Intercessor  |  November 2022

RI’s daily prayer guide, done monthly.

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Some names and locations changed for security.

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ASIA
Lan, RI Partner

Pray for Lan as he uses soccer as outreach. He is training students at the hostel as well as others from the community. Pray for good interactions and that entire families would sense the presence and love of God.

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RBG
Larry & Dot, RBG Directors

Rosedale Business Group has received many petitions from Nicaragua following the devastation from Hurricane Julia. Pray for wisdom as they evaluate each petition and propose assistance.

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THAILAND
Jacob & Dani

Praise God for a wonderful visit from Dani’s mom, dad, and sister—the reunion was a blessing. Pray for grace and wisdom as the family gets back into a day to day rhythm.

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MEDITERRANEAN
Judah & Rayna

Pray for smooth readjustment for this family as they return from their home assignment. Ask for safety in their travels, smooth entry into their country, and the ability to set up healthy routines as they settle back in.

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ASIA
Tom, Regional Director

Pray for the students at the southern hostels as they take their final exams. This has been a difficult academic year for many of them, but they are making good progress. Ask that they would finish the year well.

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ASIA
Tom, Regional Director

Pray for the hostel students as they return home to spend time with their families. Ask that they would find ways
to talk about what they’ve learned, and that their home communities would notice the change that Jesus brings.

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COLUMBUS, OH
RI Board

The RI Board meets today at the Rosedale International Center in Columbus. Pray that God’s Spirit would guide the Board as they lead RI. Ask for wisdom, courage, and vision.

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AFRICA
Devin

Praise God that Devin has found a potential apartment after much searching! It still needs some finishing touches to be ready for him to move in—pray that this would be completed quickly.

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COLUMBUS, OH
 Short-Term Programs 

Short-Term Programs is working to fill the RIC Intern team for 2023. They have accepted five young adults and hope to add one more to complete the team. They welcome your prayers as they look to add a final member.

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THAILAND
Candice, Member Care Provider

Pray for Candice’s relationships with her ESL students. She has many opportunities to hear about their fears and struggles; ask for wisdom as she offers advice and prayer. Pray that they would experience Jesus in these interactions.

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LAMP
 Larry & Dot, LAMP Coordinators

Pray for Larry & Dot as they travel to Nicaragua today. They will stay in the country for three months before traveling to Costa Rica for LAMP consultation. Ask for safety, clarity, and strength for the tasks ahead.

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MEDITERRANEAN
Phil & Maretta

Praise God for a growing movement of faith in Málaga, Spain! Pray that home evangelistic outreach groups will continue to be effective in reaching friends and family with the faith.

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ASIA
Tom, Regional Director

Pray for the team in the south as they plan seminars and Christmas celebrations for new believers and seekers. These gatherings are a great way for people to learn more about the meaning of Jesus’ birth, death, and resurrection.

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MEDITERRANEAN
Cora

Praise God that Cora is settling into a fall routine and comfortably balancing online college, language classes, and work with her student, Robbie. Ask that she would continue to make steady progress in school, work, and relationships.

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MEDITERRANEAN
Judah & Rayna

As this family returns to the Mediterranean, pray for good opportunities to reconnect with their friends. Ask also for wisdom to know what to pick up after having been gone, what to let go, and what to begin.

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RBG
Larry & Dot, RBG Directors

Pray for the RBG board’s involvement on various project teams. Pray they will sense fulfillment as they provide their expertise and energy on these teams. Ask that others would join RBG and the board as they work on these projects.

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MEDITERRANEAN
Ivy

Pray for Ivy as she walks with her parents through a difficult season. She will take a leave of absence through the end of 2022, with hopes of returning to the Mediterranean next year. Ask for wisdom as she discerns her future.

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COLUMBUS, OH
Short-Term Programs

The 2022-23 REACH Commissioning will take place this evening. Pray for the REACHers as they return to their home communities to connect with family and friends before departing for outreach at the beginning of December.

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ASIA
Tom, Regional Director

Praise God for the four young men from a southern hostel who were baptized last month! Pray that they would continue to grow in the grace and knowledge of God.

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LAMP
Larry & Dot, LAMP Coordinators

Pray for the LAMP committee as they seek sustainable ways to work alongside the Latin American community. Ask that the Latin Americans who have a desire to serve internationally would also be open to local service.

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THAILAND
Jacob & Dani

Pray for wisdom as this family begins to plan their home assignment and nail down the details of timing, return visas, and other details—including the possibility of moving to a new house.

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MEDITERRANEAN
Amos & Alice

Pray for this couple as they advocate for at-risk women and girls in a culture that does not care for them. Ask for wisdom and direction as they answer God’s call to serve this vulnerable population.

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AFRICA
Devin

Ask for renewed energy as Devin perseveres in language learning. Pray also for wisdom and direction as he discerns what his next steps in ministry will be after he completes this time of concentrated language study.

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ASIA
Tom, Regional Director

Pray for a young man from Muslim background as he prepares to study in China. Praise God for his new faith and his determination to live as an example to others. Pray for him as he interacts with peers from around the world.

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ASIA
58:12 United Team

Pray for the children who attend the 58:12 United Team’s programs. Ask that seeds would be deeply planted and that they would have a core knowledge of who God is.

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MEDITERRANEAN
Raleigh & Opal

Raleigh & Opal recently passed the milestone of seven years on the field! Praise God for his provision in both joyful and painful times. Ask that He would continue to guide them and would be glorified through their family.

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ASIA
Tom, Regional Director

Praise God for the online Bible study that Dan, Strategic Coach, holds with the southern team each week. Pray that they will continue to find ways of applying what they learn.

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MEDITERRANEAN
David & Emily

Pray for this couple as they build relationships with their neighbors through business and agriculture. Ask for courage to boldly share the Good News, and for good soil and open hearts to receive it.

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ASIA
Tom, Regional Director

Praise God that Tom had a safe and encouraging trip to the south. The team spent a couple of days together at a retreat center and shared about what God has been doing in their lives and ministries. Even in the midst of the difficult past few years, God has been faithful and is continuing to call people to Himself.

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MEDITERRANEAN
Phil & Maretta

Pray for Phil as he teaches in the community. Ask that his courses will continue to be useful in building up the church fellowship in the faith.

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