Evangelical Bible College of Malawi (EBCoM)
Pastor Robert Masikamu; Council Chairman, Pastor Paul Muotcha
1 Tu for
God's faithfulness over the past academic year.
2 We for
the recent graduates as they begin their ministries: may the Lord be
3 Th EBCoM
still does not meet the aspirations of the Malawian National Council
for Higher Education for local funding: for
the steps that are being taken to address this situation.
4 Fr the
Principal praises God for being by his side during his first year at
5 Sat for
EBCoM's prospective students to be those who have been truly called by
6 Su good
harvests in Malawi (see below).
7 Mo no-one
was injured when burglars broke into EBCoM one night in May.
8 Tu during
the burglary, important and costly items such as computers were taken.
Please pray that the college will find a way to replace them.
9 We for
the outline approval of EBCoM's five-year strategic plan. It is due to
commence in October.
10 Th for
the team developing and refining the details of the strategic plan. They
will be reporting back at the Council meeting later this month.
11 Fr for
Principal Robert Masikamu and Council Chair Paul Muotcha as they prioritise
their time and effort on the big issues that EBCoM faces.
12 Sa that
plans to generate funds locally to support the college would come to
13 Su for
all those who support the work of EBCoM, both directly and indirectly.
Zambezi Evangelical Church (ZEC) Malawi
Pastor Joe Tsokalida and his deputy, Pastor Gerald Malindah; General
Secretary, Pastor Luckwell Mtima and his deputy, Pastor Willard Muwalo
14 Mo for
the launch of ZEC's strategic plan: p for its effective
15 Tu for
the churchplant at Dowa in Central Malawi, which has started with 22
16 We there
are concerns that the current low price of maize may mean that many farmers
will not be able to afford fertiliser for the next growing season.
17 Th for
ZEC's different mission partners, including J-Life and the German mission ‘To
18 Fr for
Myles MacBean, working together with To All Nations' ‘Disciple the Nations'
staff to deliver the ‘Preach the Word' course until Sunday at Bwanje.
19 Sa over
140 ZEC members attended the most recent Learn2Serve leadership training
(run in partnership with J-Life) at Ntcheu and Chiradzulu.
20 Su that
ongoing leadership training will continue to deepen relationships amongst
21 Mo ZEC
have cultivated and planted 300 mahogany trees at Mitsidi (on the edge
22 Tu for
the final preparations for ZEC's 125 th Anniversary celebrations, due
to begin next week.
Pastors often have to rely on bicycles
to reach their rural congregations
23 We for
the pig farming income-generating project at Mulanje: it is not yet profitable.
24 Th the
pastor's bike challenge, in which riders from ZEC and zm will
ride over 100 miles to Blantyre on pastors' bicycles, to raise awareness
of the issues that pastors in Malawi face.
EBCoM Council meets today.
ZEC Regional Superintendents and Churchplanting
Duncan Ng'oma - North (Mzuzu); Ps Henry Muhiye - Central (Ntcheu);
Ps Isaac Mpanga - South (Blantyre)
25 Fr for
the six churchplanters in Malawi that zm supports.
26 Sa the
church at Chikangawa ZEC has been provided with iron roofing sheets.
27 Su Enock
Mang'anya and his family at Chitipa ZEC - they are facing adversity due
to the culture of the local Lambya tribe, who typically only respect
a pastor from within the tribe. for
encouragement for Ps Mang'anya. t for his faithfulness.
28 Mo the
Bible Society of Malawi has been partnering with ZEC to support a number
of churchplanters in strategic locations.
29 Tu work
is now complete on the church building at Machinga ZEC, where former zm- supported
churchplanter Levi Kamodzi is pastor.
30 We for
all the churchplanters as they preach the gospel and seek to win hearts
Fellowship of Youth (FoY), Malawi
Mphongolo, FoY Co-ordinator
31 Th for
the young people who dedicate their lives to God and choose to join a