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Laymen's evangelical fellowship

Laymen's Evangelical Fellowship International is a Christian organisation founded in 1935 in Madras, India by N. Daniel (1897-1963), a former mathematics teacher at McLaurin High School in Kakinada, and currently headed by his son Joshua Daniel (born February 1928).

The Fellowship has centres in many parts of India, with the majority in the states of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh:

Additionally, it has "tentmaker" (supported through their own work rather than by the organisation) missionaries in various countries such as Cyprus, Guyana, Venezuela and the Brixton area of London and radio broadcasts named "The Lord's Challenge" from Guyana, United Kingdom, France-Paris,Germany,Australia and parts of the United States (Buffalo, New York; Atlanta, Georgia; Council Bluffs, Iowa; Detroit, Michigan). Since January 2007, a weekly series of half-hour television broadcasts with same title ("The Lord's Challenge") as the radio broadcasts have been going forth from Novi, MI; a RealVideo copy of each broadcast is available for play or download from the organisation's website.

Live Webcast of Retreats (including Annual Retreat, generally in May of the year) has been available from May 2008.

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