“…Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit, says the Lord Almighty.” Zechariah 4:6

Friday, June 1, 2007 – Today is Teresa Boll’s birthday. Ask God to strengthen and encourage her today from His Word. Praise God for the blessing she is to so many and for allowing God to work in and through her.

Saturday, June 2, 2007 - Pray for volunteer Tim Morgan as he begins the flight to Niger to work as a worship catalyst with the Blacks. Ask God to prepare the hearts of those he will be ministering to so their hearts will be open and ready to receive God’s Word.

Sunday, June 3, 2007 – The Bolls will be celebrating their 36th wedding anniversary. Praise the Lord for the way that He has blessed them with a ministry in the Ouallam area, for their children, grandchildren, friends and family. God is good!

Monday, June 4, 2007 - Today Shad Black turns 26. Praise God for Shad’s talents that he uses to glorify God. Ask God to strengthen him as he leads his family and ministers to new believers in Kollo. Ask God to fill Shad with His wisdom.

Tuesday, June 5, 2007 - Please pray for the team of volunteers that arrived June 4th-5th to work in Kollo. They will be sharing the Gospel and prayer walking for 2 1/2 weeks. Ask that they would be bold, know how to pray, and have many divine appointments to share the Gospel.

Wednesday, June 6, 2007 - The Bolls have been able to share about the Zerma People in various churches and with mission organizations. The people’s response has been exciting in that many have been added to the Zerma team – to join the work in Niger through prayer. There are some that are feeling God calling them to come to Niger short term. Please pray for those that are trying to follow God’s leading.

Thursday, June 7, 2007 - Please pray for the time that Tim Morgan spends among the Zerma. Starting today he will be sharing his life with them and showing them a life that comes only through a saving relationship with Jesus Christ.

Friday, June 8, 2007 - Pray for Melissa and the kids as they are getting settled in Kollo and building life-changing relationships with the people there. Pray for Shad as he meets with different Zerma believers to guide them in planting Zerma churches throughout their area. Praise God for the work He did in and through the Judson College team as they worked in Niamey and Kollo. We know that we have not seen the end of the life-changes that God worked in their lives and in the lives of those they minister to.

Saturday, June 9, 2007 - Please continue to pray for Oumou and her husband Doola. Ask that God will show Doola his need for Christ, and that they will become a passionate couple together. Pray that Doola will find work as they really struggle to have enough to eat each day. Praise God for the amazing ways that He has grown Oumou in the last 4 months since she has been in Cotonou, and continue to ask God to speak to her in powerful ways!

Sunday, June 10, 2007 – Today is Jeremy Ledlow’s birthday. Ask God to give him wisdom and direction. Ask God to strengthen him and give him many open doors to share Christ with his friends.

Monday, June 11, 2007 – Pray for the rains to come as this is a critical time. Rains usually begin the first of June and last until the end of September. If the farmers’ plant after the first rain and it does not rain again – many of the seeds die of thirst. The farmers mostly save seed from one year to the next. Praise the Lord for the many seeds that have been planted through the many Bible Stories that have been shared. Pray that these seeds would come to fruition.

Tuesday, June 12, 2007 - Please pray for Oumou's mother as she has started walking again for the first time in over 9 years. Ask that her heart would be softened to the Gospel and that she would no longer resist what she knows to be true.

Wednesday, June 13, 2007 - Pray for the Ouallam church as they meet together and study the God’s Word. Pray that they would continue to meet and encourage others to come. Pray that they would be encouraged and faithful.

Thursday, June 14, 2007 – Pray for the women’s Bible study in Goudel. Ask God to continue to expand it and grow the faith of the women that attend.

Friday, June 15, 2007 – Pray for the Cains as they prepare to leave for stateside assignment. Ask God to give them good closure to projects and to multiply their time.

Saturday, June 16, 2007 - Pray for the Zerma team to walk in victory and freedom in their own personal walks with the Lord, and that all they do ministry-wise would be out of a natural overflow of what God is doing in their hearts.

Sunday, June 17, 2007 - Don’t forget Father’s Day. Praise the Lord for our Dad’s and the impact they have on our lives. Thank the Lord for our Loving Father who loves us so much He gave us life through His only Son.

Monday, June 18, 2007 – Today is Brandy Nelson’s birthday. Ask God to encourage her and give her wisdom as she pours out her life for the Zerma People. Ask God to give her divine appointments each day.

Tuesday, June 19, 2007 – Pray for the Blacks as they fly to the States to participate in Shad’s brother’s wedding. Praise God for this time He has given them to be with their families and to recharge for the next year ahead.

Wednesday, June 20, 2007 - June will find the Bolls traveling to Alabama to speak with a church that has agreed to adopt the village of Kanda. Ask God to begin speaking to the hearts of the people in this village in preparation for the arrival of volunteers from this church. Pray for Moumouni as he is one of the leaders that can read. Pray for the others believers as they share the Gospel through personal evangelism and their lifestyle.

Thursday, June 21, 2007 – ANSWER: Thank you so much for praying for Teresa’s mom - Dean Cameron. She had surgery on her stomach and 75% of it was taken away. There was an ulcer that had perforated to her kidney and the doctor said it was nasty. She was able to get out of ICU earlier than expected – and has healed very fast – Oh, the power of Prayer! She was out of the hospital in 13 days. We were very thankful that God had planned the Boll’s schedule in that they were able to be with the family during this time and Teresa was able to stay in the hospital with her the first nights to help out.

Friday, June 22, 2007 - Please pray for Betsy, Heather, Natalie, and Heidi as they are living in Kollo and working with Kanesa and Brandy for the summer. Ask that they would have good health and that the Lord would use them in mighty ways.

Saturday, June 23, 2007 – A film crew from Mosaic Church in Los Angeles will be arriving in Niamey today to work with the Sustars in developing several short video clips on different aspects of the Zerma People and Culture. Pray for safe travel and arrival of all equipment. Pray for clear days for filming and ask God cover this project with His hand and blessing.

Sunday, June 24, 2007 - Pray for the many summer volunteers that will be coming to work in Kollo and the surrounding villages. Ask that God would prepare each laborer and the ones they will labor among. May God change the lives of the Zerma, as well as those who come to till, sow, and reap in the harvest field.

Monday, June 25, 2007 - Today Melissa Black turns 25. Ask God to strength her and protect her health and she carries their 3rd child. Ask God to show her time in her schedule when she can spend with Him!

Tuesday, June 26, 2007 – Pray for Amadou and Hassi as they were forced out of their home last month because their Landlord wanted His son to move into their apartment. Ask God to bless their new home and for His peace to rest there. Pray that this move will strengthen the church.

Wednesday, June 27, 2007 – Ask God to open the hearts of the Taxi Drivers as Ben shares with them about Christ. Our desire is to have a portion of the Gospel on cassette in every taxi in Niamey by July on 2009. Ask God to show us how to accomplish this and for the Taxi Drivers to eagerly play those cassettes for their passengers.

Thursday, June 28, 2007 – Ben and Amadou walk through various neighborhoods and share the Gospel with groups of men that are already meeting together regularly. These groups are called FADA Groups and each group chooses a unique name for itself. Pray that these groups would be open to the Gospel and that God would be preparing their hearts to receive His Word.

Friday, June 29, 2007 - Many Zerma people move from their native towns, villages and even the country they were born in to live elsewhere. Halidou is one that moved to another country. Pray that his seemingly renewed interest in his faith will lead him to true fellowship with other Christians.

Saturday, June 30, 2007 - Today Hezekiah Black turns 3. Ask God to give Hezekiah a desire to follow hard after Him and grow in wisdom and knowledge of the Lord.

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