I want you to know that God’s salvation has been
sent to the Gentiles, and they will listen.” Acts
September 1, 2007 - Labor Day weekend is a
time when there will be much traveling in the States.
The Bolls will be having a type of family reunion with
their children and grandchildren as well as some extended
family time. Also pray for the Zerma and many that Labor
all the time and still barely have enough to eat.
September 2, 2007 - ANSWER: Praise God that
Melissa’s Dr.’s appointment in Dakar went
very well and all is well with the baby and Melissa.
Pray for these next few months as we continue ministering
in Kollo and prepare for the arrival of our third child.
September 3, 2007 - As the Bolls and the Cains
are in the States sharing with various churches, pray
for those that God is calling to join the Zerma team
– whether it be praying or even going to Niger
short time or even long term.
September 4, 2007 - Pray for Kanesa to adjust
well and quickly while she is in the States. Ask that
she will have good rest, good fellowship with family
and friends, and that the LORD will use her as she shares
what God has been doing in and through her.
September 5, 2007 – Ask God for Brandy
and Kanesa to have wisdom with the neighborhood children
who are quite unruly these days. Pray that God would
show them how to deal with the children in love and
discipline, showing Christ's love at all times. Pray
that the children and their parents would see the love
of Christ in Kanesa and Brandy and come to know His
September 6, 2007 – Pray for the women’s
Bible Study that meets each Thursday afternoon. The
new believers are learning Bible Stories and sharing
them with their friends and neighbors and those interested
in learning about God are coming to study. Praise God
for calling out women.
September 7, 2007 - Pray for Kimberly as she
travels to Rapid City, South Dakota to speak at a Women's
Missionary Union conference this weekend. Pray that
God would use her to speak to the hearts of the women
and girls who will be attending.
September 8, 2007 - By September most all the
schools in the United States are back in the swing of
classes, new friends and new schedules. Pray for the
Zerma students who may not begin school until after
the harvest is in – if there is one… Pray
there will a teacher for every school – it is
a much different experience than most kids in the US
would even imagine.
September 9, 2007 - Pray for the volunteers
that God is calling to go to Niger. Many are feeling
the call to go and work with the Zerma team –
pray for all the paperwork, the expenses, the shots
– and that through it all that the call would
remain strong. Pray for their time when they arrive
in Niger that lives would be touched – both the
Zerma as well as the volunteers.
September 10, 2007 - Pray for Moses and the
Pepper project. Pray that the crops would be fruitful
and that Moses would be able to have a successful crop
as well as the farmers he is working with. Pray for
the transporting of the peppers from Kaoura to Niamey.
Pray that Moses would be a strong Christian witness
as he is the only Christian in this village.
September 11, 2007 - Pray for Rachel and Christin
Sustar as they begin attending Sahel Academy this year.
Pray that they will adjust to the schedule, make new
friends and excel in their studies. Rachel is in third
grade and Christin is in second grade.
Wednesday, September 12, 2007 - Please pray
for Una, Rachel, and Mary as they are all expecting.
Ask the LORD to give them and their babies’ good
health. It's difficult to be pregnant in Niger, so ask
the LORD to give them and their babies’ good health.
September 13, 2007 - Pray for the 2,100 people
that heard the Gospel through the Ouallam Sanitation
and Hygiene Project. Pray that they would remember the
health classes and put them in to practice. Pray that
they would remember the Bible stories and remember that
God loves them so much that he gave His only Son for
September 14, 2007 – ANSWER: Praise God
for the new believers in Kollo and other villages Kanesa
and Brandy are working in, like Gary, Zoë, Harry,
Adam, and Eve. Ask God to teach them how to stand on
their own while Brandy and Kanesa are in the States.
Ask God to show Brandy and Kanesa how to let them stand
on their own, trusting in God's faithfulness to His
September 15, 2007 - As the Bolls begin to
end up their Stateside Assignment pray for the future
work they will be doing in Niger. Pray for medical clearance
and for the farewells which get more difficult with
September 16, 2007 - Pray for the Zerma in
Kollo and in the surrounding villages that they will
desire to fellowship together and form churches. Pray
for a Church Planting Movement!
September 17, 2007 – This time of year
is sometimes a very difficult time for many of the farmers.
If there were enough rains for their crops – they
still have to wait for the harvest…last year’s
food supply is either finished or almost finished. Pray
for the Zerma as they endure the pangs of hunger –
and pray that they would come to know the God of love
and the God that supplies all our needs.
September 18, 2007 – Pray Philippians
1:9-11- as we work in three different communities in
Niamey. Pray our love as believers would grow more in
knowledge and depth of insight, so that we can discern
what is best.
September 19, 2007 - Pray for Harry, Adam,
and Mark—the Christian men that Shad has been
discipling—that they would become strong in their
faith, willing to share the Gospel with others and become
leaders. Pray for Shad as he is seeking to help them
become God-reliant and able to minister, study and meet
even when he is not there (which will happen in October
when he goes to Dakar to join Melissa).
September 20, 2007 - Pray for Caroline and
Caleb Cain as they begin a new school year in the U.S.
Caroline will be starting 8th grade, and Caleb will
be entering 3rd grade. Pray that they would make friends
and adjust quickly to the new schedules and classes.
September 21, 2007 -
Pray for the youth among the Zerma. The culture and
traditions of Islam exert a strong pull on their lives;
Ask God to give them the courage and desire to seek
Him and the true path to righteousness.
September 22, 2007 – ANSWER: Thank you
for praying for our annual regional meetings that were
held in Dakar, Senegal the last week of July –
we had a refreshing time, renewed vision and were able
to reconnect with colleagues from across West Africa.
September 23, 2007 - Pray for Phil and Kimberly
as they travel to San Francisco, CA to speak at the
Golden Gate Baptist Seminary missions conference September
23-28. Pray that during this next week God would call
forth laborers to His harvest from among the students.
Pray that the students would come away from this conference
with an increased awareness of God's heart for the nations.
September 24, 2007 - Pray for Melissa and Miriam
as they go to Dakar to await the arrival of their third
child. Pray for a smooth travel experience and for people
to hang out with in Dakar.
September 25, 2007 - Pray for Shad and Hezekiah,
who for the next two weeks will be by themselves in
Kollo. Pray for Shad to have wisdom and patience as
they have lots of father-son time.
September 26, 2007 - Please lift up Kanesa
and Brandy as they are at a debriefing conference. Ask
that their time there would be a sweet reunion as they
reunite with those that were sent out with two years
ago. Ask that it would be a time to share the amazing
things God has done and to hear of others experiences
September 27, 2007 – ANSWER: Rejoice
in the fact that God's Word never returns to Him empty
or void. Today His Word will be heard on the radio and
cassettes in Niger. His Word will be read. His Word
will be spoken. Pray that His Word will go forth in
abundance and with power among the Zerma.
September 28, 2007 – Pray that the Holy
Spirit would move among the Zerma people, convicting
them of their sin and need for repentance. Pray that
He would draw them to Himself and lead them to the truth.
Pray for the believers among the Zerma, that they would
be ready to give an answer to anyone who asks about
the hope that is within them.
September 29, 2007 – This will be our
last month of Kid’s Club as school will start
in October. Pray that God’s Word would sink deep
into the hearts of the children that attend each week.
Ask God to give them and their parents dreams of Him!
September 30, 2007 - Excitement is high for
the mobilization of collegiate students through a new
program called Hands-On-Africa. Ask God for the right
people to fill each request. Each team will have 4 people
and they will arrive on the field in January 2008. For
information about this program contact: email@example.com.
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