praise and prayer requests
Ben & Laura Grisez, CC Sydney, Castle Hill— wisdom; discernment; strength; laborers & children in the new crèche. Praise God for drawing people to Him & our church.
Andrew & Niki Russell, CC Melbourne—wisdom; discernment; provision; protection; revival in the church; our two boys, Joshua & Christian.
Ivan & Michelle Ibbotson, CC Salzburg—our aid project to the Ukraine & its refugees; God to grant the resources as costs have skyrocketed in Europe. Praise God for those who got baptized in our church.
Ken & Michi Meyer, Oasis Refugee Ministry & CC Vienna—wisdom & inspiration for Ken; effective discipleship in our church; fruit in reaching the many Arabic-speaking refugees at The Oasis.
Celso & Tatiana Nascimento, São Vicente—new evangelistic work for kids in slums on Sunday mornings; spiritual growth for a recently saved Muslim guy & Rebecca’s teacher. Praise God for recent salvations.
Steven & Annie Sutton, Water of Life, Kampong Thom—additional resources to reprint Gospel booklets, distribute school supplies, & take advantage of new ministry opportunities. Praise God for potential church plants in two new villages.
Holly Dziedzickie, ATP House of Refuge, Phnom Penh—support; grace; protection; ongoing court cases to keep/get perpetrators incarcerated. Praise God the little ones who were once abused/trafficked now love Jesus Christ & are doing well.
Eva-Maria Crede, CC Phnom Penh—deeper fellowship among church members; “Calvary Books Cambodia” project; preparations for medical mission in January 2023.
Kit & Ream Carson, A Greater Hope NGO, Takeo—preps to build another school building (3 stories, 15 classrooms), which is our largest project yet; peace of mind; continued provision.
Dejan & Julie Buljovcic, CC Edmonton, Alberta—vision & clarity as we seek God’s direction in this new season after having to leave Canada; the church in Edmonton to thrive & provision for a new pastor.
Nestor Mancilla, CC Vástago, Puerto Montt—reach more people with love of Christ without distinction; our recent move to a new place; perseverance working with the children; the missionary work in Chile.
Luis Carlos Taborda Ortiz, CC Cali—wisdom; the new church leaders; provision; visa approval for my wife Veronica & two children, Sebastian & Micah.
Chris & Noelle Jones, Gospel for Africa, Abidjan—wisdom for the doctors & a miraculous healing of Noelle; protection of our 3 children; Pastor Job & Patricia as they lead our church in Gagnoa; provision.
Jonathan & Katie Doub, New Life Church, Girne—provision of remaining needed funds for purchase of church property; fruitful fall church retreat, IBS seminar, & outreaches; continued growth in the body for the Lord, His Word, & one another.
David & Kathy Knepper, Iglesia Gracia Divina, Santa Ana—wheelchair distribution; Christmas prep; protection; provision; good health; time with family during the holidays. Praise God the move was successful; His continued provision.
Michael & Theresa Howard, CC Harrogate-Leeds—open doors to share Christ; the seeds of the Gospel to take root; a harvest of souls; wisdom for fall events; God’s blessing on all admin. Praise God for an amazing summer of outreaches.
Pierre & Nancy Petrignani, CC France—Israel trip (1-10 Nov.); flood damage reparations for Christian retreat center; direction in ministry activities & service. Praise God for an encouraging summer conference; Poimen Ministries in Europe.
Steve & Laura Cyr, church plant, La Rochelle—ministry to international students; evangelism; pastor & family retreat. Praise God for His protection & provision; people hearing the Gospel.
Tonio & Lindsey Petrignani, CC Nice—raising up leaders; discipling new believers, admin, building projects. Praise God that Django got a spot at Daphné’s school!
Mike & Becky Dente, CC Paris—a facility of our own; a new transforming work of the Spirit! Praise God for His provision; new contacts; a new excitement in church.
Vlad & Sveta Oplev, CBI, Gardabani—victories against spiritual attacks; our move to Tbilisi; new facilities for CBI & our church; the teachers & students at CBI; fruitful conferences.
