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 around them.
“Then will I purify the lips of the peoples, that all of them may call on the name of the Lord and serve Him shoulder to shoulder.”
– Zephaniah 3:9
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 children of other missionaries on the field.
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.
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 temptation.
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.