Posts from November 2014

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Prayer Focus for Spain – Sunday, November 30

by Cindy Riggle

Challenges for Prayer There is a considerable increase in missionaries and agencies since 1978, probably numbering over 1,000 today. But some areas remain largely unreached. Proliferation of agencies and lack of coordination are issues for concern. Pray for: a) Christian workers to be called to less-evangelized areas, such as Castilla Leon, parts of Andalucía, Extremadura, […]

Prayer Focus for South Africa – Sunday, November 23

by Cindy Riggle

Challenge for Prayer Christianity faces many challenges – not least is the question of how a nation that is 75% Christian can be crippled by poverty, violence, crime, AIDS and racial strife. Yet, believers are at the forefront of addressing all of these issues in many ways. Pray for: a) A prophetic voice for the […]

Prayer Focus for Somalia – Sunday, November 16

by Cindy Riggle

Challenges for Prayer The role of Islam is a troubled one. Radical Islamists contribute to the present troubles. Many jihadists flood into Somalia, eager to fight against the government. The Islamic courts have restored order in their spheres of influence, but by the most ruthless means, imposing strict shari’a on all. Pray that Islamist plans […]

Prayer Focus for Solomon Islands – Sunday, November 9

by Cindy Riggle

Nominalism is a problem even though the Islands are overwhelmingly Christian. The Church has sometimes stagnated; a proper enculturation of the gospel would go a long way in overcoming this. The Baha’i, Jehovah’s Witnesses and Unification Church prospered formerly; two different Islamic groups are now making inroads. Counterfeit Christian movements and quasi-Christian cults have also […]