MISSIONARY PRAYER REQUESTS:
& Debbie Howden
very much, and although they have no experience at
the required admin. of the school, they are doing as much as they
can to help the school function in practical ways. Please
that the evil one will not be allowed to get in and disrupt the
School any more than it already is with
They are planning to
rebuild the school in the months ahead. The original simple mud
brick classrooms that were built in 2005 are in bad shape and so
they propose to rebuild with cement blocks and put up a permanent
structure, which will stand for many years. The teachers will be
thrilled to have new classrooms and it will encourage them greatly.
as they try to maintain their focus on what the Lord has called them
to do for Him, to preach the Gospel and to teach the Word to men who
can in turn teach others also. Life is incredibly full already with
just living in Angola, plus assembly meetings and responsibilities,
and then the 10 weekly Bible classes. So they would covet
that they would be kept well, and used by the Lord in these
different aspects of service.
as she faces 18 weeks of chemotherapy in her battle with cancer. She
has, over the 34 years of steadfast service in Angola, proved the
faithfulness of the Lord in many trials, and now stands in great
need of our
at the moment.
Timothy and Joy Beer (Loloma)
Kalene Mission Hospital.
An Australian missionary couple who have been working there for some
years, have returned home for their children’s education. This has
added responsibilities to the current administrator,
and reduced his moral and spiritual support.
is therefore now in a tough spiritual battle from several
directions, so he will very much appreciate
Peter and Peggy Ferry (Phuket) – Peter
has recently had surgery for skin cancer. The surgeon is pleased
with the results. Please
will recover quickly.
Andrew and Alison Renshaw (Piracicaba)
for the various
that are being held all over Brazil in the ast week of February,
during carnival time. There are several camps in
This is an opportunity for many young people to stay clear of the
licentious behaviour that accompanies the celebrations and to study
Eglon and Judith Harris (Senior workers) –
The increase in the cost of services, and the devaluation of the
is rapidly being reflected in the cost of living. Please
as violence and unrest are on the rise and there is the yet
undefined relationship between Mexico and the USA.
Eglon and Judith
are dedicating more time to the 25 to 35 age group
(both ladies and men), helping them to develop into good teachers,
well grounded in the truth. Two young men and two young married
couples are doing well in this work.
Dryburgh (Rekkem) -
meeting with quite a few ladies who have asked for help in relation
to addictions and to assault. Could I please ask for
for those who have some form of assault in their past? It is such an
evil. May the Lord work in their lives so that they know His hope
and help as they seek and walk with Him.
Graham Black (Bouc Bel Air)
has his last (D.V.) scheduled session of chemotherapy on the
thanks us for the support in
and is most grateful.
David and Brigitte Sutherland (Lyon)
a disabled young man who
meets with every week. They are slowly going through Mark’s Gospel.
have a good relationship with his parents and have invited them to a
special evangelistic meal and talk on
that the Lord would speak to this couple, who claim to be Catholics,
but have no beliefs in particular.
REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
Noel and Liza McMeekin
give thanks for God's blessing at the
Postal Bible School
(PBS) Prize-givings that they have
that the seed sown will take root in hearts.
for their son
and his wife
as God has led them to take over the administration of the PBS work
over the course of the next year. They have been visiting schools,
and meeting principals and staff. Please
that the work in the schools will continue into the future, despite
the desire of many in government to move away from Religious
Education and make all education more secular.
Peter and Mhairi Fleck (Algeciras)
for the English class, which has been going well and will be
splitting into two groups. The higher-level group will be taught by
and will be following an English course designed with Bible
that as well as a means to learn English, the students will learn
more about God. They plan on giving each student a bilingual Bible
to encourage them to study and read at home.