The wife of one of the believers we have been discipling came to our Bible study last week for the first time. She is not a believer and hasn’t been open but recently their newborn got sick and our small group of believers helped the baby get medicine. She came to say thank you as she was really touched by the love she saw through the body of Christ. She heard the full gospel as we studied the death and resurrection of Jesus and said she wants to come back next week! Pray the Holy Spirit will work in her heart throughout this week and that she would come to know Jesus as her Savior.
Please pray that God would put a deep desire in the hearts of the Matumbi believers to really know Jesus and to read His word during the week.
Please pray for a young Matumbi woman who received a Bible and has been reading it. Now she is asking her Christian friend to meet with her so that they can discuss it together. Pray for other women to join them and for the entrance of God’s Word to bring light.
Please pray for the Lord to deepen the commitment of disciples all throughout the Matumbi villages, commitment to Jesus Christ, commitment to making disciples, commitment to planting Christ-centered churches. Pray for the Lord to greatly bless and increase the spread of the gospel among them.
Please pray urgently for the completion of the recording of the Jesus Video in Matumbi this week. There were some delays initially and the recording team only has a week to be there. Pray that God powerfully uses this video to help Matumbi people come to faith in Christ.
Please pray for one Matumbi family who have heard the gospel for almost five years. They deeply love the Bible and Jesus. Please pray that they will confess faith in Christ and be baptised as a family, and that other families will follow their example.
Please pray that the Matumbi will no longer seek the help of witch doctors to relieve them from tormenting evil spirits, but will instead come to Christ for complete freedom and protection, deliverance and power.
Please pray that the people who attended the seminar for Matumbi disciple-makers will continue to spend time reading God’s Word and praying each day, deepening their own relationship with Christ.
We have been praying for more laborers for the Matumbi harvest field and God has answered in an amazing way! The Lord blessed the training of 50 Matumbi disciple makers last week. He broke down walls of division and brought unity among the believers. Five Matumbi Disciple- Making teams were organized by key locations, and each team appointed three representatives/ leaders who our team will be working with to do follow-up and ongoing mentoring and training. They went back to their different villages truly unified in love as one body in the Lord, equipped with a new vision and a practical plan in place to abide in Jesus first & foremost, and to obey the call to make disciples among their own people, together.
Praise God the first day of training in discipleship and disciple-making went well. Pray for the 47 people attending and for the trainer, Juma Richard. May there be lasting fruit!