“This is what the Lord says: “Maintain justice and do what is right, for my salvation is close at hand and my righteousness will soon be revealed.” Isaiah 56:1

Saturday, March 1, 2008 – ANSWER: Thank you for praying for the Cains as they talk about the Zerma with churches in the Northwest. They have been greatly blessed to see many in these churches commit to pray for the Zerma and even consider going to Niger as a volunteer.

Sunday, March 2, 2008 – ANSWER: Thank you for praying for Ben in February as he traveled to the Ivory Coast for meetings. His travel went well and so did the strategy meetings where he presented the Zerma team’s strategies for ministry for 2009.

Monday, March 3, 2008 - Today the Zerma team meets for planning, fellowship, accountability & encouragement. Ask God to give us a unified spirit. Today is also Miriam Black’s birthday. Ask God to give Miriam good health and an obedient spirit.

Tuesday, March 4, 2008 - Ben Sustar’s birthday is today. Ask God to give him a clear vision for reaching the city of Niamey with the Gospel and to deepen relationships that he has with people of influence.

Wednesday, March 5, 2008 - We continue to rejoice that God has led First Baptist Church, Sandersville, GA to partner with us. Pray that God will call forth many from that church to join us on the field. Pray that He would give them much guidance and direction as they seek to minister to the Zerma effectively, and pray that He would prepare the hearts of the Zerma people to receive them in the coming months.

Thursday, March 6, 2008 - Please pray for Kanesa and Brandy to be wise in mentoring the Hands on Africa semester missionaries and ask that they will have time to rest, spend time in the Word, pray and that He would give them all good health.

Friday, March 7, 2008 - Pray for the Bolls to know how best to minister to the Zerma People as they are involved in the following ministries; health classes, Bible Classes, Kid’s clubs, latrines, peppers, gardens and how to use volunteers wisely.

Saturday, March 8, 2008 - Pray for Phil and Kimberly as they travel through Georgia March 8- 18, speaking at various churches. Also today is Mark Ledlow’s birthday. Ask God to give Mark many open doors to share the Gospel and wisdom as he goes about his daily task.

Sunday, March 9, 2008 - Daylight time begins – pray that we will all MAKE time to share Jesus with others, in USA & in Niger.

Monday, March 10, 2008 - Today there will be many Zerma in Niger who hear the gospel on an audio tape, from a friend, on the radio, maybe through a complete stranger. Pray that God’s Spirit would compel these men, women, and children to respond and that they would know without a doubt that what they are hearing is true.

Tuesday, March 11, 2008 – ANSWER: Praise God that baby Abraham is growing up strong and healthy!

Wednesday, March 12, 2008 - Lift up N who is a friend of Kanesa and Brandy's as she has recently gotten married and will leave K-town to go to her husband’s town as his second wife. Pray that God will put believers around her there and she would surrender everything and follow the Way, the Truth, and the Life.

Thursday, March 13, 2008 – School teacher Sina seems to be earnestly seeking Christ. Pray for clear understanding and that he accepts Jesus.

Friday, March 14, 2008 -Volunteers from Wildwood Baptist Church in Clinton, MS come today to work in & around the Ouallam area. Pray for successful ministries.

Saturday, March 15, 2008 - Pray for the Hands on Africa semester missionaries to have complete unity in Christ!

Sunday, March 16, 2008 - Today is Phil Cain’s birthday. Pray that God would consider Phil worthy of His calling and that he would be filled with the knowledge of God’s will in all wisdom and understanding.

Monday, March 17, 2008 - Pray for L, as she has recently received a dream that Jesus wants her to "preach" for Him and has surrendered her life to Him. She is hungry for the Word. Pray for her to be bold.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 - A good friend died in Ouallam. Pray for the Bolls as they continue to minister to the family in Jesus' name

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 - Pray for the four Hands on Africa semester missionaries to have a continued desire to learn and renewal of God's grace and power while learning Zerma.

Thursday, March 20, 2008 - Rama’s mother in Ouallam has been very ill. Please pray for healing. Rama is one of the only women Christians in the area.

Friday, March 21, 2008 - Prayer walking has been very effective. Even the new chief of Kaoura requested prayers for wisdom in leading his village.

Saturday, March 22, 2008 - We’ve often asked you to pray for our ability to speak the Zarma language and for understanding and insight into the Zerma culture. It’s an ongoing challenge so we ask that you continue to lift those needs up so that we might be effective communicators.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 - Pray for wisdom & guidance about an Easter Program in the Ouallam Church.

Monday, March 24, 2008 - Wildwood leaves Ouallam today. Pray that ministries begun will continue to show Christ and for many come to know Him.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 - Ask God to make a way in the hearts of the people of villages “S” and “M” as the Hands on Africa semester missionaries seek to share the truth and hope of Jesus.

Wednesday, March 26, 2008 - Pray for Sina & Rama as they plan their wedding in Ouallam. Pray they both remain involved in God’s Church.

Thursday, March 27, 2008 – Pray for Ami, a believer attending the Goudel church as she reaches out to women in her neighborhood. Ask God to give her divine appointments with those who are ready to receive the Gospel.

Friday, March 28, 2008 – Pray for Amad and Hassi as they work to support their family. Pray for Hassi’s health as she is pregnant and ask God to give Amad spiritual wisdom, discernment and insight as he leads the Goudel church.

Saturday, March 29, 2008 – Pray for the believers in Kollo to continue to grow strong and be unified.

Sunday, March 30, 2008 – ANSWER: Praise God for a team of four volunteers that came in February from First Baptist Church, Sandersville, GA. Two of them went to the Ouallam area to minister to several villages and the youth pastor and his wife went to K-town. Both teams were a tremendous blessing to the Zerma People.

Monday, March 31, 2008 – Ask God to continue to give the Hands on Africa semester missionaries a smooth transition into their villages, lots of favor, and opportunities to share.

Petitioning the throne with you!
The Zerma Team


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