UPDATES & PRAYER REQUESTS from the mission field

Here's where we feature prayer items and video updates from the missionaries we support, to help you better understand their needs, challenges and victories.

  • JANUARY, 2021: janet norem (mozambique)

    Janet Norem, serving on the mission field in Mozambique.

  • JANUARY, 2021: Estero Bay Kindness Coalition

    Bobby deLancellotti of the Estero Bay Kindness Coalition.

  • prayer requests from jamey & gretchen pappas (cru):

    • pray for the Winter quarter at cal poly slo.
    • pray against isolation, zoom fatigue and a general malaise that students, faculty & staff are experiencing. 
    • pray that cru/jamey & gretchen can be a source of encouragement, love & connection to God for our campus communities (cal poly, cuesta & alan hancock).
    • pray that students & staff will still be excited to attend the upcoming national virtual conference, and that God would do some big things in our hearts and in the ministries we lead.


  • PRAYER REQUESTS FROM DR. TIM TEUSINK (SIM-FRANCE) 

    • PLEASE PRAY FOR A COURSE IN MEDICAL ETHICS WE ARE SETTING UP FOR FAMILY MEDICINE RESIDENTS AT KABARAK UNIVERSITY IN KENYA. THIS COURSE HAS BEEN TAUGHT LIVE FOR SEVERAL YEARS, BUT WE'RE GOING TO AN ONLINE FORMAT FOR THE FIRST TIME IN APRIL. INTERNET CONNECTIVITY IN AFRICA CAN BE CHALLENGING, SO PLEASE PRAY FOR MY KENYAN COLLEAGUES AND MYSELF WHO WILL BE TEACHING.
    • PRAY FOR OUR INTERACTION WITH A NEW MISSIONARY WHO IS COMING TO FRANCE TO WORK WITH YOUNG ADULTS. WE WILL BE HELPING HIM IN HIS ADJUSTMENT TO THIS NEW CULTURE AND LOCATION.