SGA Prayer and Praise Items
21—Pray for missionary pastors and church workers in Tajikistan who spread the Gospel through ministry among rehabilitation centers, the homeless, orphans, and needy children. Pray for their safety, as ministry in Islamic lands can be very dangerous.
22—Lift up an SGA-sponsored missionary pastor in Armenia who is asking for prayer as the believers complete church construction, and also for the funds needed to finish. Pray that this new church will be a lighthouse for the Gospel in this poverty-stricken nation.
23—Pray for UECB church workers reaching out to the homeless and “social orphans” in Uzbekistan. Social orphans are those who have been removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect, or who have run away.
24—Intercede for the country of Georgia, as more workers are needed to sow and reap the harvest of believers. Ask the Lord to strengthen and encourage the hearts of evangelical believers there as they face significant opposition.
25—Pray for a missionary pastor from Azerbaijan and others like him who need funds to attend theological training in September. And my God will supply all your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus (Philippians 4:19).
26—Pray for SGA’s Beverly Braunsky and our mission’s finance department as the annual audit is this week. This is always a busy time, and we praise God for his steadfast guidance and blessing each year.
27—Lift up SGA’s senior missionaries—Ruth Deyneka Erdel, Rose Leonovich, Andrew Semenchuk, and Florence Daneliuk—as they continue to serve the Lord in their various ministries. Pray for continued healing as several are recovering from surgeries performed earlier this year.
28—Remember SGA’s Alex Pashkovets in prayer today. Alex serves as one of our church relations representatives, and serves as liaison for missionary pastors in Russia. We are thankful for the recent visit Alex made to the CIS, and for the encouragement he was to our brothers and sisters there.
29—As our 80th anniversary year enters its last quarter, pray for SGA president Bob Provost as he plans events to raise awareness of SGA’s ministries across the CIS. May the Lord grant us many new partners in the days ahead!
30—Please continue to pray for SGA’s advancement division as they continue to build online awareness through social media such as Facebook and Twitter. Ask for wisdom as we share what God is doing through our mission in Russia and her neighboring countries.
31—Reflection: We close August with this exhortation from Paul: We proclaim Him, admonishing every man and teaching every man with all wisdom, so that we may present every man complete in Christ (Colossians 1:28).