Monday 1: As we in North America set today aside to pay tribute to working men and women, please pray for all the hard working men and women in Africa who serve their churches and communities.
Tuesday 2: Please lift up our brothers and sisters in the West African countries affected by the Ebola crisis! Pray for treatment and healing for those suffering from this illness as you also pray for protection for those ministering to the sick ... that they would not contract the illness themselves.
Wednesday 3: Please pray for the Mwanza family as they mourn the loss of Christopher. Pray for his church and community as well.
Thursday 4: Pray for Irene Tongoi, the director of New Dawn Educational Centre as she works through the 2015 strategic direction of the school. Pray for her as she shepherds the future leaders of Kenya, that God may grant wisdom, favor and rest to her work.
Friday 5: Pray for our program staff as they work –from across Africa and the US to create a strategic plan this fall for our program through 2015. Pray that God will provide us with clear purpose and vision, and wisdom to build and execute His work in Africa
Saturday 6: Pray for the logistics of shipping iPads to Africa this fall... that God will protect this shipment and clear the paths to getting this tool to our leaders and students in the field.
Sunday 7: Please pray for those who depart today on their
to Malawi to visit and encourage our partners on the ground there! Pray that God’s plans and purposes will prevail.
Tuesday 9: Please pray for Candido Mafumo, African Leadership's Country Director in Mozambique as he serves and mentors the teachers and students in the Common Ground Academy .
"Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you." Jeremiah 29:12
Wednesday 10: Please pray for wisdom and discernment as several of our Country Directors choose new teachers to pilot our latest Academy course on Community Development.
Thursday 11: Praise God for the blessing of a new healthy grand child for our project partner Peter Odero running HEKO in Kenya.
Friday 12: Praise God for all of those who offer continual support for African Leadership and our programs in Africa.
Saturday 13: Pray for the continued development of our Common Ground program in Africa so that men and women all over the continent can create sustainable change in their communities.
Sunday 14: Pray for Everton and the staff at Lizulu as they begin building the rental income houses – for logistics, for people to fill these homes, and for the increased resources to invest in the local orphans.
Monday 15: Praise God for our friends who have had the courage to take on Purpose Projects and for all those who donate to those projects.
Tuesday 16: Praise God for the men who serve as African Leadership’s Country Directors throughout Africa! Please pray for them and their families as they serve the men and women in our Common Ground Academy.
Wednesday 17: Please pray for the vulnerable children involved in the Adziwa child sponsorship program. Pray that their needs be met physically, spiritually, and emotionally.
Thursday 18: Pray for the work of the women at HEKO who are considering a new business venture to help these women who’s lives are wrecked by HIV in their families. We trust God to provide for their needs but would love to see this opportunity come about
"And I will do whatever you ask in my name, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son. You may ask me for anything in my name, and I will do it." John 14:13-14 NIV
Friday 19: Please pray for our US staff as we continually seek God's wisdom and direction for this ministry.
Saturday 20: Praise God for all who have committed to supporting our Common Ground Academy through the Spread The Word Bible Program! Please pray for the Spread The Word Golf Tournament taking place today, that it will bring awareness and raise support for this vital program!
Sunday 21: Praise God for Asrat Gizaw, our Country Director in Ethiopia. Pray for wisdom and strength as he leads the Common Ground Academy there.
Monday 22: Please pray for Cherry Friedmeyer, founder and director of Ellilta- Women at Risk in Ethiopia. Pray she knows the Lord's wisdom and direction as she leads this vital program.
Tuesday 23: Praise God for our recent partnership with Know Think Act. We thank God for the added programs and staff as well as supporters!
Wednesday 24: Praise God for our US affiliates who come alongside this ministry with creative ways to raise support for our work throughout Africa.
Thursday 25: Please pray for Patson Netha, African Leadership's Country Director in Zimbabwe. Pray for wisdom and strength as he mentors the teachers of the Common Ground Academy there.
Friday 26: Please pray that God may touch the hearts of pastors considering joining our Common Ground Academy, that they may be moved by the spirit to the ministry of the Lord.
Saturday 27: Praise God for our Board of Directors. Please pray for the men and women who serve this ministry as Board members as they seek God's wisdom and follow His leading.
Sunday 28: Please pray for the New Dawn Mji Wa Huruma Clinic and all the men and women who are served in and around the Huruma slum by this vital ministry.
Monday 29: Please pray for the musical artists who speak about our work from stage as part of the Mocha Club. Pray that audience members would catch the vision and sign up as monthly supporters of our Common Ground Spaces.
Tuesday 30: Please pray for Denis Hangi, African Leadership’s Country Director in The Congo, as he mentors those participating in the Common Ground Academy there.
"This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. And if we know that he hears us—whatever we ask—we know that we have what we asked of him." 1 John 5:14-15 NIV