Pray for the development of Esperanza Church’s Impacto Youth Ministry. The older youth of the church are discipling the younger ones in what it means to be a follower of Jesus in all aspects of life. Pray that many authentic disciples of Christ will be born because of this ministry.
The phrase, “First of All, Pray!”, inspired by 1 Timothy 2:1, is the name of our prayer ministry. It reflects the prominence of prayer within our community. It’s been a mark of our Mission for more than 100 years. The mark remains. First of all, pray—deliberately, intentionally, and in faith, with praise and thanksgiving.
Pray for Chris Himes and ministry partner Paul Crothers as they minister through sports by coaching boys soccer and modeling to them what it means to live for Christ. Pray that the Lord will grant the boys a desire for heart change and a thirst to know Him.
Pray for Jason and Sarah Sheets and the ministry team that they are a part of in Peru. Praise the Lord for the two members who recently joined the team, and pray for the Lord’s provision of other committed team members who will complement the other gifts, abilities, and personalities already represented on the team.
Pray for La Roca Church’s leaders as they lead the congregation in Cienaga. Pray for them as they teach through key doctrines and lead the church to engage in evangelism in the community.
Pray for encouragement and wisdom for Cesar and Grace Cubas as they minister in Puerto Supe. Ask the Spirit to remove the veil that rests over the minds of those in darkness, grant the believers a hunger and thirst for God’s Word, and mature them spiritually.
Zone 3 is one of the zones in Guatemala City and is a place where people live in severe poverty off landfills and trash heaps. Families are hurting due to recent fires that destroyed homes and killed family members. Please pray for healing, hope, and strength in the midst of this difficult environment.
Pray for the English workshops that La Esperanza Church in Santa Marta is hosting for the community. Ask the Lord to work through these workshops to build community in the church, reach individuals in the surrounding areas, improve the students’ English abilities, and cause them to fall more in love with Jesus.
Pray for a Christian Medical Dental Association team from the University of Oklahoma that is traveling to Peru May 20-28. Pray that the Lord will use this team to minister to Peruvians both physically and spiritually and enhance the witness of the local church.
Pray for Dave and Miriam Kanagy as they work with a Brazilian couple in the process of going to Mozambique as missionaries. Please pray for this couple as they build a network of financial, prayer, and other support in their local church.
Praise God for the numerical growth El Castillo Fuerte Church in Riohacha has experienced over the past couple of months. This growth highlights the continued need for an ample location for the church to gather, so please continue praying for the Lord’s leading in this. Pray for the church as it continues in an evangelistic mode, reaching out to and sharing the gospel with nearby villages.