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Praise ‘n’ Prayer

PRAISE as they are expecting their 3rd child this summer!
PRAISE God for his provision and care for their family and the faithful and generous support of friends and family.
PRAISE for opportunities to minister through Awana, attending and learning from the CCI conference, and that a house in town was available to live in for the winter.
PRAY for the upcoming staff retreat at camp. That God will provide a weekend of growth and discipleship with the staff.
PRAY for the Awana programs that the kids will understand and receive the gospel and for a potential opportunity to begin another Awana program. For openness in the community and wisdom in building connections and planning.
PRAY for upcoming camp season, both for the campers and staff who God will impact through this year.
(Posted March 13, 2017)
PRAY as the community (Secwepemc territory) has had over 30 deaths in the last 2 months. Pretty well every family has been affected by a loss of some sort.
PRAY as through this many are searching.
PRAY for safe travels to the states for a much needed family reunion, then up to SK for a NAIM staff conference.
PRAY for the church groups they plan to bring in to serve on reserve while they are away in August.
(Posted March 13, 2017)
For the NBC Access Team as they visit youth groups with wide games and share what God is doing in their lives.
For FaceDown, NBC’s music team as they visit churches and youth groups throughout the school year and following graduation.
For the three60five committee as they prepare for the youth retreat in March. For unity and good leadership.
For the NBC Alumni Executive as they meet throughout the year and seek to help alumni engage with what God is doing at the College.
For Living Proof, NBC’s drama team as they prepare their drama, “Make the Call” and go on the road during the school year and following graduation.
For 4th Year Internship Students—Emily Teichrib & Landon Schubert as they serve and grow in their ministries and attend modules.
For the NBC Admissions Team: Jason Elford, Tim Lenko and Myra Schmidt as they connect with prospective students and book tour team events.
For continued wisdom and direction for the Board of Directors as they bring leadership to NBC and search for the next president of the College.
For the Roofing and Campus Housing Project, that the $300,000 goal for April 23, 2017 will be met in time to begin construction and repair this spring.
For the churches in the Nipawin area that NBC students serve—whether with Sunday school, youth group or kids club—that both the students and congregants would grow and learn through these initiatives.
(Posted March 1, 2017)
For Cindy Wiebe (‘94) as she continues her chemotherapy treatments for cancer.
For Laura Drake (‘07) as she and a co-worker run two kids clubs and a youth group in Napanee, ON. For the families of the children and for wisdom for the year of ministry ahead.
For Cornie & Barb Harder (‘98) as Barb continues to heal following her knee replacement surgery.
For Jeff & Shannon (Kutluk, ‘09) Fiddler that they would walk closer to God.
For Michael & Sharlene McDonald (‘95) as he serves as a pastor to a new church plant in La Paz, Mexico while starting a missions training center.
For Josiah & Anne Jisca (Gaucher) Meyer (‘03) for boldness, opportunity and wisdom for the challenges in their diverse ministry to university students in Quebec.
For Guillermo & Mary Ann Reddekopp (‘86) while they are home on furlough reconnecting with churches/friends and wait for God’s direction as to their service next year.
For Kevin & Melissa Derksen (‘04) as Kevin regularly shares at Cafe Logos and for the discipleship course they attend each Sunday evening.
For Irv & Mari Penner (‘93) that following furlough those who have supported them in the past will continue and that new supporters will rise up.
For Emmanuel Baptist Church in Nipawin as they search for a new pastor. For Lindsay Anderson (NBC Academic Dean) as he leads the Search Committee.
For Jason & Anita (Brundage) Boucher (‘95) as they promote NCEM. As Jason refs hockey in Big River and Anita leads a Bible study.
For Hope Vion (‘12) as she leads the UpsideDown Productions team, trusting God to direct their path, bringing them to audiences that need to hear the message.
For Ronald & Susan (Matthews) Robinson (‘08) for health as they have both battled sickness and for direction for all of them in ministry with YWAM in Vanuatu.
