Posts from January 2014

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Prayer Focus for New Caledonia – Sunday, January 26, 2014

by Cindy Riggle

          New Caledonia, Pacific: Bible translation is still a challenge as Melanesian languages are now used in the schools. There are five works in progress, and up to 20 other languages need further attention. Pray for the ongoing work and for the calling and equipping of new translation teams. Praise God […]

Prayer Focus for Netherlands Antilles – January 19, 2014

by Cindy Riggle

Challenges for Prayer The Papiamento Bible was published in 1997 (TEAM) (Dutch and English are available as well). Pray for impact on the majority of the population who use it. Pray also for literacy programmes and more Christian literature in the language. There is a Christian bookstore on Curaçao. Biblical literacy will go a great […]

Prayer Focus for Netherlands – January 12, 2014

by Cindy Riggle

Christianity in the Netherlands seems to have hit rock bottom. Less than 20% attend church with any regularity – the lowest figure in centuries. Possibly 65% of Dutch claim no affiliation with a church. Half of the nation’s church buildings have been destroyed or converted for other purposes, such as bars and mosques. The Church […]

14th Day Ladies’ Event – January 14th

by Dorothy Carroll

All women are invited to attend this month’s women’s fellowship event on Tuesday, January 14th at Brothers Encore (in Montclair) at 7:00pm. Please come prepared to share a funny story from your life or a time when someone used humor to encourage you. 🙂 If you plan to attend, please let Dorothy know if possible (text […]

Prayer Focus for Nepal – Sunday, January 5, 2014

by Cindy Riggle

Answer to Prayer There is a church planted in every one of the 75 districts of Nepal, and there are at least some believers in almost every people and caste group. Challenge for Prayer Socio-economic needs remain a huge challenge in this beautiful but troubled land. a) Poverty and unemployment keep Nepal from progressing. Fully […]