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

Lay Leaders Receive In Depth Training

December 11th, 2018

AFCI India continues to train local lay-leaders through their Teaching Institute on Evangelism (TIE). Each week for two hours, training is provided on various subjects of the Christian faith, and one semester lasts four months.  Church elders, deacons, committee members and lay-leaders study, and over 80 churches are involved.  Pray for the team as they teach various topics including, the doctrines of God, man, sin, salvations and principles in evangelism.  Pray for Ramesh Rana as he begins to lead the efforts of this work.

Overseeing the Ministry

December 7th, 2018

National Director of AFCI Ukraine, Wally Vasylovych, continues to direct his ministry team on many fronts. Pray for Wally as he oversees the various aspects of the work.  Pray the Lord will grant him the time needed to study and prepare messages as he teaches at a local Bible college and preaches in churches.  Pray God will grant Wally wisdom as the team considers new initiatives and events for all ages and backgrounds.

Visiting Speaker Interviewed on TV

December 7th, 2018

In November, author and speaker, John Blanchard, visited the Ukraine team and conducted ministry at various events.  In addition to speaking in churches on the topic of Where is God when things go wrong?, John was also interviewed nationally on TV.   He addressed the issues about the fear of death and life after death.  Pray the myriad of seekers who heard John’s messages will continue to explore the claims of Christ.  Pray God will draw them to Christ.  Pray believers will be strengthened as they faithfully serve the Lord.

‘Raising Up the Child’s’ Author to Visit

December 7th, 2018

AFCI Ukraine continues their Family Club Ministry, and this year’s focus will be on strengthening the relationships between parents and children.  The team will use Raise Up the Child, by Phil Tuttle as their main source of material.  Pray many of the youth will attend the session with Phil.  Pray many parents would also attend, and that as a result, families would be changed.  Pray many young people and their parents would come to personal faith in Christ.

Youth Ministry Growing

December 7th, 2018

Andrew and Tania Vasylovych continue serving the Lord in the AFCI Ukraine Youth Outreach Ministry.  Pray the Lord will give them insight and wisdom as they mentor the many young people who are seeking after God.  Pray also that God would provide extra funds so the team can open an office in the community specifically designed to meet the needs of these young people.

Church Needs Relocation

December 7th, 2018

The structural integrity of a local church in KM has been compromised and could collapse soon. Pray God would provide funds for the Pakistan team so they could either save the building or relocate the facility.  Pray God will keep people safe during meetings until a decision can be reached.

And Faith Made the Man Whole

December 7th, 2018

In Layyah, a man who was bitten by a snake was encouraged by local people to go to the shrine and make an offering so his life would be saved. The man was a Christian and told the group that his Jesus will save him.  After much prayer the swelling begin to dissipate and fluids left his arm.  Shortly after, the effects of the poison were gone.  Pray those who witnessed the work of God would now turn to Jesus for saving faith.

Traveling Many Miles to Teach

December 7th, 2018

AFCI Pakistan conducted recent ministry in the rural area of Layyah.  Samuel and Solomon Gill, along with Haroon and Hanook ministered in nine villages and three churches.  Over 150 people heard the gospel and the main two topics were about spiritual revival and the role of youth in the church.  Pray the believers in this area will be kept safe as they minister for the Lord.  Pray as a result of this ministry trip those who heard God’s word will be strengthened in their faith.  Pray also that God will allow the team to revisited these believers soon

Shepherds Hear the Good News

December 7th, 2018

AFCI Pakistan recently held ministry among the shepherds of the Kalash Valley.  Each month, members of the team bring flour, cooking oil, rice, tea and sugar to them.  These shepherds are steeped in religious ritualism in order that daily needs be provided.  Pray the gospel of Jesus will free them from the bondage of good works and that God would turn their hearts to Christ.  Pray for the Pakistan team as they travel to these shepherds and make God’s truth known.

To the Least of These

December 7th, 2018

AFCI Romania continued its ministry to the children who live in and near the community trash dump. Recent ministry included providing food and clothing for many of the children who live there.  Pray that as a result of hearing the gospel and seeing God’s love in action, many young people and parents would believe on Jesus, the Source of all.