believers. Pray emerging leaders will be firmlygrounded in their faith in Jesus and boldwitnesses in the community and beyond.Friday, May 6 –
Global Mobilizing Cluster—Please continue to pray for the health of our families and Mobilizers. A substantial number of families have had to deal with serious healthproblems in the last month.Diaspora Cluster—Two new street evangelismstrategies are being used by the MadridDiaspora Team. One strategy is a well knownpaint talk. A second method is being used byTaryn Blocker and Brook Johnson together withanother Journeyman from Madrid. Pray that thisevangelism would bear fruit among Latinos andthe normally resistant Spaniards. Pray for boldness for all as they work in selectedstrategic locations of this mega-city, going head-to-head with skepticism and ridicule.Saturday, May 7 –
Central Argentine Team—"Hetold them, 'The harvest is plentiful, but theworkers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest,therefore, to send out workers into his harvestfield.'" Luke 10:2 Asbury & Hope Martin, IMBmissionaries serving in Córdoba, Argentina askyou to pray for them as they begin training agroup of people from the Talleres Sur BaptistChurch in small group evangelism. Pray for those being trained in how to minister in homesto reach the lost and plant house churches incommunities that do not have a church. Praythat the Lord would continue to raise up morelaborers in His harvest field.Sunday, May 8 – Mexico Urban Cluster—OnMarch 12, the Gospel was presented to eightwomen in Colonia Los Angeles (Hermosillo).Using the salvation bracelet as a tool, Beverly R.led the women to assemble the jewelry whilehearing the plan of salvation. Please pray thatthe message will be received despite their belief that they are spiritually healthy because of their traditional religion faith.Monday, May 9 –
Mexico Mazatec Team—Please pray for Pat as she is starting therecordings of her story sets and is encounteringmultiple small problems that come with the initialstart up of this work. Pray that she has patiencewith the nationals, herself and the equipment.Tuesday, May 10 –
Pray for students from 12different tribal groups who just finished a courseof Oral Stories led by a M of the EUPG in anindigenous school in Brazil, that they will betransformed by the message of Christ, take themessage to their people, and have a desire tohear and know more about the One True God,the Creator of the Universe. Pray that the Spiritwill work in their hearts and lives, convictingthem that they have heard the truth, even thoughit is contrary to their tribal beliefs and teachings.Ask the Lord to provide the M the wisdomneeded to answer their questions as theycontinue seeking knowledge about the God of the Bible, the one and only God.Wednesday, May 11 – Lift up the ChurchPlanting Classes in Panama City that meet everyThursday night. Pray for these new churchplanters to be faithful to the call that God has ontheir lives.Thursday, May 12 – Support Center—Not quitetwo years ago IMB relocated personnel to servein the Americas Support Center. It has taken along time getting everyone moved in, childrensettled in school, many learning the Spanishlanguage and getting to know their new culture,getting financial and technological systems setup and running, and working out all the kinks inso many changes at once. Giving it time to workis an important factor in the adjustment of thesechanges. Thankfully, God's timing is alwaysperfect. He has not given up on us andcontinues to seek us out to mold and perfect usin His image. Pray for personnel who work in theAmericas Support Center to feel God's presenceand pleasure as they so diligently serve the Lordin the areas of Finance, Personnel,Communication, and Logistics.Friday, May 13 –
Global Mobilizing Cluster—Pray for the extensive follow-up to the importantmobilization meeting held in April. Nationalleaders from countries throughout the Americasmet with your mobilizers to discuss thedifficulties that need to be addressed in thesending of Latino missionaries. Pray that thevisions cast during this time will be met withopen hearts by the national churches and thatmore Latin missionaries will be the result!Saturday, May 14 – REAP Ecuador—FBCFestus, Missouri returns to Ecuador May 14-21to continue the ministry to the town of Uyumbicho. Please pray for the new believers inthat area. FBC is working in unison with anEcuadorian church to share the gospel to thepeople of that area. Ask that the Holy Spirit helpthese two churches work together to reach thelost.