Prayer Mobilization Line
The following are praise reports and prayer requests
from Nazarene Missions International
March 25, 2015
  "Whoever drinks the water I give them will never thirst. Indeed,
the water I give them will become in them a spring of water
welling up to eternal life."
John 4:14 NIV
 
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PRAISES:
Jeremias Gonzalez
  Jeremias Gonzalez was born on March 12, 2015 to missionaries David and Tabita Gonzalez. Rejoice with the Gonzalezes as they welcome their newborn son into their family. They serve in Argentina.
Baseball Equipment Theft
  We give praise to God for taking the malicious theft of baseball equipment and turning it into an opportunity for the church to be the Lord’s providing hands for missionaries Josh and Shannon Herndon who serve in Spain. Read the whole story in the Engage magazine article.
PRAY FOR:
GLOBAL MINISTRY REQUESTS
Vanuatu Cyclone Recovery
  Nazarene Disaster Response is on the ground in Vanuatu assisting missionaries and church leaders help people recover following Tropical Cyclone Pam. Click here to read specific ways to pray as well as examples of how the Vanuatu church is working to rebuild.
M-Power
  Please pray for a new program called “M-Power” that has been created to allow Eurasians to do volunteer, short-term missions on their region more easily. Click here to read more about M-Power.
LEX—Leadership Explosion
  Pray for the LEX ministry on the Asia-Pacific Region’s Sealands Field. LEX is a two-year discipleship program primarily for people in their twenties.
365M Students
 

Pray for the students from Nazarene Theological Seminary in the U.S. who have been serving for almost two months in the British Isles, Australian, and Philippines churches as part of the 365M program. Click here to read more in the NCN News article.

March Missionary Prayer Focus
 

Please join us in praying for these missionaries who are part of the March Prayer Focus and these specific requests:

Sheena Li, Papua New Guinea
Sheena Li has been assigned as a missionary to serve in Papua New Guinea (PNG) but is waiting on final paperwork to begin her ministry there. Please join Sheena in these requests:

  • Pray for patience as I continue to wait for all the paperwork to come together. Please pray that the PNG embassy in Washington DC would find favor and grant an entry permit soon and no passport would be lost in the process.
  • Please pray for His grace in the final preparation in logistics and in finishing work well before moving to PNG.
  • Please pray that my heart would be open and attentive to the moving of the Spirit and that it would be ready as I transition to a new place and have a deep love for the people of PNG.

Clark and Connie Armstrong, serving in the Philippines
Please pray for:

  • Clark's classes in Christian Education and Pastoral Ministries as he trains pastors, teachers, and missionaries who will serve in the countries of the Asia Pacific Region and around the world
  • The outreach ministries with street children that our student body is engaged in and for our support of them
  • The women's support group that Connie is leading on Friday mornings

Click here to read more requests from the Armstrongs in the printable version of PML.

Jon and Shirley Fischer, serving in Ecuador

  • Please pray for the Work and Witness teams, short-term interns, and the people they will be serving with on the field this year.  
  • Please pray for us as we go on home assignment this fall. 

Danilo and Emily Aguilar, serving in the Azores
Please pray for:

  • The children's ministry in our local church—may we find people willing to serve 
  • The women's ministry we just launched—may it be a blessing to the women of our church as we attempt to meet their spiritual and physical needs
  • The husbands of most of our women at church who are not believers—may God use all of us into bringing them to the feet of the cross. 
Click here to read more requests from the Aguilars in the printable version of PML.
April Missionary Prayer Focus
 

During the month of April, join Verne Ward, director of Global Mission, and pray specifically for the missionaries listed below.

Collin and Shireen, Elliott, South Africa (transferring to Asia-Pacific Region)
Joseph and Beth Heath, South Africa
Thomas “Bud” and Richelle “Rickie” Honea, Guatemala
Michael and Tamara Hudson, Romania
Brian and Erin Ketchum, France
Luis and Clara Meza, Colombia
Ronald and Shelly Miller, Madagascar
Alfredo and Rute Mulieri, Brazil
David and Naomi Phillips, Southeast Asia
Jim and Kathy Radcliffe, Papua New Guinea
Daryll and Verna Stanton, Kenya                       

Pray also for missionaries who serve in areas of the world hostile to the Gospel—pray for their safety and for God to meet their needs.

 
HEALTH-RELATED REQUESTS
Asia-Pacific Workers
  A couple on the Asia-Pacific Region will be returning this week to their home country due to some ongoing health issues. Pray that this couple will find the medical assistance needed in order to return for long-term service to the unreached in the creative access area to which they are assigned.
Joy Natividad
  Pray for Joy Natividad, wife of Pastor Jackson Natividad, who underwent surgery on March 23 to remove an infected mass that has not responded to treatment. Pray that the mass is not cancerous. Pastor Jackson is the coordinator for Nazarene Disaster Response in the Philippines.
Jorge Julca—UPDATE
  Thank you for praying for missionary Jorge Julca last week. Jorge has been diagnosed with pneumonia and is quickly recovering with the help of antibiotics. Please continue to pray for his complete healing. Jorge serves in Argentina with his wife, Irma.
 
HEALTH-RELATED REQUESTS
Family of Joseph Dudley Powers
  Joseph Dudley Powers passed away on March 22 in Oklahoma City, OK. Dr. Powers served the church in a variety of roles including as a missionary in Papua New Guinea and on the denomination’s General Board. A funeral will be held on March 26 at Bethany First Church in Oklahoma City. Pray for the family during this time of loss.
Thank you for praying.

Faith comes from looking at God, not at the mountain.
—Bill Hybels, American pastor

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