David & Deborah Markey, CC Tbilisi—smooth transition; to be a blessing here; for friends in Russia & those who continue to live & serve in Ukraine, those who have been displaced.
Robert & Barbara Thomason, CC Darmstadt—our monthly outreach in the city center; other outreaches in planning throughout the coming year! Praise God the prostate biopsy was cancer free!
Rolf & Regina Crede, CC Lippstadt—revival in Lippstadt; provision; small team preparing to join mission trip to Cambodia in January 2023.
Sean & Jacky Coleman, Calvary Crete—hearts humbled, surrendered, & committed to Jesus; proclaiming the Gospel in love; joy; peace; grace; revival; homeschooling; residency renewal; provision.
Brian & Sophia McDaniel, Cross to Light, Port-au-Prince—safety for all our pastors & students; gas, as Haiti is out of gas.
Ildi Bacsko, CC Budapest—blessed & fruitful season of women’s ministry on “the Lord’s comfort”; unity; God’s anointing, love, & wisdom. Praise God for fruitful conferences; over 30 people got baptized.
George & Sharon Markey, CC Budapest—believers to reach out; refugees to become followers of Jesus & part of Christian communities.
János & Katalin Németh, CC Budapest—powerful & successful fellowship building program & outreaches in the fall. Praise God for a blessed summer with conferences; His refreshing & strength; many came back to church.
Lindsey Cuen, CC Eger—servants to help with children’s ministry; a worship leader; a youth leader; men to assist the pastor.
Rudy & Sharon Torres, PTA, Guwahati, Assam—effective strategies to promote & launch our new Reach India Tract Project both locally & nationwide.
Randy & Deb Denham, Brandon & Yunita Ingram, Jakarta—open doors in sharing His love to the lost; shepherding the flock at Overseas Chinese Intl. Sch, Shine Fell; Kupang, & GKY Church Jakarta. Praise God for a smooth transition moving to Jakarta.
Rick & Cindy Johnston, Calvary Braid Valley, Ballymena—our furlough to the States (Dec.—Jan.) & the Missions Conf. to be an encouraging time. Praise God for 2 baptisms at our annual retreat.
Shawn & Deanna Tebbe, Calvary Sligo—strength as we stand on His Word; helpers to come alongside, for worship & youth ministry; perseverance; provision; protection. Praise God for His protection!
Tyrone & Anna Power, CC Waterford—opportunities to build relationships within our community; wisdom, encouragement, & perseverance as we begin a new work in our town.
Umberto & Sara Vecchio, CC Padova—spiritual protection from the enemy; the church to grow. Praise God for providing a job & house in Padova.
Dave & Denae Downs, church plant/music ministry, Turin—relationship with Salvation Army; Dave’s leading radio; healthy marriage. Praise God for Dave’s successful surgery; Denae’s visa approval/health improvement; donor for Più Forti Project.
Dan & Mihoko Bolinger, CC Iruma—Mihoko as she leads 2 Japanese Bible studies & intercessory prayer meeting; Dan’s teachings to 3 people in Japanese & at CC LaHabra’s Japanese Fellowship; our 3 kids at CBU; healing of Mihoko’s mother.
Rob & Rika Wunderlich, CC Kagoshima—Rika & the kids; new walk with Christ for Max & Yukiko; salvation of Reiko; healing of Tomoko; salvation of family; Malaika in Kagoshima; new church building.
Rachel & Tsubasa Yamanaka, Kobe—all Christians to earnestly share the Gospel with their families & friends; the Holy Spirit to foster unity, love, & true biblical teaching among the church communities in Japan. Praise God for transforming lives in Japan!
Tommy & Joanna Ruiz, CC Ginowan/CCBC/CCPC, Okinawa—church plant in Miyako Island, experienced great loss this summer. Praise God for our 18th year of ministry; border restrictions loosened & we’re able to host a few intl. students this fall.
