Posts from January 2015

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Prayer Focus for Tanzania – Sunday, February 1

by Cindy Riggle

 Tanzania, Africa: Missionaries continue to play a strategically vital role, even as they are increasingly replaced by capable national workers. They serve in a wide range of ministries in outreach, church support, training and specialist ministries. Major mission agencies are IMB, YWAM, AIM, Missionshaus Bibelschule, Swedish Pentecostal Church, Danish Lutheran Church. Bible translation is an […]

Prayer Focus for Tajikistan – Sunday, January 25

by Cindy Riggle

Tajikistan, Asia: Expatriate involvement. Tajikistan, with its great social and spiritual needs, is ripe for Christian ministry done sensitively and appropriately. Relief and development are much-needed and fruitful ministries, as are education and business training. Young people, prisoners, drug addicts and women in difficult situations are particularly responsive. Pray for the calling and entry of […]

Prayer Focus for Syria – Sunday, January 18

by Cindy Riggle

Syria, Asia: Unreached peoples to pray for: a) The Sunni Arab majority, most have never heard the gospel. b) The Alawites are a minority but also the group that produces the presidents. They are very influential in the army and government. They are an offshoot of Islam whose beliefs differ much from orthodox Islamic faith, […]

Prayer Focus for Switzerland – January 11, 2015

by Cindy Riggle

Challenges for Prayer Renewed vision for evangelicals is bubbling up. The Swiss Evangelical Alliance, Free Churches and other agencies are working on a renewed vision for the evangelization of Switzerland. Most Christian non-profit groups have united as a more audible voice within society regarding religious freedom, evangelism and mission, aid and social responsibility, environmental issues, […]

Prayer Focus for Sweden – Sunday, January 4, 2015

by Cindy Riggle

 Sweden, Europe: A secular, postmodern worldview dominates society. It is difficult to express a biblical faith in public or in the academic sphere without deprecation and opposition. Good apologetics and sharp Christian thinking are required to win back this lost ground; helpfully, a number of scientists and academics have recently “come out” as believers. Pray […]