Brian & Debbie Howden
report that on the last visit Debbie
didn't receive her
residence permit so please keep praying that
this will shortly be forth coming. Ruth Hadley is also
waiting for her residency permit to be issued.
God willing the Howden's next visit is on the
7th Jan - 30th Jan 2015 and they hope to be
accompanied by Tim Gooding (Romania) who will be doing some
carpentry/joinery work. Please remember in prayer that Tim’s
visa will be given soon; our prayers for this would be
and Yokey Roberts (DPG 1966-2013) – Please pray for the
distribution of 50 copies of the New Testament amongst the watchmen
studying the ‘Source of Light Correspondence Courses,’
that they would be a source of encouragement and guidance to all who
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and Dorothy Grieve (Murchison) -
thanks for recent encouragement with the Emmaus
Bible courses. Please pray for a prison inmate, M,
who has completed all the courses and seems to have trusted the
expects to be in Harare in the
first half of December for the distribution of seed and fertiliser.
Activities in Bulawayo) are in full swing: teaching,
preaching and caring for the needy. Our continued prayers
and support are greatly desired and appreciated.
& Rachel Haigh
are expected back from their 4-month visit to Nyangombe on the
11th December. Barry reports that during
November they had
7 people baptised and one young man of 18 who trusted
Hilary Millard (Chingola) –
Please continue to pray for Amano Christian
School. Pray for the children that they would have
continued spiritual growth, for the teachers that they would have
strength and enthusiasm in teaching, for house parents in the care
of boarding students, and also for the work carried out among the
Jean-Luc and Rita Hainaut (Eliya)
returned to Zambia and plan to remain there for 3-4 months. Please
pray for them as they travel back and forth
between Zambia and Belgium and that God will give them strength in
all that they do.
and Margaret McCaughren (Kitwe)
- Recently 14 student nurses attended a
Christianity Explorer Bible Study and the improved attendance
has been encouraging. Please pray that these young people may
attend regularly with a real commitment to study God’s Word and
apply it in their lives. Pray for an opening to start a
regular Bible Study in the largest University in Kitwe (9,000
Timothy and Joy Beer (Loloma) -
Please pray for the hospital and village
outreach every Monday afternoon and for the Bible teaching
opportunities at the local high school and nursery school.
Anita Elliott (New Delhi)
has been granted a visa to visit the UK, and should be present at
her daughter’s (Mrinalini) graduation at
Teesside University. This is an answer to prayer since the
visa application was first turned down, and then after appeal to the
authorities, was fairly quickly granted.
The result of what is
happening in Iraq is truly overwhelming and catastrophic. People who
once had homes, cars businesses and churches now have nothing. The
situation in Jordan is also desperate; every day more and more
refugees are entering the country. The men cannot work to support
their families; there is no Schooling and no health care.
Many children are
traumatised by the desperate situation which may affect them for the
rest of their lives.
Winter is approaching
and these families have largely fled with nothing to protect them
for the months to come.
Lord knows the outcome and whether this is in His purposes. For
ourselves, we can pray, especially for our
brothers and sisters in Christ, who will have been caught up in the
Mario and Helen Ponce (Cochabamba) - Pray
for nine people who are attending baptism classes. One of these
candidates, Johnny, made a commitment to Christ six years ago
after a request was made by Roxana, his girlfriend, for
Mario to visit Johnny in prison. It has been a hard road
for Johnny and Roxana, who have two young sons. Please
pray for this family.
asks that we continue to remember him in prayer.
December is a very busy time with the PBS mail-out schedule.
Clive and Hazel Walker (Santiago) would
appreciate prayer for the distribution of calendars to eight
towns that have no gospel witness. Please pray that the
distribution will be successful and that the calendars will
encourage all who receive them.
There are now
330 evangelical missionaries active in Albania, 160 of whom live in
the capital Tirana. They
come from Mexico, Brazil, South Korea, Holland, Germany, Italy,
America, Canada etc. During the past 20 years of evangelism, one in
every 175 Albanians has professed faith in Christ. Every major town
has several evangelical churches and the capital has well over 50,
some of which have well over 200 believers. Further a growing number
of villages now have evangelical churches. Glory to God for
what He has done during the past 20 years!
continues with prison ministry. Jehovah's Witnesses who have also
visited the prison are no longer welcome by the inmates, which has
given opportunity to answer many questions.
Bible Exhibition is now in full use.
The local Christians
are very impressed with what they are able to see and learn. Dozens
of non-Christians visit and Enris spends time
going around with them, explaining
and introducing them to the Gospel – for many it is the first time.
The Children’s Home at Gjirocaster
now only has 6 children. We are asked to pray for a suitable
person/couple to replace Marijan when she retires.
Dryburgh (Kuurne) -
asks for prayer for the mother
of a young lady she meets with. Prayer would be appreciated
to be able to talk to this lady, for the continued work of the Lord
on her heart and for her salvation.
Graham & Alison Black (Bouc Bel Air)
for prayer in the past concerning the need for
more Sunday school teachers. They are happy to say that some people
have come forward. The need is even more important now as a good
number of young families have joined them and they have more
children than ever before.
asks for prayer support for their monthly visit
to the Cheshire Home (Newcastle West) this coming Sunday
(7.12.14) for a time of singing carols and distribution of
Calendars. They would particularly ask prayer for 3 people
from the Home that attended last time.
Noel & Liza McMeekin (Drum)
ask for prayer support as they distribute over
3000 Gospel Calendars in their rural areas.
Mike McKillen (Gorey)
asks for prayer for the distribution of 4500
Calendars in the town and surrounding area. Unsaved spouses continue
to be a prayer need for some in the Assembly.
Niklas & Ellen Kreander (Skien).
God Ellen is much improved and able to move around the house and go
for short walks. She is still suffering from occasional headaches
and dizziness but they are less frequent than they have been. They
thank the saints for all their prayers and would ask for continued
prayer for a full recovery. Please continue to pray
for them as a family.