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.”

Dr. Siemer

*Healing of fractured vertebra

Avila, Abraham and Fabiola
Team Peru

*Family’s safety
*New team leader, Bro. Zach Foust
*Team families
*Additional monthly financial support
*His dad’s physical therapy
*Health of her grandmothers

Bowen, Bob and Jackie
“BEST” Bible Distribution

*Urgent prayer request for Jackie’s health:
+Diagnosed with Stage 5 kidney disease (kidney failure)
+Must start dialysis ASAP
+Must be cleared by heart doctor before she can have kidney transplant (has a donor, but heart is weak)

Carter, Dave and Glenda

*Pastor Tom and Kazuko Tierney of Maranatha Baptist Church and their Bible Camp
*The Carters as they help at the camp

Combe, David and Holly

*Money to travel to Peru to conduct a wedding for one of his converts (safety and health on the trip)

Missionary #6011
Team China

*Their transition back to the field (returned last week)
*Language studies
*Addition to the team of a single man this summer and a newly married couple this fall (transition and service there)
*Team integration

Goodpaster, Nathan and Audrey
Philippines (Medical Furlough)

*Jonathan’s healing from cancer (9th chemo cycle)

Hall, Curtis and Amber
BEST Ministries (Deputation and Raising Funds for BEST)

*Safe travels out West
*Meeting schedule in 2018

Jones, Layne and Nelia

*September 5-26 furlough
*Three college graduates starting churches
*$100,000 for these needs:
+Paint church building and other buildings
+New generator
+New Bible college classroom building
+New girls dormitory
+Repair boys; dormitory
*Their 60 Bible college students’ needs met

Kinyonga, Mshama and Martha

*The three new Saturday Bible Clubs just started
*New van route in Mikese area
*These needs:
+More chairs
+More songbooks
+Bathroom extension

Lerisse, Biz and Erica

*Phase 1 of their building program

Mansfield, James and Andrea
USA Church Planting (Texas)

*To pass his CDL tests so he can drive a bus for the public school
*Reach the families of the 42 children who came to Vacation Bible School

Martin, Bill and Lupita

+His health is stable and has returned to Mexico, with their new ministry base in Saltillo, Coahuila
*$1,500 to put a new floor in the house they are buying
*The many opportunities to preach and many nearby ranches to evangelize
*Ladies’ conferences for his wife to speak at
*Their plan to visit Mount Hebron graduates as health, time, and money allow

Matney, John and Chrystal
South Africa (Deputation)

*Raise support quickly

Moore, Clarence and Chong Chi

*July 29-September 5 Cambodia Crusade

Morrissey, Mike and Ruth

*Follow-up of the 43 who came for their first Bible study at Truth Baptist Church of Dapitan on August 20

Palla, Wes and Cynthia

*Growth of their new converts
*More workers
*Divine appointments

Smith, Robert and Rhoda

*Quick healing from her August 25 surgery for upcoming 7,000-mile furlough by car starting in September

Tevault, Bob and Susan

*Their annual Pastors’ Conference with over 700 pastors and workers
*Revival meetings this week
*Their weekly travels every Sunday from now until Christmas to preach at national churches
*The college as it moves into the new buildings this week

Tutton, Ed and Carolyn
Teaching All Nations

*Health of daughters, Karen Mendez and Kim Whitehead (healing of cancer)

Whitmore, Dave and Dawn
Team Brazil

*Bible shipments from BEAMS ministry to arrive safely

Williams, Chris and Irene
Team Peru (Deputation)

*Comfort in the loss of her uncle
+At 90% support (will set departure date when they reach 95%; probably sometime around the end of the year)