For Don & Melody Pouteaux (‘15) as they work in and around Caronport, SK and Anita keeps busy with many school and extracurricular activities.
For Brenden & Helena Peters (‘10) as they pastor with Village Missions in Boyle, AB. For the safety of baby #3 due soon.
For Caylea Selke (‘11) as she adjusts to the side effects of self-injection cancer treatments. For wisdom and energy as she considers working part-time.
For Quintin & Beth Giesbrecht (‘92) as they recover from a serious car accident. Pray for the Bools family that lost their son in the same accident and just recently lost everything in a house fire.
For Joel & Dani Houston (faculty) as they welcomed James Wilder to their family on January 17, 2017.
For Peter & Diane Salmond (‘76) serving in Rwanda with Ashes to Worship as they look to raise the ministry’s monthly support and build a new sewing school.
For Len Bachiu (Pastor, Cornerstone Church, Saskatoon) as he prepares to speak at this year’s ENCORE Senior’s Retreat (June 5-9, 2017).
For Richard & Joanna Zazula (‘98) as their daughter Hannah passed away just before Christmas 2016. Pray for peace and comfort for them and their children.
For Manfred & Stella Neff (‘99) as Manfred was diagnosed with inoperable liver cancer. Pray for healing, good reaction to treatment and peace for the family.
For Bill & Janice Dyck (‘79) as they raise support to serve full time working with leadership formation with pastors and lay leaders in Bolivia with Canadian Baptist Ministries.
For Tiffany Barkman (‘01) as she works in translation in Southeast Asia.
For Adam & Susanna (Ginther) Yadlowsky (staff) and family as they care for foster children in their home. For love, wisdom and patience.
(Posted March 1, 2017)
PRAY as they serve with YWAM in Vanuatu, in a village 20 minutes from the capital, Port Vila.
PRAY as Ronald continues helping with building projects
PRAY Susan as she assists in facilitating the only school in the Teouma Valley (about 100 kids). For the connections made with families through the school.
PRAY as the Kindergarten program is on hold until God provides more teachers for K and year 1 and eventually the entire primary school.
PRAY as the team went through a time of debrief at year end. Discussing strengths and weaknesses.
PRAISE that God is making breakthroughs and unity is growing by the week with the team. Good to see leadership and ministry skills develop in each of them.
PRAY that God will lead more people there to serve the beautiful nation on Vanuatu.
(Posted March 1, 2017)
PRAISE for God’s provision—materially, emotionally and spiritually. Boyle, AB is definitely becoming home to them.
PRAY for Brenden as he works on building a functioning leadership team, visits church families and community members, becoming actively involved with the Ministerial and helping with join services and events.
PRAY for Helena as she makes connections with community ladies and for the safe arrival of baby, coming soon.
PRAY for the Love & Respect Marriage study they will be doing at the church this spring—good attendance and personal growth.
PRAY for continued health for Brenden during the winter months.
(Posted January 18, 2017)
PRAY – for Lois and Allan as they deal with terminal health struggles – Lois with stomach cancer and Allan with ALS.  They face an uncertain future.  Lois was diagnosed last spring (2016).  Pray for their 4 children (late teens to 20’s) who are dealing with the reality of their parent’s mortality.  Their youngest is at University in Toronto and not doing well dealing with this from a distance.
PRAY – for Lois’ mom, now in her 80’s that she would give her heart to Christ.
PRAY -for Lois’ brother in Grande Prairie, AB as he also has terminal cancer, and is not currently living for the Lord.
(Posted January 18, 2017)
PRAISE for all the ways that God was faithful to Don & Melody and family throughout the ups and downs of this past year. A year at NBC, graduations, 2 weddings, an engagement and new relationship, the passing of Don’s mom in November and new jobs.
PRAY for Melody as she works at the Pilgrim Inn in Caronport, SK, Don farms and does projects on other people’s farms and Anita as she keeps busy on campus with sports, band, choir, acting and friends.
