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Pray for many Thais to be asking questions about life and faith during this time of crisis and for many start to follow Christ.

Thailand / 09 May 2021

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Thailand / 09 May 2021

Pray for many Thais to be asking questions about life and faith during this time of crisis and for many start to follow Christ.

East Asia’s Muslims / 09 May 2021

“The night of Al-Qadr is better than a thousand months” [Sura 97:3]. Muslims believe that on the night of power, Laylat-al-Qadr, the Qur’an was first revealed to the Prophet Muhammad. It is celebrated on one of the last ten days of Ramadan. Muslims often stay up all night praying as they believe prayers on that […]

Philippines / 08 May 2021

Pray for new opportunities and open doors for ministry to emerge out of this crisis in the Philippines and that God’s people will rise up to be his agents of grace.

East Asia’s Muslims / 08 May 2021

Eid al-Fitr’ is the festival marking the end of Ramadan. Many people will buy new clothes or put on their best clothes for the festival, but for some this can be a challenge. Pray for those who may feel left on the edges of these festivals at the end of Ramadan, either because of their […]

Cambodia / 08 May 2021

As with many other schooling situations in the world, schools in Cambodia, including the international schools, are finding the current situation to be quite difficult as students and teachers navigate an online learning environment. Pray for guidance and wisdom for teachers, administrators, and parents as they help children through this time.

Canada / 08 May 2021

Praise God for forward movement for two OMF Canada workers preparing to serve in Asia. One has received full prayer and financial support and will be joining the International Orientation Course online in July. The other is now able to apply for a teaching visa.

Myanmar / 07 May 2021

Since the coup, relief efforts to help people affected by COVID-19 have ceased. Pray that people would have enough to eat and that there won’t be a massive wave of infections following the demonstrations.

East Asia’s Muslims / 07 May 2021

Islam was carried into East and Southeast Asia by Muslim traders in the seventh century. Today there are many business people in Muslim communities around East Asia. While some businesses may open for reduced hours during Ramadan, there is still work to be done which may seem harder to those who are fasting. Employers may […]

Cambodia / 06 May 2021

Pray that any Cambodians fearful of COVID-19 will have opportunities to hear the good news of Jesus.

East Asia’s Muslims / 06 May 2021

It’s a strong test of discipline to keep the fast during Ramadan. This is now the final week of Ramadan and Muslims all over East and Southeast Asia are looking forward to celebrating the end of the fast. The workload of preparing food in Ramadan is considered a privilege. Those who prepare it often rise […]

Taiwan / 05 May 2021

Pray that churches and Taiwanese Christians will be ready to share the hope and peace they have in Christ.

East Asia’s Muslims / 05 May 2021

The month of Ramadan is time for Zakat giving, pray that those who do so do it cheerfully and generously. As we come towards the end of Ramadan pray that as Muslims receive their allocation that it would be a help to their families.

Cambodia / 05 May 2021

Recently, Cambodia has experienced a major surge in positive COVID-19 cases. The city of Phnom Penh has been in lockdown for three weeks. Like other parts of the world where lockdowns have been enforced, this measure has exacerbated difficult living conditions and caused extreme economic hardship for those whose livelihoods were fragile to begin with. […]

Canada / 05 May 2021

Praise God that two OMF Canada units (one family and one single) who were able to go to their fields of service in Asia are getting settled and oriented to life there. One will start ministry this month.

South Korea / 04 May 2021

Lord, thank you for your church in South Korea. Please use your people in South Korea to bless the peoples of East Asia. Work through your church to send many people to East Asians to share the good news about Jesus.

East Asia’s Muslims / 04 May 2021

During Ramadan, long portions of the Qur’an are recited in tarawih, the especial extra evening prayers at the mosque. Isa, the Arabic name of Jesus, is honored in the Qur’an. Pray for those who have already had a long day to be able to listen well and want learn more of Isa.

DPRK / 03 May 2021

Lord, there are many people around the world who love the people of the DPRK and want to share your Good News with them. Make a way for people around the world to show the love of Jesus to the people of the DPRK.

East Asia’s Muslims / 03 May 2021

Up and down East and Southeast Asia many children in Muslim communities mark Ramadan by attending extra teaching at the mosque and starting to fast for part of the day. It is considered a great privilege to be old enough to fast. Pray that as Muslim children study Islam they will find out more about […]

Japan / 02 May 2021

Pray for Christians in Japan to show faith and trust in God and point people to Him in the midst of all the uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19).

East Asia’s Muslims / 02 May 2021

Christ’s desire for closeness to his people is striking – ‘May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.’ [Rom 15:13] Pray for local followers of Jesus living in Muslim communities in the […]

Hong Kong / 01 May 2021

Pray that during this time of instability due to COVID-19, there would be no further instability caused by people specifically targetting Christians.

East Asia’s Muslims / 01 May 2021

Did you know that each time a Muslim performs their ritual prayers they recite the Fatihah? This prayer is the first chapter of the Qur’an and its seven verses are a prayer for the guidance and mercy of Allah. Since the Fatihah captures the essence of Islam it is often compared to the Lord’s Prayer. […]

Belgium / 30 April 2021

OMF Belgium has started a youth volunteer group called OMF BE Creative Space composed of five young people who want to invest one hour a week for OMF Belgium. It is an exciting initiative, where the young people get freedom to experiment with the vision of OMF Belgium; pray for this group as it is […]

East Asia’s Muslims / 30 April 2021

Did you know that completing the Hajj, a pilgrimage to Mecca is one of the five pillars of Islam? Doing it gives immense spiritual merit, yet many Muslims in East and Southeast Asia are not able to make the pilgrimage to Mecca owing to cost or pilgrim limits. Pray for those feeling disappointment to know […]

New Horizons / 29 April 2021

Pray for Jenni, OMF’s New Horizon’s Serve Asia Coordinator, as she engages with Serve Asia applicants. Ask God for wisdom and discernment in this important role.

East Asia’s Muslims / 29 April 2021

As dusk falls Muslims all around the world meet to break the fast together. Did you know it is a tradition to break the fast by sharing a few dates with others? These can be expensive. Pray for those Muslims in the East and Southeast Asian regions who don’t have enough to eat, that they […]

East Asia’s Diaspora / 28 April 2021

Many of our East Asian friends have received some horribly biased comments in light of the coronavirus. Unfortunately, this seems to bring out the ugly side of fear, resulting in prejudice. Pray the Lord comforts those who have experienced these comments and allows others to speak out against such comments. Pray also for God to […]

East Asia’s Muslims / 28 April 2021

Many Muslims believe the ones who truly follow Islam are at perfect peace with themselves and others. Pray for God to be at work healing broken relationships and strengthening families and communities across East and Southeast Asia as Muslims celebrate the month-long fast together.

Australia / 27 April 2021

Pray for Luba as she prepares to run a Mission Workshops Day in Australia on June 26. Pray that God will use these workshops to inspire many into mission. Pray that Luba will be able to finish all the new versions of the workshops soon, and that the event will be well attended and well […]

Canada / 27 April 2021

OMF Canada is in urgent need of a qualified person for the IT Department and for a Coordinator for the Mentorship program. Pray, also, for an ongoing discussion with a possible candidate for an HR position.

United Kingdom and Ireland / 27 April 2021

Pray for potential OMF workers from the UK whose applications have had to be put on hold or delayed due to the pandemic. Ask for them to have patience and assurance of God’s sovereignty. May they be reminded of God’s perfect timing and be attentive to what he is teaching them at this time.

East Asia’s Muslims / 27 April 2021

In the Qur’an, Jesus is mentioned frequently, for example, ‘When Jesus came with Clear Signs, he said: “Now have I come to you with Wisdom […] therefore fear Allah and obey me.”’ (Sura 43:63). Pray that as East Asian Muslims read verses like this one that they will want to learn more about Jesus.

Switzerland / 26 April 2021

Pray for God to raise up new long and short-term workers for East Asia from Switzerland.

East Asia’s Muslims / 26 April 2021

Did you know according to the Qur’an, the Ka’bah (House of God), the holiest site in Islam was originally built by Abraham and Ishmael. It sits at the center of the Great Mosque of Mecca, its location dictates the direction a Muslim must face as they perform their Salah, ritual prayers to get the best […]

Southern Africa / 25 April 2021

Lift up the OMF South Africa team, asking God to give them wisdom as they journey with several enquirers and applicants. Many of them do not speak English as their first language, so miscommunications can occur. Pray for the “roadblocks” experienced with some applicants to be removed.

East Asia’s Muslims / 25 April 2021

In Revelation, the Bible reveals that in the new creation all cultures will be there. Ask God to help us think of all people as he does. ‘Through him all things were made, without him nothing was made that has been made’ (Jn 1:3). Pray for more pray-ers to pray God’s blessing over Muslims this […]

Australia / 24 April 2021

Give thanks that after a tumultuous 2020, COVID-19 is under control in Victoria, Australia and the OMF Australia team can host ministry events in person again. Give thanks for God’s provision of a modern, spacious and well-located new office. Pray for various upcoming events at the office, including a Thanksgiving Service on June 5. Pray […]

Canada / 24 April 2021

Praise for three units(couple/family/single) who were accepted as appointees in the recent OMF Canada Candidate Course. They are now building their prayer and support teams. Pray for opportunities to share this vision and for the preparation of hearts of individuals and churches to join them.

Netherlands / 24 April 2021

Pray that the OMF Netherlands’ new strategic communication strategy will bear fruit and that doors will be opened to the hearts and lives of our target groups. Pray that people’s hearts will be moved through the stories shared, leading to the praise of our Lord and more involvement with global missions.

East Asia’s Muslims / 24 April 2021

Did you know that the Subha is a string of 33 prayer beads used by devout Muslims to chant the ninety-nine beautiful names of Allah? Muhammad is quoted as saying “The Most High Allah has ninety-nine names and whoever enumerates them will enter into Paradise.” Isa al Massih (Jesus the Messiah) is honored as a […]

East Asia’s Muslims / 23 April 2021

Many Muslims miss praying in community at their local mosques because of the ongoing pandemic restrictions. Instead they are saying their prayers in the intimacy of their homes. Let’s pray God will help Muslims maintain good ties with their friends and neighbors during this difficult time.

Germany / 23 April 2021

In addition to his role as Communications manager of OMF Germany, Joachim Koenig coaches a number of sending churches. In this way, he links the congregation, the missionary and OMF together. Pray that his work will strengthen trust so that world mission remains everyone’s concern.

East Asia’s Muslims / 22 April 2021

“You are the God who sees me,” was the name Hagar gave to God, when she fled from Sarai to the desert. (Genesis 16:13) Hagar, Ishmael’s mother is the only woman in the Bible who addresses God by a new name. Pray that as East and Southeast Asian Muslims will learn more of the God […]

United States / 22 April 2021

Please join the OMF (U.S.) team in asking God to provide the team with a Training facilitator to lead a future training ministry.

Australia / 21 April 2021

Pray for OMF Australia’s next NSW Scope event on May 26. Pray for Sarah as she presents about adversity, suffering and resilience, and faith in cross-cultural ministry. Pray that God will bring those who need to hear about this topic.

Canada / 21 April 2021

Praise God that two of the five Canadian units (couples/families/singles) who have been waiting for visas and open borders for some time have now arrived in Asia.

East Asia’s Muslims / 21 April 2021

Did you know some Christians refer to Muslims as their Abrahamic cousins? This is because in Islamic history, Ishmael, Isaac’s half-brother, is a prophet and ancestor of Muhammad? Many Muslims believe the Tawrat (Pentateuch) is a holy book sent down by Allah as guidance and light. Pray that East and Southeast Asian Muslims might learn […]

Canada / 21 April 2021

OMF Canada’s Community Engagement team is now connected with the Great Commission Co-op, a network of mission organizations that bring awareness of the unreached. Pray for good cooperation as they teach in Bible colleges, and missions events around Canada.

East Asia’s Muslims / 20 April 2021

Muslims are now eight days into Ramadan and are getting used to the new routine. Did you know that the meal that ends the fast at sunset is called Iftar? It is often shared with others. Pray for God to bless East and Southeast Asian Muslim families relationships as they spend time together each evening.

Mekong Minorities / 20 April 2021

Pray for the advancement of the gospel in East Asia and that those gripped by fear by news of the coronavirus would call out to God for salvation.

East Asia’s Muslims / 19 April 2021

Every Muslim wants to give zakat, charitable giving, it is a proof of their faith. Any money given during Ramadan is believed to have more value, earning more rewards from Allah for the giver. Give thanks to God for the generosity of Muslims during the fast, and pray that their gifts are a blessing to […]

Skylands / 19 April 2021

Pray for the health and safety of all Mongolians during this time.

Australia / 18 April 2021

Pray for the OMF team in Western Australia as they run a mission conference for the Chinese Methodist Churches on May 15. Pray for a good number of participants and for God to challenge many into further mission involvement. Pray also for David as he represents OMF at the CREDO conference on May 8 (a […]

Canada / 18 April 2021

Pray for Steve, Leona, Barry, Kyle, and Melissa of OMF Canada’s Community Engagement team that is preparing for two Asia Online gatherings in June and July. Asia Online are virtual gatherings to inform and challenge people about missions in Asia and in Canada. Pray that God will bring new inquirers and raise up new workers from […]

East Asia’s Muslims / 18 April 2021

Did you know Muslims believe in a Day of Judgement? It is the day when good and bad acts are weighed by Allah. Muslims hope to have done enough good acts to give them an afterlife in Paradise. Fasting in Ramadan is considered a good act. Pray for God to bless all Muslims as they […]

Urban China / 18 April 2021

Please pray for the nation of China, that healing will not just be on a physical and medical level, but that this time will bring the nation, and its leadership, to come to see the Lord Almighty. May they learn not to rely on themselves, on “the people,” or on their own might, but come […]

East Asia’s Muslims / 17 April 2021

Today is the fifth day of fasting for Muslims and they are now settling into the routine of getting up early to eat before dawn. This meal is called the suhur and it needs to be completed before the sun rises. Pray God’s blessing on those who rise early to prepare this meal for others.

China / 17 April 2021

God, thank you for church leaders in China. In the more restrictive environment, please help each of them facing difficult challenges. We pray for each of the communities they lead to stand firm in their faith.

East Asia’s Muslims / 16 April 2021

Did you know that older Muslims or those with underlying health conditions are not expected to keep the fast, making charitable gifts instead? However many do and find it physically challenging.  Give thanks for Jesus’s compassion for those who are struggling with age or poor health. Pray for good advice from doctors during this period. 

Singapore / 16 April 2021

God, please raise up more candidates in Singapore who sense your leading to serve in Myanmar and Vietnam.

East Asia’s Muslims / 15 April 2021

Ramadan is the most precious month of their year for all Muslims. It is precious because they believe it is the month the Qur’an was first revealed to Muhammad. The whole Qur’an is read in special sessions in Mosques throughout Ramadan. Isa, the Islamic Arabic name of Jesus, is honored in the Qur’an. Pray that […]

Australia / 15 April 2021

Thank God for OMF Australia’s volunteer workers. Pray for each of those settling into new roles: Vera (Office Assistant, Victoria) and SC (IT support). Please continue to pray for God’s provision of suitable volunteers for the following roles: Prayer Coordinator (National), IT support (National), HMT Coordinator (NSW), Mobilisation (NSW), Member Care (NSW).

Canada / 15 April 2021

Praise God for a great launch of Acts1:8, OMF Canada’s short-term alumni community . Pray that the community can be a place of support and encouragement to those who have been on short-term missions and desire to remain involved in missions.

East Asia’s Muslims / 15 April 2021

For Silk Road communities, Ramadan is traditionally a time of dedication to spiritual rituals. Pray that people on China’s Silk Road would hear about the God of the Bible during the month of Ramadan.

East Asia’s Muslims / 14 April 2021

Sawm or fasting is the fourth of the five pillars of Islam. 1.8 billion Muslims around the world seek to obey Allah by not eating and drinking during daylight hours during the ninth month of the Islamic year. Today is the second full fasting day. Ask God to help you grasp how ‘wide and long […]

New Zealand / 14 April 2021

Lord, thank you for your church in New Zealand. Please use your people in New Zealand to bless the peoples of East Asia. Work through your church to send many people to East Asians to share the good news about Jesus.

East Asia’s Muslims / 13 April 2021

When dusk fell last night Ramadan began. This is a special time of year for Muslims.  Today is the first day of a month of daily fasts between sunrise and sunset. Pray for Muslims that as they start their fast our Heavenly Father would be working in their hearts to prepare them to hear from […]

Malaysia / 13 April 2021

Pray for God’s healing grace upon those affected by COVID-19, for sustenance upon the healthcare workers and wisdom upon the governments and leaders involved in making decisions.

