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Lord, help us to overcome legal and administrative matters for all these workers, as well as visa issues, so that they can concentrate on their ministry without too many distractions

New Horizons / 29 January 2022

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New Zealand / 29 January 2022

The Nicholas family (OMF NZ appointees), have had to pivot their plans for this year, moving to a small town in the South Island instead of the Philippines as planned. Pray for them to continue growing in their knowledge of Filipino language and culture, and that they would be blessing to the Filipino church where […]

New Horizons / 29 January 2022

Lord, help us to overcome legal and administrative matters for all these workers, as well as visa issues, so that they can concentrate on their ministry without too many distractions

East Asia’s Muslims / 28 January 2022

Pray for more Christians to live among and serve the Tajik Muslims on the Silk Road.

East Asia’s Diaspora / 28 January 2022

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.

Australia / 27 January 2022

Pray for OMF Western Australia’s exploring missions event on January 29, and for the young adults who plan to join. Pray for two workers who will share about their journey of preparing to serve in Southeast Asia. May the Lord speak through them to inspire and challenge others into mission.

Thailand / 27 January 2022

The MIA Conference (Mission in Action) is a conference occurring every four years in Thailand with the purpose of seeing the Thai church take active steps in mission involvement. The OMF Thailand office is starting to plan for the next MIA Conference in December 2023. Please pray in the midst of these uncertain times that […]

United States / 27 January 2022

Pray for the OMF (U.S.) finance team during this busy season of work with the 2021 year-end processes and preparing for the upcoming annual audit.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 27 January 2022

Pray for three NextGen events taking place in February – events in Ireland and the north of England will be in-person, while the east of England event takes place online. These events help the next generation of Christians consider their place in God’s global plans. Pray they will run smoothly and be a source of […]

United Kingdom and Ireland / 27 January 2022

Pray for grace for the OMF UK finance team as they handle challenging tasks and juggle multiple responsibilities. Pray for stable and efficient systems that will help them do their work to the glory of God.

East Asia’s Muslims / 26 January 2022

With a population of around 51,000, the Tajik are China’s seventh-largest Muslim people group on the Silk Road. Their native languages are Sarikoli and Wakhi (Iranian languages). Pray for them as they increasingly need to learn and use Mandarin in daily life.

Switzerland / 26 January 2022

Praise God for his provision and for many friends of OMF Suisse (Switzerland) who support us in prayer and financial support.

New Zealand / 25 January 2022

Pray for the OMF New Zealand office team to get used to a new dynamic as Johan joins the team (remotely at this stage) and Simon leaves. Pray also for good communication over zoom with Johan – give him grace!

Southern Africa / 25 January 2022

Lord, we pray for the effective mobilization of the South African church so that new South African members may be sent out each year.

Australia / 24 January 2022

Paul Jessop started as OMF Australia National Director on January 1. Pray for his transition into the role and as the family moves to Sydney in late January.

East Asia’s Muslims / 24 January 2022

Pray encouragement for workers running community development charities in poor urban areas as they seek to be the hands and feet of Jesus in Southeast Asia.

Thailand / 24 January 2022

A Thai Christian woman preparing to serve the Shan people is working on her partnership development and medical clearance. Pray that God would bring more people to have a heart for her ministry and support her work.

United States / 24 January 2022

Praise God for providing stable support for OMF (U.S.) and OMF workers during 2021. We are so grateful for ministry partners that keep giving generously even during uncertain times.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 24 January 2022

Pray for our OMF (UK) finance team as they continue to work through the 2021 financial year end processes. Pray especially for Jeff (Director for Finance & Corporate Services) and Tracy (Senior Finance Officer) as they recover from illness, and for Lou (Finance Manager) as she juggles responsibilities in this busy time.

Netherlands / 24 January 2022

A number of workers were able to go back to East Asia. For some of them this marked the end of a very long ‘period of waiting’. Thank God for His faithfulness.

Germany / 23 January 2022

Thank God for new applicants and candidates from OMF Germany. We are grateful for those who are interested in Serve Asia ministry. We were able to send two young women to work at a boarding home in Thailand. Please pray that they will settle in well, build good relationships within the dorms and at the […]

United States / 22 January 2022

Praise God for many new people joining the OMF (U.S.) Third Culture Kid team and ministry. Pray for the team to continue creatively supporting children and parents, especially those under extra pressure during the last couple of years.

Thailand / 21 January 2022

Pray for a Thai couple hoping to serve in East Asia. They have finished their medical check-up and are waiting for the results. Please pray for their support level to be reached soon.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 21 January 2022

Praise God for the new OMF (UK) media intern, Rose, who has arrived safely from the USA and has started work this week (17 January). Pray she will settle quickly into the UK and OMF, that she would feel welcomed, and that she will enjoy her year with the team here.

Australia / 21 January 2022

Pray for OMF Western Australia’s upcoming OMF Friends and Alumni event on January 22. They will meet to pray for OMF workers from WA and fellowship over a BBQ. Pray for cross-generational encouragement and support.

United States / 21 January 2022

Praise God for working through the OMF (U.S.) team to see 49 new people activated to begin serving with OMF during 2021. Despite all of the challenge and changes during the pandemic, God kept moving people forward to serve.

New Zealand / 21 January 2022

Thank God for providing a house for the new OMF New Zealand National Director Johan Linder and his wife Debbie. Please continue to pray for them to be able to get to NZ, and God’s timing in organising flights, MIQ (COVID isolation) and all the other details.

East Asia’s Muslims / 21 January 2022

Jesus often reveals himself to Muslims in dreams. Pray for many dreams for East Asia’s Muslims in 2022.

Canada / 21 January 2022

Give thanks that the number of inquirers to OMF Canada is slowly increasing. Continue to ask God for more inquirers.

Mekong Minorities / 20 January 2022

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.

East Asia’s Muslims / 19 January 2022

Climate change is affecting many nations in Southeast Asia. Pray that ways can be found to reduce emissions and deforestation while maintaining sustainable economic development for the benefit of all people.

Skylands / 19 January 2022

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

Urban China / 18 January 2022

Lord, we pray for the leaders of the Urban Chinese church. As they seek training and mentoring, we ask that You will provide this. Protect their families as they wrestle with the pressures of marriage and raising children, protect their leadership teams from discord, protect their hearts from pride.

East Asia’s Muslims / 17 January 2022

Pray for the majority Christian community in the Phillipines to build good relationships with their Muslim neighbours.

China / 17 January 2022

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 2022

Pray for the OMF Singapore National Office as it continues to innovate with new ministries such as diaspora, inspiring the next generation, mobilizing marketplace professionals for these complex times, and makes progress in the digital transformation for missions.

East Asia’s Muslims / 15 January 2022

Pray that a group of Christians in an area of the Philippines would be able to safely and freely serve their local community.

East Asia’s Muslims / 14 January 2022

Ask God to enable Christian events and gatherings in Muslim majority areas in the Philippines to go ahead as planned. Also pray for the encouragement of local pastors who run these events.

New Zealand / 14 January 2022

Quite a few OMF members are back in New Zealand on home assignment at the moment. Pray that they would be able to rest well while at home, participate in mobilisation while there, and connect with their supporters.

Malaysia / 13 January 2022

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.

East Asia’s Muslims / 12 January 2022

Pray for a Muslim lady in Southeast Asia who is reading the first five books of the Old Testament.

Indonesia / 12 January 2022

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.

East Asia’s Muslims / 10 January 2022

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

East Asia’s Muslims / 07 January 2022

“Isa” (the Arabic name for Jesus) is honoured in the Qur’an, Muslims’ holy book. Pray for Silk Road people in East Asia to be curious about Isa.

Myanmar / 07 January 2022

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 […]

Cambodia / 06 January 2022

Please lift up the OMF Cambodia families who have extra demands and stresses on them at the moment. Also pray for opportunities to care for our neighbours and share our faith with them.

East Asia’s Muslims / 05 January 2022

Pray that a group of Christians in an area of the Philippines would be able to safely and freely serve their local community.

Taiwan / 05 January 2022

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 January 2022

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 / 03 January 2022

Southeast Asia – ask God to guide those longing to return to live among the Muslim peoples of Southeast Asia, pray for provision of the resources and the prayer needed to go ahead.

DPRK / 03 January 2022

Lord, you know that some of our brothers and sisters in the DPRK are in prison because of their faith in Jesus as Lord. Please draw near to them and make your presence known to them. Empower them to spread the Good News throughout the prisons.

Japan / 02 January 2022

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

Hong Kong / 01 January 2022

Lord, give us a good understanding of the younger generation’s needs and desire, so as to connect and be able to challenge them with the vision in an effective way.

Global / 31 December 2021

Please pray for the children of OMF workers in East Asia, that they would be able to make new friends quickly – friends who would encourage them and help them adapt and settle in new environments. Please also pray for the right educational opportunities for children of missionaries. Please pray for good relationships with the […]

Belgium / 30 December 2021

Praise God for some recent inquiries to the OMF Belgium office about short-term and long-term commitment to missions in Asia. Pray for good follow-up and God’s leading in working with these who are interested.

New Horizons / 29 December 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.

East Asia’s Muslims / 29 December 2021

East Asia’s Christians are learning to love Muslims, but some really struggle to give up eating pork. Pray for strength for those seeking to make this sacrifice in order to build friendships.

East Asia’s Diaspora / 28 December 2021

Lord, we pray for the churches, mission agencies and other organisations as they work together to help the Asian believers as they prepare to return to their home countries. Bless this ministry, Lord. May the partners work effectively to equip them with the knowledge of your word, and provide them with the necessary support back […]

Australia / 27 December 2021

Give thanks for several first timers who attended OMF Australia’s recent SALT meeting (a missions exploring group for young adults) in Western Australia. Pray that more will continue to explore missions through this group. The next SALT will be on January 29.

United Kingdom and Ireland / 27 December 2021

Praise God for the release of a new book, The Life I Now Live by Joelle Kenny. Pray it would reach many people and inspire them to get involved in mission. Pray, too, for progress in producing translations of books OMF has published in the past couple of years.

East Asia’s Muslims / 27 December 2021

In Islam, suicide is the worst offence you can make against God. Yet, in some Southeast Asian countries suicide rates among Muslims are on the rise, especially among youth. Pray for people to be able to come alongside these young people and help them.

Canada / 26 December 2021

Give thanks that the number of inquirers to OMF Canada is slowly increasing. Continue to ask God for more inquirers.

Switzerland / 26 December 2021

Pray for new long and short-term workers from OMF Suisse (Switzerland) . There has been a loss of members over the last few years due to retirement and children’s education.

Thailand / 25 December 2021

Please pray for God to use mobilization work involving other mission organization in Thailand, such as SIM, OM, and Wycliffe, to be be a blessing to the Thai Church.

Southern Africa / 25 December 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.

Australia / 24 December 2021

OMF alumni have been an integral part of OMF’s ministry in Western Australia . Give thanks for their faithfulness and commitment. Pray for the annual Alumni Summer BBQ gathering on January 22, that it will a mutually encouraging and joyful time for all.

