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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.

 

Reaching Out to All Segments of Society

August 12, 2017

National Director of AFCI Ukraine, Wally Vasylovych and his team, are involved in ministries designed to reach various members of society with the Gospel. Pray God will use their English Club, LifeWorks Program and Wally’s teaching at the local Bible college to further enable God’s servants to effectively minister.  In addition, pray for the team as they translate books by John Blanchard and Carl Wieland into the Ukraine language.

Planning for the Future

August 12, 2017

National Director of AFCI Ukraine, Wally Vasylovych and his team, recently attended the AFCI Emerging Leaders Training Program in Barcelona, Spain.  Good fellowship with team-members took place, and further instruction on how to function as a team was provided.  Pray God will prepare the leaders of His choice to be a part of the AFCI Ukraine team in the not too distant future.

The Call to Macedonia

August 12, 2017

Samuel and Ivanka Cekov will be moving to Macedonia at the end of August.  They will spend over a year in the country conducting outreach and helping to train believers in various aspects of the Christian faith and its practice. Pray God will grant Samuel and Ivanka safe travel and that their settlement will be without incident.  Pray as a result, the Lord would enable many seekers to come to Him for salvation.

Preaching and Teaching

August 12, 2017

August 10-26, AFCI Slovakia will take a team of workers to the Balkans for outreach ministry.  In September, the Slovakia team will conduct outreach in Banska Bystrica.  Pray the Lord will prepare the hearts of the many people who will hear the gospel, some, for the very first time.  Pray also for National Director, Pavle Cekov, as he preaches on September 10 in Hurbanova.

Learning the Language Opens Hearts

August 12, 2017

In July, AFCI Slovakia sponsored their annual English Children’s Camp in Nove Zamky.  Many of the young people who attended will return in subsequent years.  Pray the seeds of the gospel that were planted will produce fruit this year and in the years to come.

Learning to Share the Faith

August 12, 2017

In Stara Tura on June 23-24, AFCI Slovakia conducted evangelism training for those in ministry. Pray God will further encourage these brothers and sisters who are actively engaged in sharing their faith with seekers in their communities.  Pray that as a result of their diligence, many people would come to saving faith in Jesus.

Shifting the Approach

August 12, 2017

AFCI Philippines continues its partnership with John North of AFCI Australia in the implementation of the EvangelismShift ministry.  Three churches went through additional training this summer, and there are churches in General Santos, Polomolok and South Catabato who are also interested in the EShift program.  Pray for Mel Dianga as he presents this ministry to various leaders in these regions.  Pray the Lord will raise up the churches of His choice to participate in the EShift program.

Training Others to Lead

August 12, 2017

Agnes Dianga and Judith Catorce successfully completed the training of three new leaders who can now train others in the Focus On the Heart (FOH) ministry for women.  Pray the Lord would continue to bring the women of His choosing for the courses and then further develop them to lead others.

Living Water

August 12, 2017

AFCI Philippines rejoices that after 17 years of waiting, clean water is finally reaching the T’boli Village in Lake Sebu.  A water reservoir must still be constructed, and then it would serve three additional villages.  Pray God will continue to provide His resources for this vital need.  Pray as a result, many people will have their hearts opened to hear about the free gift of salvation in Christ, the true source of life.

Christ Opens Hearts

August 12, 2017

At the end of May, AFCI India’s Focus On the Heart (FOH) ministry to women sponsored various programs in different areas, which included courses entitled, The ABC’s of Caregiving and Titus II.  Rhoda Duthie, Jerona Duthie, Priscilla and Alice Subha taught the material.  After watching the Christian film, War Room, many of the women began to share about their struggles.  Pray the participants would continue to experience the presence of God in their lives and that they will be able to move beyond any past issues of hurt.  Pray they would be strengthened in their faith so they could then impacts the lives of many other people.

Outdoor Event Attracts Many

August 12, 2017

To counteract the celebration of Carnival, AFCI St. Vincent sponsored a recent event called Worship in the Park.  Pray that the many people who attended the day’s activities will be motivated to explore the realities of Christ on a more personal level.  Pray that through the contacts that were made, the AFCI St. Vincent team will have the opportunity to share the good news of Christ with many people.

