Seeing home through fresh eyes


Jimmy Tyrie, Pastor Nissh, Michael Tillman and Pastor Emmanuel before the IndyCar test drive. Eight pastors from India recently visited Johnson County. SUBMITTED PHOTO

There is no other way to say it, but I confess I have never walked out of Walmart and been as thankful nor said what my new friend said to me: “Miss Janet, you are so blessed in this country. This Walmart has many things.”

Eight new faces visited Johnson County last week. It was their first time in America — in Indiana — in Johnson County — for four of the eight pastors from India.

When I asked Emmanuel what his first impression of the United States was, he succinctly answered in his Hindi-accented English, “There are much less people, many more cars — and many greens.” Emmanuel pastors a church in a tourist city with a population of 1.7 million.

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