1 MS, MyS and JS’s dad, will realize his religion is leading him to an eternal death.

2 God will open the heart of YM, chief of MK, to know that Christ is the only way.

3 BkD & FB, our hosts at BB, will know the path of “Is” leads to destruction.

4 Praise God for SD and his family who place their faith in the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ.

5 Elders of DjT, MS, and Ddj to be open to allow work in the name of Christ in their villages.

6 Elders in MK, BB, and SED to be open to allow work in the name of Christ in their areas.

7 Open hearts to receive the message of Grace through the Sila Tilindingo, ST.

8 DD, a seeker, will realize that Christ is greater than anything that he fears.

9 New believers, DS and YD, will daily grow in their faith and trust in Christ.

10 ALN, of MS, will begin to understand the great love of God.

11 Praise God for the freedom that believers have through the Gospel of Grace.

12 KaF, chief of DjT, well realize that today is the day of salvation.

13 BnC, who often helps with clinics, will humble himself, repent, and believe in the Gospel.

14 Through the broadcast of ST, that many will realize the kingdom of God is at hand.

15 IF & AK, a couple will repent and believe in the Gospel of Christ.

16 The people in Ddj to recognize their need for repentance.

17 MD, religious leader of SED, will realize the kingdom of God is at hand.

18 Those in the Bible study in Dakar will have hearts with good soil.

19 ZJ, from BiS, will yield his heart to the Lord.

20 FC, a professed believer, will be obedient to the Word.

21 Many hearts will be toiled through the broadcast of the ST.

22 KC, a believer will hold fast to the Word.

23 AdM, DD’s friend, will allow God’s Word to open his heart.

24 AM & SM, sons of the chief of MK, will hold fast to the Word.

25 IS, the Voice of ST, as he testifies to our gracious and merciful God.

26 AJ, our host at Dj, will begin to understand the attributes of God.

27 BD, nurse helper from DS, will realize that God loves her.

28 Many will begin to understand the concept of grace through the ST broadcast.

29 NC, host at BN, will seek God’s mercy for the forgiveness of her sins.

30 ADr, religious teacher at MK, will encounter our Lord Jesus Christ.

Dear Prayer Partners,

For you, O Lord, are good and forgiving, abounding in steadfast love to all who call upon you (Psalms 86:5, ESV).

Greetings from wet Senegal. Please know we have been praying for those affected by the hurricane. Our son, Alex was driving up the east coast a day or so ahead of the storm. He reached school safe and sound. We are still in the rainy season. Ramadan just ended yesterday, August 31. I think it is safe to say that everyone here is glad to see the end of Ramadan.

Thank you for your prayers for the Mandinka people and our family. Richard is continuing to do well. He is helping with a Bible study in Dakar while a colleague is away from the field. Two men in the group are Mandinkas. One of the guys has left Dakar to sell items in the southern part of the country. It has been very encouraging for us to meet these two, DS, and YD. We had the wonderful opportunity to witness YD and three other men be baptized last Sunday! Praise the Lord!

Please continue to pray for JS. I don’t have much to update. He is still waiting for his paper work to be completed in Senegal. The school officials at Oneida are very patient and we are grateful for that. JS is disappointed that the process is taking so long. Please pray for MyS, JS’s sister as she is starting her second year at Oneida. We continue to pray that all of the love that is being shown to MyS and JS will help soften their dad, MS’s heart. Please lift him up as he is battling malaria right now.

Our son, Patrick and I are in Sedhiou for a week or two. SD, BnC, DD and I will be making visits to the villages getting ready for the Hunter Street team that will do the screening for the cataract surgery. Please pray for these times in the village that we will be able to communicate clearly our purpose for being there. Please pray that we will be sensitive to the Holy Spirit. Please especially lift up BnC and DD as they spend time with SD as we move between villages.

Thank you for your persistence to pray for the Mandinka people.

Your sister in Christ,

Fran

September scripture verses:

Sept. 01-03: There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death (Proverbs 14:12, ESV).

Sept. 04-10: He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all, how will he not also with him graciously give us all things (Romans 8:32, ESV)?

Sept. 11-17: … and saying, "The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel( Mark 1:15, ESV)."

Sept. 18-24: As for that in the good soil, they are those who, hearing the word, hold it fast in an honest and good heart, and bear fruit with patience (Luke 8:15, ESV).

Sept. 25-30: The LORD passed before him and proclaimed, "The LORD, the LORD, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness (Exodus 34:6, ESV).

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