July 2019 Prayer Guide

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Mon 1- Praise God for the birth of healthy twin boys in June to Emily Blackledge, African Leadership president, and her husband Rob! 

Tue 2- Please pray miraculous healing for Pastor Mezack Nkundabantu, Country Director for Rwanda and Burundi, as he is being treated for cancer. Please pray for continued faith and peace for him and his wife Helene during this difficult time. Pray also protection for Helene's parents in DRC whose village is surrounded by rebels who have burned many villages and killed many people. 

Wed 3- Please pray for the students who are part of our theological education program, that they will grow spiritually and in the knowledge of God's Word so that they may be agents of change in their churches and communities.  

Thu 4- Pray for Peter Ochiel and his family as they continue to serve their community in Eastern Kenya through Action Ministry.  Pray for the staff and volunteers who serve faithfully alongside Peter and for the residents of Blessed Camp who they serve.   

Fri 5- Please pray with Denis Hangi for his province in North Kivu, Congo, that God would stop the Ebola epidemic that is causing the death of many people there. Pray also that the government would take control of the country from the militia and rebels who are invading different parts of the country.  Pray courage and protection for his teachers and their students in these areas. 

Sat 6- Praise God for moderate peace in South Sudan at the moment as the government and opposition are agreeing to implement a peace agreement.  Continue to pray for peace for this new country!

Sun 7- Please pray for the local Board of Directors in Rwanda as they have been working diligently to obtain their registration with the government. Requirements for non profit organizations to register are more here than in other countries. Please pray that the government will be favorable.

“Look to the LORD and his strength; seek his face always.” 

1 Chronicles 16:11 NIV 

Mon 8- Pray for Leonard Chipangano, Country Director for Malawi as he continues to serve the teachers and students of our theological education program there. Join Leonard in praying for greater passion for those who are participating in the program.  Pray also for African Leadership Malawi to raise funds that will be matched by a US donor for the purchase of a vehicle.

Tue 9- Pray for the men and women living in South Sudanese refugee camps in Uganda who want to join our theological education program.  Please pray for the resources needed to print the curriculum so these eager students may begin the classes.

Wed 10- Pray for the staff & students at New Dawn Educational Centre in Nairobi, Kenya.  Pray for encouragement for the teaching staff.  Pray that the students will get a growing revelation of Jesus Christ and receive Him as LORD of their lives.

Thu 11- Pray for Geoffrey Ocan, Country Director for Uganda. Pray for faithful, committed men to be trained as teachers in the theological education and trauma healing programs.

Fri 12- Please pray for the ongoing community development classes in Malawi, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, and Uganda.  

Sat 13- Praise God for our Board of Directors who generously invest in this ministry with their time, talent, and treasures!  Pray God's guidance and direction as they convene for their quarterly meeting today. 

Sun 14- Please pray for the children and volunteers at the Flame of Love orphanage in Goma, Congo. Pray the Lord provides their every need. Please continue to pray for Sister Alvera as she receives treatment for cancer far away in Italy. 

"I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in his holy people, and his incomparably great power for us who believe."  

Ephesians 1:18-19a NIV

Mon 15- Please pray for the spouses and families of our partners in Africa. May they know God's presence and peace, protection and provision.  

Tue 16- Please pray for our Country Director, Asrat Gizaw, as he continues to serve the teachers and students who are part of the theological education program in Ethiopia. Pray for his Board of Directors to be a great support to him. 

Wed 17- Pray for the completion of the guest house and for the expansion of Baraka Academy, both part of Action Ministries in Eastern Kenya. Pray also as Peter Ochiel and his staff seek God's guidance on plans for building a High School.

Thu 18- Please pray safety for our staff member, Bill Sullivan & Board member, Duane Murray as they depart today for Rwanda. Pray for a fruitful time as they meet with the local Board of Directors and the leadership team of the local church.

Fri 19- Please pray for Allan Knowles, Country Director for South Africa, as he continues to teach and mentor the students who are part of our theological education program there. Allan has a desire to help weak churches as he sees many leaders with no basic Biblical training. Please pray the Lord intervenes as he recruits these church leaders to join the theological education program.

Sat 20- Praise God for the life of Geoffrey Ocan, Country Director for Uganda, who is celebrating his birthday today!

Sun 21- Pray for the counselors and pastors in and around Goma, Congo who are leading more than 900 children in weekly trauma-healing small groups.

"May my prayer be set before you like incense; may the lifting up of my hands be like the evening sacrifice."

Psalm 141:2 NIV

Mon 22- Praise God for the many years of marriage for Mezack Nkundabantu and his wife Helene as they celebrate their anniversary today! 

Tue 23- Please pray for favor as African Leadership's VP of Finance and International Program, Bill Sullivan meets with printers in Kigali, Rwanda to discuss local printing of the theological education curriculum. 

Wed 24- Please pray for the completion of the new church building in Kigali, Rwanda. Pray for the funding of the sound proofing and the parking lot which are all that is left to complete for occupancy. 

Thu 25- Pray for the Women at Risk program in Ethiopia. Pray for holistic transformation for the women currently in the counseling portion and in the skills training/job placement portion of the program.  Please pray for each of these ladies as they move forward!

Fri 26- Please pray for Jonathan Titus-Williams, Country Director in Sierra Leone as he serves the teachers and students of our theological education program there.   

Sat 27- Please pray for traveling mercies as Bill Sullivan and Duane Murray board their return flight from Rwanda. Pray against jet lag as they return to the central time zone and for a good reunion with their families. 

Sun 28- Pray with Tito Oturo, Country Director for South Sudan, as he and his team prepare for the August graduation of the theological education class in the Kiryandongo refugee camp in Uganda.

Mon 29- 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.

Tue 30- 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.   

Wed 31- Please pray God's favor upon the 7th Annual Spread The Word Golf Tournament which will take place on September 17.  Pray for good weather, a great turnout and for success in raising the funds needed to equip new students in our theological education program with Study Bibles and curriculum.