Richard and Anne Hoyt (Chad, DPG Day 1)
Praise God that new co-worker Janet Murray, who has had over 30 years’ experience in Chad, had been helping the Acacia women with Lucy Morrison while Anne was away. Pray for Lucy who has now returned home with husband David while awaiting the arrival of their baby. Pray for Anne as she teaches Bible stories to seven women who will hopefully be part of the next discipleship counselling program in June. Pray for the Lord to guide and protect Lydia and her children — she is in a more complicated situation. Rich recently attended a general assembly of the Evangelical Churches of Chad — pray for reconciliation amongst the split churches.
Bethany Kapezya (DR Congo, DPG Day 1)
The struggle for justice continues even though all rulings have been positive. Please continue to pray for Bethany and the family – this is a very wearing situation and much wisdom is needed. Give thanks for faithful people and pray for God’s decisive intervention.
Kara McLaughlin (South Africa, DPG Day 2)
Praise God for a wonderful Maranatha Conference with the Nigerian Case Workers and the way that God’s presence was demonstrated. Pray for release from the fear which kept one of the case workers from attending and thank God that the group was able to minister to her at a distance. Pray for meetings in Honde Valley Zimbabwe from Feb 23-25 — it is for church workers in neighbouring countries.
Edward and Ruth Smith (Venezuela, DPG Day 6)
The second stage of his surgery will take place this Thursday. Pray for a smooth operation and recovery.
Paul and Gerrah Kulikovsky (Philippines, DPG Day 9)
Praise God that most of the urgent repairs on the church building have been done after the Christmas Eve typhoon. Pray that the replacement generator will arrive soon. Pray for Erick and Karl as they coordinate the repair of village homes of church families, youth ministry members and children from Kids’ Club. Pray for the acquisition of suitable timber. Pray for a written guaranteed permit from the Department of Education so that the school can start enrolments and pray for the building permit to be given soon. Pray for Paul and Gerrah and Erick and Regina as they take turns helping Bob and Elizabeth Allen (Philippines, DPG Day 8) with the Catbalogan work. Praise God for a group of young men there with potential. Pray for Gerrah as she’s been tired and busy with her Masters thesis amongst other activities. Pray for healing of Paul’s sore knees which have limited his ability to do practical things. Praise God that Paul’s mum’s back operation went well.
Daniel and Candide Weekes (France, DPG Day 13)
Winter family camps are starting this week (for 2 weeks). Please pray for safety for the families and good family time. Pray especially that this will be a time of spiritual renewal and challenge and that the people who are not walking with Jesus will come closer to doing so. Pray for the Weekes family during this busy time and especially for Jack and Henry (and the children of their co-workers) who seem to be sick all the time (it's winter).
Eva Kennedy (Spain, DPG Day 15) & Tess (Restricted Access, DPG Day 24)
Pray for them as they await news of their visa applications. Pray they’ll know very soon.
Lindsay and Myk McKenzie (Specialists, DPG Day 20)
We send our deepest condolences to Myk and her family on the passing of her mother.
Wendy Strachan (Specialist, DPG Day 21)
There are still a number of South African visas that need to be granted for the residential component of the 2020 Leadership Experience that begins next Monday morning. Please pray that God’s favour will rest on each applicant in each embassy.
Simon and Ann (Restricted Access, DPG Day 25)
Congratulations to Simon on graduating Cum Laude in his Theology Doctorate.