Families Encouraged

August 12, 2017

During the summer, AFCI St. Vincent sponsored four seminars geared for the family.  These sessions were extremely enlightening to the participants because common-law marriage is widely accepted in the country.  Pray that those who attended would be deeply attracted to the Biblical view of relationships and marriage.  Pray many of those who attended would soon receive Christ as their savior and begin to enjoy rich fellowship with Him.

Following the Mandate

August 12, 2017

August 23-26, National Director of AFCI Nigeria, Samson Olushola, will be speaking at the Mandate Conference, and he will speak on the subject of ‘effective discipleship.’  In mid-September, AFCI Nigeria will conduct village outreach in five different areas where people hold to different faith perspectives.  Pray God will grant Samson and the team His protection and that all the resources needed for the mission trip would be provided.

 

Customs and Christ

August 12, 2017

National Director of AFCI Nigeria, Samson Olushola and his wife, Serah, had the recent opportunity to organize a family fellowship night in their neighborhood.  Many of those attending were people coming from various faith perspectives.  Serah used her experience and knowledge of culture to lead several women to faith in Jesus.  Pray for the growth of those who believed on the Lord.

The Strategy of Looking Ahead

August 12, 2017

In June, National Director of AFCI Nigeria, Samson Olushola, had the opportunity to speak at the Bible Society of Nigeria’s annual thanksgiving event.  Several people surrendered their lives to serving Christ.  He also delivered three messages at a seminar for church leaders, and his topic was ‘Becoming a Visionary Christian Church Leader’.  Pray those that heard the Word of God would continue to be energized to serve the Lord.  Pray God will grant Samson additional open doors to preach.

New Book in the Works

July 6, 2017

National Director of AFCI Ukraine, Wally Vasylovych, is preparing to write another book on the topic of evangelistic work.  Pray God will grant Wally clarity of thought and purpose as he writes.  Pray the release of the book will enable many people to further the efforts of successful outreach in the world and among communities and homes.

Youth Camp Produces Fruit

July 6, 2017

AFCI Ukraine recently held their Youth Infinity Camp. Nearly 50 young people attended and many were unbelievers.  At the conclusion of the sessions, several people raised their hands to indicate they had believed on Christ for salvation.  Pray for their spiritual growth and that effective follow-up can be done.

Eschatology Has Students Looking Ahead

July 6, 2017

AFCI Ukraine invited Stephen Darling from Community Bible Church to assist in teaching at a local Bible college and in the church. Eschatology was taught which led to fruitful discussions about the Lord’s return.  Pray as a result of the course, each student will be energized and motivated to live for Christ and share their in light of the second coming of Christ.

Nine People Baptized in Ukraine

July 6, 2017

National Director of AFCI Ukraine, Wally Vasylovych and his team, had the recent opportunity to baptize nine new believers in Christ. Pray this step of obedience on the part of those baptized will encourage them to live for Jesus and share their faith with family and friends.

Summer Mission Trips Approach

July 5, 2017

AFCI’s Rob Martin continues to coordinate short term summer mission trips for the ministry.  Various churches are interested in sending teams, which could include trips to Ghana, Cambodia, Spain, India and Philippines this year and next.  Pray the Lord would raise up the churches and people of His choice for these summer trips.  Pray for Rob as he continues to contact churches and individuals about these potential partnerships.

Sharing the Ministry Vision

July 5, 2017

AFCI’s Charlie Hanak had the recent opportunity to present the  ministry at two churches in Illinois. Pray God would give the church leaders wisdom and insight as they evaluate how they can assist the AFCI organization in ministry.  Pray that these churches would find favor in the AFCI approach and become a partner.

Monsoon Bible College Begins New Semester

July 3, 2017

AFCI Myanmar has just begun a new semester at their Monsoon Bible College, and 101 students are enrolled.  Pray for National Director, Jimmy Hla and his team, as they provide instruction in theology and Christian practice.  Pray for Jimmy’s wife, Hilda, who cooks every meal for the students.  Pray as a result of the courses, God will enable each student to grasp the material and also develop a deeper walk of faith with Christ.

 


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.

http://afciworld.org/get-involved/pray/afci-prayer-list/ Printed: August 21, 2017