Chizuo & Mari Sakurai, Jesus Community Kokubunji, Tokyo—Praise God for enabling us to minister all over Japan; He drew 3 people to Christ thru our ministry & 2 got baptized last month.
Kiyomasa & Taeko Akashi, CC Logos, Tokyo—a healing of Taeko; our trip to Turkey & Israel in mid-Nov.; His blessings & protection on the tour members.
Randy & Kari Saul, Abide in Christ, Kisii—building discipleship training center; provision for school scholarships; health, encouragement, & perseverance; His equipping; outpouring of His Holy Spirit.
Denis & Kasi Wafula, CC Kebabe, Kisii—provision while serving CC Crystal River, FL; the immigration paperwork for Denis to be processed quickly; grace for CC Kebabe fellowship while we are away.
Joses Nyandieka, U-Turn for Christ, West Kenya—continued surrender; growth & desire to love, serve, follow, obey Jesus. Praise God for growth in the men; new director; raising up leaders; a full house!
Ramsey & Vicky Vule, Charis Ministries Intl., Nairobi—a new location for our church to meet; our children to grow in Jesus; the saints who attend the church plant in the refugee camp. Praise God that we are growing out of the current church location.
Mike & Hye-Young Loudermilk, CC Daejeon—health & safety. Praise God that the 8 members of our church family who all got COVID at the same time have all recovered.
Moses & Oretha Floe, CC Saving Grace—scholarships for the Liberian children; provision for our Village Saving & Loan Association (VSLA) for the empowerment of our church women.
Jay Henry & Dorris Garsaynee, CC Saving Grace—desktop computers for training; a feeding program for the students; the plastering of our school building.
Richard & Fatu Moccor, CC Saving Grace—ministry partnerships; provision for a bus or motor bikes for outreaches, a children’s ministry feeding program, & the completion of our church building.
Gary & Keri Goo, CC Safe Harbor, Cabo San Lucas, BCS—protection during fall hurricane season; many to commit their lives to Christ! Praise God for 20 years of marriage & missions together; His faithfulness; answered prayer!
Garrie & Jackie Price, CC Safe Harbor, Cabo San Lucas, BCS—God’s provision for the building; jobs for Baltazar & Fernando; Luis in Rehab. Praise God for good health; resuming building of the sanctuary; rain; a growing children’s ministry.
Nolan & Marie Schockey, Servant Senders Inc., Juarez, Chihuahua—our outreach ministries; protection, as a new cartel on the scene is causing a lot of problems & the violence has risen.
Manuel & Isabel Hernandez, CC El Limon Jalisco—Carlos, Carmen, & Esmeralda to be set free from drugs & alcohol, as well as strength & the power of the Holy Spirit to guide them; our marriage; our kids & grandkids; our family in California.
Juan & Tania Domingo, CC Horizonte, Ensenada—our incredible 39 students at our Bible College (ccbcmexico.com). Praise God for blessing so much at our church!
Tim & Kathy Fox, church plant, Guanajuato—the newly planted church to glorify Jesus. Praise God for a newly planted church with a national pastor in a city that is only about 1% Christian.
Paul & Maura Cathey, CC Mascota—our upcoming move to Romania; God to be glorified in the new ministry we will be serving in.
John & Laurie Barillaro, CC Mexicali—new church plant in Puebla; TV programs that present the Gospel on a secular channel; God to provide a video tech.
Bill & Reneé Martin, CC Puerto Vallarta—our youth to be able to stand strong in their faith; men’s & women’s Bible studies; young girls’ fellowship.
Edmundo & Faviola Arroyo Ramirez, CC Querétaro—God’s guidance; vision, & provision to continue His work. Praise God that He is always faithful.
Mike & Sarah Vincent, CC Rosarito—God’s blessing on our new batch of church planting students! Praise God for our 34th church plant (Calvary Family Ensenada); a blessed church planting conference!
