This weekly prayer summary is a collection of recent prayer requests derived from prayer letters written by FBMI missionaries and/or missionaries supported by our church, First Baptist Church of Hammond, IN.

Psalm 102:1-2, “A Prayer of the afflicted, when he is overwhelmed, and poureth out his complaint before the LORD. Hear my prayer, O LORD, and let my cry come unto thee.  Hide not thy face from me in the day when I am in trouble; incline thine ear unto me: in the day when I call answer me speedily.”

Dan Siemer

*Healing of fractured vertebra

Mark Bosje

*Trip to Laos this week
*Thailand trip June 5-16

Ashcraft, Tommy and Brenda
Mexico (Stateside)

*Her recovery from a broken pelvis

Avila, Abraham and Fabiola
Team Peru ((Furlough)

*May 12-29 furlough (additional monthly financial support)
*Safety, health, and travel mercies for team families
*Bro. Hubbard’s health

Coffey, Mark and Amy
South Africa (Furlough)

*Money to continue to come in for property for Camp Rhino (camp and training center)

Missionary #6505
Team Eurasia (Deputation)

*Preparation for June 27 departure:
+Finish deputation
+Support pledges to come in
+Visa acquisitions
+Money for children’s homeschooling curriculum
+Wisdom and calm
*On the field:
+Secure housing
+Health and safety during the stressful transition

Garza, Jonathan and Monica
Ukraine (to the Jews)

*That newborn Nehemias will live (her care of him)

George, Brian and Liesl
Argentina (Furlough)

*January – August 8 furlough
+$40,000 came in to purchase land next to their church for expansion purposes
*Safe furlough travels
*Liesl’s health issues (had to cancel some meetings due to this)
*Argentine economy

Goodpaster, Nathan and Audrey
Philippines (Medical Furlough)

*Jonathan’s healing from cancer and loss of vision

Guatemalan People and Missionaries

*Need postal service again

Inman, Chad and Sarah
Team Thailand (Deputation)

*Support near 62% after 15 months of deputation
*Team Thailand, churches, and team members (new church plants and pastors)
*Safety and health

Jones, Layne and Nelia

*$12,000 for new 3,000-watt transmitter
*Painting of all their buildings, new girls dorm, and cement fence around their property
*September furlough

Kimmel, TJ and Christa
CORE Ministry (World Missions)

*His presenting of CORE at missions conferences and to pastors at CORE regional meetings
*Upcoming trip to the Philippines:
+Meet national pastors
+Speak on the radio
+Scout an area for location of a church to be planted in July
*Money for 25 Philippine and Haiti backpack care packages for pastors, missionaries, ministry workers ($38 each)

Lopez, Angel and Noemi
Guatemala (Furlough)

*May 16–July 7 furlough
*Their daughter’s upcoming wedding

Mercer, Scott and Kristy
Team Thailand

*Their family, team, and church
*Wan Pen and her family, who just got rid of the spirit house in their yard (husband and daughter saved since then)

Morrissey, Mike and Ruth
Philippines (Deputation)

+Found a house to rent that is perfectly located on the National Highway in the center of Dapitan’s main population
+Won the landlady to the Lord
+Garage area is large enough to accommodate room for future Bible studies and eventually the start of Truth Baptist Church
*July 20 departure
*Final preparation for departure and to reach full support (at 94%)

Murillo, Robert and Joy

*Her healing of cancer

Nibbe, Brian and Lynette

*Virus completely out of his system according to blood test
*Son and his wife, BJ and Arezoo, have arrived in Cluj to work as missionaries with them
*To find a ministry that would print their Bible for them
*Building program for a drug treatment center is nearing completion (get occupancy permits)
*Surveying areas for new church plant

Nordman, John and Gwen

*His recovery from cancer surgery

Owens, Jonathan & Shannon

*Geli and Natasha, a young couple being trained to lead the church in Fakulteta

Owens, Nathan and Karie
South Africa Church Planting

*May 21 start of Grace Baptist Church

Shrivnauth, Noel and Charlene

*Complete church auditorium

Tevault, Bob and Susan

*Preparation for opening of Bible college

Tutton, Ed and Carolyn
Teaching All Nations

*Daughters Karen Mendez and Kim Whitehead (their healing from cancer)