Ministry Prayer Requests

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Prayer is vital to the forward movement of any ministry. Because of our dependence on God, we are thankful for the prayers of many people who faithfully undergird the ministry teams of AFCI.

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Current Requests

The Sojourn Continues

June 27th, 2017

In May, AFCI’s Hayward and Barbara Paul had the opportunity to travel to Zambia for ministry.  Partnering with AFCI Zambia’s National Director, Mark Kaoma, Hayward and the team conducted Bible teaching at three cities in copper belt.  Topics included Redemption, Creation, and the books of Ruth and Mark.  Pray the Lord will continue to strengthen the faith of all who attended, and that as a result, those under their leadership will also be further equipped for ministry.  Pray also for Hayward and Barbara as they will conduct ministry in Europe and Myanmar later this summer.

Leaders Receive Training

June 24th, 2017

In Kwara State, AFCI Nigeria is sponsoring a five-day seminar to further equip pastors and leaders within the church.  National Director, Samson Olushola, will speak on vision and leadership, and his wife, Serah, will introduce the AFCI Focus On the Heart (FOH) ministry for women.  Pray the biblical principles that Samson and Serah will share will have a great impact on their listeners.  Pray the Lord will raise up the remaining funds needed for this event.

The Hope of Heaven

June 24th, 2017

June 23-25, The Bible Society of Nigeria is sponsoring a three-day event of praise and prayer, and AFCI’s National Director of Nigeria, Samson Olushola, has been asked to speak on The Blessedness of Heaven.  Pray God will prepare the hearts of those who will present, sing and speak.  Pray the Lord grants Samson His insights as he prepares his messages and delivers the Word of God to the people.

Vacation Bible Study Planned

June 19th, 2017

July 6-16, AFCI Slovakia will sponsor their English Bible Children’s Camp in Nove Zamky.  Pray God will bring the children and parents of His choosing to attend the events and that friendships would further develop.  Pray the Holy Spirit will open the hearts and minds of those who will hear the gospel so they would believe on Jesus.

Macedonian Call

June 19th, 2017

In August, AFCI Slovakia’s Samuel and Ivana Cekov, will move to Macedonia for a full year of ministry.  In addition to preaching, Samuel and Ivana, will disciple young married couples.  They will also take part in the outreach ministry of the church with whom they are partnering.  Pray God will use Samuel and Ivana in a mighty way as they work to strengthen marriages.  Pray many seekers will come to Christ through their outreach ministry.  God has provided 90% of their needed support.  Pray He will supply the remaining 10%.

Missionary On the Move

June 19th, 2017

In May and June, AFCI Slovakia’s Samuel Cekov had opportunities to preach and teach in Serbia, Nove Zamky, Banska Bystrica and Zvolden. In July, Samuel will travel to Spain to take part in the AFCI Emerging Leaders Training Program.  Pray God will grant Samuel and the team safe travel.  Pray God will prepare the hearts of the many people who will hear the gospel, some, for the first time.  Pray God will grant Samuel wisdom, freedom to speak and power from the Holy Spirit as he preaches.

Potential Partnership in Ministry

June 19th, 2017

AFCI Ghana is exploring a ministry partnership with leaders in Zimbabwe.  Pray the Lord will lead Regional Director, Fred Amoah-Darko, in a plain path as they develop strategies to introduce a systematic training program to these leaders in Zimbabwe.

Pastors Continue in Training

June 19th, 2017

June 19-23, fifty pastors in Accra, Ghana are enrolled to take part in the AFCI Leadership Training Institute.  In October, additional training for leaders in Tamale will be held.  Pray for AFCI’s Fred Amoah-Darko and his team as they teach various courses designed to encourage pastors in faith, doctrine and practice.  Pray these pastors will return to their churches and schools uplifted and further equipped to lead others.

Women Pursue a Change of Heart

June 19th, 2017

AFCI Ghana’s Ruby Amoah-Darko continues teaching the Focus On the Heart (FOH) material to women at various venues.  In South Africa and Zambia, Ruby taught on Becoming a Godly Woman.  Several other women have been trained to be teachers of the material.  Pray for Ruby, Esther, Fredolina and Queen as they minister to the many women who have enrolled in the FOH courses.  Pray God will continue to build up each woman in their faith, so they in turn, can minister to others.

Bible Study Methods Taught in Queenstown

June 19th, 2017

During recent pastor training in Queenstown, South Africa, AFCI Regional Director for Africa and the Middle East, Fred Amoah-Darko, taught Advanced Bible Study Methods; and his colleague, Cedric Chippendale, spoke on Eschatology.  Pray that as a result of the sessions, the pastors who attended will be encouraged in ministry and faithfully pass on to their congregations the spiritual truths learned.