Daniel & Ana Jones, Rancho Maranatha, Alamos, Sonora—the ministry here; God to continue to bless the work; protection; lasting fruit; the radio stations to continue to broadcast; the Bible studies to continue to be a blessing.
Martin & Adriana Solis, CC Reynosa, Tamaulipas—God to raise up godly men & women with a passion for Jesus, a heart for the lost, & a surrendered life to serve the Lord & reach Reynosa for Christ.
Dan & Cecilia Valdez, Awaken Discipleship & Training Center, Tijuana—wisdom & direction for Elizabeth; relief from pain & a healing of Emily; church plants, continued growth & lasting fruit; evangelistic outreach & crusade on 11-12 Nov.
Deanna Jevas, CC Pedregales, Tijuana—provision for building a house; clear direction for Liz; a friend for my mom & a women’s Bible study in her church; called teachers for the children’s ministry; our new leadership training; an outpouring of the Holy Spirit.
Robert & Dámaris Aguayo, CC Mérida, Yucatan—traveling mercies as Robert travels to train pastors; provision & protection for Lighthouse School, & each teacher & administrator to remain always eternity minded.
Stan & Marnie Marinussen, CC Haarlemmermeer—discernment on whether to find a larger facility or to split up the church into 2 or 3 smaller churches!
Doug & Christine Search, CCBI, Cambridge—provision & opportunities to teach the Word at Bible studies throughout New Zealand; the Bible studies to turn into fellowships. Praise God that He is always faithful & good!
Dave & Ninoska Budgen, CC Emanuel, Los Cocos—God to anoint Pastor Arcinio as he shares God’s Word; God to send a mighty revival to our fellowship. Praise God for His grace.
Jackelin, Samuel, & William Gaude, CC Emanuel, Los Cocos—church growth; wisdom for the pastor & leaders; the children´s ministry; provision for all ministry needs.
Cal & Jessie Stuebner, CC Managua—a new kindergarten teacher, as our current teacher was recently diagnosed with Parkinson’s & will retire soon.
Prince & Florence Lawrence, CC Abuja—provision; more laborers; us to remain faithful; an end to the inflation, insecurity, & famine (both physical & spiritual) in the land; peaceful elections & a godly president to be elected in Feb. 2023.
PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Rob & Betsy Bradshaw, Wycliffe Bible Translators, Ukarumpa—good connections with partners while on furlough; recovery & spiritual revival following the 7.6 earthquake on 11 Sept.
Aileen Alegre, CC Cajabamba—more helpers for communications, graphic design, kids’ ministry, & home Bible study groups; a quick approval by the government for Refuge of Hope, as well as provision for materials & people.
Darwin & Annie Torres, Calvary La Semilla, Cusco—Annie’s good health & cancer-free status to continue; the ministry to continue to thrive. Praise God for healing Annie, she is in remission.
Joseph & Billie Rosemarino, CC Bacalod—God to anoint the teams coming in Nov. as they share the Gospel. Praise God for our growing church.
Rick & Arcelie Casper, CC Bustos, Bulacan—provision to finish the adjoining housing unit for the children’s ministry. Praise God for providing the adjoining housing unit for the children’s ministry in Brgy. Catacte & funds to join them together.
Brian & Joy Versoza, Shepherd’s Heart CC, Cebu—wisdom; good health; spiritual growth for the people. Praise God the church is 90% renovated & our home beside it; 19 kids accepted Jesus at our outreach.
Betchie Ashworth, House of Grace Children Ministry, Davao—God to use our church for conferences & youth camps for His glory, as well as fill our church with children from different communities to know & worship Jesus Christ. Praise God we finished our church/multipurpose building construction.
Jim & Shonda Davis, PTA, Dumaguete—more missionaries for all of the countries in Asia to reach the millions who have never heard the Name of Jesus.
Steve & Janilyn Michael, PTA, Dumaguete—provision to serve more in other Asian countries. Praise God for hearts of the lost that were reached in our mission trip in Bangkok, Chiang Mai, & Tak in Thailand.
