Tamil Gospel Resources
A special welcome to all visitors of Tamil heritage! This page contains
links to Bibles, stories and web sites written in Tamil which tell about Jesus
and His love for the Tamil people.
Many followers of Jesus are praying that God will bless the Tamil people,
and some of the links on this page have information to help them learn more about the Tamil language and culture.
Thank you for visiting. May the grace and peace of God be yours today!
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Tamil Publications About Jesus
TamilChristian.com has a rich site with gospel songs, messages the Bible in Tamil, and a directory of Tamil churches in the U.S. (on their links page).
||GotQuestions.org answers basic questions about Christianity in many languages including Tamil.
TamilGoodNews.com has witness, music, prayer and links.
The Four Spiritual Laws explains God's plan of salvation in Tamil.
Tamil Bibles to purchase:
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You can purchase the Tamil New Testament in audio format from Faith Comes By Hearing.
Find audio, online and print Bibles in 250 languages at Bibles in Your Lanugage.
Background Info on the Tamil Language and People
The SIL Ethnologue reports that approximately 60 million people worldwide speak Tamil. Most of these (over 58 million) are residents of India, with an additional 3 million in Sri Lanka, a quarter million in Malaysia and a quarter million in South Africa.
Information for Churches
Perhaps you've noticed that several Tamil families have moved into your community. Your church would like to get acquainted with them and find ways to serve your new neighbors. But how can you begin?
Begin by cultivating a loving heart, a listening ear, and the habit of prayer. Look for opportunities to learn about other cultures and develop skills for cross-cultural communication. There are lots of resources on this site, including the article "How to Start a Cross-Cultural Ministry," that can help you prepare to move forward in faith.
The Jesus Film is a great way to share the gospel in the "heart language" of your Tamil neighbors. Campus Crusade for Christ has produced this beautiful film of the gospel of Luke and translated it into over 600 languages, including Tamil. Your church can buy a video for less than $20 and sponsor a "Tamil Night" to show the film and begin a dialogue. Ask Tamil leaders in the community if they would like to see the film and if they'll help you invite other families.
To order the Jesus Film, visit Jesusfilm.org. Or order by phone from Campus Crusade at 1-800-432-1997.
The International School of Ministry offers affordable bible training in Tamil . Their course in structured, taught by interdenominational Christian leaders, and available on audio tapes so your church can become a training center.
Tamil Language Resources
If you want to honor your Tamil friends, learn a few phrases in their language.
There are multi-media tutorials and games online.
Languages and Scripts of India claims it has 1000 links to Tamil-related Internet sites.
These are the best-selling Tamil language books at Amazon.com:
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