May 2012 Prayer Calendar
So what is the smallest gift in the world?
A person, all wrapped up in himself.
Dean and Joan Chollar with CrossWay International
Special prayer request:
Pray for Merle Admire, our Water Well Director. At the time of writing this note, he is in Nicaragua (April 23 – 30) finishing up the water well for Las Velasques. Pray for his ongoing prayer and support needs and that the well is up and running. (See his brochure here.)
May 1 – Pray for a number of young married couples with whom Dean is counseling and who are struggling. Pray for restoration in their marriages.
May 2- Pray for upcoming mission trips for Dean and others to Kenya, Nicaragua, Ethiopia and Liberia. Also, we still need a doctor for our mission trip to Ethiopia Oct. 25 – Nov. 4.
May 3- Pray for Dean as he leaves for Kenya to visit the ongoing ministries in this country: He will conduct a Pastors Conference in Busia region, visit orphans and needy kids and oversee drilling of a water well.
May 4 – Pray for Gary Jones, our International Training Director, who returned from Kenya recently and for the impact of his teaching and preaching while there. Pray for his move to Boerne and his required monthly support to enable his service for the Lord. (for more on Gary, click here.)
May 5 Pray for Robert Messier, our missionary to Nicaragua, as he and Ann organize the upcoming 11 member mission team to this country in July. Pray for their ongoing prayer and support needs and for Robert’s classes at Moody Bible Institute. (See their brochure here)
May 6 – Pray for Dean as he preaches in a church in Ruiru, an area just outside of Nairobi, Kenya.
May 7 – Pray for Dean as he travels to Kisumu, Kenya to teach a Pastors conference in the area of Busia.
May 8 – Pray for Joe Shepard, our Overseas Manager/Advisor, as he and Barb make plans to visit one of our mission fields to encourage our national coworkers and oversee their financial records.
May 9 – Pray for Dean as he visits some of the orphans and needy kids we support in Kenya. These are the blind kids at the Kangundo Primary School. ( www.gocrosswaykids.org)
May 10 – Pray for Dean as he arrives back in the USA from Kenya and for his stamina and quick recovery from jetlag.
May 11 – Pray for our USA staff as they continue to work hard on all of the graphic design work, prayer letters and accounting procedures, etc.
May 12 – Pray for Bruce McIntosh, our Member Care Director and his heavy workload. Pray that God might free him up to do more with CrossWay International. And pray for his ongoing prayer and support needs. (See his brochure here)
May 13 – On this Mother’s Day, pray for all the hard working moms around the world and that they not be maligned by certain world views that continually demean this very important work and ministry in the lives of children.
May 14 – Pray for our Field Director in Ethiopia, Melaku Abebe and for our team to visit them this coming October/November. Pray for the school we hope to start in Meki and for the ongoing prayer and support needs for this project and for him (See his brochure here)
May 15 – Pray for Francisco Caldera, our Field Director in Nicaragua, who has a lot of work to prepare for our upcoming Pastors Conference, missionary team, oversight of the next water well, feeding of needy kids and our cows and bulls. Pray too for his ongoing prayer and support needs (See his brochure here)
May 16 – Pray for Lorenzo Alfaro our youth worker in Nicaragua, as he will be working with some of the older teens who plan to come this July. Pray for his ongoing prayer and support needs. (for more on Lorenzo, clickhere)
May 17 – Pray for Roger Ali Rojas, our Financial Manager in Nicaragua as he continues to bring oversight and stability to our various ministries in this country. (See his brochure here)
May 18 – Pray for Isaac Zoedah, hour Field Director in Liberia who recently oversaw the work for a water well for the JAHZJET clinic. Pray for his ongoing prayer and support needs as he also cares for 50 of our orphans and needy kids. (See his brochure here)
May 19 – Pray for Josephus Gersinee who helps keep the books in Liberia. He serves full time as a pastor and has 7 children. As we grow, pray that we might be able to help him more.
May 20- Pray for Ken Gatithi, our Field Director for Kenya as he oversees the water well drilling ministry and the care for our 43 blind kids at the Kangundo Primary School. Pray too for his wife, Winnie and her role with our work in this country. (See his brochure here)
May 21 – Pray for Geoffrey Ndungu, our Drilling Director in Kenya and for the successful drilling of water wells in the coming months.
May 22 – Pray for Eric Long, a young man at Liberty University, who is making plans for a mission trip to Ethiopia this July. And pray for his possible long term involvement with CrossWay International. (Click to see his prayer letter )
May 23 – Pray that each of us would be bold in sharing our faith in Christ. For this to happen, we must be grounded in God’s word and it must have a meaningful place in our lives and heart. From the overflow of the heart, the mouth speaks.
May 24 – Pray for more workers around the world to take the message of God’s grace to a lost and hurting world which is the passion of CrossWay International.
May 25 – Pray for more speaking and preaching opportunities for Dean and our missionaries as our ministry grows and expands. Pray for more open doors to share the gospel of Christ with others.
May 26- Pray that each of us would use wording that clearly reflects the gospel of God’s grace in our witness for Him and that we might encourage others to trust in Christ alone who died for our imperfections and rose from the dead.
May 27 – Pray for the swift spreading of the gospel around the world and that it might be honored even as it is among us.
May 28 – on this Memorial Day, may we remember those warriors who have fallen in battle to give us the freedom we enjoy in America and may we each be thankful and aware of this privilege.
May 29 – Pray for the safety of all our missionaries and coworkers around the world.
May 30 – Pray that we might have more faith to serve God in the various ways He is leading us here at CrossWay International with our Water wells, orphans and needy kids, medical clinics, animal husbandry, schools, Pastors Conferences and evangelistic events and tools.
May 31 – Pray that God might use all means above as a platform to take the clear presentation of the gospel of God’s grace to a lost and hurting world.