Rizty & Nenita Sioco, MFH, Laguna—pastors & workers in Palawan to be faithful in their training in righteousness. Praise God for the equipping of pastors & workers at the church in Palawan.
David Matthews, Generation Christian Fellowship, Legazpi—God to draw people to Himself at the new university; young adults & women’s ministries; empowering of workers.
Ron & Tes Brown, CC U-Turn for Christ, Samar—children starting school again. Praise God for a wonderful summer; mission workers to visit again; great conference with Pastor Jimmy Morales in Dumaguete.
Fidel & Ruby Pasion, CC Tipo—our upcoming CC Luzon Regional Pastor’s & Worker’s Conference in Nov. Praise God for the 100 Tagalog Bibles!
Brandon & Diana Harding, CC Grande Porto—missionaries moving here to serve; God to provide a worship leader; the hearts of the Portuguese to be open to the Gospel; our daughters Isabella & Victoria.
Nicu & Silvana Hagiu, CC Brasov—the new students to be open to hear the Good News & opportunities to share the Gospel with them. Praise God for His faithfulness in all these 7 years since the church started.
Jamie & Andreea Hogan, Lost & Found Fellowship Church, Bucharest—wisdom; guidance; God’s presence; protection; health; van; spiritual fruit in the orphans’ lives, aged-out orphans; 3 from the Ukraine staying with us; safe travels in the States (Dec.-Jan.).
Ryan & Tanya Altern, CC Kommetjie—leaders to be raised up for the youth ministry; us to effectively reach the youth as well as all others.
De Beer & Ridri, CC Somerset West—revival; spiritual protection; unity in our church; salvation of our neighbors; outreach/mission opportunities; Sunday school capacity. Praise God that He is always faithful!
Iván & Eunice Martos, El Rincon de la Victoria, Málaga—growth of the church in numbers & devotion to Christ. Praise God for the remodeling taking place in our church building.
Suzy Kuj, In Deed & Truth Ministries, Tonj—the opening of our Bible school in December & our first class of 22 pastors. Praise God for the cataract surgery team from Samaritan’s Purse.
Gabriel & Candace Gwahenye, CC Kigoma—provision; wisdom for the doctors & a complete healing of Candace; a healing of Dotto; a church building for the Congolese refugees. Praise God for many receiving Christ during the outreaches & then getting baptized.
Sharon Porterfield, CC St. George—God’s intervention to end all the atrocities & genocide; Burmese government & military to be convicted & saved; God’s protection & provision for all who had to flee.
Gregg & Jo Clarkson, CC Fort Portal—shipping container conversion; move to church; us to minister fruitfully (walk-ins, youth, NGO, commercial farm); Jo’s pregnancy & naturalization.
Paul Ntume, House of Prayer Community Church Nkumba, Kampala—provision; new equipment for media ministry; youth ministry & upcoming party; baptism & church day outreach event in December; graduation of older kids in Sunday school.
Vincent & Melissa Aniku, CC Midigo—our primary school with over 900 children; the opening of our Bible college with 19 students total. Praise God our official website (www.ccmidigo.com) is up.
David & Katya Snead, Lviv—God’s wisdom for us in bringing aid & ministering during this ever-changing season of need in the Ukraine.
Joel & Katya Brown, Calvary Living Water, Mukachevo—continued ministry to the refugees as the war continues; growth in discipleship. Praise God we have housed & fed over 11,000 refugees.
Vanessa McElroy, ESL/Discipleship, Mukachevo—good health for my elderly mom (86); fruitful English classes; wisdom to say no/yes to additional ministry. Praise God for my time in America with family, friends, & church; successful VBS; time of rest.
Benjamin & Lena Morrison, CC Svitlovodsk—God to bring victory to Ukraine & justice against evil forces who started the war; God’s provision for many thousands of refugees we’re serving; Ukrainians to seek Christ & experience His healing. Praise God for spiritual revival in the midst of suffering here.
