Pastor Bashir Alam: Pakistani Christian writer

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Pastor Bashir Alam: Pakistani Christian writer

Pastor Bashir Alam is a prolific Urdu writer. He has made noteworthy contributions to Christian Urdu literature and is accredited to writing many articles, columns and books.

His writings include Sila-e-Nijjat and Suchi Kahaniyan. He has produced a collection of sermons and compiled in book form and a lot of his articles focus on important Biblical themes. The eloquence in his writing speaks volumes about his passion for the Christian Community.
Pastor Bashir Alam has also translated, from English into Urdu, eight books, three of which are by Mrs. Ellen G White, one of the founders of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

In his long and productive service to the Seventh-day Adventist Church he has taught Urdu and theology at Pakistan Adventist Seminary, ministered as a church pastor, authored books, edited magazines and served as a church administrator. He, though officially retired from active service in 1999 as the president of the Northern Section, continues his literary activities and continues to be a beacon of light for his many readers.

Pastor Alam’s track record as an Urdu writer in the SDA Church is one that will be hard to break in the near future.