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Latest Prayer Requests

Each week, we feature prayer requests from our North American missions personnel and SBC chaplains. To get these requests from our missionaries and chaplains in your inbox each Wednesday, subscribe to our prayer newsletter.


Please pray for me as I earn four units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) and minister to service members, veterans and their families at the Naval Medical Center and the VA Medical Center in San Diego in the midst of this pandemic. In addition, my wife, Tammy, and I are helping to plant Pillar Church San Diego.

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Pray that visitors and volunteers can return to the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women soon. Pray the ladies who have COVID-19 will get well soon and that it doesn’t spread. Pray my volunteer chaplains are allowed to return to minister.

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Please pray for one of our ESL students and her family as they deal with immigration problems. Pray for peace and provision. Please pray for wisdom for us as we minister to this family.

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Please pray for the ethnic churches we have been training in evangelism, discipleship and group formation. Pray those leaders will put into practice within their churches what they have learned. Pray we see a great increase in the kingdom as many ethnic neighbors come to faith in the Lord. Please keep praying the Lord will lead us to persons of peace within the Hindu and Muslim communities here in the Upstate.

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Pray that the Holy Spirit touches the hearts of the people with whom we come in contact so they will visit our church, Iglesia Bautista Agape, and respond to the message of salvation.

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Please pray new families in our church and community will meet Christ. Please also pray for future church plants.

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Please pray that I will be a faithful witness for Christ as I serve and live with soldiers in the Middle East during most of 2021. Please also ask God to fill my wife (Laura) and children (Anna, Nathan, Jonathan and Rachel) with joy and peace as they trust the Lord during our time of separation.

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Please pray for my wife as she recovers from a bad bout with COVID-19 and pneumonia.

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Our 4-year-old son, Banner, is experiencing cognitive delay issues. We are having him tested to determine if he is on the autism spectrum. Please pray we can get some answers so we can get him the help he needs. Pray he will do well with the various therapies he is currently in.

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Prayers and praises for all those who gave to the WMU Christmas in August project for Amador Pregnancy & Family Services Center and Victory Village for Vets. May they and their families be blessed for sharing the love of Christ with those in need.

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Please pray for us as we continue to figure out how we can do community outreach during this pandemic. Pray God will give us wisdom as we set a date for our marriage enrichment retreat. Pray that 10–20 couples will attend the event and that couples will come to faith in Christ as the gospel is presented. Our clothing closet ministry brings in 50–125 people monthly. Pray for wisdom and boldness for our members to engage others in gospel conversations and that some may come to know the Lord through this ministry. Pray that through our “64 Evangelism Campaign,” 64 people will come to know Jesus as their Savior through our one-on-one evangelism, small groups and ministry outreach programs. Pray that God will provide for our building and personal needs.

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Madison is a teenage girl caught in the crossfire between feuding parents. Madison has said some dangerously dark, despairing things about herself of late, and her boyfriend (a cadet) is trying to help her but it is over his head. Pray that Madison will reach out for the counseling available to her and even seize an opportunity to travel out of the area for an extended visit with friends or family, if that is the best path for now.

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I have been approached by Slidell Memorial Hospital about starting a chaplain program there. I have interviewed with them twice and await their decision. I would appreciate your prayers for the Lord’s direction and sustaining grace.

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Please pray for me as I recover from surgery. My wife is a nurse in a hospital. Please pray for her health. Red Deer Church has been providing online worship services since May. Please pray for the fiscal and spiritual health of the church and her members.

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Happy New Year! Thank you for your prayers! Please pray for my parents. Both are in their 80s and both tested positive for COVID-19 on New Year’s Day. They have symptoms. Pray the virus does not impact their lungs. Pray for Volunteer High School, where students will be launching First Priority this month. Pray God will raise up leaders and prepare hearts to receive the gospel. Pray for our students, school administrators and teachers as COVID is very bad here in Tennessee. Pray schools will be able to open and function and that adults and students will be safe. Please continue to pray the donated land will sell. Pray for First Priority and our 2021 goals: Growth, financial stability and students accepting Jesus. We are ministering to a foreign student who attends our local college. Pray that he will come to know Christ as his Savior. Pray our First Priority clubs will be able to meet this semester and that leaders will be bold in sharing the gospel with their peers.

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