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Saturday, December 1
D and his wife operate a children’s home in the Himalayas, housing 10 orphans. They are also involved in relief work and assist the poor and needy. D evangelizes; disciples; trains leaders, missionaries and teachers; and writes and translates Christian literature.
For personal needs: Father, I pray for health, grace and personnel resources as D and his wife nurture the children and minister to many others. Lord, pour out Your Spirit, healing and restoration upon the disaster affected people in the region. I ask for protection, favor with the government, and supernatural supply for all needs, including provision for the homeless and orphans in the region. In the name of Jesus. Amen.
Sunday, December 2
After 17 years of serving in one “closed” country, D and his wife moved to another nation to learn the language and culture. They are preparing to transition to a mostly unreached country in their continuing call to the unreached places of that region.
For personal needs: Father, I pray for anointing, discernment and protection for D and his wife. Lord, grant them continued effective language acquisition and fruitful ministry. Bless all of the teachers, translators, and students in the Bible schools with Your Holy Spirit power to enlarge the Kingdom. Lord, send more laborers to work with them, and provide increased support as the work grows. In the amazing name of Jesus. Amen.
Monday, December 3
This Christian satellite television ministry, broadcasts 24/7 throughout over 25 countries in a region where evangelism is difficult, and also web streams to smart devices. The ministry is building the Church through non-political, non-partisan, biblically based programming.
For personal needs: Father, I pray for responsive hearts as the ministry’s convergence of theology, technology, and timeliness positions it for greater impact for such a time as this, in making Your love visible and easily accessible in all areas of the region. Lord, provide encouragement and discipleship for Christians and engagement with the Gospel message for the unsaved. In Jesus’ great name. Amen.
Tuesday, December 4
The focus of this ministry is to bring the unsaved to Christ in Middle Eastern areas through fellowships, Bibles, tracts, and DVDs about Jesus. The ministry provides aid to those in refugee camps and trains workers to serve the persecuted church.
For personal needs: Father, I ask for Your peace, wisdom and encouragement for the workers in the region. Lord, continue to hold the doors open for the Gospel, and open new doors to bring more souls to Jesus. Lord, protect the missionaries, their children, printing house workers, and fellowship leaders and members. Raise up more workers to reach the Kurds, and settle more exiles in safe countries. In the awesome name of Jesus. Amen.
Wednesday, December 5
J and his family are involved in evangelism and discipleship in the Middle East. His wife also teaches at an international school that serves many other families.
For personal needs: Father, I pray for peace, clear guidance, protection and health for this family. Lord, anoint J as he mentors new believers and fellow missionaries; keep the ministry team working effectively together, using them to impact many lives for Christ; and bless their son in college in the U.S. I ask that the government will continue to allow furtherance of the Gospel. In the tremendous name of Jesus. Amen.
Thursday, December 6
For many years in Africa, R and L taught oral Bible schools and trained national missionaries to create oral Bibles and teach oral learners. They believe the Lord has led them to move to central Asia to serve as He directs and provides.
For personal needs: Father, I pray for full health, grace, provision and open doors for these missionaries. I ask for anointing and wisdom in teaching, producing oral Bibles, and encouraging churches in missions outreach. Lord, bring many to salvation through their continued faithful labors, and clearly lead them as You prepare the way for their further ministry. In the majestic name of Jesus. Amen.
Friday, December 7
J and his wife serve mostly in Central & Eastern Europe, South America, India and Asia, training many students and missionary candidates who focus on the unreached, former Communists, and people in India and China.
For personal needs: Father, I pray for stamina and health as J and his wife travel and teach, and for their children to continue to walk in Your plans for them. Protect them and all the students, staff, and their property, and call more laborers, providing all resources needed. Lord, strengthen the believers experiencing harassment and imprisonment, and bring religious liberty to their nations. In Jesus’ powerful name. Amen.
Saturday, December 8
The L family lives in Cyprus, developing a missionary training track for their ministry. They minister to the urban poor and refugees from many nations, helping bring hope and healing to those who have endured trauma due to war and persecution.
For personal needs: Father, I pray for wisdom, anointing and endurance as the family members pour themselves out for the Gospel. Lord, provide them with protection, health, and grace in learning the language. I ask You to share Your love through them, and expand Your Kingdom through their outreaches and in the Middle East. In Jesus’ dear name. Amen.
Sunday, December 9
Matthew Rudolph is the International Director for Gateways Beyond; he & Serah and their family are based in Cyprus. GBI trains, equips and launches young believers into world outreach. Their hearts burn for the countries that touch the Mediterranean, and they are seeking to redig the well of first century missions in their region.
