Ruslan and Zhanna ask prayer for their youth ministry team, that God will strengthen them and give them energy to finish the school year strong as they reach out to high school kids through Young Life Central Asia. Pray that they would have wisdom to build their ministry teams that serve typical kids and special kids throughout Central Asia while raising two active boys and adorable twin baby girls, and serving in their church as well.
Joseph & Mandi ask prayer for Mandi as she is expecting their second son in July; for good health for mother and baby, and for their separation as Joseph travels back to Central South Asia for a few months. Pray for MEDIC to continue to grow and expand, and for wisdom in parenting.
Continue to pray for Daniel, Stefanie and for their two months of preparation for language learning in May and June. Pray for their housing reservations to go quickly and easily, as that is rarely the case in their country. Pray the Lord would lead, guide, and direct their ministry, and go ahead of them and prepare the way into a new community.
Raju & Catherine ask prayer for more doctors to work at the hospital clinic, and for a director for KTM in order to free Raju up for a broader ministry.
Kazakhstan -Pray for Azim as he returns to the pastorate this spring after a much needed Sabbatical, and pray for the marriage and family conference planned in two weeks that our team from Second will help facilitate. Pray that believing families will be strengthened in their witness sharing how Christ re-shapes the meaning of family.
India – Pray the teaching that Sandy and Dan gave during their trip there in March would take root in the hearts of the pastors, leaders and church planters who attended. Pray for Raju and Catherine’s leadership and for the national leaders who do training and teaching every month with church planters.
Brandon & Liz ask prayer for their new child to be born this month. For Brandon’s EPC role that requires a lot of travel – pray for a balance between home and ministry. Pray for wisdom and discernment as he trains new workers.
Nick & Amanda ask prayer for their girls to quickly and effectively learn the language and to make friends with their Arabic speaking classmates. Also at 4 months in they are feeling really homesick and lack motivation. Pray for patience, perseverance, and strength. Pray for more open doors with those living in their neighborhood.
The Prices ask prayer for their spiritual health as they look toward their Middle East mission assignment. Pray for them as they deal with family opposition to living in the Middle East, and for their transition to a new culture and language learning.