(Posted January 18, 2017)
PRAY for wisdom and discernment in leading and serving for the team and I.
PRAY for the congregation as we transition leaders- That God would keep them focused on Him, not on His servants.
PRAY for the McDonald family as we work through the transition as well- That God would be honored by our service at home, in church and at the training center.
PRAY for finances for the church—That God would provide the finances, the wisdom and discernment needed to be a God honoring impact in this city.
(Posted January 18, 2017)
PRAISE for safety as they have traveled throughout Canada and the US since September.
PRAISE when God has taken the ministry out of their hands and into his own. Working details of their presentations to fit perfectly what the churches or youth groups have been working through.
PRAISE that God knows where you are, he hasn’t forgotten you and He will continue to lead even when things seem vague.
(Posted January 18, 2017)
PRAY – as NCEM has asked them to do more PR for the whole mission.
PRAY for Jason as he refs hockey in Big River and Anita as she leads a ladies Bible study
PRAISE that Big River Bible Camp’s new building is almost all complete and paid for.
PRAISE as Timothy & Laura Block have joined them as full time staff at the camp.
(Posted January 18, 2017)
PRAISE for all the support of prayer and financial support during all the ups and downs of ministry in Mexico.
PRAY for their financial support. That those who have been supporting them will continue to do so and there would be new supporters that God would lead to give.
PRAY as they are currently on furlough.
(Posted January 18, 2017)
PRAY for Kevin as he regularly shares at Cafe Logos.
PRAY for health for their family during the busy Christmas season.
PRAY for Melissa for the days that Kevin is on the road.
PRAY for their time at the discipleship course they are attending Sunday evenings.
PRAY for continued financial support.
(Posted January 18, 2017)
PRAY as they are on home assignment and continue with SIM, reconnecting with churches and friends, sharing their story in several different settings.
PRAY as they wait to God’s direction as to where they will be serving next year.
PRAISE that the kids are doing well attending school in Airdrie, AB where God gave them a home.
PRAY for Guillermo and his family as his mother passed away December 22, 2016.
PRAISE that Guillermo and some family members were able to be there in Ontario in time to spend time with her before she went to be with the Lord.
(Posted January 18, 2017)
PRAISE that one of Josiah’s online Apologetics course students was able to lead his agnostic father to the Lord.
PRAISE that through meals and weekly Bible studies, they are contributing to the vitality of the campus Christian community, while also reaching out.
PRAISE that the Alpha type Bible study has started up after the meal.
PRAY for their participation in a local church plant.
PRAY for wisdom as time-management is a continual challenge in our diverse ministry.
PRAY for boldness and opportunities as they seek to share the love and salvation of Christ in Quebec.
(Posted January 18, 2017)
PRAISE that they were able to exceed their 50% support level by the end of October. They are now full-time CBM global field staff.
PRAY as they will need to get 80% of their support raised before they go to the field.
PRAY as BIll experienced a mild heart attack in October and had two stints put in. In December he will face cardiac rehabilitation and cardiologist appointments.
PRAY as Bill’s father passed away unexpectedly on November 13.
PRAISE that they have 17 sponsoring churches and are in communication with at least 6 more.
PRAY as they trust God with all the logistics, health concerns and finances.
(Posted December 20, 2016)
PRAISE the Lord for the opportunity to work with pastors and lay folk to pray for and intercede for the GTA.
PRAY as Debbie and Abe have been helping facilitate a lay-level missions course.
PRAY for Abe as he interacts with presidents of their field partners in Southern Peru who are translating the Old Testament and distributing and promoting the scriptures in their language.
PRAISE/PRAY as they are able to interact more with their kids and grand kids now that they are all on the same continent.
PRAY as they are reminded that there is a battle going on—a war for the hearts of all people. We need to live as children of light as the enemy is astute and it is easy to become complacent.
(Posted December 20, 2016)


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