That the Lord would send more workers to the mission fields
around the world, to Japan, and to our church planting team for Osaka.
That the hearts of the Japanese would be opened to hear the
gospel of Jesus Christ.
That the Lord would work in the hearts of Japanese pastors
and lay Christians to give them a burning desire to share their faith with
those around them. That the Japanese believers might be filled with the
That the church in Japan might have fellowship and unity
that transcends denominational divisions and doctrinal disputes.
That the Lord would give us wisdom for the ministry here so
that our efforts to share the love of Jesus Christ might be as effective as
That the Lord would draw us ever closer to Him so that we
might walk with Him daily in all ways. That He might pour His Holy
Spirit out on us to equip us with all that is needed for the ministry here.
That the Lord would use the mountain of evangelistic
literature and tapes that have been distributed over the years for His glory
by leading Japanese to hear the message of hope and salvation through Jesus
That the Lord would help new workers coming to the field to
get established, to learn the language, and to minister effectively as soon
as possible. Pray that they would have the financial support that they
need and that the Lord would watch over and protect and guide their families
in all things.
For the Lord to be glorified in all that we do and for us to
know Him better day by day.