In an effort to counter this mentality, we recently devoted an entire school year to studying the cultures of other areas of the world, with special attention devoted to missions and prayer. Now back on our regular schedule, we maintain this mission-minded, “outward and upward” focus through the Bagasao Children’s Prayer Club.
Each week we study a different culture, whether an entire country, a small region, or a people group that crosses borders. We are particularly mindful of their spiritual situation and their faith needs. We then spend time each morning in prayer to our Almighty God for those people.
The children summarize their studies in a brief blog entry, including information about the culture and faith, the people’s struggles and triumphs, and missionary efforts in that area. They also make their personal prayer requests known on behalf of those people. They generally include links for further study and occasionally offer ways to become further involved, such as when they made parachutes for Columbian aviation missions. All Prayer Club entries are written by the children. Their hope is to encourage others to pray for these people and the missionaries that serve them.
We invite you to join us each week in prayer for the souls of God’s created. (True to form, we do miss weeks here, and there, but don’t stop praying!) Simply subscribe to the Notable Blogger, or drop on by to check out the latest Prayer Club activity.
I Timothy 2: 1, 3: I urge then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession, and thanksgiving be made for everyone. This is good and pleases God our Savior, who wants all men to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth.