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

East Asia’s Muslims / 15 September 2019

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East Asia’s Muslims / 15 September 2019

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

New Zealand / 14 September 2019

Lift up the search for a new OMF New Zealand National Director. Pray that the search committee would have wisdom and discernment as they discuss the role with applicants. Pray for God’s perfect timing in the filling of this role.

East Asia’s Muslims / 14 September 2019

The Dongxiang are China’s fourth-largest Muslim people group, with a population of over 622,000 in China. Pray for China’s government as it seeks to improve education levels in poor Dongxiang areas.

Indonesia / 14 September 2019

Radicalism is becoming a global movement. Though radicalism is regarded as a threat to unity and peace by most in Indonesia, it is reported that radicalism has infiltrated some children’s schools. Pray for wisdom for the Indonesian government in dealing with this issue and pray for the Indonesian Church to be the light of the […]

Australia / 14 September 2019

Pray for OMF UK National Director Peter Rowan and members of the UK board attending the Home Council and Board Consultation September 14-19. The consultation aims to encourage and support OMF leaders and board members in their vital ministries. Pray for safe travel, good health and encouraging times of fellowship.

United Kingdom and Ireland / 14 September 2019

Pray for OMF UK National Director Peter Rowan and members of the UK board attending the Home Council and Board Consultation September 14-19. The consultation aims to encourage and support OMF leaders and board members in their vital ministries. Pray for safe travel, good health and encouraging times of fellowship.

Canada / 14 September 2019

It is budget preparation time for OMF Canada for the 2020 ministry year. Pray for faith and wisdom for each department as they submit their ministry expenses. Pray for Don and Danny on the OMF Canada financial team, as they work on this while also keeping up with the daily work.

United States / 14 September 2019

Pray for an OMF prayer event taking place on September 21 in partnership with Sunset Church in San Francisco.

Germany / 14 September 2019

Thank God for new church partnerships in South Germany. A few newer churches are starting to think more about sending workers. Pray for God’s direction as they think strategically about how and where to send and for God to work in people’s hearts, raising up the new workers to be sent.

United States / 14 September 2019

The OMF U.S. IT team is in the middle of upgrading one of the systems used for the U.S. team. Pray that the upgrade will go smoothly and that all the IT systems will serve and support the U.S. team’s ministry.

Malaysia / 13 September 2019

God, we thank you for Malaysian Christians that are serving as dorm parents at Christian boarding schools. Please help them to be Christ-centered role models.

Switzerland / 13 September 2019

Thank God that the Meister family with OMF Switzerland had a productive, encouraging time in Thailand, where they visited leaders of AIDS CARE Projects in various destinations. Lanette and Lydia returned to Switzerland while Christoph will attend the OMF Finance Managers’ Consultation in Singapore.

Philippines / 12 September 2019

Many churches in the Philippines have their mission emphasis month during the latter months of the year, which can make for a busy August, September, and October for OMF Philippines mobilizers. Pray that God will continue to sustain the OMF Philippines mobilization team and that there will always be someone available to represent OMF in […]

Indonesia / 12 September 2019

There are several ministry opportunities in Southeast Asia that are available, but there are not enough workers to send. Ask God to raise up workers for these new opportunities to live and proclaim the gospel.

Australia / 11 September 2019

Home Assignment Workshop for OMF missionaries returning to the UK for home assignment will take place in the UK office from September 9-13. Pray for a good time of fellowship among workers back in the UK and office staff. Pray for a helpful and fruitful time to enable missionaries to make the most of their […]

United Kingdom and Ireland / 11 September 2019

Home Assignment Workshop for OMF missionaries returning to the UK for home assignment will take place in the UK office from September 9-13. Pray for a good time of fellowship among workers back in the UK and office staff. Pray for a helpful and fruitful time to enable missionaries to make the most of their […]

Australia / 11 September 2019

OMF Australia’s Queensland Ministry Leader Nic Crook is constantly on the lookout to see who God is bringing through OMF Queensland. Continue to pray with him that God will send the Queensland team “willing laborers” who will serve long-term in East Asia.

Canada / 11 September 2019

Praise God that OMF Canada member Marijke returned to Japan on August 28 following five-plus years in Canada for health reasons. Pray for her as she becomes re-acquainted with the culture and language. May God grant wisdom in establishing a good life-ministry balance.

United States / 11 September 2019

Pray that the Church in the U.S. would have eyes, ears, and a heart for the needy and lost, both here in the U.S. and around the world. May we be known as those who love all who have need.

Vietnam / 10 September 2019

Lord, we ask that Vietnam’s young people would find true purpose and meaning in a relationship with Jesus Christ. Most of Vietnam’s population (55%) are under 30 years of age. They are becoming more open than ever to a widened perspective on life. Please touch their hearts, Lord.

East Asia’s Diaspora / 10 September 2019

Related to the OMF workers transferring from overseas work into diaspora ministry, pray for creative ways of providing good “orientation” to these members who are moving all over the world.

Germany / 10 September 2019

This coming weekend, OMF Germany will run an informational weekend for people interested in missions. Pray that God will speak to the participants and use the team (Marco Czygan, Tobi Krick, Dorothea Guglielmetti and Pia Möbus) for His glory.

Switzerland / 10 September 2019

Pray for healing for Christa (former OMF Switzerland diaspora worker among Thai), who recently broke her right wrist. May God give her patience and let her be a blessing to many during her time of recovery.

Philippines / 10 September 2019

Thank you for praying! There are at least six participants joining a prayer journey trip to another part of East Asia this October. Please pray as they prepare and complete all the pre-trip requirements. Ask God to provide for their financial needs and to raise up prayer partners. Also pray that the team members will […]

Thailand / 09 September 2019

God, thank you for growing your church among many minority groups. Please help these Christians to share the gospel with others throughout Thailand, especially as they move throughout the country for employment and education.

Philippines / 08 September 2019

Sometimes it is necessary for a venue to be found outside the community so that spiritual seekers can meet safely for Bible study. God, please provide suitable venues for these studies.

Canada / 08 September 2019

Please pray for the ongoing preparations for the OMF Canada National Team Conference. Sixty people are expected to attend the five-day event at the end of September. May it be a time for God to speak to us and to be refreshed in fellowship.

United States / 08 September 2019

Some of the OMF U.S. Board of Trustees are traveling to Asia to spend time with other OMF sending center boards from September 14-19. Pray that this would be a profitable time of observing and learning about OMF’s vision, mission, and values.

United States / 08 September 2019

Praise God for a couple of new churches that are connecting with OMF U.S. to grow in their missions involvement. Pray that the OMF U.S. team can be a blessing and encouragement to these churches.

Myanmar / 07 September 2019

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

East Asia’s Diaspora / 07 September 2019

Pray for new OMF Diaspora Returnee Ministries (DRM) members, especially those transferring from overseas, to settle and transition well in their new contexts, to understand the Returnee focus that DRM has, and that the Lord will use them greatly.

Global / 07 September 2019

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 […]

Switzerland / 07 September 2019

Please pray for the boarding homes known as “Benaja” and “Mountain View” in Chiang Mai, Thailand, which are led by Swiss couples Matthias and Barbara and Andreas and Ruth. We are grateful that God provided two Boarding Home Assistants, Josua from Switzerland and Pascal from Germany, who started work in August.

Philippines / 07 September 2019

Many churches in the Philippines have their mission emphasis month during the latter months of the year, which can make for a busy August, September, and October for OMF Philippines mobilizers. Pray that God will continue to sustain the OMF Philippines mobilization team and that there will always be someone available to represent OMF in […]

Cambodia / 06 September 2019

Pray for the effective training and ongoing mentoring of local Cambodian church leaders. Research from 2012 showed only 33 percent of church leaders had read the whole Bible and 10 percent did not even have their own Bible. Ask God to provide more Bibles for these Christian leaders and for those who do have a […]

Canada / 05 September 2019

Jimmy, who is responsible for OMF Canada’s missions mentorship program, praises God that there are now 17 mentors. The team is comprised of retired missionaries, staff members, Serve Asia (short term) alumni and volunteers. With this more solid base, he will shift his focus to inviting more mentees. Pray that those God wants in this […]

United States / 05 September 2019

During the month of September, the OMF U.S. communications team is focusing on the theme of education for the OMF (U.S.) blog and social media. Pray that the content will be encouraging and that it will help the U.S. audience understand how everyone can become involved with missions.

Taiwan / 05 September 2019

We pray for the missionaries who are coming home for their breaks. We pray for a good time of refreshing from you, Lord, as well as meaningful reunions with family, friends and their churches. May their experiences shed light on the needs and opportunities out in the fields, so that these needs may be met.

Germany / 05 September 2019

The city of Würzburg, Germany is planning a partnership between the university there and a university in Thailand with regular student exchanges. The Thai diaspora team would like to help the students with cultural preparation courses. They have submitted an offer. Pray for a favorable result at the university here in Germany.

United States / 05 September 2019

Pray that God would continue to bring in gifts to The Task Unfinished Fund to enable OMF’s ministry to continue and advance into new areas.

East Asia’s Diaspora / 04 September 2019

Pray for OMF’s Diaspora Returnee Ministries’ leadership team meetings taking place in Seoul, Korea. There is much to cover in the meetings, but the team also wants to connect well with the local Korean home office there in order to understand their context as they see more and more Diaspora arriving in their country.

South Korea / 04 September 2019

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.

Global / 04 September 2019

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

Switzerland / 04 September 2019

Continue to ask God to raise up new workers from Switzerland to join OMF.

Philippines / 04 September 2019

Pray for OMF Philippines workers with different health concerns: (1) pray for stabilized blood pressure, (2) healing from a foot wound, (3) full recovery from a motorbike accident, and (4) recuperation from surgery. Pray also for God’s protection from accidents every time they travel.

DPRK / 03 September 2019

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

Philippines / 2 September 2019

Thank you for praying! There are at least six participants joining a prayer journey trip to another part of East Asia this October. Please pray as they prepare and complete all the pre-trip requirements. Ask God to provide for their financial needs and to raise up prayer partners. Also pray that the team members will […]

Japan / 02 September 2019

God, please help the OMF Japan mobilization and mission sending team and the church in Japan to cooperate well to send out missionaries.

United States / 02 September 2019

Praise God for the increased number of volunteers playing a vital part in OMF U.S.’s ministry and pray for God to raise up volunteers to fill a number of other roles as well: a facilitator of virtual events, a missional business consultant, a virtual classroom producer and a ministry coach.

Canada / 1 September 2019

Praise God for the current wide geographical and ethnolinguistic coverage that the Connections East Asia-Diaspora Returnee Ministries team in Canada has been blessed with so far. Pray for solid partnerships with churches and organizations and for a humble spirit as we work together in collaboration.

Belgium / 01 September 2019

Pray for the OMF Belgium team as they continue to fine tune their vision and meet with former Serve Asia candidates and the Youth Alliance to see how to reach the youth in Belgium with the Serve Asia concept.

East Asia’s Diaspora / 01 September 2019

OMF’s Diaspora Returnee Ministries team has been blessed with a larger-than-usual number of OMF workers transferring from overseas to work with DRM. Pray for good processing of all these transfers, that nothing falls through cracks (since we lack a full-time Personnel Manager).

Hong Kong / 01 September 2019

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.

Germany / 01 September 2019

Please pray for Ben Kniesz as he takes over the role of short-term coordinator for OMF Germany from Bao Pham, who is moving into international student ministry. Pray for a smooth handover.

Global / 01 September 2019

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.

Switzerland / 01 September 2019

Please lift up a weekend for Thai diaspora and their families at Beatenberg, Switerland on September 14-15. May God use the weekend to draw people closer to him.

Philippines / 01 September 2019

Pray for three members preparing to go to different fields in East Asia. Pray that they will be able to complete all clearances. Pray using Psalm 25:4-5: “Show them your ways, Lord, teach them your paths. Guide them in your truth and teach them, for you are God our Savior, and their hope is in […]

Global / 31 August 2019

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

Belgium / 30 August 2019

Lord, please open up more possibilities to allow for the one-day introduction of Hearts4Missions. Prepare churches to receive this introduction. We pray that the Holy Spirit will use this introduction to speak into people’s lives and give them a renewed passion for missions.

Philippines / 29 August 2019

The 4th National Congress for Global Missions organized by the Philippine Southern Baptists will took place on August 13-15. Pray for meaningful follow up among the attendees from different parts of the Philippines.

Belgium / 29 August 2019

After a vision meeting earlier this year, OMF Belgium has decided to initiate a missions platform on the level of Evangelical Alliance Flanders. The idea is rather ambitious, but we believe it is necessary to put missions on the agenda of the Belgian church. Pray for wisdom in the planning of this platform and for […]

East Asia’s Diaspora / 29 August 2019

OMF’s Diaspora Returnee Ministries (DRM) team urgently needs someone to take up the Personnel Manager role. Pray that someone with the gifting and time to do this will step forward soon. The DRM team also has numerous other services roles that need to be filled: Services Manager, Mobilization Coordinator, Serve Asia Coordinator …and more! Pray […]

New Horizons / 29 August 2019

Thank the Lord for Marilyn and Joyce who oversee the candidate process for many applicants. May they know His wisdom and support. Pray also for their husbands Calvin and Jon who are part of OMF’s International Leadership Team.

Global / 29 August 2019

Please pray for third-culture kids who are often under close scrutiny. Ask for them to have grace to help them when they are being observed. Pray that they would be safe from the pull of the world in their host country or their home context. Pray for them to have discernment and strength when facing […]

Switzerland / 29 August 2019

Pray for God’s guidance and blessing at the OMF Switzerland Home Council meeting in Ulster on September 7.

Philippines / 29 August 2019

Pray for God’s protection over the lives of three OMF Philippines candidates for Japan and one for another part of East Asia. Pray for inner strength and full trust in God throughout the application and preparation process.

East Asia’s Muslims / 29 August 2019

Many of China’s Muslims did not have good models of fatherhood. Pray that they might understand more about God as their loving heavenly Father.

United States / 29 August 2019

It’s amazing to see the increased number of people who are looking at serving with OMF long-term. Pray for the different teams who journey with these individuals as they discern God’s call for their lives .

East Asia’s Diaspora / 28 August 2019

Lord, you make all things possible. We pray for the Asian believers returning home. May they be emboldened by your spirit to be effective witnesses for their families and friends. We pray that their faith will be strengthened, that their passion for you will remain strong, and they will be missional and bring the gospel […]

Canada / 27 August 2019

Pray for the spiritual protection of new believers, the recently baptized believers, and seekers who are presently studying the Bible in Phrom Khiri, Thailand. Two OMF Canada workers who had been ministering to them are in Canada for Home Assignment. There has been an unprecedented interest and response to the gospel in this area recently. […]

United Kingdom and Ireland / 27 August 2019

Lord we ask that each and every person involved in ministry, from and in the UK and Ireland, would continue to walk in step with your Spirit, keeping before them each day the cross of Jesus Christ and the certain hope of eternity with you.

Switzerland / 26 August 2019

Since 2015, OMF Switzerland has prayed to send 20 women and 20 men for long-term service in Asia, as well as 200 Serve Asia workers, by 2020. Until now, God has given 9 women and 7 men for long-term service and 113 Serve Asia workers. Ask God to call more Swiss believers to serve with […]

Germany / 26 August 2019

Germany’s annual mission fest will be held on October 26-27. The theme is: “Chosen to Send: Church with a Global Horizon.” Please pray for the many details and logistics to be considered and prepared for this important event.

