Ministry without prayer is the highest form of arrogance….(Katherine Kennedy)
Please pray with us and for us!
Monday 1: Please pray for Leonard Chipangano, our Country Director in Malawi. He has adopted two more children from his wife's family after the death of her father. Leonard and his wife must make provisions for the children's livelihood and schooling.
Tuesday 2: Please pray for Chris and Katie Sasser, our staff living in Africa. The Sasser family is in the US this month. Pray that God will help us grow together as a work team and that time with family will be rich and relaxing
Wednesday 3: Please pray for the New Dawn Educational Centre as its leadership team plans for 2015. Pray that God would grant wisdom in how to grow this ministry and its impact
Thursday 4: Please pray for the family of our Country Director in Rwanda and Burundi, Mezack Nkundabantu whose brother-in-law passed away after a heart attack recently.
Friday 5: Please continue to pray for Jonathan Titus-Williams, our Country Director in Sierra Leone as he ministers amidst the continued Ebola outbreak.
Saturday 6: Please pray for our Board of Directors as they meet today. Pray for wisdom and direction as they continue to lead and support this ministry.
Sunday 7: Please pray for Tito Oturo, our Country Director in South Sudan. His mother is still very ill and he spends time traveling to be with and take care of her. Also, he has moved his family out of the conflict in South Sudan but we now pray for their provision and peace as they spend time apart: family in Uganda while Tito carries on the ministry in South Sudan.
Monday 8: 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 9: Please pray for Ellilta: Women at Risk, our project partner in Ethiopia serving those leaving lives of prostitution. They have lost a dear partner in their work. Pray the Lord comforts them in their grieving.
Wednesday 10: Please pray for Candido Mafumo, our Country Director in Mozambique as he serves and mentors the students and teachers of the Common Ground Academy there.
Thursday 11: Praise God for our friends who have had the courage to take on Purpose Projects and for all those who donate to those projects.
Friday 12: Please pray for the Lizulu Orphan Care program in Malawi as Everton and his leadership team plans for 2015. Pray that God would grant them wisdom in how to grow this ministry and expand its impact.
Saturday 13: Praise God for the Fabulous Friends for Africa. Please pray for them as they are busy planning their Valentine's Day Event for 2015.
Sunday 14: Praise God for our recent partnership with Know Think Act. We thank God for the added programs and staff as well as supporters.
Monday 15: Please pray as the planning has begun for the child trauma healing pilot in Goma, Congo. Pray that God would bring the right partners and help us handle the logistics.
Tuesday 16: Praise God for all those who faithfully support this ministry through finances and prayer.
Wednesday 17: Please pray for the leadership team of Action Ministry as they plan for 2015. Pray that God would grant wisdom in how to grow this ministry and expand its impact.
Thursday 18: Please pray for Geoffrey Ocan, our Country Director in Uganda as he serves and mentors the students and teachers in the Common Ground Academy there.
Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world. James 1:27 NIV
Friday 19: Pray for the ministry of Bringing Hope to the Family in Uganda as its leadership team plans for 2015. Pray that God would grant wisdom and direction in how to grow this ministry and increase its impact.
Saturday 20: Please pray for the completion of the construction work at Flame of Love orphanage in Goma, Congo. Pray that God holds off the rains and allows for the finishing of this work and effort.
Sunday 21: Please pray for Yohana Batano, our Country Director in Tanzania as he serves and mentors those in the Common Ground Academy there.
Monday 22: Please pray for the Ellilta: Women at Risk program as its leadership team plans for 2015. Pray that God would grant wisdom in how to grow this ministry and expand its impact.
Tuesday 23: Please pray for Asrat Gizaw, our Country Director in Ethiopia as he serves and mentors the teachers and students in the Common Ground Academy there.
Wednesday 24: For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6 NIV
Thursday 25: Merry Christmas! Please pray for our Christian brothers and sisters around the world as they celebrate the birth of our Savior today.
"Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men on whom his favor rests." Luke 2:14 NIV
Friday 26: Please pray for our leaders in Africa who will go through the training of the Common Ground Handbook.
Saturday 27: Praise God for those who are supporting the Spread The Word Bible Program. Because of this program, pastors and church leaders who have graduated from the Common Ground Academy were able to bring a case of Bibles to their home church.
Sunday 28: Pray for the leadership team of the Heritage Kenya Organization as they plan for 2015. Please pray that God would grant wisdom and lead them in growing this ministry and its impact.
Monday 29: Please pray for Denis Hangi, our Country Director in the Democratic Republic of Congo as he mentors the teachers and students of the Common Ground Academy there.
Tuesday 30: Praise God for all the Lord has done through the ministry of African Leadership throughout 2014!
Wednesday 31: As we enter a new year, please pray for our staff in the US and Africa and partners on the ground in Africa to be refreshed and rejuvenated in serving in the many aspects of this ministry.