Canada / 12 April 2021

Praise God for OMF Canada’s ministry of Connections East Asia (CEA). CEA has a vision to see an indigenous, biblical church movement in each East Asian diaspora across Canada, evangelizing locally and reaching out in mission globally. Lucy is transitioning into CEA as the Returnee Ministries Leader. Pray for her as she faces a steep […]

East Asia’s Muslims / 12 April 2021

Tonight as dusk falls Ramadan, the Muslim fasting month starts. Tomorrow will be the first full day of fasting. Pray for Christians to pray God’s blessing daily for Muslims this Ramadan. ’Again I say to you, if two of you agree on earth about anything they ask, it will be done for them by my […]

Australia / 12 April 2021

Pray for new people to join OMF Australia’s New South Wales team as some current team members look to move on to other ministries. Pray especially for God to raise up someone with a heart for member care and another with a heart for mobilisation .

Indonesia / 12 April 2021

Lord, thank you for your church in Indonesia. Please use your people in Indonesia to bless the peoples of East Asia. Work through your church to send many people to East Asians to share the good news about Jesus.

Australia / 11 April 2021

Give thanks for ongoing mobilisation opportunities in each state of Australia. Pray for good partnerships and connections with churches, Bible colleges and university groups. Pray for wisdom in planning events, particularly face-to-face, and the ability to retain flexibility to move online.

Vietnam / 10 April 2021

Pray for Vietnamese Christians to be a good witness to those around them, always ready to give a reason for the hope that they have in Jesus.

East Asia’s Muslims / 09 April 2021

We want to pray today for the Muslims of East and Southeast Asia who live in mega cities. The region has some of the largest cities in the world. These cities can be places of great economic opportunity but for some this is not true. Pray God will meet the needs of urban Muslims who […]

Australia / 09 April 2021

Give thanks for the safe arrival of five Australian families for home assignment. Pray that they will have good opportunities to share about ministry and connect with people who are interested in missions.

Thailand / 09 April 2021

Lord, please help Thai Christians to live out a genuinely Christ-like life in their communities.

Philippines / 08 April 2021

Pray that Christian communities in the Philippines would continue to be beacons of hope and love to people around them during this difficult period.

Myanmar / 07 April 2021

Pray for Christians in Myanmar: When lacking in wisdom or experience Myanmar’s Christians need great wisdom and discernment to know how to face these challenging circumstances, which they perhaps feel unprepared for. Continue to pray that they will seek wisdom from God, his word, and other Christians who are mature in their faith. Pray for […]

East Asia’s Muslims / 07 April 2021

We want to bless the Muslims of East and Southeast Asia. Pray with us that Christians can be a blessing and joy to their Muslim neighbours.

Australia / 06 April 2021

Pray for various mobilization events coming up in Australia , that the Lord would use these times to raise up workers for the harvest. Give thanks for a very enthusiastic enquirer keen to go to Japan with his family. Pray as various state teams work out what they will continue to do online and what […]

Cambodia / 06 April 2021

Lord, we pray for the Cambodian church, that it will be wise, faithful and firmly rooted in you. May your church be burdened and committed to evangelizing and discipling Cambodia’s peoples. We pray that the church will grow in awareness of and participation in cross-cultural mission.

East Asia’s Muslims / 05 April 2021

East and Southeast Asia is home to over 260 million Muslim people in over 220 different ethnic groups. Give thanks to the Lord that all cultures were created by the Lord, pray for greater understanding between peoples of different cultures.

Taiwan / 05 April 2021

For those preparing to become long-term missionaries, please equip them. Please help the Taiwanese churches and mission agencies partner well, and be able to work well together to support these missionaries.

Australia / 03 April 2021

Pray for the new office renovations and refurbishment of OMF Australia’sVictoria office to be finished in a timely and cost-effective manner. Pray for excess office space to be used well for the glory of God.

Japan / 02 April 2021

Lord, thank you for your church in Japan. Please use your people in Japan to bless the peoples of East Asia. Work through your church to send many people to East Asians to share the good news about Jesus.

Hong Kong / 01 April 2021

Praise God for the intentional efforts of mission organizations, churches, and seminaries to disciple, equip and invest time and money in the younger generation. Local churches are incorporating mission education into their discipleship program and seeking ways to be involved in purposeful short term missions.

Switzerland / 31 March 2021

Pray for God to raise up new long and short-term workers for East Asia from Switzerland.

Australia / 31 March 2021

Give thanks for the opening up of a Bible college in Perth, Australia that seeks to partner more closely with mission agencies. Pray for more connections and good interactions between OMF and the students there.

Global / 31 March 2021

Lift up the Leadership Development Team, led by Sam (Assistant General Director), as they work on an intentional, comprehensive, OMF-wide, leadership training approach for present and future generations of leaders.

Belgium / 30 March 2021

Lord, we pray for Belgium and the state of the church. The harvest is big and the workers are few. We pray for more workers in Belgium. May the gospel touch the hearts of many in Belgium, so that God’s Kingdom may grow there, and new missionaries may be raised to share the gospel to […]

New Horizons / 29 March 2021

Lord, thank you for your church in around the world. Please use your people to bless the peoples of East Asia. Work through your church to send many people to East Asians to share the good news about Jesus.

Switzerland / 28 March 2021

OMF Switzerland is looking for a person with skills in creative publishing and editing for its quarterly magazine, Ostasiens Millionen (East Asia’s Millions), as well as the creation of flyers and other materials; the current editor will leave this role in a few months. Pray for God to raise up the right person to fill […]

Australia / 28 March 2021

Give thanks for OMF Australia’s  recent training on partnering well with volunteers and for volunteers God has gifted the team there with. Please intercede for several aspects of OMF Australia’s volunteer ministries: Ask God to raise up new volunteers for OMF Australia’s needs this year, especially for Prayer and Homeside Ministry Team ministries. Pray for […]

East Asia’s Diaspora / 28 March 2021

Lord, please raise up new workers in places where they can be most effective to these Asian migrants. Please provide resources for the local churches to reach out to them, both in the home and recipient countries.

United Kingdom and Ireland / 27 March 2021

Pray for potential OMF workers from the UK whose applications have had to be put on hold or delayed due to the pandemic. Ask for them to have patience and assurance of God’s sovereignty. May they be reminded of God’s perfect timing and be attentive to what he is teaching them at this time.

Switzerland / 26 March 2021

Pray for protection from COVID-19 for the OMF Switzerland team as the infection rate in Switzerland is still high.

Switzerland / 25 March 2021

Several young people from Switzerland would like to go to Asia as Serve Asia workers, but are prevented from doing so due to COVID-19. Pray that they keep their vision and have patience to wait until the borders re-open. Pray for wisdom for OMF Switzerland’s Serve Asia Coordinator who is in contact with these applicants.

Australia / 25 March 2021

Pray for long term candidates hoping to leave Australia for the mission field this year. Pray for churches to support missionaries in prayer and finance as they are able. Pray for God’s provision of full support and the open doors for travel and training that God might use cross-cultural workers from Australia to bless the nations.

Southern Africa / 25 March 2021

Lord, thank you for your work in and through your church in South Africa. We pray that you would use your people in South Africa to spread your gospel to all of East Asia’s peoples. Please continue to grow the church’s vision in missions sending.

Netherlands / 24 March 2021

Pray that the OMF Netherlands’ new strategic communication strategy will bear fruit and that doors will be opened to the hearts and lives of our target groups. Pray that people’s hearts will be moved through the stories shared, leading to the praise of our Lord and more involvement with global missions.

Myanmar / 23 March 2021

Pray for Christians in Myanmar: When lacking in wisdom or experience Myanmar’s Christians need great wisdom and discernment to know how to face these challenging circumstances, which they perhaps feel unprepared for. Continue to pray that they will seek wisdom from God, his word, and other Christians who are mature in their faith. Pray for […]

Myanmar / 23 March 2021

Pray for Christians in Myanmar: In fears, sorrow, and injustices In Romans 12 we are told to weep with those who weep. This is certainly a time of lament for Myanmar’s Christians. Perhaps questions of God’s goodness, power and intentions have also arisen in their minds. God is not threatened by people’s emotions and questions. […]

Myanmar / 23 March 2021

Pray for Christians in Myanmar: In tough choices Christians in Myanmar are facing incredibly challenging situations. Situations where standing up for what is right in God’s eyes could mean being ostracized by others or even worse. Pray for boldness to follow God in faith and obedience.

Germany / 23 March 2021

OMF Germany thanks God for three doctors who volunteer their time to care for applicants, candidates and missionaries on home assignment. Please pray for wisdom for each situation and sufficient time to handle even short-term concerns.

Australia / 22 March 2021

Pray for the committee involved in the search for a new Executive Director for OMF Australia, and the ongoing work of OMF Australia’s Missional Business Team. Pray for God’s leading in both endeavours.

United States / 22 March 2021

Please join the OMF (U.S.) team in asking God to provide the team with a Training facilitator to lead a future training ministry.

Canada / 21 March 2021

OMF Canada’s Community Engagement team is now connected with the Great Commission Co-op, a network of mission organizations that bring awareness of the unreached. Pray for good cooperation as they teach in Bible colleges, and missions events around Canada.

Switzerland / 20 March 2021

Pray for God to raise new long and short-term OMF workers from Switzerland.

Canada / 20 March 2021

In October 2020 five units (couples, families and singles) from OMF Canada were accepted as appointees. They are now building their prayer and support teams. Pray for opportunities to share about their ministries and for God to prepare peoples’ and churches’ hearts to join them in their work through prayer, finances, and encouragement.

Mekong Minorities / 20 March 2021

Pray for workers who might be anxious about additional expenses, unforeseen accommodation expenses, flights and visa costs. Pray that God will give the peace that passes understanding in these challenging times and that he would provide for their needs.

United States / 19 March 2021

Pray for God to grow OMF (U.S.) in being a stronger partner for churches, schools, and other ministry organizations in the U.S.

Australia / 19 March 2021

Pray for Mike Lee as he steps into a new role as OMF Australia’s Personnel Manager. Pray for grace and peace as he begins this work.

Skylands / 19 March 2021

Lord, we pray for Mongolians to have the fear of the Lord, from which comes wisdom, and also hope in Christ who gives life.

Urban China / 18 March 2021

Please pray for the nation of China, that healing will not just be on a physical and medical level, but that this time will bring the nation, and its leadership, to come to see the Lord Almighty. May they learn not to rely on themselves, on “the people,” or on their own might, but come […]

Switzerland / 17 March 2021

Pray for several OMF Switzerland workers who need God’s leading and wisdom regarding schooling options for their children.

Canada / 17 March 2021

OMF Canada has five units (couples, families and singles) who, for some time, have been preparing or waiting to serve in Asia. Pray for final clearances, visas, and open doors for them to be able to go soon.

China / 17 March 2021

Lord, with the rapidly growing economy in China, materialism is a major problem for the church. We pray for Christians to set their priority in seeking after You and not material wealth and comfort.

United States / 16 March 2021

Intercede for many people in the U.S. who feel called to go on a short-term trip , but are not able to go during the pandemic. Pray that they would draw near to Christ as they wait and prepare for a future opportunity.

Australia / 16 March 2021

Give thanks for God’s provision: 99 percent of OMF Australia’s financial needs were met in 2020!

Singapore / 16 March 2021

God, please raise up more candidates in Singapore who sense your leading to serve in Myanmar and Vietnam.

Switzerland / 14 March 2021

Pray for wisdom for OMF Switzerland Home Assignees regarding how to stay in contact with their supporters, prayer partners and home churches despite restrictions due to COVID-19. This year most of OMF’s Swiss members will be on HA. Pray for an increase in invitations from Swiss churches regarding ministry opportunities for them.

Canada / 14 March 2021

Praise for a visa that has been issued for an OMF Canada worker to return to Asia.  She will depart in March. Pray also for the visa for a family (new workers) from Canada to come through soon.

United States / 13 March 2021

Praise God for the many U.S. participants who were challenged through the virtual vision trips to Japan and Cambodia in recent months. Pray with the OMF (U.S.) team for the follow-up work as people pray and consider their next steps of involvement.

Australia / 13 March 2021

Give thanks for ongoing mobilisation opportunities in each state of Australia. Pray for good partnerships and connections with churches, Bible colleges and university groups. Pray for wisdom in planning events, particularly face-to-face, and the ability to retain flexibility to move online.

Indonesia / 12 March 2021

COVID-19 is a solemn warning, reminding many of the brevity and uncertainty of life. Pray that many in Indonesia would be drawn back to the Bible for answers and assurance. Pray also for faithful, bold, and biblically-sound proclamation of the gospel from pastors and all Christians at such a time as this.

Switzerland / 11 March 2021

In March, OMF Switzerland expects to welcome from the field two single women and one family for Home Assignment. One woman has resigned from OMF and will start a theological education and further studies. Pray for God’s leading and blessing on this new chapter of her life.

Canada / 11 March 2021

OMF Canada’s Community Engagement team is now connected with the Great Commission Co-op, a network of mission organizations that bring awareness of the unreached. Pray for good cooperation as they teach in Bible colleges, and missions events around Canada.

Australia / 11 March 2021

Praise God that OMF Australia’s Western Australia office could still run a mission exploring group for young adults one day after Perth ended a COVID-related lockdown. Pray for God to raise up more workers for the field through this group. Pray for the next meeting scheduled on March 13.

United States / 10 March 2021

Please join the OMF (U.S.) team in asking God to provide the team with a Training facilitator to lead a future training ministry.

Australia / 10 March 2021

Pray that the OMF Victorian (Australia) office renovations will be finished in a timely and cost-effective manner to enable the team there to work effectively and run ministries from the new facilities.

Vietnam / 10 March 2021

Pray for Vietnamese Christians to be a good witness to those around them, always ready to give a reason for the hope that they have in Jesus.

Thailand / 09 March 2021

Pray for many Thais to be asking questions about life and faith during this time of crisis and for many start to follow Christ.

Switzerland / 08 March 2021

A member of the OMF Switzerland office team is going through medical treatment because of migraine attacks and has been on sick leave for several weeks. Pray for healing and comfort for this team member.

Canada / 08 March 2021

Praise God for an increase in the number of inquirers for service in East Asia from Canada.

Philippines / 08 March 2021

Pray that Christian communities in the Philippines would continue to be beacons of hope and love to people around them during this difficult period.

Australia / 07 March 2021

Pray for the provision of a new administrative assistant for the OMF Victoria office in Australia. Pray for someone with a passion for mission who has the skills and gifting to complement the team.

Myanmar / 07 March 2021

Pray for God’s intervention. Pray for protection on the demonstrators and the current crisis will be resolved peacefully.

Cambodia / 06 March 2021

Pray for OMF workers in Cambodia to spend time wisely and use these unique opportunities to proclaim the gospel of Christ.

Switzerland / 05 March 2021

Praise the Lord for a good OMF Switzerland Office Team Retreat in late January, although two members were not able to participate. The team worked on organizational goals and strategy. Pray for clarity on next steps.

Canada / 05 March 2021

Pray for Serve Asia (short-term missions program) Coordinators around the OMF world as they explore and implement virtual mission trips in Serve Asia gatherings for applicants. Despite this difference in format, may these efforts be fruitful for God’s work in East Asia.

Taiwan / 05 March 2021

For those preparing to become long-term missionaries, please equip them. Please help the Taiwanese churches and mission agencies partner well, and be able to work well together to support these missionaries.

Myanmar / 04 March 2021

Since the coup, relief efforts to help people affected by COVID-19 have ceased. Pray that people would have enough to eat and that there won’t be a massive wave of infections following the demonstrations. How to pray for Myanmar in 2021?

Myanmar / 04 March 2021

During this time pray for minorities such as the Rohinyga, Karen, Shan will be protected. (There has already been an upsurge of violence) How to pray for Myanmar in 2021?

Myanmar / 04 March 2021

Pray for God’s intervention. Pray for protection on the demonstrators and the current crisis will be resolved peacefully. How to pray for Myanmar in 2021?

Australia / 04 March 2021

Pray for OMF Australia’s work in Victoria as they start the year with a new team. Pray for Paul Jessop as he starts as State Ministry Leader and for unity, wisdom and fruitfulness in the team.

South Korea / 04 March 2021

Lord, thank you for your church in South Korea. Please use your people in South Korea to bless the peoples of East Asia. Work through your church to send many people to East Asians to share the good news about Jesus.

DPRK / 03 March 2021

Lord, you know about the difficulties facing believers in the DPRK. Please protect them, strengthen their faith and give them opportunities to tell others about you.

Switzerland / 02 March 2021

Praise God that OMF Switzerland’s accountant (Christoph) was able to close the annual accounts and send out the tax deduction receipts to all donors on time. Pray now for refreshing holidays for him and his family.

Canada / 02 March 2021

OMF Canada’s Serve Asia team recently hosted an online event focused on the ministry of prayer for believers, churches and workers in East Asia. Pray that God leads more participants into this kind of ministry.

Japan / 02 March 2021

Lord, thank you for sending missionaries to serve East Asians from your church in Japan. Please help this to continue in spite of a shortage of pastors and seminary students.

Australia / 01 March 2021

Praise God that OMF Australia’s Western Australia office could still run a mission exploring group for young adults one day after Perth ended a COVID-related lockdown. Pray for God to raise up more workers for the field through this group. Pray for the next meeting scheduled on March 13.

