Pioneer evangelist and pastor to Indo-Canadians in B.C.’s Fraser Valley, David Manuel was honoured at Celebration 2010 for ministering to more than a generation of Punjabi settlers in the Valley. Some three decades after Manuel started his work out of South Abbotsford (B.C.) MB Church, a number of congregations in the central valley have embarked on an effort to reach out to the growing community of more than 30,000 Punjabi people, most followers of the Sikh religion.
Seminary honours servant leader for evangelistic work “The honour is huge and too heavy for a small man,” said David Manuel, an East Indian minister working with South Abbotsford (B.C.)…