WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA World, www.gfa.org) founded by Dr. K.P. Yohannan – Discussing Rachna and her family, the abandonment and acute struggles, and the Gospel for Asia-supported Bridge of Hope used by God to lift this mother’s burden.
A day in Rachna’s house was always a gamble. One night, her husband, Sahay, was a doting father who brought home a feast for his children; the next, he was a raving drunkard who beat his wife. Twice, Sahay’s violence had even caused a pregnant Rachna to miscarry.
Rachna was desperate for a way out, but she had nowhere to take her four children. It almost seemed easier for Sahay to just disappear from his family’s life—until the day he did.
Father Goes Missing after Work
Sahay was a laborer at a construction site far from home, so it was understandable when it took him a long time to return at the end of the day. If he was stopping to get food for the children or if he was getting drunk, he would be out even longer. But as the hours ticked by one night, Rachna realized Sahay wasn’t just late.
As cruel a husband as Sahay was, Rachna wasn’t relieved. He provided the family’s only source of income…
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