Are you prayer warrior and want to know how you can pray for NBC, our current students or your fellow alumni? We value your prayers.  Here is a list of requests and praise items that have been shared recently.  These are updated every 3 months or as new updates are received. 

Do you need prayer or have an item of praise that you want others to share in?  Please email your praise and prayer requests to jason@nipawin.org. Include:

  • Name (plus your maiden name while you were a student)
  • Spouse's name
  • Years you started attending at NBC
  • Prayer item
NBC Students and Staff

PRAY for the NBC students that they will grow deeper in their love for Jesus while they diligently study and serve others.

PRAY for the NBC Students as they serve in their Student Work roles on campus throughout the week, growing in maturity and servanthood.

PRAY for the NBC Mission Leadership Team and president, Lance Schubert as they bring leadership to the different departments at NBC.

PRAY for 7-24 Discipleship Groups that students and staff will be open and honest with God, themselves and others as they meet weekly to pray and dig into God’s Word together.

PRAY for NBC Faculty as they prepare for classes, mark assignments and meet with students to discuss assignments.

PRAY for continued wisdom and direction for the Board of Directors as they bring leadership to NBC.

PRAY for NBC’s Student Council that they would work well as a team to serve the student body.

PRAY for 4th year off-site internship students: Andrea Fehr, Joël Desharnais, and Janeil Mehrer as they work in ministries around the province, attend classes at NBC, and complete course work.

PRAY for 4th year Biblical Studies student, Jordan Lepine as he completes independent studies as well as module courses with other 4th year students.

PRAY for the Admissions Department (Jason Elford & Timothy Lenko) as they speak with potential students, challenging them to consider a Biblical education at NBC.

PRAY for the NBC Student Life Department as they meet with students on a regular basis, working on issues in their lives.

PRAY for NBC Student Ministry as students learn and grow as they minister each week in local ministries.

PRAY for the children of NBC Staff & Faculty that attend public school in Nipawin. That they would grow in their faith and stand for what they believe.

PRAY 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.

PRAY for the finances of NBC that donors would rise up and give to both the General Fund and Capital Development Project (gym roof shingling).

PRAY for the staff and their families that serve at Nipawin Bible College. As they seek to properly balance time at home with ministry at the college, and local church involvement.

(Updated January 26, 2018)

Irv & Mari Penner (’93)
PRAISE God for Jaxon being in school and enjoying it.
PRAISE God for the opportunity to use both their Spanish and English as they minister in La Paz, Mexico.
PRAISE God for the provision of needs.
PRAY for good friends for Jaxon and as they all adjust to the new culture, lifestyle, and climate.
PRAY for opportunities to reach out to both Spanish and English speaking communities there.
PRAY as the work at getting the internet, making communication easier.
PRAY for the finances in their overage account to increase to the requirement of YUGO Ministries.

(Posted March 26, 2018)

Cindy Wiebe (’94)
PRAY for Cindy’s family as Cindy passed away (February 2018) after a battle with cancer.
(Posted March 26, 2018)
Carl & Brenda (Dyck) Ens (’83)
Carl & Brenda (Dyck) Ens (’83)
PRAISE that they have had a chance this year to take more time to wait on the Lord.
PRAY for the church in Aylsham, for the Bible study group and a new couple that have starting coming. Not sure about church at first but have not missed a single Sunday. Pray with them for this couple and their extended family as they all need the Lord in their lives.
PRAY for their grandson, Douglas and his health, that he would experience God’s healing touch in his young life.
PRAY for their son Jared, for a new touch of God’s Spirit in his life as he is walking apart from God at this time in his life. PRAY for Karla (daughter), Jonah, Felicity and Ezekiel as they live and minister in North Battleford and area.

(Posted March 26, 2018)

Nathan & Natasha (Ginther) Enns (“02)

PRAISE that Tash & her mom got back safely from tying up loose ends in Indonesia.

PRAISE for people’s support and understanding with the many changes of plan and direction this last term.

PRAISE that they found a home to purchase in Durham!

PRAY as their house in ON needs to be insured, inspected, and financed.

PRAY for safety as they travel into AB this month to visit supporters.

PRAY for more labourers; there are still hundreds of people groups in Papua, Indonesia alone that have no clear understanding of the Gospel.

PRAY for FirstStory Ministries—Ethnos and NCEM’s joint initiative to develop churches in Northern Canada.

(Posted March 13, 2018)

Terry & Rosie (Dyck) Banman (’88)
PRAISE that they have met many great people on their travels during home assignment from PNG.
PRAISE that Rosie’s dad peacefully went to be with the Lord in Feb (2018). 
PRAY for Rosie’s mom as a few days after her husband’s passing her sister passed away. 
PRAY as Terry & Rosie begin preparing for their return to PNG iwith Ethnos Canada in early June 2018. 
PRAY for Terry’s entry permit to come through so they can purchase tickets. 
PRAY for their kids. They do well in their various jobs and responsibilities but will miss mom and dad.

