Sun 1- Lord God, You loved this world so much, that you gave your one and only Son, that we might be called your children too. Lord, help us to live in the gladness and grace of Easter Sunday, everyday. Let us have hearts of thankfulness for your sacrifice. Let us have eyes that look upon Your grace and rejoice in our salvation. Help us to walk in that mighty grace and tell your good news to the world. All for your glory do we pray, Lord, Amen.
Mon 2- A drought in the Western Cape province of South Africa began in 2015 and is resulting in a severe water shortage in the region, most notably affecting the city of Cape Town. Please pray for sustained rains in this region!
Tue 3- Praise God for the group of men who visited Pastor Mezack Nkundabantu and his network in Rwanda recently! This journey was a great encouragement to all involved!
Wed 4- Pray for Asrat Gizaw, Country Directory in Ethiopia, as he serves the Academy teachers and students there. Please pray for his home church as they seek to pay off their land loan.
Thu 5- Pray for the leaders who are learning and working towards strengthening their communities spiritually, emotionally and physically.
Fri 6- Pray for Country Director Tito Oturo who is serving his communities in Sudan, South Sudan and in the refugee camps in Northern Uganda. Pray for peace in South Sudan!
Sat 7- Pray for Peter Ochiel as he serves the Lord in Mombasa, Kenya through Action Ministries. Please pray for God to provide the needed funds for the school building project. Please also pray that Peter will be able to bring his family when he visits the US this summer.
I am praying not only for these disciples but also for all who will ever believe in me through their message. I pray that they will all be one, just as you and I are one – as you are in me, Father, and I am in you. And may they be in us so that the world will believe you sent me.” John 17:20-21 NLT
Sun 8- Pray for the Women at Risk program in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Pray that the women who are part of this vital program will know the restoration that comes through a relationship with Jesus. Pray for the women who are graduating from the program and those who are about to begin.
Mon 9- Pray for healing for Sister Alvera, director of the Flame of Love orphanage in Goma, Congo as she is treated for cancer.
Tue 10- Pray for the staff and students at the New Dawn Educational Centre in the Huruma slum outside of Nairobi, Kenya. Pray as they plan the 2nd Annual Run for Hope scheduled for August 11.
Wed 11- Leonard Chipangano, Malawi Country Director, shared this praise:. "My first born daughter, Alinafe, has been selected to pursue her Degree Program at University of Malawi. I am a very happy dad because there is always limited space for 1st year students. The competition is always very stiff for one to secure a place in these universities." We praise God with Leonard and his family!
Thu 12- Pray for the men and women who are part of our two-year theological training program. Pray for endurance to finish well and for God to use them mightily in their communities.
Fri 13- Pray for our Country Director in Congo, Denis Hangi, as he leads and serves the students in our theological program there. Please pray for financial support for the men who are now working as volunteers in his office.
Sat 14- Please pray for our Board of Directors and the meeting taking place today. Pray for God's leading in all we do!
“For this reason, ever since I heard about your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all God’s people, I have not stopped giving thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers. I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation, so that you may know him better.” Ephesians 1:15-17 NIV
Sun 15- Praise God for our impact partner The Mocha Club, and the artists who share our work in Africa with their audiences. Please pray for God to increase our Mocha Club membership so that we can continue to support our partners throughout Africa.
Mon 16- Please pray for the group traveling to Africa today as they prepare to spend the next few weeks in Rwanda, Congo and Uganda.
Tue 17- Pray for Jonathan Titus-Williams, Country Director in Sierra Leone, as he serves the teachers and students of our program there. Also, please pray for his children as they are in school in the US.
Wed 18- Please pray for the US group who will travel into the Congo today to visit with Pastor Denis Hangi and his network there.
Thu 19- Praise God for the many students who are graduating from African Leadership's theological education program! Please pray for them as they move forward in ministry with all they have learned.
Fri 20- Pray for Country Director Geoffrey Ocan as he serves the teachers and students of our program in Uganda. Please pray for his specific financial needs.
Sat 21- Pray for the local Boards of Directors in Africa. Please pray for wisdom and discernment as they serve alongside our Country Directors.
“May the favor of the Lord our God rest on us; establish the work of our hands for us – yes, establish the work of our hands.” Psalm 90:17 NIV
Sun 22- Pray for Allan Knowles, Country Director for South Africa, as he continues to disciple his students through the program.
Mon 23- Pray for the US group traveling into Uganda today. Please pray for energy and perseverance as they continue their journey.
Tue 24- Pray for Leonard Chipangano, Country Director in Malawi. Please pray for a vehicle for him as his was totaled in an accident last year. Leonard asked that we also pray with him for the funds to purchase new graduation gowns for his students.
Wed 25- Pray for Mezack Nkundabantu, Country Director for Rwanda and Burundi, as he serves the teachers and students enrolled in our theological program there.
Thu 26- Praise God for the Spread The Word program which raises support to equip leaders with local language Study Bibles.
“Now may the God of peace – who brought up from the dead our Lord Jesus the great Shepherd of the sheep, and ratified an eternal covenant with his blood – may he equip you with all you need for doing his will. May he produce in you, through the power of Jesus Christ every good thing that is pleasing to him. All glory to him forever and ever! Amen.” Hebrews 13:19-21 NLT
Fri 27- Please pray for the staff at the Flame of Love orphanage in Goma, Congo as they love and care for the children.
Sat 28- Pray for the women and children who are taking part in the trauma-healing programs. Pray for those who have been through the program, that they would continue down the path of healing.
Sun 29 - Praise the Lord with us for everyone who supports this ministry through prayer, finances and/or volunteering!
Mon 30 - Pray for our staff, that we will seek first God's kingdom and His righteousness, and trust that all the rest will be given to us as well. Matthew 6:33