Please allow me to
introduce myself. I am B.
Esudas. I am 44 years old and I live in the city of
Narasraopet, Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh, South India. I was
baptized into Christ 23 years ago by Brother Claude A. Guild.
My father, Bontha Paul,
was a faithful gospel preacher from the church of Christ in
Chennupalli. He helped ground me in the truth of God's Word.
I married, my wife Lakkepogu Vijaya kumari
18 years ago. We are blessed with three children,
ages 17, 16, 14. My eldest daughter's name is Bontha Nani
Kumari (left). My son's name is Bontha Bharath Bhushan
(right), and my
youngest daughter's name is Bontha Nyna (below left). My daughter Nani and
My son Bharth Bhushan were baptized into Christ in
June, 2007. My son is currently assisting me in the work of the
In addition to my
three children, I am also taking care of 9 orphaned children.
With the generous help of American brothers and sisters, we are
able to provide schooling and food and shelter for these
children. Their names are Swetha,
Samuel. They are now
under my care.
My wife is an
invaluable aid and apt Bible class teacher for the ladies and
children in the work. Her knowledge of God's word enables her
to assist them with the problems of everyday life in relation to
the diseases and nutrition responsibilities that they encounter.
My children are obedient and becoming proficient in the use of
scripture, sometimes assisting with biblical studies.