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The Advent of Hope, Peace, Love and Joy
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Monthly Prayer Journal: November 2015
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7 Ways to Pray for the Refugee Crisis This Week
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God’s Heart for Refugees + 3 Ways to Help Right Now
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Monthly Prayer Journal: October 2015
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Monthly Prayer Journal: September 2015
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Monthly Prayer Journal: August 2015
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Monthly Prayer Journal: July 2015
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Monthly Prayer Journal: June 2015
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Monthly Prayer Journal: April 2015

The Advent of Hope, Peace, Love and Joy

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This Advent, more people will hear the gospel and meet Jesus than in any other time of the year.

What are the next three big events on your personal calendar? You probably don’t need much time to answer. For most of us, our busy calendars stretch out months ahead, with new opportunities and invitations coming almost every day. Much of the fun of special events is the anticipation, right? Engagements anticipate the advent of a wedding day. Pregnancies anticipate the advent of a birthday. For Christians, the Advent season anticipates Christmas, the celebration of God coming to earth to live among us in the person of Jesus Christ. Six centuries before that Bethlehem miracle, the prophet Isaiah wrote, “The…

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Monthly Prayer Journal: November 2015

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Thank you for joining us in praying for TEAM’s work around the world. 1 BRAZIL Dave and Miriam Kanagy write, “We are praying for and would ask for prayer that God might provide a roof for the office of the Brasil mission sending agency we are working to build.  This missions agency is located in the city of Anapolis where we are working to build a missions training center to help churches send out missionaries from Brazil to other parts of the world.  We have 14 missionaries on the field now and have sent over 30 missionaries to the field…

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7 Ways to Pray for the Refugee Crisis This Week

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As critical needs grow in the global refugee crisis, TEAM missionaries continue to partner with the local church to welcome the nations arriving on their doorstep. This month we are sharing these testimonies and hope you will follow along on TEAM’s social media and blog.  Today, we begin seven days of dedicated prayer for global refugees and the missionaries among them. We invite you to join us and have created a daily prayer guide available for download below.  DAY 1:  Germany is expected to receive more migrants than any other country in the European Union (Source). In Dresden, a TEAM missionary partners with a local…

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God’s Heart for Refugees + 3 Ways to Help Right Now

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Syrian woman in the camp for displaced persons in Qatma, Syria

TEAM missionaries in Europe have long felt the effects of these migration trends in their ministries and daily lives. As critical needs grow, workers continue to respond to this changing landscape through the local church. Today on the blog, we welcome Doug Anderson, TEAM’s former associate director, who offers us a biblical foundation for loving the stranger. We’ve seen the frightening images of tsunamis propelling an avalanche of water ashore. We’re all familiar with the rush of water down a swollen river, bringing with it trees and debris, sometimes even homes. What emotions well up in you as you imagine…

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Monthly Prayer Journal: October 2015

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Thank you for joining us in praying for TEAM’s work around the world. 1 MEXICO On October 2, Emmanuel Evangelical Church of Los Cabos expects to hold a dedication service in the newly built sanctuary. TEAM Mexico missionaries Art and Vicki Reyes rejoice and thank the Lord for the ways He has provided funds for the sanctuary which was destroyed by Hurricane Odile in September 2014. 2 PHILIPPINES Please pray for David and Kathy North. They have enough people in Bible studies and home groups to start gathering for combined worship services, but have not yet found a place adequate…

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Monthly Prayer Journal: September 2015

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Thank you for joining us in praying for TEAM’s work around the world. 1 TEAM’S 125TH ANNIVERSARY Please pray for the Asia tour as we visit the work of TEAM in Taipei from Sept. 1-3, the Evergreen work from Sept. 4-6, and then Beijing from Sept. 7-9. This will be a time with TEAM friends, Board members, and staff to see and honor the work God has given us to do over the last 125 years. 2 JAPAN Flossie Epley and Rita Schellenberg ask for prayer for Christian Academy in Japan and those connected with CAJ for the many transitions…

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Monthly Prayer Journal: August 2015

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Thank you for joining us in praying for TEAM’s work around the world. 1 MEXICO Art and Vicki Reyes write, “We are so grateful for the help to rebuild Emmanuel Evangelical Church of Los Cabos, which was destroyed by Hurricane Odile last year! Construction should be finished early this month. Please pray that the Lord will be glorified in this place.” 2 TEAM’S 125TH ANNIVERSARY Please pray for TEAM leadership and guests as they travel together to see the work God is doing in Asia and Africa. We are trusting the Lord to help build relationships that will lead to…

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Monthly Prayer Journal: July 2015

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Thank you for joining us in praying for TEAM’s work around the world. 1 PAPUA Pray for the upcoming annual Merauke Youth Camp from June 27 to July 3. Pray that God would be glorified throughout the week of camp and the young people would be challenged with the gospel and empowered to share the good news within their spheres of influence. 2 SOUTHERN AFRICA Eric and Susan Binion write, “Two temporary librarians are supposed to come to UBI in July and September; pray for a permanent librarian.” 3 UKRAINE Kurt and Rochelle zurBurg write, “Please keep praying for the…

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Monthly Prayer Journal: June 2015

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Thank you for joining us in praying for TEAM’s work around the world. 1 GREECE Brad and Jamie Newport write, “During the year the focus on serving and proclaiming the gospel to the Afghani, Iranian, Iraqi, Syrian etc refugees in Athens allowed us the joy in May to hand pick from all these refugees those who would most benefit from attending week long summer camps that run from June 1 to the 17th. Pray as each day these Muslim men, women, and children will be studying Christ from the Gospels as well as being served and loved on by a…

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Monthly Prayer Journal: April 2015

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Thank you for joining us in praying for TEAM’s work around the world. 1 PAPUA The Indonesian government has established new, more restrictive visa regulations. Please pray that the 7 visas currently in process will be granted without issue or delay. 2 EAST ASIA Workers write, “Several groups of short-termers are coming to our area. Pray for an effective short-term experience for each one visiting our ministry area and that they will consider returning. Pray also for the training for church leaders that started in March.” 3 GUATEMALA Justin and Jenny Burkholder write, “In April, Justin has the opportunity to teach…

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