Netherlands / 24 December 2021

A number of workers were able to go back to East Asia. For some of them this marked the end of a very long ‘period of waiting’. Thank God for His faithfulness.

East Asia’s Muslims / 24 December 2021

Praise God for local believers in East Asia who desire to learn more about the Hui (a Muslim people group of the Silk Road). Pray that they will have opportunities to meet with them and understand them better so that they can be a blessing to them.

Canada / 23 December 2021

Praise God that three grant applications have been approved for projects in Asia. Pray for the ministry work this funding enables for 2022.

Germany / 23 December 2021

Lord, thank you for your church in Germany. Please use your people in Germany 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.

Thailand / 22 December 2021

Please continue to pray for a Thai couple applying to serve in East Asia. Pray for their medical and financial clearance to come soon.

United States / 22 December 2021

Praise God for providing a new U.S. Training Facilitator to lead the OMF (U.S.) Team’s training ministry.

East Asia’s Muslims / 22 December 2021

Muslims believe that Isa (Jesus) is only a prophet. Pray that they will have opportunities to find out more about him.

Australia / 21 December 2021

Pray for OMF Australian State Ministry Leaders as they seek new team members and plan for the new year. Continue to pray for a new State Ministry Leader for Victoria and a Member Care Coordinator for New South Wales (NSW). Pray for the Western Australia team meeting on December 23, for God’s direction and guidance […]

Canada / 21 December 2021

Give thanks for OMF Canada’s Asia Online event held November 16 on the topic of Singles, Couples and Marriage. Some who attended are already preparing to go to the field, while others are seriously interested. Pray that this event has been useful and encouraging as they continue to seek the Lord’s will for future ministry.

Canada / 20 December 2021

Lift up the work of OMF Canada’s Serve Asia ministry: Pray for Serve Asia workers as they continue to wait for an open door to begin ministry in Asia. Pray for vision as OMF Canada plans for online Serve Asia Gatherings. Pray for God to provide another Serve Asia Coordinator in western Canada.

Mekong Minorities / 20 December 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 / 20 December 2021

Pray for some women in Southeast Asia who attended a recent training on leadership and integrity, that they will be able to model what they learned. Pray for the leaders as they prepare to share that they will be faithful as they do so.

Thailand / 19 December 2021

Praise the Lord as OMF’s Thailand Home Council has welcomed Mrs. Yok (Khanittha Panam) as a missionary for our Thailand Homeside. Please continue to pray for her medical check-up and for God to raise up supporters to come alongside her in this journey.

Skylands / 19 December 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.

Australia / 18 December 2021

Pray for three missionary families returning to Australia for home assignment in the next few. Pray for safe travels with no cancellations or delays, and for rest and renewal while in Australia.

Urban China / 18 December 2021

Lord, You know the at-risk women in Urban China. You love them deeply, yet they feel unloved – selling their bodies, not knowing how You have bought them for a price. We pray for those reaching out to them, as they are cared for and re-trained, may they know Your love.

Canada / 17 December 2021

Pray for OMF Canada’s Finance Department as they prepare for the year end – many donations come in December, preparation of income tax receipts and the annual audit.  

China / 17 December 2021

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.

East Asia’s Muslims / 17 December 2021

Pray for Christians in Southeast Asia who are trying to build relations and support Muslim couples in their marriages.

Thailand / 16 December 2021

On December 18th, OMF Thailand is having a 24-hour prayer day for the mission. Please pray for involvement and hearts for the mission within Thai Church.

Singapore / 16 December 2021

Pray for the OMF Singapore team to manage their energy and health well – whether spiritual, physical, mental or emotional – so that they will have the capacity to show care and concern for others.

Australia / 15 December 2021

Pray for Australia’s State Ministry Leaders following up people who attended the National Training Event (NTE) conference in December, “To the Ends of the Earth.” Pray especially for Nic and Linda as they follow up those who attended the mission electives they led.

East Asia’s Muslims / 15 December 2021

The Dongxiang are one of East Asia’s largest Muslim people groups, with a population of over 622,000 in China. Pray for China’s government as they seek to improve education levels in poor Dongxiang areas.

East Asia’s Muslims / 15 December 2021

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

New Zealand / 14 December 2021

Thank God for the opportunity for OMF New Zealand to create a mini-series of Film Festivals in collaboration with two other mission agencies. This project has been a blessing first because it is a powerful thing to collaborate with other missions agencies, and second because the Film Festivals are full of wonderful content. Pray that […]

Malaysia / 13 December 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.

East Asia’s Muslims / 13 December 2021

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.

Australia / 12 December 2021

Pray for good follow up with those who attended OMF mission events in Australia at the end of 2021. Give thanks for the young people seriously considering cross cultural mission.

Indonesia / 12 December 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 December 2021

Pray for a full-time Serve Asia Coordinator and a Member Care Coordinator to join OMF Australia’s New South Wales (NSW) team in 2022. Give thanks for recent opportunities to connect with people passionate about mission in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and NSW region. Pray that the NSW team will find ways to keep encouraging […]

Vietnam / 10 December 2021

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.

East Asia’s Muslims / 10 December 2021

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

Australia / 09 December 2021

Give thanks for two cross-cultural workers on the cusp of leaving Perth, Australia to serve in Southeast Asia. Pray for God to enable all the necessary steps to fall into place such as visas, so that they can arrive on their field of service by March 2022.

Thailand / 09 December 2021

Please pray for a Thai woman who is applying to work with a minority people group in Southeast Asia. She will be interviewed by the OMF Thailand Home Council soon and is proceeding in the medical process. Please pray that God will stir in the hearts of Thai churches and individual believers to support her […]

Philippines / 08 December 2021

Pray for those who would like to return to their ministries in the Philippines, but who are awaiting a change in restrictions or circumstances to make it possible.

East Asia’s Muslims / 08 December 2021

“I can’t read the teacher’s text messages,” says the parent of a child among the Silk Road people. “I don’t know what my child’s homework is.” Pray for good communication between schools and Silk Road parents who have a low level of education.

Myanmar / 07 December 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.

Cambodia / 06 December 2021

Pray for the OMF Cambodia team, that each one would depend on the Lord for all that they need – emotionally, physically and spiritually, and find security, peace and joy in His faithfulness and love.

East Asia’s Muslims / 06 December 2021

Valuing community is a high priority in many Southeast Asian countries, which can make it difficult for outsiders to engage. Pray that Muslim communities will be open to those who long to be a blessing to them.

Canada / 05 December 2021

Give thanks for OMF Canada’s Asia Online event held November 16 on the topic of Singles, Couples and Marriage. Some who attended are already preparing to go to the field, while others are seriously interested. Pray that this event has been useful and encouraging as they continue to seek the Lord’s will for future ministry.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 05 December 2021

Pray for grace for the OMF UK finance team as they handle challenging tasks and juggle multiple responsibilities. Pray for stable and efficient systems that will help them do their work to the glory of God.

Taiwan / 05 December 2021

As COVID-19 continues to impact the world and Taiwan, pray for God’s Word to be preached faithfully during the pandemic in Taiwan and that Christians there will trust in God, especially those whose work has been affected by COVID-19 restrictions.

South Korea / 04 December 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 December 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.

Canada / 02 December 2021

Praise God for close to 200 people who attended the Heart for Asia events in British Colombia in October. Both were run as hybrid events. Pray as the OMF Canada team continues to follow up and engage with participants, that God would lead them in their next steps in mission.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 02 December 2021

The next European Candidates Introduction Course (ECIC) takes place in person from 5-10 December in the UK . This course aims to prepare those who are looking to serve long-term with OMF, equipping them to establish a network of prayer partners and supporters and for the practicalities of getting ready to go. Pray for protection […]

Japan / 02 December 2021

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 December 2021

Lord, give us a good understanding of the younger generation’s needs and desire, so as to connect and be able to challenge them with the vision in an effective way.

Belgium / 30 November 2021

In September 2022, OMF Belgium will partner with eight other mission agencies to organise a missions week. Pray for many churches to incorporate this emphasis into their services, youth programs, and prayer meetings. Pray for all the organisations participating to follow-up very well with those who will respond with interest.

Canada / 29 November 2021

Pray for OMF Canada’s Community Engagement volunteer in the Atlantic region as he works to revive OMF connections with churches in the area.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 29 November 2021

As COVID restrictions ease and life returns almost to normal around the UK , pray for OMF Area Reps as they reconnect with churches and help them think about cross-cultural mission involvement. Pray people will feel comfortable signing up for and attending in-person events again, and that these can go ahead safely.

New Horizons / 29 November 2021

God, we thank you for the meaningful partnerships with like-minded mission agencies in Africa, Asia and Latin America. These have been enriching and brought many blessings to us. We trust we’ve been a blessing to them, too.

East Asia’s Diaspora / 28 November 2021

Lord, we pray for the churches, mission agencies and other organisations as they work together to help the Asian believers as they prepare to return to their home countries. Bless this ministry, Lord. May the partners work effectively to equip them with the knowledge of your word, and provide them with the necessary support back […]

Thailand / 27 November 2021

A Perspectives Course in Thailand ended in October. Some of the attendees want to find out more regarding their next steps in the mission. Please pray that all participants will get more involved in responding to the Great Commission to go and make disciples of all nations (Mt. 28:17-20).

United Kingdom and Ireland / 27 November 2021

Give thanks for new opportunities for OMF (UK) to collaborate with organisations such as Global Connections and Chinese Overseas Christian Mission over the last year. Pray that these partnerships will continue to grow and deepen. Praise God as well for recent church-led events welcoming people from Hong Kong to the UK, and for the encouragement […]

Canada / 26 November 2021

Praise the Lord that OMF Canada’s finances are doing well. As of the end of October, the deficit was half of what was expected and income is considerably higher than budgeted. Pray for the Lord to supply our constituents needs so they can continue to support His work.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 26 November 2021

Give thanks for the NextGen London event which took place online on 6 November. Pray that those who attended will stay in touch and keep thinking about how their work connects with global mission. Pray that many more will watch the recordings of the event online and benefit from them. Pray, too, for similar success […]

Switzerland / 26 November 2021

Pray for new long and short-term workers from OMF Suisse (Switzerland) . There has been a loss of members over the last few years due to retirement and children’s education.

Southern Africa / 25 November 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.

Thailand / 24 November 2021

Please pray for a Thai couple applying to serve in a sensitive area. Pray for their medical and financial clearance to come soon.

Netherlands / 24 November 2021

Pray for our SA candidates that were due to leave in August / September. Their departure has been cancelled. May the Lord be with them and may these candidates grow in their trust in God as they wait for Him.

Canada / 23 November 2021

Pray for the OMF Canada Board & Council as they meet on November 25. Pray for wisdom as they discuss various issues.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 23 November 2021

Please pray God would provide OMF UK with a Serve Asia intern . Pray they would be a blessing to the team and grow professionally and spiritually in the role.

