for praying for the Dickinson family. They are preparing to
come to the field to work among the Mandinka people.
They will be going through an orientation program soon. Please
to lift them in your prayers as they say their “good-byes” and
begin this next step to prepare for their ministry
among the Mandinka.
We want to thank all of you who have given to missions through
the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering. Please remember that 100
% of your gifts to Lottie Moon goes to the field. We really appreciate
your willingness to give sacrificially to enable the Gospel to
reach the lost.
We want to give you an update on Richard. He is still improving.
He leaves early morning of January 2 to go to South Africa for
tests. We are praying that he will get the OK to return to Sedhiou
and continue working among the Mandinka there. We know the Lord
is sovereign and are trusting Him for the outcome.
1 God-sized growth amongst MNK believers during the 2012 year!
2 The director of the local hospital will be changed through
the love of Christ.
3 Doctors and hospital staff will seek to know God with all
of their hearts.
4 Many families will listen intently to the Sila Tilindingo
(ST) radio broadcast.
5 Families of the candidates for cataract surgery will seek
to more of the love of Christ.
6 The candidates for surgery will be able to arrive in Sedhiou
promptly for their surgery.
7 Governing officials will be favorable toward our outreach
8 Good health and stamina for SD and his family during
this great witnessing opportunity.
9 BbC, health care worker, will see the peace of Christ in the
10 MS, MyS & JS’s
dad, will realize there is no peace in Is.
11 Open hearts to receive the words of truth through the ST
12 Peace of God will rest on each of the translators and their
13 DD, a seeker, will realize true peace is found only in Christ.
14 Our Heavenly Father will be honored by the gifts and sacrifices
of this volunteer team.
15 Surgery candidates and families from
SED and MS and witnessing opportunities
16 Surgery candidates and families from BB and MK and witnessing
17 Surgery candidates and families from MK and SED and witnessing
18 Surgery candidates and families from Ddj, witnessing opportunities,
and ST radio broadcast.
19 Surgery candidates and families from DjT and witnessing opportunities.
Ddj chief, Ndj, will have physical and spiritual healing through
21 DS, a MNK believer, will be strengthened as translates for
22 IS, the voice of ST, will have many opportunities to
share his testimony.
23 MK, a baptized believer will have fellowship with the translators.
24 LS, from Djd, will realize he is spiritually blind and seek
25 ST radio broadcast will be heard in many villages surrounding
26 KaF, chief
of DjT’s, spiritual eyes will be healed
27 Many “doors” will
be opened for ministry through the cataract clinic.
28 The Lord will open the eyes of TjB, mayor of SED.
29 KF, pastor
from Guinea Bissau, will help many find hope and healing through
30 IF & AK
will realize only Christ can meet their most basic need.
31 AdM, DD’s
friend, will seek the gift of salvation through Christ.
January Prayer Verses:
Jan. 01-07: May the Lord direct your hearts to the love of God
and to the steadfastness of Christ (2Thessalonians 3:5, ESV).
Jan. 08-14: The God of peace will soon crush Satan under your
feet. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you (Romans
Jan. 15-21: But for you who fear my name, the sun of righteousness
shall rise with healing in its wings. You shall go out leaping
like calves from the stall (Malachi 4:2, ESV).
Jan. 22-28: …the
LORD opens the eyes of the blind. The LORD lifts up those who
are bowed down; the LORD loves the righteous
(Psalms 146:8, ESV).
And Jesus said to him, "What do you want me
to do for you?" And the blind man said to him, "Rabbi,
let me recover my sight (Mark 10:51, ESV)."