At PBC, we actually believe prayer is worth a sacrifice. We get down on our achy knees in humility before our perfect God and ask Him repeatedly to do more than we could ever ask or imagine. We choose to gather together, no matter the inconvenience, and pray for each other and pray for our community because we know every single one of us is in desperate need of grace.
Below, you will see both the prayer requests of the various missionaries we support all over the globe as well as general prayer requests for the people in our community. We sincerely hope this information and these requests help you pray more!
global and local missionary prayers
Pray for our missionaries to India as they begin to explore opportunities in their home town of Mumbai to work in orphanages there and as they try to meet local pastors and leaders who could help with future work and projects. They are also organizing a second youth group in their church for graduates of orphanages who now are very “alone”, hoping that they will become “family” with some of the local youth.
Also prayer for the health of our missionaries in India. One of them is battling an issue of extreme hives (almost daily now); this is very uncomfortable, energy draining, and discouraging.
Our missionaries to Spain have exciting things ahead of them! Their little congregation can now stand on its own two feet. They have some mature leaders who can continue teaching and encouraging the group. So they are beginning to explore other areas to start a new group of believers and have started to separate from their planted church. They have traveled south checking out 2 areas. One small town of 15,000 people has no evangelical witness. There is still so much more investigating and praying to be done; pray that God will make His will for a new location abundantly clear.
Pray for Hope Pregnancy Center during this winter season, as they endeavor to help and encourage the young mothers, some who find themselves in seemingly impossible situations and others that need to discover the help they are seeking only comes from God. Some of the clients just need someone to listen to them or give them a hug. The counselors and staff need our supportive prayers that they are always ready with an answer, always trusting God for caring responses, always aware that it is God working through them.
Our missionaries in East Asia are busy as ever with their students. One of them just finished a doctorate in International Relations. Pray for endurance with this pace of life.
local community prayer
Pray for the family and friends of a partner that recently left this world and found the joys of Heaven.
Pray for a partner that is suffering from constant headaches for weeks. Pray she will be delivered from this pain, and find joy and energy again.
Pray for a partner who is facing an unknown illness. Pray wisdom for the doctors overseeing him and for peace while waiting for answers.
Pray for a partner who had bad news about his heart function. He just underwent a surgery for a different issue and would appreciate prayer for his recovery and for his heart to keep on keeping on while he heals since he needs to make it through this recovery before they will work on his heart. Pray wisdom for his doctors and peace for he and his wife.