Germany / 23 November 2021

Thank God for new applicants and candidates from OMF Germany . We are grateful for those who are interested in Serve Asia ministry. We were able to send two young women to work at a boarding home in Thailand. Please pray that they will settle in well, build good relationships within the dorms and at […]

United States / 22 November 2021

Praise God for working through the OMF (U.S.) team to see 34 new people activated to begin serving with OMF in the first six months of 2021. Despite all of the challenges and changes during the pandemic, God kept moving people forward to serve.

Thailand / 21 November 2021

Please pray for a Thai woman who is applying to work with a minority people group in Southeast Asia. She will be interviewed by the OMF Thailand Home Council soon and is proceeding in the medical process. Please pray that God will stir in the hearts of Thai churches and individual believers to support her […]

Canada / 21 November 2021

OMF Canada’s next Board and Council meeting will be held on November 25. Pray for wisdom for the Board members as they review reports and make decisions.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 20 November 2021

Thank you for praying for OMF UK’s online Home Assignment Workshop from 1-4 November, which was a success. Pray for those who attended and are going through periods of transition in their service, and for member care teams supporting them through this time.

Mekong Minorities / 20 November 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 November 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.

Thailand / 18 November 2021

The OMF Thailand Council Meeting is taking place on November 20. Please pray for wisdom and guidance as decisions are made.

Australia / 18 November 2021

Pray for the upcoming SALT (Serve Asia Long Term – a missions exploring group for young adults) meeting in Western Australia (WA) on November 27. Pray that this time together may inspire and challenge these young adults into mission involvement. Pray for the WA team as they plan events for 2022. Pray for wisdom, flexibility […]

Urban China / 18 November 2021

Rules against corruption are constantly being enacted in China. Pray that Jesus will reveal himself to many Chinese workers, that they may work in a way that honors God, and makes him known.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 17 November 2021

Give thanks for five candidates for OMF UK’s Workplace Ministries Project Manager role. First interviews currently are taking place. Pray for wisdom for the panel about who to invite back for further interviews and who to hire.

China / 17 November 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 November 2021

Pray for the OMF Singapore National Office as it continues to innovate with new ministries such as diaspora, inspiring the next generation, mobilizing marketplace professionals for these complex times, and makes progress in the digital transformation for missions.

Australia / 15 November 2021

Pray for a full-time Serve Asia Coordinator and a Member Care Coordinator to join OMF Australia’s New South Wales (NSW) team in 2022. Give thanks for recent opportunities to connect with people passionate about mission in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and NSW region. Pray that the NSW team will find ways to keep encouraging […]

East Asia’s Muslims / 15 November 2021

Mandarin Chinese is the national language in China, but many from ethnic minorities don’t speak it fluently. Pray for good work opportunities for those who do not speak the national language well. Pray also for opportunities for them to increase their fluency in Mandarin.

New Zealand / 14 November 2021

Quite a few OMF members are back in New Zealand on home assignment at the moment. Pray that they would be able to rest well while at home, participate in mobilisation while there, and connect with their supporters.

Malaysia / 13 November 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.

Australia / 12 November 2021

As Paul moves into the OMF Australia National Director role in January 2022, pray for a new State Ministry Leader for Victoria and Tasmania to take his place. Give thanks for Jane Lennan, who has just joined OMF Australia’s Victoria team as Serve Asia Coordinator. Give thanks that in-person ministry events can resume in Victoria, […]

Indonesia / 12 November 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 November 2021

Pray for OMF’s partnership with Chinese churches in Western Australia – pray that it will be collaborative across different denominations, with growth in understanding of and involvement in cross-cultural missions.

Vietnam / 10 November 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 November 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.

Philippines / 08 November 2021

Pray for those who would like to return to their ministries in the Philippines, but who are awaiting a change in restrictions or circumstances to make it possible.

Myanmar / 07 November 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 […]

Cambodia / 06 November 2021

Please lift up the OMF Cambodia families who have extra demands and stresses on them at the moment. Also pray for opportunities to care for our neighbours and share our faith with them.

Canada / 05 November 2021

OMF Canada’s next Board and Council meeting will be held on November 25. Pray for wisdom for the Board members as they review reports and make decisions.

Taiwan / 05 November 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.

Germany / 04 November 2021

Please pray for Germany’s future government. After the elections, the parties will meet for exploratory talks on who can form a government with whom. The goal is to have a new government in office by Christmas. It will not be easy to agree on common goals as the parties have different priorities. May God call […]

South Korea / 04 November 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 November 2021

Lord, you know that some of our brothers and sisters in the DPRK are in prison because of their faith in Jesus as Lord. Please draw near to them and make your presence known to them. Empower them to spread the Good News throughout the prisons.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 02 November 2021

Praise God for the release of a new book, The Life I Now Live by Joelle Kenny. Pray it would reach many people and inspire them to get involved in mission. Pray, too, for progress in producing translations of books OMF has published in the past couple of years.

Philippines / 02 November 2021

Pray for those who would like to return to their ministries in the Philippines, but who are awaiting a change in restrictions or circumstances to make it possible.

Canada / 02 November 2021

Praise the Lord for good response from a survey of churches by OMF Canada. Please pray that we can get an accurate reading from the survey, and that our team will be able to set the direction for the creation of several key resources.

Japan / 02 November 2021

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

Thailand / 01 November 2021

It is time for missionaries and believers in East Asia to begin thinking about possible Christmas events and outreaches they could do in light of the pandemic. Please pray for creativity and opportunities as these events are planned.

Germany / 01 November 2021

Thank God for a virtual prayer meeting for Vietnam that took place from October 4-8. People from different counties, young and old, Germans and ethnic Vietnamese, participated and it was very encouraging. May God give spiritual breakthrough in Vietnam and among Vietnamese. May God give more joy and passion for prayer in Germany.

Hong Kong / 01 November 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.

Australia / 31 October 2021

Pray for potential missionaries who are juggling professional work with Bible College or seminary studies – pray for deepening knowledge and love of God, and for encouragement as they persevere.

Global / 31 October 2021

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 / 30 October 2021

Give thanks for the first NextGen Wales & West event which went ahead online on 9 October in the UK. These events are aimed at helping people think about God’s global mission and their next steps in getting involved. Pray that those who attended were inspired and are praying about their future in cross-cultural work.

Philippines / 30 October 2021

Local believers are reaching out to their neighboring communities in the Philippines. Pray for protection, and for a welcome in those communities.

Canada / 30 October 2021

With so much activity being online, OMF Canada’s Community Engagement team is working collaboratively across typical boundaries, both with each other and with the people and organizations with which we are engaging. Pray that we can understand this moment and that God will use it to build relationships for now and for the future.

Belgium / 30 October 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 […]

Thailand / 29 October 2021

Many OMF Thailand workers are getting more involved in online ministry and work: teaching, discipling, preaching, sharing, meetings, interviewing etc. Please pray that these activities and ministries will bear fruit and that those leading them would be strengthened while spending so much time on screens.

Germany / 29 October 2021

Thank God for new applicants and candidates from OMF Germany . We are grateful for those who are interested in Serve Asia ministry. We were able to send two young women to work at a boarding home in Thailand. Please pray that they will settle in well, build good relationships within the dorms and at […]

New Horizons / 29 October 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.

Australia / 28 October 2021

Give thanks for the various state events in Australia over the last month. Pray for follow up from OMF Victoria’s Infusion event on Ancestor Veneration on October 21. Pray for attendees who will hear from people who grew up with, or served among, cultures that practice ancestor worship, as they seek the Lord for next […]

East Asia’s Diaspora / 28 October 2021

Lord, we pray for the churches, mission agencies and other organisations as they work together to help the Asian believers as they prepare to return to their home countries. Bless this ministry, Lord. May the partners work effectively to equip them with the knowledge of your word, and provide them with the necessary support back […]

Canada / 27 October 2021

Praise the Lord for a great Candidate Course (Oct 15-23) for OMF Canada. Praise God for six new Appointees. Pray for them as they begin partnership development and prepare for ministry in Canada and Asia.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 27 October 2021

Give thanks for several new enquiries about short-term Serve Asia placements from the UK. Pray that, if it’s God’s will, opportunities will arise for these people to go to East Asia soon.

Philippines / 27 October 2021

Pray for those who are not able to join in online Bible studies in the Philippines. Pray that they would still want to know more about God’s Word and find ways to connect with those who can guide them on their journey towards faith.

United Kingdom and Ireland / 27 October 2021

Throughout October, local area team meetings are planned in different regions of the UK . These teams help support and care for our workers while they are in the UK. Pray for wisdom as to whether to hold these meetings online or in person, for the practicalities of organising them in either case, and for […]

Germany / 26 October 2021

OMF Germany still has some colleagues waiting for their visas for their host countries. The wait is getting harder and harder. Please pray for them: a single woman going to Japan, a couple (with children) to Taiwan, and several others to Southeast Asia. Please pray that they will experience God’s special blessing during this time […]

Thailand / 26 October 2021

Please pray for God’s guidance for an OMF Thailand worker regarding a possible opportunity to run a camp for Shan children if the pandemic situation improves.

Switzerland / 26 October 2021

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

Australia / 25 October 2021

Pray for attendees of the OMF Australia Missions Coaching Retreat(October 15-17) to be open to God’s work and leading in their lives. Pray as they continue to seek God’s guidance and for the follow up process by state ministry teams following the retreat.

Southern Africa / 25 October 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.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 24 October 2021

OMF UK’s next Home Assignment Workshop (1-4 November) will now run online. Please pray for final preparations to go well and for it to be a helpful and encouraging time for those who will attend.

Philippines / 24 October 2021

Untoward incidents in communities can have emotional impact on children, even if they are not directly involved. Pray for sensitive ministry to children in the Philippines as well as to adults in these situations, and that they would experience God’s healing touch.

Netherlands / 24 October 2021

A number of workers were able to go back to East Asia. For some of them this marked the end of a very long ‘period of waiting’. Thank God for His faithfulness.

Germany / 23 October 2021

Thank God that, after many obstacles and uncertainties, two OMF Germany workers were finally able to enter Thailand for their first term. Please pray for a good adjustment to the culture, language, climate and new home after the quarantine.

Thailand / 23 October 2021

Kairos and Perspectives courses have been rolled out in Thailand for first time this year in online formats due to the pandemic. Pray that more people would join these courses than when held in one specific place. Praise God for this opportunity and pray for the hearts of participants to be open to more involvement […]

Germany / 23 October 2021

OMF Germany has some colleagues who are challenged with major health issues, including tumours, depression, and immune system problems. Please pray for those affected – ask for healing and restoration of body, soul and mind.

