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AFCI Ministry Prayer List

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.

This list contains all the current ministry prayer requests so that you can print it either to use yourself, or to share with your prayer group. Thank you for your commitment to support the ministry of AFCI in this very necessary way.

 

Christmas Eve Serviced Planned

December 12, 2017

December 24, AFCI Zambia will conduct a special Christmas Eve service where people from various backgrounds and different faith perspective will be invited.  Pray for National Director, Mark Kaoma, as he preaches the Word that night.  Pray many of those attending will be moved by the Holy Spirit to come to personal faith in Jesus.

Ministry For All Ages

December 12, 2017

National Director of AFCI Zambia, Mark Kaoma and his wife, Esther, spoke at a recent marriage seminar.  In addition, they had opportunities to speak to youth and to women’s groups in Ndola.  A baptismal class has also begun, and 20 people have registered to testify about their faith in the Lord.  Pray couples who attended the marriage seminar will be strengthened in their relationships and that new believers will grow into deep faith.

 

 

Over One Thousand New Souls Come to Jesus

December 12, 2017

AFCI Zambia held a recent Gospel outreach for four days in Solwezi and well over 1,000 decisions were made for Christ.  Pray effective follow-up will be conducted for believers by area churches and Bible study groups.  Pray these new Christians, will in turn, share their new found faith with family and friends.

Youth Conference Scheduled

December 12, 2017

In January, AFCI Slovakia’s Samuel and Ivana Cekov will minister at a youth conference in Bela Boda.  Pray God will grant the Cekovs His wisdom and guidance as they prepare messages and present the Word.  Pray seeking hearts will be open to hearing God’s truth and that many of the youth will respond in faith.

Missionary Ministry Continues

December 12, 2017

October through December, AFCI Slovakia’s Samuel and Ivana Cekov continued their ministry in Macedonia.  Samuel had opportunities to preach, teach Bible studies and share about their ministry.  Four youth events will take place in December, and a new discipleship group has begun.  Pray the Lord will bring the youth of His choice to attend the sessions.  Pray the young disciples will grow in their commitment to Christ.

Teaching and Giving

December 9, 2017

AFCI Guadeloupe’s National Director, Raymond Johnson, had the recent opportunity to conduct a training seminar on evangelism and to preach in Martinique.  Pray that as a result of the training, many believers will continue to be effective in their sharing of the Gospel.  Pray also for the people in Saint Martin and Dominica who are still recovering from the recent hurricanes.  The AFCI Guadeloupe team was able to send food, water and medical supplies to Saint Martin.

Scripture and Prophecy Open Hearts and Minds

December 9, 2017

AFCI’s Hayward and Barbara Paul had the recent opportunity to visit Zambia and team up with National Director, Mark Kaoma for ministry in three cities. Hayward taught on the authority of Scripture and OT prophecy pointing to Christ.  In two of the cities, attendance was twice as much as expected.  Pray the pastors and leaders who heard the Word of God will continue to be encouraged and energized as they shepherd their flocks, preach, teach and share the Gospel.

Busy Christmas Ministry Schedule

December 9, 2017

Between the dates of December 10-31, AFCI’s National Director of Myanmar, Jimmy Hla, will be speaking several times, including preaching at an open air event, teaching in several churches, visiting hospitals, as well as speaking at several Christmas celebrations. Pray the Lord will give Jimmy the messages of His choice for these engagements.  Pray God will bring many seekers to the various Christmas events with hearts that are open to hearing the Gospel.

Training Seminars Underway

December 9, 2017

December 7-10 and 16-20, National Director of AFCI Philippines, Isaias Catorce and his team, will conduct training seminars in Mindanao and Visayas, respectively. Pray the Lord will provide good health and strength as the team travels.  Pray each speaker would preach in the power of the Holy Spirit and that hearts will be open to the challenges presented.

Upcoming Christmas Outreach

November 30, 2017

At Christmas, AFCI Pakistan will be sponsoring outreach events for youth and children in “T”.  The team expects 150 young people to take part in a program that will contain singing, drama and scripture memory.  Pray God will bring the young people of His choice to attend the Christmas event.  Pray many of the parents who hear about God’s unconditional love will also consider the claims of Christ.