Global / 26 August 2019

Please pray for the safety of OMF workers’ children in East Asia as they travel to and from school. Ask that they have an awareness and respect of danger and wisdom to know what to do in difficult circumstances. Pray that our missionaries’ children would remain healthy and safe physically and spiritually.

Switzerland / 26 August 2019

Pray for OMF Switzerland worker Claudia who will fly back to Cambodia on September 2 after completing her home assignment. Pray for smooth travel and for a good start to her second term of service in Cambodia.

Philippines / 26 August 2019

The 4th National Congress for Global Missions organized by the Philippine Southern Baptists took place on August 13-15. Give thanks for meaningful interaction among attendees from different parts of the Philippines, and pray for follow up.

East Asia’s Muslims / 26 August 2019

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.

United States / 26 August 2019

Pray that our ministry partners would find joy and be blessed in supporting the work of OMF.

Australia / 27 August 2019

Please pray for wisdom for the Australian National Council as they make decisions that guide OMF in Australia, such as decisions about what to do with OMF properties.

Southern Africa / 25 August 2019

Thank you for the faithfulness of the volunteers in our midst. We pray for more volunteers to come forward so that an effective high-impact volunteer network may be set up around South Africa.

Germany / 25 August 2019

It is important to OMF Germany to support churches that want to reach East Asians within Germany. Please pray that existing contacts will be strengthened and for new relationships to be formed.

Canada / 24 August 2019

Pray for the OMF Canada Finance Team, especially Don and Danny at this busy time of year, as they process the Annual Estimates for OMF Canada workers and prepare a budget for the upcoming year.

Netherlands / 24 August 2019

Father, we pray that stories of God’s work in East Asia will reach the right people through a new communication strategy in 2019.

Germany / 24 August 2019

Three young people from Northern Germany are applying as long-term missionaries to East Asia. Thank God for guiding and confirming his call. Pray that they stay on course and finish the application and preparation process.

Philippines / 23 August 2019

On August 21 there will be a mission awareness event in the Philippines focused on Buddhism and four featured countries: Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, and Japan. Pray for the preparation of the missionaries who will be sharing, for the logistics, and for the people God will lead to join this event.

Germany / 23 August 2019

Tobi Krick serves a vital role in setting up the OMF Germany YouTube channel “OMFire.” Pray for him and everyone involved in this new endeavor to be led and sustained by the Spirit and for God to use this channel to increase passion for mission in Germany.

Global / 23 August 2019

Please pray for children growing up in a different culture than their parents’ home culture, that they would have honest, joy-filled relationships with their parents. Please pray for them to have courage, that they would find their voice if they have needs or worries. And pray for ways for them to connect with their extended […]

Switzerland / 23 August 2019

Please pray for an OMF Conference from August 31-September 1 at Rämismühle, Switzerland with Andrew Goodman and Asholi, Puii and Penpen Akamu. About 120 people have registered. Pray for good preparation and for good response during the conference.

Germany / 23 August 2019

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

Philippines / 23 August 2019

August 24-26 is the OMF Philippines’ Next Steps Retreat for those with a burden for mission and wanting to know the next step of engagement. Praise God for six people already registered. Pray for at least 10 participants to join and for the facilitators’ preparation. May we be able to journey well with each participant. […]

East Asia’s Muslims / 23 August 2019

Several people who want to serve China’s Muslims are currently seeking visa placements that will be a good fit for their professional skills. Pray for provision of the right jobs and patience as they wait.

United States / 23 August 2019

We have much to be thankful for as the U.S. offers freedom to believers, allowing Christian organizations to flourish in our country. Pray for the many Christian ministries in our nation, that they would continue faithfully in the work God has called them to.

Australia / 23 August 2019

Despite having a few potential enquirers for short-term mission trips this year, so far no one have proceeded to apply to go on a short-term trip from Western Australia (WA). Pray that the Lord will bring many suitable enquirers that the OMF team in WA can send out as short-term workers. Such trips are often […]

Germany / 22 August 2019

As society becomes more digital, people are doing more and more things on their smartphones. For this reason, OMF is introducing the option of donating online. Pray for the implementation of this option and that it will be increasingly used to support OMF workers from Germany.

United States / 22 August 2019

Thank the Lord for faithful ministry partners who contribute to projects and missionaries. Pray for the OMF US development team as they focus on following up with ministry partners.

Canada / 21 August 2019

Praise the Lord that an OMF worker from Canada will be returning to Japan after several years of ill health. Thank God for the beauty and maturity that suffering has brought in her life and the healing God has afforded her. Pray that she finds a wise balance of rest and ministry in Japan.

Germany / 21 August 2019

OMF Germany worker Hans-Hermann Heldberg is in contact with people who could strengthen the OMF volunteer team in Northwest Germany. Pray that these contacts will result in greater involvement with OMF in that area.

Canada / 21 August 2019

God has answered prayer beyond expectations: a new OMF prayer group is being formed in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada. In addition, God has led an OMF Serve Asia alumnus to start a new prayer group in the province of Alberta! May God speak into the lives of those who join these groups.

Germany / 20 August 2019

Over the summer, many Asian Christians based in Germany visit their families in their home countries. Pray for opportunities to talk about their faith in Jesus.

Global / 20 August 2019

Please pray for the children of our missionary families, that they would develop personal relationships with Christ that are independent of their parents. Please pray that they would connect with someone older than them who can mentor them in their walk with God. Please pray for a healthy biblical worldview for these children.

Switzerland / 20 August 2019

From August 2 to September 2, Ulrich Juzi (former Swiss missionary to Thailand) is visiting Asia. After visiting his son and family, he will spend some time in Manorom, Thailand. Pray for a safe trip, for strength and health, and that he can be a blessing to many he meets on his journey.

Mekong Minorities / 20 August 2019

Lord, may the Lowland Lao people seeking to make merit hear of the unlimited merit available in Jesus Christ.

Philippines / 20 August 2019

Pray for the launch of a prayer meeting for ethnic ministries in the Philippines this month. Ask God to raise up someone willing to coordinate the meeting as it becomes a regular prayer meeting. Also pray that God will raise up a community of intercessors who will, in the words of China Inland Mission missionary […]

East Asia’s Muslims / 20 August 2019

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

United States / 20 August 2019

Praise God for providing the OMF U.S. team with a new finance manager. Pray for him as he builds his team of partners, attends the OMF International Financial Consultation in Singapore this month, and prepares to join the U.S. Finance team in September. Continue praying for the finance team as it goes through this transition.

Australia / 20 August 2019

Pray for the initial planning of the OMF Australia National Conference next year in Sydney. Pray for God to provide the right people to join the planning committee.

Canada / 19 August 2019

Praise God for the results of mobilization mentorship in Canada. Three years ago, Melissa with the OMF Canada team piloted a short-term workers follow-up program helping them process their trip and discern next steps in their journey. Since then, 15 alumni have become key volunteers. Jimmy is developing this program further, expanding its scope to […]

Skylands / 19 August 2019

God, even where the church is small and struggling, we pray that these few believers would be revived and impassioned to see the gospel spread among non-believers.

Philippines / 19 August 2019

On August 21 there will be a mission awareness event in the Philippines focused on Buddhism and four featured countries: Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, and Japan. Pray for the preparation of the missionaries who will be sharing, for the logistics, and for the people God will lead to join this event.

Urban China / 18 August 2019

Pray for Chinese church pastors who sometimes feel isolated and unsupported. Pray that they would seek support from within their church as well as from other pastors and find the encouragement and help they need.

Philippines / 17 August 2019

Pray for the launch of a prayer meeting for ethnic ministries in the Philippines this month. Ask God to raise up someone willing to coordinate the meeting as it becomes a regular prayer meeting. Also pray that God will raise up a community of intercessors who will, in the words of China Inland Mission missionary […]

China / 17 August 2019

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.

Indonesia / 17 August 2019

Praise the Lord for the opportunity to meet with the family of a man in prison in Southeast Asia. Another person in the prison is interested in the gospel and is reading the Bible. Pray for all of these to come to faith in Christ.

East Asia’s Muslims / 17 August 2019

Many Chinese Christians are afraid of Muslims and do not have any Muslim friends. Pray that they may develop a courageous heart to befriend and bless Muslim people.

United States / 17 August 2019

Many American short term workers are returning from their summer placements in Asia during the month of August. Pray for the OMF U.S. team as they spend time helping these short term workers understand the importance of dealing with re-entry back into US culture and spend time debriefing.

Australia / 17 August 2019

Please pray for ongoing guidance on how OMF Australia can build up their Missional Business focus and team to support new ways of working among East Asia’s peoples.

Canada / 17 August 2019

Continue to pray for godly, experienced volunteers to join OMF Canada in the areas of IT, Finance, Mobilization and Reception.

Singapore / 16 August 2019

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

East Asia’s Muslims / 15 August 2019

The Salar are China’s sixth-largest Muslim people group, with a population of around 131,000. It is said that they originally came to China from Central Asia by following a white camel carrying a hand-copied Qu’ran. Pray for God’s blessing upon this special people.

Indonesia / 14 August 2019

A man in Southeast Asia recently came to faith in Jesus while searching for the truth. Soon after, he was put in contact with a Christian family. He now lives in a city where he can be more open about his new faith. Pray for this man, who is hoping to bring his wife to […]

East Asia’s Muslims / 14 August 2019

Divorce rates are increasing amongst China’s Muslims. Pray for the development of healthy marriages, that there would be a decrease in domestic abuse and broken homes.

United States / 14 August 2019

Pray for all those who are hurting in the U.S. – emotionally, physically, and spiritually – for a variety of reasons. Pray that they would know God as their comfort and guide as they face life’s trials.

Australia / 14 August 2019

Pray for the establishment of a Marketing and Media team to help Scott Brown (Media and Communications Coordinator) in his new role with OMF Australia.

New Zealand / 14 August 2019

God, we praise for each person OMF New Zealand is helping to send to Asia to serve short term or long term. We ask you to provide more short term workers, long term workers and volunteers.

Canada / 14 August 2019

Pray for wisdom for the OMF Canada Finance Team as they begin work on the annual budget for the upcoming ministry year.

Malaysia / 13 August 2019

Lord, please help Malaysian believers to live out the gospel at work. Help them to stand out for their honesty. We pray that they would seek holiness with guidance from your Holy Spirit.

Indonesia / 12 August 2019

Indonesia has been hit with many kinds of disasters one after another. Many people are traumatized, in fear and spiritually anxious, there is great need for spiritual assurance as well as material relief. Lord, please help the social and religious organizations that are actively helping out. We pray that the Indonesian church may grow in […]

Indonesia / 11 August 2019

A family with two children has recently returned to Southeast Asia after more than a year away for physical and emotional restoration. Join them in prayer as they are now looking for a place to live and to resume their work. They are grateful for admission to school for their children and a temporary place […]

East Asia’s Muslims / 11 August 2019

Young Chinese Muslims can face a lot of pressure to get married and have children. Pray for healthy views of marriage and singleness to prevail, and that people would not be pressured into accepting an unsuitable spouse.

United States / 11 August 2019

Praise the Lord for the 19 people who attended candidate training OMF’s U.S. headquarters in July. Pray for these individuals as they continue their journey to serve East Asians. Most are working full time, and they need to find time and energy to share about their future ministries with potential partners. Some also need to […]

Australia / 11 August 2019

Praise God for providing people to take on various much-needed roles in the OMF Australian offices, including the provision of a team to look after Australian candidates (people intending to serve long-term) when the current coordinators  leave for Thailand later this year, a new Media and Communications Coordinator (Scott Brown) and a new Prayer and […]

Australia / 11 August 2019

Two Serve Asia workers from OMF Australia will be sent out in August; their pre-field training will be in June and July. Pray for Luba as she trains these two women who are both looking at serving long-term. Pray for Luba’s health, too, that she’ll learn to manage her chronic pain.

Canada / 11 August 2019

Praise for faithful gospel “sowing” in Japan. A lady and her granddaughter responded to a church flyer delivered to her by a short-term worker this summer. She said she had wanted to attend the first time she received the flyer three years ago! She was reminded of this when the same flyer appeared last year. […]

Vietnam / 10 August 2019

Thank you, Lord, that Vietnam’s economic development and trade have brought opportunities for people with skills in many professions, especially in foreign language teaching. Lord, please send more workers into this vast harvest field, where the door is wide open and more workers are urgently needed.

Thailand / 09 August 2019

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.

Indonesia / 08 August 2019

In addition to the recent tumultuous election season, Indonesia also has experienced earthquakes of varying intensity recently. In the midst of uncertain times, pray for the Church in Indonesia to faithfully proclaim the gospel message of God’s love and the firm hope we can have in Him.

East Asia’s Muslims / 08 August 2019

The Kazak are China’s third largest Muslim people group, with a population of over 1.5 million in China. Pray for this traditionally nomadic people as they adapt to the challenges of life in modern China.

United States / 08 August 2019

Pray for the OMF U.S. Communications team as it finishes work on updating the omf.org/us website during the month of August.

Australia / 08 August 2019

Praise God for providing an increase in financial support for our OMF Australian members to 92 percent thus far this year.

Philippines / 08 August 2019

Thank the Lord for the volunteers using their skills and availability to help in needed areas in the OMF Philippines’ mobilization efforts. Ask God to bless them and that they would not tire in extending their help.

Myanmar / 07 August 2019

Lord, hear the cry of the little children. Please provide for their daily necessities, including food, as over a-third of the children are malnourished. Also, please use those who are working among children to bring spiritual nourishment and a lasting hope.

Japan / 07 August 2019

Lift up the LINK ministry for young adults in Japan. The current leader of the ministry will be going on Home Assignment soon. Ask God to raise up a successor for this role and provide more workers for LINK (long and short-term).

Canada / 07 August 2019

Praise for the more than 40 individuals and teams from Canada who are serving in Asia as short-term workers this summer. Pray that they will be used in what God is doing there, and that they will be an encouragement to long-term missionaries. Pray also that God speaks into their lives regarding ministry involvement upon […]

United States / 07 August 2019

Thank the Lord that OMF U.S. has five new volunteer home medical advisors. Pray for these doctors as they learn OMF’s medical system and as they advise workers on their health decisions.

Cambodia / 06 August 2019

Kanika, is a midwife in a remote commune in the south of Prey Veng. She knows no other Christians in the area. Pray her kindness and compassion will give her opportunities to witness to the love of Jesus.

Taiwan / 05 August 2019

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 August 2019

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.

Japan / 04 August 2019

Ask God to send more missionaries to come to Japan and work towards the revitalization of the Japanese church, as well as the spread of the gospel in Japan. Related to this is the need for necessary financial support for the missionaries who come. Intercede for the missionaries currently on Home Assignment to receive their […]

Canada / 04 August 2019

Pray for another OMF family from Canada who has returned to a different country in Asia. Ask for God’s guidance in a new ministry (mobilizing Asians for ministry to 61 unreached people groups in their area). Pray for them as they settle into a new culture. Pray also for their young daughter enrolled in an […]

Netherlands / 04 August 2019

Praise God for two couples from the Netherlands who are currently attending Orientation Course. Also thank God for several more couples preparing for long term service in East Asia. Hopefully, they can attend Orientation Course later this year or in 2020.

United States / 04 August 2019

Pray that God would continue to bring in gifts to The Task Unfinished Fund to enable OMF’s ministry to continue and advance into new areas.

DPRK / 03 August 2019

Lord, you know how the current economic sanctions present challenges for the citizens of the DPRK. Please let them turn to you for help and show them mercy.

Japan / 02 August 2019

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.

