“Therefore I want you to know that God’s salvation has been sent to the Gentiles, and they will listen.” Acts 28:28-29

Saturday, 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.

Sunday, 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.

Monday, 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.

Tuesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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 love.

Thursday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Saturday, 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.

Sunday, 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.

Monday, 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.

Tuesday, 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.

Thursday, 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 their salvation.

Friday, 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 children.

Saturday, 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 each parting.

Sunday, 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!

Monday, 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.

Tuesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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).

Thursday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Saturday, 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.

Sunday, 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.

Monday, 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.

Tuesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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 as well.

Thursday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Saturday, 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!

Sunday, 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: gsharpe@gowestafrica.org.

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