March 22, 2017
The Hanna Project: Pray for Curt Holland as he finalizes logistical details for ministry in Côte d’Ivoire, March 27-April 5. Some team members (including Clint and Lynette Morgan) depart on Friday, March 24. Others leave Monday, March 27. Two teams will travel to Doropo. One will focus on repairs and renovations and the other will meet medical needs at the hospital. Ask God to keep all team members healthy.
Spain: Pray for leaders in our churches in Spain. Praise God for their desire to work together to further His Kingdom. Ask Him to give them insight, grace, perseverance, and strength as they serve.
Samburu: The well-drilling team has not found water and has returned to Nairobi. A geological survey team arrives today to resurvey and recheck GPS coordinates. Pray for accuracy and God’s leadership as they search for optimal locations for wells. Pray for Eddy and Amanda Simmons as they work with these teams to provide clean water for the Samburu. Pray for grace and strength as they meet medical and other needs and share the gospel.
Brazil: Pray for Kenneth Eagleton as he teaches a seminar at Welch College this week. The class meets for five hours daily through Friday. Ask God to protect Kenneth as he teaches. Pray the 12 students will understand and be better equipped to wage battle against the father of lies.
Bulgaria: Parliamentary elections will be held Sunday, March 26. Ask God to use these elections to put people into place who will allow the gospel to be preached freely.
Partners: The International Training Alliance Council (founder of Leadership Matters Courses) is meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana, until March 24. Ask God to give wisdom and direction to the council (representatives from multiple mission agencies) and CEOs Jeff and Susan Turnbough. Ask God to give Clint Morgan strength and wisdom as he meets with the council (March 22-23), returns to Nashville (March 23), and departs for Côte d’Ivoire (March 24).
Mission Family: Pray for expectant moms Katie Speer (April) and Miriam Bishop (July). Ask God to provide healthy pregnancies and safe deliveries. Pray especially for Katie as she navigates the Japanese health care system and language for her pregnancy.
France: Pray for Jerry and Barb Gibbs as they spearhead a “Go Global” seminar at the Fellowship FWB Church in Kingsport, Tennessee, on March 25. Ask God to use the workshop to help churches and individuals better understand their role in reaching the nations.
Spain: Pray for the Alpedrete congregation this Sunday, March 26, as they meet to brainstorm and share ideas about future leadership, direction, and reaching into surrounding communities with no evangelical presence. Ask God to guide the discussions and use this time to build unity and biblical vision.
Mission Family: Nathan and Linda Snow (Japan) and Jaimie and Tammy Lancaster (Uruguay) are preparing to return to the States for stateside assignment in April. Ask God to give them strength, grace, and wisdom as they wind down ministry, pack their belongings, and prepare to return to the States.