For personal needs: Father, I pray for wisdom and strength for Matthew & Serah; for the students to receive all You have for them; and for adequate financial support. Lord, open doors to minister salvation, healing and deliverance everywhere the Rudolphs reach out, and bless their children, Levy and Noa. In Jesus’ glorious name. Amen.
Monday, December 10
In Greece, Gail Stathis is the Senior Pastor of Glyfada Christian Center, and Executive Director of EME Ministries, which reaches into the Middle East and North Africa to establish churches, develop leaders, and help churches become impactful through education and community/business development projects.
For personal needs: Father, grant wisdom and strength for Gail, enable her to finalize her Greek citizenship, and re-open the first and only Evangelical K-12 school in Greece. Lord, continue to build the right team, and provide all finances necessary. I lift up the work among women leaders in that region that You have called Gail to lead, train and impact. In Jesus’ holy name. Amen.
Tuesday, December 11
In Rome, Italy, Brian & Sarah Bennetch are leading a team of young American interns, establishing a church in the student district. They reach out through English classes, serve refugees, and counter human trafficking. Brian also coaches and supervises City Team Leaders in five other nations.
For personal needs: Father, I pray for discernment with the various ministries in which the Bennetches are involved from day to day in Rome and the rest of Europe. Give them a clear word for those who seek counsel and direction, and through Christ’s victory deliver those who are languishing in the grip of human trafficking on the streets of Rome. In the marvelous name of Jesus. Amen.
Wednesday, December 12
John & Deana Kachelmyer’s ministry in Romania among the Gypsy people group targets youth and assists many with desperate needs. Due to her health, Deana remains based in the US. Whenever possible, John serves in Romania with Gypsy Christian leaders and also ministers in Honduras.
For personal needs: Father, I pray for Your strength, healing and wisdom for John & Deana, along with more financial support. I ask for the Gypsy congregations to continue to flourish, and the young people to be grounded in You. Lord, bless and expand John’s outreach to youth and adults in Honduras, stop the widespread violence there, and establish a stable government. In the name of our Lord Jesus. Amen.
Thursday, December 13
Mark & Chris Currie planted and pastor New Hope Church in Moscow and lead New Hope International, a mission fellowship of people serving worldwide. Mark is dean at the Russian-American Institute in Moscow, where they both teach. They are also planning to open a half-way house for teens.
For personal needs: Father, give Mark & Chris wisdom and success in leadership, counseling, and balancing their workload. Keep them and their co-workers on fire for evangelism and discipleship, and help them develop a professional Christian counseling and social work association. Lord, provide the resources for the half-way house ministry, and keep their children faithful to You.
In Jesus’ name. Amen.
Friday, December 14
John & Sara Russell and their daughter Katya serve with StreetCry Ministries in Russia, and KrossRoad and The Living Room Café in Estonia through youth outreach, youth church, feeding the poor, Bible school, worship events, and street evangelism. John & Sara hope to move to a new ministry in Portugal.
For personal needs: Father, I pray for a great harvest everywhere You send the Russells, and for wisdom regarding their future. Holy Spirit, pour out Your grace, love and wisdom on the leadership team, and raise up more Estonian and Russian leaders. Lord, remove the restrictions on preaching the Gospel in Russia, increase the believers’ boldness, and release signs, wonders and miracles. I ask for abundant fruitfulness, health, strength, and funds to meet all needs. In the name of Jesus. Amen.
Saturday, December 15
John & Aija Ozolins minister mainly to the poor and homeless of Latvia, aiding them with essentials such as food, clothing, medical expenses and utilities, while also addressing their spiritual needs.
For personal needs: Father, I pray for grace and strength for John & Aija to face the challenges in their lives; for Your divine healing to flow into them, especially for Aija from Parkinson’s disease; and for financial provision and wisdom to administer the gifts and resources at their disposal. Lord, draw unbelievers to Yourself through their loving efforts, opening doors to share the Good News and answering their prayers miraculously. In the mighty name of Jesus. Amen.
Sunday, December 16
Mark Dreibelbis founded Famine Relief Foundation and Mission Ranch Orphanage & Medical Clinic in Haiti. These ministries supply food and medical help to the lost and forgotten, introduce them to the Gospel and place them in Christian churches and schools.
For personal needs: Father, I ask for anointing and strength for Mark and his co-laborers, and for more workers, food, medical and other essential supplies. Lord, use their House of God for Your glory, and continue to expand the reach of these ministries, even into the gangs. I ask You to richly bless the orphanage and the children with Your boundless love and to provide grants for financial assistance. In Jesus’ holy name. Amen.
Monday, December 17
Lee & Carol Short established Life Savers Ministries Int’l and serve in the Bay of Banderas region of Mexico, in Dominican Republic, Haiti and India. They minister through a feeding program, children’s ministries, medical outreaches, Bible School, and projects such as wells in destitute areas.
