräftigung von Gottes Liebe für die Welt; für die GANZE Welt.

The birth of Jesus is described in the gospels among other things as the Creator’s devotion to this world. In him we were made. The event of Christmas is thus the biblical affirmation of God’s love for the world; for the WHOLE world. 

Gesegnete Weihnachten und einen guten Start ins neue Jahr!
Blessed Christmas and a good start into the new year!

Ihr / Euer / Yours Detlev Knoche