"God shapes the world by prayer. The more praying there is in the world the better the world will be, the mightier the forces against evil." - Mother Teresa

Thu 1- Please pray for the thirteen South Sudanese teachers attending the lay trauma-healing training workshop in a refugee camp in Northern Uganda. Pray for Geoffrey Ocan & Tito Oturo as they are teaching; for energy to engage day after day and for the teachers as they go through this material for the first time.

Fri 2- Pray safety and traveling mercies for Allan Knowles, Country Director for South Africa, as he has been visiting supporters in the U.S. Pray also for his wife Lorraine as she continues serving their network in his absence.

Sat 3- Pray for Leonard Chipangano, Country Director in Malawi, and those teaching and attending two new Handbook classes this fall.

Sun 4- Praise God for the success of the lay trauma workshop held recently in Goma, Congo which brought together twenty teachers to be trained in this new curriculum.  Pastor Mezack from Rwanda joined Denis in Congo to teach and facilitate the training and were greatly encouraged by the response. 

Mon 5- Pray for Mezack Nkundabantu, Country Director for Rwanda and Burundi, as he spends much of this month traveling in both Rwanda and Burundi.  Please pray for safety and traveling mercies. 

Tue 6- Please continue to pray for complete healing for Geoffrey Ocan, Country Director for Uganda, whose leg was broken in an accident back in May.  He is now able to walk, but is still experiencing pain. 

Wed 7- Praise God for the Spread The Word program which raises funds to equip our theological education students with NIV Study Bibles! 

“Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.” Colossian 4:2 NIV  

Thu 8- Please pray for those at risk of contracting the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo.  Country Director Denis Hangi asks us to please remember those brothers and sisters who are suffering with the disease or mourning the loss of loved ones due to this virus.

 Fri 9- Praise God for our impact partner The Mocha Club and the influencers 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. 

Sat 10- Pray for the local Board of Directors in Rwanda as they finalize their registration with the Rwandan government. Requirements for non-profit organizations to register are more here than in other countries. Pray as this Board prepares their documents and showcases their vision; that the government will be favorable.

Sun 11- Praise God for Denis Hangi who celebrates his birthday today!  Please pray for Denis, our Country Director in DRC, as he continues to serve the men and women in our theological education and trauma-healing programs there.

Mon 12- Pray for Country Director Asrat as he balances a rapidly growing program in Ethiopia. Pray for his local Board, that they would be the support he needs in this busy time. Pray for the planning and execution of the teacher development training workshops on lay trauma-healing taking place in November and December. 

Tue 13- Praise God for our Board of Directors who generously invest in this ministry with their time, talent and treasures! 

Wed 14- Pray for the men and women who are part of our two-year theological education program. Pray for endurance to finish well and for God to use them mightily in their communities.

“Arise Lord! Lift up your hand, O God.  Do not forget the helpless.” Psalm 10:12 NIV

Thu 15- Please pray for God’s guidance and provision for our ministry plans for 2019. 

Fri 16- Pray for Jonathan Titus-Williams, Country Director in Sierra Leone, as he serves the teachers and students of our program there. 

Sat 17- Pray for peace in South Sudan! Pray for classes which continue in areas of great instability inside South Sudan. Pray for safety for our teachers and students as they gather to meet and learn the Word of God. 

Sun 18- Pray for Leonard Chipangano, Country Diretor in Malawi, as he and some of his teachers begin a development workshop on metrics tomorrow. 

Mon 19- Please pray for the staff at the Flame of Love orphanage in Goma, Congo as they love and care for the children. Pray for healing for Sister Alvera, director of the orphanage, as she is treated for cancer far from home in Italy. 

Tue 20- 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.  

Wed 21- Pray for the women and children who are taking part in one of our trauma-healing programs. Pray for those who have been through a program, that they would continue down the path of healing

“In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness.  We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us through wordless groans.” Romans 8:26 NIV

Thu 22- Happy Thanksgiving!

"Give Thanks to the Lord, for He is Good! His love endures forever!" Psalm 136:1 NIV 

We pray you and your family experience the gift of faith and the blessing of hope this Thanksgiving!

Fri 23- Praise God for answering our prayers for African Leadership Congo which has received their national registration!  

Sat 24- Pray with and for Leonard Chipangano, Country Director for Malawi, as he continues to be in need of a new vehicle after an accident last year which left his totaled.  

Sun 25- Pray for success in the growth of the New Dawn Mentorship Ltd. (formerly New Dawn Children’s Abstinence Program). This program aspires to expand its operation in ways that will generate income that would provide financial subsidy for the operations of the New Dawn Educational Centre.

Mon 26- Praise the Lord for the many men and women interested in participating in our theological education program in Sierra Leone! Pray that the leadership team there is able to meet the needs of these prospective students.

“This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us.” 1 John 5:14 NIV

Tue 27- Pray for Action Ministry and all the ways Peter Ochiel, along with his staff and volunteers, minister in their community. Pray for the funding of the new school building project. 

Wed 28- Please pray for those who God will call to travel to Africa with us in the coming year.  Pray they will hear God's voice and heed His call. 

Thu 29- Praise God for Tito who celebrates his birthday today! Please continue to pray for him as he serves as Country Director for Sudan & South Sudan.  Pray for the planning of the upcoming child trauma-healing workshop. Pray God directs him to the right teachers to include and the right children to work with.

Fri 30- Pray for the alumni of our education programs (theological, community development, trauma-healing) to continue to be agents of change and transformation in their communities.