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Praise and Prayer ~ April 22-29

Nigeria

Continue to pray for security in the country, they are experiencing relative peace in Jos!

Tomorrow Comfort should be in Jos for the annual conference, she is currently traveling; pray for journey mercies for her. 

Pray for open doors, more and more people are knowing what we do! An ECWA brigade in Jos is having a camp, and they want Peter to go and share with them what we do and how they can get involved. Let’s pray that will result in a meaningful partnership!

Our team was supposed to hold a training in Wukari territory next week, but the local overseer, (the organizer of the training) called on Saturday to tell them that there have been crises around the town. Pray God will bring peace in that area, especially in Taraba state, they are still having pockets of crisis here and there. 

Nuhu Dauda came back today from an operation on his eyes in Lagos, the operation was successful. Thank God for healing for him! 

Peter’s daughter Greta is still waiting for word on her entrance to university—prayer that she gets in soon! 

Thank God for the success of the surgery for Sam’s baby Josiah! However, the wound from the surgery developed a problem, an infection. The doctor has them going to the hospital daily for dressing until the wound is permanently healed.

Tomorrow the Nigeria group starts a training in Emmaus which promises to be a full training—pray for the Nigeria team! 

Cameroon

Continue to pray for peace for Cameroon!

Ethiopia

Eskendir is still working with Rich on getting the training for the university students organized, pray for wisdom and grace! 

The country is still ok, peace-wise, everything is ok in Addis, but we haven’t heard anything from the surrounding areas, pray for protection!

Some positive things going on between Eritrea and Ethiopia, politically, pray for peace!

Pray for provision for Eskendir’s finances and provision for his family!

Eskendir’s church needs a new location, they had been renting space and now the space is going to be sold!

We’re working  on details to go there in early June and sign an MOU to work with their denomination, pray that this all goes smoothly!

USA

The upcoming fundraiser! We’re slowly getting in RSVP numbers, but have a lot of calls to do as far as confirming people coming, and plans and preparation. 

Pray for upcoming ITEC trip to Nigeria, for ITEC’s own preparation, and David and possibly Julio going as well! Julio may also want to go to the fall conferences.

Continue to pray for David as he continues to trust God for his finances, pray that God will provide more monthly donors. 

Prayer for David and Denise’s son Ben, as he is having a hard time with the fact that he may have to go to a different school better equipped to deal with his learning needs. 

Praise that Dara’s family is well after months of illness! 

Praise that Stacey’s ear has been suddenly healed the day after our prayer call! 

DaraPraise and Prayer ~ April 22-29