Remember: PRAYER MATTERS
Richard and Anne Hoyt (Chad, DPG Day 1)
Pray for Lydia as she is treated for several severe infections. Pray for a new lawyer to effectively get custody of Grace, Blessing and James for Lydia. Pray for Lydia’s husband to be repentant and remorseful for his actions.
Paul and Daphne Chapman (Venezuela, DPG Day 6)
Praise God that Daphne’s thyroid tumour was benign, and that Paul and Daphne can return to Venezuela today. Pray for safe travel. Pray for the bimonthly ministry meeting for Merida on 2 December. Pray that nightly prayer in the lead-up will effectmuch blessing on the day.
John and Kathy Harris (Netherlands, DPG Day 14)
Praise God for positive feedback from the August Europe Conference. Pray for John and Kathy as they travel to Austria form 17 to 19 November. Pray for Kathy as she resigns from ITeams at the end of December and as she plans to return to TESL in January, and possibly continue to use her skills in cross-cultural teaching in the ‘expat world’. Pray for John as he teaches the Christian Disciplines course at Thousand Hills. Pray that Dane’s 12-week full-time internship with a composer will be a time of learning that’s also full of rewarding experiences. Pray for Andre who’s now living in The Hague as he studies his Master’s degree.
Trevor and Manoli Allan (Spain, DPG Day 15)
Pray for Trevor and Manoli as they host a young people’s mission conference. Pray especially for the youth attending, that they will be challenged. Pray for the growing work in Ribadeo, and pray for a suitable piece of land to build a church building. Pray for God to open homes in surrounding towns for house group meetings. Pray for Trevor and Manoli as they return to Australia for a month at the end of November.
Colin and Marg (Restricted Access, DPG Day 24)
Pray that believers Mary and Martha will continue to grow in their faith. Pray for enough teachers at the International School next year. Pray for Marg’s kindy class of 16, especially the three challenging boys. Pray for Colin and his role on the school board, and as he plans 2018 training events. Praise God that the Peacemaking in Multicultural Teams workshop in Thailand went well.
Simon and Anni (Restricted Access, DPG Day 25)
Praise God for the appointment of seven elders and three deacons for two village churches. Simon also visited some outreaches and participated in a leadership conference taught almost entirely by local Bible teachers. Pray that the 1 Timothy commentary can be published in January. Pray for Rachel as she sits her year 12 exams (last one on 27 November). Praise God she’s been accepted to study primary school teaching next year.
Seng Hock and Luba (Restricted Access, DPG Day 25)
Praise God that Luba learntmobilising and training tools at a Singaporean conference in October, then ran a couple of mission workshops in Penang. Pray for her as she attends a National Training Event in Canberra (1-6 December), and then speaks at Belgrave Heights Convention (29 December). Seng Hock was able to visit various Bible colleges and open days, connecting with students. Praise God that his IT skills have been useful in the church office. Pray for him as he organises James Hudson Taylor IV’s Melbourne visit in March 2018.
Praise God that Ben and Penny Carpentier got their two-year work permits for Namibia, where Penny will teach at a university and Ben will find a suitable ministry when he’s there. They’re going with SIM. (Ben previously worked on the magazine with AMT.)
These items are sourced from emails and other communications received from cross-cultural workers.
The workers are identified by the day number in the current AMT Daily Prayer Guide.