Pray that God will break down barriers that keep the Japanese from understanding and receiving the gospel. Pray also that Dean and Linda Bengtson find increasing favor in their neighborhood and be able to share the gospel unhindered. Happy birthday today to Dean.
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Praise God for positive reports on Pastoral Care visits by Joel and Marybeth Nordtvedt to our missionaries in Chad and France, and Randy and Betsy Mortenson to Japan and Taiwan. Pray for the health and well-being for all of our missionaries.
Pray for Nathanael and Carrie in their ministry. Pray especially for Carrie as she is pregnant and due in September.
Victory Hakka Fellowship will hold their annual Ancestor Memorial service tomorrow. Pray that all who participate in this service will bring the Christian message of hope back to their families and be able to show their respect for their ancestors.
Joel Nordtvedt reports that a Chinese student at Arizona State University was shot and killed in a road rage incident. Pray for the grieving family and for other international students who now are concerned for their own safety.
Pray for Hannah, daughter of Ethan and Sandy Christofferson, as she is in her busy last months of her senior year at Morrison Academy. Happy 18th birthday to Hannah!
Paul and Teresa will relocate this summer to an unreached village. Pray for their continued studies of Arabic, and pray that their new home might be ready for them before rainy season.
Today is the annual meeting of the Japan Lutheran Brethren Church. Pray for inspiration as the synod deals with multiple challenges, and for President Takayama as he seeks to lead with wisdom and vision.
April 5th is a day when families in Taiwan gather to pray for their ancestors. Tomorrow, Enlin LB Church hosts an ancestor memorial service, providing Christians with a biblical way to honor their ancestors. Pray as believers invite non-Christians to attend this memorial service.
Pray for Dan Venberg as he recruits churches and individuals to participate in God’s mission in Chad. Pray for safety as he leads teams from North American LB churches on vision trips to Chad.