“Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, if there be any praise, think on these things.” Phil. 4:8

Thursday, November 1, 2007 - ANSWER: Praise God that Melissa’s mom is coming to stay for a month. Pray that her travels will go well.

Friday, November 2, 2007
- November is the beginning of cold season. This is a time when the dust covers the sun, causing it to be colder… which also brings about many colds and sinus problems. Pray for health as the people will also begin their gardens.

Saturday, November 3, 2007
– ANSWER: Praise the Lord that the Bolls and the Cains were able to be at Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary together - speaking to students, fellowshipping with each other and other missionaries and those interested in missions. About 25 publicly surrendered their lives to some type of missions’ service. Pray for them as they have many life changes ahead.

Sunday, November 4, 2007 - In the U.S. Daylight Savings Time ends – but in Niger, it never changed! Many people don’t even own a watch; time is not that important, days tend to be alike in that the toil to just survive is most important. Pray Hosea 10:12 “. . . it is time to seek the Lord.” And that many will seek the Lord – and they would come to know the God of all times!

Monday, November 5, 2007
– ANSWER: Rejoice with the Bolls as they were blessed to get to return to California and visit with their son, Matt and his family. It was a surprise visit for all! The Bolls were so thankful to be able to say "good-bye” three times before they return to the field!

Tuesday, November 6, 2007
– Ask God to reveal “men of peace” to missionaries and Zerma believers. Pray these men would be used of God to bring households and villages, towns and cities, to saving faith in Christ.

Wednesday, November 7, 2007
- Pray that social, religious, and spiritual barriers to the knowledge of the Lord will be removed from among the Zerma. Pray for those who are blinded by Satan, that they would see the light of the Gospel and desire to leave the darkness of spiritual ignorance behind.

Thursday, November 8, 2007
- ANSWER - Praise God for the encouragement that Kanesa received while she was in the States. Thank God for the new prayer warriors who have joined Zerma team in many different churches.

Friday, November 9, 2007
- Pray for the semester missionaries that will be coming to work with the Zerma in January. Ask that God would call out people to fill the rest of the requests, and for them to be obedient in answering the call.

Saturday, November 10, 2007
– Ask God to give Oua in Kollo continued health during her pregnancy. Thank you for praying for Marie. She had a baby boy on October 11. Both baby and mom are doing great.

Sunday, November 11, 2007
- Today is Susie McFarland’s birthday. Susie is responsible for the Zerma team’s web site. She is a very important part of our team – she keeps our web site up to date so you can keep up with what is happening with the Zerma team. Thank the Lord for Susie and check out her work at www.zermateam.org

Monday, November 12, 2007
- Phil will be representing the International Mission Board at the Northwest Baptist Convention in Yakima, Washington today through the 14th. Pray that as he meets pastors and church representatives from all over the Northwest that there would be many opportunities to share about the work among the Zerma. Pray that these churches would gain a vision for how they can be more involved in missions around the world.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007
- ANSWER – Kimberly had a great time speaking at the Women’s Mission Union in South Dakota. It was good time of fellowship and mutual encouragement. They met at a beautiful camp in the Black Hills. Several ladies joined the Zerma Prayer Team.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007
– Pray for Brandy and Kanesa as they study French. Pray they catch on quickly and are able to retain all that they learn.

Thursday, November 15, 2007
- Ask God to meet the needs the Zerma People have for medicine, food, and clothing. Ask God to provide employment opportunities for those seeking work, and good harvests for those who grow their food in fields and gardens.

Friday, November 16, 2007
– ANSWER: Thank God for the time Brandy had at home with family and friends. It was time of fellowship and refreshment, as well as sharing what God is doing in Niger. Ask God to burden the hearts of those who have heard about for the Zerma people and move to pray for them regularly.

Saturday, November 17, 2007 - Ask God to give Kanesa and Brandy direction for these next two years of ministry among the Zerma people. Pray for them to have wisdom and for God to pour out His Spirit in Kollo in ways that aren't even imaginable.

Sunday, November 18, 2007
– Pray for spiritual leadership among the Zerma. Pray that God will rise up leaders who know His word, who are burdened for the lost, and who are bold in sharing the Gospel. Pray for the men and women of influence among the Zerma, that they would commit their lives to Christ.

Monday, November 19, 2007
– ANSWER: Praise God that Melissa is able to stay in Dakar to have the baby where there is good medical care. Praise Him that Shad and Ki were able to come early to be with her and help her and Miriam.

Tuesday, November 20, 2007
– Ask God to give Zerma believers a desire to serve the leaders of Niger any way they can.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007
- Pray for Melissa’s maternal grandfather, whose health is sketchy and who has yet to make a profession of Faith in Jesus.

Thursday, November 22, 2007 – ANSWER: Thanksgiving Day. We all have so much to be thankful for – we serve a Risen Savior who is very much alive in our hearts, and is calling others to Him. We are thankful for our freedom – and we are very thankful to all of you for lifting us up daily. We love you all… Thank You!!! Happy Thanksgiving.

Friday, November 23, 2007
- Before the Bolls left for their Stateside, plans were made for Teresa to work with one of the Government Officials teaching classes to various villages surrounding Ouallam. Pray that this will become a reality soon. With garden season in full swing the scheduling of the classes will be a challenge as the garden must be watered every day, as well as the cultivation and hopefully the harvesting.

Saturday, November 24, 2007
- May God raise up devoted Zerma believers who will become leaders in every segment of society in Niger.

Sunday, November 25, 2007
- November brings the end of the harvest. Pray for those in their fields harvesting the last of the crops. Pray also for THE harvest - (John 4:34).”… Look at the fields! THEY are ripe for the harvest.”

Monday, November 26, 2007
- Today is Kanesa'sbirthday. We are all very thankful to have Kanesa on our team – and excited that she is extending for 2 more years to serve the Lord here in Niger among the Zerma people. Pray that Kanesa would have a very special day today, that the Lord would lift her up and bless her especially today.

Tuesday, November 27, 2007
- As we are involved in the harvest, pray Gal. 6:9 “That we not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.”

Wednesday, November 28, 2007
– Pray for a resolution to be reached with government officials concerning land that was purchased in the past for the Goudel church. Currently we are having trouble securing the proper documents to show the church owns the property. Pray the government officials involved to see Christ in B.S. and Pastor Ama.

Thursday, November 29, 2007
- Many seeds will be planted this month – in their gardens and hopefully in the very souls of the Zerma. Pray that as “seeds” are planted, that the Holy Spirit would show the very heart of Jesus – and that many would come to know Him in a very real and personal way.

Friday, November 30, 2007
- Today is Caroline Cain’s 14th birthday. We have all been blessed by Caroline – and we join you in praying for her as she is in the US this year for a time to be with new friends, Grandparents and be will involved in a different type of school. She is in the drama class and will be performing in a play in December. Pray that today would be a special blessing for her. Pray that God would continue to work in her life to mold her into a godly young woman. Pray that she would grow in grace and wisdom as she seeks to follow the Lord.

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The Zerma Team


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