Prayer & Praise Report

Prayer Request

  • Grace and favor on our partners in Bible Translation. That’s our prayer for you!
  • Comfort for Kevin’s sister Karen, as she continues through this first year without her husband John, who passed away on June 24, 2014.
  • Physical and Spiritual vitality for Notsi translators as they record the Gospel of John while continuing with translating other New Testament books.
  • Family members living with chronic illness such as diabetes, high blood pressure and other ailments.
  • Our plans to visit partners in ministry and that we ‘ll have funds needed to purchase return tickets to Papua New Guinea.
  • Spiritual growth of lay Christians among the Notsi, especially those involved in Bible translation.
  • Gertrude—as she begins to consider the scope of her role in literacy and education with leadership back in PNG
  • Jesus Film—Develop the script from the Gospel of Luke and other text and dub it into the Jesus film.
  • Partners in ministry for new Wycliffe missionaries—for prayer and finances.
  • Safety in our travels as we travel around the country visiting family and partners in ministry.
  • Wisdom and proactive approach of local church leadership in appointing local people to train in Bible translation and literacy—committed people who are able to assist with Bible ranslation.
  • Guest house managers to come serve long-term in PNG—especially in Kokopo and Kavieng
  • Finishing the Notsi New Testament in five to seven years and leaving a team in place to complete the Old Testament.
  • Kevin and Gertrude’s spiritual and physical health.

Praise Report

  • God continues to reward our faith in His provision.
  • God comforts us in our grief and gives grace.
  • Funding needs for special projects are being met.
  • We have a great team of prayer partners.
  • We have spiritual and physical vitality.
  • Thank God for His people who give faithfully to our ministry.
  • We’re back up to three Notsi translators.
  • Kevin and the translators finished consultant check on The Gospel of Luke. Over 38% of the New Testament is completed.
  • We continue to be blessed by reading through the Bible together in one year.
  • Introduction of a new phonics method is helping local teachers to teach reading and writing in home languages.
  • Gertrude’s academic success.

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