For personal needs: Father, I pray for favor and health for Lee, Carol, their family and coworkers. Lord, expand their ministry and make disciples throughout the Spanish-speaking world via their online Bible school, Vida Internacional. Mold those to whom they minister into lovers of God, and provide more funds to expand the mission in Haiti. In Jesus’ name. Amen.
Tuesday, December 18
Kari Engen founded Mi Refugio (My Refuge) 30 years ago, and oversees the ministry, providing free education, food, clothing, and medical assistance to children and families who live next to the Guatemala City garbage dump and to Mayan families in the villages near San Pedro and San Juan.
For personal needs: Father, I pray for Your healing for Kari from PLS, a form of Lou Gehrig’s Disease, and for protection for her and her co-workers. Bless the children and school staff with unity, and provide for all the spiritual and financial needs at Mi Refugio. Lord, send more godly servants to join Kari, and grant favor with government officials. In Jesus’ name. Amen.
Wednesday, December 19
Robert & Carla Rose continue involvement with the Songs of Joy ministry in Guatemala and the children who grew up there. Robert is also the “logistics” point man for International Christian Resources, which conducts evangelistic medical clinics in Central America and other nations.
For personal needs: Father, I ask for health, wisdom, and an outpouring of Your love for Robert, Carla and their family as they follow Your will from their home base in Florida. Lord, bring many souls into the Kingdom through their efforts, especially locally and through the medical clinics. Father, enrich the Roses by Your Spirit, guiding and protecting them daily. In the name of Jesus. Amen.
Thursday, December 20
Myra & Lewis “Mac” Mcilwain minister in Chiquimula, Guatemala. “Comedor y Educacion de Paz,” the ministry that Myra established many years ago, serves over 200 men, women and children. The ministry includes church services, Bible studies, food distribution, medical assistance, adult education, youth programs, school scholarships and supplies.
For personal needs: Father, I pray for joy, good health, protection, and an outpouring of Your Spirit and anointing upon the Mcilwains, their family and the ministry. I ask for more than enough funds for completion of the second floor of the building, for Bibles, food, sponsors for school children, and other essentials. Lord, bring many to salvation, and send more volunteers to help with construction and to join the ministry team. In the majestic name of Jesus. Amen.
Friday, December 21
Cindy Miller served at Prince of Peace Home for Girls in Guatemala for 17 years till 2003. She remains a member of the General Assembly for the Home. Cindy is in the process of having her book, The Home That God Built, translated into Spanish.
For personal needs: Father, I pray for health, wisdom and direction for Cindy, and additional dedicated Christian Guatemalans to carry on the work in the Home. Lord, provide for the book translation, printing, and distribution among Guatemalan churches, businesses, potential staff and donors to the Home. Holy Spirit, set on fire the heart of every girl, staff member and volunteer at Prince of Peace. In the magnificent name of Jesus. Amen.
Saturday, December 22
Joseph & Katia Napoli serve with Youth With A Mission in Curitiba, Brazil. Joseph disciples and pastors prospective missionaries, and is involved in teaching, preaching, and evangelism in many parts of Brazil. He and Katia counsel, minister and mentor leaders, pastors and families in crisis.
For personal needs: Father, I pray for blessings, protection and health for the Napoli family, and ask for rich anointing for Joseph in training others, in sharing the Gospel, and in all ministry opportunities. Lord, give him and Katia Your wisdom as they reach out to people struggling with sexual identity, and supply all needed finances and healing for their son Philip from learning difficulties. In Jesus’ precious name. Amen.
Sunday, December 23
Angel & Lydia Salguero transitioned from our church in 2010 to fulfill the call of God to serve in Bolivia. They established Iglesia de Emanuel, the first Bible-teaching church in Taboada (near Mizque), and are ministering via regular church services, weekly Bible studies, visitation and outreaches.
For personal needs: Father, I pray for anointing, wisdom, healing and health for Angel & Lydia, and for many to be saved, grow spiritually, and prosper. Lord, protect the Salgueros and the church property, and raise up more dedicated helpers, musicians, and a committed leadership team. I ask for provision of a bus/van, musical instruments, and consistent prayer and financial support. Holy Spirit, free the people from spiritual strongholds and idol worship. In Jesus’ amazing name. Amen.
Monday, December 24
Chris & Desiree Patricio are Directors of Camp Sonshine Center Foundation, Inc., Philippines. They reach out to poor, urban families of Iloilo City and neighboring islands through various initiatives such as feeding, scholarships, school, discipleship, church night, livelihood and camps.
