Praise for three different pastor conferences in Kenya and Uganda that Debbie was able to help with and for the thirst the pastors have for God’s Word. Pray for the logistics, travel and finances for three more conferences in June in Kenya. Praise for the opportunity Debbie had to visit “Blessed to Bless Academy” and provide two sacks of dried maize. Pray for the ministry of this school run by a local church reaching out to orphans and children who would otherwise not receive an education.
Praise for the timeliness of the Scheels’ move to Kenya after many years of ministry in Ethiopia. Pray for strength for them as they start the third term of the school year at Rift Valley Academy with additional duties including teaching 7th grade boys’ Sunday school for Dan and Department Head responsibilities of the Student Health Services for Kim. Pray also that Dan and Kim would be able to return to Langano, Ethiopia, in July to retrieve their possessions, say good-byes, and have closure to their 22+ years of ministry there.
Praise for the ministry the Moores have in Kenya making disciples who make disciples using a uniquely powerful ministry called CellKenya that fosters spiritual growth through community in the rural areas of the country. Pray for Pahtyana as she connects with good resources for future ministry possibilities. Pray for the family as it prepares for an upcoming home assignment with the many things still left to do before departure and the tough job of saying goodbyes to friends and ministry partners. Pray for safety in their travels and rest and refreshing while here.
Praise for the encouraging time the Wiggers are having on home assignment with family, friends and ministry partners, and pray for strength and guidance in the second half of their time in the US. Pray for Steve as he makes plans to continue his PhD studies. Pray for the Lord to bless and use his former students at Scott Christian University and Moffat Bible College in Kenya who will graduate this July and move out in service for Christ. Pray also for direction and wisdom for Steve and Jen concerning education of their children when they return to Kenya.
Praise for the opportunity Kevin had to travel to another country to connect with hospital administrators, introduce his team’s hospital software, and share his faith. Pray that further involvement will be forthcoming. Pray also for him as he transitions back to the US to focus on a relationship with a godly woman and to learn more about using business as mission. Pray that as he courts this young lady, he can also maximize his learning and prep time while here so as to one day better meet people’s IT needs and share the good news with them.
Praise for God’s provision, protection, guidance and care for the McAuley family over the past year as they experienced several difficult situations. Praise that they have been able to re-initiate some programs at Kijabe hospital and develop programs to improve the work at BethanyKids for special-needs children and their families. Pray for the development of further training for workers at BethanyKids, the creation of an Occupational Therapy department at the hospital, the addition of therapists for the mobile clinic team, and the establishment of a national wheelchair program. Mostly pray that they will draw attention to Christ as they work.
Praise that Jake’s friend now professes faith, and pray that he would grow and share the gospel with others. Pray that a woman who is meeting with Theresa would see Jesus and desire to follow Him. Praise for new leaders and mentors the Lord has raised up for the GO evangelism team. Pray for them as they assume outreach responsibilities when the Boons transition out. Pray strength for the Boon family in the challenging process of moving from one continent to another for continuing ministry.
Praise for the many opportunities Elisha has to fly missionaries and others to remote areas. Pray for safety for him and his passengers as they fly in many kinds of conditions. Pray for Crystal who is working with children and helping with administration in the hangar, as well as accompanying Elisha on some overnight flights. Pray for grace for them as they show hospitality to many friends, family and co-workers coming in and out of Nairobi. Pray also as they make decisions regarding their future place of ministry.
Praise for Guy’s desire to continue with Chronological Bible Storying and to build a team to do agriculture and economic development, animal husbandry and community health in a rural village. Pray that the missionary who came to assess repairing the well in the community will bring a team to finish the task. Pray also that the veterinarian who came to ascertain whether to do an animal clinic will be able to accomplish this. Praise that after months of drought, the area received a night of rain while the missionaries were there! Pray for much spiritual fruit from these efforts.