Please pray for their church in January as they teach through the biblical importance of leadership, as they are working toward appointing their first lay-elder on February 7, and for their leadership, staff, and members as they work through establishing their church covenant.
Pray for continued safety and health at their once-a-month indoor gathering and for their new Community Group starting in January.
Pray that meetings this month would result in a partnership with FamilyLife that would greatly expand the use of Re|engage (discipleship resources for married couples) in churches.
Pray for language translations of the Jesus Film via new Script Adaptation Workshops worldwide, that these would be successful (Mandara-Camaroon, Roma Crimea-Ukraine).
Pray that she trusts the Lord’s leading in this time of unpredictable change as her return date is still being impacted by COVID and family crisis. Pray her heart holds strong to God’s purposes.
Praise God for baby Andrew starting part-time in local daycare which enables them to continue language study. Pray for Andy as he is in the beginning stages of starting a business, that it will be officially approved and lead to residency.
Pray Psalm 119:37 over Abby and the college students she works with and for creativity as she continues outreach despite limitations due to COVID.
Praise God for answered prayers in 2020. He provided much prayer and financial support for their ministry projects and publishing of translated material.
Pray for their in-person services starting back on January 10, that they will have everything they need, and that they will be able to create the necessary environment for everyone to gather with joy and without fear.
Pray for wisdom for Jude as he leads their national ministry forward in a new vision to help equip churches for evangelism across the nation.
Pray for the people in their country who are suffering from the effects of a weakening economy, power outages, and COVID. Pray for relief from physical suffering, for people to see their spiritual need, and for Drew and Leslie to know how to sacrificially serve.
Pray for the virtual Vision conference for international students and scholars on January 1-3. Pray that many will attend from UNC and from around the world. Pray for the discussion times around God’s Word and plenary sessions as well.