Japan / 01 August 2019

Please pray for strength and joy in the Japanese church. It seems that many pastors are tired and many Christians discouraged. Amidst much effort, the church in Japan is shrinking: 72 percent of all pastors are over age 60 and only 2 percent of the pastors are in their thirties. The prayer and work towards […]

Canada / 01 August 2019

Pray for an OMF family from Canada returning to ministry in East Asia. Their three sons are entering new schools. Pray for the transition for each of them, that they will know the closeness of their Heavenly Father, who does not change.

Netherlands / 01 August 2019

Praise God for His goodness towards the OMF Netherlands communications department, which has recently been able to employ a communication expert for 10 hours per week. Pray for him as he develops a long-term plan for OMF Netherlands’ communication efforts.

Hong Kong / 01 August 2019

Thank you Lord, for your blessings in guiding a continuous stream of enquirers to join the mission field. May there be effective follow-up with them and other potential candidates.

United States / 01 August 2019

Praise God for the wonderful ministry partners who give generously to enable OMF’s ministry in the U.S. Ask that God would use the OMF U.S. Development Team especially to encourage each partner as they grow deeper with God in their ministry.

Global / 31 July 2019

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. An important aspect of this is the Leadership Training Course, with the next one planned for December 2019.

East Asia’s Muslims / 31 July 2019

In today’s China, national identity is taking precedence over ethnic identity. Pray that God will help Silk Road people to balance their ethnic identity and their Chinese national identity.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 30 July 2019

The OMF UK Communications department is working on improving the website for first-time visitors. Pray for wisdom and creativity in this project.

Belgium / 30 July 2019

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 […]

Japan / 29 July 2019

Thank God that the Pain family returned to Japan safely. Pray now for a smooth settling in the Tokyo area. Chris will resume the Field Director role on August 26 and the kids will start back to school. Please pray for a good transition process amongst field leadership.

Canada / 29 July 2019

In one East Asian country there are over 100 people groups, each with their own dialect or language. Most of the smaller people groups do not yet have believers among them. However, in the last year a movement has grown in the national church to reach every people group with the gospel. This year, 17 […]

Netherlands / 29 July 2019

Pray for OMF Netherlands staff members who are attending a course on Partnership Development. Pray that they will be encouraged by dedicated trainers who will provide them with both the spiritual basis and practical tools to raise the support they need.

New Horizons / 29 July 2019

Thank the Lord for Marilyn and Joyce who oversee the candidate process for many applicants. May they know His wisdom and support. Pray also for their husbands Calvin and Jon who are part of OMF’s International Leadership Team.

United States / 29 July 2019

Praise God for a couple of new churches that are connecting with OMF U.S. to grow in their missions involvement. Pray that the OMF U.S. team can be a blessing and encouragement to these churches.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 28 July 2019

Give thanks with the OMF UK Finance department for the resolution of an important administrative issue. This means that it is now possible for Direct Debits to be set up online, making things easier for supporters and streamlining processes for our small Finance team.

East Asia’s Diaspora / 28 July 2019

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

East Asia’s Muslims / 28 July 2019

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

Urban China / 28 July 2019

Please pray for OMF families who homeschool their children. For some, homeschooling is by choice; for others, it has been either been impossible to attend local school or a difficult journey doing so. Please pray for grace and patience in their homes, for children to love learning, for homeschooling parents to have adequate support, and […]

Netherlands / 26 July 2019

Pray for OMF Netherlands staff who will have to deal with many extra tasks as a good number of colleagues are away on holiday in July and / or August.

United Kingdom and Ireland / 27 July 2019

We are thankful to God for our Area Ministry teams around the UK and the work they do supporting workers back in the UK, conducting ministry reviews and much more. Give thanks for these teams and pray for new members to join them in serving in this vital ministry.

Switzerland / 26 July 2019

Since 2015, OMF Switzerland has prayed to send 20 women and 20 men for long-term service in Asia, as well as 200 Serve Asia workers, by 2020. Until now, God has given 9 women and 7 men for long-term service and 113 Serve Asia workers. Ask God to call more Swiss believers to serve with […]

United States / 27 July 2019

Pray that God would raise up a new generation of young Christians in the U.S. who are passionate about taking the gospel to the ends of the earth.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 25 July 2019

Pray for OMF UK members who are coming to the end of their time of home assignment, but are having to wait before returning to Asia or transferring to a different ministry. Pray for those who need medical tests, to have these come through; for those awaiting visas to have favor with the authorities; and […]

Southern Africa / 25 July 2019

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.

East Asia’s Muslims / 25 July 2019

“Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice…?” (Isaiah 58:6) Pray that God will bring compassion and wisdom to government officials who are responsible for justice in their districts in China’s Silk Road region.

Netherlands / 24 July 2019

Lord, we give thanks for the people who are in preparation process for going into mission work in East Asia. Thank you for the Candidate conference (called ‘Stable Party’) from 4 – 6 January, that the participants were encouraged, challenged and blessed in the steps they take to serve You on the mission field.

Urban China / 24 July 2019

Please pray for OMF families who interact with local families at local schools. Pray that their children will feel at ease with local friends as they interact in what is often their second language. Please pray that these families will stand out not for being foreign, but for having joy-filled lives, and that this will […]

Germany / 23 July 2019

Please pray that God will call short and long term missionaries and professionals from Germany, but also prayer supporters, so that East Asians can hear and accept the Good News of Jesus.

United States / 23 July 2019

Pray for the Church in the U.S., that it would be salt and light in this country and that many would experience God’s love for them.

United States / 22 July 2019

Praise God that a few new doctors have volunteered their time to help the OMF US team with medical advice to candidates and field workers. Pray for more volunteers to join the US team and increase capacity in all areas of work, not just medical. A full list of specific roles to pray for God […]

East Asia’s Muslims / 22 July 2019

Silk Road communities have a rich heritage of cultural traditions and wisdom. Praise God for the beauty of this cultural tapestry.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 21 July 2019

Praise God for the successful recruitment process of a new Serve Asia Coordinator who will take up the role in September. Pray for the successful applicant as he prepares to join the team.

Canada / 21 July 2019

God has answered prayer beyond expectations: a new OMF prayer group is being formed in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada. In addition, God has led an OMF Serve Asia alumnus to start a new prayer group in the province of Alberta! May God speak into the lives of those who join these groups.

Mekong Minorities / 20 July 2019

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 / 20 July 2019

Intercede for Nic Crook, OMF Australia’s Queensland Ministry Leader, as he speaks at Bible colleges and with Bible college students; with students and young adults; with pastors and to their churches – and with the people that contact the Queensland office – that Nic will be able to clearly articulate the needs of the lost […]

United States / 20 July 2019

Pray for wisdom and direction for the OMF U.S. Communications team as they keep developing social media strategy.

Urban China / 20 July 2019

Please pray for the impact of Christian families on Chinese society. Divorce, abortion, self-harm, domestic violence, overwhelming parental expectations – all are issues that threaten the Chinese family unit. Pray that Christian families might shine boldly – that both Chinese and expat Christians might come alongside their neighbors and friends and demonstrate the impact Jesus […]

United Kingdom & Ireland / 19 July 2019

Give thanks for the OMF UK Bridge Asia volunteers who mentor Serve Asia workers preparing to go out. Pray for mentors as they help workers in the final stages of preparing to serve.

Skylands / 19 July 2019

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.

East Asia’s Muslims / 19 July 2019

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

Urban China / 18 July 2019

Please pray for the Chinese church to grow in maturity, that they would have greater clarity about what they believe, and why they do what they do. Pray for partnership in the gospel, whether in church planting movements, or cross-cultural mission.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 17 July 2019

OMF UK’s Serve Asia department is developing a new way of processing applications and developing placements for workers. Pray for the team to get used to this new system quickly and to have clarity in communicating with applicants and other Serve Asia coordinators around OMF.

China / 17 July 2019

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.

Indonesia / 17 July 2019

Another student has joined an organic farm team in Southeast Asia. This will be the first time she would be working in a cross cultural situation. Pray for humility and a teachable heart, that through learning she can be a blessing to the community she is serving.

Australia / 17 July 2019

OMF Australia’s Queensland Ministry Leader Nic Crook is constantly on the lookout to see who God is bringing through OMF Queensland. Continue to pray with him that God will send the Queensland team “willing laborers” who will serve long-term in East Asia.

United States / 17 July 2019

The OMF U.S. Finance Manager is being called into a new ministry with his church. Pray for this family as they move and begin this new work over the next couple of months. Pray for a new finance manager and pray for the team during this transition period, especially with the busy few months ahead […]

Singapore / 16 July 2019

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

East Asia’s Muslims / 16 July 2019

Unity in political thought is an important value for schools and universities. Pray that, in their political studies, students will learn good ways to bless China’s Silk Road regions.

Urban China / 16 July 2019

Please pray for Chinese children and youth. As religious content in classrooms is more strictly monitored, and local churches are being asked to close down Sunday Schools, please ask that Jesus himself will reveal himself to them. Please pray for the Christian teachers amongst them to have wisdom and discernment to know when to speak […]

United Kingdom & Ireland / 15 July 2019

The OMF UK office hosts the European Candidates Introduction Course (ECIC) July 15-19 to help candidates get to know OMF as they prepare to join and to equip them as they visit churches raising support. Pray for attendees to find the course useful and fruitful. Pray for those leading the sessions as they refresh and […]

East Asia’s Muslims / 15 July 2019

Honor is very important in Silk Road society. Pray that Silk Road people will try to use their business decisions to bless their community, and not only pursue personal honor.

New Zealand / 14 July 2019

Lord, thank you for everything you provide for OMF New Zealand’s ministry. Please grow new opportunities for ministry through an increase in financial giving and through more volunteers getting involved.

Indonesia / 14 July 2019

A local worker in Southeast Asia has just completed a one-year internship on an organic farm, where, through working with the local people, mentoring, and teamwork, she experienced personal transformation. She is now finishing her studies and hopefully will return to the field in a few months. Pray for her extended family, some of whom […]

Australia / 14 July 2019

Praise God that OMF Australia’s team in Queensland currently has two candidates raising support in hopes of going to East Asia early next year – one woman going to work among Japanese business people, and a couple planning on going out to Thailand. Pray for God’s provision of the needed funds and prayer support for […]

United States / 14 July 2019

Praise God for a great June lunch event in Colorado. Around 80 people participated and shared together about what God is doing among East Asia’s peoples and how they can be part of it. Praise God for the people who have already volunteered to join prayer ministries and other ways to serve. Pray for good […]

Malaysia / 13 July 2019

Lord, thank you for your word. Thank you for developments in expository preaching training expanding now in East Malaysia. We ask you for effective, culturally-relevant teaching by the visiting trainers and long-lasting application into local church planting.

East Asia’s Muslims / 13 July 2019

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 identity as Chinese citizens.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 12 July 2019

The Rekonnect camps for Third Culture Kids (TCKs) each summer help missionaries’ children returning to the UK adjust with help from others who have lived overseas. Give thanks that the kids’ week is well filled and pray for it to be a helpful and fruitful time. The teens’ week is currently undersubscribed and needs more […]

Indonesia / 12 July 2019

A couple with several children has recently joined ministry work in Southeast Asia. Praise the Lord for a good start in the work and for a smooth adjustment for parents and children to a new culture and new schools. Pray for continued adequate support. Also pray for their presence to bring blessings to the community […]

Urban China / 12 July 2019

With such great needs of people in the margins of society within the cities, pray for God to raise up more followers of Christ to join the work so that marginalized groups are able to hear the Good News. Please pray for more godly, God-centered, God-dependent, prayerful workers that want to be part of transformation […]

Indonesia / 11 July 2019

Praise the Lord that the Constitutional Court decision on the election dispute in Indonesia was accepted by most people. Pray for guidance and wisdom as the incumbent president forms a new government. Pray also as the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) elects new leaders.

Australia / 11 July 2019

Two Serve Asia workers from OMF Australia will be sent out in August; their pre-field training will be in June and July. Pray for Luba as she trains these two women who are both looking at serving long-term. Pray for Luba’s health, too, that she’ll learn to manage her chronic pain.

Australia / 11 July 2019

Praise God that the OMF Australia Queensland office has had a number of enquirers contact the office recently. Worldwide, OMF is seeing an increase in the number of people applying for Japan; the Queensland office has seen the same.

United States / 11 July 2019

A total 20 adults and 11 kids home from Asia for home assignment will visit the OMF U.S. office for a week of training and reconnecting with the OMF U.S. team from July 22-27. Ask God that the time will encourage and equip each person for the next stage of their ministry.

Vietnam / 10 July 2019

Believers in Vietnam are working hard to translate sections of the Bible (text and audio form) into minority languages which currently do not have a Bible or do not have a complete Bible. People are also working to translate the Bible into sign language videos. Pray for the translators to have perseverance, wisdom and insight […]

East Asia’s Muslims / 10 July 2019

In Silk Road areas, there often aren’t enough good jobs for all the young college graduates. Pray for young graduates to find jobs, even if they don’t get to make use of their degree at first.

Thailand / 09 July 2019

God, thank you for bringing your gospel into the lives of Thai people that are studying or working overseas. Please help these believers to continue growing in their faith as they return to Thailand.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 8 July 2019

The OMF UK office will host a Home Assignment Workshop (HAW) July 8-12 to help workers make the most of their home assignment. Pray for those attending, that they will find the week helpful and fruitful and have good times of fellowship with one another. Pray, too, for those running the equipping sessions to be […]

Philippines / 08 July 2019

Praise God for opportunities to meet with Filipino pastors and leaders of churches and denominations. Pray for possible partnership with them in sending out missionaries from the Philippines.

Australia / 08 July 2019

Please pray for Moore College Mission Awareness Week from July 23-25 in New South Wales, Australia. Ask that the people who will represent OMF will have good conversations and able to encourage students to consider long term mission work.

United States / 08 July 2019

Praise God that 18 people plan to attend candidate training at OMF U.S. headquarters in Colorado from July 6-13 to see if there is alignment for them to join OMF’s work in Asia. Pray that the time would allow those coming to understand the OMF community well and if it is the right fit for […]

Urban China / 08 July 2019

As ministry amongst the marginalized in China continues to grow and develop, pray for plans for strategy and development according to God’s will. Please pray for insight, input and inspiration from above as Christian workers seek to better facilitate the growth of believers and churches in the cities, and how to encourage them to apply […]

United Kingdom & Ireland / 7 July 2019

There are a number of new book projects currently being worked on. Please pray for this development stage: for wisdom, clarity, and creativity and for good communication with the publishers. Pray that these books would be used by God for his Kingdom purposes.

Myanmar / 07 July 2019

Lord, please help those involved in culture, language and world-view training. We pray for wisdom, sensitivity and guidance.

East Asia’s Muslims / 07 July 2019

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

Cambodia / 06 July 2019

Please pray for the recruitment of new teachers for new academic year at E2STEM (Training young Cambodians to be Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths professionals who will transform Cambodia – find out more at http://e2stem.org.kh/)

Australia / 05 July 2019

Thank God that Sarah Paterson, OMF Australia Ministry Leader in New South Wales, is able to take some service leave for six weeks and that the rest of the team has stepped up to take on her responsibilities. Please pray that everything goes smoothly during this time and for Sharon Law as she takes on […]

Taiwan / 05 July 2019

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 / 05 July 2019

Pray for Gordon King, OMF Canada Personnel Manager, and his wife, Norma, as they travel throughout Asia for several weeks visiting colleagues and attending a consultation in Singapore. Pray for safety in travel, good health, and much wisdom, discernment and grace as they listen to and support OMF Canada members on the field.

