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Gary and Louise Bryar (Brazil, DPG Day 4)
Praise God that the election outcome is favourable to continued preaching of the gospel. Praise God that Children’s Day in the Jardim Santana Church went very well.


Byron and Lyn Johannesen (Colombia, DPG Day 4)
Praise God for the believers and seekers that Byron and co-workers connected with in recent weeks. Praise God for encouraging progress in the work in Tulua and Buga. Pray that any doctrinal confusion or doubts will have been clarified and that those seeking to know more about the gospel will continue to study God’s Word and ask relevant questions. Pray for Maritza, Soleidy, Marta, Jhirman and Carmen. Pray that Byron’s car will stay trouble-free during ministry trips. Pray for Byron’s health as he may need gallbladder surgery in the new year.


Ian and Leann Buckley (Nepal, DPG Day 9)
Continue to pray urgently for them as they still wait to see if they can get their visas without flying out of the country.


Paul and Debbie Howells (Philippines, DPG Day 10)
Praise God for great progress in translation. Pray for evangelism which will begin on 17 November in the new mission station of Man-ai—Paul will give the first lesson at noon ADST. Pray that the reception will be positive. Four missionary families have relocated to the area over the past two months. Pray for Nonon, one of the missionaries, who may have Dengue Fever—pray for his quick recovery from illness. Pray for growth in relationships with the local people and for the gospel to be well-received.


David and Julie Ward (Philippines, DPG Day 11)
Praise God for a Christ-centred ‘harvest thanksgiving’ service. Pray for Isul, Kerlit, Rulisand Mulita to continue to seek and know the truth of the gospel. Praise God for strong believers like Ludi, who has been Dave’s language helper from the beginning. Pray for David and Julie as they spend the second half of November in Sydney. (Happy birthday to David on the 15th.)


Tim and Anna Southcott (going soon to Timor-Leste, DPG Day 12)
Congratulations to Anna and Tim on the birth of Lily Anna on 31 October. Praise God that Lily is feeding well and Anna is recovering well too.


Gavin and Janet Petersen (Portugal, DPG Day 15)
Pray for Pedro’s understanding of the gospel to deepen and become increasingly clear. Praise God for good friendships being developed in the free English classes and also the Portuguese conversation class. Pray for Janet as she participates in intensive Portuguese lessons. Pray for Constantino and Manuela as they decide whether to attend Peniel (NTM’s Bible school in Brazil) for three years. Praise God for Josiah’s progress over the last year in Teen Challenge. Pray for him as he continues on as a volunteer worker there.


David and Win Knight (VIC, DPG Day 16)
Pray that the OAC Youth Camp in Romania will have enough funds for a new heating system. Pray for David as he does street outreach in Australia, and as he travels to Myanmar (21-30 November) with a team to visit an orphanage.


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