Daniel & Janette Carter, CC Vinnytsia—effectiveness through weekly Bible study broadcasts; provision; direction; God’s anointing on the new pastor, Dima P.
Derek & Allison Forbes, BGEA—ongoing work with new believers in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Praise God for an amazing outreach in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, with 2,369 people responding to the invitation.
Daniel & Liz—wisdom & understanding to endure all the COVID testing & shut downs; devotions & homeschooling with our kids; our marriage to be strengthened; provision; us to be more like Dad; favor for our small business to be a light; us to shine brightly & introduce many to Dad.
Khanh—wisdom & discernment for daily decisions & that each decision is for His glory & purpose; provision; co-laborers; wisdom to continue to do the work well; unity among teammates. Thank Dad for giving strength & provision to live for Him.
Harringtons, CCCM, Israel/Kosovo—salvation of our many contacts; fruitful teaching in Golan of OT survey & study tour biblical sites; Haiti. Praise God for healing Val’s throat; open doors to meet with those willing to study the Word.
Stephen & Pat Apple, Shepherd’s Light, CC Tel Aviv & CC Haifa—many to give their lives to the Lord thru feeding program. Praise God the restrictions are lifted & are able to start feeding the poor at our bldg. again.
Strangers N Pilgrims—God’s leading for our teens as they approach adulthood & military service; open doors for stability for the ministry both legally & financially; improved Hebrew ability.
praise and prayer requests
Bill Holdridge, Poimen Ministries, Manteca – open doors & wisdom for strengthening/serving pastors to strengthen their churches.
Neal & Yvonne Pirolo, Emmaus Road Intl., San Diego – Neal & his son, Greg, as they participate in a Missions Conf. in Columbus, Ohio (3-6 Nov.); Yvonne as she continues to work on her book of stories on her mission trips.
Helen Hong, Southern California – God’s will to be accomplished here; vision going forward. Praise God for the opportunity to teach at Eastside Christian alongside Grace Mission Church.
Louis & Janey DeMeo, Orphans First & Men’s Ministry, Vista – our slum kids in India to thrive & grow in Christ; more staff & programs, as well as salvation of Christopher & Ivan in Mexico; ministry to the refugees in Poland & the Ukraine; growth of new converts Alain & Sandrine, as well as a healing for Bea, Claudine, Cremier, Dominique, Eliane, Jean-Luc, Laeti, Michel R, & Roux in France & Italy; continued blessing on Louis’ daily men’s meetings; Randall who is lonely and longs to be married; grace for David, Eric, Greg, James, Justin, Noah, Ricky, & Scott; salvation & discipleship for Adrien, Jesse, Lucas, Mischa, & Paul; a relief from the pain & a healing of Will; protection of our grandkids Gianni & Noah; a breakthrough for our daughter Rachele & son-in-law Jastin; a godly wife for our son Francesco & his music & message to touch people; continued healing (lungs, heart), wisdom, & provision for Louis; health, wisdom, strength, & an unspoken request for Janey.
Bob & Jeanne Claycamp, Poimen Ministries, CC Aurora – wisdom, grace, & strength as we step into the role of helping Calvary Windsor, Colorado, & I serve as the transitional senior pastor there
Don & Marta Patten, Colorado Springs – a smooth transition as Don replaces a retiring pastor; Jamie as she completes her undergraduate degree in accounting; a healthy baby for Tina Momoh in Nigeria; the holocaust survivors in Israel.
Lisa Collins, Simply Jesus Global, Waimanalo – health; provision; God’s favor & grace; God to be glorified; God’s wisdom daily to minister & impact those around me with His Word & the love of God!
Michael & Anni Rhoads, Canton – gainful employment; favor to teach in Christian schools; healing from depression, mental illness, anxiety, & OCD for those struggling in the church; financial wisdom & justice for David & Stefanie Herzog, as well as other abused preachers.
Mark & Gabi Beckwith, Prosser – provision; wisdom; grace; a complete healing; protection from spiritual attacks; open doors for ministry here. Praise God for moving & protecting us.