United States / 05 July 2019

Thank the Lord for the church in the United States. Pray for God to use His people in the United States to bless the peoples of East Asia. Ask that, working through His church, many people will be sent to East Asians to share the good news about Jesus.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 4 July 2019

The OMF UK office currently has two interns, finishing their time with us an August. Please pray for them as they get ready to go off to Asia for a short-term Serve Asia placement, and that they would be able to tie up their projects before they leave.

South Korea / 04 July 2019

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 July 2019

In China, admission to a good school, or a good university, depends on getting good grades on exams. Pray that God will give hope to students who struggle with the pressure of exams.

Urban China / 04 July 2019

As the Chinese church faces government pressure, pray that Chinese believers, especially church leaders, would continue to grow a desire and burden to take up social responsibility and look beyond their walls to how they can bless the downtrodden and less fortunate around them.

DPRK / 03 July 2019

Lord, we all fall short of your glory. Please give the people of the DPRK humility to admit any wrongdoing. Extend your grace to them as they acknowledge their sins.

Australia / 02 July 2019

Praise God for the plan to send out a team of Christian university students from Australia on a short-term mission trip to Southeast Asia in January 2020. Pray for the planning. Pray that God will gather suitable student leaders to form this team and that God will use this experience to deeply impact their lives […]

Japan / 02 July 2019

Lord, may Japanese Christians be salt and light wherever you have placed them. Empower them as your witnesses and give them the boldness to speak of you in a society where faith is not often talked about.

Canada / 02 July 2019

Praise God for the more than 50 participants at the Perspectives on the World Christian Movement Course being held in a large church in Toronto. Pray for attendees to be faithful in attendance and completing the homework, and for God to speak to them as they learn more about global mission.

United States / 02 July 2019

Praise God for a great team-building time for the OMF US national leadership team last month. Pray for intentional follow-up that needs to take place in the coming months.

Hong Kong / 01 July 2019

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 / 01 July 2019

Schools and universities have been expanding in China’s Silk Road areas. Praise God for the growing resources, opportunities, and access to quality education.

Belgium / 30 June 2019

Remember the local Belgian churches that have embarked on their nascent mission journeys. Please bless them and may they persevere in their efforts.

Urban China / 30 June 2019

According to information gathered from various workers amongst the marginalized in China, many of them feel lonely and experience a lack of mutual connection and encouragement from others with a similar burden towards the marginalized. Pray that God will help each one of them in their situations and pray for realistic solutions to be worked […]

New Horizons / 29 June 2019

Thank the Lord that the biography of JO Fraser has been successfully published in Swedish. May it be used to draw Swedish speakers into a deep ministry of prayer for the world.

Canada / 29 June 2019

Continue to join the OMF Canada team in asking God for a lead Serve Asia (Short Term) Coordinator. In the meantime, pray for strength and good time management for Melissa, who is covering this role as well as her own responsibilities as Mobilization Coordinator. Praise the Lord for the help of an OMF team in […]

Indonesia / 29 June 2019

There are several ministry opportunities in Southeast Asia that are available, but there are not enough workers to send. Ask God to raise up workers for these new opportunities to live and proclaim the gospel.

United States / 29 June 2019

Pray that God would continue to bring in gifts to The Task Unfinished Fund to enable OMF’s ministry to continue and advance into new areas.

Germany / 29 June 2019

At the end of April, OMF Germany had an information booth at the Upgrade Congress of the Gnadauer Verband. Conversations were had with Bible school students, pastors and members of churches. Pray that the distributed brochures and information will be read so that awareness for East Asia will increase.

East Asia’s Muslims / 29 June 2019

“Our divorce was last year, my son shouldn’t be sad anymore.” Ask God to be close to Silk Road people who feel misunderstood for a variety of reasons.

East Asia’s Diaspora / 28 June 2019

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

United Kingdom and Ireland / 27 June 2019

Please pray for the Finance department. There are a number of administrative issues that need resolving. Please pray for conversations with banks, for clarity around the situations and for good resolutions to be found.

Canada / 26 June 2019

God has answered prayer beyond expectations: a new OMF prayer group is being formed in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada. In addition, God has led an OMF Serve Asia alumnus to start a new prayer group in the province of Alberta! May God speak into the lives of those who join these groups.

Indonesia / 26 June 2019

After many years of waiting and preparation, two Indonesian Christian women are now in two different countries doing language and culture training; one of them is studying the language in a university. Pray for patience, humility and perseverance in adjusting to different cultures and learning new languages.

Switzerland / 26 June 2019

Since 2015, OMF Switzerland has prayed to send 20 women and 20 men for long-term service in Asia, as well as 200 Serve Asia workers, by 2020. Until now, God has given 9 women and 7 men for long-term service and 113 Serve Asia workers. Ask God to call more Swiss believers to serve with […]

United States / 26 June 2019

Praise God for the wonderful ministry partners who give generously to enable OMF’s ministry in the US. Ask that God would use the OMF US Development Team to encourage each partner as they grow deeper with God in their ministry.

Germany / 26 June 2019

Eight German candidates are preparing to leave for East Asia next year. Pray for their preparations and the establishment of a support base. Every person needs prayer partners and financial resources.

East Asia’s Muslims / 26 June 2019

Most Silk Road people work long hours, and have little time to spend with family. Pray for them to find a healthy work-life balance.

Urban China / 26 June 2019

Please pray for the establishment of a new ministry in a central China city with the aim of reaching out to men who struggle with same sex attraction. Please pray for funding, sufficient resources, a good team launch, smooth connections with local churches and prepared hearts of the people who will be reached.

Southern Africa / 25 June 2019

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

Netherlands / 24 June 2019

Lord, we give thanks for the “Task Unfinished Workshop” that has been developed by the Mobilization Team. We pray for Your blessing upon the further roll out of this interactive program that aims to build understanding of unreached people groups, progress, and needs in evangelization and Bible translation, etc.

Canada / 23 June 2019

Praise God for the two-day OMF Heart for Asia conference in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada on June 7-9. It was attended by enthusiastic and committed supporters and others. They were informed and blessed, and were a blessing to the OMF team.

Indonesia / 23 June 2019

A couple with several children has recently joined ministry work in Southeast Asia. Praise the Lord for a good start in the work and for a smooth adjustment for parents and children to a new culture and new schools. Pray for continued adequate support. Also pray for their presence to bring blessings to the community […]

Germany / 23 June 2019

We are very grateful for our committed volunteers. Throughout Germany, there are various teams of volunteers that enthusiastically carry responsibilities and tasks. We ask you Jesus for good communications and teamwork.

United States / 23 June 2019

The North American summer months are a slower time for the mobilization team as church and school events slow down. Pray for those who are part of the OMF US mobilization team to use this time to be refreshed and to prepare for the busy months (with lots of travel) ahead, beginning in September.

Germany / 23 June 2019

Please pray that God will call short and long term missionaries and professionals from Germany, but also prayer supporters, so that East Asians can hear and accept the Good News of Jesus.

East Asia’s Muslims / 23 June 2019

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

United States / 22 June 2019

The OMF US Field Links team facilitates communication between field and homeside teams. Pray that God will use this team to facilitate communications between the field in East Asia and mobilization efforts in the US

Urban China / 22 June 2019

Teachers are under much work stress; even amongst Christian teachers, many don’t take the time to go to church. Pray that God would allow teachers to grow in Christian maturity, understanding and identity. Also ask God to raise up more Christian teachers who will have life-giving influence as they grow in understanding the life-giving role […]

Canada / 21 June 2019

Praise the Lord answering prayer by providing well qualified volunteers to fill roles in the OMF Canada office. May there be mutual edification as we serve with one another.

Indonesia / 20 June 2019

At least six people were shot and a number of police bases attacked following Indonesia’s recent elections. The disputed results are now being processed by the Constitutional Court with a target completion date of June 28. Pray for objective, fair and transparent proceedings and a final decision to be accepted by all parties. Pray for […]

Mekong Minorities / 20 June 2019

Please Lord, make the Bunu thirsty for You and let them return to You, the fountain of living waters.

Canada / 20 June 2019

Praise God for OMF Canada’s team in Vancouver BC, especially Steve, Regional Director, and Vincent, Regional Ministry Coordinator, who have taken on Serve Asia (short term) worker orientation and training, in addition to their regular responsibilities. Pray for God’s grace, strength and joy in this extra ministry.

United States / 20 June 2019

The OMF US office has been blessed to have a great Finance Manager with field experience. God is moving him on to new things. Pray for the US team as they look to find someone to take his place. Pray for someone who is servant-hearted, a great communicator, has a good grasp of how OMF’s […]

Germany / 20 June 2019

OMF Germany members Sabine & Hans Walter Ritter would like to start a meeting in Karlsruhe with young people who have world mission on their hearts. Pray for mutual encouragement to serve Jesus.

East Asia’s Muslims / 20 June 2019

Distance, language and finances can prevent people accessing healthcare in certain parts of China’s Silk Road region. Pray for those working to make healthcare more accessible.

Skylands / 19 June 2019

Lord, we pray for the young, fast-growing Mongolian church. Please bless your church with mature and selfless leaders.

Urban China / 18 June 2019

Please pray for young Chinese men and women preaching or leading Bible studies for the first time. Pray that they would prepare well through study and prayer, and that they would communicate in such a way that the Word impacts people’s attitudes and behavior, and is not just about distributing knowledge.

Urban China / 18 June 2019

Many Chinese students feel immense pressure and are spiritually lost. Sadly, suicide is not a rare thing on university campuses, especially late in the Spring semester. Pray that the God of life would bring life to Chinese students by drawing them to Jesus, the “resurrection and the life” (John 11:25).

United Kingdom & Ireland / 17 June 2019

OMF UK has a volunteer network around the UK, called Bridge Asia. Give thanks that these teams are growing, but also pray for more volunteers. Find out more about Bridge Asia and share the opportunity: omf.org/uk/bridgeasia.

China / 17 June 2019

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.

Philippines / 17 June 2019

Some members of the OMF Philippines mobilization team attended a four-day workshop on Adult Interactive Learning last May. Pray for the team find time amidst their other various duties to re-design some of the mobilization events and topics in order to make them interactive.

Canada / 17 June 2019

Pray for Marijke who returned to Canada in 2014 in ill health. She has had a long slow recovery, but has now received medical clearance to return to Japan, her field of service. Pray for financial clearance to soon be achieved.

United States / 17 June 2019

Praise God that a few new doctors have volunteered their time to help the OMF US team with medical advice to candidates and field workers. Pray for more volunteers to join the US team and increase capacity in all areas of work, not just medical. A full list of specific roles to pray for God […]

Germany / 17 June 2019

From June 17-21, OMF Germany workers Sabine Kaiser and Pia Möbus will both take part in a conference in Singapore, as HR managers and candidate coordinators come together for discussion and training. Please pray for inspiration and guidance for their work.

East Asia’s Muslims / 17 June 2019

Elderly parents usually live with their children and grandchildren along China’s Silk Road. Ask God to bless family relationships as generations live together.

Singapore / 16 June 2019

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.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 15 June 2019

There have been a number of new UK workers who have gone out to Asia recently. Pray for God’s peace and blessing in this time of adjustment, for relationships to be established and developed, and for Holy Spirit empowered ministry.

East Asia’s Muslims / 15 June 2019

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

Philippines / 14 June 2019

Pray for OMF Philippines’ plans to have mobilization events with churches in Metro Manila, as well as in Cebu and Bohol over the next few months. Some of these churches are from those who joined the Asian Frontiers Mission Conference last December 2018. May the Lord open opportunities for us to partner with these churches.

Canada / 14 June 2019

OMF Canada’s Serve Asia (short term) Alumni Reunion was held May 24-25. Praise the Lord that three alumni have asked for mentorship. Pray for Jimmy, Missions Mentor, as he interacts with them. May these alumni discern God’s will regarding missions.

United States / 14 June 2019

Third-culture kids have lots to adjust to as they return back to the US which can sometimes lead to mental health challenges. Pray for them to fulfill their need of belonging in Christ alone.

Germany / 14 June 2019

During the week of June 17, some OMF Germany staff and volunteers take part in an OMF mobilization training course. Pray for new ideas on how more interest in world mission can be sparked in Germany.

New Zealand / 14 June 2019

Lord, thank you for everything you provide for OMF New Zealand’s ministry. Please grow new opportunities for ministry through an increase in financial giving and through more volunteers getting involved.

East Asia’s Muslims / 14 June 2019

Many parents from China’s Silk Road region travel to other cities to find work. Pray for these parents to relate well to their children, by calling or visiting regularly.

Urban China / 14 June 2019

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

Malaysia / 13 June 2019

Lord, please help Malaysian believers to live out the gospel at work. Help them to stand out for their honesty. We pray that they would seek holiness with guidance from your Holy Spirit.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 12 July 2019

The Rekonnect camps for Third Culture Kids (TCKs) each summer help missionaries’ children returning to the UK adjust with help from others who have lived overseas. Give thanks that the kids’ week is well filled and pray for it to be a helpful and fruitful time. The teens’ week is currently undersubscribed and needs more […]

United Kingdom & Ireland / 12 June 2019

The whole OMF UK National Office has a retreat day on June 12. Pray for this to be a refreshing time and beneficial for everyone’s personal relationship with the Lord.

Indonesia / 12 June 2019

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

United Kingdom & Ireland / 11 June 2019

Church Partnership development – OMF UK has a great relationship with many faithful supporting churches. Give thanks for these relationships, and pray that we would be develop more partnerships with new churches we haven’t previously connected with.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 11 July 2019

Pray for energy for Peter Rowan (OMF UK National Director with his wife Christine) as he returns from a series of meetings in Singapore straight into an all-day leadership team strategy meeting in the UK office on June 11.

Philippines / 11 June 2019

As the OMF Philippines center continues to have follow-up events to mobilize minority work within the Philippines, praise God for a few believes who showed real interest by joining visits to ethnic communities in Metro Manila. Thank God also for churches and individuals praying for work among minority ethnic groups using the recently-printed prayer booklet.

Canada / 11 June 2019

The Perspectives on the World Christian Movement is a 15-week course covering the history and current situation of Christianity and mission. Praise for a class of 50 + participants, mostly under 35 years of age, attending at a large church in Toronto. Pray for their commitment to regular attendance and completing the homework. May God […]

United States / 11 June 2019

Serve Asia is a strategic opportunity that challenges a new generation of workers to get involved with what God is doing in East Asia. Pray that God will be with the short-term workers sent from the US as they serve in Asia this summer. Pray that they will be humble and eager learners of the new […]

Germany / 11 June 2019

From the June 13-16 there will be a weekend for short-term missionaries. Some new Serve Asia Workers will be prepared for their assignments. Those who have just returned to Germany from Asia will undergo a debriefing. Pray for a fruitful, rewarding time for all participants.

Australia / 11 June 2019

Praise God for the large number of people from Sydney going on Serve Asia trips. Please pray that OMF Australia staff will have wisdom to know how best to journey with these people after their return.

East Asia’s Muslims / 11 June 2019

Those who sacrifice time and resources for their family are honored. Praise God for sacrificial family values on China’s Silk Road.

Vietnam / 10 June 2019

Thank you, Lord, for new opportunities to share the good news with minority people groups as access to these hard to reach mountainous areas opens up. Many from these people groups travel to cities to work on building sites and tourists now freely come and go from their villages. May these people groups have a […]

Urban China / 10 June 2019

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

United Kingdom & Ireland / 9 June 2019

We are thankful to God for our Area Ministry teams around the UK and the work they do supporting workers back in the UK, conducting ministry reviews and much more. Give thanks for these teams and pray for new members to join them in serving in this vital ministry.

