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Biography of Rev. Dr. K. Imo Aier launched in Dimapur

Biography of Rev. Dr. K. Imo Aier launched in Dimapur
(Left to Right) Tiala Imchen, Rev. Dr. K. Imo Aier, Mrs Arenla and K. Temjen Jamir. (NP)
Staff Reporter DIMAPUR, SEP 13 (NPN) | Publish Date: 9/13/2020 12:32:56 PM IST

A biography on Rev. Dr. K. Imo Aier, under the title “Khristar Walunir Ka”, written by Tiala Imchen, was launched by chief editor, Tir Yimyim, K Temjen Jamir, on September 13, at the residence of Rev. Dr. Imo Aier. 

Addressing the gathering after launching the book, Temjen regarded Rev. Dr. K. Imo Aier as a pioneer and a powerful leader. He asserted that the reverend took bold steps as a leader, that no Naga had ever taken before. Temjen also shared about the past stories and glories of the reverend, who not only shared the gospel in India, but also abroad. 

Speaking on the book, author, Tiala Imchen, hoped that the book would be a blessing for all, especially for those who were on the process of writing a “thesis”. She further maintained that to write a biography of a living person was the most difficult task for an author, but however stated that it was a blessing for her to get the opportunity to write about Rev. Dr. Aier. 

While thanking the author for writing his biography, Rev. Dr. K. Imo Aier also shared on the length of time it took for completion of the book. 

In the foreword of the book, Rev. Dr. Wati Aier, stated that without a doubt, Rev. Dr. Imo Aier remains a prominent personality, not only in the history of Council of Baptist Churches in North-East India (CBCNEI), but in the wider global Baptist family and in Christian Ecumenical circle and family. 

He asserted that in reading the book, one would notice the events and milestones of young Imo Aier, a pioneer among the Nagas to study Bachelor of Divinity (BD), who upon graduation, began the journey from Impur to the CBCNEI, and later to take on the mantle from Rev. Edward Sinha, to the post of general secretary for two decades. 

He also stated that Rev. Aier, as one of the indigenous inheritors of the American Baptist Mission works, with having come of age in Church administration and Baptist practices and polity, to becoming as a link figure from the distant mission of the Baptist International Ministries (BIM), USA, to the region of North East India.  

Further, in the book, prominent figures such as Dr. SC Jamir, Chubatemjen Ao, Rev. Bonny Resu, P Ramesh Kumar, Akkas Ali, Rev. P Anung, Dr. Chubatola Aier, Rev. Ben Chan, Rev. L Kari Longchar etc., shared their stories of encounter with the reverend. 

Earlier, the programme was chaired by pastor, ABCD, N Lipok Jamir, who also shared the Word of God. It must be noted that, Rev. Dr. Aier has two sons, one daughter and five grandchildren. 

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