Pray that churches and Taiwanese Christians will be ready to share the hope and peace they have in Christ.
Taiwan / 19 May 2020
With all short-term teams to Taiwan cancelled for the summer, many special outreaches are also cancelled. OMF workers in Taiwan are wondering what they can do with limited help to reach out to local schools or communities during that time. Pray for wisdom and creativity for how to make the most of whatever opportunities arise.
Taiwan / 16 May 2020
Pray for OMF Taiwan workers to have all of the prayer, financial and practical support they need to continue in their ministry. Home assignment is usually a vital time to renew connections with supporters and to engage with new churches.
Taiwan / 13 May 2020
Pray for OMF Taiwan members who have had to cancel their planned home assignments, and for those who are “stuck” on home assignment and unable to return to Taiwan. May they “wait well” during this time of uncertainty. Pray particularly for those who had planned to return home to visit sick family members and are now unable to do so.
Taiwan / 27 February 2020
One result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Asia is that governments, such as those in Taiwan, have extended the Spring Festival holiday and added more weeks of school to the end of the school year. This change is causing some logistical challenges for short-term Serve Asia teams and long-term workers who are planning summer camps that usually start the week or two after the scheduled end of the school year. Pray for wisdom in how to handle these changes. Pray also that these kinds of camps could still be held in Taiwan and in other parts of East Asia this summer.
Taiwan / 18 February 2020
Like most of East Asia, the OMF Taiwan team is poised to see how the coronavirus will influence life in Taiwan and the ministry there. Currently, there only 10 cases in Taiwan and no real panic, but facemasks are selling out in the Taipei area.
Taiwan / 15 February 2020
Many of OMF church plants in Taiwan are planning Summer camps involving Serve Asia teams at the end of the school year, but the government has just extended the school New Year break by two weeks and plans to add this on to the end of the school year. This extension will mean plans for summer camps and Serve Asia team timing will all need to be changed – even as the final dates are still unknown.
Taiwan / 12 February 2020
The OMF Taiwan field has seen an unusual number of people leave (or planning to leave) the field recently, which has been discouraging. Reasons include parents’ health, children’s education, health issues, or call to other work on the homeside or home church. Thus, despite many new arrivals our field numbers remain the same. Pray for the retention of workers and training of new leaders.
Taiwan / 09 February 2020
The OMF Taiwan Field Council meets February 10-11 in Kaohsiung. Pray for wise decisions and planning as the council meets.
Taiwan / 06 February 2020
Three sets of candidates for Taiwan have had visa complications recently. Please pray that they soon will be able to obtain the visas they need for Taiwan.
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