Thailand / 09 June 2019

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

United Kingdom & Ireland / 8 June 2019

The GOfest mission day event is taking place in the North of England on June 8. The event is run in partnership with a number of other mission agencies. Pray for good attendance, fruitful conversations and for the event to be a catalyst for getting many people more involved in mission. Find out more about […]

Philippines / 08 June 2019

It is a challenge to come up with a Filipino short-term team (coming from different churches) for Serve Asia. Two planned teams had been cancelled due to lack of participants. Pray that the team in October will not be cancelled – that there will be enough right people to join. Many have inquired about this […]

Canada / 08 June 2019

Pray for several OMF couples who have returned or will be returning over the next several weeks and who will not be returning to their fields of service. A significant number are retiring. Pray for their adjustment back to Canada in order to live here. Pray for meaningful ministry. Pray, especially, that God raises up […]

United States / 08 June 2019

Praise God for two great events that the OMF US team hosted in California to thank OMF US’s ministry partners. Pray for a similar event taking place in Colorado on June 22. Ask God bring the right people, for the right message to be shared, and that God would move in the hearts of the […]

Germany / 08 June 2019

On June 9, the Japanese congregation in Mannheim, Germany is holding an evangelistic open-air Pentecost service. Pray that many Japanese who do not yet know Jesus will come, hear the gospel, and trust in Jesus.

Philippines / 08 June 2019

Ask God to enable the OMF Philippines Mobilization Team and give them ideas on how to follow-up those with those attended the Asian Frontiers Missions Conference in December.

East Asia’s Muslims / 08 June 2019

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.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 7 June 2019

Pray for two new members of the OMF UK staff who have just started their roles as Office & Facilities Manager and Leadership Team Coordinator in June. Pray for a good handover for both roles and space for the new staff to take on all the new things they need to learn.

Indonesia / 07 June 2019

The OMF Indonesia Executive Council and the Search Committee for Executive Director will meet on June 29. Pray for the Lord’s guidance to at this meeting.

Myanmar / 07 June 2019

Lord, hear the cry of the little children. Please provide for their daily necessities, including food, as over a-third of the children are malnourished. Also, please use those who are working among children to bring spiritual nourishment and a lasting hope.

Canada / 6 June 2019

Continue to pray for Clara and the team of volunteers organizing OMF Canada’s Heart for Asia conference, in Moncton, New Brunswick, June 7 – 9. Lift up the speakers as they prepare for this event. Pray also for those of God’s choosing to attend the conference, be challenged, and respond to the Lord’s leading in […]

Australia / 06 June 2019

Please pray that God will use a Christian Medical Dental Fellowship mission-focused dinner event in Western Australia on June 29 to encourage those present to invest more in missions. Pray for an OMF Australia couple who will share about their plans to serve in East Asia.

Cambodia / 06 June 2019

Pray for the effective training and ongoing mentoring of local Cambodian church leaders. Research from 2012 showed only 33 percent of church leaders had read the whole Bible and 10 percent did not even have their own Bible. Ask God to provide more Bibles for these Christian leaders and for those who do have a […]

Urban China / 06 June 2019

Pressure is slowly rising on teachers, from kindergarten to university, to not identify as Christians. The pressure is also rising on students. Some restrictions that were previously only placed on members of the Communist party are now extended to teachers who are non-party members. Ask the Lord to give strength to believers to stay faithful […]

United Kingdom & Ireland / 5 June 2019

Give thanks for OMF UK worker Levi Booth’s new book Ultimate Grace. It is OMF UK’s first new book for nine years and was very successfully launched at our National Conference in March. Ultimate Grace is already on its second print run, and there has been lots of positive feedback. Please pray that it would […]

Philippines / 05 June 2019

Praise God for the willingness of the OMF Philippines Board of Trustees to look into the needs of the Baguio and Calapan centers and to explore ways on how to best manage it according to its purpose. Pray for the provision of an architect to see the possible renovation of the Calapan center.

United States / 05 June 2019

The OMF US leadership team is looking at how they can improve their internal communications. Pray that God will help them to look through this issue strategically and find creative implementation ideas.

Germany / 05 June 2019

During Pentecost (June 9), IFES students join for a world missions conference at the Flensunger Hof in Mücke in Germany. Marco Czygan and his family will take part. Ask that God will speak personally to each of the participants.

Taiwan / 05 June 2019

We are encouraged by the growing outreach to women at risk by mission agencies working alongside with Taiwanese churches. Lord, please continue to bless this ministry that more women will be reached.

East Asia’s Muslims / 05 June 2019

Today (Day 32, June 5, last day of Ramadan) is the “KaiZhaiJie” Festival. Men worship at the mosque, then feast with their family. Pray for conversations to turn to the joy Jesus brings. May each of us have opportunities today to talk about the joy that Jesus brings to us.

Indonesia / 04 June 2019

On May 22, the official results of last month’s presidential and legislative elections were announced, confirming a contentious victory for the incumbent president. Demonstrations have resulted in six deaths so far. Pray for any further demonstrations to be peaceful and that any disputes over the election may be addressed by the constitutional procedures. Pray for […]

South Korea / 04 June 2019

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 June 2019

Day 31, June 4 (next-to-last day of Ramadan): China’s Silk Road people will have a “breaking the fast” feast tonight to celebrate the end of Ramadan. Pray that God will bless relationships as families spend time together this evening.

Australia / 03 June 2019

Praise God for the recent leadership team meeting of OMF Australia in Sydney and the priorities in mobilization that the team could be set for the next five years.

DPRK / 03 June 2019

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

Global / 03 June 2019

Candidate Coordinator & Personnel Manager Consultation (June 17-21) Pray for Tania, OMF’s International Coordinator for Personnel, and her team as they organize this consultation. Pray that the training, fellowship and networking that will occur will encourage, enable and bless the candidate coordinators’ and personnel managers’ ministries across OMF.

East Asia’s Muslims / 03 June 2019

On China’s Silk Road, most families rely on money as their security against medical, financial or relational troubles. Pray for Silk Road people to find an even deeper peace and security than money can provide.

Canada / 2 June 2019

Pray for the personnel needs of OMF Canada for: Regional Ministry Coordinators for the Atlantic Region and for the province of Saskatchewan; for a lead Serve Asia (Short-term) Coordinator, for volunteers in the Finance and Prayer Departments.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 2 June 2019

There are a few members of National Office staff who are moving onto new things this year. These roles include the Office & Facilities Manager, Leadership Team Coordinator and one of our Serve Asia Coordinators. Please pray for them as they walk into this new season, and also ask the Lord for wisdom and discernment […]

Philippines / 02 June 2019

Praise God for opportunities to meet with Filipino pastors and leaders of churches and denominations. Pray for possible partnership with them in sending out missionaries from the Philippines.

United States / 02 June 2019

A group of 17 people plan to attend the OMF U.S. candidate training, which begins July 6, to see if they would like to join OMF’s work in Asia. Pray that the time would allow them to understand who we are as OMF and if it is the right fit for them. Pray for the […]

Germany / 02 June 2019

On June 5, the OMF Germany mobilization team will meet in Marburg. Pray for good planning on how to help churches and individual Christians be involved in God’s worldwide mission.

Japan / 02 June 2019

God, please help the OMF Japan mobilization and mission sending team and the church in Japan to cooperate well to send out missionaries.

Urban China / 02 June 2019

Pray for the Lausanne Global Workplace Forum being held in Manila in June, that it will be a time of God-honoring and biblically-driven thought, discussion and prayer as participants from around the world engage in issues related to the integration of faith and work and mission. Pray that this may inspire and encourage those who […]

United Kingdom & Ireland / 1 June 2019

There is a Mission Research Consultation happening at the International Centre in Singapore in early June. Dr Peter Rowan (who shares the UK National Director role with his wife, Christine) will be attending. Please pray that it would be a significant time, and that helpful action points will come from it. (The Mission Research team […]

Indonesia / 01 June 2019

May 30 was a public holiday in Indonesia to commemorate the ascension of Isa Al Masih (Jesus). Pray that the significance of this event may be told and for many to come to learn more about who Isa Al Masih is.

Hong Kong / 01 June 2019

Thank you Lord, for your blessings in guiding a continuous stream of enquirers to join the mission field. May there be effective follow-up with them and other potential candidates.

United States / 01 June 2019

Thank the Lord for directing the OMF US finance and administrative staff in Denver as their work directly supports field missionaries. Pray for God to guide the staff with clear wisdom in developing technology systems that facilitate effective communication. Ask for wisdom in planning for the summer season.

Global / 31 May 2019

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

Global / 31 May 2019

New International Directors The International Leadership team is undergoing a time of transition. Two new members have joined over the last eight months and two more transitioning over the next 18 months. Pray for God’s enabling for these new International Directors, and for the International Leadership Team to work well as a team despite diversity […]

East Asia’s Muslims / 31 May 2019

Day 27, May 31: Muslim communities mark tonight as the “Night of Power”, when prayers are believed to be particularly powerful. Pray for China’s Silk Road tonight, that the Holy Spirit will reveal the power of God.

Australia / 30 May 2019

Continue to pray for God to provide a State Ministry Leader for OMF Australia’s team in Victoria; pray also for Seng Hock as he continues to be the acting leader. Pray for wisdom, strength and dependence on the Lord in this decision and situation.

Australia / 30 May 2019

Praise God for new volunteers who will fill the OMF Australia Serve Asia administrator role starting in June. Pray that they (Robin and Helen) will learn the role well, and ease into the team well, too.

Australia / 30 May 2019

Two Serve Asia workers from OMF Australia will be sent out in August; their pre-field training will be in June and July. Pray for Luba as she trains these two women who are both looking at serving long-term. Pray for Luba’s health, too, that she’ll learn to manage her chronic pain.

Philippines / 30 May 2019

Pray for Patty and Abby – two Filipino ladies joining a Serve Asia vision trip to Japan this May 30 to June 7. Pray for minds eager to learn what God is doing in Japan, and for hearts ready to listen to what God wants them to do.

United States / 30 May 2019

Over 20 people are working with our partnership development team as they raise support to serve in Asia or in the OMF International US office. Pray that God will give them encouragement and stamina, especially during the summer months when it’s harder to find times to share with people.

Germany / 30 May 2019

On Sunday, June 2 a mission-focused service will take place in Müden/Aller in Germany. Please pray that hearts will be set on fire by the Holy Spirit for the cause of Jesus in this world.

Belgium / 30 May 2019

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 will also touch the hearts of many in Belgium, so that God’s Kingdom may grow there, and new missionaries may be raised to share the […]

United States / 30 May 2019

Thank the Lord for faithful ministry partners who contribute to projects and missionaries. Pray for the OMF US development team as they focus on following up with ministry partners.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 29 May 2019

There is a lot of uncertainty about the impact Brexit will have on the UK, both politically and economically. Please pray that while the nation becomes increasingly divided on the issue, the church would be an example of how to love one another and be unified – despite political disagreement. Pray for God’s continued financial […]

New Horizons / 29 May 2019

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.

Global / 29 May 2019

International Leadership Team “And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.” Col 3:14 Pray for unity among the International Leadership team as they meet for prayers weekly, in virtual meetings monthly, and face-to-face every quarter

East Asia’s Muslims / 29 May 2019

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

Urban China / 29 May 2019

Pray for believers who meet together during the week for fellowship, encouragement and nourishment in the Word – that they will stand together to effectively handle the trials and resist the temptations that come from the marketplace, and strive to be missional in their interactions with others.

Canada / 28 May 2019

Pray for the individuals and teams of Serve Asia (OMF short-term workers) presently in or going to Asia over the next weeks.  May God use each one to further His work among individuals, families and church communities in Asia.  Pray that He will call some of these young people to long-term service.

East Asia’s Diaspora / 28 May 2019

Lord, we know that moving to a new land is often disorienting. We pray that the churches of these recipient countries will use this opportunity to show Christ’s love in action by welcoming these newcomers and helping them settle and adjust to life there. Through this, may the hearts of the newcomers be opened to […]

United States / 28 May 2019

Serve Asia is a strategic missions opportunity that challenges a new generation of workers. Pray that God will equip each participant taking part in the OMF US Serve Asia pre-field training in Denver this month. Pray that Serve Asia workers will be sent out with faith and confidence in God, going with eager hearts to […]

United Kingdom & Ireland / 27 May 2019

Please pray for the financial support levels of candidates waiting to go out to Asia. Pray that they would be patient and dependent upon God in the time of waiting, and that God would provide the required finances.

United Kingdom and Ireland / 27 May 2019

Please pray for the Finance department. There are a number of administrative issues that need resolving. Please pray for conversations with banks, for clarity around the situations and for good resolutions to be found.

Australia / 27 May 2019

Pray for wisdom for the many conversations Nic Crook (OMF Australia) has with mostly young adults interested in mission, but also for the preaching and deputation opportunities he has as well. May God use his words and interactions with others for God’s glory.

UK / 26 May 2019

Since September last year OMF UK has been running The Serve Asia Podcast. Podcasts are a popular form of media among young people, so it’s an exciting tool for helping people find out how they can be involved in sharing Jesus with East Asians. Give thanks for how the podcast has grown, and pray that […]

Switzerland / 26 May 2019

Since 2015, OMF Switzerland has prayed to send 20 women and 20 men for long-term service in Asia, as well as 200 Serve Asia workers, by 2020. Until now, God has given 9 women and 7 men for long-term service and 113 Serve Asia workers. Ask God to call more Swiss believers to serve with […]

Global / 26 May 2019

International Leadership Team OMF’s International Leadership Team is led by the General Director and includes the Assistant General Director, Director for Fellowship Services, and six International Directors for geographical areas. The International Directors for the Areas provide supervision and support for center leaders within their Area. Pray for wisdom, discernment, stamina and a vibrant spiritual […]

East Asia’s Muslims / 26 May 2019

As Silk Road areas develop so 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.

United States / 26 May 2019

Medical insurance and healthcare are very expensive for US workers. Pray that God will lead the OMF US team to find creative solutions. Also ask for good health for OMF US workers so that they can continue to serve well.

South Africa / 25 May 2019

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

Australia / 25 May 2019

Pray for a couple of Queensland candidates who are raising support to go to the field. This is always a difficult time of not knowing where support will come from. Pray for God’s guidance and provision.

Urban China / 25 May 2019

Pray for Chinese believers who are working in tough “996”conditions (9 am to 9 pm, 6 days a week), that they will glorify God by being diligent and exemplary in their work, faithful and authentic in their witness, and sound and “salty” in their proclamation of the gospel as they bring the light of Jesus […]

United Kingdom & Ireland / 24 May 2019

There was a great Orientation Weekend recently for people about to go out on short-term trips (Serve Asia). Praise God for lots of great conversations, a relaxed atmosphere, and lots of willing and humble workers.

Netherlands / 24 May 2019

Lord, we give thanks for the “Task Unfinished Workshop” that has been developed by the Mobilization Team. We pray for Your blessing upon the further roll out of this interactive program that aims to build understanding of unreached people groups, progress, and needs in evangelization and Bible translation, etc.

United States / 24 May 2019

OMF US has people in partnership development looking to join the US mobilization team. Pray for God’s help as they work toward having full support teams as soon as possible.

