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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 September 2021

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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 […]

United States / 02 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.

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.

United States / 30 July 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.

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.

United States / 21 July 2021

Pray for many mission conferences around the U.S. coming up in the second half of 2021. Ask God for great opportunities to connect with people and encourage them as they explore getting involved in 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 increase in invitations from Swiss churches regarding ministry opportunities for them.

Canada / 14 March 2021

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

United States / 13 March 2021

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

Australia / 13 March 2021

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

Indonesia / 12 March 2021

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

Switzerland / 11 March 2021

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

Canada / 11 March 2021

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

Australia / 11 March 2021

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

United States / 10 March 2021

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

Australia / 10 March 2021

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

Vietnam / 10 March 2021

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

Thailand / 09 March 2021

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

Switzerland / 08 March 2021

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

Canada / 08 March 2021

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

Philippines / 08 March 2021

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

Australia / 07 March 2021

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

Myanmar / 07 March 2021

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

Cambodia / 06 March 2021

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

Switzerland / 05 March 2021

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

Canada / 05 March 2021

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

Taiwan / 05 March 2021

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

Myanmar / 04 March 2021

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

Myanmar / 04 March 2021

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

Myanmar / 04 March 2021

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

Australia / 04 March 2021

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

South Korea / 04 March 2021

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

DPRK / 03 March 2021

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

Switzerland / 02 March 2021

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

Canada / 02 March 2021

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

Japan / 02 March 2021

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

Australia / 01 March 2021

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

Germany / 01 March 2021

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

Hong Kong / 01 March 2021

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

Switzerland / 26 February 2021

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

Germany / 26 February 2021

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

Southern Africa / 25 February 2021

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

Netherlands / 24 February 2021

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

Germany / 23 February 2021

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

Germany / 23 February 2021

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

United States / 22 February 2021

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

United Kingdom & Ireland / 21 February 2021

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

Canada / 21 February 2021

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

Germany / 20 February 2021

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

Mekong Minorities / 20 February 2021

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

Skylands / 19 February 2021

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

United Kingdom & Ireland / 18 February 2021

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

Switzerland / 18 February 2021

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

Urban China / 18 February 2021

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

China / 17 February 2021

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

Germany / 17 February 2021

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

Singapore / 16 February 2021

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

United Kingdom & Ireland / 15 February 2021

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

Switzerland / 15 February 2021

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

East Asia’s Muslims / 15 February 2021

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

New Zealand / 14 February 2021

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

Malaysia / 13 February 2021

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

United Kingdom & Ireland / 12 February 2021

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

Switzerland / 12 February 2021

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

Indonesia / 12 February 2021

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

Australia / 11 February 2021

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

Vietnam / 10 February 2021

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

United Kingdom & Ireland / 09 February 2021

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

Switzerland / 09 February 2021

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

United States / 09 February 2021

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

Thailand / 09 February 2021

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

Philippines / 08 February 2021

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

Switzerland / 06 February 2021

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

United States / 06 February 2021

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

United Kingdom & Ireland / 06 February 2021

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

Germany / 06 February 2021

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

Myanmar / 5 February 2021

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

Taiwan / 05 February 2021

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

Myanmar / 4 February 2021

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

South Korea / 04 February 2021

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

Myanmar / 3 February 2021

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

Switzerland / 03 February 2021

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

United Kingdom & Ireland / 03 February 2021

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

United States / 03 February 2021

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

Germany / 03 February 2021

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

DPRK / 03 February 2021

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

Japan / 02 February 2021

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

Hong Kong / 01 February 2021

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

Switzerland / 31 January 2021

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

United States / 31 January 2021

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

United Kingdom & Ireland / 31 January 2021

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

Germany / 31 January 2021

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

New Horizons / 29 January 2021

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

Germany / 28 January 2021

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

Switzerland / 28 January 2021

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

United Kingdom & Ireland / 28 January 2021

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

United States / 28 January 2021

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

East Asia’s Diaspora / 28 January 2021

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

United Kingdom and Ireland / 27 January 2021

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

Switzerland / 26 January 2021

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

United Kingdom & Ireland / 25 January 2021

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

Germany / 25 January 2021

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

United States / 25 January 2021

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

Switzerland / 25 January 2021

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

Southern Africa / 25 January 2021

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

Indonesia / 22 January 2021

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

United States / 22 January 2021

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

Indonesia / 21 January 2021

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

Canada / 21 January 2021

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

Indonesia / 20 January 2021

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

Mekong Minorities / 20 January 2021

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

Indonesia / 19 January 2021

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

Skylands / 19 January 2021

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

Urban China / 18 January 2021

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

China / 17 January 2021

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

Singapore / 16 January 2021

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

East Asia’s Muslims / 15 January 2021

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

New Zealand / 14 January 2021

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

Malaysia / 13 January 2021

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

Indonesia / 12 January 2021

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

Canada / 11 January 2021

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

Australia / 11 January 2021

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

Vietnam / 10 January 2021

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

Thailand / 09 January 2021

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

Canada / 08 January 2021

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

