Don Riley will take a group of six men to Pinar Del Rio, Cuba to present the gospel Dec. 6-13 according to the Great Commission mandate to go make disciples. On the team are Second members Rhea Taylor and Warren Boone. Pray for positive responses, team unity, and the power of the Holy Spirit to do His great work.
Despite changes in team composition and location, Jeff and Lynne will continue their vision of disciple making among the national people. Pray as they move north and get settled in their new home/location and then prepare for a six-month home leave in the U.S. Pray the media meeting they hosted for like-minded folks from different organizations to bring a breakthrough for the disciple making movement (M2DMM). Pray for many intercessors to join this disciple making movement.
For more info on Jeff & Lynne see page 86 of the prayer guide.
Pray for David and Lisa as he must fly to Thailand frequently for medical treatment for his eye and needed shoulder surgery. The care of their foster child and her great needs have also added financial and organizational challenges as they must arrange for her care when they are away. Pray for ministry opportunities in the face of changing times and favor with the officials as they seek to find people of peace among the ethnic group with whom they minister.
For more info on David & Lisa see page 27 of the prayer guide.
Joyce is in the village of Noiadi in Papua working on revision of the math books she developed which will eventually be used in the Bauzi literacy program. Pray for her well being while there and for re-connecting with the Bauzis who live there. Meanwhile, Dave continues work on the OT translation with his two Bauzi friends in Papua via the internet. Pray for all aspects of the translating and for internet service to remain active.
For more info on Dave & Joyce see page 81 of the prayer guide.
The Pohls are dealing with the declining vision in Craig’s right eye despite the best efforts of top-notch doctors in Chile, Peru, and the US. The problem seems to center around a deterioration in the optic disc of both eyes. Pray for healing, a concrete diagnosis and an effective treatment. There is no pain, and vision in the left eye allows him to drive short distances and participate fully in ministry activities. The ongoing unrest in Chile has made life difficult, pray for restoration of peace in their country and continued safety.
For more info on Craig & Stacy see page 48 of the prayer guide.
Randy and Martha are holding important training events for four families preparing to leave for the field over the next year and a half. Pray for these families as they address important issues and prepare their hearts for service. Pray for wisdom as they help mediate J & P through a difficult relationship with their former leadership. Due to all their traveling and schedules, Randy and Martha ask prayer for their family’s eating and sleeping habits to get back to normal.
For more info on Randy & Martha see page 84 of the prayer guide.
The Senior School Spiritual Retreat provided an opportunity for Josh to build relationships with four students. His goal is to have lunch with V, A, D & O once a week for the entire school year and asks prayer for their salvation. He had some solid sanctifying conversations with CCC members. Pray CCC will continue to grow and see mature Christians built up. Though Josh still doesn’t feel at home in Jakarta, pray the Lord would be his true home.
For more info on Josh see page 33 of the prayer guide.
As we give thanks for our own blessings, let us also give thanks for our faithful missionaries who have answered the call to take God’s love and gospel to those who have not heard. Pray for encouragement for them as they seek to know and follow His lead, which often means giving up themselves and family at great cost. Pray for each by name.
Over the years, Aileen has found herself becoming the caregiver of babies whose mothers could not care for them. The first one she named Noorah, a derivative of Annoor, which means “light”. She named them all some version of light, praying they would be light in a world filled with darkness. Pray for the medical ministry, the reopening of Ras an Nagab clinic, and for the mobile dental team as they seek new villages to visit. Pray God will continue to bless the medical outreach and those who show His love as they meet medical needs.
For more info on Aileen see page 11 of the prayer guide.
Norm and Ruth Ann are grateful for a house that fits their needs and budget, and for good interaction with their teams – Europe Regional for her and Arab World Media for him. Pray for him as he travels for meetings on church planting among Muslim peoples, and bringing together coordinators of on-the-ground follow up of those who have connected with the team online. Pray for grace as Norm and Ruth Ann settle into their new roles and ministries.
For more info on Norm & Ruth Ann see page 55 of the prayer guide.