“Comfort, comfort my people, says your God. Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and proclaim to her that her hard service has been completed, that her sin has been paid for, that she has received from the Lord’s hand double for all her sins.” — Isaiah 40:1-2 (NIV 1984)
“Let’s approach Christmas with an expectant hush, rather than a last-minute rush.” — Anonymous
Priorities for Prayer
- Monday, December 2
Pray for the MAF Disaster Response Team as they work together with New Tribes Mission to bring much needed aid to the people of the Philippines still suffering after Typhoon Haiyan.
- Tuesday, December 3
Please lift up Stan and Pam Lincoln, who serve with MAF in Kampala, Uganda. Stan is chief of aircraft maintenance for the team in eastern DRC, while Pam is the flight following coordinator for the East DRC and Uganda programs. They have been ministering in Africa for more than 20 years. Learn more at www.maf.org/slincoln.
- Wednesday, December 4
Pray for the huge and growing evangelical church in the southern part of Brazil. Pray that they will accept the challenges of outreach to isolated people who live along the rivers in the northern part of the country.
- Thursday, December 5
MAF missionaries Matthew and Lisa Lind recently finished a one-year assignment in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and are now at MAF headquarters for training. Thank you for praying for their ministry. Learn more at www.maf.org/lind.
- Friday, December 6
Pray for God’s divine wisdom and protection for missionaries living and serving in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where the security situation can change quickly. Pray that they will serve with joy in a difficult place.
- Saturday, December 7
Please pray for Annika Lohn of MAF, who serves as coordinator of Sekolah Papua Harapan, a school for indigenous children in Papua, Indonesia. Annika is recovering from a bout of Dengue fever and appreciates your prayers for healing. Learn more about her ministry at www.maf.org/lohn.
- Sunday, December 8
Please lift up Ricky and Heather Lundholm and their children. This MAF pilot/mechanic family serves in Papua, Indonesia. Read more at www.maf.org/lundholm.