Germany / 01 March 2021

In addition to his role as Communications manager of OMF Germany, Joachim Koenig coaches a number of sending churches. In this way, he links the congregation, the missionary and OMF together. Pray that his work will strengthen trust so that world mission remains everyone’s concern.

Hong Kong / 01 March 2021

We pray, Lord, that partnership with supporting churches will be strengthened, to gain more mutual understanding, so as to support our members effectively and share the vision with the wider Christian community.

Switzerland / 26 February 2021

Pray for wisdom for OMF Switzerland members on Home Assignment: how to stay in contact with their supporters, prayer partners and home churches during this time of restrictions because of COVID-19.

Germany / 26 February 2021

OMF Germany hopes that regular short-term placements can take place again from summer 2021 onwards. Please pray for patience for any short-termers whose departure date has been postponed. Pray for them to find new ways to serve Asians wherever they are.

Southern Africa / 25 February 2021

Lord, thank you for your work in and through your church in South Africa. We pray that you would use your people in South Africa to spread your gospel to all of East Asia’s peoples. Please continue to grow the church’s vision in missions sending.

Netherlands / 24 February 2021

Pray that the OMF Netherlands’ new strategic communication strategy will bear fruit and that doors will be opened to the hearts and lives of our target groups. Pray that people’s hearts will be moved through the stories shared, leading to the praise of our Lord and more involvement with global missions.

Germany / 23 February 2021

OMF Germany thanks God for churches that send and support missionaries. Please pray for strong relationships and good communication between churches and their missionaries so that the cause of mission grows, even among the younger generation.

Germany / 23 February 2021

OMF Germany thanks God for three doctors who volunteer their time to care for applicants, candidates and missionaries on home assignment. Please pray for wisdom for each situation and sufficient time to handle even short-term concerns.

United States / 22 February 2021

Pray that the American church can be a source of healing among many divisions in the U.S. and help people to grow in understanding each other.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 21 February 2021

Pray for potential OMF workers from the UK whose applications have had to be put on hold or delayed due to the pandemic. Ask for them to have patience and assurance of God’s sovereignty. May they be reminded of God’s perfect timing and be attentive to what he is teaching them at this time.

Canada / 21 February 2021

Praise the Lord that that number of people from Canada inquiring about long-term service with OMF is increasing once again. Pray for the OMF Canada mobilization team as they walk with individuals during this uncertain time.

Germany / 20 February 2021

Thank God for the many volunteers in the “House and Yard” unit at the OMF Germany headquarters in Mücke,. They help in areas ranging from IT to tiling to mowing the lawn. Please pray for safety in all situations. When everything in the house is working, it saves a lot of time and frustration.

Mekong Minorities / 20 February 2021

Pray for the advancement of the gospel in East Asia and that those gripped by fear by news of the coronavirus would call out to God for salvation.

Skylands / 19 February 2021

Pray for Christians in Mongolia to remember the steady hope they have in Christ and to share that hope with others amidst very uncertain times.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 18 February 2021

Praise God for 49 Bridge Asia team members serving with OMF (UK)and their enthusiasm to continue to in their volunteer ministry online. Give thanks for the online prayer meetings, conferences and courses they have been able to host and pray for much fruit from these.

Switzerland / 18 February 2021

Pray for a couple of Swiss workers in East Asia who were involved in a road accident where one person was severely injured. May God give healing for the man and may the situation be resolved without going to court.

Urban China / 18 February 2021

Please pray for the nation of China, that healing will not just be on a physical and medical level, but that this time will bring the nation, and its leadership, to come to see the Lord Almighty. May they learn not to rely on themselves, on “the people,” or on their own might, but come […]

China / 17 February 2021

Lord, you know about the needs for many marginalized people in remote areas of China. Please open the doors for Christians to go and serve these people by bringing hope and practical help for their situation.

Germany / 17 February 2021

In February, Chinese churches in Northern Germany are organizing online seminars (via Zoom) for the people who work with teen and youth groups. Ask God to give those who attend a new passion for working with young people.

Singapore / 16 February 2021

Lord, thank you for your church in Singapore. Please use your people in Singapore to bless the peoples of East Asia. Work through your church to send many people to East Asians to share the good news about Jesus.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 15 February 2021

Praise God for the start of the new Discover series of the Serve Asia Podcast. The focus of the series is to help listeners to learn more about the history, culture, and Christian context of the different countries in East Asia. By learning more about these places, our hope is that Christians will be inspired […]

Switzerland / 15 February 2021

Pray for protection from COVID-19 for the OMF Switzerland team as the infection rate in Switzerland is still high.

East Asia’s Muslims / 15 February 2021

On the Silk Road, honor comes with age. Pray for wisdom for Silk Road elders as they lead their families and their communities.

New Zealand / 14 February 2021

Lift up OMF New Zealand retirees, praying Psalm 91:1-2 over them as New Zealand heads into the winter season: “He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the Lord, “My refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.” Pray […]

Malaysia / 13 February 2021

Pray for the Malaysian church to be vigilant, to unite in prayer and to demonstrate Christ’s love and comfort in practical ways to those around them.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 12 February 2021

Please pray for the planning committee for the OMF (UK) national conference in March 2022 as they invite speakers and develop the theme and outline of the event.

Switzerland / 12 February 2021

Pray for wisdom for OMF Switzerland members on Home Assignment: how to stay in contact with their supporters, prayer partners and home churches during this time of restrictions because of COVID-19.

Indonesia / 12 February 2021

In January, Indonesia started its covid-19 vaccination program, a challenging task for the world’s 4th most populous nation. The first priority groups are front-line health workers and the economically active. The vaccination will be provided free of charge. Please pray for smooth and rapid roll-out of the vaccine, as well as more supplies. Pray that […]

Australia / 11 February 2021

Give thanks for new OMF volunteers throughout Australia working in finance, media, property, missional business, administration and events.

Vietnam / 10 February 2021

Lord, may the Prince of Peace be known in a country that many historically associate with war. Vietnam has had a long history of fighting off foreign invaders, and many still think of Vietnam as a war-ravaged country. It is in fact a peaceful, united and now prospering country.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 09 February 2021

Pray for wisdom and discernment for the OMF (UK) leadership team as they review the past year and consider the strategic priorities for OMF (UK) in the future.

Switzerland / 09 February 2021

Pray for God to raise up additional members for the OMF SwitzerlandHome Council. An interested person will take part in the next Home Council meeting on February 20.

United States / 09 February 2021

Thank God that a few workers from the U.S. were able to return to Asia even during the pandemic. Pray for these workers and families as they try to navigate travel and quarantines to serve in Asia.

Thailand / 09 February 2021

Pray for Thai churches to see the opportunities to serve during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Philippines / 08 February 2021

Pray for new opportunities and open doors for ministry to emerge out of this crisis in the Philippines and that God’s people will rise up to be his agents of grace.

Switzerland / 06 February 2021

Pray for an OMF Switzerland family with their three children whose return to Asia has been postponed again. They now hope to return in mid-March; pray for God’s grace and work in them during this time of waiting and preparation.

United States / 06 February 2021

Praise God for many new mission explorers that have started talking with OMF through virtual mission conferences. Pray for the ongoing follow-up as each person explores how God is leading them in missions.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 06 February 2021

Pray for the OMF (UK) finance team in a busy period of financial end of year tasks. Pray for attention to detail, perseverance and joy as they serve.

Germany / 06 February 2021

OMF Germany thanks God for churches that send and support missionaries. Please pray for strong relationships and good communication between churches and their missionaries so that the cause of mission grows, even among the younger generation.

Myanmar / 5 February 2021

Beyond the immediate headlines, COVID-19 has had a significant impact in Myanmar, just as in other countries, especially economically. Pray for Christians in Myanmar to be able to continue to help those in need in Christ’s name.

Taiwan / 05 February 2021

For those preparing to become long-term missionaries, please equip them. Please help the Taiwanese churches and mission agencies partner well, and be able to work well together to support these missionaries.

Myanmar / 4 February 2021

Pray for the church and for Christians in Myanmar, that they would know God’s presence with them and always be ready to give an answer to those who ask for a reason for the hope that is in them (1 Peter 3:15).

South Korea / 04 February 2021

Lord, thank you for your church in South Korea. Please use your people in South Korea to bless the peoples of East Asia. Work through your church to send many people to East Asians to share the good news about Jesus.

Myanmar / 3 February 2021

Following the Myanmar military taking control of the country, detaining key leaders and declaring a state of emergency on 1 February, please pray for a peaceful outcome to this crisis.

Switzerland / 03 February 2021

Pray for a couple who has been delayed and is still waiting to leave for East Asia. They have started online language study while still in Switzerland.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 03 February 2021

Give thanks for God’s generous provision for OMF (UK)’s financial needs in 2020. We remain dependent on his provision for our needs. Please pray for continued good income levels in 2021.

United States / 03 February 2021

Pray that the American church can be a source of healing among many divisions in the U.S. and help people to grow in understanding each other.

Germany / 03 February 2021

The Austrian Women’s Missionary Prayer Federation has invited an OMF Germany missionary on Home Assignment to give mission talks in various cities in January. It is uncertain if this can happen in the current COVID-19 situation, but if it does, pray for energy, protection and joy for this worker.

DPRK / 03 February 2021

Lord, you know about the difficulties facing believers in the DPRK. Please protect them, strengthen their faith and give them opportunities to tell others about you.

Japan / 02 February 2021

Lord, thank you for your church in Japan. Please use your people in Japan to bless the peoples of East Asia. Work through your church to send many people to East Asians to share the good news about Jesus.

Hong Kong / 01 February 2021

Praise God for the intentional efforts of mission organizations, churches, and seminaries to disciple, equip and invest time and money in the younger generation.

Switzerland / 31 January 2021

Pray for the OMF Switzerland Office Team Retreat on January 27-29 and the new team with Samuel Figilister and Damaris R. (candidate/trainee). There are various matters to discuss and some upcoming changes.

United States / 31 January 2021

Praise God for providing stable support for OMF (U.S.) and OMF workers during 2020. We are so grateful for ministry partners that keep giving generously even during uncertain times.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 31 January 2021

Pray for Brian & Laureen Powell as they formally join the OMF (UK)office team in January. Brian will be serving as assistant director for candidates and Laureen as assistant personnel manager. Pray for them as they have to take on a lot of new information and get used to their new roles, while also having […]

Germany / 31 January 2021

A large youth mission conference in Germany called JuMiKo, which normally attracts up to 5,000 participants, took place virtually this year. OMF Germanyhad many good conversations at the “virtual booth” with those who attended. Pray for a good follow-up with those interested in world mission.

New Horizons / 29 January 2021

Pray for Steve and Anna as they seek to build partnerships and mobilise in Brazil and the wider world of Latin America. Ask for the ability to make strategic decisions, and for God-appointments as they meet with candidates and church leaders.

Germany / 28 January 2021

In January, one of OMF Germany’s Diaspora Ministries workers will be the official translator for several Japanese winter athletes. Pray for good opportunities for in-depth one-on-one conversations with athletes and team coaches despite COVID-19 restrictions.

Switzerland / 28 January 2021

Pray for OMF Switzerland accountant Christoph in finishing the work of 2020, closing the annual accounts and sending out the receipts to donors.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 28 January 2021

Give thanks for the faithful service of two OMF (UK) home medical advisors who are stepping down in January. Pray for their replacements as they get up to speed with their new roles.

United States / 28 January 2021

Praise God for working through the OMF (U.S.) team to see 52 new people activated to begin serving with OMF during 2020. Despite all of the challenges and changes during the pandemic, God kept moving people forward to serve.

East Asia’s Diaspora / 28 January 2021

Lord, please raise up new workers in places where they can be most effective to these Asian migrants. Please provide resources for the local churches to reach out to them, both in the home and recipient countries.

United Kingdom and Ireland / 27 January 2021

Thank you, God, for the many churches and individuals who have given their prayers, practical help, personal care, and financial support to the missionaries, including OMF workers, from the UK.

Switzerland / 26 January 2021

Pray for more people interested in serving in missions long-term from Switzerland. May God call many to serve him in East Asia.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 25 January 2021

Please pray for OMF (UK)’s online Home Assignment Workshop running 1-4 February. Pray for good connections and discussions. Pray particularly for the speakers preparing the Bible readings for the week, that the Lord will direct their preparation and their words to serve the workers attending. Pray for a fruitful time for OMF workers thinking about […]

Germany / 25 January 2021

In January Sandra starts her new role as Prayer Coordinator at OMF Germany. Please pray that God will enlighten her heart to recognize more and more the task God wants to fulfil through her.

United States / 25 January 2021

Pray for the OMF (U.S.) finance team during this busy season of work with 2020 year-end processes and preparing for the upcoming annual audit.

Switzerland / 25 January 2021

Praise God for his financial support in 2020 and for providing many faithful friends and volunteer helpers for OMF Suisse. It is a privilege to have so many supporters on our side.

Southern Africa / 25 January 2021

Lift up the OMF South Africa team, asking God to give them wisdom as they journey with several enquirers and applicants. Many of them do not speak English as their first language, so miscommunications can occur. Pray for the “roadblocks” experienced with some applicants to be removed.

Indonesia / 22 January 2021

Tragically, in early January a passenger plane crashed into the sea just a few minutes after take-off from Jakarta. Please pray for the families of those who lost their loved ones in the crash, including some children. Pray too for the investigations into the crash to lead to safety reviews and improved standards for low-cost […]

United States / 22 January 2021

Many of the OMF (U.S.) team members raise their own support. Pray for them as they work on partnership development while also fulfilling their other responsibilities on the team. Pray for God to connect them with great partners who can come alongside them and support them. May partnership development be a joy and not a […]

Indonesia / 21 January 2021

Indonesia is often subject to natural disasters due to its location, but this month has seen a whole series of challenging events across the archipelago, from earthquakes on the island of Sulawesi, to flooding that has displaced 20,000 people on the island of Kalimantan, and a volcanic eruption on the island of Java. Please pray […]

Canada / 21 January 2021

OMF Canada has urgent needs for OMF representation in three regions of the country. Please pray for qualified, committed persons to fill these roles. Pray also for God to raise up volunteers to help the current OMF representatives in Canada.

Indonesia / 20 January 2021

This month (January 2021) Indonesia started its covid-19 vaccination program, a challenging task for the world’s 4th most populous nation. The first priority groups are front-line health workers and the economically active. The vaccination will be provided free of charge. Please pray for smooth and rapid roll-out of the vaccine, as well as more supplies. […]

Mekong Minorities / 20 January 2021

Pray for the advancement of the gospel in East Asia and that those gripped by fear of the coronavirus would call out to God for salvation.

Indonesia / 19 January 2021

Indonesia has seen a relatively slow rise in COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic, helped by several rounds of semi-lockdown. The steady rise however means that this month there have sometimes been upwards of 10,000 new daily cases, several thousand of which are in the capital, Jakarta. Over 250 doctors have died so […]

Skylands / 19 January 2021

Thank you God for what you’ve done in Mongolia over the last twenty-five years – the church grew from a handful of believers to tens of thousands. Thank you for the foreign Christians who shared your gospel. Thank you for the first generation Mongolian believers who have a heart for missions!

Urban China / 18 January 2021

Please pray for the nation of China, that healing will not just be on a physical and medical level, but that this time will bring the nation, and its leadership, to come to see the Lord Almighty. May they learn not to rely on themselves, on “the people,” or on their own might, but come […]

China / 17 January 2021

Lord, we know that you care about people’s physical and spiritual needs. We pray for Christians in China to continue to grow with a vision for serving people holistically – focusing on the practical needs and sharing the hope we have in you.

Singapore / 16 January 2021

Thank you Lord for faithful and committed prayer intercessors in Singapore who have a burden to pray for the unreached people groups. Please lead more people to join in this ministry.

East Asia’s Muslims / 15 January 2021

Some Chinese Christians live in parts of China with large Muslim populations. Ask the Lord to give wisdom and grace to Christians in China as they interact with Chinese Muslims. May they be a blessing and a joy.

New Zealand / 14 January 2021

Pray for OMF New Zealand workers who, due to travel restrictions, are waiting without a location or trip to go on. Pray that they would grow in spiritual maturity and that their faith would deepen during this time. Pray for fuel in their fire for missions. Pray for OMF New Zealand’s Serve Asia team as […]

Malaysia / 13 January 2021

Pray for God’s healing grace upon those affected by COVID-19, for sustenance upon the healthcare workers and wisdom upon the governments and leaders involved in making decisions.

Indonesia / 12 January 2021

COVID-19 is a solemn warning, reminding many of the brevity and uncertainty of life. Pray that many in Indonesia would be drawn back to the Bible for answers and assurance. Pray also for faithful, bold, and biblically-sound proclamation of the gospel from pastors and all Christians at such a time as this.

Canada / 11 January 2021

Continue to pray for five new appointees from OMF Canada as they have begun partnership development. Pray for creative ways to share the call of God to missions. Pray that God will prepare people to partner with them in prayer and in finance.

