Pray for church leaders to provide biblical teaching that addresses family concerns such as physical abuse, raising children, finances, and treating others with dignity.
Pray for TWR Women of Hope ladies providing food, medicine, housing, friendship, and hope in Jesus as they reach out to people who are lonely and afraid as well as being sick, disabled, widows, refugees, or mothers. “In the midst of a very severe trial, their overflowing joy and their extreme poverty welled up in rich generosity. For I testify that they gave as much as they were able, and even beyond their ability” (2 Cor. 8:2-3).
Pray for women who live in cultural, emotional, and spiritual darkness and are in dire need of unconditional love. Many have never experienced love or been told they are precious.
Pray for mothers to have more opportunities to study the Word of God in order to raise their children to be strong in faith. “Teach them [God’s words] to your children, talking about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up” (Deut. 11:19).
Pray for those accessing the Laki Raja (Women of Hope) Arabic Facebook page and asking questions about faith and the meaning of life. The number of followers has exceeded 132,000, and there is a huge outreach for both men and women who interact through social networks.
Pray for the truth about God’s love and his gift of salvation to reach CAMENA women who are living far from home. Many are disillusioned with the faith of their ancestors and are looking for answers to life’s challenges. (CAMENA is Central Asia, Middle East, North Africa)
Pray for the many new believers in Iran who are being arrested when officials confiscate their books, CDs, laptops, and satellite receivers. Some are also threatened by neighbors and family members.
Pray for the 25,000 Christians who have returned to the Hamdaniya district of Iraq after terrorists burned their homes and churches, forcing 55,000 to flee. Pray for women who are struggling to rebuild their homes and families.
Pray for the hand of the Lord to be with Iraqi Christian women and their families who had to flee their country because of persecution from extremists. Pray that Christians will help them adjust to their new countries.
Pray for Arab women who have lost their husbands, sons, or daughters as a result of war. Pray that they will find strength and hope through an encounter with the Lord Jesus.
Pray for God’s Holy Spirit to change the hearts of leaders involved in conflicts and rebellions throughout West and Central Africa and end the suffering and turmoil destroying communities and families. “I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession, and thanksgiving be made for all people – for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness” (1 Timothy 2: 1-2).
Pray for women who suffer because of the common practice of polygamy. Pray that more laws would be made and enforced to protect the family unit. “Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work in us, to him be glory” (Ephesians 3:20).
Pray for intercessors in Rwanda who use the prayer calendar in the Kinyarwanda language. Pray for funds to help with the costs of a laptop, printing prayer calendars, visiting, and starting prayer and listener groups.
Pray for Christians to help women and girls understand how precious they are to God, recognizing the dignity and empowerment he offers them through a new life in Christ.
Pray for protection of workers and equipment at the TWR West Africa transmitter so that Women of Hope programs in Bambara, English, and French can continue to give hope in Jesus to those in despair.