(Posted March 13, 2018)

Josiah & Anne Jisca (Gaucher) Meyer (’03)
PRAY as they are expecting their 5th child in mid September 2018.
PRAY as they have taken on some new goals (visiting six new churches in 2018, increasing their buffer account from $3,000 to $10,000 in 2018, and seeking at least 12 new donors to help them get to 100% monthly support (they are currently at 82%).
PRAISE that God has put them in Quebec to minister as they are uniquely qualified for this ministry there (see letter).
PRAY for their continuing ministries—campus studies, home Bible studies, local church activities, scouts, mentoring a student (Josiah), teaching one-week intensive class at a local French-language Bible school, and then recording these resources and getting them online.

(Posted March 6, 2018)

Jason & Anita (Brundage) Boucher (’95)
PRAISE that God brought Timothy & Laura Block to help just at the right time.
PRAISE that Lucas & Sara Gabrielson are joining the staff at BRBC.
PRAY for unity for the team and wisdom as they teach and lead in various roles.
PRAY for God to provide the right staff and speakers fro this upcoming year of camp.
PRAY for Malachi as he prepares to write his GED and be finished with high school education and then plans to enter the work force. Pray he seeks God first.
PRAY for Marybeth as she works on grade 8 (home schooling). Pray her faith continues to grow stronger every day.
PRAISE the Lord for prayer supporters.

(Posted March 6, 2018)

Peter & Diane (Gruchy) Salmond (’76)
PRAISE that since 2014, 28 sewing students have worked in the Production Ministry to earn their own sewing machines and this has given the school added credibility in the village.
PRAISE for the opportunity to share about Christ in the classroom.
PRAY for Prairie College internship student, Naomi Hiemstra as she joins the team in Rwanda.
PRAISE that all 2018 class spots were filled with many more they had to turn down. They could have had 20 more students but the room only holds 16.
PRAY for their 34 sponsored children attending 4 schools in the area.
PRAY as they need more space and there is a property nearby that would provide what is needed.
PRAY as they travel to Canada in May 2018. For Ashes to Worship ministry while they are away.

(Posted March 6, 2018)

Brendan & Helena Peters (’10)

PRAISE for new families attending the Chapel (in Boyle, AB where they serve with Village Missions)

PRAISE for growth in the lives of people.

PRAISE for growing interest in the programs they have held.

PRAY for continued strength for ministry.

PRAY for Helena, as she starts a personal Bible study with a woman from the Boyle Playgroup.

(Posted Feb. 5, 2018)

Lisa Barber (’82)

PRAY as Lisa makes the transition from International Teams where she served for 30 years to MSC Canada.

PRAY as she has many opportunities within this role to care and encourage mission workers, both in Canada and abroad.

PRAISE that many of her original financial supporters have made the switch with her.

PRAY as she seeks new donors as well.

(Posted Feb. 5, 2018)

Michael & Sharlene McDonald (‘95)

PRAY that the 12 students attending their missionary and pastor’s college would grow in the Lord.

PRAY for Calvary Chapel in La Paz (Mexico) that God will add those who are being saved.

(Posted January 26, 2018)

Laura Drake (‘07)

PRAY as she conducts two kids clubs, youth group, and a young adult group. For many it’s the only “church” they get.

(Posted  January 26, 2018)

Tyler & Brianna (Fehr) Shore (‘05)

PRAY as they anticipate the arrival of their 4th child on February 22 and that the weather and roads will be clear for the trip to the hospital.

(Posted January 26, 2018)

Les & Kim (White ‘01) Adrian

PRAY as they begin taking foster children into their care.

PRAY for wisdom, strength, and guidance along the way and that they would be a shining light.

(Posted January 26, 2018)

Ken & Marion Graham (‘86)

PRAY for Ken and complete recovery from surgery for his leg and ankle following a bad fall in December.

(Posted January 26, 2018)

Kirby & Bernie James (‘13)

PRAY as Bernie’s aunt has just had surgery to remove cancer in her mouth. She believes in God but pray that she would have a true relationship with Jesus.

(Posted January 26, 2018)

Don & Melody Pouteaux (’15)

PRAY for them as Don’s father passed away on January 22 and they just lost his mom last year.

PRAY for joy in the midst of loss and the lessons that God wants to teach them.

(Posted January 26, 2018)

Kendall & Melisa Dyck (staff)

PRAY for them and their two teenagers, Dana and Brendan, as they look for a short-term family mission trip opportunity.

(Posted January 26, 2018)

Adam & Susanna Yadlowsky (staff)

PRAY that God would give them wisdom to lead their family and as Adam leads Student Life - wisdom for testing and knowing God’s will and determining clear direction for the future.

(Posted January 26, 2018)