Australia / 22 October 2021

There are various groups throughout Australia who pray specifically for God’s work in East Asian countries such as Japan, Taiwan, and Myanmar. Give thanks for these groups and their leaders. Pray for protection, encouragement and strength as they persevere in prayer. Give thanks that a volunteer-led prayer group for new workers has resumed. Pray for […]

United States / 22 October 2021

Pray for the OMF (U.S.) Link Asia team planning a “Autumn of Missions” virtual event. Pray that this event would encourage many churches in their work to see the good news of Jesus shared with people who have never heard.

Philippines / 21 October 2021

Pray that God would enable each one of us to control our tongues, both in our relationships with others and in mastering the heart languages of the people we are reaching out to.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 21 October 2021

Give thanks for new opportunities for OMF (UK) to collaborate with organisations such as Global Connections and Chinese Overseas Christian Mission over the last year. Pray that these partnerships will continue to grow and deepen. Praise God as well for recent church-led events welcoming people from Hong Kong to the UK, and for the encouragement […]

Canada / 21 October 2021

OMF Canada is planning various online events in October and November. Pray for wisdom for those involved in the planning. Pray for God to lead the right people to join the events. Pray for open hearts to His leading.

Thailand / 20 October 2021

Please pray for OMF Thailand members who are finishing their first terms serving on mission in East Asia. Pray for arrangements and preparations as they return to their hometowns and for the Lord’s guidance for their next terms.

Germany / 20 October 2021

OMF Germany has some colleagues who are challenged with major health issues, including tumours, depression, and immune system problems. Please pray for those affected – ask for healing and restoration of body, soul and mind.

Mekong Minorities / 20 October 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.

Australia / 19 October 2021

Pray for OMF’s partnership with Chinese churches in Western Australia – pray that it will be collaborative across different denominations, with growth in understanding of and involvement in cross-cultural missions.

Skylands / 19 October 2021

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

United Kingdom & Ireland / 18 October 2021

Pray for the next Candidates Course in the UK for those preparing to serve with OMF long-term coming up in early December. Pray that preparations will go well and that the interviews with candidates in October will be a success.

Philippines / 18 October 2021

Pray for Christian principals and teachers in public schools in the Philippines, and for opportunities they have to reach out to or to allow activities for outreach, in their schools.

Urban China / 18 October 2021

We ask for those Christians in professional workplaces all over Urban China to be empowered to bear witness to You. As they work 60 hour weeks, very often on Sundays, protect their families, their faith, and help them to access those whom the church would otherwise struggle to access.

Germany / 17 October 2021

On October 29-30 OMF Germany will have its annual gathering for members and volunteers in Mücke, IC. Since they couldn’t meet last year, it is hoped that the fellowship will be a great encouragement for all. Give thanks for the opportunity to meet in person this year. Please bless and pray for protection for all […]

China / 17 October 2021

Lord, please bless the people of China with peace. Especially as think of all the diversity across the country and the potential for conflict, please bring your hope.

Australia / 16 October 2021

Pray for OMF Australia’s state teams and workers enduring lockdowns – pray for perseverance, that they may keep their eyes fixed on Jesus and not grow weary of doing good. Pray for OMF workers undertaking online training and development during this season. Pray for spiritual renewal and growth, and the development and sharpening of skills […]

Singapore / 16 October 2021

Pray for the OMF Singapore National Office as it continues to innovate with new ministries such as diaspora, inspiring the next generation, mobilizing marketplace professionals for these complex times, and makes progress in the digital transformation for missions.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 15 October 2021

Applications close on 15 October for a new Workplace Ministries Project Manager in the UK. Pray for good candidates to apply, for wisdom in choosing who to interview and discernment regarding an appointment.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 15 October 2021

Throughout October, local area team meetings are planned in different regions of the UK . These teams help support and care for our workers while they are in the UK. Pray for wisdom as to whether to hold these meetings online or in person, for the practicalities of organising them in either case, and for […]

Philippines / 15 October 2021

Pray for good interactions with individual ministry contacts via social media in the Philippines and for an ongoing desire on the part of those contacts to seek truth.

East Asia’s Muslims / 15 October 2021

The Dongxiang are one of East Asia’s largest Muslim people groups, with a population of over 622,000 in China. Pray for China’s government as they seek to improve education levels in poor Dongxiang areas.

New Zealand / 14 October 2021

Quite a few OMF members are back in New Zealand on home assignment at the moment. Pray that they would be able to rest well while at home, participate in mobilisation while there, and connect with their supporters.

Australia / 13 October 2021

Pray for the provision of a new Victoria and Tasmania State Ministry Leader in Australia , as Paul Jessop transitions to OMF Australia’s National Director on 1 January 1, 2022.

Malaysia / 13 October 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 October 2021

Cassandra, our OMF (UK) Serve Asia Coordinator, serves on the OMF International Serve Asia Committee, which helps support Serve Asia coordinators around the world. Please pray for the Serve Asia committee as they meet online and navigate four different time zones. Pray for energy and that the meetings will still be fruitful, particularly for those […]

Germany / 14 October 2021

This autumn, OMF Germany is offering virtual gatherings such as talks, testimonies, meet-a-missionary and a prayer meeting. Please pray that many people would join these virtual events and that there will be no technical problems for speakers and guests.

Philippines / 12 October 2021

In some ways, networking has become easier because of online meetings where it doesn’t matter where a person is located; pray that the networks made would lead to ministry growth in the Philippines.

Indonesia / 12 October 2021

Indonesia is facing a huge surge in COVID cases and hospitals are running out of beds and oxygen. Pray for God’s mercy on this country of more than 270 million people. Lift up all the doctors and nurses as they face this situation and need to make difficult decisions about who to treat.

Germany / 11 October 2021

Thank God for approximately 30 churches that are going to have an OMF/ Mission Sunday during OMF Germany’s Autumn Mission Event (Oct 10-Nov 14). Some of the churches are quite new in engaging in world mission and getting to know OMF. Please pray for the following regarding these events: God’s protection over these events, that […]

Australia / 11 October 2021

Pray for the Missions Coaching Weekend on October 16-17 for people exploring missions. This event will feature a mix of online and in person gathering. Pray for Luba as she runs the event, for logistics to run smoothly and for God to bring people to attend. Pray for OMF’s Western Australia team as they look […]

Vietnam / 10 October 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.

Philippines / 09 October 2021

Praise God for new outreaches into two communities in the Philippines, and for the volunteers assisting the team in this ministry. The team are grateful for good relationships with authorities in the area.

Thailand / 09 October 2021

The OMF Thailand homeside team is partnering with other organizations such as SIM, OM, and Wycliffe to mobilize the Thai church for missions. Please pray for collaboration and next action steps in the planning process.

Australia / 08 October 2021

Pray for OMF Australia workers to grow in personal training and development, in their relationships with God and with one another. Pray for new members to join the New South Wales team – several people are moving into new ministries, so please pray for the provision of a Member Care Coordinator and Serve Asia Coordinator. […]

Philippines / 08 October 2021

Praise God for a couple who is hoping to proceed to the Philippines early next year. Pray that God will provide everything they need.

Myanmar / 07 October 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. […]

Thailand / 06 October 2021

Please pray for more workers to join OMF Thailand’s homeside team and serve in vital support roles. Currently there is only one full-time worker, one part-time worker and a few volunteers.

Philippines / 06 October 2021

Pray for wisdom for church leaders in the Philippines as they decide whether or not to hold face to face services, and if so, how many people to allow into their gatherings.

Canada / 06 October 2021

OMF Canada staff is hoping to visit several Bible schools in Canada over the next couple of months. Pray for good interaction between OMF and the schools. Pray for good connections with students. Pray for students to be open to the Lord’s leading in their lives.

Cambodia / 06 October 2021

Please lift up the OMF Cambodia families who have extra demands and stresses on them at the moment. Also pray for opportunities to care for our neighbours and share our faith with them.

Australia / 05 October 2021

Give thanks for the Western Australia State Mission Conference and for the 90 plus adults who attended recently. Give thanks that the team was able to run it as a hybrid event, zooming in speakers from other parts of the country. Pray that attendees will grow in their heart for mission and for good follow […]

Taiwan / 05 October 2021

As COVID-19 continues to impact the world and Taiwan, pray for God’s Word to be preached faithfully during the pandemic in Taiwan and that Christians there will trust in God, especially those whose work has been affected by COVID-19 restrictions.

South Korea / 04 October 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.

Thailand / 03 October 2021

OMF Thailand’s homeside team has a new, young leader, Off Wichaphon, who has recently taken on the role for one year. Please pray for him and his leadership as begins this time of service.

Philippines / 03 October 2021

Pray for members working in the Philippines who have concerns for family at home but who are not able to visit because of travel restrictions.

Canada / 03 October 2021

OMF Canada is planning various online events in October and November. Pray for wisdom for those involved in the planning. Pray for God to lead the right people to join the events. Pray for open hearts to His leading.

DPRK / 03 October 2021

Lord, you know that some of our brothers and sisters in the DPRK are in prison because of their faith in Jesus as Lord. Please draw near to them and make your presence known to them. Empower them to spread the Good News throughout the prisons.

Australia / 02 October 2021

Sadly, the OMF Australia Victorian team’s ministry trip to Tasmania in September has been cancelled. Give thanks for the ability to run some online workshops and sermons instead. Pray for the effectiveness and fruitfulness of these workshops. Pray for their next Infusion meeting on Ancestor Veneration on October 21. Pray that the Lord would use […]

Japan / 02 October 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).

Hong Kong / 01 October 2021

Lord, give us a good understanding of the younger generation’s needs and desire, so as to connect and be able to challenge them with the vision in an effective way.

Thailand / 30 September 2021

Please pray for opportunities to serve foreigners (mostly from neighboring countries) who have come for work or study in Thailand . Praise God that there are people who have hearts for them and are reaching out to them. Pray for these efforts to bear eternal fruit.

Philippines / 30 September 2021

The sharing of biblically-based values teaching via social media apps in the Philippines continues in areas where community restrictions mean face to face gatherings can’t be held. Pray for the students to desire to live out these values in their own lives.

Canada / 30 September 2021

Praise the Lord for a good online National Team Conference for OMF Canada in mid-September. Pray for the team to benefit long-term, spiritually and strategically.

Belgium / 30 September 2021

Praise God for some recent inquiries to the OMF Belgium office about short-term and long-term commitment to missions in Asia. Pray for good follow-up and God’s leading in working with these who are interested.

Australia / 29 September 2021

In November and December, OMF Australia has multiple families hoping to return to Australia for home assignment, but flights are limited, expensive and frequently cancelled. Pray that everyone who needs to return will be able to. Pray for home assignees who are struggling to connect with churches and supporters during lockdowns. Pray for more prayer […]

New Horizons / 29 September 2021

Lord, help us to overcome legal and administrative matters for all these workers, as well as visa issues, so that they can concentrate on their ministry without too many distractions

East Asia’s Diaspora / 28 September 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.

Thailand / 27 September 2021

The OMF Thailand homeside team is partnering with other organizations such as SIM, OM, and Wycliffe to mobilize the Thai church for missions. Please pray for collaboration and next action steps in the planning process.