Philippines / 08 January 2021

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

Myanmar / 07 January 2021

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

Cambodia / 06 January 2021

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

Canada / 05 January 2021

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

Taiwan / 05 January 2021

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

South Korea / 04 January 2021

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

DPRK / 03 January 2021

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

Canada / 02 January 2021

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

Japan / 02 January 2021

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

Hong Kong / 01 January 2021

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

Global / 31 December 2020

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

Canada / 30 December 2020

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

Belgium / 30 December 2020

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

Germany / 29 December 2020

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

New Horizons / 29 December 2020

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

East Asia’s Diaspora / 28 December 2020

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

Canada / 27 December 2020

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

United Kingdom and Ireland / 27 December 2020

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

Germany / 26 December 2020

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

Switzerland / 26 December 2020

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

Southern Africa / 25 December 2020

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

Canada / 24 December 2020

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

Netherlands / 24 December 2020

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

Germany / 23 December 2020

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

Germany / 23 December 2020

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

United States / 22 December 2020

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

Canada / 21 December 2020

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

Germany / 20 December 2020

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

Mekong Minorities / 20 December 2020

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

Skylands / 19 December 2020

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

Urban China / 18 December 2020

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

Germany / 17 December 2020

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

China / 17 December 2020

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

Singapore / 16 December 2020

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

East Asia’s Muslims / 15 December 2020

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

Germany / 14 December 2020

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

New Zealand / 14 December 2020

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

Malaysia / 13 December 2020

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

Indonesia / 12 December 2020

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

Germany / 11 December 2020

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

Germany / 08 December 2020

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

Germany / 05 December 2020

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

South Korea / 04 December 2020

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

DPRK / 03 December 2020

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

East Asia’s Muslims / 03 December 2020

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

Germany / 02 December 2020

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

Japan / 02 December 2020

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

Hong Kong / 01 December 2020

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

United States / 30 November 2020

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

Belgium / 30 November 2020

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

East Asia’s Muslims / 30 November 2020

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

New Horizons / 29 November 2020

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

Australia / 28 November 2020

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

East Asia’s Diaspora / 28 November 2020

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

East Asia’s Muslims / 27 November 2020

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

Australia / 25 November 2020

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

United States / 24 November 2020

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

East Asia’s Muslims / 24 November 2020

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

Australia / 22 November 2020

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

United States / 21 November 2020

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

East Asia’s Muslims / 21 November 2020

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

Mekong Minorities / 20 November 2020

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

Australia / 19 November 2020

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

Skylands / 19 November 2020

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

United States / 18 November 2020

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

Urban China / 18 November 2020

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

East Asia’s Muslims / 18 November 2020

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

China / 17 November 2020

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

Australia / 16 November 2020

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

Singapore / 16 November 2020

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

East Asia’s Muslims / 15 November 2020

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

United States / 15 November 2020

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

East Asia’s Muslims / 15 November 2020

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

Canada / 14 November 2020

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

Malaysia / 13 November 2020

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

East Asia’s Muslims / 12 November 2020

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

United States / 12 November 2020

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

East Asia’s Muslims / 12 November 2020

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

Indonesia / 12 November 2020

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

Canada / 11 November 2020

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

Australia / 11 November 2020

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

Vietnam / 10 November 2020

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

East Asia’s Muslims / 9 November 2020

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

East Asia’s Muslims / 09 November 2020

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

Thailand / 09 November 2020

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

Canada / 08 November 2020

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

Philippines / 08 November 2020

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

Myanmar / 07 November 2020

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

United States / 06 November 2020

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

East Asia’s Muslims / 6 November 2020

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

East Asia’s Muslims / 06 November 2020

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

Cambodia / 06 November 2020

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

Canada / 05 November 2020

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

Taiwan / 05 November 2020

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

South Korea / 04 November 2020

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

East Asia’s Muslims / 3 November 2020

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

DPRK / 03 November 2020

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

Canada / 02 November 2020

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

Japan / 02 November 2020

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

Hong Kong / 01 November 2020

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

East Asia’s Muslims / 31 October 2020

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

Global / 31 October 2020

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

Canada / 30 October 2020

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

Belgium / 30 October 2020

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

New Horizons / 29 October 2020

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

East Asia’s Muslims / 28 October 2020

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

Australia / 28 October 2020

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

East Asia’s Diaspora / 28 October 2020

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

United Kingdom and Ireland / 27 October 2020

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

Switzerland / 26 October 2020

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

East Asia’s Muslims / 25 October 2020

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

Australia / 25 October 2020

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

Germany / 23 October 2020

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

Australia / 22 October 2020

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

East Asia’s Muslims / 22 October 2020

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

United States / 22 October 2020

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

Canada / 21 October 2020

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

Belgium / 20 October 2020

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

United Kingdom & Ireland / 20 October 2020

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

Mekong Minorities / 20 October 2020

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

Myanmar / 19 October 2020

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

Australia / 19 October 2020

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

East Asia’s Muslims / 19 October 2020

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

Skylands / 19 October 2020

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

Urban China / 18 October 2020

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

United Kingdom & Ireland / 17 October 2020

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