“I used to hate people. At the time I was an
atheist. My hatred was rooted in the atrocities
of Nepalese Army soldiers. They murdered
my older brother and raped and murdered my
aunt. These horrible attacks caused me to seek
revenge on them and so I joined the Maoist
resistance army. I became the commander of
the Western Nepal Maoist army and led many
attacks against Nepalese army barracks killing
many of their soldiers. This went on for six
Seven months in an underground well
It was a horrible time in my life. We would frequently starve and suffer in the cold. Then
during one attack on a barracks I was shot and
wounded by Nepalese soldiers. While seeking
medical treatment I was arrested. They
threw me into an underground well for seven
months. I did not see a ray of sunlight for seven
long months. After that I was transferred to a
prison in Kathmandu, where I was put in solitary
I cried out to God: “Save me!”
Some time later peace talks began between
the Maoists and the Nepalese government.
The Maoists negotiated the amnesty of
all Maoist prisoners of war. Consequently, I
too was set free.
My family really supported me and pleaded
with me to leave the Maoist Resistance
army. A few months later one of my friends
brought me to a Christian service.
In this service, the preacher spoke and the
Word of God pierced my heart and my life was
In the service I felt something like
an electric current flowing through my body.
I cried out: “God save me!” And He answered
my cry and from that moment on my life started
I began to realize that this new life I had
experienced was not only for me but it was
meant for everyone. I decided to spread the
good news of the Gospel to as many people as
When the Kathmandu mega city media
outreach was conducted in 2011, I had a chance
to share my story in a wonderful way on TV, radio,
the press and on billboards. This opened a
door of opportunity for me to take the Gospel
message, my story to multitudes of people.
Back to the Maoist army camps
My testimony was on television and I was invited by the Maoist Army Camps to visit them
to tell my story.
I took many copies of the book, Power to Change and visited the Maoist Army camps in
western Nepal where I had served as a commander for many years. The
soldiers, upon hearing my story, said: “This murderer has now become
a pastor!” Many of them told me: “We want you to help us travel this
same road in life that you are traveling on now.”
Since then I have spoken to thousands of people in cities of north
India such as Mumbai, Pune, Lucknow, Patna and Allahabad. I have distributed
thousands of copies of the “Power to Change” campaign book
and the DVD’s containing the televised testimonies.
God has touched people’s lives through them. In Pune, India 2,000
people came to hear my testimony. I handed out 700 books there.
In Nepal I have told my story and told of God’s love and mercy to
thousands of people. I know that many have come to Christ and have
I have testified of God to hundreds of Maoist soldiers and officers. I
exchanged my weapons for the Bible and the campaign book."
Yes, Phim went from being a Maoist terrorist to a passionate pastor. God saved him when he cried out to Him.
Where ever you are today, God wants to save you too. You just need to cry out to Him and
ask Him to come into your life, forgive you sins and be your guide from now on.
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