United Kingdom & Ireland 23 May 2019

There have been a number of great local events for supporters recently in Scotland and London particularly. Give thanks for all those that put hard work into making them happen, and for all those that attended. Please pray that attendees would be able to remember and process all that they learnt at the events.

Global / 23 May 2019

Global Vision Council 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 […]

East Asia’s Muslims / 23 May 2019

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

Germany / 23 May 2019

Dear Father, we would like to emphasize the ministry of prayer in the OMF Germany context. Please provide a suitable person who could take up the role of a prayer coordinator for OMF Germany.

Australia / 23 May 2019

Pray that God will raise up workers from Australia for the spiritual harvest fields in East Asia. Join us in asking God that we might see people who are willing to go to East Asia both short-term and long term.

Canada / 22 May 2019

Pray for God’s will to be done regarding the possibility of a new OMF prayer group being formed in the province of Saskatchewan.  May God speak into the lives of those who could participate.

Cambodia / 22 May 2019

May God bless Kep Fellowship Church to grow up in spiritual life and transform each believer to be a channel of His blessing to local people and the nations.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 22 May 2019

Please pray for the Area Representatives all over the UK. They are about to enter a very busy season, so please pray that they would all remain healthy, and they would have joy in the work God has called them to. Pray for them by name by heading to the UK Contacts page. Maybe you […]

United States / 22 May 2019

Praise God for the profitable board meetings in April. Ask God to bless each board member as they give of their time to help give direction to OMF (U.S). Pray for the board members to continue understanding and learning about OMF’s values.

United States / 22 May 2019

Many believers from the US are preparing to join in ministry to East Asia’s peoples. Ask for God to prepare each of them to be ready for the work ahead of them.

Canada / 21 May 2019

We ask, God, according to Matthew 9:37 that you send workers into the ripe harvest fields; that we may see more willing and suitable applicants for long-term service.

Australia / 21 May 2019

Praise the Lord that OMF Australia member Erin Irvine has received Homeside clearance to proceed to Japan.

Urban China / 21 May 2019

Please pray for the many Chinese professionals working long hours (also known as the “996” system), most of whom do not know Christ. Many would consider themselves to have no time for anything but survival. Pray that they will find joy, fulfilment and freedom in Jesus, whose yoke is easy and burden is light.

Canada / 20 May 2019

Praise God for a new Candidate Coordinator Assistant.  Diane has completed her training, but continues on a steep learning curve.  Pray for courage and perseverance.

Cambodia / 20 May 2019

Pray for the health of Joseph & Danielle Choi, and Alex McCann. Yew On and Chern Chern ask prayer for their dental students’ safety when traveling.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 20 May 2019

Please pray for the Finance department. There are a number of administrative issues that need resolving. Please pray for conversations with banks, for clarity around the situations and for good resolutions to be found.

Global / 20 May 2019

Mission Research Consultation (June 3-6) The 2019 triennial Mission Research Consultation’s theme will be “Sharing the good news of Jesus Christ in all its fullness.” This consultation will have a multi-faceted focus on the gospel and evangelism. Pray that the topics presented and discussed will stimulate us to think missiologically and guide us as we […]

East Asia’s Muslims / 20 May 2019

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

Mekong Minorities / 20 May 2019

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.

United States / 20 May 2019

The OMF US Field Links team facilitates communication between field and homeside teams. Pray that God will use this team to facilitate communications between the field in East Asia and mobilization efforts in the US

United Kingdom & Ireland / 19 May 2019

Summer is approaching, and that means lots of big Christian festivals. OMF UK is represented at a number of these, so please pray for good conversations and that handouts/resources would be helpful to those that take them.

Skylands / 19 May 2019

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.

Australia / 19 May 2019

Nic Crook, OMF Australia’s Queensland State Ministry leader, was encouraged by the young adults attending the Tectonic Missions discussion recently. He is also encouraged by the number of enquirers concerning mission. Pray for these discussion and inquiries to bear fruit in more workers going to serve in East Asia.

Canada / 18 May 2019

Pray for Dr. George, OMF Regional Ministry Coordinator for the province of Alberta, as he organizes the OMF Heart for Asia conference in the city of Red Deer, June 15.  May new people of God’s choosing come and join the regular attendees.  May God speak to them through what they hear.

Urban China / 18 May 2019

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.

United States / 18 May 2019

Pray for the OMF US prayer team as they continue to work on ways to engage all ages in prayer for the unreached peoples of East Asia.

Cambodia / 17 May 2019

Kanika, is a midwife in a remote commune in the south of Prey Veng. She knows no other Christians in the area. Pray her kindness and compassion will give her opportunities to witness to the love of Jesus.

United Kingdom & Ireland / 17 May 2019

OMF UK runs two types of internship opportunities to help young people understand God’s heart for the nations and develop their professional skills. One internship is in the Serve Asia (short-term mission) department, the other in the communications and media department. Please pray for people to apply for both these internships to start in September […]

Global / 17 May 2019

Home Council and Board Consultation (September) This Consultation aims to bring Home Council and Board members from various OMF homesides together with the international leadership of the Fellowship. It will be an opportunity for them to learn more about and give input into OMF and its work among East Asia’s peoples, as well as receive […]

East Asia’s Muslims / 17 May 2019

In this generation, fasting and public worship during Ramadan are not so common. Pray for Silk Road people as they adapt to today’s society.

China / 17 May 2019

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 / 17 May 2019

Praise for good networking conversations at the Easter Conventions in Queensland, Australia. There were also a couple of good conversations with those interested in mission. Pray for God to use those to call those involved to greater involvement.

Urban China / 17 May 2019

Many marketplace professionals in China are required to work in a “996’”system: 9 am to 9 pm, 6 days a week. Recent social media has drawn attention to this issue with an influential tech boss calling this phenomenon a “blessing” to workers. (Eventually he conceded it might be “unsustainable” and “inhumane” to force someone to […]

Canada / 16 May 2019

Pray for Clara and the team of volunteers organizing the OMF Heart for Asia conference, in Moncton, New Brunswick, June 7 – 9. Pray that the many details be finalized. Pray also for the speakers as they prepare for this event.

Singapore / 16 May 2019

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 States / 16 May 2019

OMF US has a team of people focused on coaching potential long-term workers. Ask God to provide capacity for the team since there are now more people to journey with than the coaches have capacity to keep up with.

East Asia’s Muslims / 15 May 2019

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

Australia / 15 May 2019

Praise God for the large number of people from Sydney going on Serve Asia trips. Please pray that OMF Australia staff will have wisdom to know how best to journey with these people after their return.

Cambodia / 14 May 2019

Please pray for the recruitment of new teachers for new academic year at E2STEM (Training young Cambodians to be Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths professionals who will transform Cambodia – find out more at http://e2stem.org.kh/)

New Zealand / 14 September 2019

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.

Global / 14 May 2019

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

East Asia’s Muslims / 14 May 2019

Honor is very important in Silk Road society. Pray that Silk Road people will try to use their business decisions to bless their community, and not only pursue personal honor.

New Zealand / 14 May 2019

Lord, thank you for everything you provide for OMF New Zealand’s ministry. Please grow new opportunities for ministry through an increase in financial giving and through more volunteers getting involved.

United States / 14 May 2019

The OMF US church relationship team is working with over 30 new congregations that have asked for help in their missions development. Ask God to help this team encourage and serve these churches to grow God’s church around the world.

Malaysia / 13 May 2019

God, we thank you for Malaysian Christians that are serving as dorm parents at Christian boarding schools. Please help them to be Christ-centered role models.

Urban China / 13 May 2019

Please pray for the Chinese church to grow in maturity, that they would have greater clarity about what they believe, and why they do what they do. Pray for partnership in the gospel, whether in church planting movements, or cross-cultural mission.

Switzerland / 13 May 2019

Ask God to send new workers from Switzerland to join OMF for long-term service in East Asia.

Australia / 13 May 2019

Praise the Lord for the recent enquirers in Western Australia who are interested in both short term and longer term missions. Pray that the team in Western Australia will have wisdom in journeying with them.

Cambodia / 12 May 2019

On Tuesday 23rd April our team-mate and dear brother Won Il Choi passed away suddenly in Phnom Penh. His funeral and cremation took place on Thursday 25th, and was well-attended by local believers, church leaders from Cambodia and Korea, team-mates and family. Please pray for the Lord’s presence and comfort for all those affected at […]

Indonesia / 12 May 2019

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

United States / 12 May 2019

Thank the Lord for the church in the United States. Pray for God to use His people in the United States to bless the peoples of East Asia. Ask that, working through His church, many people will be sent to East Asians to share the good news about Jesus.

Global / 11 May 2019

Fellowship Leadership needs 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. An important aspect of this is the Leadership Training Course, with the next one planned for December 2019.

East Asia’s Muslims / 11 May 2019

For those who fast, the first days of Ramadan are difficult. Pray for people to be patient and kind with each other at work during Ramadan.

Australia / 11 May 2019

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.

Australia / 11 May 2019

Please pray for the OMF Australia Missional Business Team in New South Wales, that they will be able to mobilize and support increasing numbers of workers involved in business enterprises.

Cambodia / 10 May 2019

Please give thanks to God that He continues to provide for the OMF Cambodia team – for individual and family needs, for various ministries, as well as organizational needs – particularly financial, but other important needs as well. Please give thanks for our faithful finance staff and pray for wisdom, health and safety for all […]

Vietnam / 10 May 2019

Lord, we ask for gospel impact as Vietnam continues its rapid development. As one of Southeast Asia’s fastest-growing economies, Vietnam has set its sights on being a developed nation by 2020. We thank you that Vietnamese people have ever-increasing opportunities to interact with new ideas, including the good news of Jesus.

United States / 10 May 2019

Pray for God to help OMF US workers to encourage Americans to see their resources as a gift from God and respond to His call to partner in the work of reaching East Asians for Christ.

Switzerland / 10 May 2019

An OMF Switzerland worker in East Asia is returning to the field until May 24 to pack her things and say goodbyes; afterwards, she will return to Switzerland and look for a suitable job. Pray for emotional and physical strength and health during this time.

Thailand / 09 May 2019

God, we praise you for your love for the Thai people. We pray for spiritual breakthrough among Thais.

Urban China / 09 May 2019

Pray that Chinese churches would grow in their capacity to make disciples. Pray that they would be able to think clearly about how they engage those around them in relationship, present the gospel, and equip the church to continue to reach out to others.

Australia / 09 May 2019

Ask God to provide a new Media and Communications Coordinator for OMF Australia to begin in June. Also lift up Sheron Ng as she leaves this role to take up a missions-focused pastoral role in her church.

Global / 08 May 2019

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

East Asia’s Muslims / 08 May 2019

The Silk Road areas of China have been developing very quickly over the past decade. Praise God for rapid development, and the benefits it has brought to Silk Road families.

Philippines / 08 May 2019

We thank you for the work being done through the indigenous church associations, such as the Manobo Bible Church Association of Mindanao (MABCAM) and Mangyan Tribal Church Association (MTCA). May they continue to grow in the wisdom and knowledge of the Lord Jesus. Please encourage the workers in these ministries and grant them wisdom and […]

United States / 08 May 2019

We’re grateful that many of our workers have had good financial support and returned to the field as planned after Home Assignments. Ask God to please help the partnership development work for those who need additional financial support.

Myanmar / 07 May 2019

Lord, please open up new opportunities for outreach throughout the country. We pray for strategic openings to build relationships with rural communities in places like the Dry Zone (Central Myanmar) and Sagain region. We also pray for appropriate outreach among various groups such as the Bamar, Pa-O, Mon, and Rakhine.

Switzerland / 07 May 2019

OMF Switzerland workers Christian and Stephanie N. and their two children in Taiwan have the opportunity to visit some teams in other parts of Taiwan in May in order to get an insight into different ministries and projects. Ask for God’s guidance for their future ministry after language study.

Australia / 07 May 2019

Please pray for Rev. Tom Tokura in his new role as Chairman of the National Council, providing governance for the board and for OMF Australia. Ask to guide him and the other members of the council in their decisions.

Cambodia / 06 May 2019

Have mercy, Lord. We ask for spiritual breakthrough in those parts of the country which are still very closed to the good news.

United States / 06 May 2019

Pray for our mission mobilizers as they follow up with people interested in missions. Ask God to bless and foster each personal connection that is made.

East Asia’s Muslims / 05 May 2019

Day 1, May 5: Ramadan starts this evening. In Silk Road communities, some people will invest their time in fasting, prayer and reciting the Qur’an. Pray that the God of the Bible will meet people on China’s Silk Road during the month of Ramadan.

Taiwan / 05 May 2019

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

Urban China / 05 May 2019

Please pray for young Chinese men and women preaching or leading Bible studies for the first time. Pray that they would prepare well through study and prayer, and that they would communicate in such a way that the Word impacts people’s attitudes and behavior, and is not just about distributing knowledge.

Australia / 05 May 2019

Pray that God will guide and grant wisdom to the leadership team of OMF Australia as they meet in Sydney from May 6-10 to prioritize their strategy for mission mobilization for the next five years.

South Korea / 04 May 2019

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

United States / 04 May 2019

Thank the Lord for the smooth transition of James and Lisa Dougherty as National Directors. Pray for the formation of the national leadership team and for wisdom as they discern the focus of their time in the next few months.

Switzerland / 04 May 2019

OMF workers Andreas and Ruth M., dorm parents at Mountain View in Chiang Mai, Thailand, are looking for an English-speaking dorm assistant for summer 2019. Pray for God to raise up the right person to fill this role in the near future.

Australia / 03 May 2019

Scope is a mission discussion group for young people in the Sydney area who are exploring the possibility of serving in mission. Please pray for those who attended the most recent meeting on May 1. The topic was about what to think about when preparing for long term service (training, ministry experience etc.). Thank God […]

DPRK / 03 May 2019

Lord, you know how the current economic sanctions present challenges for the citizens of the DPRK. Please let them turn to you for help and show them mercy.

Global / 05 May 2019

May Orientation Course (May 2019) Thank the Lord that 12 adults and four children are attending the May Orientation Course. They come from the Philippines, Germany, Korea, Canada, the USA and the Netherlands to serve in five different fields. Pray that those attending will be encouraged by the fellowship, leadership and training content and will […]

United States / 02 May 2019

Praise God for the profitable board meetings in April. Ask God to bless each board member as they give of their time to help give direction to OMF (U.S). Pray for the board members to continue understanding and learning about OMF’s values.

Japan / 02 May 2019

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.

Global / 31 April 2019

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

Urban China / 01 May 2019

Pray for Chinese church pastors who sometimes feel isolated and unsupported. Pray that they would seek support from within their church as well as from other pastors and find the encouragement and help they need.

Switzerland / 01 May 2019

From now until May 8 the OMF Switzerland National Director and his wife are visiting 15 Swiss missionaries and their 11 children in Japan. Pray for safe travels and fruitful, encouraging times with the missionaries serving there.

Australia / 01 May 2019

Please pray for the OMF Australia Home Staff Conference and leaders’ meetings, May 6-10 in Sydney. Attendees will be developing strategies and direction for the next few years, as well as going through a Peacewise training in conflict resolution.

Hong Kong / 01 May 2019

We pray that members of prayer groups will take up responsibility and participate in planning, mobilizing, and stepping out to the mission field; that they would multiply as mission advocates in churches.

Japan / 01 May 2019

Join the OMF Japan team in asking God will to provide 200 workers by 2020: 150 full-time workers, and 50 Friends and 6 month+ short-termers. Along with those workers, pray for God to supply the strength and resources needed to support and equip these new people.

