Prayerline March 2024

Your Prayer Guide To Reach The World

March 1

Help Workers Share the Gospel in Vietnam

As churches multiply and grow, native Christian workers are key to training pastors with an accredited program of theological education by extension. Thousands of students are enrolled in first- and second-level courses, and native missionaries are now working in 22 provinces to share the gospel, disciple new believers, and plant house churches.

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March 2

Support Kingdom Expansion in Nigeria

In spite of widespread terrorist dangers, local Christian workers are providing aid to the displaced, drilling boreholes for fresh water and proclaiming Christ’s salvation. After distributing more than 2,000 Bibles, workers followed up with recipients and baptized those who put their faith in Christ.

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March 3

Send the Message of Eternal Life in Peru

After praying and fasting to discern where the Lord would send them, local missionaries set out to proclaim Christ and planted 27 congregations in the mountains, jungles and on the coasts. At the same time, their radio program daily reached about 200 towns in one area and 121 villages in another, with listeners calling into the station for prayer and some trusting in Christ as Lord and Savior.

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March 4

Help Form Steadfast Disciples in China

A native ministry regularly trains workers from different areas to share Christ with ethnic groups in remote areas. At the same time, native missionaries from nine ethnic groups brought Christ to their own people. The gospel also spread as workers brought supplies to mountain villages for orphans and other poor people, while others discipled Christians at newly planted churches.

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March 5

Help Bring the Salvation Message in Kenya

Meeting many people who are ill and oppressed by unclean spirits, native Christian workers offer to pray for them and see God manifest His power. One worker prayed for a woman who had suffered with an illness for 15 years, and the Lord delivered her. “She gave her life to Christ, and now she is a born-again sister,” the ministry leader said. Visiting homes with the gospel and distributing Bibles over one six-month span, workers shared the gospel with more than 700 people.

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March 6

Help Equip Evangelists in Syria

Even among a staunch Muslim population, people in the war-torn country show a readiness to hear and respond to the gospel. Bringing compassion and hope to those who know Christ and to those who have never heard of Him, native workers are helping the displaced, teaching the Bible and planting churches. Local missionaries eager to increase their own knowledge of the Lord have seen an increase in transformed lives among those they’re serving; over a six-month span, they shared the gospel with 5,400 people.

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March 7

Support Frontline Missionaries in South Asia

A native ministry focused efforts on revival and youth, bringing joy to workers as spirits were refreshed and members of the next generation committed their lives to Christ. “When young people are revived, churches experience freshness, organizations are revived and the ministry passes on to the next generation,” the ministry leader said.

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March 8

Enable Gospel Efforts in Bangladesh

New Christians at a local ministry leader’s church are growing in their faith as they pray during worship every Sunday and lead their families in evening meetings at their homes. Workers are discipling fledgling Christians even as they visit new villages to distribute Bibles and begin forming relationships; over one six-month stretch, they proclaimed Christ to 1,200 people of other religions, and 12 churches were planted.

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March 9

Help Bring Life in Christ in Greece

Praise God for refugees coming to Christ as a local ministry provides them aid that creates occasions to share the gospel. Local missionaries went to a refugee camp to pray for one family and continued visiting them after they moved into a house. The parents put their faith in Christ. “We continue the church services where we can see more people get converted and grow in Jesus,” the ministry leader said.

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March 10

Help Save the Lost in Burundi

In areas where witchcraft, prostitution and alcoholism are rampant, native Christian workers visited homes to pray for people and share the gospel with them; over the course of six months, they shared the gospel with more than 2,000 people. Among them was a woman left homeless from alcoholism whose life was transformed when she attended an evangelistic event and received Christ’s grace.

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March 11

Help Fuel Gospel Proclamation in Türkiye

Workers distributing aid at a refugee camp shared the gospel with a married couple in a tent where other relatives were present, so they were able to ask questions about the Bible and the Savior sent into the world. The couple and another relative accepted Christ, and five other relatives participate in their Bible studies and worship times.

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March 12

Help Save the Unreached in Brazil

In an area rife with criminals and warring tribes, native ministry workers received some tribal people fleeing dangers and provided them with solar-powered audio Bibles. “We praise God, because one enemy group is opening their hearts to hear about the gospel,” the ministry leader said. Workers throughout the country need donations to share the gospel and disciple those who receive His grace. Pray that new churches would be strong and unified.

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March 13

Help the Gospel Go to Thousands in South Asia

The chief priest of a local tribe’s religion persecuted churches for many years, but when he faced a life-threatening illness, he requested that his family take him to Christians for prayer. Local missionaries and other church members prayed for him for three days, and he was healed.

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March 14

Send the Salvation Message in Burma

Sometimes relocating from one place to another to escape military and other violence, native Christian workers at one ministry shared the gospel with 4,500 people over a period of six months. Helping to meet humanitarian needs such as food and health care opened the way for many gospel discussions, and the ministry emphasizes one-on-one evangelism as most effective.

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March 15

Help Plant Churches in Indonesia

A native ministry has 137 church planters sharing the gospel throughout the country, and over the course of six months they planted 34 house churches. Including people who heard about Christ through social media, workers shared the message of salvation with 15,800 people.

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March 16

Share Christ’s Love with Refugees in Jordan

A ministry’s medical clinic provides loving care to destitute refugees through free examinations and medications. After spending all of her savings on cancer treatment, an Ethiopian house cleaner learned the cancer had returned months later. Without money to pay for additional treatment, her tumor grew to the size of a football. When the ministry learned about her, they helped her find a surgeon and raised funds to pay for her surgery.

