Griffiths (Gaborone) gives thanks that a Sunday school class
held at local flats three times a week, has had an increased
attendance, and some mums and neighbours have joined in the Bible
lesson. Pray that many of the children and parents would
continue to take part and come to know Christ through this ministry.
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and Dorothy Grieve (Murchison)
have been encouraged by the number of
Emmaus courses being returned from the prisons, and
ask us to pray that many of these prisoners will come to
faith in Christ.
Hazel Andrews (DPG 1970-2003) left the UK on 14th
May for a three week trip to Chingola where she will
be based with Phil and Hilda Cracknell at Amano Christian
School. Pray for safety of travel, good health and that
she will be a blessing and an encouragement to those she meets.
Jones (Bulawayo) – In 1970 Z graduated from Bible School
in Zimbabwe and returned to his home in J, where he used his
training and knowledge to start an assembly. At Easter Deryck
visited J and witnessed six people baptised. Pray for
the believers in this small assembly. This is one of the places that
have received aid over the past few years in the form of seed and
for Jo, who has relocated to M where there is
no building but believers meet outside or in homes to study God’s
Word. They also receive seed and fertiliser. Give thanks that in
answer to prayer there has been good rains this season, which
should provide a good harvest.
Walter and Elizabeth Alexander (Marciano de Avila)
have recently begun a Bible study for young married men, and seven
have been attending. Pray for these men that they will be
able to attend regularly, grasp the important truths of Scripture,
and hence be better equipped to serve the Lord and the local
prayer specifically for the
work of the Postal Bible School, as they are currently
experiencing some real challenges that are keeping them much before
Enris Nase (Tirana)
that the small Assembly he attends is celebrating its 3rd year. They
have gone through many challenges but equally the Lord has given
them many victories. Each Thursday evening he ministers on the book
Acts, in detail, to see how the early disciples
responded when faced with different challenges.
continues with the prison ministry with 20 inmates coming
along to hear the Gospel, and to learn English. They are also able
to help families linked to the prisoners, by sending them food
parcels and other items, wood for burning, etc.
preparatory work for the Bible Exhibition is now
completed, and it is hoped that very soon it will be in use.
Emmaus course has been translated and will be added to
the correspondence courses that are available.
and Alison Black (Bouc Bel Air) ask prayer for Moussa
and his family after a car accident involving his wife Christine
and their twin boys. Moussa took over the technical side
of the ‘Voice of the Gospel Ministry’ last year.
Christine has some broken ribs and leg injuries, and is now in a
clinic for around 2 months to receive physiotherapy. It took almost
2 hours for the accident team to cut her out of the wreckage of the
car. Moussa is looking after the twins and seems to be fine.
Jonathan and Amanda
for the English-language Bible study now entering its third month.
There are a number of believers in the area who do not speak French.
Pray that these meetings will provide the Bible teaching that
Christians need, as well as an opportunity for some non-Christian
acquaintances to hear the Gospel.
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Andrew and Gillian
Shanks (Newcastle West)
would appreciate our prayers as they take the
Exhibition unit to share the Gospel at the Charleville North, Co
Cork, show on the 28/29th June.
has had contact with N for about 5 years. Her sons
attend the children’s meetings and N has attended the
meetings on a few occasions. Andrew has recently had the
opportunity to speak to N’s husband, M, who mentioned
that he was interested in attending Gospel meetings, and there is a
possibility of meeting with N and M in their home to
discuss Scriptures. Pray that this couple would continue to
take an interest in spiritual things and come to know Christ. In
addition, they ask prayer for other contacts taking part in
regular Bible study.
Colin and Rosemary
for Rosemary as she meets with ladies attending the Coffee
Hour held monthly, that there would be opportunities to share the
Gospel. Colin would value prayer in the preparation of
children’s messages that he will give along with using a
sketch-board at caravan parks in Newcastle, Co Down (12th
and Lorna Burt (Enniscorthy)
for 26 teenagers who attended a weekend of outdoor activities along
with hearing Bible talks and engaging in discussions afterwards,
that they will continue to take a stand for Christ even when they
are often the only believers in the family. In addition, prayer
is asked for E who is planning to be baptised, and for B
whose wife recently died. Pray that God would comfort B,
help him to rebuild his life, and as he attends the assembly and
Bible studies, he would come to put his faith in Christ.
Shirley McKillen, Gorey
ask prayer for the DeGroff family visiting them
from Kansas USA. Scott DeGroff will be teaching in
Gorey and other local Assemblies throughout June, on a
asks for prayer for suitable new premises for the
Assembly to meet in. Their current lease expires this year.
Liza McMeekin (Drum) ask
for prayer that hearts will be prepared to receive the
Word of God as they distribute 18,000 gospel tracts in local towns
and villages during June. In the past there have been quite a few
negative and aggressive responses.
Alan and Sheila
year 8 projects were completed by the Brass Tacks
teams. In 2014, as well as the smaller projects, Brass Tacks
hope to achieve 3 large projects in Africa. Pray for all
those involved, full time workers and many volunteers, in the
administration, teaching and practical work in connection with these
projects. Pray for safety in travel, in the workshops and on
site, and that through these projects Christian values would prevail
and be a witness to many.