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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
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Monthly Prayer Journal: March 2015
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What Are You Giving Up for Lent?
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Monthly Prayer Journal: February 2015
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Monthly Prayer Journal: December 2014
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Monthly Prayer Journal: November 2014

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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Monthly Prayer Journal: March 2015

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Thank you for joining us in praying for TEAM’s work around the world. 1 SPAIN Workers write, “We received a generous donation of a 4000+ sq. ft. prefab building and we are in the process of doing the necessary steps to set it up on the land and use it. Pray that we can find a good architect, get the permits, receive the needed funds and have it ready for the summer activities.” 2 TAIWAN Nancy Leet writes, “We are moved to see four women in preparation for baptism. Each one has a unique story of how they were moved…

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What Are You Giving Up for Lent?

Lent is the 40-day period leading up to Easter when Christians practice a sacrifice of some kind, and spend extra time in prayer and worship. Photo by Robert Johnson/TEAM

What are you giving up for Lent? Did you hear this growing up? Not me. My childhood was spent in a non-liturgical church, so when I heard the word “lent,” I immediately thought about something coming off my clothes. I had no idea about a Christian calendar. But maybe you did grow up in a liturgical setting, and for you Lent invokes ideas of giving up something fun, like chocolate. I know a lot of people who give up coffee for Lent, but that’s just crazy-talk. As I’ve grown, I’ve come to appreciate the liturgical calendar as a way for…

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Monthly Prayer Journal: February 2015

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Thank you for joining us in praying for TEAM’s work around the world. 1 SOUTHERN AFRICA Lynda Collison writes, “Pray for Zion Bible College of Swaziland as they begin classes in February. Pray for the teachers and the students as they start another year of studies. Pray also for Leaders Bible College and the students who complete their modules by correspondence.” 2 EAST ASIA Workers write, “Please continue to pray for a visa for Sam and Grace, workers in East Asia. They also need some progress with their US citizenship.” 3 UKRAINE Kurt and Rochelle zurBurg write, “Pray with us for the…

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Monthly Prayer Journal: December 2014

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Thank you for joining us in praying for TEAM’s work around the world. 1 EAST ASIA Our ministry area leaders who are responsible for our workers and projects in East Asia will be meeting with a consultant in Hong Kong on Dec 2 to evaluate our current strategies and to explore new opportunities.  Pray that we will be able to effectively connect what is happening here with our other ministry areas in Asia and around the world. 2 ASIA Leaders from all our ministry areas in Asia will be gathering together in Hong Kong Dec 2-5. Pray for this significant meeting that…

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Monthly Prayer Journal: November 2014

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Thank you for joining us in praying for TEAM’s work around the world. 1 JAPAN BJapan, a media ministry started by TEAM missionary Steve Tygert and now run by TEAMer Tim Selander and Satoru Yanagitani, had success earlier this year using shortwave radio to reach Japanese men. So we are trying another season of shortwave, which begins November 2nd. Please pray for the gospel to reach the hearts of radio fans and shortwave hobbyists in Japan! 2 SOUTHERN AFRICA Wayne and Pam Wideman write, “Please pray for Wayne’s teaching in night class this term. There are 11 students—all professional/vocational people….

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