Twenty Years After

November 30, 2017

Nearly 20 years ago, Ashiq was plagued by demonic forces in his rural Pakistani village.  Through the ministry of AFCI Pakistan evangelist, Haroon Masih, Ashiq came to Christ.  He has since led his family and many other villagers to Jesus, and through his work, a small fellowship has been established.  Pray God will continue to use Ashiq and the believers there to impact their town with the gospel.  Pray each believer would use their spiritual gifts to serve the Lord and effectively share Christ with family and friends.

Outreach Events Bring Hope

November 30, 2017

AFCI Pakistan recently held an outreach convention in “O”.   With Abraham’s Faith as the theme for the daytime meetings, Samuel, Robinson, Mehtab and Emmanuel did the main teaching.  Three-hundred people attended and 23 souls came to faith in Jesus.  One man was delivered from a harassing demonic spirit.  Pray for the spiritual growth of those who trusted Christ as savior, and pray God will grant the team additional open doors for ministry.  Pray successful follow-up will be done.

Vision and Partnership

November 14, 2017

Because they speak the same language, AFCI Romania has a vested interest in sharing the gospel with those people in the Moldova Republic.  Pray God will give the Romanian team His perfect plan to effectively make friendships and reach those people in Moldova.  Pray God will raise up the leadership of His choice in Moldova to partner with the AFCI Romanian team.

Romania’s Future

November 14, 2017

AFCI Romania continues ministry on various fronts.  National Director, Pica Aghiorghiesei, continues training pastors and leaders from the Gypsy community, and ministry to the country’s youth is thriving.  Pray God will continue to open the hearts and minds of those seeking Him and also prepare them for future ministry.  Pray the Lord will continue to open doors for Pica as he conducts outreach and discipleship in these various communities.

Preparing for Christmas

November 14, 2017

AFCI Nigeria continues their planning for their ministry called, Touch a Life at Christmas.  Their previous outreaches at the holidays have yielded much fruit.  Twelve team members will be involved in these outreach events as well as many volunteers.  Pray God will supply the funding needed for all the events including travel expenses.  Pray God will prepare the hearts of those who will hear the Christmas story and the good news message of salvation in Christ.

In Need of a Building

November 14, 2017

AFCI Ukraine is seeking a location for an office space for their youth ministry.  Pray the Lord will provide the building of His choice for the team.  Pray God will provide the needed funds to cover the rental costs.  Pray that many young people will come to a genuine faith in Christ as a result of the team’s ministry to them.

Bible College Ministry

November 14, 2017

AFCI Ukraine’s National Director, Wally Vasylovych, continues to teach the scriptures at Chernivtsi Bible College.  Pray students will develop a deeper commitment to God’s word as they study and learn the Scriptures.  Pray God will give Wally wisdom and insight as he teaches various subjects and books of the Bible.

Country Tours Open Ministry Doors

November 14, 2017

AFCI Ukraine continues with their outreach ministry called Agape Tours. Through tours of the country and of various culturally relevant sites, the team develops friendships and eventually has opportunities to share the love of Christ.  Pray those taking part in the tours would have open hearts and minds to the gospel.  Pray genuine friendships would develop, and as a result of the tours, pray many seekers would come to a personal faith in Jesus.

Ministry on Many Fronts

November 14, 2017

AFCI India has many ministries scheduled this month.  November 15-17, the team will conduct Village Pastor Training in Gujarat, and a youth retreat is scheduled for the 18th.  National Director, Joe Duthie, will preach in Gujarat on the 19th, and the team will conduct a one-day retreat with the Salvation Army on November 20.  Pray God will enable each speaker to present the Word clearly, and pray those  attending would respond positively to the Lord’s message.

Additional Training

November 14, 2017

AFCI India’s National Director, Joe Duthie, recently conducted training for the team’s administrative staff in Bangalore and Chennai.  Pray each leader will continue to be strengthened in their Christian life, and experience God’s leading in life and ministry.

