Sam Bandela

Location: India

Hometown: Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, S. India

Commissioned: 1994

In Feb. 1994, Sam Bandela started Chamblee-Doraville Ministry Center in the Atlanta, Ga., area and led it to be an established ministry with 10 full-time employees and a dozen different community based programs.

In 2000, Sam took new assignment with CBF to reach unreached and unevangelized people groups in India with special focus on North India. Bandela has helped tsunami survivors with life skills programs such as sewing centers and other community projects, including distribution of fishing nets, school uniforms and Bibles. In August 2006, Bandela also helped facilitate CBF emergency relief in the Andhra Coastal districts. He distributed clothes, rice, clean drinking water, blankets, school supplies, Bibles and cash for emergency supplies to 600 families.

With CBF mission’s support, Bandela has helped with medical clinics in the remote areas, film ministry and engaged in training, evangelism and church planting.

“Our mission and vision is to enlist, encourage, educate, equip, enable and empower Indian nationals for evangelism and church planting in India and the end result is church planting,” Bandela said. “Medical clinics, sewing center projects, supplying food, flood relief, water projects – they are all means and methods for evangelism. All that we do is helping people come to know the Lord, and giving birth to a new churches.”

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