Faith Ablaze International Ministries began in 2012 and operates among the nations of this world. Our team comprises Christian partners who are pastors, church leaders, retirees and professionals of different ethnicities and nationalities. We are united at the cross of Jesus, our Lord and Saviour.
We are motivated by Scriptural truths found in:
Mathew 28: 18-20
18 And Jesus came and said to them, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,
20 teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age."
John 4: 23-24
23 But the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father is seeking such people to worship him. 24 God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth."
VISION: We are equippers and mobilizers of Christ-believers, especially next generation pastors and leaders, into godliness and loving service for God’s glory among the nations.
MISSION: We partner with local churches, fellowships and individuals to bring biblical teachings and purposes to Christ-believers in obedience to the Great Commission.
We aim to impact future intercultural missionaries to serve God to the best of their abilities through a mentoring process.
We aim to coordinate short-term mission exposure trips with churches and individuals who desire to experience intercultural ministries.
We aim to consistently bless and bring the needs of people among the nations to God through prayer.
We believe the Bible to be the fully inspired, infallible, inerrant, and authoritative Word of God.
We believe there is one God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
We believe that our Lord Jesus Christ is the eternal Son of God, fully divine and fully human. We believe in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His substitutionary and atoning death, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory.
We believe that for the salvation of lost and sinful man, regeneration by the Holy Spirit is absolutely essential.
We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit whose indwelling and filling enables the Christian to live a godly life.
We believe in the bodily resurrection and judgment of all man. Believers are resurrected to enjoy eternal life with God, and unbelievers are resurrected to eternal suffering apart from God.
We believe all who are united to the risen and ascended Son of God are members of Christ’s universal church. We also believe that the local expressions of the universal body of Christ are essential in the plan, purpose and the glory of God.
We believe it is the responsibility of all who are saved to work toward the fulfillment of the Great Commission. All worldly and personal ambitions should be subordinated to that supreme command of making disciples. We believe that human betterment and social justice are essential products of the Gospel.
Our values are rooted in what we believe, stand for and are passionate about; therefore, the acronym INTEGRITY is appropriate as we move to serve people among the nations:
In constant communion with the Triune God as we serve others.
Nothing and no one can separate us from the love of God.
Truth of Scripture to be our foundation in our interactions.
Enthusiasm and endurance to accompany our steps of faith.
Glory of the Triune God to be our focus.
Resting in the Triune God’s Presence to be our regular act of worship.
Imitating Christ’s humility in our partnerships so that we may remain united.
Trusting the Triune God for the constant presence of anointing, privilege of sacrificial
service, protection of our faith and provisions for our needs.
Yeshua (Jesus) is the only way, truth and life and all who call upon Him will be saved.
Rev. Dr. RACHEL RAJAGOPAL
Dr. Rachel Rajagopal is the Founder of Faith Ablaze International Ministries and serves globally as a minister of the Word. Her passion is to see men and women live honorable, Christ-centered lives. She leads an international team of Next Generation leaders who are also actively engaged in fulfilling the Great Commission. Together, this ministry has reached millions of people with God’s truths through various available resources.
She is also a life coach and the Director of FAIM Global Leadership, a Singapore entity.
Her book Unashamed Servant-Leadership was published by the esteemed
Langham Global Library on December 14, 2017 and is part of their Global Perspective Series.
Dr. Rachel is a Singaporean by birth and a convert from Hinduism and has been blessed with
20 years of professional experience in the areas of defense, foreign services, regional administration, training and education and in sales and marketing.
She has served her country as a Lieutenant in the Army and Navy and has held
various primary and secondary appointments.
An alumna of Singapore Bible College, she graduated with a Master of Arts (Education and Intercultural Studies). Dr. Rachel has a Doctor of Ministry (Intercultural Studies) from Tabor Adelaide, Australia. In 2019, she facilitated the Servant-Leadership course offered by Singapore Bible College and was also their Maak Hay Chun Missions Challenge Week speaker.
