Fiona Thomas (Cambodia, DPG Day 7)
Pray for Fiona to finish well in her last year (to June 2020) at HOPE International School. Pray for wisdom and patience as she waits to see what God has in store for her.
Ian and Leann Buckley (Nepal, DPG Day 9)
Praise God for the distribution and sale of the ‘God Has Spoken’ book – almost half of 1500 copies have gone. Pray for Ian and Dinesh as they work on the back-translation of ‘Family Study’ and ‘Accurately Handling the Word of Truth’ books. Praise God for the blessing of the visit by the Freshwater Christian College team.
Paul and Debbie Howells (Philippines, DPG Day 9)
Praise God that Deb’s shoulder is much better since surgery and Paul’s leg is strengthening with physio. Pray for them as they return to Mindanao on 19 October. Pray for the distribution of the Talaandig New Testament and pray for Paul and Deb as they produce Bible study notes and materials. Pray for two coming conferences in Ricodo and Lapoc, and for a new work in Baungon.
Russell and Lorna Torrance (Philippines, DPG Day 10)
Pray that 50 inmates, who are attending the Bible study that Russ is involved in, will learn from God with open hearts and minds. Thank God that 12 church women are attending Lorna's 'Creation to Christ' group.
Daniel and Candide Weekes (France, DPG Day 14)
Praise God for the arrival of Pamela as part of the team at camp. Having worked many years in various government offices, she has many skills in accounting/office work, which is a real answer to prayer for the team. Pray for Lynn and Rose, who are retiring after 40 years in France and returning to the USA to be with their family, that they can sell their house quickly.
John and Remy Tan (Specialists, DPG Day 22)
Praise God for good progress in Remy’s KYB translation work. Praise God for a new volunteer in the ICT department. Pray for an office accounting software problem to be solved soon. Pray for John to have wisdom and energy as he serves on councils and boards outside of Wycliffe. He’s been busy upgrading the accounting software and overseeing the website while the webmaster is away. Pray for him as he decides whether to attend an ICT conference in Thailand in November. Pray for Janelle as she considers part-time work, future career pathways, and perhaps joining her school’s overseas mission trip next year.
Daniel and Emily (Restricted Access, DPG Day 23)
Thank God for the rest and support they have experienced while waiting for visas. Praise God that Dan has picked up his visa. Pray for Emily and the children to get theirs soon — they have returned to their city on a tourist visa. They will go to Singapore to collect the remaining visas in a month. Praise God for the clearing of the smoke. Pray for Jude and Siena as they readjust to life and school again — pray that they will form good friendships.
Tess (Restricted Access, DPG Day 24)
Language school is keeping Tess very busy but is also providing opportunities for good conversations. She has begun the long process of obtaining a tourist-residency visa — pray for favour.
Jono and Marie (Restricted Access, DPG Day 24)
Pray for Jono, Marie and their children as they fly on Tuesday morning from their country of service. Pray for them as they transition to life back in Australia.