“He will defend the afflicted among the people and save the children of the needy; he will crush the oppressor. “ — Psalm 72:4 (NIV 1984)
Priorities for Prayer
- Monday, August 18
Pray for the MAF team ministering in western Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). From bases in Kinshasa and Lubumbashi, nine international families and 32 Congolese staff members operate five airplanes.
- Tuesday, August 19
Pray for Nick Frey, who recently assumed the role of program manager in western DRC. Ask God to give him understanding and fortitude to meet the challenges of his position.
- Wednesday, August 20
Please pray that MAF’s staff in DRC will be wise as they consider how to best impact the country through MAF’s aviation and IT ministries.
- Thursday, August 21
Please lift up Tom and Pam Tharp, who have been part of MAF for more than 25 years. They served in Africa for many years and are now based at MAF headquarters in Idaho, where Tom is a purchasing agent. Read more about their ministry at www.maf.org/tharp.
- Friday, August 22
Last year 249 volunteers gave their time and talents to MAF. Give thanks for these faithful servants and ask the Lord to bless them.
- Saturday, August 23
Pray for missionary kids and missionary teachers who are beginning the school year. Ask God to give them a productive and happy year of learning.
- Sunday, August 24
Give thanks for the many babysitters who work at MAF headquarters. They care for missionary kids while their parents take part in training activities. Pray that this will be a blessing for the babysitters as well as the families they help.