Evangelical Bible College of Malawi (EBCoM)
Principal, Pastor Robert Masikamu; Council Chairman, Pastor Paul Muotcha.
1 Th for all students settling back in to study after the Christmas break.
2 Fr for those ‘from all nations’, including Malawi, who
serve God as lecturers at EBCoM.
3 Sa for good health for all staff and students; and their families.
4 Su Robert Yanduya, former Academic Dean, is studying for a Master’s
degree in Evangelical Theology in Amsterdam.
for him as he continues
to adjust to a very different culture.
5 Mo for successful implementation and management of EBCoM’s
five year strategic plan
6 Tu for completion of the necessary improvements needed for EBCoM
to satisfy the Malawi government’s criteria for registration.
7 We for ongoing renovation work: an office block extension has commenced
and additional toilets have been constructed.
8 Th for the generous financial support that EBCoM has received so
far for these improvements.
9 Fr for the wives’ course run by Mercy Mkwezalamba. Every year
a transformation occurs, as the women learn about Jesus and ministry.
10 Sa for former Principal Michael J. Phiri and lecturer White Zibophe
who are studying abroad.
11 Su for Dalitso Numeri, serving as Academic Dean, and other recently
appointed Malawian staff.
12 Mo that when trained, students will be equipped to preach the word;
in season and out of season.
13 Tu for students to grow in their knowledge of the Lord, as well
as in their practical ministry skills.
Zambezi Evangelical Church (ZEC) Malawi
Chairman, Pastor Joe Tsokalida and his deputy, Pastor Gerald Malindah;
General Secretary, Pastor Luckwell Mtima and his deputy, Pastor Willard
14 We Lilongwe was badly affected by flash flooding in December with
a number of lives being lost: please pray that this would be an isolated
15 Th for those bereaved by this tragic event.
16 Fr last year a significant number of ZEC pastors died. p for their
widows, who not only suffer grief but can sometimes also become homeless
and face extreme poverty.
17 Sa for
pastors who are prepared to go to remote and challenging areas.
18 Su ZEC as they run four ‘Preach the Word’ courses in
Malawi between February and April.
19 Mo training is underway to bring together pastors and elders from
Muslim majority areas, to reach out and share the truth of Christ.
20 Tu for the completion of the new pigsty at Chikwawa ZEC, so that
they can start pig farming.
21 We for ZEC’s discipleship training programme. p for the six
seminars taking place across Malawi in the next three months.
22 Th ‘chitenje’ cloth
production projects have generated some income for ZEC. This cloth
is very versatile, including serving as a wraparound skirt. zm provided
a loan to help ZEC to buy the cloth.
ZEC Regional Superintendents and Churchplanting
Ps Duncan Ng’oma - North (Mzuzu); Ps Henry
Muhiye - Central (Ntcheu); Ps Isaac Mpanga - South (Blantyre).
23 Fr Enock Mang’anya’s wife Esther’s health is much
better now. She is back in Chitipa (north Malawi) with Enock.
24 Sa churchplanting in Chitipa remains demanding work. ZEC leaders
are considering sending another pastor to support Enock.
25 Su pray for Ledson Banda, whose allowance from zm as a churchplanter
in Bolero ZEC, northern Malawi, has now come to an end.
Fellowship of Youth (FoY), Malawi
Gift Mphongolo, FoY Co-ordinator.
26 Mo for Gift Mphongolo as he seeks ways to encourage growth amongst
the youth in Malawi.
27 Tu for the young people who attend and engage and contribute to
the life of FoY.
28 We that through the godly discipleship of young believers, God’s
kingdom will grow and be glorified.