January Prayer Guide

Pray With Us, Prayer Guide

INDONESIA — Give thanks for the daily devotionals being produced in Indonesia by Words of Hope and Back to God Ministries International. The booklets are proving especially valuable for Indonesian prisoners. Inmates who read the devotionals report that they feel encouraged, and some are now meeting together twice a week to discuss what they are reading and pray for one another.  INDIA — Give thanks for the opportunity to organize a follow-up meeting for Hindi speakers. More than 100 individuals …

December Prayer Guide

Pray With Us, Prayer Guide

IRAN — Every month about 72,000 people visit Words of Hope’s Persian Facebook page and read the content there. Approximately 30 messages and comments are sent through the page each day, and commenters are followed up with in less than 24 hours. A recent message read: “I’m a 21-year-old boy, and I want to be a Christian, but I live in a country that strongly opposes this. Please guide me, and help me to know about Jesus!” ENGLISH — The …

November Prayer Guide

Pray With Us, Prayer Guide

BHUTAN — Give thanks for a new series of YouTube videos that are being produced for Bhutanese people. Twenty videos have been posted so far, and responses have been positive. Please pray that these programs will reach new viewers so that more Bhutanese people may come to know the Savior. Pray for the ongoing safety of the Bhutanese team leader as he produces these programs. NIGER — Give thanks that radio programs continue to be produced in five local languages …

October Prayer Guide

Pray With Us, Prayer Guide

ALBANIA — On the Words of Hope Albania website, there is a button to click to indicate if you have made a decision to follow Christ as a result of accessing the materials on the site. Give thanks that in the last quarter, 20 individuals invited Jesus into their hearts! During this time, the website had over 2500 unique visitors. Praise the Lord for these changed lives, and pray that each one will be a testimony that draws even more …

Prayer and Eggs

Worldwide

Early in the morning, on the third Wednesday of every month, a group gathers at the Words of Hope office in Grand Rapids, Michigan. They come for a serious reason: to pray for Words of Hope and its staff, ministries, and listeners around the world. But the visitors have fun, too. Friendly conversation over breakfast is also on the agenda! This gathering, for prayer and breakfast in the Words of Hope office, has been happening once a month for more …

Prayer

Presidential Update

Nothing quite compares to it. Each prayer is as unique as the person who offers it. Prayers come in solos and concerts—soft and gentle, yet wielding power far beyond their decibel. I love hearing God’s people pray. I love hearing you pray. This month, I gathered with three prayer groups in Michigan. Each one meets regularly to hear an update on some part of our work and pray over it. They pray: some by reading written prayers aloud to God like …