Prayer Link 聯手禱告 5-9-2019
(Updated May 9 2019)
1. Church Planting Initiative
a. Praise God for the church planters who serve faithfully and tirelessly in the more than 70 churches, Bible Study mission points, and fellowship groups each week.
b. Pray for the people they have reached and continue to reach for the Kingdom through preaching, teaching and caring for those in their communities.
c. Praise God for our good working relationship with NAMB as we collaborate together through planting Chinese Baptist churches.
d. Pray for the Church Planters Retreat held in conjunction with the Pioneer Camp in Glen Cove, Texas, May 24-27. Pray for a great time of learning, sharing and fellowshipping with one another.
e. Pray to the Lord of the Harvest to send forth workers into His harvest field. We have a great need for church planters.
Click here for reports and sharing from our Church Planters and here for the February 2019 and the April 2019 editions of NEWSLINK featuring our new church plants that had their inaugural worships in January this year.
3. Care of Ministers Ministry
a. Praise God for Mrs. Sarah Chiu and Mrs. Kate Leong as they reach out to the wives of ministers to provide affirmation, encouragement and support to this group of faithful partners in ministry. For a report of their ministry as featured in the October 2018 edition of the NEWSLINK, please Click here.
b. Pray for plans underway for an overnight retreat to be held in the San Francisco Bay Area for wives of ministers later in the year.
c. Praise God for the ministry to pastors and their wives for their emotional well-being.
4. English/NextGen Ministry
a. Praise God for the additional focus of the English/NextGen Ministry in CBF.
b. Pray for Pastor William Eng, Pastor Francis Chung, and Pastor Conrad Au who are leading this ministry.
c. Pray for the team as they seek to reach out to churches and pastors in developing their English ministry.
5. The Health of Churches
a. Pray for good working relationships between ministers and their leaders as they serve together in ministry.
b. Pray for the discipling and equipping emphasis of each church that will help believers to become more Christ-like as they grow in their love for God and people.
c. Pray for an effective pulpit ministry that is God focused, Bible centered and relevant for life.
d. Pray for Pastors who serve faithfully each week as they fulfill the calling God has for them in ministry. May God bless them to have strength from on high to serve His church.
e. Pray for leaders in the churches as they seek wisdom and understanding to discern the times and to make changes in their ministry focus and structure in order to be more effective in BE-ING what God wants them to BE in reaching their communities for Christ.
f. Pray for churches that are in need of ministers. Pray that in the search process that they will use that as an opportunity for spiritual growth as they assess their ministry needs, discern who they are looking for, seek the Lord for His provision and keep their eyes open to see who the Lord might lead them to.
6. Executive Director Pastor Amos
a. Pray for his ministry among the churches.
b. Pray for his participation at the Pioneer Camp in Glen Cove, Texas later this month; the Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting in June; and ministry in Pago Pago, American Samoa in July.
c. Pray for his health.
b. 為他們每天傳講福音, 教導信徒，接觸人群及関心社區禱告。
c. 為美加華浸與美南NAMB在植堂事工友好的合作讚美神。 我們在多方面彼此配搭，栽植更多華人浸信教會。
d. 為在五月廿四至廿七日在德州Glen Cove舉行的「植堂退修會」祈禱。為植堂傳道人在學習，分享及團契代禱。
a. 為招世超師母和梁德舜師母感謝神。 他們带領這事工的一部分, 接觸同工的師母, 向這一群忠心事奉的伙伴提供肯定鼓勵和支持。 請點擊閱讀「美加簡訊」去年十月份刊登「師母關懷事工」報告。
c. 請為關懷事工小組, 今年計劃關心牧者及師母心理健康代禱。
f. 為需要傳道人的教會禱告。 為他們正在尋求過程中, 了解到教會的需要, 認定誰是適合的人選, 等候主的帶願及供應, 藉着這時刻帶來教會會眾一個成長的靈程。
b. 為他在本月在德州Glen Cove 參與Pioneer Camp；六月參加美南浸信會聯會年會；及七月在American Samoa 的Pago Pago之考察及事奉代禱。