Australia / 11 January 2021

Pray for OMF Australia staff working on planning events for those exploring mission in 2021. Pray that the topics, speakers and formats will reflect the felt needs of people thinking about mission service. Pray for increasing effectiveness in mobilising workers from Australia.

Vietnam / 10 January 2021

Give thanks for those producing Sunday school materials for children in Vietnam. Pray these materials would we well used and bear fruit.

Thailand / 09 January 2021

Pray for many Thais to be asking questions about life and faith during this time of crisis and for many start to follow Christ.

Canada / 08 January 2021

Praise God that a Serve Asia (short-term) worker from Canada has received a visa for Japan.  (This is one of the first SA workers to go to Asia since the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions took effect in March of this year.)  She will be leaving in January. Pray for her preparation and ministry there.

Philippines / 08 January 2021

Lord, please speak into the hearts of the people as you draw them to you. Please strengthen the faith of the Christians there, and reach out to those who need you.

Myanmar / 07 January 2021

Lord, we are one body of Christ. We praise you that more and more Myanmar churches are reaching out to Buddhist people groups. Praise you that local Christian leaders are developing new ways to contextually reach out to them. We pray for discipleship programs especially among the more established churches in Myanmar.

Cambodia / 06 January 2021

Pray for Cambodian Christians to display the good news of Jesus and help communities (such as by educating about COVID-19, teaching how to wash hands effectively etc.) during this time of need.

Canada / 05 January 2021

Praise the Lord that that number of people from Canada inquiring about long-term service with OMF is increasing once again. Pray for the OMF Canada mobilization team as they walk with individuals during this uncertain time.

Taiwan / 05 January 2021

Thank you for the volunteers and the work they do. We pray for continued growth in their spiritual lives and their service in your kingdom.

South Korea / 04 January 2021

Lord, thank you for your church in South Korea. Please use your people in South Korea to bless the peoples of East Asia. Work through your church to send many people to East Asians to share the good news about Jesus.

DPRK / 03 January 2021

Lord, you know about the difficulties facing believers in the DPRK. Please protect them, strengthen their faith and give them opportunities to tell others about you.

Canada / 02 January 2021

OMF Canada has urgent needs for OMF representation in three regions of the country.  Please pray for qualified, committed persons to fill these roles. Pray also for God to raise up volunteers to help the current OMF representatives in Canada.

Japan / 02 January 2021

Lord, thank you for sending missionaries to serve East Asians from your church in Japan. Please help this to continue in spite of a shortage of pastors and seminary students.

Hong Kong / 01 January 2021

Praise God for the intentional efforts of mission organizations, churches, and seminaries to disciple, equip and invest time and money in the younger generation. Local churches are incorporating mission education into their discipleship program and seeking ways to be involved in purposeful short term missions.

Global / 31 December 2020

Please pray for the organization as we continue to refine OMF’s culture and practices, and the way our systems serve us, in pursuit of effective kingdom ministry aligned with God’s purposes in his changing world.

Canada / 30 December 2020

The first-ever online Perspectives Study Program has just been completed. Praise for the 60 students who participated in this 15-week course of discovering the historical and current place of missions in the world. Pray that the Lord will raise up new cross-cultural workers for Asia. Pray for OMF members following up with students.

Belgium / 30 December 2020

Lord, we pray for Belgium and the state of the church. The harvest is big and the workers are few. We pray for more workers in Belgium. May the gospel touch the hearts of many in Belgium, so that God’s Kingdom may grow there, and new missionaries may be raised to share the gospel to […]

Germany / 29 December 2020

Join OMF Germany’s Thai and Japan Diaspora Teams in praying for opportunities to share the evangelistic calendar titled “Life 2021” with those who are interested.

New Horizons / 29 December 2020

Lord, we thank you for the way you are raising a new generation of missionaries from all countries of the world, making the missions force a truly global one.

East Asia’s Diaspora / 28 December 2020

Lord, please raise up new workers in places where they can be most effective to these Asian migrants. Please provide resources for the local churches to reach out to them, both in the home and recipient countries.

Canada / 27 December 2020

Pray for five other units from Canada – two families, one single, two couples – still waiting. The families have each moved at least once and are trying to homeschool their children while waiting. Pray for grace, hope and peace during these days.

United Kingdom and Ireland / 27 December 2020

Give thanks for progress in a number of long-running IT projects and new systems which will provide greater flexibility for home and office working. Please pray for the smooth implementation of these systems.

Germany / 26 December 2020

Ask God to use churches in Germany to share Jesus‘ love with the many Asians who live there. How can OMF support the churches in doing this work? Pray for God’s guidance in answering that question.

Switzerland / 26 December 2020

Pray for more people interested in serving in missions long-term from Switzerland. May God call many to serve him in East Asia.

Southern Africa / 25 December 2020

Lord, thank you for your work in and through your church in South Africa. We pray that you would use your people in South Africa to spread your gospel to all of East Asia’s peoples. Please continue to grow the church’s vision in missions sending.

Canada / 24 December 2020

Praise God that after months of waiting another worker from OMF Canada has been able to return to her country of service as pandemic restrictions have been lifted. Pray for her adjustment and preparation for ministry.

Netherlands / 24 December 2020

Most High God, we pray that Your Church in The Netherlands will increasingly make worship of You its highest priority. We pray that You will use us as Your instrument.

Germany / 23 December 2020

OMF Germany uses social media channels to reach young people, students and former short-term workers. Thank God for the team that creates and publishes graphics and texts. Please pray for their important ministry in this area.

Germany / 23 December 2020

The Christmas season is a special opportunity for churches and student groups in Germany to highlight the importance of the celebration. Pray that many Germans will be deeply moved by Jesus.

United States / 22 December 2020

Praise God for the people serving on the OMF (U.S.) Board of Trustees. Pray for the transition on the Board with new board members joining and a new board chairperson. Please continue to pray for the search process as other candidates explore joining the Board.

Canada / 21 December 2020

Pray for five other units from OMF Canada – two families, two singles, two couples – still waiting. The families have each moved at least once and are trying to homeschool their children while waiting. Pray for grace, hope and peace during these days.

Germany / 20 December 2020

Pray for the growing number of missionaries who are stuck in Germany because of COVID-19. They long to be back in their countries of assignment and need assurance that God is advancing his goals despite all the obstacles.

Mekong Minorities / 20 December 2020

Pray for workers who are unable to return to their homes during this time. Pray that time outside their field of service will be well spent. Pray for children who can’t go to school. Homeschooling is not easy in times of transition.

Skylands / 19 December 2020

Pray for the health and safety of all Mongolians during this time.

Urban China / 18 December 2020

Please pray for the nation of China, that healing will not just be on a physical and medical level, but that this time will bring the nation, and its leadership, to come to see the Lord Almighty. May they learn not to rely on themselves, on “the people,” or on their own might, but come […]

Germany / 17 December 2020

Pray for OMF Germany’s volunteer graphic designer who is especially busy at this time. She is implementing new ideas for prayer information and the East Asia Millions magazine, which a team has been working on over the past months. Pray for time and creativity for this important task.

China / 17 December 2020

God, we praise you for the exponential growth of the church in China. You have grown your church from around a million Christians in the 1950s to tens of millions today. May the Chinese church be a blessing to the nations.

Singapore / 16 December 2020

Lord, thank you for your church in Singapore. Please use your people in Singapore to bless the peoples of East Asia. Work through your church to send many people to East Asians to share the good news about Jesus.

East Asia’s Muslims / 15 December 2020

On the Silk Road, bosses have both authority and responsibility for their employees’ lives. Pray that Silk Road business owners will use their authority well, to bless to their employees.

Germany / 14 December 2020

Praise God that ten mission organisations in Germany are now involved in the YouTube channel “Go4Jesus,” launched by OMF. Pray for God to provide a quality video producer. Applications are now open.

New Zealand / 14 December 2020

Pray for OMF New Zealand workers who, due to travel restrictions, are waiting without a location or trip to go on. Pray that they would grow in spiritual maturity and that their faith would deepen during this time. Pray for fuel in their fire for missions. Pray for OMF New Zealand’s Serve Asia team as […]

Malaysia / 13 December 2020

Pray for the Malaysian church to be vigilant, to unite in prayer and to demonstrate Christ’s love and comfort in practical ways to those around them.

Indonesia / 12 December 2020

COVID-19 is a solemn warning, reminding many of the brevity and uncertainty of life. Pray that many in Indonesia would be drawn back to the Bible for answers and assurance. Pray also for faithful, bold, and biblically-sound proclamation of the gospel from pastors and all Christians at such a time as this.

Germany / 11 December 2020

Humanly speaking, COVID-19 has made many things more difficult, including the annual planning for 2021. Pray for the OMF Germany team to be sensitive to the Holy Spirit’s guidance for the upcoming year.

Germany / 08 December 2020

The Christmas season is a special opportunity for churches and student groups in Germany to highlight the importance of the celebration. Pray that many Germans will be deeply moved by Jesus.

Germany / 05 December 2020

The OMF Germany mobilisation team will meet on December 8. Pray for them as they consider ways in which churches and Christians in Germany can be supported in their missionary zeal.

South Korea / 04 December 2020

Lord, thank you for your church in South Korea. Please use your people in South Korea to bless the peoples of East Asia. Work through your church to send many people to East Asians to share the good news about Jesus.

DPRK / 03 December 2020

Lord, you know about the difficulties facing believers in the DPRK. Please protect them, strengthen their faith and give them opportunities to tell others about you.

East Asia’s Muslims / 03 December 2020

Some Chinese Christians live in parts of China with large Muslim populations. Ask the Lord to give wisdom and grace to Christians in China as they interact with Chinese Muslims. May they be a blessing and a joy.

Germany / 02 December 2020

On December 5, a single missionary and a family of four from Germany will leave for Cambodia. Pray for a safe flight, smooth arrival and good start to their lives and ministries in East Asia.

Japan / 02 December 2020

Lord, thank you for your church in Japan. Please use your people in Japan to bless the peoples of East Asia. Work through your church to send many people to East Asians to share the good news about Jesus.

Hong Kong / 01 December 2020

We pray, Lord, that partnership with supporting churches will be strengthened, to gain more mutual understanding, so as to support our members effectively and share the vision with the wider Christian community.

United States / 30 November 2020

Many of the OMF (U.S.) team members raise their own support. Pray for them as they work on partnership development while also fulfilling their other responsibilities on the team. Pray for God to connect them with great partners who can come alongside them and support them. May partnership development be a joy and not a […]

Belgium / 30 November 2020

OMF Belgium has started a youth volunteer group called OMF BE Creative Space composed of five young people who want to invest one hour a week for OMF Belgium. It is an exciting initiative, where the young people get freedom to experiment with the vision of OMF Belgium; pray for this group as it is […]

East Asia’s Muslims / 30 November 2020

On the Silk Road, bosses have both authority and responsibility for their employees’ lives. Pray that Silk Road business owners will use their authority well, to bless to their employees.

New Horizons / 29 November 2020

Pray for Steve and Anna as they seek to build partnerships and mobilise in Brazil and the wider world of Latin America. Ask for the ability to make strategic decisions, and for God-appointments as they meet with candidates and church leaders.

Australia / 28 November 2020

Pray OMF in Victoria as they seek ministry direction for 2021. Pray for wisdom as the team connects with churches, Bible colleges, conferences and university student groups. Pray for guidance and creativity in planning events. Pray for the team to build good relationships with their neighbours near the new office.

East Asia’s Diaspora / 28 November 2020

Lord, please raise up new workers in places where they can be most effective to these Asian migrants. Please provide resources for the local churches to reach out to them, both in the home and recipient countries.

East Asia’s Muslims / 27 November 2020

Most education in China is delivered in Mandarin Chinese. Many ethnic minority young people can’t read their traditional language. Pray for ethnic minority young people on China’s Silk Road to find a balance between their ethnic heritage and their Chinese identity.

Australia / 25 November 2020

Pray for OMF in Western Australia as the team seeks God and plans for 2021. Pray for all preparing to go to the field, and that God will make a way for this to happen in the midst of the global pandemic.

United States / 24 November 2020

November is the month when the U.S. celebrates the Thanksgiving holiday. Praise God and give Him thanks for his faithful provision for 2020.

East Asia’s Muslims / 24 November 2020

On the Silk Road, honor comes with age. Pray for wisdom for Silk Road elders as they lead their families and their communities.

Australia / 22 November 2020

Give thanks for new OMF volunteers throughout Australia working in finance, media, property, missional business, administration and events.

United States / 21 November 2020

Many of the OMF (U.S.) teams have lots of transitions taking place. Some team members who have been part of the team for decades are retiring. Ask God to help the OMF (U.S.) team to see the opportunities in these changes. Pray for God’s grace as the transitions take place and that our workers will […]

East Asia’s Muslims / 21 November 2020

Elderly parents usually live with their children and grandchildren on the Silk Road. Ask God to bless family relationships as generations live together.

Mekong Minorities / 20 November 2020

Lord we praise You for creating the Mekong peoples in all their diversity, showing Your creativity and love for all peoples. Lord, may all the people in the Mekong region hear Your Good News and establish reproducing churches among all Mekong’s peoples.

Australia / 19 November 2020

Pray for OMF Australia staff working on planning events for those exploring mission in 2021. Pray that the topics, speakers and formats will reflect the felt needs of people thinking about mission service. Pray for increasing effectiveness in mobilising workers from Australia.

Skylands / 19 November 2020

Thank you God for the growing number of Chinese Christians who reach out cross-culturally. Some of these have a heart to reach the Tibetan and Mongolian peoples in China. Please bless these believers with effective partnerships so that more people can hear the good news.

United States / 18 November 2020

Praise God for the people serving on the OMF (U.S.) Board of Trustees. Pray for the transition on the Board with new board members joining and a new board chairperson. Please continue to pray for the search process as other candidates explore joining the Board.

Urban China / 18 November 2020

Lord, You know the pressure the Urban Chinese church is facing. Please help Urban Chinese Christians to be strengthened, and that even if churches close, small groups in homes and workplaces grow and multiply, that fellowship, teaching and outreach may even flourish under the pressure.

East Asia’s Muslims / 18 November 2020

Pray for Silk Road people who are struggling with stormy family relationships. Pray that local Christians would support them in love and service.

China / 17 November 2020

Lord, with the rapidly growing economy in China, materialism is a major problem for the church. We pray for Christians to set their priority in seeking after You and not material wealth and comfort.

Australia / 16 November 2020

Give thanks for the 21 young adults who participated in OMF Australia’srecent online missions coaching retreat. Praise God for the participants’ encouraging responses and pray as they continue to work through next steps. Pray that God will prepare and raise up people for this mission discipleship program.

Singapore / 16 November 2020

Lord, thank you for your church in Singapore. Please use your people in Singapore to bless the peoples of East Asia. Work through your church to send many people to East Asians to share the good news about Jesus.

East Asia’s Muslims / 15 November 2020

Pray that more Christians around the world would pray regularly for the ten Muslim people groups in China. Pray that God would burden more people to love and serve them.

United States / 15 November 2020

Among the many people the OMF (U.S.) team is coaching as they explore serving in missions, there are 14 people we are praying for especially as they work on key questions during November. Pray for the equipping coaches who are walking alongside them in this exploration process.

East Asia’s Muslims / 15 November 2020

If one person in the Silk Road region has a financial need, others often will give generously to support them. Later, the person will repay their debt. Thank God for this tradition and the compassion it represents.

Canada / 14 November 2020

Pray for OMF Canada’s Crisis Management Team in the ever-changing situation with COVID-19. There are areas of the country experiencing a second wave of the virus. Pray for the OMF Canada team as we continue to persevere working from home, with many online meetings that keep us connected.

Malaysia / 13 November 2020

God, thank you for the Malaysian Christians that are already serving with OMF and other agencies. Please use the Malaysian church to be strong in sending and supporting people to share the gospel with peoples in other parts of the world.

East Asia’s Muslims / 12 November 2020

Crossing cultures and language barriers is always challenging. Ask God to give extra sensitivity to Chinese followers of Jesus as they interact with Muslims in China. May Christians speak with gentleness and respect, and be willing to learn about the local culture.

United States / 12 November 2020

Pray for the OMF (U.S.) Communications team as they finish 2020 strong and plan the 2021 strategy. May their collaboration and provided services help more people to engage with missions and the peoples of East Asia.

East Asia’s Muslims / 12 November 2020

Pray for peace and reconciliation among the different ethnic groups living along China’s Silk Road, that the region may be characterised by peace and justice.

Indonesia / 12 November 2020

Lord, thank you for your church in Indonesia. Please use your people in Indonesia to bless the peoples of East Asia. Work through your church to send many people to East Asians to share the good news about Jesus.

Canada / 11 November 2020

Praise God for five people who have attended OMF Canada’s online Candidate Course, learning about OMF and considering their call to Asia. Pray for them and for God’s leading in their lives.

