Meet our partners in India South
Zion Evangelical Ministries
Northwoods partners with Zion Evangelistic and Care Ministries (ZEC) in southern India. Pastor Syam and his wife Esther are Sending Leaders for the Surge Project, which means they raise up, call, equip and send individuals who would plant churches in Visakhapatnam, India and the greater region of Andra Pradesh in south India. Syam & Esther are very intentional about reaching the next generation of Christ-followers in India. Their young adult sons, Joy and Jesse are actively engaged in ZEC Ministries, leading worship, youth and children’s ministries. Through ZEC, they hold large children’s camps to evangelize the youth, but they also train young adult leaders to host these camps where thousands of children have been exposed to the gospel. They have hosted conferences that have reached and trained over 800 pastors. Syam is a Pastor’s Pastor, having training thousands of Pastors within India.