WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA World) founded by KP Yohannan, has been the model for numerous charities like Gospel for Asia Canada – Discussing Khanjana, the rejection and isolation he and his family experienced amid crushing poverty, and the GFA Pastor that share hope, joy and love.
As a lonely fisherman, it seemed life had little to offer Khanjana besides hard work and the derision of society. Khanjana adopted the worth others had assigned to him, which was diminutive. The rejection and isolation he and his family faced crushed his spirit. Khanjana wanted more for his two sons, but it seemed no one cared about, or even noticed, his family.
Despised and Ignored
Khanjana possessed none of the values people in his society esteemed. He had no wealth; he was a lowly fisherman living in poverty. He had no formal education; he learned the fishing trade from his father. He had a physical disability; he had lost his right hand in a fishing accident.
As a result, the family was despised in the community, and no one came to visit their small hut. Even the leaders of Khanjana’s traditional religion kept their distance, choosing instead to visit the wealthier members of the community…
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