Category Archives: Daily Prayer Notes


Liz C. gives thanks for a team from the Pacific Northwest that traveled to China to help with a teacher training program and an English kids’ camp in July. Pray for fruitfulness from those events in the lives of those they interacted with and invested in.


Pray for pastors in Japan that they might effectively lead their congregations in God’s mission at home and abroad. Pray for new pastors and church leaders to be called and prepared for ministry.


Many of the LBC Chinese co-workers and their families will be on a retreat together Aug. 21-23. May it be a time of relaxation, rest and fellowship. Pray for safe travels.


Pray for Olivia and Abigail, daughters of Jeremy and Sallee, as they start classes this week at Hillcrest Lutheran Academy in Fergus Falls. Pray for them as they make new friends in this new place.


International Students, Inc. at ASU (Tempe, AZ) is hosting a party to welcome new international graduate students and scholars.  Pray for Joel and Marybeth Nordtvedt and other ISI staff, volunteers and returning students as they welcome these newcomers.


Dean and Linda Bengtson leave Japan today for two months of home assignment. Pray for safe travel and good times with family and supporters on the east coast and in Minnesota. Pray too as they help their son, Christopher, move to New York City for graduate study.


Paul and Teresa ask for prayer as they and two families will be living in community and working, praying and studying together in a new culture for all of them.  One family will later join Nathanael and Carrie in ministry in their village.


In 2016, five Christians were charged with torturing a mentally ill woman. Even though the woman and her husband testified in court on their behalf, four of the five were sentenced to five years in prison. Pray for safety and for their release.


This month, Joel C. speaks at an Urbana type student missions conference. Pray that the Holy Spirit will work among those attending as the Lord calls and raises up new missionaries to unreached people groups in many countries.