May 2018 Prayer Requests

Please pray for the future summer Bible camp leaders who are being trained through Empower events in Belarus, Russia, Georgia, Ukraine, and Moldova in May!
  1. Please pray for School Without Walls (SWW) classes for the deaf community that are taking place in Kazakhstan this month. The students participating in these classes are experiencing persecution for their faith, and so for their safety the classes are being held in secret.
  2. Praise God for several Empower training conferences that are taking place in Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, and Ukraine this month! During these strategic events, hundreds of SWW students and graduates will be equipped to lead summer Bible camps for at-risk children and youth.
  3. Pray for a team of SWW students in Tolyatti, Russia who have been building relationships with several families during the past two years. We hope these relationships will encourage these families to put their faith in Christ.
  4. Pray for the preparations for a Next Generation Professional Leaders Initiative (NGPLI) forum that will take place in Minsk, Belarus this fall.
  5. Please pray for a team of SWW students who are planting a new church in Uzbekistan, where Christians suffer harsh persecution.
  6. Pray for courage and wisdom for our SWW students in Russia as they continue sharing the hope of the gospel, even in the midst of escalating religious persecution.
  7. Pray for Ray and Cindy, our missionaries in Ukraine, as they partner with the International School of Tomorrow to lead a special event for 100 Christian students on May 7-9 as part of their ministry through the International Alliance for the Development of Christian Education.
  8. Praise God for our SWW students at Reconciliation Church in Bobruisk, Belarus who are faithfully sharing the gospel with their neighbors and preparing to lead summer Bible camps!
  9. Please pray for a team of SWW students from Perm, Russia as they prepare for a short-term mission trip to China this summer.
  10. Pray for a new church that a team of SWW graduates recently planted in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
  11. Pray for the leaders of Church Without Walls (CWW) in Pinsk, Belarus as they expand their ministry efforts to reach even more non-Christians with the gospel.
  12. Continue praying that our containers of humanitarian aid goods would clear customs in Ukraine, where millions of people continue to suffer because of the ongoing conflict.
  13. Please pray for Spiritual Renewal Church in Vladikavkaz, Russia, as they are expanding their ministry efforts in the midst of escalating religious persecution.
  14. Pray for SWW students from God’s Family Church in Brest, Belarus as they begin organizing summer Bible camps for unreached children and youth in their community.
  15. Pray for a group of deaf SWW students from a church in Kyzlord, Kazakhstan, as they are suffering harsh persecution at the hands of local authorities and their own families.
  16. Praise God for providing new ministry opportunities for our SWW students in Vladikavkaz, Russia, where they are leading preventative lectures in local schools and planting new churches!
  17. Pray for a training conference for young pastors that we are hosting in Irpin, Ukraine on May 18.
  18. Please pray for SWW students in Moldova as they prepare to lead six Time to Live youth events in five different cities this summer.
  19. Pray for a youth conference entitled Called by Christ, which is taking place in Ukraine today. During this event, we will be presenting our SWW model and inviting young people to get involved in this program.
  20. Pray for SWW students from Clean Heart Church in Brest, Moldova as they continue building relationships and sharing the love of Christ with young people who are aging out of a local orphanage.
  21. Please pray for two Time to Live youth events that SWW students will be leading in Russia’s North Caucasus this month.
  22. Continue praying for our brothers and sisters throughout Central Asia, where Christians are suffering harsh persecution for their faith.
  23. Pray for CWW in Pinsk, Belarus as they construct a new church building, where they will be holding services and evangelistic outreach events.
  24. Praise God that, after several months of applications, Georgiy, one of our SWW leaders in Vladikavkaz, Russia, has finally received a permit for temporary residency!
  25. Please pray for SWW students in Kazakhstan as they start planning several evangelistic events that will take place this summer.
  26. Pray for Reconciliation Church in Bobruisk, Belarus as they expand their youth ministry efforts to draw in even more non-Christian teens.
  27. Continue praying that God would provide new ministry opportunities for our SWW students throughout Russia’s North Caucasus.
  28. Pray that our SWW students all throughout Eurasia would finish the school year well and be energized for a summer filled with ministry.
  29. Pray for our ministry team in Krasnodar, Russia, where we recently purchased a piece of land where we are planning to build a new church.
  30. Continue praying that God would bring an end to the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine so this hurting nation can start to rebuild.
  31. Please pray for our ministry leaders and SWW students in Russia who will be distributing Scripture and sharing the gospel during the FIFA World Cup in June-July.