By: Elena Huegel Feb 05, 2013
Pray for Chile on Sunday, Feb 10, 2013
Lectionary Selection: Luke 9:28- 36
God, at times it seems that humanity is destroying your creation on earth. We see polluted streams, gargantuan mounds of garbage, and barren lands. Sometimes we feel frozen in fear that we could never do enough to make a difference, even collectively.
The wounds are so large and our band-aids so small. Yet we...Read more...
By: Susan Valiquette Jan 28, 2013
Lectionary Selection: Luke 4: 21 -30
Prayers for South Africa:
Gracious God, teach us again through your servants that your Realm exists wherever and whenever and through whomever strives to make it exist! Teach us not to hear the scoffers who seek to lift themselves up by tearing others down. Where there is pessimism, sow hope. Where there is cynicism, sow inspiration. May we be like Jesus, preaching the Truth...Read more...
By: James deBoer Jan 14, 2013
Lectionary Selection: John 2:1 -11
Pastor Ana Ferrigno de Sargenti presides at the Easter communion.
Prayers for Argentina and Paraguay:
O God of abundant grace, who causes dry springs to swell up, and who opens our hearts to wonder and joy, this week we give thanks for the deep faith of the...Read more...
By: Thomas Morse Jan 07, 2013
Lectionary Selection: Luke 3:15 – 21, 22
Prayer for China
Gracious God, we give our thanks for the wonderful work you did through Bishop K.H. Ting. His life touched many people in China through his work to establish the Amity Foundation's Bible printing press and bringing countless believers to Chinese churches. We thank you for the continued success of the Amity Printing Press which celebrated printing its 100 millionth Bible. We also...Read more...
By: Monica Liddle Jan 02, 2013
Lectionary Selection: Matt. 2:1-12
Prayers for East Timor:
Creator, Sustainer and Redeemer of humanity and all that is: Praise your Holy Name! What a wondrous journey life is when we have partners around the world and a sense of connection with them that runs deep. Thank you for that. Let us never take for granted the ways you bless, prod and reach out to us through these partnerships. Thank...Read more...
By: Mark Behle Feb 10, 2008
Then He who sat on the throne said, "Behold, I make all things new." (Revelation 21:5)
It is early in a new year and I've been thinking about God, the one who sat on that throne in Revelation and said, "Behold, I make all things new." There seem to be many new things going on around me and I think how much more interesting it is realizing that with God in your life, new things are exciting and filled with...Read more...
By: Global Ministries Sep 04, 2007
Mark Behle - Lesotho
He spreads the snow like wool... (Psalm 147:16)
...the mountains and hills will burst into song before you, and all the trees of the field will clap their hands. (Isaiah 55:12)
One of the things I love about Lesotho is how well the country is blessed with natural beauty. I enjoy walking whenever I have the chance and seeing the hand of God in the landscape. God speaks to me through the wonder of creation and...Read more...
By: Xuyen Dangers Jan 03, 2007