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[Key:  means please pray and  means give thanks]


“Is any one of you in trouble? He should pray. Is anyone happy?
Let him sing songs of praise.”

James 5:13
 
 
FEBRUARY 2018
 

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 Muwalo.

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 incident.

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.

 


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