Canada / 27 September 2021

Pray for the OMF Canada Leadership Team as they prepare the Annual Estimate. They will meet to discuss the estimate on September 30. Pray for wisdom an discernment as decisions are made.

Philippines / 27 September 2021

Pray for strength and stamina for the online meetings that many of the OMF Philippines team has each day – sometimes several meetings in one day. Pray that we would remember to stand and stretch sometimes too!

United Kingdom and Ireland / 27 September 2021

Thank you for praying for the OMF (UK) in-person Candidates Course in July. Praise God for an encouraging and helpful time for all. Pray for the candidates as they visit churches and connect with individuals to share about their plans for ministry and seek to raise support. May God provide for their needs.

Australia / 26 September 2021

Give thanks for new opportunities to connect volunteers with needs in Tibetan Buddhist ministry, and for God’s provision of new volunteers. Pray for volunteers involved in digitising e-books, and that these publications will equip workers ministering to Tibetan Buddhists in remote places and lead to many coming to know Jesus. Give thanks for Simon and […]

Switzerland / 26 September 2021

Praise God for his provision and for many friends of OMF Suisse (Switzerland) who support us in prayer and financial support.

Southern Africa / 25 September 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.

Philippines / 24 September 2021

Praise God for a couple who is hoping to proceed to the Philippines early next year. Pray that God will provide everything they need.

Netherlands / 24 September 2021

Pray for our SA candidates that were due to leave in August / September. Their departure has been cancelled. May the Lord be with them and may these candidates grow in their trust in God as they wait for Him.

Australia / 23 September 2021

Pray for the Missions Coaching Weekend on October 16-17 for people exploring missions. This event will feature a mix of online and in person gathering. Pray for Luba as she runs the event, for logistics to run smoothly and for God to bring people to attend. Pray for OMF’s Western Australia team as they look […]

Philippines / 21 September 2021

Other medical problems haven’t gone away during the pandemic, but some hospital departments face additional pressure in the Philippines. Pray for those with other respiratory illnesses to be able to get the care they need.

Australia / 20 September 2021

Pray for OMF Australia members as we grieve the loss of Simon Crittle, a much loved member of our OMF community here. Pray especially for his wife Meg and his daughter Mel at this time.

Philippines / 18 September 2021

Work on translating Bible Stories into a new language in the Philippines continues despite a computer breaking down. Pray for protection of both the equipment and the team.

China / 17 September 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 September 2021

With vaccinations increasing in Singapore, pray that authorities there will have wisdom in making decisions about the further opening of the borders and economy.

East Asia’s Muslims / 15 September 2021

Mandarin Chinese is the national language in China, but many from ethnic minorities don’t speak it fluently. Pray for good work opportunities for those who do not speak the national language well. Pray also for opportunities for them to increase their fluency in Mandarin.

Philippines / 15 September 2021

Pray for preachers speaking in front of a camera rather than a congregation in the Philippines. Not being able to see people’s faces hasn’t got any easier over the past year.

New Zealand / 14 September 2021

Thank God for the opportunity for OMF New Zealand to create a mini-series of Film Festivals in collaboration with two other mission agencies. This project has been a blessing first because it is a powerful thing to collaborate with other missions agencies, and second because the Film Festivals are full of wonderful content. Pray that […]

Malaysia / 13 September 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.

Indonesia / 12 September 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 […]

Philippines / 12 September 2021

Pray for monthly trainings in the Philippines for churches to help them reach out to other ethnic groups in their communities.

Canada / 11 September 2021

Pray for God to call more people from across Canada to short or long-term service in East Asia and in Diaspora ministry.

Australia / 11 September 2021

On August 18 and September 18, OMF Western Australia will hold its mission exploring evenings for young adults who are exploring long-term missions. Pray for all who attend and that the sharing by the speakers will speak to the hearts and lives of the participants.

Vietnam / 10 September 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 September 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.

Philippines / 09 September 2021

A recent pause in community restrictions in the Philippines meant that a team retreat and a youth camp were able to go ahead. Praise God for these times of sharing and growing together.

Canada / 08 September 2021

OMF Canada’s Serve Asia (short-term missions) team is considering potential 12-month in-person opportunities in early 2022. Pray that they make wise decisions balancing trust in God and awareness of the information He provides – lots of watching and waiting.

Philippines / 08 September 2021

The OMF Philippines Administration and Finance Committee meet virtually recently. Pray for discussions on next year’s budget for next year. The uncertain times we are living in make this a harder than usual task.

Myanmar / 07 September 2021

Pray that as individuals and as a team, Christian workers in Myanmar will have a growing understanding of how God wants them to be involved in his work there. Pray that they continue to step out in faith and do what God has appointed them to do.

Cambodia / 06 September 2021

Please lift up the OMF Cambodia families who have extra demands and stresses on them at the moment. Also pray for opportunities to care for our neighbours and share our faith with them.

Philippines / 06 September 2021

Pray for those who are teaching online Bible studies to be able to do so in ways that help draw the participants closer to God.

Canada / 05 September 2021

Pray for the first ever virtual OMF Canada National Team Conference, Sept 13 -17. Pray that it will run smoothly so that we can worship, fellowship and be in the Word together for much needed spiritual refreshment. Pray also for further team development.

Taiwan / 05 September 2021

As COVID-19 continues to impact the world and Taiwan, pray for God’s Word to be preached faithfully during the pandemic in Taiwan and that Christians there will trust in God, especially those whose work has been affected by COVID-19 restrictions.

South Korea / 04 September 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 September 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.

Philippines / 03 September 2021

The OMF Philippines Administration and Finance Committee meet virtually recently. Pray for discussions on next year’s budget for next year. The uncertain times we are living in make this a harder than usual task.

Canada / 02 September 2021

A new worker from Canada negotiated for months to enter her country of service by obtaining a visa through a local school (where she would teach English). She has heard that the school can no longer operate because of official policy changes. Pray for another way forward.

Switzerland / 02 September 2021

Pray for new long and short-term workers from OMF Suisse (Switzerland) . There has been a loss of members over the last few years due to retirement and children’s education.

Netherlands / 02 September 2021

Pray that God will pave the way for 6 concerts OMF Netherlands is organizing in October. We believe this to be a very strategic initiative.

Japan / 02 September 2021

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 September 2021

Lord, give us a good understanding of the younger generation’s needs and desire, so as to connect and be able to challenge them with the vision in an effective way.

Global / 31 August 2021

Please pray that third-culture kids would learn to be content in every situation and that they would trust in the Lord for his provision for them and their family. Pray also for them to have a healthy, biblical view of wealth and poverty and to learn how to respond appropriately to the needs they see […]

Philippines / 31 August 2021

Praise God for the couples who came together recently at one of the ministry centers in the Philippines, and for the testimonies they shared. Pray that their journey towards Christ would continue unhindered.

Canada / 30 August 2021

Praise God for His mighty work in providing a visa and flights for a new worker from Canada to get to her field of service in Asia. She arrived just hours before the border closed due to a rise in COVID-19 cases.

Switzerland / 30 August 2021

Praise God for his provision and for many friends of OMF Suisse (Switzerland) who support us in prayer and financial support.

Netherlands / 30 August 2021

Pray for our SA candidates that were due to leave in August / September. Their departure has been cancelled. May the Lord be with them and may these candidates grow in their trust in God as they wait for Him.

Belgium / 30 August 2021

Praise God for some recent inquiries to the OMF Belgium office about short-term and long-term commitment to missions in Asia. Pray for good follow-up and God’s leading in working with these who are interested.

New Horizons / 29 August 2021

God, we thank you for the meaningful partnerships with like-minded mission agencies in Africa, Asia and Latin America. These have been enriching and brought many blessings to us. We trust we’ve been a blessing to them, too.

East Asia’s Diaspora / 28 August 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.

Philippines / 28 August 2021

Pray for those from other faith backgrounds as they get involved in local ministry in the Philippines. Pray that they will continue to develop in their love for God, and in sharing Him with others.

Switzerland / 27 August 2021

From September 3-4 there will be a Retreat in Rämismühle, Switzerland for Home Assignees, Home Staff, appointees, and people interested in missions. The intention is to get to know each other, spend time together, and discuss different matters concerning OMF Suisse (Switzerland) . Following the retreat, there will be a Missions Day at Rämismühle on […]

Netherlands / 27 August 2021

We thank God for a good time of rest and relaxation for many office staff during summer break.

United Kingdom and Ireland / 27 August 2021

As many members of the OMF (UK) office team, Area Representatives and workers on home assignment take holidays over the summer, pray for good times of rest and refreshment.

Switzerland / 26 August 2021

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

Canada / 25 August 2021

Pray for the Serve Asia (short-term ministry) team as they work with their counterparts in Asia in sending workers, especially in the constantly fluctuating situation with COVID-19. Ask that God grant wisdom and faith.

Southern Africa / 25 August 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.

Philippines / 25 August 2021

Pray for Internet connections in the Philippines to be stable as people gather online for corporate worship.

Netherlands / 24 August 2021

A number of workers were able to go back to East Asia. For some of them this marked the end of a very long ‘period of waiting’. Thank God for His faithfulness.

Netherlands / 24 August 2021

Pray that the OMF Netherlands’ 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 August 2021

Thank God for the great solidarity shown through practical and financial help in Germany. We are grateful for what has already been released. Pray for this united effort to continue.

United States / 22 August 2021

Praise God for working through the OMF (U.S.) team to see 34 new people activated to begin serving with OMF in the first six months of 2021. Despite all of the challenges and changes during the pandemic, God kept moving people forward to serve.

Philippines / 22 August 2021

With more community restrictions, churches in the Philippines will again be seeking to reach out to the needy in their communities by providing food and other support. Pray that this will create opportunities for gospel sharing as well.

Canada / 21 August 2021

Pray for Canadian churches to be filled with love and wisdom as they welcome people immigrating to Canada from Hong Kong.

Mekong Minorities / 20 August 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.

Canada / 19 August 2021

Pray for the students taking the Perspectives on the World Christian Movement course in the province of Manitoba, Canada. May they hear God speaking to them through this 15-week program and respond to His voice.

Australia / 19 August 2021

September 11 is the date of the Challenge Conference in Perth, Australia (a conference to challenge young adults into full time ministry). Pray for the section on missions that Phil and Irene Nicholson will speak at, and for there to be a good response to the challenge of mission work.

Skylands / 19 August 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.

Philippines / 19 August 2021

Metro Manila and some of the surrounding areas are back to a stricter level of community quarantine now following a surge in COVID-19 cases recently. Pray for wisdom for staff and members as they consider their activities.

Philippines / 18 August 2021

Metro Manila in the Philippines was placed on Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ), for the third time, from August 6-20 in an effort to prevent the further spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant, while the authorities continue to monitor the situation closely in other parts of the country. Last week, the number of COVID-19 patients in […]

Urban China / 18 August 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 August 2021

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.