Belgium / 30 April 2019

Remember the local Belgian churches that have embarked on their nascent mission journeys. Please bless them and may they persevere in their efforts.

New Horizons / 29 April 2019

Thank the Lord for Marilyn and Joyce who oversee the candidate process for many applicants. May they know His wisdom and support. Pray also for their husbands Calvin and Jon who are part of OMF’s International Leadership Team.

East Asia’s Diaspora / 28 April 2019

Lord, there are many East Asians moving across borders today. They travel for a wide variety of reasons- for education, business, tourism, or are even victims of human trafficking. We pray for these Asians that they will have the opportunity to hear the gospel and believe.

Japan / 28 April 2019

Lift up the work of the Christian Academy in Japan (CAJ) in Tokyo, where one OMF missionary currently works as a teacher and several OMF children attend school. Please pray for non-Christian community members to be saved. Also ask God to provide (1) new staff for next year, (2) resources needed for the construction of […]

United Kingdom and Ireland / 27 April 2019

Lord we ask that each and every person involved in ministry, from and in the UK and Ireland, would continue to walk in step with your Spirit, keeping before them each day the cross of Jesus Christ and the certain hope of eternity with you.

Switzerland / 26 April 2019

We pray for new workers, for both short-term and long-term missions. Call your children, Lord, to be sent out into your harvest.

Canada / 25 April 2019

Praise God for the members and volunteers of Connections East Asia, OMF Canada’s ministry to the ethnic churches, in their efforts to reach their ethnic communities, as well as others around them.

South Africa / 25 April 2019

We pray for all those preparing or are thinking whether to go to the various countries to serve full-time in missions. Speak to them, encourage them, provide for them, and help them perservere, Lord. Make your presence felt, and your will be known.

Japan / 25 April 2019

Praise God for good overnight camps held by Hirosaki Nozomi Church in northern Japan. Nine junior high and 25 elementary children had opportunities to hear the gospel. Please pray for the upcoming Easter meetings: the Passover Meal (April 19), a Children’s Meeting (April 20), and an 8:00 am Easter breakfast, followed by 11:00 am worship […]

Netherlands / 24 April 2019

OMF Netherlands aims to significantly increase the support for our Home Staff. God, please move people to support the office work, especially for those who recently started in their roles: Annelieke (serving Third Culture Kids), Emile (finance), Dirk (book keeping) and Berlinde (serving candidates).

Canada / 23 April 2019

Lift up Jimmy, Carly and Diane, the newest members of the OMF Canada team as they mount steep learning curves. May God’s grace sustain them as they find their way in the ministries they have taken on.

Germany / 23 April 2019

We praise you Father for a wonderful team in the home office in Mücke. You have given so many gifts and abilities that the team uses for building your kingdom and glorifying your name. Thank you Lord!

United States / 22 April 2019

God, please help the Prayer team as they continue to work on ways to engage all ages in prayer for the unreached peoples of East Asia.

Japan / 22 April 2019

God is at work in Matsudo House Church in Japan. Praise God that a monthly English outreach service started in March, the Kids’ Club continues to be well attended, the Mums’ English circle started well with four mothers, and relationships are deepening in the Saitama English group. Please pray for the gospel (especially the Easter […]

Cambodia / 22 April 2019

Planned daily power cuts of six hours, morning or afternoon, are in place across Cambodia due to shortages of electricity and the reduction of hydroelectric production because of a long dry season expected to last until June. Pray for God to bless the country of Cambodia with needed water and rainfall and for Cambodians to […]

East Asia’s Muslims / 22 April 2019

The Muslim fasting month of Ramadan starts on the evening of May 5th. Pray for God’s blessing upon the people of China’s Silk Road throughout this important period.

Canada / 21 April 2019

Pray for OMF Canada representatives as they prepare for the upcoming OMF Heart for Asia Conferences being held in Ottawa, Ontario in May and in Moncton, New Brunswick in June. May God bring those he wants, and may they be informed and challenged in their personal missions involvement.

Canada / 21 April 2019

Ask the Lord to grow the OMF Canada Serve Asia team. In particular, pray for the provision of a Lead Serve Asia Coordinator (LSAC). Until then, intercede for Melissa as she serves as the interim LSAC in addition to her other responsibilities.

Mekong Minorities / 20 April 2019

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).

Canada / 19 April 2019

Praise the Lord answering prayer by providing well qualified volunteers to fill roles in the OMF Canada office. May there be mutual edification as we serve with one another.

Skylands / 19 April 2019

God, even where the church is small and struggling, we pray that these few believers would be revived and impassioned to see the gospel spread among non-believers.

Japan / 19 April 2019

Thank the Lord for good camps during March through the ministry of KGK (Kirisuto-sha Gakusei Kai), a Japanese student ministry. Some students shared how God used them to witness, relationships were strengthened, and challenging Bible teaching was heard and responded to. Pray that this fruit will continue into the new year, and that the Lord […]

Cambodia / 19 April 2019

Pray for the effective training and ongoing mentoring of local Cambodian church leaders. Research from 2012 showed only 33 percent of church leaders had read the whole Bible and 10 percent did not even have their own Bible. Ask God to provide more Bibles for these Christian leaders and for those who do have a […]

Urban China / 18 April 2019

While Urban China suffers under its infamous pollution levels, Lord, we ask that You will raise up people to come and help China tackle this. May Christians with this skillset consider coming and giving their life to, not just the pollution of the air, but also pollution of the heart.

East Asia’s Muslims / 18 April 2019

China’s Muslims love to eat noodles and flat bread. Praise God that he cares for our needs and pray for his daily provision for the 23 million Muslims living in China’s Silk Road regions.

Canada / 17 April 2019

Intercede for the many OMF Canada Serve Asia (short-term) teams and individual workers going out over the next few weeks – for spiritual, mental and emotional preparedness to be used by God and to learn. Pray also for the Serve Asia Coordinators as they give training and assist with final practical details.

China / 17 April 2019

Thank you God giving many churches in China a tremendous passion for missions! Please help them grow and learn as they do more missions sending. Enable them to equip and support their workers well as they send them to other peoples around the world.

Singapore / 16 April 2019

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.

Japan / 16 April 2019

Lift up the ministry of Hiragishi Izumi Church in Sapporo, Japan. Praise God a 70-year-old woman who has started a Bible study with a missionary. Pray that God would bless the upcoming evangelistic Easter service, the start of a twice-monthly mums and tots group, and a Sunday School. Pray for many families to be led […]

Cambodia / 16 April 2019

Pray that the Lord will send a hunger for the Word of God among the Khmer people in Koh Nheak, Cambodia and therefore a desire to know the living God through Bible study. Pray for whole families to come to faith in Christ, get baptized and serve God alone in a challenging environment.

East Asia’s Muslims / 15 April 2019

God, please help Christians living in Muslim areas to start businesses that will bless their customers, employees, communities, and investors. Please help these entrepreneurs as they work through legal and financial challenges for their businesses.

New Zealand / 14 April 2019

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.

East Asia’s Muslims / 14 April 2019

The Salar are China’s sixth-largest Muslim people group, with a population of around 131,000. It is said that they originally came to China from Central Asia by following a white camel carrying a hand-copied Qu’ran. Pray for God’s blessing upon this special people.

Malaysia / 13 April 2019

Lord, thank you for your church and people in Malaysia. We praise you for the ways that Malaysians are sharing your good news with different peoples all over the world. Please grow and strengthen your church in their generous hearts for peoples of all nations.

Japan / 13 April 2019

Give thanks for many amazing short term workers who bring much encouragement and practical help to their field hosts and their ministries in Japan. Also, give thanks to the Lord for the eight or nine prayer teams planning to come to Japan this year. May the Lord help team members to gain good insight, pray […]

Cambodia / 13 April 2019

Pray that Christian workers can make the most of opportunities to spend time with local contacts and families over the Khmer New Year holidays in April.

Indonesia / 12 April 2019

Indonesia has been hit with many kinds of disasters one after another. Many people are traumatized, in fear and spiritually anxious, there is great need for spiritual assurance as well as material relief. Lord, please help the social and religious organizations that are actively helping out. We pray that the Indonesian church may grow in […]

Australia / 11 April 2019

Lord we pray that you will provide a new State Ministry Leader for Victoria by the end of the year and a new Media Coordinator by the middle of the year.

Japan / 10 April 2019

Many churches and pastors in Hokkaido, Japan go through changes in April. Some pastors are retiring: may they finish well and continue to be a godly influence. Others are changing churches or starting their first assignment: ask for God to guide them in this time of transition and new beginnings. Some churches will need to […]

Cambodia / 10 April 2019

Praise God for the successful launch of the Khmer language Kairos missions course in March in Cambodia. Ask God to use the course to give Cambodian believers a desire to make the gospel known among those who have not heard.

East Asia’s Muslims / 10 April 2019

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 quality of life for China’s Muslims.

Vietnam / 10 April 2019

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.

Canada / 09 April 2019

Pray for continued growth of OMF Canada’s Serve Asia (short term mission) team. Ask the Lord to provide a Lead Serve Asia Coordinator (LSAC) and additional Serve Asia Coordinators. Also pray for Melissa as she serve as the interim LSAC in addition to her other responsibilities.

Thailand / 09 April 2019

Lord, thank you for leaders of the Thai church. Please fill them with your peace, love for you, humbleness, and passion for the lost. Help them lead the churches effectively including empowering others to become leaders.

Canada / 08 April 2019

Perspectives on the World Christian Movement is a 15-week course designed to help attendees understand God’s plan for the world and how he wants each person involved. Pray that students currently enrolled in the class will hear God speaking to them and become active participants in God’s mission.

Philippines / 08 April 2019

We praise you God for several mission events and opportunities for the team to preach on missions in several churches in Iloilo City and Bacolod City this year. Please develop sustained partnerships as the team continues to work with these churches.

Canada / 07 April 2019

Intercede for OMF Canada appointees currently in partnership development. May the Lord provide the necessary funds so that they can begin their ministries in Asia and Canada.

Philippines / 07 April 2019

Pray for our colleague ‘Jane’. She has participated in a number of vision trips to different fields – both the Philippines and elsewhere. May the Lord show her clearly where she will serve next.

Myanmar / 07 April 2019

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

East Asia’s Muslims / 06 April 2019

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

Australia / 06 April 2019

Lift up OMF Australia’s Candidates Course being held April 8-18 with three new Candidates: Erin Irvine (Japan) and Jason and Cindy Eow with Audrey and Caleb (Japan). Please also pray for the volunteer child care workers – Meredith Teo and Jess Dolby – each day during the course to have the strength, energy, and discernment […]

Canada / 06 April 2019

Please pray for abundant provision for all OMF Canada members. Many home side staff members serving in vital roles remain under-supported.

Philippines / 06 April 2019

Pray for God’s direction and provision for OMF Philippines workers who are ending their home assignments or processing their clearances to move back to their field or to a new field.

Cambodia / 06 April 2019

Lord, we pray for greater harvest; may many more men and women turn from fear to receive freedom in Christ.

Australia / 05 April 2019

Please pray for good, fruitful follow up from an OMF worker’s visit to four Australian states in March for State Conferences. Ask God to use these visits to raise up new workers to reach the unreached people of East Asia.

Canada / 05 April 2019

Pray for God to raise up more willing and suitable applicants for long-term service with OMF.

Philippines / 05 April 2019

Pray for the preparations for the OMF Philippines event on April 9 to mobilize cross-culture work within the Philippines. Lift up those involved in the program: theme speakers, workshop facilitators, testimony givers, and those in charge of the worship, prayer time, challenges, and logistics. Thank the Lord that more than the original goal of 60 […]

Taiwan / 05 April 2019

Thank you, Lord, for mobilizing people to multiply church planting ministries in rural townships. We pray that more people will capture that vision and continue the good work.

Canada / 04 April 2019

Ask God to supply a large team of OMF Canada advocates, alumni and mentors to help in mobilizing the prayer, workers, and support needed to reach East Asians with the gospel.

Vietnam / 04 April 2019

Some young Vietnamese Christian leaders desire to study abroad at Bible schools or seminaries in places like Singapore or the Philippines. Such opportunities require a good grasp of English and provision of the required finances, but the experiences are often hugely impactful in the lives of the leaders who go. Thank God for the opportunities […]

Philippines / 04 April 2019

Thank the Lord for enabling OMF Philippines workers to submit their stories and prayer concerns for the new prayer booklet on time. With the help of volunteers who did editing and the layout, the booklet is now in the printing stage, in time for use on April 9. Pray that the booklet will serve its […]

South Korea / 04 April 2019

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.

Vietnam / 03 April 2019

Thank God that there are three legal, openly operating Bible schools in Vietnam. Pray that these schools can work well together, across various like-minded denominations. Pray for the Lord to use the recent group of graduates to bear fruit in their communities. Lift up 40 new students who are in their first year of study […]

Philippines / 03 April 2019

Praise God for answered prayer: God brought more intercessors to join the China Prayer Meeting in the Philippines (see March 14 item)! For the past several years we never reached 10, but the March 19 meeting had twelve people! Pray for the regular attendees and those who recently joined, that God will continue to give […]

Switzerland / 03 April 2019

Since 2015, OMF Switzerland has prayed to send 20 women and 20 men for long-term service in Asia, as well as 200 Serve Asia workers, by 2020. Until now, God has given 9 women and 7 men for long-term service and 113 Serve Asia workers. Ask God to call more Swiss believers to serve with […]

DPRK / 03 April 2019

Lord, break the power of idols in the DPRK. Show North Koreans that there is power in the name of Jesus, and turn their worship to you.

Vietnam / 02 April 2019

Believers in Vietnam are working hard to translate sections of the Bible (text and audio form) into minority languages which currently do not have a Bible or do not have a complete Bible. People are also working to translate the Bible into sign language videos. Pray for the translators to have perseverance, wisdom and insight […]

Philippines / 02 April 2019

The OMF Baguio Home was turned over to the Philippines Home Council (PHC) on March 30. Pray for clearer vision from God for the next steps – both for the PHC and for the couple who have been faithfully serving as guest house managers.

Switzerland / 02 April 2019

Pray for God to provide the right person as an apprentice (commercial clerk) for the OMF Switzerland office in Uster. Several young people have shown interest and a decision has to be made by by the end of March. The apprenticeship will start in August.

Japan / 02 April 2019

Lord, may Japanese Christians be salt and light wherever you have placed them. Empower them as your witnesses and give them the boldness to speak of you in a society where faith is not often talked about.

Switzerland / 01 April 2019

Lift up Dolfi and Marianne A., workers from OMF Switzerland working in the Philippines, who are preparing for home assignment beginning in early April. They are handing over their ministries among the Manobo to local people now. Pray for a good close to their time in the Philippines for this term and a good start […]

Hong Kong / 01 April 2019

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.

New Horizons / 31 March 2019

Lift up D and N serving in Myanmar. Pray that they would develop skill with the language and Spirit-filled lives that testify to God’s goodness.

New Horizons / 30 March 2019

We are grateful to the Lord for the service of Yuki and Karla from Brazil in Cambodia with OMF. Pray that their relationships with Khmer people would bring kingdom fruit.

Switzerland / 30 March 2019

Praise God for the OMF Asian Missions Day 16 March in Thun, Switzerland. It was the first time that such an event took place in Thun and about 150 people including children attended. Pray for good follow up of those who attended.

Belgium / 30 March 2019

Lord, we pray for the missionaries serving in East Asia. We pray for your protection over them. Give them clear opportunities to plant the seeds of your Word.

