Dear friends,

In the past I have asked you to pray DWBS for Messiah. Pray that we will have a DEEPER walk with Jesus. Pray that we will have a WIDER impact for His glory. Pray that we will grow into a BIGGER church. Pray that we will get SMALLER by developing Bible-studies and mentoring relationships and friendships.

Today I want to share with you about the privilege of becoming smaller in a different sense – a way to become smaller so that we become wider to the glory of God – sending and partnering with missionaries.

B**** is serving in *s**. He is a career missionary and he was part of our congregation for a time before he left. It is a great privilege and joy to get smaller so we will have a wider, “to the ends of the earth” impact for the good of people and to the glory of God. Please pray for B****

P and J are long-term missionaries sent from Messiah. They visited with us last summer. Please pray for them!

Kendra and Jeremy were part of Messiah for over a decade. They have been serving in Zambia with Operation Mobilization for nearly a year. Please pray for them!

Steve, with his wife, Stella, are living in Nigeria. Please pray for an open door for Steve in teaching and training pastors and church leaders.

Richard has a city ministry in Ottawa and across the country in mobilizing and equipping pastors and churches to come together in prayer and in evangelism. Please pray for him.

Please pray for Paul, recently returned home after serving with YWAM (Youth with a Mission) in the Middle East.

The following are not from Messiah, but have close connections to us. Please pray for Norm and Audrey in Angola; Aaron in Jerusalem; Robbie and Malia in Canada supporting their ministry to orphaned boys in Uganda and D**** in London.

Please pray for me as I minister and preach in Angola this week. By the time you read this I will have preached at an open-air church service today via a translator.

Please pray that the Lord will grow in Messiah a heart for our city and a heart for the world – both our Christian brothers and sisters around the world, but also the sheer need of many. We may not have much to give, but we can and should pray.

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