Canada / 16 August 2021

Pray for those in mentoring roles in OMF Canada – for wisdom, insight, and Spirit-led interactions with mentees as the mentees discern God’s will regarding mission ministry.

Philippines / 16 August 2021

Pray for the 23 families in the Philippines who heard the Biblical significance of “the sacrifice” on a recent public holiday. Pray for the ongoing witness to these families and for them to grow in their understanding of the gospel.

Australia / 16 August 2021

On September 4, OMF Western Australia will run its Mission Conference. Pray for all the logistics to work out, especially as we Zoom in speakers for various segments of the conference. Pray that many will register to participate in the event and that God will use this time to challenge many for mission work. Pray […]

Singapore / 16 August 2021

Pray for the OMF Singapore team to manage their energy and health well – whether spiritual, physical, mental or emotional – so that they will have the capacity to show care and concern for others.

East Asia’s Muslims / 15 August 2021

The Dongxiang are one of East Asia’s largest Muslim people groups, with a population of over 622,000 in China. Pray for China’s government as they seek to improve education levels in poor Dongxiang areas.

New Zealand / 14 August 2021

Quite a few OMF members are back in New Zealand on home assignment at the moment. Pray that they would be able to rest well while at home, participate in mobilisation while there, and connect with their supporters.

Canada / 13 August 2021

Praise God for another person who is helping with mobilization in OMF Canada’s Pacific region. Pray that she learns all she needs to carry out her ministry.

Australia / 13 August 2021

On August 18 and September 18, OMF Western Australia will hold its mission exploring evenings for young adults who are exploring long-term missions. Pray for all who attend and that the sharing by the speakers will speak to the hearts and lives of the participants.

Philippines / 13 August 2021

Praise God that the members who had to delay their flights to their home country were able to complete their journeys, and that one new couple has arrived in the Philippines. Pray as each one completes the quarantine requirements.

Malaysia / 13 August 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 August 2021

Indonesia is facing a huge surge in COVID cases and hospitals are running out of beds and oxygen. More than 60,000 people have died, including a high number of frontline medical workers. Pray for God’s mercy on this country of more than 270 million people. Lift up all the doctors and nurses as they face […]

Philippines / 10 August 2021

Pray for teachers and school administrators in the Philippines putting everything in place for another year of online learning starting over the month of August.

Australia / 11 August 2021

On September 10-19, Paul, Seng Hock and Luba are going on a ministry trip to Tasmania (the southernmost state of Australia ). Pray for good connections and opportunities to share with churches, ministry partners and Christian groups.

Vietnam / 10 August 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.

New Zealand / 09 August 2021

OMF New Zealand will have its final Prayer Gathering for the year in October. Please pray for the preparations leading up to the gathering and that we would seek God as a team for how best to plan this.

Thailand / 09 August 2021

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 August 2021

Pray for Canadian churches to be filled with love and wisdom as they welcome people immigrating to Canada from Hong Kong.

Philippines / 08 August 2021

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.

Myanmar / 07 August 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. […]

New Zealand / 06 August 2021

Thank God for the opportunity for OMF New Zealand to create a mini-series of Film Festivals in collaboration with two other mission agencies. This project has been a blessing first because it is a powerful thing to collaborate with other missions agencies, and second because the Film Festivals are full of wonderful content. Pray that […]

Cambodia / 06 August 2021

Please pray for the OMF Cambodia Crisis Management Team as they seek to provide wise and helpful advice to the team in this fluid situation.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 05 August 2021

As many members of the OMF (UK) office team, Area Representatives and workers on home assignment take holidays over the summer, pray for good times of rest and refreshment.

Canada / 05 August 2021

Pray for OMF Canada workers Melissa, Steve, Barry, and Kyle as they mobilize for missions through online events. In August, the Education Live event will highlight various ways people can engage in mission through different streams of education. May God bring the people of His choosing to join these events and be moved forward in […]

Taiwan / 05 August 2021

As COVID-19 continues to impact the world and Taiwan, pray for God’s Word to be preached faithfully during the pandemic in Taiwan and that Christians there will trust in God, especially those whose work has been affected by COVID-19 restrictions.

South Korea / 04 August 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.

New Zealand / 03 August 2021

Quite a few OMF members are back in New Zealand on home assignment at the moment. Pray that they would be able to rest well while at home, participate in mobilisation while there, and connect with their supporters.

DPRK / 03 August 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.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 02 August 2021

While many summer conferences in the UK, such as the Keswick Convention and New Wine, have to run with reduced numbers or online, pray that the Lord will still meet with and refresh each one who attends. Pray for a renewed vision for churches and individuals, especially as to how they can play their part […]

Canada / 02 August 2021

Praise God that one couple and one single worker were finally able to receive their COVID-19 tests (which were negative) and fly to Canada for their Home Assignments recently.

Japan / 02 August 2021

Pray for protection from the further spread of the virus in Japan.

Hong Kong / 01 August 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.

New Zealand / 31 July 2021

Please pray for a See Asia Virtual Reality Discipleship Experience coming up on August 18 and 25 at Mt. Roskill Baptist Church in New Zealand. Pray that the hearts of the people who come would be stirred by what they learn about Taiwan and that their actions would follow suit.

Global / 31 July 2021

Please pray that third-culture kids would learn to be content in every situation and that they would trust in the Lord for his provision for them and their family. Pray also for them to have a healthy, biblical view of wealth and poverty and to learn how to respond appropriately to the needs they see […]

United Kingdom & Ireland / 30 July 2021

Thank you for praying for the OMF (UK) in-person Candidates Course in July. Praise God for an encouraging and helpful time for all. Pray for the candidates as they visit churches and connect with individuals to share about their plans for ministry and seek to raise support. May God provide for their needs.

Canada / 30 July 2021

Please continue to pray for God to raise up people to fill the following positions on the OMF Canada team: Mobilization representatives for four provinces/areas in Canada, a Serve Asia (short-term ministry) mobilizer for western Canada, a Communications Coordinator, and a Prayer Coordinator.

Belgium / 30 July 2021

Praise God for some recent inquiries to the OMF Belgium office about short-term and long-term commitment to missions in Asia. Pray for good follow-up and God’s leading in working with these who are interested.

New Horizons / 29 July 2021

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.

New Zealand / 28 July 2021

Join the OMF New Zealand team in thanking God for the faithful prayer group leaders who pray for our members on a regular basis. May they be blessed, refreshed and encouraged as they wait upon the Lord and gather together.

East Asia’s Diaspora / 28 July 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.

Germany / 27 July 2021

Thank God for the great solidarity shown through practical and financial help in Germany. We are grateful for what has already been released. Pray for this united effort to continue.

Germany / 27 July 2021

Please pray that the Christians in these flood zones will be bearers of hope.

Germany / 27 July 2021

Please pray that many in this uncertainty in Germany will come to know Jesus as their Good Shepherd, Rock, Provider and Saviour.

Germany / 27 July 2021

Pray for protection from health epidemics in Germany as there is still a lot of rubbish and sewage in the rivers.

Germany / 27 July 2021

Please pray for wisdom to protect the environment as much as possible and to remove harmful substances or prevent further spread in Germany.

Germany / 27 July 2021

Please pray that there will be no new heavy rains in Germany as many protective measures such as dykes and dams have been destroyed or damaged.

Germany / 27 July 2021

Please pray for all those who are mourning the loss of loved ones from the floods in Germany. Please pray for hope and the will to live for those who have lost all their belongings.

Germany / 27 July 2021

Please pray for comfort and support for those in Germany who are still missing their loved ones.

Germany / 27 July 2021

Please pray for protection, wisdom and rapid progress in all the reconstruction work in Germany.

Germany / 27 July 2021

Ask God to bless Germany’s national government and state governments with wisdom, with good professional advisors, with unity in making decisions, with courage and with hope even in facing the enormous challenges ahead.

Germany / 27 July 2021

Schools and hospitals in Germany have also been destroyed. Please pray that they will be available again quickly or that other solutions will be found.

Germany / 27 July 2021

Please pray that financial support will reach all the people in Germany who need it.

Canada / 27 July 2021

Praise God that a family from Canada who had a visa issue (after waiting for almost one year to return to Asia) was able to fly to their area of ministry in early July – as scheduled. Pray for them now as they recover from the whirlwind of packing, gaining COVID permissions to fly, and […]

United Kingdom & Ireland / 27 July 2021

Thank you for praying for the need of a new Senior Finance Officer for the OMF (UK) team. From 1 August, Tracy will join the Finance team at the National Office in Kent. Pray for her to quickly feel part of the team and learn the role.

United States / 27 July 2021

Praise God for many new people joining the OMF (U.S.) Third Culture Kid team and ministry. Pray for the team to continue creatively supporting children and parents, especially those under extra pressure during the last couple of years.

United Kingdom and Ireland / 27 July 2021

Pray for wisdom for OMF (UK) prayer group leaders as they decide whether to continue with online prayer meetings after the COVID-19 restrictions lift. Many more people have been able to join online than at previous in person gatherings.

Switzerland / 26 July 2021

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

New Zealand / 25 July 2021

Please pray for OMF New Zealand’s missionary candidates, that God will prepare them spiritually, emotionally and financially for the ministry he has for them. Pray that the OMF New Zealand team would develop strong connections with them.

Southern Africa / 25 July 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.

United States / 24 July 2021

Praise God for providing a new U.S. Training Facilitator to lead the OMF (U.S.) Team’s training ministry beginning in August!

Netherlands / 24 July 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.

New Zealand / 22 July 2021

Pray that God would prepare Johan Linder’s heart for the new role as National Director of OMF New Zealand , and that the break he has in between his previous role and the new ND role would be a time of refreshment. Pray also that God would prepare the hearts of the OMF New Zealand […]

Singapore / 22 July 2021

Pray for the OMF Singapore National Office as it continues to innovate with new ministries such as diaspora, inspiring the next generation, mobilizing marketplace professionals for these complex times, and makes progress in the digital transformation for missions.

New Zealand / 19 July 2021

Pray for increased collaboration within the OMF New Zealand team, and that the team’s communication would be respectful, open-minded and full of grace as they continue to learn how to work together.

Singapore / 19 July 2021

Pray for the OMF Singapore team to manage their energy and health well – whether spiritual, physical, mental or emotional – so that they will have the capacity to show care and concern for others.

East Asia’s Muslims / 18 July 2021

The Dongxiang are one of East Asia’s largest Muslim people groups, with a population of over 622,000 in China. Pray for China’s government as they seek to improve education levels in poor Dongxiang areas.

New Zealand / 16 July 2021

Please pray for the follow up from a pastor’s breakfast in New Zealand on July 15, at which one of our members, Tania English, spoke. Pray that the pastors would be responsive to what they heard and inspired to have their churches be more involved with what God is doing amongst East Asians.

Singapore / 16 July 2021

With vaccinations increasing in Singapore, pray that authorities there will have wisdom in making decisions about the further opening of the borders and economy.

