DEM. REP. OF CONGO
Ratter (Senior worker)
as there has been unrest in Kinasha and Lubumbashi. There have
been problems with burnings and lootings and over 32 deaths.
Tensions are very high, and the population in the local towns
and villages are struggling to feed their families. Please
for all those who have lost loved ones, and for tensions to be
REPUBLIC OF S. AFRICA
and Dorothy Grieve
for a conference scheduled to take place in October. Please
that as preparations are made, they will be guided by the Holy
Spirit, so that there will be a rich blessing for those who
Mambilima— Robert Muir
would welcome continuing
for the work at the
Mambilima Mission Hospital.
They give out medicines freely, and every morning there is a
church service and people are saved.
There is also a school work with 300 students.
Every morning the word of God is taught. Physical help is given
to the disabled. We’re asked to
for the Deputy Head who knows the Scriptures and interprets for
Witchcraft still raises its head, but in spite of this, the
Assembly work progresses well. At the annual week of “Holiday /
Conference” over 7,000 were present of whom 60 made professions;
baptisms are held in the river.
asks that we might remember her in
and the school work there.
for opportunities to build good relationships with the
students, and for the safety of some of the older more
vulnerable young people -
that they will have hope!
for being able to visit families in their homes in the
assemblies and staff prayers.
for the spiritual and pastoral input that she can put into
the family in your
especially as his son Gordon has now returned to the UK.
Peter and Anne Grover
time in Lima is now drawing to a close and I will be arriving
back in Scotland on
after four months of looking after myself. It has been a
useful, time: teaching courses on Hebrews, Exodus and
Apologetics as well as preaching regularly in our local church
is still waiting for cataract surgery. I reach retirement age
on 10 October. Although at the moment we are planning to return
to Peru next year, there are many uncertainties and we would
that we will make the right decisions.”
Colin and Elida Stephen (Shkoder)
for the restart of the youth work.
that they will see God’s salvation and real transformation as
they continue to work with this age group, who know the gospel
well, but are unwilling to make the commitment to follow Christ.
that God would draw many to come to faith in His Son.
for two ladies who are going through a difficult time. Firstly,
a lady who is in a difficult family situation and is a very
devout Muslim. Please
that in her pain God would reveal Himself to her.
Sept Missy Prayer Requests)
has recently been baptised. Please continue to
for a satisfactory outcome for her application to remain in the
Chris and Michelle Hall
for their friend
who has been opening up to the Lord and has started reading the
Bible and attending church. Please
that he gives himself fully to the Lord. In addition, please
for their friend 'C' as she seeks to know more about the Lord
Jesus and a relationship with Him.
and Rosemary Sheldon (Dublin)
as he teaches ‘Bible
in Schools till mid-October; he is teaching 14 lessons per week.
Michael and Shirley McKillen
for a Young Adults Weekend in England (7-9th
for safety and stamina in travel as well as help in shared
John and Linda Stanfield
for the Bible study following the free dinner on Sundays.
that the Lord would give a spiritual hunger and that more people
will be inspired to attend the study. In addition, please
for a man they recently met at the
is continuing a weekly Bible study with.
that he will grow in his understanding and make a commitment to
visits Indonesian and islands, particularly Java
, and its capital
with a population of 10 million. More than 90% are Muslims, but
there are Christian communities to which he is able to give
Biblical teaching. He would ask us to particularly remember in
Notes from a presentation by
is divided naturally into east & west, by the
Dnieper River—the western half speak Ukraine, the eastern half
Russian. The total population is 44 million.
Gospel Hall, situated in the north-west of the country, has 31
in fellowship, and the bldg. is used 82 hrs /week. Every day
over 80 children have 10 mins of choruses, 10 mins learning a
Bible verse, and 20 mins listening to a Bible story, followed by
a hot meal. 75 children attend the Sunday School. Special needs
children are visited 2x/month with a food bag, clothing etc.
Donations are sent
from various places, e.g. N. Ireland has recently sent 14 tes of
new clothes— which were distributed to both believers and
non-believers, plus the local military.