Prayer and Praise (26 October 2011)
October 26, 2011
“You are my refuge and my shield; I have put my hope in your word.” — Psalm 119:114 (NIV)
Asia Service Center
1. Pray for staff and their family members who are not feeling well, that they will be strengthened and recover fully.
2. Pray for the upcoming season change for broadcasts from Guam, and that everything will be smooth.
3. Pray for the Singapore ministry and also our partnering church (Bethesda Hall) for the Times of Refreshment program. Pray for encouragement and wisdom as they work with the broadcaster to improve reception.
1. Praise God for His protection on our team as they traveled to visit listeners in different provinces.
2. Pray for safety and provision for those living in low-lying areas, and who have been affected by the flood. Pray also for God?s protection that the rice fields will not be affected, and that there will be a harvest.
1. Pray for the general public in China that they will have compassion in helping others. There is a general fear of scams when a stranger signals for help. There is also a fear that they have to shoulder the legal responsibility should anything happen to the person they are helping. Pray that God will change the hearts of stone into hearts of flesh, and that Christians in the nation will set an example in helping others.
1. Praise God that good progress has been made in the transmitter building modifications.
2. Pray for the team as prepare for the season change.
3. Pray for completion of the remaining work needed for cooling TX1 and TX2. Pray also that the TX1 will run well.
1. We are celebrating 25 years of broadcasting the Gamit program in Gujarat. Pray for the team there as they prepare for the big event.
2. Pray for clear and consistent reception for all the programs on shortwave, especially with the change in frequencies beginning this Sunday.
1. Praise God for opportunities to partner churches in Singapore for ministry work in Indonesia. Pray that more such partnerships will be built.
1. Pray for a safe journey and fruitful trip for our staff as they travel to Sendai and Tokyo to meet with pastors and Christian workers, and explore partnerships for the counseling program to minister to those affected by the earthquake/tsunami.
2. Pray for our Japan coordinator and a partner as they work on content for the counseling program, for those who are still affected by the disaster. Pray that the Lord will guide and lead every step of the process, and provide the funds needed to begin and sustain the project.
Thailand / Laos
1. Pray for safety for those who are affected by the floods in Thailand.
2. Pray for wisdom and discernment as the Laos team plans and works on different areas. Pray for God?s protection to be upon them as they visit and minister to people in their country.