Posts from January 2016

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Prayer Focus for Brazil – Sunday, January 31

by Cindy Riggle

Challenges for Prayer The nation and government have made great strides but still face massive challenges. Pray about the following: a) Endemic corruption and cronyism have been addressed aggressively, and idolatrous structures are crumbling. These have come at some cost, but they are moves in the right direction, bringing political accountability and economic transparency, establishing […]

Prayer Focus for Botswana – Sunday, January 17

by Cindy Riggle

Botswana, Africa: The Tswana were the first Bantu people in Africa to respond to the gospel; several tribes turned to God in the 19th Century through the LMS from England. Other missions followed. Today, the majority of Tswana are Christian in name. Sadly, there is widespread immorality, drunkenness and a breakdown of the traditional family […]

Prayer Focus for Bosnia-Herzegovina – Sunday, January 10

by Cindy Riggle

Bosnia-Herzegovina, Europe: Expatriate Christian input is definitely needed for believers in Bosnia to have a greater impact, and there are many ways to impact the nation. Pray that those engaged in leadership development, aid, rehabilitation, outreach and church planting ministries might fully identify with the people, and that through these a harvest may be won. […]

Prayer Focus for Bolivia – January 3, 2016

by Cindy Riggle

Bolivia, South America:  Bible translation and distribution. The Bible Society has been and remains instrumental in all aspects of this vital ministry. Over one million NTs have been distributed in schools. The Aymara and Quechua Bibles are in great demand, but without effective literacy programs, their impact is blunted. Nearly every Amerindian language that warrants […]