Singapore / 16 July 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 July 2021

China’s Muslims love to eat noodles and flat bread (like Nang 馕 and Bing 饼). Praise God that he cares for our needs and pray for his daily provision for 23 million Muslims in China’s Silk Road regions.

East Asia’s Muslims / 15 July 2021

Praise God that He knows the language, location, and heritage of each people group. Pray for each person in each of the various Silk Road people groups in East Asia. May they discover that they are known and loved by God.

New Zealand / 14 July 2021

Thank God for OMF New Zealand’s faithful retirees who consistently lift up our members and generously give their time to help with events and mail outs, as well as giving financially. OMF NZ owes so much to them and their prayers for its spiritual growth and protection. Pray against loneliness and isolation amongst retirees, that […]

Canada / 13 July 2021

Pray for patient perseverance of short-term and long-term workers who have been unable to go to their fields of service due to the pandemic. Pray also for one Canadian couple and one single who are due for Home Assignment, but have not been able to get the required tests done in the local areas in […]

Malaysia / 13 July 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.

East Asia’s Muslims / 12 July 2021

Mandarin Chinese is the national language in China, but many from ethnic minorities don’t speak it fluently. Pray for good work opportunities for those who do not speak the national language well. Pray also for opportunities for them to increase their fluency in Mandarin.

Belgium / 12 July 2021

In September 2022, OMF Belgium will partner with eight other mission agencies to organise a missions week. Pray for many churches to incorporate this emphasis into their services, youth programs, and prayer meetings. Pray for all the organisations participating to follow-up very well with those who will respond with interest.

Taiwan / 12 July 2021

As COVID-19 continues to impact the world and Taiwan, pray for God’s Word to be preached faithfully during the pandemic in Taiwan and that Christians there will trust in God, especially those whose work has been affected by COVID-19 restrictions.

Indonesia / 12 July 2021

Indonesia is facing a huge surge in COVID cases and hospitals are running out of beds and oxygen. To date more than 60,000 people have died, including a high number of frontline medical workers. Pray for God’s mercy on this country of more than 270 million people. Lift up all the doctors and nurses as […]

Australia / 11 July 2021

Pray that the latest round of lockdowns in Victoria, Australia would not dampen the spirits of those seeking to go into short or long-term mission. Pray that the Lord would continue to raise up workers for the harvest.

Canada / 10 July 2021

Praise God that OMF Canada now has an HR manager and IT lead manager joining the team. Please continue to pray for God to provide Mobilization representatives for four provinces/areas, a Serve Asia(short-term ministry) mobilizer for western Canada, a Communications Coordinator, and a Prayer Coordinator.

Vietnam / 10 July 2021

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

East Asia’s Muslims / 09 July 2021

Isa (the Arabic name for Jesus) is honoured in the Qur’an and Muslims believe that he is a prophet. Pray that Muslims in East Asia will be curious about Jesus and will have opportunities to find out more about him.

Belgium / 09 July 2021

Praise God for some recent inquiries to the OMF Belgium office about short-term and long-term commitment to missions in Asia. Pray for good follow-up and God’s leading in working with these who are interested.

Taiwan / 09 July 2021

Earlier this year, Taiwan was hit with its worst drought in recent history (due partially to the lack of a typhoon making landfall last year, for the first time since 1964). Although the drought has eased in recent weeks, ask God to send more rain as the water shortage is still being felt.

Thailand / 09 July 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.

Indonesia / 08 July 2021

Indonesia is facing a huge surge in COVID cases and hospitals are running out of beds and oxygen. To date more than 60,000 people have died, including a high number of frontline medical workers. Pray for God’s mercy on this country of more than 270 million people. Lift up all the doctors and nurses as […]

United Kingdom & Ireland / 08 July 2021

OMF (UK) is currently recruiting for two roles in the National Office team, in the finance department and a new role developing marketplace ministry. (See https://omf.org/uk/get-involved/local-jobs/ for details). Please pray for the Lord’s leading in the recruitment process and for the right people for both roles.

Philippines / 08 July 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.

Canada / 07 July 2021

Praise the Lord that a visa application for a Canadian worker to teach English in a local school in Asia has been accepted by local government officials in a sensitive area. Further documents are now required. Please pray the documents are processed favourably and that next steps become clear.

Myanmar / 07 July 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.

East Asia’s Muslims / 06 July 2021

Praise God that He knows the language, location, and heritage of each people group. Pray for each person in each of the various Silk Road people groups in East Asia. May they discover that they are known and loved by God.

Taiwan / 06 July 2021

Although COVID-19 cases are decreasing, Taiwan has not been able to acquire enough vaccines. Pray for the provision of enough vaccines to distribute to Taiwan’s population. Also ask that COVID-19 cases would remain low.

Belgium / 06 July 2021

In October, OMF Belgium and OMF Netherlands will organise a concert by a worship artist who has written a song about the Great Commission. Praise the Lord for this opportunity to mobilize people for mission. Pray for changed hearts and more people called to serve among East Asians.

Cambodia / 06 July 2021

Please pray for the OMF Cambodia Crisis Management Team as they seek to provide wise and helpful advice to the team in this fluid situation.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 05 July 2021

Pray for wisdom for OMF (UK) prayer group leaders as they decide whether to continue with online prayer meetings after the COVID-19 restrictions lift. Many more people have been able to join online than at previous in person gatherings.

Taiwan / 05 July 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.

Canada / 04 July 2021

Praise that an OMF Canada family who has been waiting for almost a year to return to their field of ministry has now received visas and is scheduled to leave in early July. However, there remains a problem with one of the visas. Pray that this issue can be resolved in a timely manner.

South Korea / 04 July 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 July 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.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 02 July 2021

Most UK churches are now transitioning back to in person services and trying to work out what to do with online streaming of services. There are many considerations to weigh – while online streaming allows more people to access services, this may discourage other people from attending physical services. Pray for churches as they work […]

Japan / 02 July 2021

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

Canada / 01 July 2021

Praise God for the successful online Heart for Asia missions conference hosted by OMF Canada last month (June 4-5). Seventy people joined over the two days. It was reported that some attendees have come to understand the work better and are planning on supporting one ministry.

Hong Kong / 01 July 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.

Belgium / 30 June 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 […]

United Kingdom & Ireland / 29 June 2021

Pray for the OMF (UK) Candidates Course running in person 4-9 July. This course aims to prepare those applying to serve long-term with OMF by introducing more about the organisation and how to prepare for ministry with churches around the UK prior to serving in East Asia.

New Horizons / 29 June 2021

Lord, help us to overcome legal and administrative matters for all these workers, as well as visa issues, so that they can concentrate on their ministry without too many distractions

East Asia’s Diaspora / 28 June 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.

Australia / 27 June 2021

On September 10-19, Paul, Seng Hock and Luba are going on a ministry trip to Tasmania (the southernmost state of Australia ). Pray for good connections and opportunities to share with churches, ministry partners and Christian groups.

United Kingdom and Ireland / 27 June 2021

Pray for new OMF (UK) Scotland Area Representative Douglas Humphris as he settles into the role and prepares for some of his first engagements and events in the next few weeks.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 26 June 2021

OMF (UK) is running Momentum Yes, a free online course helping Christians find their place in God’s global plan. Pray for the course running now, that participants will be able to take practical steps at the end of it that lead to longer-term engagement.

Switzerland / 26 June 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 […]

Southern Africa / 25 June 2021

Lord, we pray for the effective mobilization of the South African church so that new South Africans may be sent out each year.

Canada / 24 June 2021

Pray for several staffing needs in OMF Canada: IT Manager, Mobilization representatives for four provinces/areas, a Serve Asia mobilizer for western Canada, a Communications Coordinator, and a Prayer Coordinator.

Australia / 24 June 2021

After office renovations for the OMF Australia office in Victoria are finished, we will be getting in some new tenants from another Christian organization. Pray for their move, our transitions, and for good ongoing relationships.

Germany / 24 June 2021

In one city in Germany , an OMF diaspora worker has started a group for younger Chinese children. Six or seven children between the ages of 7 and 10 participate regularly. Two of the children come from non-Christian families. Join the team there in praying for one or two additional co-workers in this ministry.

Netherlands / 24 June 2021

Pray that the OMF Netherlands’ 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 June 2021

Pray for new OMF (UK) Scotland Area Representative Douglas Humphris as he settles into the role and prepares for some of his first engagements and events in the next few weeks.

Germany / 23 June 2021

Pray for the young people of the Chinese youth groups in Northern Germany . Many of them are very busy at school. May they still take time for the Bible and integrating God into their everyday life.

New Zealand / 22 June 2021

Pray for the Hwangs, a family being sent by OMF New Zealand to Cambodia on June 25, for safe travel and settling in well. Pray for God to give wisdom to the OMF Cambodia team as they welcome them during this challenging time.

United States / 22 June 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 / 21 June 2021

Pray that the latest round of lockdowns in Victoria, Australia would not dampen the spirits of those seeking to go into short or long-term mission. Pray that the Lord would continue to raise up workers for the harvest.

Germany / 21 June 2021

OMF Germany is grateful for the many volunteers who have newly joined “volunteers4asia ” or have been involved for a long time. Pray that interaction in the different ministry teams and collaboration in the regional teams will be beneficial for all.

Canada / 21 June 2021

Pray that online gatherings for Serve Asia (short-term) workers will encourage those who are waiting to serve and fan the flames for alumni to be active in missions.

Canada / 21 June 2021

Praise God that an OMF Canada family who had been waiting for almost a year to return to their field of ministry have now been able to begin the visa application process. Pray that the online application process will be done in a timely manner. They hope to return by the end of June.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 20 June 2021

The OMF (UK) Mobilisation and Media team will meet in person 28-30 June. This will be their first meeting in person since March 2020. For a team that normally spends most of the year working remotely in different parts of the UK, these times together are really valuable strategically and relationally. Please pray for good […]

Mekong Minorities / 20 June 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 June 2021

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

Germany / 18 June 2021

Please pray that God will open doors to strengthen the cause of world missions in churches in Northern Germany. Pray that the OMF Germany team can encourage churches to be aware of and involved in God’s work worldwide and especially among East Asians.

Canada / 18 June 2021

Pray for an OMF Canada appointee whose visa application to teach English at a local school in East Asia is being processed now. Pray that the application finds favor in the eyes of the local government and that she be approved to go to this area.

Urban China / 18 June 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 […]

United Kingdom & Ireland / 17 June 2021

Pray for OMF’s Serve Asia applicants as many of them continue to face a lot of uncertainty about if or when they will be able to go to East Asia, with borders still closed in many countries.

China / 17 June 2021

God, we ask you to work in the hearts of key leaders at every level of China. We pray that they would be servant leaders with an integrity and focus on the needs of those they lead. We pray that they would see their need for you.

Singapore / 16 June 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.

Germany / 15 June 2021

Pray for the young people of the Chinese youth groups in Northern Germany . Many of them are very busy at school. May they still take time for the Bible and integrating God into their everyday life.

