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Missionary Praise and Prayer Requests

March 2018
Matt and January Zimmerman ABWE Heading to Trinidad
 Pray for Matt and Jan as they transition through Sebring, FL to stabilize Matt’s asthma.
 Pray for the Trinidad government paper work to be completed to allow visa approval.
 Pray for Josiah’s continued adjustment process.
 Pray for Matt’s continued healing and strength
 Praise as Matt’s asthma is doing much better in Florida.
Jack and June Landis- CEF Chester County PA
 Pray for clubs meeting at Beaver Creek, East Fallowfield, French Creek, Honey Brook, Robeson, Twin
Valley, and Rainbow Elementary today. Ministering to these kids is what CEF is all about.
 Pray that God would nudge the hearts of young people to volunteer at our day camps this summer.
 Ask God to work in the hearts of the teachers as they prepare for Good News Club.
 Pray for safety and God’s hand of protection in the club ministry.
 Clubs today at Fern Hill and Hillendale Elementary—we depend on your prayers for safety and wisdom.
 Clubs meet at Bradford Heights and Kings Highway on Tuesdays. Pray for children to trust Jesus as
 Caln Elementary Good News Club meets today. Pray for growth in those who have trusted
Christ this year.
 Thank God for all of our volunteer club staff! Pray that the Lord would equip us to encourage and
motivate them in their outreach to the children.
 Pray that parents and grandparents would realize the importance of children being trained in the
truths of God’s Word.
 Praise the Lord for His Holy Spirit who nourishes, keeps, and never leaves all of us who believe.
 Ask God for peaceful moments and good order so that children won’t miss anything being taught in
 Pray also for calm moments to counsel children.
 Ask the Lord to direct us as we plan and prepare for the upcoming summer ministry.
 Praise the Lord that His Word is true and reliable and effective.
1 Peter 3:18 says that Jesus suffered for sins so that He might bring us to God. Pray for a child you
know to be brought to God.
 As we organize and administrate all the aspects of this ministry, pray that we would never forget our
mission—bringing the good news of Jesus to children.
 Thank the Lord for the wonderful opportunity to go into elementary schools with the Good News Club.
Amazing, isn’t it?
 Continue to pray for the children who find it difficult to listen in school and in club.
 Thank God for the believing children you know. Pray that they would evidence their faith at home, at
school, and with their friends.
 Ask the Lord to work and direct so that many more families and children would hear about Good News
Clubs and Camp Good News.

Missionary Praise and Prayer Requests

March 2018

 Pray for children facing difficult, negative, or even abusive home situations. Pray that they would learn
to trust Jesus and remember how much He loves them.
 Pray that God would expand your ministry in reaching children and others with the Gospel.
 We often meet adults who tell us they came to know Jesus in Good News Club, or that club is where
they began to memorize Scripture. Praise the Lord!
 Begin now to pray for the extra finances needed for our busy summer of ministry.
 Please pray specifically that the $950 goal would be met to purchase bows, arrow, and targets for
 Praise the Lord for the summer missionaries, day camp leaders, and volunteer staff He is putting
together as our summer team.
 Our Good News Club season comes to an end this month. Pray that any child with a lingering question
or need would speak to one of our club counselors.
 Pray that each teacher would be prepared to teach the precious boys and girls in club the precious
story of Easter.
 If you know Jesus as Saviour, rejoice with us in Jesus—His life, death, and resurrection!
 “For he has made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of
God in him.” (2 Corinthians 5:21)
Eric and Wendy Stottlemyer - Senegal, W. Africa Ministering to the Badyaranke People
 Pray for Eric as he teaches through the Books of Acts and Ephesians and that the great attendance
would continue.
 Pray for the Badyaranke believers to stand strong in their faith as they are pressured to revert to the
animistic ways of the non-believing villagers.
 Pray for the non-believers to observe the changes in the lives of the Badyaranke believers.
 Pray for the Badyaranke people as they hear God’s word and grow that they will continue to take a
stand for the Truth.
 Pray for Eric and Wendy and their team that they resist the attacks of Satan knowing they have
authority over him, and refuse everything that comes from him (1 Peter 5:8,1 Peter 5:9, James 4:7).
 Pray that God would keep the team faithful in personal Bible study and prayer so that the inner man is
renewed daily.
Kevin Dellape - Backyard Ministries Altoona
 Pray for the needs of Backyard missionaries as they continued to make weekly visits to their more than
1000 families, delivering food provided by church partners and engaging in spiritual conversations as
God opens the doors.
 Pray as we will begin building teams for Backyard Clubs in many neighborhoods starting in April.
 Please pray for volunteers.
 Pray for a boy from Altoona named Chase. Chase is very polite, loves baseball and lives with his pap.
Please pray that Chase would come to trust Jesus as His Savior and Lord.
 Pray for the needs of the families Backyard Ministries is involved with.
 Pray for the ministry needs of Backyard Ministries. 814 502 8008

Missionary Praise and Prayer Requests

March 2018
Rhys & Becky Johns - DiscipleMakers State College PA
 One of the students we met during the first week of the semester had no religious background, but he
read parts of the Bible on his own and decided to follow Jesus! We are helping him to get connected
to a church and to a Bible study.
 Pray for many others we are still following up with who are interested in reading the Bible with us.
Every week we get lots of visitors to Bible study and our large group meetings.
 Two freshman men, who are roommates in the dorms, told me recently how impressed they were by
the seniors who are investing in them. They said, "We wouldn't know how to meet people on our floor
and invite them to Bible study but Dan & Connor set an example for us and now we are ready to try it
 We had a great turn out for our Men's Retreat wth the PSU students a few weeks ago. Our focus was
being "On Mission" and casting a vision for these men to live purposeful lives for Jesus' sake. We have
been seeing encouraging fruit from the time as the guys are taking steps of faith to minister to their
 Students have been sacrificing their time and energy to minister to one another. One student even
stayed up all night with another who was struggling through some deep waters. We praise God for the
community he is building among them!
 Please pray for our upcoming Spring Break (March 3-10) Service trip to North Carolina. We have a
record 66 students signed up to come with us. What is also encouraging is that there are students
from 9 different countries coming! Pray for unity and for the gospel to impact them.
 Praise God that we learned much from our group study in the book of Jonah.
 Please pray for an upcoming outreach with other Christian groups. There is a group called Common
Ground where many Bible believing groups like ours collaborate together. Next month we will be
doing a questionnaire about the meaning of Easter across campus. We have done this before and it
has been a great success.
 Pray also for the DiscipleMakers Women's Conference, April 6-8. They will be focused on the book of

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Isaiah 53:5-6
But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed. All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and the LORD hath laid on him the iniquity of us all.

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