Hemanth Peter, became the director in 2007. He pastors a local church in Bangalore and conducts the Source of Light ministry from the church. Rev. Peter distributes the Source of Light Bible lessons in Kannada and English, and has seen a great growth of the ministry since the beginning of 2009. Many local pastors are very interested in the literature and many new Associate Discipleship Schools have been established. In the first half of 2009, over 500 people have made first-time professions of faith in Christ through the Bible lessons. Rev. Peter distributes the SLM literature in the Kannada and English languages.
1607, 4th Cross, 6th Main Road, RPC Layout
Vijaya Nagar – II Stage
Population: 1,220,800,359 (July 2013 est.)
Ethnic Groups: Indo-Aryan 72%, Dravidian 25%, Mongoloid and other 3% (2000)
Languages: Hindi 41%, Bengali 8.1%, Telugu 7.2%, Marathi 7%, Tamil 5.9%, Urdu 5%, Gujarati 4.5%, Kannada 3.7%, Malayalam 3.2%, Oriya 3.2%, Punjabi 2.8%, Assamese 1.3%, Maithili 1.2%, other 5.9% note: English enjoys the status of subsidiary official language but is the most important language for national, political, and commercial communication; Hindi is the most widely spoken language and primary tongue of 41% of the people; there are 14 other official languages: Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu, Gujarati, Malayalam, Kannada, Oriya, Punjabi, Assamese, Kashmiri, Sindhi, and Sanskrit; Hindustani is a popular variant of Hindi/Urdu spoken widely throughout northern India but is not an official language (2001 census)
Religions: Hindu 80.5%, Muslim 13.4%, Christian 2.3%, Sikh 1.9%, other 1.8%, unspecified 0.1% (2001 census)