Alfred Biswas

First Bangla Baptist Church, Edmond, Oklahoma
Lead Church Planter
Edmond Oklahoma
First Bangla Baptist Church, Edmond
June 5
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About My Family

My grandfather, who was a Muslim living at Jessore, Bangladesh, became a Christian through the Baptist Missionary Society. When I was a child I didn’t attend any church.

I came to Dhaka city in 1991 and attended college to earn a bachelor’s degree in commerce. At that time, I joined a youth ministry called Bible Students Fellowship of Bangladesh (BSFB). I attended one of their conferences in 1993. I surrendered my life to Jesus at this conference. Since that time, I have been growing in Christ daily.

I married Cicilia Fernandez January 5, 2001. We met at a youth conference where I was the camp chairman. She was born and raised in a Catholic family.

We have two sons. Jeffery Pronoy Biswas was born October 6, 2001, and Jeff Soumen Biswas was born August 6, 2011.

About My Church Plant

We moved to Edmond, Okla., from Bangladesh in February 2018. When we came, there was not any Bangla-speaking church. I started attending Edmond’s First Baptist Church. My wife and I set out to find families who came from Bangladesh. We have found 17 families already.

About 600 Bangla-speaking people are living in Edmond and in Oklahoma City. We are planting churches for Bangla-speaking people. While in Bangladesh, I planted 12 churches. Through the church in Edmond, I am trying to plant another church in Holland, Mich.

I visit our Bangladeshi churches two-three times each year. I conduct church planting training with Dynamic Church Planting International’s materials in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and in Sri-Lanka.

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