Please continue to remember in
Brian Howden’s visit this
month. Please pray that as
many saved and unsaved hear the Scriptures, much blessing will
result, and that the Lord’s presence and help be a daily reality.
Sheena Revie –would value
prayer for their visit to Ethiopia in February (precise
dates not yet known).
and Ruth Newell (Blantyre) report that the new
Newspaper office in Blantyre
is operating well. Prayer is
asked that there will be no difficulties with the delivery process
because of the borders.
& Rachel Haigh report that there is nothing to report with
respect to the ownership of the
Nyangombe Bible School and land. Please pray that
justice might be done.
Bibi, the Pakistani-Christian
woman sentenced to death on blasphemy charges, is to be transferred
to an all-women prison due to security concerns. Please
that justice will be done, and the blasphemy laws will be repealed.
Smith leaves for
2nd February. Our
would be appreciated for the flights east and for a smooth 12 hour
ferry crossing on Friday (4th Feb) to Labrador. With
John Fitzpatrick he commences
adult Gospel meetings in
Charlottetown on Sunday 5th
February, God willing. They are looking to the Lord for a
rich time of blessing.
Hazel Walker (Santiago) continue to hold meetings each
Thursday and Sunday in La Mina.
Prayer is requested for the
unsaved family members of those who attend.
Anne-Laure Mostacero and
Richard and Pam Harknett (Trujillo)
seek prayer for the Bible
institute courses. Please pray
for the teaching courses, the teachers as they prepare and present
materials, and for the students as they travel and study. Also
pray that there will be
benefit to the local churches when they return home.
Sylvia Nase (Tirana) have visited “The
Hiding Place” at Gjirokaster
and report that it is at full capacity. The running of the home
remains a challenge for Marijan Nyhof
as she continues to pray for
a younger couple to take over this responsibility. The political
situation in Albania has caused the people to become very unsettled.
Prayer is asked that this
will not affect evangelistic activity within the country.
and Hannah Coombes ask for
prayer for the weekly Bible market stall in
Orange. They have been
encouraged lately with Bibles and Christian books being bought.
Dorothy Seed (Nantes) would appreciate
prayer regarding the building
project for a new hall at Beaujoire. The
decision as to what the next move should be will be taken at the AGM
on Sunday 6th February.
Gerry has been involved with
a small team in the translation of ‘Bibletime’
lessons from English to French, to be used by children and young
people in the French-speaking world.
is asked that this new tool for evangelism will indeed prove to be
useful both in France and the many French-speaking countries in
& Alison Black (Bouc-Bel-Air) report that they are still very
much before the Lord regarding the need of a replacement studio
A young couple are showing an interest and
it looks as if they will be able to raise financial support and so
be able to come and work with us. They are French speaking and seem
to have the necessary skills to do the job. Nothing has been decided
yet and Graham & Alison would
ask us to pray for the Lord's
clear guidance for them in the matter.
Liza McMeekin (Cootehill)
value prayer for the many
contacts made during November and December. In November every home
in Cootehill was visited with
a gospel magazine and in December gospel calendars and literature
were delivered within a 10-mile radius of
Drum. They have been able to
make good contacts with people that have a desire to learn
more. Most of them are from a Roman Catholic background and wisdom
is required to deal with them in an appropriate and sensitive way.
Gillian Shanks (Newcastle West) report that
“Joseph” is still in Ireland
and his judicial review has been put back to
Alec and Patrizia Catchpole – Four non-believers are
attending studies on baptism giving an excellent opportunity to
teach the gospel to them. Prayer
is asked for Salvatore,
and Ros Buckley - Prayer
is requested for the Old Testament courses starting on
Monday 7th February which
will continue for five sessions.