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Intercessor  |  February 2024

RI’s daily prayer guide, done monthly.

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MEDITERRANEAN
Esperanza

Please continue to lift up the many people who are suffering due to the violence in the Middle East. The lives of Esperanza’s friends (and hers, by proxy) are deeply affected by generations of injustice, resentment, and fear.

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EAST AFRICA
Luke & Gloria

Praise God that this new worker family has arrived safely overseas! Pray for them as they begin language school—ask that they could find a suitable schedule. Pray also that their oldest daughter would easily adjust to their new life.

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ASIA
Tom, Regional Director

Pray for S, a believer whose father recently passed away. Lift up her family as they grieve, and ask that God’s comfort would extend to those in the family who don’t yet know him.

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NICARAGUA
Larry & Dot

Pray for Larry & Dot as they reach the end of their stay in Nicaragua and feel the weight of many connections. Lift them up as they travel to visit a pastor at the end of his life, and pray for his family during this time.

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MEDITERRANEAN
Judah & Rayna

Pray for rest, refreshment, and refocus as this family spends the month on sabbatical. Ask that they would be able to release all they are carrying from the past year, and could connect with God and each other during this time.

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THAILAND
Courtney

Courtney recently made a full return to her teaching roles after a holiday break. Pray for fresh energy and creativity as she plans lessons and reconnects with her students.

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NORTH AMERICA
Rosedale Business Group

Pray for the RBG Board as they meet to plan RBG’s presentation for March’s BOOST Conference. Ask for inspiration as they look through the lens of the future.

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ASIA
Tom, Regional Director

Praise God that a former worker is able to spend this month with two groups in the south! Pray for them as they pray, study the Bible, and discuss how to contextualize the gospel for their culture. Ask for wisdom and discernment in conversation and for safety in travel.

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SPAIN
Brian & Noelia

Lift up Alejandra, a church member fighting an aggressive form of cancer. Ask God for healing, and pray for physical, mental, and emotional strength as she goes through treatments.

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MEDITERRANEAN
Cora

Praise God for marked improvement in her student’s verbal and communication skills! Pray for insight, patience, wisdom, and stamina for Cora as she continues to work with him and figure out his needs.

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THAILAND
Tom, Regional Director

Praise God for the good work of the REACH team! As they work with Cambodian children teaching English and Spanish, ask that they would find many ways to communicate God’s love and concern for them.

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ASIA
Roger & Susie

This new worker couple recently arrived in their long-term location. Pray for them as they adjust to a new culture, connect with their team, and begin language training.

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ASIA
Tom, Regional Director

Lift up the many students currently taking exams. Pray for academic success, and ask God to lead them into careers that will honor him and allow them to be positive witnesses in their country.

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NORTH AMERICA
Butros & Amina

Lift up the young adult leaders in the people group that Butros & Amina work with. Pray that they would be dissatisfied with their current beliefs and would be open to studying the Bible.

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MEDITERRANEAN
Judah & Rayna

As this family spends time on sabbatical, pray for their friends and church family in the Mediterranean. Ask God to guide them and provide for their every need.

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THAILAND
Tom, Regional Director

Next month, Tom and a group of students will travel to Cambodia for a mission trip. Pray that this trip would challenge the students and grow their faith. Pray also that they would be willing to lead and share in new ways.

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COSTA RICA
Latin American Mission Partnership

Praise God for renewed mission vision in Costa Rica! Lift up those who are currently in a mobilization program as they seek the best way to follow God’s call on their lives.

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THAILAND
Courtney

Courtney will apply for another tourist visa this month. Ask for peace and favor with the immigration officers. Pray also for her friends who have waited years to move to Canada. Ask that their trust and hope would be renewed, and that 2024 would finally be the year they reach Canada.

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ASIA
Tom, Regional Director

Lift up the economic situation in the south. Inflation is high, and many are struggling. Pray for the small groups of believers. Ask that God would provide for their needs and that they would find ways to help each other and others. Pray also for wisdom as the team manages their limited budget.

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MEDITERRANEAN
Esperanza

Praise God for increasing language abilities and recent opportunities to share the gospel with friends! Ask the Spirit to use her words and actions to compel them to a crossroads.

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MEDITERRANEAN
Cora

Praise God for an easy connection and openness between Cora and her language teacher! Continue to pray over their interactions, and ask God to provide the language and opportunities that Cora needs to explain the gospel.

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ZAMBIA
REACH Team Zambia

Praise God for the relationships that Marcus, Jill, and Keegan are building at Love’s Door! Lift up the children who have moved into town for the school year—ask for an easy transition and for academic blessing.

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LATIN AMERICA
Latin American Mission Partnership

Pray for the LAMP team as they meet with an interagency mission vision team today and tomorrow. Ask God to lead them as they discuss how to work with Latinos who have a desire to serve overseas.

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ASIA
Lan, RI Partner

Pray for Lan and his wife as they rent a house for hostel graduates, enabling them to continue mentoring these young adults and involve them in hostel work. Pray that they would be welcomed into the neighborhood and that their house could serve as a center for outreach and evangelism.

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SPAIN
William & Laura

Lift up this couple as they work in Vigo, Spain to impact the community through food and clothing distribution, creative workshops, and a kids’ club. Ask God to bless their many outreach endeavors and their relationships with their neighbors.

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THAILAND
REACH Team Thailand

The team has begun to notice Thailand’s heat affecting them in their daily routines. Ask for physical stamina as they encounter high temperatures. Pray also for the people of Thailand, and for Deanna and Laura as they share Jesus with them.

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MEDITERRANEAN
Jamie & Hazel

Praise God that this family has safely arrived in the Mediterranean! Pray for them as they adjust to their new home. Ask for easy language acquisition, blessing in relationships, and peace in this new stage of life.

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COLUMBUS, OH
RI Interns

Pray for Amber, Shay, Josiah, and Cheyenne as they begin their year of serving and growing at the Rosedale International Center. Ask that they would bond quickly and easily as a team, and would have hearts and minds that seek to learn and serve this year.

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THAILAND
Courtney

Courtney’s term ends this year, and she will return to the States in July. As she thinks about what comes next, pray for guidance and time to sit and listen for God’s direction. Ask that she would have an open heart to soak up her last months in Thailand.

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