For Prayer – August and September 2018
- 16th New Peer Group for Accredited Ministry Formation starts; candidates are Beth Hoy, Riley Smith, Melvin Tang, Mang Cung, Nathan Randall, James Foley, Miranda Dixon and Michael Thompson.
- Global Interaction: Pray that God will open Carolyn’s Thai friend Nam Mon’s heart to finding His true peace.
- Give thanks for the vibrancy of the relationship and dialogue between Baptist Care SA and ministries of local Baptist Churches.
- Global Interaction: Pray for Catherine’s ministry in Cambodia as she settled back after a year home.
- Global Interaction: Pray for Luke and Rachel that all their support for ministry in Cambodia will be provided.
20-24th Mike, Elliot and Melinda are in Sydney with reps of Baptist Churches from Australia, NZ, PNG, Pacific Islands around Ministry and Leadership in a Complex World.
- Pray for Mike Mills and staff, Andrew Turner (Church Development Facilitator), Melinda Cousins (Dir. Ministry Accreditation), Beth Hoy (Next Gen Ministry Facilitator) and Elliot Keane (Leadership Development Facilitator).
- Pray for our pastors.
- 4-26th Growing Together in Marriage at Weintal Resort, Tanunda. Pray.
26 August– 8 September
- Pray for many SA families struggling to raise the children under layers of adversity.
- West Beach: Praise God for the encouraging children’s holiday program with lots of fun, the focus being on Jesus and some parables. May the children come to know Him!
- 30-31st Lifewell Conference at Rostrevor Baptist. Pray.
- Global Interaction: Andrew and Rachel are on a six month recess.
- Salisbury: Pray for the church to grow and be effective in evangelism and making disciples.
- Pray for Baptist Care’s new CEO Graham Brown – thank God for his positive impact on the work.
- Pray that the new SA Government will be attentive to the need for a balanced approach to social and economic development as they formulate and implement key policy directions for SA.
- Global Interaction: David and Susie Haydon and family are very excited about serving God in Malawi. Pray for their support.
- Pray for President Mark Foley.
- Global Interaction: Rob has started a garden at the school in Cambodia to teach families about growing food and nutrition.
- 21st Pray for our 2nd Baptist Youth Gathering at Edwardstown Baptist Church, an event where SA Baptist Youth will be together for fellowship and to share the gospel.
- Pray for Ann, the new matron at Kompiam PNG, as staff get used to necessary supervision.
- Pray for young people searching for reasons to be more hopeful about their future opportunities. May they come into contact with people who will encourage and inspire them.
- Pray for the documentary about Hoa Stone to reach many people who haven’t heard it before.
- Global Interaction: Thank God for all that was achieved at the senior chiefs’ Yawo dictionary workshop.
12-14th Surrender Conference in Adelaide; Baptist Churches SA are a key partner and Melinda is one of the keynote speakers.
- Ask the Lord to go ahead of Baptist Care SA as it seeks to strengthen its working relationships with Aboriginal organizations and communities.