For personal needs: Father, bless Chris & Desiree with Your wisdom in leading the ministry, providing health, protection, favor and finances. Lord Jesus, fill them so tremendously with Your love for the people among whom they labor that many needy hearts will irresistibly be drawn to salvation and fulfillment of Your divine purposes in their lives. In Jesus’ great name. Amen.
Tuesday, December 25
Nate & Abegail Shuck serve as the Go To Nations team leaders in Iloilo, Philippines, and helped pioneer the Sonshine Center and the ministries in Iloilo. With a local church, they are working to create community development and transformation among the people living in the city’s trash dump.
For personal needs: Father, I pray for wisdom and strength as Nate, Abegail and their team reach out to the urban poor of Iloilo and the families of the dump, advancing Your Kingdom. Lord, encourage them as they train missionaries and leaders in the church, and grant health, protection, and guidance in raising and training their children. In Jesus’ victorious name. Amen.
Wednesday, December 26
In Iloilo City and beyond, Richard Gerhold serves alongside the Sonshine Center Philippines, reaching families through tutoring, helping provide meals, and evangelism through hospital, home and prison visits. He also leads a number of daily Bible studies and men’s
ministry, speaks at local churches, and ministers to street children.
For personal needs: Father, please empower Richard to continue serving through many avenues and ongoing relationships with the people and families in the Philippines. Lord, provide more financial partners to expand Richard’s territory, especially in Zarraga and among children living on the streets. Holy Spirit, direct his path; move in power to produce a great harvest of souls, accompanied with signs and wonders. In Jesus’ wonderful name. Amen.
Thursday, December 27
Nomil & Valarie Adorada serve with Go To Nations, partnering with Camp Sonshine, Iloilo, Philippines, focusing on the spiritual, physical, and emotional needs of children and youth, especially street children. Nomil leads the Children’s Ministry and Valarie is the Scholarship Director.
For personal needs: Father, I pray for wisdom for the Adoradas in leading the programs, for ongoing strength for their work, for more open doors for ministry, new places to share Jesus, and health for the family, especially their children. Lord, raise up additional ministry partners and faithful leaders to run with the vision of winning souls and making disciples. In Jesus’ name. Amen.
Friday, December 28
The Anasco family serves in Chiang Rai, Thailand. As Go To Nations Thailand Team Leaders, David & Christine train, mentor and oversee all GTN missionaries in Thailand. Christine also reaches out to women in the sex industry and teaches at the local Christian School.
For personal needs: Father, I pray for continued favor, health and protection for David, Christine and their children Eric, Faith, Daniel and Gabriella. Lord, grant wisdom and insight as they parent and train up new evangelists, and direct the annual GTN internship. Father, provide Your wisdom and compassion as Christine ministers to women enslaved by the sex industry. In Jesus’ mighty name. Amen.
Saturday, December 29
Based in Guam, Rob & Alison Zimmerman minister in the Pacific Islands and Asia. They lead a church and counseling center, promoting restoration through the love of Jesus, and are committed to community transformation, seeing people set free and equipped to fulfill their divine destiny.
For personal needs: Father, I pray for health, favor, ongoing fruitfulness, and financial provision for the Zimmerman family and their growing team. Lord, as their ministry expands, raise up key leaders to assume responsibilities and administration at their Guam ministry base. Jesus, release grace and fresh anointing, and shine Your light through the many outreaches of Elim Pacific Ministries. In Jesus’ powerful name. Amen.
Sunday, December 30
Bill Pagaran (Tlingit Indian) directs Carry The Cure, bringing the Gospel to villages, reservations, reserves and communities throughout Alaska, North America and parts of Europe.
For personal needs: Father, I ask for Your Psalm 91 covering over Bill & Amanda, their family, and the team of youth and adults in the battle against some of the major strongholds over native people: depression, lack of identity, and suicide. Lord, grant them favor, continued harvest and provision as they minister through statewide prayer rumbles, rallies, mentorship and evangelism training. In the precious name of our Lord Jesus. Amen.
Monday, December 31
Based in Vancouver, Washington, Dr. Richard Twiss (Lakota-Sioux) and his wife Katherine founded Wiconi. Since Richard’s passing, the staff continues the vision and goals in Native American cultural evangelism, equipping Native believers, bridge-building, and networking native and non-native groups.
For personal needs: Father, I pray that the Wiconi team with its director, Casey Church, will continue to be a strong light in the midst of vast darkness. I ask for grace, renewal, protection, provision and anointing. Lord, remove barriers and build bridges for Native peoples and communities to experience spiritual, cultural, and community transformation in the Spirit of Jesus. In Jesus’ great name. Amen.
To support our missionaries, go to: http://lwicc.org/give.
Choose “My tithes and offerings” and then “Missions Contributions.”