Australia / 11 November 2020

Lord, thank you for the abundant opportunities to reach East Asians who are coming to Australia for work and study. Please raise up more workers to reach out and disciple new believers to go back and be missionaries in their home countries.

Vietnam / 10 November 2020

Lord, may the Prince of Peace be known in a country that many historically associate with war. Vietnam has had a long history of fighting off foreign invaders, and many still think of Vietnam as a war-ravaged country. It is in fact a peaceful, united and now prospering country.

East Asia’s Muslims / 9 November 2020

As Silk Road areas develop rapidly, many small businesses are being left behind. Pray that God will give business owners the wisdom and support they need to adapt to today’s China.

East Asia’s Muslims / 09 November 2020

The Kyrgyz are China’s fifth-largest Muslim people group, with a population of over 187,000 in China. Pray for God’s blessing on these traditionally shamanistic peoples.

Thailand / 09 November 2020

Lord, thank you for your church in Thailand. Please use your people in Thailand to bless the peoples of East Asia. Work through your church to send many people to East Asians to share the good news about Jesus.

Canada / 08 November 2020

Praise God for a recent OMF Youth event and Heart for Asia conference (OMF missions conference) held online in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. God upheld the team who hosted, spoke, and supported the technology. Many young people showed interest in praying for missions. Pray for the team as they follow-up with interested individuals.

Philippines / 08 November 2020

Lord, please speak into the hearts of the people as you draw them to you. Please strengthen the faith of the Christians there, and reach out to those who need you.

Myanmar / 07 November 2020

Lord, we are one body of Christ. We praise you that more and more Myanmar churches are reaching out to Buddhist people groups. Praise you that local Christian leaders are developing new ways to contextually reach out to them. We pray for discipleship programs especially among the more established churches in Myanmar.

United States / 06 November 2020

Praise God that OMF (U.S.) continues to see ministry going forward in spite of the challenges faced in 2020. The mobilization team has been part of many virtual mission conferences. Pray for deep connections and relationships to be grown as relationships are being grown virtually.

East Asia’s Muslims / 6 November 2020

As China’s Silk Road urbanizes, rural schools often struggle to find and keep good teachers. Pray for teachers to be willing to serve children in rural areas, even when it means personal sacrifice.

East Asia’s Muslims / 06 November 2020

The Hui are China’s largest Muslim people group, with a population of over 10 million. Pray for good relationships between Hui people and China’s majority Han people. May their relationships be blessed with harmony and grace.

Cambodia / 06 November 2020

Lord, we praise you for the growth of the church in Cambodia and for raising up leaders for the Cambodian Church.

Canada / 05 November 2020

The first-ever online Perspectives Study Program in Canada got off to a good start in September. Pray for OMF members who are teaching sessions, marking papers and mentoring students through this 15-week course. Students have the opportunity to discover what God is doing around the world, and consider their part in His purposes.

Taiwan / 05 November 2020

For those preparing to become long-term missionaries, please equip them. Please help the Taiwanese churches and mission agencies partner well, and be able to work well together to support these missionaries.

South Korea / 04 November 2020

Lord, thank you for your church in South Korea. Please use your people in South Korea to bless the peoples of East Asia. Work through your church to send many people to East Asians to share the good news about Jesus.

East Asia’s Muslims / 3 November 2020

Distance, language and finances can prevent people accessing healthcare on the Silk Road. Pray for those working to make healthcare more accessible. May God bless their efforts.

DPRK / 03 November 2020

Lord, give us a sense of urgency in our prayers for the people of the DPRK.

Canada / 02 November 2020

Pray for five other units from OMF Canada – two families, two singles, two couples – still waiting. The families have each moved at least once and are trying to homeschool their children while waiting. Pray for grace, hope and peace during these days.

Japan / 02 November 2020

Thank you for regular TV and radio Christian programs very early in the mornings. God, we pray that these will reach people who are seeking after your truth and that they can be put in contact with other believers.

Hong Kong / 01 November 2020

We pray, Lord, that partnership with supporting churches will be strengthened, to gain more mutual understanding, so as to support our members effectively and share the vision with the wider Christian community.

East Asia’s Muslims / 31 October 2020

Many Chinese Muslim parents leave their children with grandparents while going away for long periods for work. Pray that parents would know how best to balance economic concerns with the other needs of their children.

Global / 31 October 2020

The Global Vision Council is OMF’s highest governing body. The Global Vision Council, together with the International Leadership Team, is the guardian of the Vision, Mission, Beliefs and Values of OMF. Pray that the Global Vision Council will be able to fulfill its purpose, and that the members of the council will be able to […]

Canada / 30 October 2020

Praise God that four OMF workers from Canada who were waiting for several months for international borders to open have now arrived in their countries of service and are in their local ministry sites. Pray for their adjustment and preparation for ministry.

Belgium / 30 October 2020

Pray for Katrien & Jesse, a Belgian Dutch couple who have started at Bible college in the UK as OMF Belgium/Netherlands candidates. Pray for them as they settle into life in the UK. Pray that the OMF Belgium team would be able to mobilize Belgian believers to support this couple.

New Horizons / 29 October 2020

Pray for Steve and Anna as they seek to build partnerships and mobilise in Brazil and the wider world of Latin America. Ask for the ability to make strategic decisions, and for God-appointments as they meet with candidates and church leaders.

East Asia’s Muslims / 28 October 2020

“My son has never in his life said sorry to anyone. Neither has his father,” said a friend. Pray that God will bring forgiveness to China’s Silk Road, and heal broken family relationships.

Australia / 28 October 2020

Pray for the planning of 2021 training programs for OMF Australia’s homestaff and volunteers. Pray for suitable times and dates for trainers, staff and volunteers to attend. Pray that these sessions will encourage and empower all to serve well in their respective roles and beyond.

East Asia’s Diaspora / 28 October 2020

Lord, please raise up new workers in places where they can be most effective to these Asian migrants. Please provide resources for the local churches to reach out to them, both in the home and recipient countries.

United Kingdom and Ireland / 27 October 2020

Pray for wisdom and guidance for OMF (UK) Third Culture Kids Advisor Janet Chapman as she connects with families serving with OMF who are back in the UK at the moment. Ask the Lord to help Janet help families through this challenging time by relying on his strength.

Switzerland / 26 October 2020

Pray for more people interested in serving in missions long-term from Switzerland. May God call many to serve him in East Asia.

East Asia’s Muslims / 25 October 2020

Pray for Silk Road believers, especially pastors, to handle the word of truth with diligence, integrity and love.

Australia / 25 October 2020

Give thanks that OMF Australia’s National Conference in September was attended by over 200 people! Give thanks for opportunities to share about mission despite restrictions. Pray for wisdom on managing OMF, with falling numbers of new members able to go overseas.

Germany / 23 October 2020

OMF Germany’s National Director, Armin Messer, has been invited to a number of churches for preaching services in September and October. Pray that Christians will be inspired anew for God’s concerns in world mission and His work in Southeast Asia.

Australia / 22 October 2020

Some OMF members on the field are uncertain about when or how to return to Australia for home assignment in 2021. Pray for wisdom in decision making and the opportunity to travel back to Australia for those who really need it.

East Asia’s Muslims / 22 October 2020

Tradition and conformity are valued on the Silk Road. Pray for those who are exploring new ideas that will bless their communities. Pray that God will give them good friends to support them.

United States / 22 October 2020

Praise God for providing generously for OMF’s ministry during the pandemic this year. Pray that God would encourage and look after each ministry partner as they invest in the work OMF is doing.

Canada / 21 October 2020

Praise God that Eng has joined the OMF Canada Finance team as the new Receipting Manager. He is currently training for his role. Praise God also for Jean who has served in this role for 42 years and will be retiring.

Belgium / 20 October 2020

Pray for Katrien & Jesse, a Belgian Dutch couple who have started at Bible college in the UK as OMF Belgium/Netherlands candidates. Pray for them as they settle into life in the UK. Pray that the OMF Belgium team would be able to mobilize Belgian believers to support this couple.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 20 October 2020

Pray for wisdom and guidance for OMF (UK) Third Culture Kids Advisor Janet Chapman as she connects with families serving with OMF who are back in the UK at the moment. Ask the Lord to help Janet help families through this challenging time by relying on his strength.

Mekong Minorities / 20 October 2020

Lord, build Your church among the Baiku Yao through signs and miracles, endurance in persecution and obedience to Your Spirit. Strengthen them to withstand trials for the sake of Your Name and for the sake of their own people’s salvation (Acts 17:17-18).

Myanmar / 19 October 2020

Many Burmese who are living, working and studying in foreign countries are also facing severe difficulties due to work and travel restrictions related to COVID-19. Pray that Christians will reach out  in love to the Burmese diaspora communities in both East Asian and Western countries.

Australia / 19 October 2020

Looking ahead to 2021 and making plans for how to connect with and mobilize people is challenging. Pray for the OMF Australia team to have wisdom in knowing what to take up and what to drop, and for God to provide the skills needed to adapt regarding how we interact with people.

East Asia’s Muslims / 19 October 2020

In 2013, China began a huge project to expand trade and infrastructure along the old Silk Road routes. Pray that this “Belt & Road” initiative will improve the quality of life for China’s Muslims.

Skylands / 19 October 2020

Thank you God for what you’ve done in Mongolia over the last twenty-five years – the church grew from a handful of believers to tens of thousands. Thank you for the foreign Christians who shared your gospel. Thank you for the first generation Mongolian believers who have a heart for missions!

Urban China / 18 October 2020

As families in Urban China face enormous pressure – parents constantly traveling for work; children expected to succeed in exams from the age of 6, all the way through to the pressure cooker ‘gaokao’ exams; high divorce rates – Father, we pray for Your mercy on the family unit.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 17 October 2020

Pray for wisdom in considering several options to reduce the environmental impact of the OMF (UK) office with energy-saving technologies.

China / 17 October 2020

God, thank you for church leaders in China. Please help each of them facing difficult challenges. We pray for each of the communities they lead to stand firm in their faith.

Myanmar / 16 October 2020

The Myanmar national election is in November 8. Pray for good to result from it and for Myanmar’s leaders to govern well.

Australia / 16 October 2020

On the November 4th, OMF Australia is hosting a seminar in Sydney about talking to your parents about mission. Pray that the seminar will be practical and encouraging for the enquirers who attend.

East Asia’s Muslims / 16 October 2020

The Tajik are China’s seventh-largest Muslim people group, with a population of around 51,000 in China. They speak Sarikoli and Wakhi (Iranian languages). Pray for them as they increasingly need to learn and use Chinese in daily life.

Singapore / 16 October 2020

God, please raise up more candidates in Singapore who sense your leading to serve in Myanmar and Vietnam.

East Asia’s Muslims / 15 October 2020

Lord, you see the Christians in East Asia with Muslim friends, neighbors, and co-workers. We pray that you would build deep friendships and bless these friends through sharing life together. Help people from diverse backgrounds to understand and appreciate each other.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 14 October 2020

Give thanks for progress in a number of long-running IT projects and new systems which will provide greater flexibility for home and office working. Please pray for the smooth implementation of these systems.

New Zealand / 14 October 2020

Lord, thank you for your church in New Zealand. Please use your people in New Zealand to bless the peoples of East Asia. Work through your church to send many people to East Asians to share the good news about Jesus.

East Asia’s Muslims / 13 October 2020

The Uyghur are China’s second-largest Muslim people group, with a population of over 10 million. Pray for good relationships between them and China’s majority Han people. Pray for peace and stability in the regions that they live in.

Myanmar / 13 October 2020

Pray for the Myanmar government dealing with many challenges as COVID-19 cases rise. Myanmar is in its second lockdown. Pray for Christians in Myanmar who, in many cases, cannot leave their neighborhoods. While this can be very hard for them economically, pray that they will use the opportunities to befriend and help their neighbors in […]

Australia / 13 October 2020

Pray for two opportunities for OMF Australia to connect with and teach students who are part of the Sydney Missionary and Bible College Bridge (gap year) program. The first session is focused on short-term mission and the second is teaching a class about supporting missionaries on home assignment. Pray that it will be interactive and […]

Belgium / 13 October 2020

OMF Belgium has started a youth volunteer group called OMF BE Creative Space composed of five young people who want to invest one hour a week for OMF Belgium. It is an exciting initiative, where the young people get freedom to experiment with the vision of OMF Belgium; pray for this group as it is […]

Malaysia / 13 October 2020

Pray for good health and protection over OMF Malaysia staff, members and loved ones.

Indonesia / 12 October 2020

Lord, thank you for your church in Indonesia. Please use your people in Indonesia to bless the peoples of East Asia. Work through your church to send many people to East Asians to share the good news about Jesus.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 11 October 2020

Pray for wisdom for planning the European Candidates Introduction Course, due to be hosted by OMF (UK) in December, as decisions are made about how this course can be best delivered.

Australia / 11 October 2020

The OMF Australia center is exploring missional business opportunities. Pray for God to send the right people to advise, assist and go.

Vietnam / 10 October 2020

Lord, we ask for gospel impact as Vietnam continues its rapid development. As one of Southeast Asia’s fastest-growing economies, Vietnam has set its sights on being a developed nation. We thank you that Vietnamese people have ever-increasing opportunities to interact with new ideas, including the good news of Jesus.

Thailand / 09 October 2020

Lord, thank you for your church in Thailand. Please use your people in Thailand to bless the peoples of East Asia. Work through your church to send many people to East Asians to share the good news about Jesus.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 08 October 2020

Pray for those applying to join OMF as they raise financial and prayer support. Give thanks for how these candidates can testify to God’s grace and provision already. Pray for them to continue to trust God’s perfect timing.

Philippines / 08 October 2020

Lord, please speak into the hearts of the people as you draw them to you. Please strengthen the faith of the Christians there, and reach out to those who need you.

Myanmar / 07 October 2020

Pray for the Myanmar sign language Bible translation team, as most deaf people have difficulty reading the Burmese Bible. Praise for good relationships with this Bible translation team. One colleague has been asked to draw pictures of Bible stories like a Bible cartoon. This method helps sign language translators to see the Bible in a […]

Cambodia / 06 October 2020

Lord, we pray for the Cambodian church, that it will be wise, faithful and firmly rooted in you. May your church be burdened and committed to evangelizing and discipling Cambodia’s peoples. We pray that the church will grow in awareness of and participation in cross-cultural mission (including mission to the Khmer minorities in neighbouring countries).

United Kingdom & Ireland / 05 October 2020

Pray for families serving with OMF (UK) with children transitioning back to school or starting school, that children will be protected and have a positive start to learning and friendships this schoolyear.

Taiwan / 05 October 2020

Lord, we praise you for the work in Taiwan in the last fifty years. There are now healthy indigenous churches thriving there. We are witnessing the growth of indigenous organizations and spiritual growth of individuals who are now influential leaders in church and society. We pray that you will continue this good work for future […]

United Kingdom & Ireland / 02 October 2020

Pray for the OMF (UK) finance team at a busy time preparing the budgets for 2021 while also keeping up with day-to-day processes.

Japan / 02 October 2020

Pray for the leaders—in our nations, organisations, school, medical communities—to have wisdom in handling the current situation.

Hong Kong / 01 October 2020

Many churches in Hong Kong have stopped on-site Sunday worship to avoid the risk of infection. Instead, online Sunday services have become more prevalent. Pray that this change may keep nurturing congregations effectively.

Belgium / 30 September 2020

Lord, we pray for Belgium and the state of the church. The harvest is big and the workers are few. We pray for more workers in Belgium. May the gospel touch the hearts of many in Belgium, so that God’s Kingdom may grow there, and new missionaries may be raised to share the gospel to […]

Germany / 29 September 2020

The OMF Germany website is being revised. A lot of work has to be done in the background: getting to know a completely new system, revising or rewriting existing articles, moving content to the new platform etc. Pray for a team to do these tasks well.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 29 September 2020

Pray for the OMF (UK)’s new Communications intern starting in early October, that he will settle in well and quickly feel part of the team.

New Horizons / 29 September 2020

A Spanish prayer guide for East Asia has been produced, along with a guide on how to start a prayer group. Praise God for those who helped with graphics and translation. Pray that this will encourage prayer for East Asia’s peoples and lead to prayer movements for East Asia among Spanish speakers.

East Asia’s Diaspora / 28 September 2020

Lord, please raise up new workers in places where they can be most effective to these Asian migrants. Please provide resources for the local churches to reach out to them, both in the home and recipient countries.

United Kingdom and Ireland / 27 September 2020

Give thanks for progress in a number of long-running IT projects and new systems which will provide greater flexibility for home and office working. Please pray for the smooth implementation of these systems.

Germany / 26 September 2020

Preparations for Christival 2022 (scheduled for May 2022), a national event of up to 10.000 young people in Germany are already underway. A working group is working on how world mission can be incorporated into the event. Pray for creative ideas.

