June 18, 2021
Bethany Kapezya (DR Congo, DPG Day 1)
Pray for Claude and Bethany as they help to support Claude’s youngest sister whose husband passed away recently. She cares for six children.
Belinda and Herman Lamprecht (South Africa, DPG Day 2)
Pray for Herman as he contends with the increasing legal and administrative burden on top of his OM work. Pray for the Lord’s will to be done re the renewal of Princess’ two-year foster care order. Pray for Belinda and Herman to have the love, wisdom and patience to parent her well. Praise God that Dima will turn 18 soon, and pray for her as she attends Missions Discipleship Training (MDT) in August.
Phil and Sandy Jones (Mexico, DPG Day 5)
Pray urgently for Sandy as she has surgery this Friday morning (Mexico time) for recurrent cancer of her tongue. Pray for her physical and emotional strength, and for wisdom for the surgical team, especially as they decide on the use of chemo/radiotherapy, which is dependent on lymph node involvement. The surgery has to be done privately and will cost $5200 alone.
Bryson and Ruth Thomas (QLD, DPG Day 9)
Praise God for the release of a new Emmaus Bible study website. Pray that those who use it will benefit greatly. Praise God for prisoners whose lives are forever changed by the gospel as they have committed to Christ and grown in knowledge of their Saviour through Emmaus correspondence courses.
Tim & Anna Southcott (Timor-Leste, DPG Day 12)
Congratulations to Anna and Tim on the safe birth of Emma on 14 June. All are well.
Daniel and Candide Weekes (France, DPG Day 17)
Praise God for the people that have signed up to help them this summer (most of their camps are full, which is great!). Pray that they will have enough people on the service team and head cooks for all the camps.
John and Kathy Harris (Netherlands, DPG Day 17)
Praise God for their good health. Pray for John’s mother as she recovers from a broken leg. Pray for John and Kathy as they get their first COVID shots. Pray for them as they continue their English classes for refugees. Praise God for the leadership coaching that John has received in recent months. Praise God that Levi, the son of workers in Romania, is recovering from a kidney operation; pray that he will recover fully. Pray for Amy as she settles into life in Kampala, Uganda, and as she enters full-time ministry. Pray for Pier and Joke as they return to Serbia in mid-June to minister to Roma people. Pray for John and Joni as they lead iTeams NL’s first ‘Access’ weekend of orientation and training for hew workers over June 18-20. Pray for two potential mission candidates as they decide whether to go to Malawi.
Eva Kennedy (Spain, DPG Day 18)
Pray for Eva who has recurrent headaches. Pray that she copes better with the heat too. Praise God the flat is better than she would have imagined. Praise God for great teachers, and that Eva is settling well into her classes. Pray for two team-mates, Wayne and Sue, to do well in their language exams.
Bill and Sandra Callister (PNG, DPG Day 19)
Praise God that the two Misima teams have been working steadily through notes Bill provided on the OT books of Numbers and Isaiah. Pray for wisdom in making the translation clear, accurate and natural. Praise God that Bill and Sandra have had visits from their three children. Pray for Bill as he continues translation, and for Sandra as she has a variety of activities to keep her busy.
Jon & Janet Mitchell (PNG, DPG Day 20)
Pray for Jon and Janet as they fly back to PNG tomorrow morning. Pray for safe travel and quarantine. Pray also for their travel into the village (that Janet’s healing ankle won’t be too sore), and for a happy reception with the believers there. Pray for them to have a smooth transition back into village life. Pray for Jacinta and Josie as they live in NSW; pray for them in their walk with God and in their work and relationships.
Carol Luttah (CBMPNG)
Praise God that Lynn’s travel exemption was approved last week and the new generator was fixed on Friday. Continue to pray for Lynn’s visa.