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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
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Monthly Prayer Journal: October 2014
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Monthly Prayer Journal: September 2014
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Monthly Prayer Journal: August 2014
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Monthly Prayer Journal: July 2014
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Monthly Prayer Journal: June 2014

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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Monthly Prayer Journal: October 2014

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Thank you for joining us in praying for TEAM’s work around the world. 1 CHURCH CONNECTIONS At the invitation of Korean church leaders, Jim Rathbun (son of retired TEAM-Korea missionaries) returns October 2-13 to speak and bring greetings on behalf of TEAM to the churches that are the fruit of TEAM’s ministry there. God has established the work of many TEAM missionaries who invested in the work through Christian education, leadership development, literature publishing, and conference and camping ministries from 1954 to 1997. Pray for a time of encouragement and celebration of God’s faithfulness. Doug Witzig will also join Jim…

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Monthly Prayer Journal: September 2014

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Thank you for joining us in praying for TEAM’s work around the world. Click here to download a PDF of the September 2014 prayer journal. 1 PHILIPPINES David and Kathy North would like prayer for the Holy Spirit to prepare hearts in the Consolacion area on Cebu where they are beginning new church plants. 2 JAPAN Please pray for Christian Academy in Japan as they begin a new school year with the theme, “Rooted, Growing, Seeking.” Ask God to direct CAJ to the Head of School that can effectively lead this school beginning with the 2015-2016 school year. 3 SOUTH ASIA Workers write, “Our…

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Monthly Prayer Journal: August 2014

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Thank you for joining us in praying for TEAM’s work around the world. Click here to download a PDF of the August 2014 prayer journal. 1 TAIWAN Ron and Julie Heinsman write, “We’ve been praying for years about our long-term plans for the nationalization of the camp ministry. After a long search process, we are excited that we have a local Taiwanese brother who has committed to joining us at the beginning of the new year to lead the Trailblazer Camp ministry! Please be in prayer about the process that we will be going through to make this transition.” 2 MEXICO Art and…

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Monthly Prayer Journal: July 2014

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Thank you for joining us in praying for TEAM’s work around the world. Click here to download a .pdf of the July 2014 prayer journal. 1 PAPUA Please pray for the 7th Annual Merauke Youth Camp on June 30th-July 4th. Please pray for preparations, the speakers, and for lots of youth to attend and open their hearts to the gospel. 2 TAIWAN Ron and Julie Heinsman write, “Please pray for the start of the Trailblazer Camps Internship Program. Pray for this group of new interns who are being trained to serve in our summer camp programs and in their own church youth…

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Monthly Prayer Journal: June 2014

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Thank you for joining us in praying for TEAM’s work around the world. Click here to download a .pdf of the June 2014 prayer journal. 1 CENTRAL ASIA Workers write, “We will be having our annual board meetings with our partner agency here in Central Asia. We are appointing a new Executive Director, which means some changes. We also will be talking about a new mission statement in which keeping the words ‘Christian organization’ is up for debate. Pray for wisdom, good meetings and a unified body.” 2 CHAD Scott and Suz Downing write, “The rains seem to have come early….

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