Canada / 26 September 2020

The OMF Canada Mobilization team has launched Asia Online, an online information sharing and discussion time for anyone interested in learning about cross-cultural ministry. Pray that God uses this initiative to raise up workers who are passionate for His Kingdom among East Asia’s peoples.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 26 September 2020

OMF (UK)’s new children’s book A Taste of Asia comes out in October. Please pray that it will inspire families to see how God is at work around East Asia and how they can get involved. Pray for a new generation of children to be inspired for a lifetime of being involved in God’s global […]

Switzerland / 26 September 2020

Pray for protection of COVID-19 as the numbers of infected people in Switzerland have increased during the past few weeks.

Southern Africa / 25 September 2020

Lord, thank you for your work in and through your church in South Africa. We pray that you would use your people in South Africa to spread your gospel to all of East Asia’s peoples. Please continue to grow the church’s vision in missions sending.

Netherlands / 24 September 2020

Pray that the OMF Netherlands’ new strategic communication strategy will bear fruit and that doors will be opened to the hearts and lives of our target groups. Pray that people’s hearts will be moved through the stories shared, leading to the praise of our Lord and more involvement with global missions.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 23 September 2020

Pray for the OMF (UK) communications team as they finish off a number of new projects in the next month or so. Pray they will be effective and used widely.

Germany / 23 September 2020

OMF Germany’s National Director, Armin Messer, has been invited to a number of churches for preaching services in September and October. Pray that Christians will be inspired anew for God’s concerns in world mission and His work in Southeast Asia.

Canada / 23 September 2020

Pray for God’s comfort to be with the OMF community as we have experienced the deaths of three colleagues’ parents and two colleagues over the recent months. We rejoice together and we weep together.

Germany / 23 September 2020

Pray for OMF Germany as its magazine East Asia Millions is redesigned beginning in 2021, with more space for longer articles, detailed prayer requests and a more attractive design.

United States / 22 September 2020

Pray for the numerous organizations changing their missions conferences to run online during this fall. Pray for the OMF (U.S.) Advocacy team as they work to participate and engage with missions explorers through these events.

Canada / 21 September 2020

Praise God that three OMF workers from Canada who were waiting for international borders to open have now arrived in their countries of service. Pray for their adjustment and preparation for ministry.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 20 September 2020

September is a busy time for the OMF (UK) team with many meetings and different projects to progress. Pray for the team to get into healthy patterns of life and work this autumn.

Canada / 20 September 2020

Praise God that Eng has joined the OMF Canada Finance team as the new Receipting Manager. He is currently training for his role. Praise God also for Jean who has served in this role for 42 years and will be retiring.

Germany / 20 September 2020

On September 26, an OMF Germany Volunteer Team will meet in Karlsruhe. The time will include a report from missionaries on home assignment, short-term workers introductions, there and prayer. Please pray for the team and its ministry in mobilizing and supporting OMF workers from Germany.

Mekong Minorities / 20 September 2020

Lord we praise You for creating the Mekong peoples in all their diversity, showing Your creativity and love for all peoples. Lord, may all the people in the Mekong region hear Your Good News and establish reproducing churches among all Mekong’s peoples.

Skylands / 19 September 2020

Pray for Christians in Mongolia to remember the steady hope they have in Christ and to share that hope with others amidst very uncertain times.

Urban China / 18 September 2020

Please pray for the nation of China, that healing will not just be on a physical and medical level, but that this time will bring the nation, and its leadership, to come to see the Lord Almighty. May they learn not to rely on themselves, on “the people,” or on their own might, but come […]

Germany / 17 September 2020

On September 19-20, OMF Germany will host an information weekend for people considering missionary service. Please pray for each one to get to know OMF well. May God to speak to each participant personally.

Canada / 17 September 2020

The first-ever online Perspectives Study Program begins in September. This 15-week course is taught by missionaries and professors. Students have the opportunity to discover what God is doing around the world, and consider their part in His purposes. Pray for the teachers and students as they participate, that God would stir in people’s hearts to […]

United Kingdom & Ireland / 17 September 2020

Please pray for upcoming OMF (UK) events running online in September. Pray for good connections with people online and for them to be excited about the ways they can still be involved in what God is doing around the world. The events include the following: Seeing Jesus through Asian Eyes (19 September), OMF Ireland conference […]

China / 17 September 2020

God, thank you for church leaders in China. In the more restrictive environment, please help each of them facing difficult challenges. We pray for each of the communities they lead to stand firm in their faith.

Singapore / 16 September 2020

God, please raise up more candidates in Singapore who sense your leading to serve in Myanmar and Vietnam.

East Asia’s Muslims / 15 September 2020

Lord, we pray for East and Southeast Asia’s Muslims. Please bless them. Please help them to learn more about the love of Jesus.

Canada / 14 September 2020

Praise God that three OMF workers from Canada who were waiting for international borders to open have now arrived in their countries of service. Pray for their adjustment and preparation for ministry.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 14 September 2020

The OMF (UK) Mobilisation and Media team meetings are running online 14-16 September. This time is an opportunity to reflect on OMF (UK)’sefforts to serve the UK and Ireland Church in sharing Jesus Christ with East Asians across the street and across the world. Please pray for wisdom as potential plans for 2021 are discussed.

New Zealand / 14 September 2020

Lord, thank you for your church in New Zealand. Please use your people in New Zealand to bless the peoples of East Asia. Work through your church to send many people to East Asians to share the good news about Jesus.

Malaysia / 13 September 2020

God, thank you for the Malaysian Christians that are already serving with OMF and other agencies. Please use the Malaysian church to be strong in sending and supporting people to share the gospel with peoples in other parts of the world.

Indonesia / 12 September 2020

Lord, thank you for your church in Indonesia. Please use your people in Indonesia to bless the peoples of East Asia. Work through your church to send many people to East Asians to share the good news about Jesus.

Canada / 11 September 2020

Thank you for praying for coverage for the OMF Canada Communications department while the Coordinator is on maternity leave. Two people – Rob and Elissa – are managing most of this role currently. Pray for them as they learn and carry out their responsibilities.

Australia / 11 September 2020

Give thanks for a family in Western Australia starting the application process as long term workers with OMF in Taiwan. Pray for God to direct their application and preparation while studying in Bible college. Continue to pray for new workers from Australia to commit to serve in East Asia.

Switzerland / 11 September 2020

Pray for protection of COVID-19 as the numbers of infected people in Switzerland have increased during the past few weeks.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 11 September 2020

Please pray for the Home Assignment Workshop running online this week (7-11 September) for OMF (UK) Pray for good connections (both technologically and relationally) and a fruitful time for OMF workers thinking about how to use their time in the UK to share about what God is doing in East Asia.

Vietnam / 10 September 2020

Pray for churches in Vietnam – whether they’ve been able to take services online or have had to stop meeting due to COVID-19. Pray that church members would meet with God personally and grow in their faith.

Thailand / 09 September 2020

Many churches in Thailand are involved in supporting the poor during this time. Pray for wisdom to know how to help in a truly helpful way. May not only the “squeaky wheel get the grease.” The truth is that the general Thai population now sees hunger as the bigger threat than the virus. Pray for […]

Philippines / 08 September 2020

Pray for new opportunities and open doors for ministry to emerge out of this crisis in the Philippines and that God’s people will rise up to be his agents of grace.

Switzerland / 08 September 2020

Pray for OMF Switzerland members who are on home assignment and want to go back to Asia. May God open borders and doors for them to resume their ministry in their country of calling.

Myanmar / 07 September 2020

Lord, we are one body of Christ. We praise you that more and more Myanmar churches are reaching out to Buddhist people groups. Praise you that local Christian leaders are developing new ways to contextually reach out to them. We pray for discipleship programs especially among the more established churches in Myanmar.

Cambodia / 06 September 2020

Pray for OMF workers in Cambodia to spend time wisely and use these unique opportunities to proclaim the gospel of Christ.

Taiwan / 05 September 2020

For those preparing to become long-term missionaries, please equip them. Please help the Taiwanese churches and mission agencies partner well, and be able to work well together to support these missionaries.

Switzerland / 05 September 2020

Pray for more people interested in serving in missions long-term from Switzerland. May God call many to serve him in East Asia.

United States / 05 September 2020

God has led people to go out with Serve Asia on a short-term trip to Asia, but they are not able to leave on their trip due to COVID-19. Please pray that each person would draw near to Christ during this time of waiting.

South Korea / 04 September 2020

Lord, thank you for your church in South Korea. Please use your people in South Korea to bless the peoples of East Asia. Work through your church to send many people to East Asians to share the good news about Jesus.

DPRK / 03 September 2020

Lord, you know that people die every day in the DPRK without having heard the gospel. Please allow the Good News of Jesus to spread throughout the country.

Japan / 02 September 2020

Lord, thank you for your church in Japan. Please use your people in Japan to bless the peoples of East Asia. Work through your church to send many people to East Asians to share the good news about Jesus.

Switzerland / 02 September 2020

On September 12, OMF Switzerland will have its Home Council meeting. Pray for them as they make decisions related to three potential missionary candidates.

United States / 02 September 2020

Pray for the numerous organizations changing their missions conferences to run online during this fall. Pray for the OMF (U.S.) Advocacy team as they work to participate and engage with missions explorers through these events.

Hong Kong / 01 September 2020

Praise God for the intentional efforts of mission organizations, churches, and seminaries to disciple, equip and invest time and money in the younger generation. Local churches are incorporating mission education into their discipleship program and seeking ways to be involved in purposeful short term missions.

Global / 31 August 2020

Please pray for the organization as we continue to refine OMF’s culture and practices, and the way our systems serve us, in pursuit of effective kingdom ministry aligned with God’s purposes in his changing world.

Belgium / 30 August 2020

Lord, we pray for Belgium and the state of the church. The harvest is big and the workers are few. We pray for more workers in Belgium. May the gospel touch the hearts of many in Belgium, so that God’s Kingdom may grow there, and new missionaries may be raised to share the gospel to […]

United States / 30 August 2020

Many of the workers sent to Asia from the U.S. continue to be unable to enter their normal ministry locations due to COVID-19. Please pray for God’s encouragement and provision for them as they navigate this challenging time. Pray for God to open new and surprising opportunities for ministry during this time.

New Horizons / 29 August 2020

Praise God for the provision that has enabled OMF New Horizons to function well. Pray that He would continue to provide so that money is never the obstacle to the work.

Switzerland / 29 August 2020

On August 30 in Rämismühle and on September 19 in Thun OMF Switzerland will host a mission conference. Hans & Beatrice Bär will share about their experiences in North Thailand. Pray for protection from COVID-19, for participants to have open hearts to the Lord and for God’s blessings on all during this time.

United Kingdom / 28 August 2020

Pray for the OMF (UK) team over the summer as many of them take annual leave. Ask God to give them good times of rest and refreshment away from work and virtual meetings.

Switzerland / 26 August 2020

On August 23, three Mongolian women who are part of a local Mongolian fellowship in Geneva, Switzerland were baptized. Pray that they will be protected from the evil one and grow in their faith.

United Kingdom / 25 August 2020

Along with over 10 other mission agencies, OMF (UK) had been planning to tour the Operation Moblisation ship the Logos Hope this autumn. Unfortunately, this multi-city event had to be cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions and regulations around social distancing. Pray for the UK mobilisation team and the wider partnership as discussions continue about what […]

United States / 24 August 2020

Praise God for the creative ways that prayer group leaders in the U.S. have continued to lead prayer through online meetings during the pandemic. Please pray for these leaders to continue to grow in confidence as they learn new ways to lead others in prayer.

Taiwan / 22 August 2020

Praise God that the Hope Team, a church planting ministry in Taiwan, will baptise four young people in a few weeks. The young people plan to invite some of their non-believing friends to the baptism service. Please pray for these young people to be active in their faith and to grow deep in their walk […]

United Kingdom / 22 August 2020

Despite many complications, disruptions, and cancelled events, technology has enabled a large number of activities to continue over the past five months. Give thanks for the skilled and gifted individuals God has given to OMF who have kept a lot of work going in less than ideal circumstances.

Taiwan / 19 August 2020

Thank God that summer outreach camps were held over the past few weeks in different parts of Taiwan. Since the team could not receive short-term workers from overseas, local Christians helped out at the camps, making for a great opportunity to partner more closely with Taiwanese Christians. Please pray that these partnerships can be continued.

United Kingdom / 19 August 2020

Pray for continued wisdom for the OMF (UK) Leadership Team. Ask the Lord to help them respond well to developments and changes to regulations and guidance surrounding COVID-19 and make good decisions regarding working practices in the “new normal.”

Taiwan / 16 August 2020

OMF ministries in Taiwan have been able to resume as usual. The Shopworkers Church Camp ran a couple of weeks ago with many new people coming who are not Christians. Give thanks for the camp and pray that the new attendees will want to find out more about Christ.

United Kingdom / 16 August 2020

Pray for the OMF (UK) finance team as they recruit a new Finance Assistant. Pray for wisdom in selecting the right person and pray for the existing team as they continue to learn their relatively new roles.

Germany / 16 August 2020

Pray for OMF Germany as its magazine East Asia Millions is redesigned beginning in 2021, with more space for longer articles, detailed prayer requests and a more attractive design.

New Zealand / 14 August 2020

Pray for OMF New Zealand workers who, due to travel restrictions, are waiting without a location or trip to go on. Pray that they would grow in spiritual maturity and that their faith would deepen during this time. Pray for fuel in their fire for missions. Pray for OMF New Zealand’s Serve Asia team as […]

Taiwan / 13 August 2020

Praise God that Taiwan has passed over 100 days with no locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, although there have been a few imported cases recently. Several OMF workers have been able to return to Taiwan after home assignment in recent months and have been given the all clear to start back in ministry. Also, most churches […]

United Kingdom / 13 August 2020

Thank you for praying for OMF UK’s first virtual Home Assignment Workshop held online in July. Praise God that the week went very well and helped equip OMF workers to connect with churches and supporters at this time. Give thanks for the time David and Ruth Gould (David is OMF International Facilitator for Creation Care) […]

Malaysia / 13 August 2020

Lord, you know about the shortage of pastors and full-time workers, and theological educators for the church in Malaysia. Please call more Christians into this ministry and help them take up the challenge to serve you in this way.

Germany / 13 August 2020

A couple of OMF Germany volunteers help maintain the Mücke mission home. Thank God for each of them and ask for protection in all their work.

Indonesia / 12 August 2020

Lord, thank you for your church in Indonesia. Please use your people in Indonesia to bless the peoples of East Asia. Work through your church to send many people to East Asians to share the good news about Jesus.

Australia / 11 August 2020

The OMF Australia center is exploring missional business opportunities. Pray for God to send the right people to advise, assist and go.

Vietnam / 10 August 2020

Pray for Vietnamese Christians to be a good witness to those around them, always ready to give a reason for the hope that they have in Jesus.

Germany / 10 August 2020

Thank God that the North Korea Prayer Book is available in German. It is a good addition to the monthly prayer emails. Pray that many will read it and pray for North Korea.

Thailand / 09 August 2020

Pray for many Thais to be asking questions about life and faith during this time of crisis and for many start to follow Christ.

Philippines / 08 August 2020

Pray that Christian communities in the Philippines would continue to be beacons of hope and love to people around them during this difficult period.

Myanmar / 07 August 2020

Lord, we pray for wisdom for missionaries to reach out and help the Myanmar people, who value the family highly, but often struggle to know how to build loving, trusting relationships.

Germany / 07 August 2020

Join OMF Germany worker Christiane in asking God for more prayer partners. After graduating from Bible school, she wants to talk to friends and church members about participating in this kind of ministry. Pray that some will discover the value of prayer support.

Cambodia / 06 August 2020

Pray that any Cambodians fearful of COVID-19 will have opportunities to hear the good news of Jesus.

Taiwan / 05 August 2020

Pray for OMF Taiwan workers to have all of the prayer, financial and practical support they need to continue in their ministry. Home assignment is usually a vital time to renew connections with supporters and to engage with new churches.

South Korea / 04 August 2020

Lord, thank you for your church in South Korea. Please use your people in South Korea to bless the peoples of East Asia. Work through your church to send many people to East Asians to share the good news about Jesus.

Canada / 04 August 2020

Pray for the many workers who are applying for visas to return to their work/ministries in Thailand. May God grant them favour in the eyes of the Thai officials in the country and in the Thai embassies around the world.

Germany / 04 August 2020

Pray for God to raise up volunteer mentors to support OMF Germany’s Serve Asia workers before, during and after their time in Asia. Because of COVID-19, some workers were not able to leave or had to return earlier than expected. Pray for God to use volunteers to encourage these who did not go or had […]

DPRK / 03 August 2020

Lord, you know about the difficulties facing believers in the DPRK. Please protect them, strengthen their faith and give them opportunities to tell others about you.

Japan / 02 August 2020

Pray for missionaries in Japan to know what God requires of them at this time and that they would rely upon him for strength.

Hong Kong / 01 August 2020

Pray that during this time of instability due to COVID-19, there would be no further instability caused by people specifically targetting Christians.

