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Nathanael asks prayer for their two translators, Phate and Solomon, both of whom are Christians. Praise God for providing them for this work and giving them hearts devoted to Christ. Pray for continued good working relationship with them.


Pray for Joel, Liz and Tim C. as they pack up after a one-year home assignment to return to their work in East Asia on July 24th. Pray for them as they again say goodbye to their families. Happy birthday to Joel today.


Praise be to God that a full translation of the Bible has just been completed for the Musgum people! May God’s Word be read and embraced in their hearts and lives! President Goyek is Musgum. This brings to seven Bibles and four New Testaments in Chad and Cameroon translated by LB missionaries and national language

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Geoff Nelson, a music composition student from Ohio, will be helping out at House of Hope. (Geoff’s dad volunteered in 2012.) Please pray for opportunities to be with neighbors who are interested in English and music.


Praise God for good news regarding health issues for Paul Szobody. After much diagnosis, Paul’s spinal and digestive health problems are likely manageable through diet and exercise. Pray for continued healing for Paul.


Pray for Joel and Marybeth Nordtvedt as they visit Taiwan July 8-19. Pray for Joel as he shares at a seminar for the Taiwan church leaders in Hsinchu on the 11th. Pray that these leaders would be challenged and encouraged.


Pray for David, Sonja, Nate, Eva, Boeden and Ivan as they have accepted the call to Chad and are currently attending Mission Training International in Colorado. Pray for them as they prepare to leave for language study in France in January 2017.


Pray for Pacific Regional Pastor Phil and Wendy Heiser as they visit Taiwan July 5-12. Their visit is the first step in a plan to encourage better connections between churches and Christians in the Pacific region and the spiritual needs in Taiwan.


Pray for Nathanael, Carrie, Selma, Cyril and Adelynn who returned to the States the end of May, due to the health of their unborn child. Praise God that mother and baby are doing well. They all are looking forward to the birth the first of September.