Team Members Sharing Their Faith

November 14, 2017

Two members of the AFCI India team, Yashmita and Hannah, had recent opportunities to teach God’s word.  Yashmita taught at a VBS session, and Hannah presented principles about Time Management and God’s Purpose in Life.  Pray those who heard the Word will be encouraged and energized to serve the Lord with a deeper commitment.  Pray God would open further doors for Yashmita and Hannah to share the gospel and encourage other believers.

On the Move

November 13, 2017

AFCI India’s Jacob Christian continues ministry on many fronts.  He has arranged a training session for pastors in Rajasthan and has also scheduled a one-day retreat with leaders of the Salvation Army in Petlad.  Jacob recently spoke to parents about the blessings and strengths of the Vacation Bible School ministry.  Pray God will continue to open doors for Jacob to speak and present the gospel.

Young People Hear the Word

November 13, 2017

AFCI Spain continues its ministry of outreach to children.  Dinners, and programs and events are promoted, and Christmas functions are being planned.  Pray for National Director, Samuel Santos, as he oversees the ministry.  Pray God will bring the young people of His choice to attend the events, and pray also that the Lord would speak to the hearts of the many parents that will hear the good news of Jesus at the holiday season.

Helping Hands

November 13, 2017

AFCI Philippines continues their holistic ministry among the T’boli people of Lake Sebu.  Over 200 people recently received medical treatment and were provided with food and needed clothing.  Bibles and Christian literature were also distributed.  The team continues its commitment to their ‘clean water project’ for the central city and the service is now reaching three additional villages.  Pray God will use all these practical ministries to reach many with the gospel.

New Facet of Ministry

November 13, 2017

AFCI Philippines has developed a new facet of ministry through which they are helping local churches evaluate and upgrade their ministry goals and outreaches.  This ministry is called PWEDE, which stands for ‘Prepare, Win, Enlist, Develop and Engage’.  Pray local churches will take advantage of this ministry offered by the AFCI Philippine team and use the training to enhance their evangelism and discipleship.

New Church Plant

November 13, 2017

AFCI St. Vincent has planted a new church called, Harvest Bible Chapel Georgetown.  Pray God will grow the church spiritually and numerically.  Pray the Lord would provide a storeroom for ministry equipment so the team does not have to transport the equipment a long distance every Sunday.  Pray those in the community who attend the church will soon come to personal faith in Christ and grow in His grace.

In the Eye of the Storm

November 13, 2017

AFCI St. Vincent continues to offer assistance to the many communities affected by the recent hurricanes and storms that have passed through the islands.  In addition to serving in their own country, the AFCI St. Vincent team is trying to help those in Dominica who have suffered greatly.  Pray the Lord will raise up many financial partners to assist those people who have lost their homes, churches and schools in Dominica and in St. Vincent.

Virginia to Ghana

November 13, 2017

AFCI Ghana recently sponsored a men’s retreat in Tamale, and 40 pastors attended the sessions.  Assisting with the teaching was AFCI’s Hayward Paul and Pastor Jesse Johnson of Immanuel Bible Church in Virginia.  Pray God will continue strengthen the pastors and evangelists who attended the retreat.  Pray they will be energized by the Holy Spirit to continue in ministry within their own congregations and assist many seekers to come to faith in Christ.

Anniversary Celebration

November 13, 2017

AFCI’s Hayward and Barbara Paul had the recent opportunity to minister with the AFCI Myanmar team at the 30 year anniversary of the Monsoon Bible College.  International Director of AFCI, Rev. Paul Hanak, also traveled and gave the keynote address at the college graduation.  Over 100 students attended and 30 graduated this semester.  Pray for Jimmy Hla and his wife, Hilda, as they oversee the ministry in Myanmar.  Pray God will raise up many young people from the college who will go into the ministry on a full time basis.

Promoting the Mission

November 13, 2017

AFCI’s Rob Martin and Scott Gardner had the recent opportunity to share the mission of AFCI at One Heart Church. Scott spoke to 25 young people about missions.  Pray God will use the session to encourage the young people to consider missions as they grow in their faith.  Pray the church would consider partnering with AFCI for support and prayer.

 


This is a reprint of an article that originally appeared on the Ambassadors for Christ International Web site (afciworld.org). You may print copies of this article for your personal use. For more information about AFCI please contact info@afciworld.org. Thank you.

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