Canada / 01 August 2020

Pray for David & Diane in OMF Canada’s Candidate Department as they track with candidates who are looking to join OMF. Pray that all paperwork can be completed in order for all seven candidates to join a first-ever virtual Candidate Course in October. Pray for the planning and teaching of the course using this platform.

Germany / 01 August 2020

From August 21-23, OMF workers who have recently returned to Germany from East Asia will meet for a time of orientation. Please pray for input, inspiration and fellowship during these days.

Global / 31 July 2020

Being a Responsive Community Please pray for the organization as we continue to refine OMF’s culture and practices, and the way our systems serve us, in pursuit of effective kingdom ministry aligned with God’s purposes in his changing world. Pray for many centers which are trying new and creative ways to fulfill the Task Unfinished.

Belgium / 30 July 2020

Lord, we pray for Belgium and the state of the church. The harvest is big and the workers are few. We pray for more workers in Belgium. May the gospel touch the hearts of many in Belgium, so that God’s Kingdom may grow there, and new missionaries may be raised to share the gospel to […]

Canada / 29 July 2020

Pray for final confirmation of a new Receipting Manager for the OMF Canada Finance Department. If all goes well, training will begin in August.

Germany / 29 July 2020

Matthias and Jasmin, OMF candidates from Germany, will preach at a church on August 16 and give an update on their journey to Cambodia. Pray for God to bless this time, establish new relationships and provide new prayer partners.

New Horizons / 29 July 2020

Lord, we thank you for the way you are raising a new generation of missionaries from all countries of the world, making the missions force a truly global one.

East Asia’s Diaspora / 28 July 2020

Lord, please raise up new workers in places where they can be most effective to these Asian migrants. Please provide resources for the local churches to reach out to them, both in the home and recipient countries.

United Kingdom and Ireland / 27 July 2020

Pray for OMF UK families facing uncertainty around the next steps for their children – whether it be the return or start of school, or going to university. May they know the Lord’s peace that passes understanding and learn to trust him more in these days.

Canada / 27 July 2020

Continue to pray for coverage for the OMF Canada Communications Coordinator as she begins maternity leave in August. Pray for the handover of the publication coordination part of the role to a colleague, which is happening now. There may be someone to cover the content management part of this role. Pray this need is met […]

Germany / 27 July 2020

The pastoral ministry of OMF Germany candidates Matthias and Jasmin ends on July 31. Pray for the completion of their ministry, the new start at OMF and that their financial support will be completely provided so that they can start working in East Asia.

Switzerland / 26 July 2020

We pray for the different and large number of Swiss churches. Please empower them with your Holy Spirit to be seekers and doers of your will. Please help them to overcome any differences and collaborate well for your mission. Please help the churches and their leaders to step out in faith and fulfill God’s mission […]

Southern Africa / 25 July 2020

Lord, thank you for your work in and through your church in South Africa. We pray that you would use your people in South Africa to spread your gospel to all of East Asia’s peoples. Please continue to grow the church’s vision in missions sending.

Germany / 24 July 2020

On July 25, OMF Germany’s North West Volunteer Team meets in Lemgo. Please pray for God to raise up more volunteers in northern Germany.

Netherlands / 24 July 2020

Lord, thank you for your church in the Netherlands. Please use your people in the Netherlands to bless the peoples of East Asia. Work through your church to send many people to East Asians to share the good news about Jesus.

Germany / 23 July 2020

Many OMF workers first heard God’s call to missions as a child. Please pray that parents and Sunday school teachers will continue to tell missionary stories and inspire the next generation.

United States / 22 July 2020

Pray for healing in the United States. Pray that the American church can help people to grow in understanding each other.

Canada / 21 July 2020

Pray for the OMF CanadaCandidate Department, David and Diane, as they track with candidates who are looking to join OMF. Pray for them also as they mentor and encourage appointees (who have been accepted to an OMF Field of service) who are currently building their prayer and financial support teams.

Mekong Minorities / 20 July 2020

Pray for workers who are unable to return to their homes during this time. Pray that time outside their field of service will be well spent. Pray for children who can’t go to school. Homeschooling is not easy in times of transition.

Skylands / 19 July 2020

Pray for Christians in Mongolia to remember the steady hope they have in Christ and to share that hope with others amidst very uncertain times.

Urban China / 18 July 2020

As the scientific community in China believes that science can only co-exist with atheism, please ask God to strengthen the Christians within it who seek to challenge this, as they run events to help their colleagues see that he created life, and as a God of order, it is he who created science.

Australia / 14 July 2020

The OMF Australia center is exploring missional business opportunities. Pray for God to send the right people to advise, assist and go.

Australia / 11 July 2020

Pray for David Loon as he brings some new people on board to the OMF Australia Finance and Administration team. Pray for the Victoria team as they move offices soon.

Vietnam / 10 July 2020

Pray for churches in Vietnam – whether they’ve been able to take services online or have had to stop meeting due to COVID-19. Pray that church members would meet with God personally and grow in their faith.

Thailand / 09 July 2020

Many churches in Thailand are involved in supporting the poor during this time. Pray for wisdom to know how to help in a truly helpful way. May not only the “squeaky wheel get the grease.” The truth is that the general Thai population now sees hunger as the bigger threat than the virus. Pray for […]

Philippines / 08 July 2020

Pray that the current quarantine and travel ban measures will be successful in stemming the spread of the virus in the Philippines and that the measures taken will enable the medical sector to increase its capacity to handle the amount of cases.

Australia / 08 July 2020

Give thanks for a family in Western Australia starting the application process as long term workers with OMF in Taiwan. Pray for God to direct their application and preparation while studying in Bible college. Continue to pray for new workers from Australia to commit to serve in East Asia.

Myanmar / 07 July 2020

Pray for the Myanmar sign language Bible translation team, as most deaf people have difficulty reading the Burmese Bible. Praise for good relationships with this Bible translation team. One colleague has been asked to draw pictures of Bible stories like a Bible cartoon. This method helps sign language translators to see the Bible in a […]

Canada / 07 July 2020

In mid-February Melissa assumed the directorship of the OMF Canada Mobilization team. The team has been re-formulating the department’s vision, mission, and values. Praise God for what He has shown them so far. Pray for the team as they put these principles into ministry practise.

Cambodia / 06 July 2020

Pray for those in Cambodia who have lost their livelihoods due to the pandemic. Ask that Christians will be able to show love and support to their neighbours in this situation. May they find that God is the one who provides for their daily needs.

Taiwan / 05 July 2020

For those preparing to become long-term missionaries, please equip them. Please help the Taiwanese churches and mission agencies partner well, and be able to work well together to support these missionaries.

Australia / 05 July 2020

Pray for new online ministries and resources being developed by OMF Australia. Pray for the Serve Asia Long Term mission interest group that meets virtually. Pray for the Lord to use this meeting to help many in the group to prepare themselves well for long term cross cultural ministry. Pray for new people to join […]

South Korea / 04 July 2020

Lord, thank you for your church in South Korea. Please use your people in South Korea to bless the peoples of East Asia. Work through your church to send many people to East Asians to share the good news about Jesus.

United States / 04 July 2020

Pray for the OMF (U.S.) Communications team as they continue producing hope-filled content to encourage Americans and share about East Asia’s peoples.

Canada / 04 July 2020

The OMF Canada office reopened June 15. Due to the pandemic, protocols are in place and there are limits to numbers in the office at one time. May God guide the decisions being made regarding the future work setting and team dynamics.

DPRK / 03 July 2020

Lord, you know about the difficulties facing believers in the DPRK. Please protect them, strengthen their faith and give them opportunities to tell others about you.

Japan / 02 July 2020

Pray for missionaries in Japan to know what God requires of them at this time and that they would rely upon him for strength.

Australia / 02 July 2020

As Australia lifts restrictions, pray for OMF Australia to have wisdom in knowing where to mobilise, as well as how and when to reconnect with different organisations and people. Pray for connections that were put on hold for the past few months. Pray that we will know how much to continue online as things start […]

Canada / 01 July 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, two families, two couples, and four individuals returned to Canada. Several others on Home Assignment who were scheduled to return to Asia have had to remain in Canada. Pray for borders to open in God’s timing. Pray for visas and work permits that need to be re-negotiated; this is not […]

Hong Kong / 01 July 2020

After months of protests, followed by the coronavirus situation, Hong Kong’s economy is facing great challenges. Shops and restaurants have closed and unemployment has increased. In times of need, may believers in Hong Kong experience Jehovah Jireh even more.

Belgium / 30 June 2020

Lord, we pray for Belgium and the state of the church. The harvest is big and the workers are few. We pray for more workers in Belgium. May the gospel touch the hearts of many in Belgium, so that God’s Kingdom may grow there, and new missionaries may be raised to share the gospel to […]

United States / 29 June 2020

Pray for missions conferences happening online this summer in the U.S. Pray that many people will still participate and be challenged to take next steps in their missions journeys.

Canada / 29 June 2020

Pray for the OMF Canada Candidate Department, David and Diane, as they track with candidates who are looking to join OMF. Pray for them also as they mentor and encourage appointees (who have been accepted to an OMF Field of service) who are currently building their prayer and financial support teams.

New Horizons / 29 June 2020

Pray for Andy (OMF’s Europe Strategy Coordinator and Africa Mobilizer) as New Horizons prays to see a small French-speaking East Asia gathering in France later in the year and also follow-up and support for Andrea in exploring partnerships in Africa.

East Asia’s Diaspora / 28 June 2020

Many of our East Asian friends have received some horribly biased comments in light of the news of the coronavirus. Unfortunately, news such as this seems to bring out the ugly side of fear, resulting in prejudice. Pray the Lord comforts those who have experienced these comments and allows others to speak out against such […]

United Kingdom and Ireland / 27 June 2020

Pray for the OMF (UK) Communications team as they develop a number of new prayer resources – pray for creative ideas and design that helps people engage with the content.

Canada / 26 June 2020

OMF Canada is in urgent need of the following positions: a Publications Coordinator, a Content Manager for the Communications Department, a Receipting Manager for the Finance Department, and a second short-term ministry (Serve Asia) coordinator for mobilization. Pray for the right people to apply.

Switzerland / 26 June 2020

Pray for the boarding Homes “Benaja” and “Mountain View” in Chiang Mai that are led by Swiss couples Matthias & Barbara and Andreas & Ruth. Pray for new boarding home assistants for August 2020, as Josua and Pascal will finish their ministry at the end of the school year ending in June.

Southern Africa / 25 June 2020

Lord, thank you for your work in and through your church in South Africa. We pray that you would use your people in South Africa to spread your gospel to all of East Asia’s peoples. Please continue to grow the church’s vision in missions sending.

Netherlands / 24 June 2020

Pray that the OMF Netherlands’ new strategic communication strategy will bear fruit and that doors will be opened to the hearts and lives of our target groups. Pray that people’s hearts will be moved through the stories shared, leading to the praise of our Lord and more involvement with global missions.

Germany / 23 June 2020

Please pray for spiritual protection of the body, soul and mind of all OMF Germany members, both home staff in Germany, as well as workers in Asia.

United States / 22 June 2020

Praise God for generous ministry partners who continue to give towards OMF’s ministry during an uncertain economic time.

Canada / 21 June 2020

Pray for two families who have returned to Canada in light of the COVID-19 situation. This return has been a significant disruption for the children and their schooling. Pray they would know the way forward and for God’s peace and comfort during this time.

Mekong Minorities / 20 June 2020

Pray for workers who are unable to return to their homes during this time. Pray that time outside their field of service will be well spent. Pray for children who can’t go to school. Homeschooling is not easy in times of transition.

Skylands / 19 June 2020

Pray for Christians in Mongolia to remember the steady hope they have in Christ and to share that hope with others amidst very uncertain times.

Urban China / 18 June 2020

Please pray for workers who remain in China – that they will be a light in a dark place at this significant point in time. Even if they are limited to communicating with people virtually (including their neighbors), may they be full of grace and hope. Pray also for protection over them physically, mentally and […]

China / 17 June 2020

Lord, we know that you care about people’s physical and spiritual needs. We pray for Christians in China to continue to grow with a vision for serving people holistically – focusing on the practical needs and sharing the hope we have in you.

Singapore / 16 June 2020

Thank you Lord for faithful and committed prayer intercessors in Singapore who have a burden to pray for the unreached people groups. Please lead more people to join in this ministry.

East Asia’s Muslims / 15 June 2020

There are few Christians in Silk Road regions. They often feel afraid, or alone. Pray for the Holy Spirit to comfort and encourage them.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 15 June 2020

OMF UK’s week-long July Home Assignment Workshop – which aims to help OMF workers make the most of their time back in the UK with supporters – is now set to take place virtually. Pray for the planning of this and solutions that are good for both participants and presenters. Please lift up to the […]

New Zealand / 14 June 2020

Pray for OMF New Zealand workers who, due to travel restrictions, are waiting without a location or trip to go on. Pray that they would grow in spiritual maturity and that their faith would deepen during this time. Pray for fuel in their fire for missions. Pray for OMF New Zealand’s Serve Asia team as […]

Malaysia / 13 June 2020

Lord, you know about the shortage of pastors and full-time workers, and theological educators for the church in Malaysia. Please call more Christians into this ministry and help them take up the challenge to serve you in this way.

Indonesia / 12 June 2020

COVID-19 is a solemn warning, reminding many of the brevity and uncertainty of life. Pray that many in Indonesia would be drawn back to the Bible for answers and assurance. Pray also for faithful, bold, and biblically-sound proclamation of the gospel from pastors and all Christians at such a time as this.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 12 June 2020

Pray for OMF UK families facing uncertainty around the next steps for their children – whether it be the return or start of school, or going to university. May they know the Lord’s peace that passes understanding and learn to trust him more in these days.

Australia / 11 June 2020

Pray for God to raise up new workers from Australia to take the good news of Jesus to East Asia. Borders won’t be closed forever. Are we in a position to send new workers when they open? Pray that God will continue to speak to quiet hearts and for people to enquire through OMF to […]

Vietnam / 10 June 2020

Pray for churches in Vietnam – whether they’ve been able to take services online or have had to stop meeting due to COVID-19. Pray that church members would meet with God personally and grow in their faith.

Thailand / 09 June 2020

Many churches in Thailand are involved in supporting the poor during this time. Pray for wisdom to know how to help in a truly helpful way. May not only the “squeaky wheel get the grease.” The truth is that the general Thai population now sees hunger as the bigger threat than the virus. Pray for […]

United Kingdom & Ireland / 09 June 2020

Pray for OMF UK workers and their families across East Asia who find themselves unexpectedly home-schooling over many weeks. Ask the Lord to grant them energy for each day, wisdom for parents to know how to keep children engaged and for good separation of “school” and “family” times.

Philippines / 08 June 2020

Pray for new opportunities and open doors for ministry to emerge out of this crisis in the Philippines and that God’s people will rise up to be his agents of grace.

Myanmar / 07 June 2020

Pray for God’s empowerment upon all the ministries that he has for each Christian worker in Myanmar. Ask God for enablement and fruit in every daily effort to serve the Lord as each of them lives out his or her calling.

Cambodia / 06 June 2020

Pray for those in Cambodia who have lost their livelihoods due to the pandemic. Ask that Christians will be able to show love and support to their neighbours in this situation. May they find that God is the one who provides for their daily needs.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 06 June 2020

Give thanks for OMF UK Area Ministry Teams who volunteer to support candidate processing and OMF workers on home assignment. They have been doing great work continuing this support at this time. Pray for continued energy, creativity and wisdom in these tasks.

Taiwan / 05 June 2020

For those preparing to become long-term missionaries, please equip them. Please help the Taiwanese churches and mission agencies partner well, and be able to work well together to support these missionaries.

South Korea / 04 June 2020

Lord, thank you for your church in South Korea. Please use your people in South Korea to bless the peoples of East Asia. Work through your church to send many people to East Asians to share the good news about Jesus.

DPRK / 03 June 2020

Lord, you know about the difficulties facing believers in the DPRK. Please protect them, strengthen their faith and give them opportunities to tell others about you.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 03 June 2020

Please pray for OMF UK candidates whose studies at Bible colleges have been disrupted due to the lockdown. Give thanks that many of them have been able to continue their studies remotely, but pray the challenges this creates will be minimised as much as possible.

United States / 03 June 2020

Some of the people planning to attend OMF training events during these months are delayed as these events have been canceled or postponed. Please pray that the OMF (U.S.) team can support these future workers as they keep preparing for ministry and waiting on the next step.

Japan / 02 June 2020

Lord, thank you for your church in Japan. Please use your people in Japan to bless the peoples of East Asia. Work through your church to send many people to East Asians to share the good news about Jesus.

Hong Kong / 01 June 2020

Pray that during this time of instability due to COVID-19, there would be no further instability caused by people specifically targetting Christians.

Global / 31 May 2020

Ask God to provide godly leadership for ten OMF centers around the world going through leadership transition. Also pray for the provision of key staff roles at the OMF International Center and other various centers (homeside and field).