Dr. Rachel was a core leader of the organizing team of the 2016 Global Proclamation Congress for Pastoral Trainers and an active consultant for the upcoming 2023 Congress. She is a Haggai International facilitator and has also served as a speaker and preacher at the Global Summit Anniversary of Haggai International 2019.
In February 2020, Dr. Rachel was invited to be the keynote speaker for the Anglican Church of Guyana, Suriname and Cayenne Mothers’ Union Annual General Meeting in Guyana.
She was also the keynote speaker for the 104th Anniversary of her alma mater, Paya Lebar Methodist Girls' School.
The missionary experience of Dr. Rachel began in 1995 through a short-term mission trip to the Sarawak Ibans in East Malaysia. Since 2002, she began full-time service as a global missionary and has discipled hundreds of pastors and church leaders who have multiplied themselves.
Dr. Rachel has held the national, regional and global leadership appointments with a previous worldwide discipleship agency. She actively testifies to Christ directly and creatively and has been privileged to personally lead hundreds to Christ.
Our international team is able to offer online discipling on a 1:1 or a small group basis through various video applications. Geographical borders need not hinder us from learning God's Word together. Please email FAIM to enquire.
Experiencing the Great Commission
Sprints is a metaphor used to describe a short-term mission trip lasting 5 days – 24 months.
Thus, a team member (who might accompany
Dr. Rachel R) is known as a Sprinter. We have been blessed to enjoy the services of Sprinters from South Korea and Canada in nations like Ghana, Honduras and Mexico. Please email FAIM
to enquire. Do note that all Sprinters need to submit an official application form and submit to training or meetings as decided by FAIM leaders.
Servant-leadership courses are offered by Dr. Rachel who has equipped thousands of pastors and leaders globally since 2002. Servant-leadership courses can also be tailored for leaders in their professional environment. Email FAIM to set up an appointment directly with Dr. Rachel.
If you or your pastors/church leaders (both men and women) would like to get deeper into the Word of God, our facilitators could be your answer! We engage with small groups so that we might better invest our lives, time and talents. Our biblically or theologically qualified and spiritually mature facilitators will draw you to see the precious truths of the Bible. We will help you to interact with God's Word creatively and interculturally.
Please email FAIM to enquire.
Dr. Rachel has been unofficially coaching and mentoring pastors and leaders for more than two decades. Early this year, she embarked on intentional official coaching. Her reach includes senior and executive management professionals, pastors, church leaders and missionaries. Topics are wide and are meant to move the coachee-mentee forward in their purposes and responsibilities.
If you like to commit to intentional coaching, please contact her directly here.
is a lifelong learning process of becoming self-sacrificial, responsible and influential so that more people can be mobilized and impacted for our Lord Jesus Christ, and it is accessible for both men and women."
Rachel Rajagopal, p.138
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In the last three months, I hosted meetings with various groups of Garifuna leaders from the Atlantida region of Honduras. My stipulation to the Garifuna community leader who was helping me coordinate these meetings was very clear: only those aged 21 years – 50 years were to be carefully selected and invited. They needed to be current or emerging leaders in the community...
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A series of 31 devotionals launched from 31 May - 30 June 2020. These videos are in the English language and subtitled in Spanish (Latin America). Written devotionals are available for free download in various languages (see below).
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INTERVIEW AND WORD TO EL SALVADOR
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[January 30, 2019]
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[Febrauary 02, 2019]
PARALLEL TRACK ON WOMEN'S
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[June 18, 2016]
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Just a tiny sample of some appreciation notes from leaders of various ethnicities and nations! We give God all the glory!
It is just amazing to see and reflect on the time shared together in the Lord's harvest field.
We thank God for you and Faith Ablaze International Ministries.
Great work was done! You taught us practically of the beauty of time management.
You are rich in resilience to the circumstances of ministries.
Dr. Rachel, many called you a mother for your care and support to the churches.
My prayers go with you.
Bishop Simon Peter E, Uganda (2020)
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