About Christ Like Christian Ministries
Christ Like Christian Ministries was established in the year 2002 but its works were started and in progress since 1995.Its main activities are being carried out in five districts and in hundreds of villages. The ministry is reaching many villages with evangelism, education to tribal orphans and poor feeding to parentless / destitute and medical help to old, sick and helpless.
Bible says" Serve the L-RD with all your might, with all your soul, with all your strength and also love thy neighbor as thyself". The executive board members are with burden to reach the goals of the ministry and wishing to see the transformation of young and old into the likeness of CHRIST. The founder& President of the CLC Ministries who had vast experience in evangelism and with the word of G-D is with full of zeal for the lost souls and having compassion heart to reach poor and needy. Toured and reaching many countries like Israel, United States of America, Canada, Egypt, Jordan and Singapore many times and all the states in India with gospel. Having a clear vision & call reaching both Jews and gentiles with salvation information, for what his name "Ephraim "stands for " a double portion".
Activities like church plantation, supporting village pastors, helping poor students and extending medical help are spread into the Andhra Pradesh districts named Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, East Godavari, and Krishna. Started an orphanage in 2009 with 30 kids on average and making the way into many huts to spread the fragrance and the taste of CHRIST 's love. Also on fortnightly and monthly basis reaching and feeding hundreds of old people (no one to look after them), HIV + people / families, leprosy people and beggars on the streets. Thirty deep Village pastors & tribal areas are being helped every month and visiting them often to see the programmes and progress in their villages, in the churches and in their respective families. The above said all activities, among Indian villages and poor communities and surviving families are being done without any hindrance because of the great Christian country USA (from only church which is having 235 years of history on par with the country's Independence). Its roots have reached many countries and reached India too for CHRIST like Christian Ministries to touch and save many hearts.
Without the help of the anointed pastors, committed elders and loving congregation , the G-D's work of feeding and encouraging many families since 2005 would have not exist here in India. Praying and planning for more and more activities for the betterment of lives and precious SOULS. CHRIST like Christian Ministries India, is one of the best investing fields for anyone to see years of growth and expansion of God's Kingdom with continuous commitment.
Vision of the CLC Ministries
CHRIST like Christian Ministries and Welfare Association is revealed by God on one afternoon in the year 1995 while I was in communion with Him. He revealed the name and the vision of the Ministries in August 1995. A Christian must be like HIM and liked by HIM.
This ministry was founded with many faces and they are Village evangelism, General and tribal orphan education, young People's transformation into CHRIST Likeness, church plantation, Poor Feeding, medical help to poor and theological training to many. Doing all these activities mainly in villages is to see people taste the love of CHRIST.
The villages those are visited by the CLC Ministries all are in the midst of hills. Bible says "Serve the Lord with all your might, with all your soul, with all your mind, with all your strength and also love thy neighbor as thyself ".
This CHRIST like Christian Ministries was registered in the year 2002 November. Though it was registered then, but it's activities started long before since 1995. Many people received the good News of CHRIST and tasted the love of JESUS The Saviour. I was ordained as Pastor in the year 1998 April and has served as pastor in three villages. The CHRIST Like Christian Ministries is active in helping many pastors, poor students, widows, orphans and interior tribal churches. We wish to continue the activities with more commitment through many people and believers prayers and support. We anticipate to start more activities for the betterment of many more people / souls and for the expansion of LORD'S Kingdom and for the society to live in peace.
The Holy Bible was written by men divinely inspired by the HOLY SPIRIT all the Scriptures are totally true and trust worthy. We believe in Trinity G-D, the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. We believe in one and only living and true God. The eternal Trinity God reveals Himself to us as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit . And who created heaven, earth, and all beings. We believe in CHRIS JESUS the only begotten Son of God the Father who came to earth to save sinners, died, resurrected and ascended to heaven and sat at the right hand side of G-D, HIS father. We believe in HOLY SPIRIT who prays in growning for who believes in G-D. HE came as JESUS promised to comfort the body of CHRIST.
We believe in the immersion water baptism once and only once. We believe the cleansing of our sins is only through the holy blood of CHRIST JESUS with faith and in repentance We believe in the imminent second coming of JESUS - THE CHRIST, which will occur when the gospel of the Kingdom of G-D has been preached in all the earth as a witness. We believe that when CHRIST returns, HE will judge every man and woman of whole earth and He will reign for ever We believe G-D has a purpose on each one, who believes on HIM, to them HE gives time and grace to accomplish for which he took birth on this planet.
Rev.Dr Mindi Smith Ephraim by profession a Chemical Engineer later did his theological studies. He got married to Pretty Lloyes (LOIS) and blessed with two sons. The eldest Dany Rathan Eloi and the youngest Chris Zion. Left his job as Dy.Manager in an Metallurgical industry and dedicated to his masterïs ministry.