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Prayerful Heart

Fourth class student, Sampson Raj, asked Ms. Sara to pray for his family. His parents were in the process of getting a divorce. Upon hearing this, Sara became heartbroken, and she cried for him. She prayed for Sampson Raj in the classroom, and she also became a...

Becoming A Man Of Character

According to his teachers, Unmesh used to be a troublemaker in the classroom. They describe him as “rough” and difficult to handle. Now, Ms. Indira says that she has noticed a change in character. Unmesh says that his goal is to get good grades, graduate, and obtain a...

Loving God, Loving People – Teacher’s Conference June 5-7

Riverside is more than a school, and we exist make the Lord’s name known. We strive not only to develop excellent students, but to make disciples of our students. During the three-day annual Teacher’s Conference, this is the message that we gave to our teachers. Our...

Not Grow Weary – Medical Camp June 6

As we woke up to another day of medical camps and teacher’s conferences, the whole house of people were delighted to look out on a gray sky. We were thankful for the clouds softening the unrelenting heat of the sun that we have become so accustomed to. After breakfast...

Pastor’s Conference 2017 – June 3

Pastor's Gerry and Kay Wilson, of Arcadia Friends Community Church led their third consecutive conference with 50 Pastor's and 35 wives in attendance. Throughout the three day conference, those gathered enjoyed a wonderful time of worship, music, prayer, and...

Biblical Manhood/Womanhood – June 14

Biblical Womanhood The women of the Simpson and APU team led three sessions on Biblical Womanhood for the high school girls of Riverside School. Our goal was to teach these young women how to nurture their bodies and their relationship with Jesus. By...

Presence – VBS June 10

God has been working in so many different ways throughout all the events our teams have been serving at throughout Andhra Pradesh. June 10th was the final VBS of this trip, and God definitely showed Himself in multiple ways. Upon arriving to the church, more than one...

Witnessing Care – June 12-13

Jesus reached out to the "untouchables" of his day – the people with leprosy that were shunned and outcast from society. His compassion to heal lives on through Christian brothers and sisters today.  And a leper came to Jesus, beseeching Him and falling on his...

Answered Prayers – VBS June 8

By Annela Flores Before we started our summer ministry work, Pastor Gerry and Pastor Kay encouraged our teams to bring specific prayer requests to God. This way, we would focus on what we want to happen, and we can clearly see how God answers our prayers. We are so...

God’s Faithfulness – Medical Camp June 9

By Allie Maxwell, Simpson University This morning some of our group decided to wake up early and take a walk to see the cashew farms. It was a really pleasant morning spent with wonderful people. Afterwards we met for our daily devotions and set out for our medical...

Waiting For Prayer – Medical Camp June 2

by Aubrey Cronk, Simpson University Nursing Today was a beautiful day here in Mori. After beginning our day with breakfast and devotions, our medical team traveled to a nearby village to put on yet another medical camp. As we pulled up to the spot where we were to set...

Christ At The Center – VBS June 1

Riverside School’s Vacation Bible School program is off and running! This year, we are a small team made up of resident missionaries, Azusa Pacific alum and students, family of Dr. Darwin, and group leaders. Each member is a vital part of the team to share and...