Canada / 15 June 2021

Praise God that an OMF Canada family who had been waiting for almost a year to return to their field of ministry have now been able to begin the visa application process. Pray that the online application process will be done in a timely manner. They hope to return by the end of June.

East Asia’s Muslims / 15 June 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 […]

New Zealand / 14 June 2021

OMF New Zealand has quite a few members coming back to New Zealand on Home Assignment in the next few months. Pray that they would be able to prepare well for their return, connect well with their supporters when they are home, and above all, be rejuvenated and refreshed by their time here.

Malaysia / 13 June 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.

Germany / 12 June 2021

Thank you for praying for an OMF Germany diaspora worker as he supported (via translation work) Japanese ski jumpers at the World Cup and World Championships (see request from January 28). Initial contacts were made with new young athletes. Among the more experienced ones, some joyfully accepted calendars with Bible verses.

Canada / 12 June 2021

Praise God for the volunteer team in eastern Canada who worked on the recent online Heart for Asia missions conference (June 4-5). Pray for those who attended to be challenged as they reflect on what they heard and respond to God’s leading in their lives.

Indonesia / 12 June 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.

Australia / 11 June 2021

Pray for the OMF Western Australia team as they plan events for the second half of 2021. The event schedule includes the State Mission Conference in September, which involves organizing opportunities for speakers to engage churches, Bible colleges and university ministry groups. Pray for God to pave the way and enable speakers to come. Pray […]

Vietnam / 10 June 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.

Canada / 09 June 2021

Pray on for an OMF Canada family of seven who was able to go to Asia last month, as they each adjust to climate, food, culture and language study. Two of their children have gluten allergies, making food preparation a challenge.

Germany / 09 June 2021

In July, three OMF Germany missionaries will return from East Asia for Home Assignment. Pray for extra strength to wrap up their ministry well. Pray for final God-led encounters with the people they care about before they leave.

Thailand / 09 June 2021

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

New Zealand / 08 June 2021

The OMF New Zealand team will hold a staff hui ( New Zealand term for a gathering or meeting) on June 11; please pray that the time will be fruitful. Pray that team members would hear one another well and be guided by the Holy Spirit in every decision.

Philippines / 08 June 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.

Myanmar / 07 June 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.

Cambodia / 06 June 2021

Thank God that an OMF Cambodia team member who had to leave the country for medical reasons was able to do so, despite complicated logistics, timing, and travel to the airport.

Taiwan / 05 June 2021

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

South Korea / 04 June 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.

Cambodia / 04 June 2021

Thank God that an OMF Cambodia team member who had to leave the country for medical reasons was able to do so, despite complicated logistics, timing, and travel to the airport.

DPRK / 03 June 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.

Japan / 02 June 2021

Pray for protection from the further spread of the virus in Japan.

Hong Kong / 01 June 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.

Cambodia / 01 June 2021

Praise God that a church planting team in Cambodia was surprised by a villager making an unexpected decision to follow Jesus! He has since stopped drinking and relationships with his family and neighbours have improved. Join us in rejoicing in God’s work in this man’s life and pray for him to grow in his experience […]

Global / 31 May 2021

Please pray for the parents of third-culture kids, that they would be patient with their children and prepare them well before change occurs. Please pray that they would be able to support their children through the process of adapting to a new environment. Ask that the children would rely on God during times of transition.

Australia / 30 May 2021

Give thanks for three new Australian candidates who are preparing to serve overseas. Pray for two individuals in Western Australia, that the Lord would provide long-term mission partners. Pray for more workers to serve in East Asia. Give thanks for the recent inquiries we have received on Serve Asia trips. Pray that the Lord would […]

Belgium / 30 May 2021

Lord, we pray that young people may get to know the ServeAsia program, and be excited to go on short or long term missions.

New Horizons / 29 May 2021

Pray for those in the candidate process from the New Horizons area, some with very big hurdles to jump. Pray for that they would be patient and able to persevere.

Cambodia / 29 May 2021

Please pray for the OMF Cambodia Crisis Management Team as they seek to provide wise and helpful advice to the team in this fluid situation.

East Asia’s Diaspora / 28 May 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.

Australia / 27 May 2021

Pray for the OMF Western Australia team as they plan events for the second half of 2021. The event schedule includes the State Mission Conference in September, which involves organizing opportunities for speakers to engage churches, Bible colleges and university ministry groups. Pray for God to pave the way and enable speakers to come. Pray […]

United Kingdom and Ireland / 27 May 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 / 26 May 2021

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

Cambodia / 26 May 2021

Please lift up the OMF Cambodia families who have extra demands and stresses on them at the moment. Also pray for opportunities to care for our neighbours and share our faith with them.

Southern Africa / 25 May 2021

Lord, we pray for the effective mobilization of the South African church so that new South African members may be sent out each year.

Australia / 24 May 2021

Give thanks for the many OMF Australia volunteers who give significant amounts of time each week to support and maintain our ministry. Give thanks for the provision of Helen to take on the Prayer Coordinator role from Amy, who will move to writing for the Billions magazine. Pray for wisdom and a smooth handover and […]

Netherlands / 24 May 2021

Pray that the OMF Netherlands’ 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 May 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.

Cambodia / 23 May 2021

Pray for the OMF Cambodia team, that each one would depend on the Lord for all that they need – emotionally, physically and spiritually, and find security, peace and joy in His faithfulness and love.

United States / 22 May 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.

New Zealand / 21 May 2021

OMF New Zealand has quite a few members coming back to New Zealand on Home Assignment in the next few months. Pray that they would be able to prepare well for their return, connect well with their supporters when they are home, and above all, be rejuvenated and refreshed by their time here.

Australia / 21 May 2021

Give thanks for God’s ongoing financial provision and His sustaining many OMF Australia workers who have had to delay their home assignment or their return due to the effects of COVID-19.

Canada / 21 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.

Mekong Minorities / 20 May 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.

Cambodia / 20 May 2021

Please lift up in prayer families who are grieving the loss of loved ones, but cannot farewell them as they would want to.

Canada / 20 May 2021

Pray that God would provide OMF mobilizers in the provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Eastern Canada.

Skylands / 19 May 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.

Australia / 18 May 2021

Give thanks to God for leading Johan and Debbie to take on the role of New Zealand National Director in 2022. They will step down from their current roles at the end of August 2021. Pray for the search committee for a new OMF Australia National Director and for other personnel needs on the team.

New Zealand / 18 May 2021

Thank God for OMF New Zealand’s faithful retirees who consistently lift up our members and generously give their time to help with events and mail outs, as well as giving financially. OMF NZ owes so much to them and their prayers for its spiritual growth and protection. Pray against loneliness and isolation amongst retirees, that […]

Urban China / 18 May 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 May 2021

God, please send more Christians to China with skills and experience in launching and running small businesses. May they be salt and light to their communities.

Cambodia / 17 May 2021

Please pray for God’s mercy on Cambodia and that in these unsettled times, people would face their need of a Saviour and discover God’s love and care and freedom from fear.

Canada / 17 May 2021

Pray that God would provide someone with the skillset to help plan virtual mission trips to serve as a Short-Term Missions Coordinator in the province of British Columbia (Canada).

Singapore / 16 May 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.

New Zealand / 15 May 2021

Pray for those who are new to their faith, that their confidence would come from God as they trust in him, and that their roots would go down deep into the Word.

East Asia’s Muslims / 15 May 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.

New Zealand / 14 May 2021

God, thank you for church and mission leaders in New Zealand. Please help the OMF New Zealand team to develop growing relationships with these leaders. Please give churches and missions opportunities to partner and work together.

Cambodia / 14 May 2021

Pray for Cambodia’s leaders to have wisdom and compassion in dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak. Pray especially for food to go to those who really need it and that the authorities would be able to provide clear information. Pray that it would be straighforward for NGOs to be able to obtain official permission to distribute […]

Canada / 14 May 2021

Pray for an OMF Canada couple who have full prayer and financial support, have completed the online International Orientation course, and have taken all steps that they can to apply for a visa. Now they wait for borders to open. They have worked several years to get this far. Pray for ongoing encouragement and hope […]

Malaysia / 13 May 2021

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.

New Zealand / 12 May 2021

Join the OMF New Zealand team in praying for new enquirers to have divine guidance and clarity as they explore their callings. Thank God for the retreats for appointees that are planned in the next months in both Auckland and Christchurch.

New Zealand / 12 May 2021

OMF New Zealand’s Serve Asia team is looking to place people into roles for six months to one year in most cases, but there are very few opportunities at this time. Please pray for the planned virtual prayer trips and experiences in different ministries, and for people who are interested in short-term trips. Please pray […]

New Zealand / 12 May 2021

Pray for OMF New Zealand’s new National Director, Johan Linder, that he would finish his current role well. Pray that God would prepare his heart for the new role as ND of OMF New Zealand, and that the break he has in between the two roles would be a time of refreshment.

New Zealand / 12 May 2021

Praise God for the gift of OMF New Zealand’s new National Director, Johan (with Debbie) Linder, who will start early next year. It has been over two years since we’ve had one overall leader; in the interim several Acting National Directors have taken on small roles, some as volunteers. We are grateful for their service […]

New Zealand / 12 May 2021

Pray that the OMF New Zealand team would be able to communicate well. We are praying 1 Corinthians 12 over our team, that we would know the value of each of the parts and be able to celebrate each other.

Indonesia / 12 May 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.

East Asia’s Muslims / 12 May 2021

Today is the great festival of Eid al-Fitr, the Festival of Breaking the Fast. Families decorate their homes, prepare great feasts, new clothes are bought and worn and people visit their families. It’s a big celebration and after Ramadan ends many Muslims will try and keep up habits formed over the month. Ask God to […]

Australia / 11 May 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.

East Asia’s Muslims / 11 May 2021

On the last day of the fast consider how Muslims have shown their devotion to Allah through fasting. Pray for local followers of Jesus to reflect on how they show their devotion to God.

Cambodia / 11 May 2021

Vaccinations have started in Cambodia, but the how, where and when of vaccine distribution is not so clear. Pray for clarity and speed in getting as many people vaccinated as possible.

Canada / 11 May 2021

Pray that 10 OMF Canada worker units (two families, four couples, three singles) preparing to serve will be blessed, led and encouraged in their ongoing partnership development efforts. We are hoping and praying that at least six of them will be cleared to begin ministry in Asia this year.

New Zealand / 12 May 2021

Praise God that He has enabled us to think creatively about new ways of encouraging people’s hearts for missions in East Asia. Pray that people would be inspired to take part in OMF New Zealand’s See Asia Virtual Reality Discipleship Experiences, and that they would be stirred to action.

Vietnam / 10 May 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 / 10 May 2021

Muslims are preparing to celebrate the end of Ramadan in a very different way to normal which may mean that they cannot be in community. Pray for patience and creativity through the extra hours spent in the home.

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 increas