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March 17

Fuel Revival amid Opposition in South Asia

Despite increasing opposition and persecution, a ministry reached over 56,000 people with the gospel for the first time in 45 villages within a six-month span. Of the thousands who accepted Christ, one of the new believers comes from a family who worships false gods and had spent all their money on sacrifices to alleviate their many problems to no avail. After she accepted Christ, her family kicked her out, and she lives in a hut on the outskirts of her village where local believers disciple and take care of her.

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March 18

Send Word of Life to the Unreached in North Africa

Sports evangelism is helping to break down misconceptions that Muslims have about Christians. One 23-year-old Muslim involved in program soccer games said he was surprised to learn that Christians were good, moral people. Such sports outreaches, distribution of Bibles and literature, and teaching bring the unreached to faith in Christ.

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March 19

Send Critical Aid to Refugees in Europe

A ministry in Greece acts as a safe, welcoming haven for refugees who have fled their countries and arrive with nothing in a foreign country where they cannot even speak the language. Ministry workers share the gospel while offering humanitarian aid, counseling, legal information, and various social services. They help refugees find shelter in official camps and sometimes provide emergency accommodations, as in the case of a five-member family who had to wait weeks to get an appointment to apply for asylum.

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March 20

Provide Aid to the Needy in South Asia

Native missionaries took great joy in seeing how 60 needy children at their hostel advanced in mind and spirit as they provided them food, lodging, and schooling. “We taught them Bible verses and stories,” the ministry leader said. “They participated in worship singing, playing musical instruments, ushering, and cleaning inside and outside the church premise.”

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March 21

Help Save Lost Souls in Sierra Leone

A Muslim couple who attended a local ministry’s church service afterward said they had heard that Jesus can still heal people, and they asked the pastor if he could help them, as the wife was suffering stomach pains. The pastor replied that only Christ could heal her if He chose to; he prayed for her, and she was cured. “The woman is now in the church serving God,” the ministry leader said.

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March 22

Bring Eternal Life to the Lost in Cambodia

A native ministry provides accommodation for university students and others where the gospel can be shared. One impoverished young man was neither a Christian nor a student, but after coming to Christ he has moved back to his home village, where he has obtained work and eagerly shares his faith with others. Another young man from the slums was turned away from a Buddhist temple but began living at the dormitory, where he learned about Christ and changed his life course.

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March 23

Open Gospel Opportunities in Mexico

To work among indigenous peoples who have resisted the gospel for centuries, native missionaries received training that includes practice periods among different tribes. In two areas they are also providing education to poor children, meeting a deep need as indigenous children have very limited access to schools. “We are equipping our workers with more and better educational and technological tools to carry out this work,” the ministry leader said.

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March 24

Send Aid to Devastated Refugees in Spain

Most of the refugees arriving from Ukraine, the Middle East, and Africa are traumatized, especially women and children, and a local ministry has a team of psychologists who care for them and help them re-integrate into society. “But the main work is of a spiritual order, because we understand that it is the greatest need they have,” the ministry leader said.

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March 25

Help Support Native Workers in China

Native workers with one ministry conduct a variety of outreaches in the regions to which they have been assigned, reaching multiple demographics through ministry to singles, parents, professionals, athletes, and children. “Because of the specificity and small size of each ministry, it is very easy for outsiders to join in and share a loving relationship with others,” the ministry leader said.

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March 26

Help Bring Gospel Transformation in Sri Lanka

As economic and political crises led to medicine shortages, native missionaries invited many sick people to worship services where they received healing prayer. One woman who had suffered for six months with chest pain received healing and is now testifying of the Lord’s power to other villagers. “Some villages were strongly against the Good News of Jesus, but now the people have changed, as they know we are helping poor people and children,” the ministry leader said.

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March 27

Mobilize Missionaries to Reach the Lost in Chad

A 30-year-old man used to wear charms on his body for protection against evil spirits and was addicted to alcohol. Since missionaries led him to Christ, he burned his charms and stopped drinking alcohol. He invites his neighbors to join him in attending weekly discipleship classes. This man is one of many people whom missionaries with one ministry have led to Christ.

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March 28

Form and Strengthen Disciples in Pakistan

A native ministry that provides Bible correspondence courses also distributes a magazine as a follow-up tool to address issues for those exploring Christianity. Evangelists, Sunday school teachers, and other church leaders also use the magazine to bring people closer to Christ. “We work for church enrichment and spiritual growth,” the ministry leader said.

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March 29

Help Send Gospel Hope in China

Through their well-established outreach to students and professionals, workers with one ministry led a successful entrepreneur to Christ. She confessed that, despite her wealth and social status, she struggled with depression and found no lasting help from psychiatric treatments. After accepting Christ, she said her heart was full of joy, and she removed pictures of Buddha from her house and asked the ministry to destroy them.

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March 30

Meet People’s Needs in Jesus’ Name in Lebanon

The need for medical care is growing as living conditions deteriorate among both the vulnerable and those with higher incomes. Medicine prices have also skyrocketed after the government lifted subsidies on most drugs. A native ministry is helping to meet the need at its clinic at the church site and at its community center, serving about 100 to 120 patients weekly. Both Lebanese and Syrian refugees receive care. Workers also helped them survive winter with blankets, tarps, food and vouchers to acquire fuel for heaters.

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March 31

Help Find, Vet, and Evaluate Workers

In the most difficult mission fields where there are no churches and no Christians, native missionaries are doing more than anyone to bring the gospel to the unreached. Nothing need be spent on teaching them the language, culture, and customs of the ethnic groups they’re serving – they have an inherent, intimate knowledge of their own people.

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