Bishop's Encyclopedia of Religion, Society and Philosophy


Sanray (not his real name), raised a devout Muslim and who is also a doctor, has embraced Christianity after he was healed from cancer (1). According to Sanray:

“I was crying, and the one Name I did not want to believe in came back to me again and again, I was so weak and so sick. So I prayed to the Lord Jesus and said, “Will you heal me?” (2)

Sanray was indeed healed and as a result he has now planted more than 50 churches! Which, considered, is quite a feat (he clearly has a talent for planting churches). However, Sanray has also faced intense rejection from his village in West Bengal as well as by his own family: “My family threw me out. They said, ‘We want nothing to do with you. Since you have Jesus, you can just go away” (3)

After his new allegiance to Christ…

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