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Prayer Requests

Spring

Come, let us sing for joy to the LORD; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation.  Let us come before Him with thanksgiving and extol Him with music and song." (Psalm 95: 1-2. NIV)

  • As a result of Typhoon Phanfone in Capiz Province of the Philippines, thousands of families were left without homes and livelihoods. Pray for God's protection on the Filipino people who endured deaths and missing loved ones and who are grieving their losses.                                                       

  • Be grateful with CBM global field staff, Michael and Melanie Waddell, who live in Roxas City, Philippines, that their family was unharmed during Typhoon Phanfone.  Pray for them as they  minister to the devastated victims and give guidance in rebuilding their lives.                                                                         

  • Pray for all the details to come together for the March launch of the BUGANA ("Abundant") LIvelihood Centre, an initiative of Kabuganaan Philippines Ministries and CBM in Roxas City, Capiz Province, Philippines.  BUGANA houses a retail store, a workshop for the vulnerable, and a business training centre.                                                                 

  • Conrad and Fiona Kwok CBM Chinese Ministries team leaders based in Thailand, ask for prayer for the smooth renewal of their Thai visas, wisdom for team leadership, and safe travelling in dangerous mountainous  areas.  Pray for focus for the students of Bethel Bible Institute.                                                 

  • Pray for the countries in this area of the world what the coronavirus is affecting 1,000's.  Pray a cure is found quickly.

Asia

Europe

  • Please join us in praying for CBM Field Staff Yuanchuan Ye and Ming Gao who are based in Germany. They serve among Chinese students attending German universities. Many of these students have never heard the gospel before. They also face various challenges living away from home and need practical support and encouragement. Please pray

 

  • CBM field staff covet our prayers for their families as they seek to share the gospel with the students.

  • Please join us in praying for CBM Field Staff Ruth Munyao, who is based in Kenya. In her role, Ruth manages CBM’s food security program in Africa and ensures that best practices are modeled. Please pray that God would give Ruth wisdom and grace as she supports food security staff and seeks to implement sustainable farming practices.                                                           

  • Rwanda has five Regional Bible Schools and one seminary, REIT, in KIgali, all purposing to equip pastors.  Give thanks for an pray for a blessing on the student pastors who sacrifice money and time in order to study the Bible.                                    

  • Ask God to help the Faith Evangelical Baptist Churches of South Sudan, together with CBM, to attain their goal to provide clean and safe drinking water by creating boreholes.  These improve hygiene and sanitation, as well as make other opportunities available for the girls and women, who are normally water-carriers.

Africa

Central & South

America

  • Pray for Bruno and Kathleen Soucy CBM's team leaders for Latin America have been serving with CBM for 14 years. Pray they will not grow weary in doing good; pray that they and their families experience God's peace.
     

  • Pray with CBM program officer that she will be an instrument of God.  May God help her to be respectful of different cultures and to have grace to work with ministry partners. Remember all CBM staff and their families; travel for work brings extra pressures for those remaining at home.
     

  • Pray for the new leaders coming out of the seminary in Bolivia, that they will be faithful disciples as they serve God's kingdom.  

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  • CBM is partnering with an organization to improve the health and sanitation of communities. Pray for staff and community volunteers as they provide education and install safe latrines to reduce waterborne diseases.

  • Be thankful for the freedoms and riches we enjoy in Canada, and especially for your salvation. Pray for all who provide for your physical and spiritual nourishment and give thanks for the Canadian Baptists of Atlantic Canada, your local pastors, for faithful Atlantic Baptist women in ministry, and the executive of ABW.     
     

  • Join Cheryl Bear, CMB's strategic associate serving as Indigenous relations specialist, in praying for justice and clean water for Canada's First Nations communities who say 'water is life'

Canada

Atlantic Canada

  • Pray for the ADC President that she will be blessed with wisdom and discernment as she leads.
     

  • Intercede for Rev. Sylvia Hagerman as she carries out the role of Interim Executive Director of Atlantic Baptist Woman, and the ABW executive committee as they seek God's choice for a permanent Executive Director.
     

  • Joann Sweet, ABW's Home Missions Coordinator asks for prayer to discernment as she interviews young people to be part of Daily Vacation Bible School teams this summer and organizes a schedule for host churches.                                                                  

  • Lift up those considering attending Camp interMISSION for girls and interMISSION for women on May 20-31 at Crandall University, Moncton.  
     

  • Leaders ask for prayers for wisdom. They long for effective ways to share Jesus with the community and for continued relationship-building with the Aboriginal community and with those in prison and long-term care facilities.
     

  • Pray for grace and peace to be with Atlantic Baptist Women’s president. 
     

  • Pray for comfort, strength, vulnerability, and trust for girls, as well as young en and women sharing their stories of shame and struggle with Joanna Doak, the Youth and Outreach Coordinator for ABW.  Pray that she will continue to be a safe place for them and a source of godly counsel.

 

 

  • Pray for the Baptist World Alliance Women's Interim Executive Director, president and those planning the 2020 conference.  
     

  • Pray for discernment and safety for CBM senior associate for theological integration, as he travels the globe on speaking engagements. Ask for an openness to and understanding of the gospel for all his listeners.
     

  • CBM field staff ask for prayer for an online ministry program. Remember to pray for CBM staff completing doctoral dissertations while mentoring leaders.

Global

Thank you for Praying

 

These prayer requests come from many sources including: CBM Website, CBM World at Your Door, CBM Prayerline, CBAC prayer requests, CBM Global Field Staff blogs and newsletters, mosaic magazine, Home Mission Ministries, emails, ABW personnel and the Baptist Women’s World Day of Prayer guide