United Kingdom & Ireland / 31 May 2020

Pray for OMF UK candidates for long-term service who are still seeking to connect with new supporters virtually. Please pray that this different way of connecting might result in unexpected new and fruitful connections.

Belgium / 30 May 2020

Lord, we pray for Belgium and the state of the church. The harvest is big and the workers are few. We pray for more workers in Belgium. May the gospel touch the hearts of many in Belgium, so that God’s Kingdom may grow there, and new missionaries may be raised to share the gospel to […]

New Horizons / 29 May 2020

A Spanish prayer guide for East Asia has been produced, along with a guide on how to start a prayer group. Praise God for those who helped with graphics and translation. Pray that this will encourage prayer for East Asia’s peoples and lead to prayer movements for East Asia among Spanish speakers.

East Asia’s Diaspora / 28 May 2020

Lord, please raise up new workers in places where they can be most effective to these Asian migrants. Please provide resources for the local churches to reach out to them, both in the home and recipient countries.

East Asia’s Diaspora / 28 May 2020

Many of our East Asian friends have received some horribly biased comments in light of the news of the coronavirus. Unfortunately, news such as this seems to bring out the ugly side of fear, resulting in prejudice. Pray the Lord comforts those who have experienced these comments and allows others to speak out against such […]

Philippines / 28 May 2020

Pray for churches and mission agencies in the Philippines to consider how they can use social media to offer a message of hope to the nation.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 28 May 2020

We continue to trust God for our financial needs as an organisation. With uncertain times for economies around the world, pray for the Lord to continue to move his people to give to churches and organisations such as OMF. Pray for wise financial planning.

United States / 28 May 2020

Please pray for OMF (U.S.) mobilizers as they learn how to plan, run and participate in mission events and trainings online.

Australia / 28 May 2020

Give thanks for technology that has enabled OMF Australia to keep working through the pandemic and office closure. Pray for unity as they work in physical isolation from one another. Pray for wisdom for the leadership team as they plan meetings, training events and conferences online. Pray for the interactive online National Conference (Open for […]

United Kingdom and Ireland / 27 May 2020

Pray for continued wisdom for the OMF (UK) Leadership Team. Ask the Lord to help them respond well to developments and changes to regulations and guidance surrounding COVID-19 and make good decisions regarding working practices in the “new normal.”

United Kingdom and Ireland / 27 May 2020

Due to the COVID-19 situation, short-term placements planned for April, May and June have had to be postponed or cancelled. As the situation develops, placements later in the summer will be reviewed. Pray for those who were planning to go out in the next few months – that God will guide them to other ways […]

Switzerland / 26 May 2020

Lord, you know about Switzerland’s high number of foreign nationalities and what challenges that poses for Switzerland’s churches and believers. Please help the Swiss people to be empowered and prepared to share the gospel with their foreign neighbors.

Switzerland / 26 May 2020

Pray for the boarding Homes “Benaja” and “Mountain View” in Chiang Mai that are led by Swiss couples Matthias & Barbara and Andreas & Ruth. Pray for new boarding home assistants for August 2020, as Josua and Pascal will finish their ministry at the end of the school year ending in June.

Southern Africa / 25 May 2020

Lord, thank you for your work in and through your church in South Africa. We pray that you would use your people in South Africa to spread your gospel to all of East Asia’s peoples. Please continue to grow the church’s vision in missions sending.

Southern Africa / 25 May 2020

Lord, we thank you for the diversity of the multi-cultural South African church. We pray that this may be used to extend your kingdom as the church partners with mission agencies.

Philippines / 25 May 2020

Pray for Christians throughout the Philippines to draw near to God and consider their life priorities during this time.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 25 May 2020

Pray for the OMF UK finance team as they continue to learn new roles and do various processes for the first time, such as tax year-end figures for OMF workers. Ask for energy, perseverance and wisdom for good ways to train the team virtually.

Australia / 25 May 2020

Give thanks for God’s provision of an incoming Personnel Manager for OMF Australia. Pray for Paul Jessop, who will serve on the homeside in this role after Ros Harrison retires in September. Pray for a smooth and effective handover. Paul will also be involved in diaspora ministry to Japanese people in Melbourne. Pray for Paul […]

Canada / 25 May 2020

Praise God that thus far the financial situation for OMF Canada has been relatively stable up to this point in time. Pray for continued provision of the resources needed for ministry.

Netherlands / 24 May 2020

Pray that the OMF Netherlands’ new strategic communication strategy will bear fruit and that doors will be opened to the hearts and lives of our target groups. Pray that people’s hearts will be moved through the stories shared, leading to the praise of our Lord and more involvement with global missions.

Netherlands / 24 May 2020

Pray that the OMF Netherlands’ new strategic communication strategy will bear fruit and that doors will be opened to the hearts and lives of our target groups. Pray that people’s hearts will be moved through the stories shared, leading to the praise of our Lord and more involvement with global missions.

East Asia’s Muslims / 24 May 2020

Today is the “KaiZhaiJie” Festival (Eid al-Fitr). Some men will worship at the mosque. Most families will feast together. Pray for conversations in China, and in our own lives, about the joy Jesus brings.

Germany / 23 May 2020

Pray for OMF Germany as its magazine East Asia Millions is redesigned beginning in 2021, with more space for longer articles, detailed prayer requests and a more attractive design.

Germany / 23 May 2020

Hundreds of Christian calendars in Thai have been distributed among Thais in Germany at the end of last year. Please pray that God’s Word speaks as they meditate on the verses.

East Asia’s Muslims / 23 May 2020

China’s Silk Road people will have a “breaking the fast” feast tonight to celebrate the end of Ramadan. Pray that God will bless relationships as families spend time together this evening.

United States / 22 May 2020

Pray for the OMF (U.S.) Communications team as they continue producing hope-filled content to encourage Americans and share about East Asia’s peoples.

Philippines / 22 May 2020

Pray for wisdom for the Philippines government to know how and when to begin to allow businesses to re-open.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 22 May 2020

Pray for the OMF UK team to have wisdom in planning events such as prayer days, summer camps for missionary kids and other conferences due to take place later this year. Pray for good, flexible solutions to be found.

United States / 22 May 2020

Praise God that during the COVID-19 situation people in the U.S. are continuing to grow in their compassion for people all around the world. The OMF (U.S.) team is still seeing people inquire about ministry to East Asia’s peoples and work at preparing for future ministry.

Taiwan / 22 May 2020

Pray that churches and Taiwanese Christians will be ready to share the hope and peace they have in Christ.

United States / 22 May 2020

Please pray for U.S. government and public health leaders to have tremendous wisdom and perseverance in leading the U.S. through the COVID-19 outbreak.

Cambodia / 22 May 2020

Pray for OMF workers in Cambodia to spend time wisely and use these unique opportunities to proclaim the gospel of Christ.

Thailand / 22 May 2020

Pray for OMF Thailand and the Church worldwide to hear what the Lord is saying, what he wants to teach us in this time. As OMF Thailand Field Director Ulrich Kohler wrote, “I doubt it is only how to go more high-tech and how to go on with business as usual on other platforms or […]

Australia / 22 May 2020

Pray for our missionary sending churches to continue supporting OMF missionaries in prayer and other needs, that they will “not [cease] to pray for you, asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, so as to walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, fully […]

Canada / 22 May 2020

Ask God to provide two people to cover the OMF Canada Communications department while the Communications Coordinator is on maternity leave, starting in August. Pray also for a second short-term ministry (Serve Asia) Coordinator to work with Carly.

East Asia’s Muslims / 22 May 2020

Along the Silk Road – and elsewhere in the world – there can be severe misunderstanding and animosity between different ethnicities. Pray for reconciliation and healing.

Canada / 21 May 2020

Pray for OMF Canada’s Personnel and Finance teams as they work hard to meet the needs of the workers affected by the COVID-19.

East Asia’s Muslims / 21 May 2020

During Ramadan, the morning meal is prepared and eaten before sunrise. Pray for God to give patience today to tired people.

Mekong Minorities / 20 May 2020

Pray for those having to spend most of the time in their apartments. One local believer shared that she is spending most of the time reading her Bible and focusing on her translation project. Pray for progress in translating during these times of confinement.

East Asia’s Muslims / 20 May 2020

As well as fasting, Ramadan is traditionally a time for religious devotion and pure living. Pray that people will hear about Jesus’ teachings on purity and devotion.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 19 May 2020

Praise God for an excellent training day recently on Zoom in partnership with Friends International and the OMF UK team that helped people think about reaching international students and how to prepare to thrive as Christians when they return to their home countries. Almost one hundred people, from four different continents, signed in! Give thanks […]

Taiwan / 19 May 2020

With all short-term teams to Taiwan cancelled for the summer, many special outreaches are also cancelled. OMF workers in Taiwan are wondering what they can do with limited help to reach out to local schools or communities during that time. Pray for wisdom and creativity for how to make the most of whatever opportunities arise.

Japan / 19 May 2020

Pray for missionaries in Japan to know what God requires of them at this time and that they would rely upon him for strength.

Skylands / 19 May 2020

Pray for Christians in Mongolia to remember the steady hope they have in Christ and to share that hope with others amidst very uncertain times.

Cambodia / 19 May 2020

Pray that any Cambodians fearful of COVID-19 will have opportunities to hear the good news of Jesus.

Vietnam / 19 May 2020

Pray for Vietnamese Christians to be a good witness to those around them, always ready to give a reason for the hope that they have in Jesus.

Thailand / 19 May 2020

Pray for many Thais to be asking questions about life and faith during this time of crisis and for many start to follow Christ.

Philippines / 19 May 2020

Pray for new opportunities and open doors for ministry to emerge out of this crisis in the Philippines and that God’s people will rise up to be his agents of grace.

Australia / 19 May 2020

Pray for God to raise up new workers from Australia to take the good news of Jesus to East Asia. Borders won’t be closed forever. Are we in a position to send new workers when they open? Pray that God will continue to speak to quiet hearts and for people to enquire through OMF to […]

Canada / 19 May 2020

Praise God for his leading Jimmy to take the role of OMF Canada’s Director of Operations & Corporate Engagements. He will be representing the National Director in the eastern part of Canada, both inside and outside the organization. Praise the Lord also for the provision of a replacement for his previous role as Mentorship Coordinator.

East Asia’s Muslims / 19 May 2020

Muslim communities mark tonight as the “Night of Power.” Many worshippers will spend the entire night in prayer. Pray for China’s Silk Road tonight, that the Holy Spirit will reveal the power of God.

Urban China / 18 May 2020

Please pray for workers who remain in China – that they will be a light in a dark place at this significant point in time. Even if they are limited to communicating with people virtually (including their neighbors), may they be full of grace and hope. Pray also for protection over them physically, mentally and […]

East Asia’s Muslims / 18 May 2020

Silk Road people strongly desire the respect and honor of their neighbors and community. Pray for people to find honor in moral and spiritual strength, rather than material wealth.

China / 17 May 2020

God, thank you for church leaders in China. In the more restrictive environment, please help each of them facing difficult challenges. We pray for each of the communities they lead to stand firm in their faith.

East Asia’s Muslims / 17 May 2020

Isaiah 58:6 asks, “Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice…?” Pray that God will bring compassion and wisdom to leaders who supervise justice in their districts in Silk Road areas.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 16 May 2020

Give thanks for OMF Area Representatives around the United Kingdom. During the COVID-19 lockdown, they have been able to run prayer meetings and training events virtually. Pray for fruit from these events and for wisdom to know what to put their time into.

United States / 16 May 2020

Praise God for the safety and protection for OMF (U.S.) team members during the COVID-19 outbreak in the U.S.

Taiwan / 16 May 2020

Pray for OMF Taiwan workers to have all of the prayer, financial and practical support they need to continue in their ministry. Home assignment is usually a vital time to renew connections with supporters and to engage with new churches.

Japan / 16 May 2020

Pray for the leaders—in our nations, organisations, school, medical communities—to have wisdom in handling the current situation.

Singapore / 16 May 2020

God, please raise up more candidates in Singapore who sense your leading to serve in Myanmar and Vietnam.

Cambodia / 16 May 2020

Pray for Cambodian Christians to display the good news of Jesus and help communities (such as by educating about COVID-19, teaching how to wash hands effectively etc.) during this time of need.

Vietnam / 16 May 2020

Give thanks for those producing Sunday school materials for children in Vietnam. Pray these materials would we well used and bear fruit.

Thailand / 16 May 2020

Pray for Thai churches to see the opportunities to serve during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Philippines / 16 May 2020

Pray that Christian communities in the Philippines would continue to be beacons of hope and love to people around them during this difficult period.

Australia / 16 May 2020

Several long-term missionary candidates from Australia are planning for the field in the coming months. Support raising, though, is difficult at the moment with self-isolation and departure is further complicated by the inability to run in-person Orientation Courses for new workers. Pray for full support, travel and training for these candidates trying to go.

New Zealand / 16 May 2020

Thank God for technology that allows OMF New Zealand candidates to continue to connect with their existing supporters via Zoom, WhatsApp, phone, and Mailchimp during this socially distant time. Pray that God will open doors and sustain their faith while travel restrictions, medical insurance limitations, bans on large gatherings, and quarantine or self-isolation requirements create […]

Canada / 16 May 2020

Richard, National Director for OMF Canada, stepped into his role on March 1, just as the COVID-19 pandemic began affecting the country. Pray for him and his wife as they continue on a steep learning curve while dealing with the issues of the pandemic in OMF Canada.

East Asia’s Muslims / 16 May 2020

Silk Road communities have a rich heritage of hospitality. A guest is lavished with the finest delicacies. Thank you, God, for this cultural heritage, which reflects your generosity.

East Asia’s Muslims / 15 May 2020

Many Silk Road businesses are struggling financially due to restrictions imposed in response to the coronavirus. Pray that God would grant them help and security.

East Asia’s Muslims / 15 May 2020

God loves to bless his people. Even though we may suffer on earth, God’s promise of feasting and honor in heaven is secure. Thank God for this certain hope, for us and for the Silk Road.

New Zealand / 14 May 2020

Lord, thank you for your church in New Zealand. Please use your people in New Zealand to bless the peoples of East Asia. Work through your church to send many people to East Asians to share the good news about Jesus.

East Asia’s Muslims / 14 May 2020

As China’s Silk Road develops, more attention is being given to environmental protection. Pray for those working to protect the pastures and valleys of this region. May God guide them in these efforts.

Taiwan / 13 May 2020

Pray for OMF Taiwan members who have had to cancel their planned home assignments, and for those who are “stuck” on home assignment and unable to return to Taiwan. May they “wait well” during this time of uncertainty. Pray particularly for those who had planned to return home to visit sick family members and are […]

Japan / 13 May 2020

Pray for Japanese Christians to imitate Jehoshaphat (2 Chronicles 20) in calling on the Lord, recalling his faithfulness, fixing their eyes on him, standing firm, and seeing his deliverance. May they also use every opportunity to share their faith with family, friends and colleagues.

Cambodia / 13 May 2020

Pray for those in Cambodia who have lost their livelihoods due to the pandemic. Ask that Christians will be able to show love and support to their neighbours in this situation. May they find that God is the one who provides for their daily needs.

Vietnam / 13 May 2020

Pray for churches in Vietnam – whether they’ve been able to take services online or have had to stop meeting due to COVID-19. Pray that church members would meet with God personally and grow in their faith.

Thailand / 13 May 2020

Many churches in Thailand are involved in supporting the poor during this time. Pray for wisdom to know how to help in a truly helpful way. May not only the “squeaky wheel get the grease.” The truth is that the general Thai population now sees hunger as the bigger threat than the virus. Pray for […]

Philippines / 13 May 2020

Pray that the current quarantine and travel ban measures in the Philippines will be successful in stemming the spread of COVID-19 and that it enables the medical sector to gain some capacity.

Australia / 13 May 2020

Like others, OMF Australia has a few “displaced missionaries” currently on home assignment but waiting to return to the field or who have travelled to other fields and are now waiting to return to their own. Pray that God will continue to enable and equip OMF missionaries to love and serve those in the communities […]

Malaysia / 13 May 2020

Christ, you are supreme. We pray for established Christians in Malaysia to put their hope in you for their past, present, and future. Please protect them from past superstitions, present temptations, and unhealthy future plans.

New Zealand / 13 May 2020

Pray for OMF New Zealand workers who, due to travel restrictions, are waiting without a location or trip to go on. Pray that they would grow in spiritual maturity and that their faith would deepen during this time. Pray for fuel in their fire for missions. Pray for OMF New Zealand’s Serve Asia team as […]

Canada / 13 May 2020

Some of OMF Canada’s short term (Serve Asia) workers will not be able to proceed to their ministry placements in Asia. Pray that despite this disappointment they will persevere in understanding God’s call on their lives regarding the Great Commission. Pray for our Serve Asia personnel who are walking with them right now.

Germany / 13 May 2020

On April 25, OMF, together with SMD (IFES), conducted three online workshops about “Urban Asians”. Participants learned how to effectively share the gospel with Asians in Germany, many of whom come from mega cities. Pray that the messages will be put into practice.