“We have not received the spirit of the world but the Spirit who is from God, that we may understand what God has freely given us.” I Cor. 2:12

Tuesday, April 1, 2008 – ANSWER: Thank you for praying for Abdoulah’s daughter-in-law in February. She and the baby are doing great and they are both out of the hospital and back home with family.

Wednesday, April 2, 2008 - Thank you for praying for Phil's mom, Judy. She is in the hospital in rehab as she continues to recover from congestive heart failure. Praise God for the wonderful care she has been given and for her continuous improvement as she recovers.

Thursday, April 3, 2008 - In January you prayed for Sani with an enlarged head. His father was able to find help. Sani is now better with medication. Please continue to pray for Sani and the evidently difficult to locate medication.

Friday, April 4, 2008 - Binga has a hand-size scar on his leg below the knee from years of not healing. Teresa helped get it healed and he has been a very vocal supporter of Teresa's health ministry. Pray for Binga to accept Christ in his life, the real physician.

Saturday, April 5, 2008 - Please lift up “A”, who is “H” in K-town. He is a Zerma man that is living in Ivory Coast and really seeking out the truth. Pray that his heart will be opened and he will follow Christ!

Sunday, April 6, 2008 - Pray for Phil April 6-14 as he travels to Oregon and Washington to share about the Zerma People at missions conferences.

Monday, April 7, 2008 – Please pray for “L” as she continues to grow in her faith. She is reading in various places in God’s Word and has already read through John and is reading it again.

Tuesday, April 8, 2008 – ANSWER: Praise God for the new work he is doing in Abraham, who has taken several years off from following the LORD.

Wednesday, April 9, 2008 – Ask God to give Nigerien men and women a vision for becoming entrepreneurs.

Thursday, April 10, 2008 – Ask God to give Kanesa and Brandy strength and health through HOT season!

Friday, April 11, 2008 - Moussa and the 'Niger Peppers' have hit another problem in production. It seems saved seed is providing poor to no germination for nursery size plants to set out. An expensive difficult supply from another country is not a good long term solution. Ask God to place His hand on this project and blessing it with plants that grow and produce an abundant harvest.

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8 - Pray for Kimberly as she will be sharing with some women's groups at area churches and using the Flavors of West Africa prayer guide.

Sunday, April 13, 2008 - Pray for Sally, a Zerma woman who is a believer. Pray that she will see how God can provide for her needs, spiritually and physically, during a time that is difficult for her.

Monday, April 14, 2008 – Pray for many who are hungry already. Prices are already raised and many people are without food. Ask God to give the Zerma team wisdom in handling the neediness.

Tuesday, April 15, 2008 - Albasa continues to be sick off and on. He evidently needs help only found in the capitol, Niamey which is far and difficult for them to go to. He continues to be a leader at 'church' despite his young age. Ask God to heal him physically and continue to mature him in the faith.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008 – Pray for the churches in Niger to see it as their role to invest in and multiply leaders from among their congregations.

Thursday, April 17, 2008 – ANSWER: Praise God for sending Brittany and Kelsi to village “S” to disciple our dad and be bright lights. Pray that they will continually put on the full armor of God as they face spiritual warfare.

Friday, April 18, 2008 - Pray that God will call out volunteers from those who will hear Phil and Kimberly share about the work among the Zerma people. Pray that some will be called out to be prayer warriors for the Zerma people and the Zerma team.

Saturday, April 19, 2008 – Pray for “Has.” the wife of a pastor in Niamey. Her baby is due this month. Ask God to give her a smooth delivery and to keep her and her new baby healthy.

Sunday, April 20, 2008 – Pray for believers in Niger to make choices to use their skills to serve the country of Niger in every vocational field.

Monday, April 21, 2008 – Pray for Ami, a believer in Niamey. She has incredible influence with so many people. Ask God to help remember the Bible stories she and Cindy have studied and for Him to give her a passion to share the love and hope of Christ with those He brings into her life.

Tuesday, April 22, 2008 – Ask God to lead us to a qualified person who has a passionate vision to lead the operation of a professional vocational training school in Niamey.

Wednesday, April 23, 2008 - Zongo, a faithful Ouallam believer is slowly loosing her sight. Pray she can keep enough sight to remain independent at her home.

Thursday, April 24, 2008 – Pray for “R” the Blacks former house helper in Niamey. She developed high blood pressure during her recent pregnancy. At 7 months the doctors had to take the baby by c-section to save “R”s life. The baby did not live and “R” has been in the hospital for a few weeks now. Ask God to comfort her as she deals with the loss of her baby and to continue to heal her.

Friday, April 25, 2008 – Pray for Shad as he Harry, Adam and Manny continue to study God’s Word together. Pray also for Melissa and the women at the church as they study God’s Word once a week.

Saturday, April 26, 2008 - Please be in prayer as we work on details and logistics of a small tree project that will involve fruit trees and trees grown for the wood. It has the potential of providing much food and income. One Mango tree has been known to provide over the annual average income.

Sunday, April 27, 2008 – ANSWER: We praise God for Emily and Lindsey who are living out Jesus to the people of village “M”. Pray that God would give them favor and open the hearts of the people there.

Monday, April 28, 2008 - Sena asked about Baptism in March. Pray for understanding as he will continue his seeking for new believer’s baptism.

Tuesday, April 29, 2008 – Pray that by the end of this month Shad Black will have his first well dug and the pumped installed in the village of Se.

Wednesday, April 30, 2008 - Pray for doors in village “L” to reopen if it is the LORD'S will.

Petitioning the throne with you!
The Zerma Team


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