Lord, we pray for an end to the custom of child brides among the Roma living in Serbia and Albania. These early marriages impede education, leaving these girls without an ability to earn a living wage.
Father, we praise you that in France the pregnancy rate for teenagers has dropped by 60 percent over the past 25 years due to higher education for girls.
God, we pray for Vietnamese Christian girls to be taught and to live by your biblical moral standards. May they resist the cultural temptation to participate in premarital sex and cohabitation.
Lord, thank you for the ministry of physical, social and spiritual healing provided by fistula hospitals, churches and the Healing Voice program to women recovering from fistulas.
Father, we pray that Dr. Peggy Banks would sit in your presence daily as she leads this ministry and receive the rest that you alone provide.
Lord, we pray that women in Croatia and Uruguay experiencing domestic violence would call out and that they and the abusers would receive help.
Lord, we pray that Tanzanian widows would be allowed to keep their resources and receive their inheritances and not be denied this by the families of the deceased. (Ps. 33:22)
Father, we pray for single-parent families to not spoil their children, instead parenting them with godly guidelines so they can stand on their own as adults.
Lord, we pray that the African church would model and teach fidelity and parental responsibilities. Many boys in single-parent families have no father figure in their lives.
Father, help abandoned mothers to heal from their anger and pain, allowing their children to bond with the fathers and benefit from this relationship.
We praise you, Father, for the strength, mercy, power and ability that you give your daughters. May our lives reflect you and your ways to a watching world.
Father, we pray for mothers and fathers who have suffered a miscarriage. May they walk through the grief process together finding your comfort, healing and hope. (Isa. 51:12a)
Father, would you give your children great wisdom to discern when people are speaking your truth accurately and when they are trying to deceive them to reap financial gain.
Lord we pray for marriages in Denmark, where the divorce rate is 46.5 percent and prior separation is not required before finalization.
Praise God for sending the Northeast Asia team talented producers who are creating Women of Hope programs in the Vietnamese and Japanese languages.