New Horizons / 29 March 2019

As the New Horizons core team separates today to return to their areas of service pray that they leave refreshed, inspired and delighted in God.

New Horizons / 29 March 2019

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 / 28 March 2019

Thank you the Lord for many Latin Americans who are showing interest in short-term trips. May they follow His lead, and may He provide all their needs.

East Asia’s Diaspora / 28 March 2019

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

New Horizons / 27 March 2019

Continue to pray for the New Horizons team as they meet in Toronto. May God build them together and enable good plans to be laid for the near future.

United Kingdom and Ireland / 27 March 2019

Lord, would you grant wisdom to those in government in the UK. As leaving the EU is negotiated, give them clarity of mind and foresight to make wise decisions for the good of the nation and its people

New Horizons / 26 March 2019

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.

Switzerland / 26 March 2019

We pray for new workers, for both short-term and long-term missions. Call your children, Lord, to be sent out into your harvest.

New Horizons / 25 March 2019

Thank our Heavenly Father (in faith) for the safe arrival of the New Horizons team for their team meeting in Toronto, beginning today. Ask Him to grant the team unity of purpose and clarity of vision.

South Africa / 25 March 2019

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

New Horizons / 24 March 2019

As the New Horizons team members make their way to Toronto for their team retreat, pray for straightforward journeys.

Netherlands / 24 March 2019

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.

Canada / 24 March 2019

Praise the Lord for the 23-member Connections East Asia team. May God deepen their relationships with the local ethnic Canadian churches they serve in order to see effective outreach to their own people, as well as cross-culturally.

New Horizons / 23 March 2019

Pray for the 300-400 Ukrainians gathering in Odessa today to consider the possibility of missions involvement. May the Lord lead, guide and inspire.

Germany / 23 March 2019

We are very grateful for our committed volunteers. Throughout Germany, there are various teams of volunteers that enthusiastically carry responsibilities and tasks. We ask you Jesus for good communications and teamwork.

Canada / 23 March 2019

Ask the Lord to grow the OMF Canada Serve Asia team. In particular, pray for the provision of a Lead Serve Asia Coordinator (LSAC). Until then, intercede for Melissa as she serves as the interim LSAC in addition to her other responsibilities.

New Horizons / 22 March 2019

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

Canada / 22 March 2019

Thank God for the seven new OMF Canada appointees who are preparing to serve in Asia and Canada. Ask God to strengthen them and give them abundant wisdom as they develop their financial and prayer support teams.

United States / 22 March 2019

The Equipping team focuses on coaching potential long-term workers. Lord, please help them journey with the 266 people they connected with in 2018 and many more in 2019.

New Horizons / 21 March 2019

Thank the Lord that the biography of JO Fraser has been successfully published in Swedish. May it be used to draw Swedish speakers into a deep ministry of prayer for the world.

Canada / 21 March 2019

Ask the Lord to speak into the lives of recent contacts OMF Canada representatives have met at Mission Fests, Urbana and other gatherings. May those led to serve with OMF have an ever-increasing passion for God’s mission.

Canada / 21 March 2019

Lord, please give wisdom and help to Bible colleges and seminaries across Canada which are experiencing a decreasing enrollment and declining interest in missions training. We pray for good partnerships with churches, seminaries and Bible colleges to prepare people for ministry in East Asia and in Canada.

New Horizons / 20 March 2019

Give thanks that parts of the OMF website are available in French, Italian and Portuguese. May people speaking these languages stumble across these sites and be inspired.

Canada / 20 March 2019

Pray for guidance for Susan, an OMF volunteer in eastern Canada, as she leads a team preparing for the Jesus to the Nations missions conference, March 29 – April 1, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Also, ask for God to lead people to attend, that they may be blessed and challenged.

Mekong Minorities / 20 March 2019

Lord, we pray for the 58 neglected people groups in Laos and we praise you that You have not overlooked them. We pray for the initiative that has been started and hopes to see about 70% of these peoples engaged in the next 5 years.

New Horizons / 19 March 2019

We give thanks for Ruth from Uganda serving in Nairobi amongst the Chinese diaspora there. May her conversations be seasoned with God’s love and grace.

Skylands / 19 March 2019

God, even where the church is small and struggling, we pray that these few believers would be revived and impassioned to see the gospel spread among non-believers.

New Horizons / 18 March 2019

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.

Urban China / 18 March 2019

With 1 billion people flocking to China’s cities by 2030, searching for hope, searching for the ‘better life’, Lord, we ask for a massive inflow of believers to come and serve there, for the Urban Chinese church to stand up, that what is found in the city, Lord, is You.

New Horizons / 17 March 2019

Lift up L from Brazil. Ask the Lord that as she learns the language of the big country she is serving in that she would retain what she is taught. Pray that the students she interacts with would be open to hearing more about the good news of Jesus.

China / 17 March 2019

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.

New Horizons / 16 March 2019

Thank the Lord for Marilyn and Joyce who oversee the candidate process for many applicants. May they know His wisdom and support. Pray also for their husbands Calvin and Jon who are part of OMF’s International Leadership Team.

Singapore / 16 March 2019

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.

New Horizons / 15 March 2019

Prayer for Richard, our finance manager, and ask that he would be granted skill as he juggles the different responsibilities he has.

Australia / 15 March 2019

Thank the Lord for the people who attended the State Conference held in Sydney earlier this month. Ask that God many would be praying about a call to take the good news to East Asia.

East Asia’s Muslims / 15 March 2019

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

New Horizons / 14 March 2019

H and M from India are coming to the end of a training time in Singapore. Pray that God will help them retain all that they have learnt, and incorporate that into their missions practice.

Philippines / 14 March 2019

A group has been meeting in the Philippines on the third week, every other month, to pray for China. However, the number of attendees has been dwindling recently. Ask God to bring more intercessors to join the prayer meeting group this month and also to encourage those who have been attending, even if they are […]

Australia / 14 March 2019

Pray that God would guide and help in the development of OMF’s missional business focus throughout this year.

New Zealand / 14 March 2019

God, we praise for each person OMF New Zealand is helping to send to Asia to serve short term or long term. We ask you to provide more short term workers, long term workers and volunteers.

New Horizons / 13 March 2019

H and L coordinate strategy for a big country in Asia. They are currently on Home Assignment in Tennessee. Prayer that many of their supporters catch the vision for New Horizons work in their country of focus.

Philippines / 13 March 2019

A plan to gather stories and prayer items about a certain people group is under way. These stories will be used in an OMF Philippines mobilization event in April. Pray that all the articles will be completed soon and ask for God to give guidance and inspiration to field workers as they write these articles.

Australia / 13 March 2019

OMF Australia needs two key roles to be filled in the coming months. Ask God to raise up a new State Ministry Leader for Victoria by the end of 2019 and a new Media Coordinator by the middle of this year.

Malaysia / 13 March 2019

Thank you God for growing unity and churches praying together for/in Malaysia.

New Horizons / 12 March 2019

Pray that we would see God raise up a full-time mobiliser in Latin America.

Philippines / 12 March 2019

Thank the Lord for the volunteers using their skills and availability to help in needed areas in the OMF Philippines’ mobilization efforts. Ask God to bless them and that they would not tire in extending their help.

Australia / 12 March 2019

Ask the Lord to anoint David, the Western Australia Ministry Leader, as he speaks at a missions weekend at Subiaco Church (March 23-24) and Perth Chinese Christian Church (March 30-31). May the Holy Spirit work powerfully through the words spoken to raise up more workers for the harvest field.

Indonesia / 12 March 2019

God, we pray for the Indonesian church to be earnestly interceding for the election of president and legislators in April 2019.

New Horizons / 11 March 2019

Daniel Salamu and his wife serve with SIM in Accra, Ghana, where they engage in missions mobilisation work for particular for SIM and OMF. Pray that they would have wisdom and understanding.

Philippines / 11 March 2019

Thank God for a fruitful time that the OMF Philippines Executive Director and Candidates Coordinator had with two Filipino home church leaders who are candidates for serving in Japan. Lift up this couple as they prepare to serve cross-culturally. Ask God to provide all of their needs.

Australia / 11 March 2019

Please pray for the Western Australia Mission Conference on March 16. Ask God to bless all the preparations beforehand and raise up the required volunteers (especially childcare workers). Pray also that many would register and be impacted through the messages, electives and connections made.

Australia / 11 March 2019

Lord, thank you for the young people who are putting themselves out there to explore missions through short-term trips, discussion groups and mission conferences. Please give the mobilisers wisdom as they look to actively engage and advise new enquirers and applicants.

New Horizons / 10 March 2019

G is seeking to bring God’s blessing in a Muslim-majority country. Please pray that her connections with local believers will be a wonderful partnership and a testimony of your uniting power.

Philippines / 10 March 2019

Thank the Lord for a number of applicants for the Japan Vision Trip. Lift up the Serve Asia Coordinators as they discern if the applicants are a good fit for this vision trip and try to journey well with each applicant.

Australia / 10 March 2019

Intercede for Nic Crook, Queensland Ministry Leader, as he has a number of preaching spots and Bible college opportunities coming up. Ask for God to give Nic eyes to see and ears to listen as he speaks to people about East Asia’s needs, especially the need for the gospel.

Vietnam / 10 March 2019

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.

Canada / 09 March 2019

Please pray for Nancy, Gwyn and Gordon as they prepare for Candidate Course this month. Ask that God will prepare the candidates for this course that they will learn well and absorb the information pertinent to them.

New Horizons / 09 March 2019

D is a full-time missions mobiliser in a big country in East Asia. Pray that the Lord would protect her, energise her and give her much fruit.

Philippines / 09 March 2019

Praise the Lord for a church group who had seven members join the Asian Frontiers Missions Conference in December. They have contacted OMF Philippines about hosting an informational forum focused on cross-cultural missions and Serve Asia. Ask God to guide them as they consider joining a vision trip and consider long-term involvement.

Australia / 09 March 2019

Two Easter conventions are coming up in Queensland. Ask God to send people who are interested in serving the Lord in Southeast Asia.

Thailand / 09 March 2019

God, thank you for growing your church among many minority groups. Please help these Christians to share the gospel with others throughout Thailand, especially as they move throughout the country for employment and education.

Canada / 08 March 2019

There are currently a number of successors needed for several home side roles – Retiree Care, Atlantic and Saskatchewan Regional Ministry Coordinators, and Candidate Coordinator Assistant. Please pray for skillful people to take on these positions.

Philippines / 08 March 2019

OMF workers who are involved in medical ministry seek to be salt and light in the communities they work in (Matthew 5.) God, please give them opportunities to share the gospel with these communities.

New Horizons / 08 March 2019

Please pray that Andrea Roldan who leads the New Horizon team would have much wisdom. The next team meeting is at the end of March.

Philippines / 08 March 2019

Ask God to enable the OMF Philippines Mobilization Team and give them ideas on how to follow-up those with those attended the Asian Frontiers Missions Conference in December.

Australia / 08 March 2019

Lift up the Queensland State Conference in Brisbane on March 9th. A few new people to the conference have registered, as well as the regulars. We pray that out of the conference that not only new contacts will be made, but that God would provide new people to journey with as they step out in […]

Canada / 07 March 2019

Please ask God to raise up many more suitable and willing applicants for long-term service.

Myanmar / 07 March 2019

Lord, hear the cry of the little children. Please provide for their daily necessities, including food, as over a-third of the children are malnourished. Also, please use those who are working among children to bring spiritual nourishment and a lasting hope.

New Horizons / 07 March 2019

Thank God for the faithfulness of Seeiyan (Kenya) as she serves in Cambodia. Pray that she will have much skill with learning the language, and that He will bless her home church in the Masai Mara with much growth.

Canada / 06 March 2019

Following several missions events, please pray that God continues to move in the hearts and lives of those who have indicated interest in missions. Please ask for wisdom and insight as the team follow up with each one and that they might work with God for his Kingdom’s sake and for the blessing of those […]

Cambodia / 06 March 2019

Have mercy, Lord. We ask for spiritual breakthrough in those parts of the country which are still very closed to the good news.

New Horizons / 06 March 2019

Praise God for our partnerships in India. Please ask for God’s blessing for two people as they move through the candidate process.

Canada / 05 March 2019

Please pray for peace, wisdom and extra strength as the Finance Team prepare for the annual audit.

Taiwan / 05 March 2019

Thank you, Lord, for increased awareness among Taiwanese churches of unreached groups. Some local churches are starting ministries outside their previous areas of influence and comfort.

New Horizons / 05 March 2019

The MMK missions conference takes place in Ukraine at the end of this month. Please pray for our friends and colleagues involved. Please ask God to give wisdom, passion and inspiration to all the speakers.

Canada / 04 March 2019

Praise God for the financial provision for OMF Canada in 2018, which was beyond what was expected.

South Korea / 04 March 2019

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

New Horizons / 04 March 2019

A long-term candidate from France is studying in Wales this year – please pray for her as she studies and improves her English.

DPRK / 03 March 2019

Lord, we all fall short of your glory. Please give the people of the DPRK humility to admit any wrongdoing. Extend your grace to them as they acknowledge their sins.

New Horizons / 03 March 2019

Please pray for fruitfulness for our partner agency in Brazil, SEPAL, and for wise and Godly leadership.

Japan / 02 March 2019

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.

New Horizons / 02 March 2019

Please pray that the New Horizons team at the UK National Conference will make good connections with friends new and old.

New Horizons / 01 March 2019

Please pray that the meeting tonight in Milan with someone exploring serving in Japan will go well, and that we will have a clear indication of the next steps in her journey.

Hong Kong / 01 March 2019

Give us wisdom in producing Chinese literature to encourage the different generations. We pray for creative channels through which the publications may reach out in an effective way.

East Asia’s Diaspora / 28 February 2019

Lord, you make all things possible. We pray for the Asian believers returning home. May they be emboldened by your spirit to be effective witnesses for their families and friends. We pray that their faith will be strengthened, that their passion for you will remain strong, and they will be missional and bring the gospel […]

United Kingdom & Ireland / 27 February 2019

Father, we thank you for the churches focused on church planting in the UK. We ask that they would be open to learning from cross-cultural church planters, in order to enhance local mission and encourage their engagement in global mission.

Switzerland / 26 February 2019

We pray for the missionaries who are coming back from the field with their families. Please help them to settle well and build up a good network of friends and churches. May their children, who grew up in other countries, find their place back in Switzerland, and be surrounded by loving friends and youth groups.

South Africa / 25 February 2019

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

Netherlands / 24 February 2019

OMF Netherlands is preparing for the OMF Mission Event on April 13th. This is a large event that requires a lot of our limited resourses (people, finance etc). God, please give the team wisdom and strength as they work for this event.

Germany / 23 February 2019

As OMF Germany transitions to a new National Director (Armin and Heike Messer) we ask you Lord for wisdom and grace as we (Hans Walter Ritter and Matthias Holighaus) are handing over our responsibilities.

United States / 22 February 2019

Lord, thank you for the people you are preparing to join the ministry to East Asia’s peoples. Please develop each of them to be ready for the work ahead of them.

Canada / 21 February 2019

We ask that you raise up a new generation of prayer partners for mission and missionaries.

Mekong Minorities / 20 February 2019

Please Lord, make the Bunu thirsty for You and let them return to You, the fountain of living waters.

Skylands / 19 February 2019

God, we remember Tibetan believers who face much misunderstanding and pressure from their families and the wider community. Please help them to lean on you as they face intense challenges.

Urban China / 18 February 2019

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

China / 17 February 2019

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 February 2019