1. Praise God for safety granted to the Beckendorf family during their partnership development in the U.S. this fall. Pray that God will bless those connections as they continue to serve in Botswana.
  2. Pray for the Language Programs Coordination Forum as they meet today. (The forum is a group of various Bible Translation organizations in Nigeria who meet together several times a year.)
  3. Pray for God’s gift of peace and strength for Michael Ersland as he continues cultural and language acquisition in Ghana.
  4. Pray for God’s grace upon Rev. David and Valerie Federwitz and their family as they serve in Ghana.
  5. Pray that God’s love would increase in Isaac Esala to give him knowledge and insight to know what is best (Phil 1:9) as he interacts with friends at school and home.
  6. Pray for Rev. Chuck Tessaro and Rev. Kierien Ayugha’s students in the Bible translation department at the Theological College of Northern Nigeria as they take their first semester exams. Pray for clear minds as individuals prepare to serve their language communities.
  7. Pray for peace during the Ghana presidential elections taking place today and that there will be a willingness to accept the results of the election.
  8. Praise God for the camaraderie and collaboration of the Nizaa Bible translation team in Cameroon. Pray that God will continue to bless them in their efforts.
  9. Praise God for the service of Rev. Larry and Mae Johnson.
  10. Pray for travel mercies, health, and God’s grace upon Rev. Linus Otronyi as he serves in Nigeria.
  11. Praise God for the completion of Ali Federwitz’s training with the Mobile Member Care Team (MMCT).
  12. Pray that God would grant safe travel to Rev. Carl and Kelsey Grulke and their family as they visit family in Iowa this Christmas season.
  13. Pray that the Khwedam Bible translation project in Botswana will be blessed with productivity and good dialogue.
  14. Praise God for how well Paul and Ali Federwitz and their family have settled into their new location in Accra, Ghana. Pray that they will continue to thrive there.
  15. Pray for God’s wisdom and discernment for individuals who are considering missionary service with Lutheran Bible Translators.
  16. Pray for the Komba of Ghana as they interact with the New Testament in their churches and with audio recordings on their cell phones. Pray that it would guide them as they confront everyday challenges so they can live abundantly through Christ.
  17. Praise God for the many loving hands that helped to serve Lutheran Bible Translators by volunteering their time or skills to assist the organization.
  18. Pray for blessings upon Martin and Joan Weber as they continue to travel around the U.S. to meet with financial and prayer partners.
  19. Pray for blessings upon Serena Derricks and her baby, who is to be born next month.
  20. Pray for blessings of wisdom and peace for Janet Borchard as she serves remotely from the U.S. in the Ipili Bible translation project.
  21. Pray that Josiah Wagner will grow in faith, strength, and joy as he celebrates his first birthday today.
  22. Pray for Rev. Chuck and Karen Tessaro as they faithfully serve in Bible translation projects in Nigeria.
  23. Pray that God would bless Dr. Jim and Susan Kaiser with His love and protection as they serve in Ethiopia.
  24. Thank God for Josh Wagner’s life and work in Sierra Leone with Scripture Use and that he may be used to proclaim the peace in Jesus.
  25. Give thanks to God as we remember our greatest gift of life eternal through Jesus Christ.
  26. Pray for blessings of grace, mercy, and peace for Rob and Eshinee Veith as they serve in Botswana.
  27. Pray that Rev. Mike and Kara Kuhn, their children, and Mackenzie Kure would be a blessing to the Nizaa people as they serve in Cameroon.
  28. Pray for Amy Formella as she continues to build partnerships around the United States before she begins her missionary service in Sierra Leone next year.
  29. Praise God for the gifts of Hannah Brown as she serves as a nanny for the Wagner boys in Sierra Leone. Pray that God would daily guide her steps.
  30. Pray for Becky Grossmann as she serves remotely from the U.S. as a Bible translation consultant for the Dan, Mann, and Gola projects in Liberia.
  31. Pray for safety in travel and guidance for Rob and Mical Hilbert and their children as they serve in the Shekgalagari Bible translation project in Botswana.