ACAUT members have been reminded on the role and responsibilities it had taken up with the support of the people to fight against corruption, by Ao Baptist Pastors’ Fellowship Dimapur (ABPFD) at the prayer and fellowship programme convened by the latter at Dimapur Ao Baptist Arogo (DABA) on Monday.
According to ACAUT media cell, Rev. Lanu, pastor Dorgapathar Ao Church praised ACAUT leaders in not wavering or succumbing to “tribalism, dirty politics, and money-power”, and said that this has made people belief in the ACAUT movement. However, cautioned ACAUT against succumbing to such pressures.
Rev. Maong Aier, associate pastor, DABA, urged ACAUT leaders to constantly engage with the senior citizens for their wisdom and blessings. He said in other Christian countries, church leaders and city planners worked in close co-ordination to make plan on the needs of the cities.
Rev. Lima, associate pastor, DABA, admitted that some of the activities of ACAUT were indeed the “job for the churches”. He also spoke against corruption by citing examples of government officials, who owned palatial properties, which he said was not possible with their salary. He further termed ACAUT movement as “prophetic” and for which people were expecting them to show the directions.
Ao Baptist Church Pastors’ Association also prayed for ACAUT members.
Meanwhile, media cell thanked pastors association for donating Rs. 2,30,000 to ACAUT.
It stated that such “validation and encouragement” by church would also encourage all right thinking citizens and civil society movements/organizations to extend support for a desirable social change.
Among some of the points, the leaders prayed for good health, wisdom and success of ACAUT members, sought divine intervention on all activities of ACAUT and prayed that issues and agenda taken up by government and other social organizations would bring desirable changes in the state.