1. Pray for the preparation, attendance, and discussions at the Scripture listening training in Ogoja (for the Yala, Bokyi, Ekajuk, Kukele, Bette, Bekwarra and Ejagham languages in Nigeria) this month.
  2. Pray for Eshinee Veith and all of the translators in attendance at the Word for the World training in Zambia. May God bless them with His wisdom and understanding.
  3. Pray for Tim Bain and Emily Wilson as they participate in the Beautiful Feet mission conference at Concordia University Portland. Pray that God would bless their conversations with potential recruits.
  4. Pray for smooth transitions for the Hilbert family as they move to a new home in Botswana.
  5. Thank God for Hannah Brown’s ministry in Sierra Leone in caring for the Wagner boys while Josh and Ruthie work with Themne translation and Scripture Use.
  6. Pray for LBT International Associate Rev. Linus Otronyi, who has planned a training program for using the audio scriptures in various languages of Ogoja in Nigeria this month.
  7. Pray that the Knott’s Berry Farm dinner will successfully connect Lutherans in southern California, where LBT had its beginnings, with the important work LBT continues to do to make God’s Word available to people in their heart language.
  8. Pray for God’s wisdom and peace in the United States on this election day.
  9. Thank God for LBT International Associate Rev. Kierien Ekpang Ayugha, who is completing his first semester of teaching in the Bible Translation Department at the Theological College of Northern Nigeria.
  10. Please pray for the transition of Rev. Christopher and Christina LaBoube, who have accepted a call to a parish in Iowa.
  11. Pray that the Lord would give Michael Ersland a humble heart as he lives and learns among the Komba people in Ghana.
  12. Pray for associate missionaries Jon and Carol Shaneyfelt as they connect with new prayer and financial partners.
  13. Pray for blessings upon Rev. David and Valerie Federwitz and their family as they serve in Ghana.
  14. Pray for Amy Formella as she continues visiting with churches and individuals to develop her team of prayer and financial supporters.
  15. Pray for travel mercies for Rev. Tim Beckendorf as he returns to work in the Khwedam Bible translation project in Botswana after visiting supporters in the United States.
  16. Pray for blessings of wisdom and peace for new missionaries Rev. Carl and Kelsey Grulke and Elliot and Serena Derricks as they continue their studies at the Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics.
  17. Pray for wisdom for Pastor Mandita Kunuma in Papua New Guinea as he works on the final polishing of Genesis in the Ipili language.
  18. Pray for blessings upon Rev. Chuck and Karen Tessaro as they serve in Bible translation projects in Nigeria.
  19. Pray that the international offices staff will serve God faithfully in their roles at LBT.
  20. Pray for Martin and Joan Weber as they connect with prayer partners and financial supporters in the United States.
  21. Pray for blessings of wisdom and guidance for Rev. Mike and Kara Kuhn as they serve in the Nizaa Bible translation project in Cameroon.
  22. Pray that God would bless Rob Hilbert as he celebrates his birthday. Continue to keep Rob and Mical in prayer as they serve in the Shekgalagari Bible translation project in Botswana.
  23. Praise God for faithful volunteers and donors who support the mission of Bible translation.
  24. “Give thanks to the Lord for He is good. His love endures forever” (Psalm 136:1).
  25. Pray for the facilitation team of the “Sharpening Your Interpersonal Skills” workshop in Conakry, Guinea, with the Mobile Member Care Team.
  26. Pray for the Lutheran Church of Nigeria as they hold their annual council meeting.
  27. Pray for Elliot and Serena Derricks as they await the birth of their second daughter in January. Pray that God would grant both Serena and her baby good health.
  28. Pray for blessings upon the Khwedam Bible translation project in Botswana, especially for the new translator, Moronga Thapelo.
  29. Pray for blessings upon Sarah Esala as she serves the Lord with gladness.
  30. Pray for Becky Grossmann as she meets with national partners in Liberia over the next couple of weeks.