Pray for Alex Chiang who trained Langham Facilitators from Latin America in Lima from June 5-9 and will train school coordinators of Central America in San José, Costa Rica, from June 23-26. Pray that the Lord will use Alex to influence and train many in God-honoring leadership skills.
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 Dan and Julie Snyder who moved to the state of Acre earlier this month. Pray for their transition and adjustment to a new community, ministry, and climate. Pray for them as they partner with Ammi Training Center graduates to take the gospel to those with little to no access to it.
Pray for Candidate Orientation, a one-week training event for missionary candidates June 17-24. Pray for the Lord’s leading of those attending as to their involvement in missions with SAM. Pray for them as they process the information they receive, have conversations with leadership, and seek the Lord.
La Roca Church in Cienaga hopes to send some members to the Ocaña Bible Institute in July for leadership training. It has sent some members to this training in the past and it has proven very profitable as they are now ministering in the church. Please pray for provision of the needed funds to send more members and that it will strengthen the church’s impact on the community.
Pray for AJ and Alaina Westendorp and their ministry in Guatemala City to the urban poor as they seek to share the true treasure, Jesus Christ, with them. Pray for AJ as he begins a new season of coaching the Toros American Football team; pray for good discipling relationships amongst the players to form.
Please pray for Peru summer interns Hannah Boston, Emma Swisher, and Cheree Stauffer who will be in Peru until July 14. Pray for the Lord’s work in their hearts as they experience and see what God is doing in Peru. Pray that their time in Peru will be a blessing to them and those they encounter.
Pray for the Weigner family on a short Home Ministry Assignment through July. Pray that their time will be enriching professionally and with supporters.
Pray for Craig DeLille, Brazil Field Director, as he leads the complicated process of updating SAM’s legal status in Brazil. Pray for wisdom as he works with lawyers and Brazilian agencies to get all of the documentation in order so that SAM can be poised for continued effective ministry.
A three-day celebration of Women’s Work in the Shipibo Church Association ends tomorrow. Pray for the women leaders in the church to be encouraged through this time and spurred on in their service to the Lord. Pray for the indigenous women who meet every Saturday in Pucallpa for Bible Study to grow in their walks with the Lord.
Please pray for summer interns Maddie Chelko and Taylor Battle. Maddie is in Riohacha serving with Eve Van Devender, and Taylor is teaching English with Maria Masemore in Santa Marta at La Esperanza School. Pray for visible fruit and spiritual leading in ministries as they try to make new connections for ministry in these areas.