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Zion Prayer House

Houses of God | Ganti Pedapudi, Andhra Pradesh, India

Issue: "Trouble in Egypt," June 2, 2012

Zion Prayer House in India's Andhra Pradesh state is a Baptist congregation in the middle of the Hindu village of Ganti Pedapudi. "This particular village used to be very hostile to Christians, but in the last decade the Lord has been moving strongly to bring many to His fold," writes Deva Kumar Villuri, a friend of the pastor and his family. The church met in a small thatched-roof shed for many years but now gathers in the half-finished building surrounded by coconut trees.

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