The Latest Prayer Items

Subscribe to - prayer by Email
  • Genesis film in Oniyan language

    Pray for the voice recording for the story of Genesis film in the Oniyan language in Senegal. 

  • SIL Nigeria strategy meetings

    Pray for the SIL* Nigeria strategy meetings on 25 October in Jos. Pray for God’s vision and help for staff as they pray and plan for this next quarter and the first part of fiscal year 2017.

    *Wycliffe's primary partner organisation

  • Approvals needed

    The Language Software developers are preparing for the release of ParaTExt 8. One thing that is needed for this and for Translators Workplace is the renegotiation of several intellectual property agreements for some key translation resources. Please pray for favor as these negotiations take place. Pray that the end result is that translators will have good access to these resources.

  • Checking translated Scripture

    Pray for a couple who are both working to check Scripture in Southeast Asia. They ask, “Pray for wisdom for us both in translation checking, to know what are the most helpful questions to ask of each translator, and how to encourage them to good quality and clear communication [in their translations].” Pray for the husband who will soon travel to a neighboring country to check Scripture translation.

  • Busy translator

    Pray for a busy translator who reports that 31 stories from Genesis are now in print, audio and audio-visual formats. He asks for insight as he learns the K. language, and for understanding of the grammar. He is also overseeing the final steps for the publication of a New Testament in another language. Ask God for grace and wisdom as he juggles these very different tasks.

  • Recordings available

    Praise God for the recordings of Scripture made at the Bible Society offices for a language group in Asia. Pray for the people who have received the recordings and are listening to them. Pray for the lady who will follow up with the listeners, that she have wisdom and joy in sharing God's message.

  • Preparing to translate

    Thank God for the couple who have recently finished the language surveys for one region. Pray for the husband as he writes up the survey results for three languages. This couple will return to their home country for a year of additional study so they can return to begin Bible translation for one of the languages. Praise God that there is already a small church in this language community. Ask God to give them wisdom as they prepare.

  • Helping a child

    Praise God for the opportunity to help a child while pursuing a new visa. One staff member was meeting about a visa renewal issue recently when she was asked for help. She connected the consular officials with the NGO she works with to facilitate help for the child to return to her home country. Pray for this child to have a safe place of recovery. Pray also for the SIL staff person to receive the visa she is seeking for continued work.

  • Scripture app workshop in Chad

    Pray for the Scripture app workshop starting in Chad today (24 October) which aims to help in the process of transferring the translated and recorded Scriptures onto accessible phone apps.

  • East Africa workshop

    Pray for the Participatory Methods for Engaging Communities workshop which begins in Nairobi tomorrow (24 October). It will be attended by people from across East Africa. Please pray that this would equip participants to better engage local communities at every stage of a Bible translation project.