This weekly prayer summary is a collection of recent prayer requests derived from prayer letters written by FBMI missionaries and/or missionaries supported by our church, First Baptist Church of Hammond, IN.

Psalm 102:1-2, “A Prayer of the afflicted, when he is overwhelmed, and poureth out his complaint before the LORD. Hear my prayer, O LORD, and let my cry come unto thee.  Hide not thy face from me in the day when I am in trouble; incline thine ear unto me: in the day when I call answer me speedily.”


*Dr. Siemer

*Healing of fractured vertebra

Coffey, Mark and Amy
South Africa (Furlough)

+As of Augusst 14, $74,000+ now raised for Camp Rhino property

Combe, David and Holly

*Their desire to magnify the importance of reaching young people by having youth rallies three times a year

Edwards, Mark and Sheri
Brazil (Furlough)

*Extended time of furlough (need vehicle for two to three months)
*The Pioneer Mission Initiative (new outreach ministry to reach 80 subdivisions with the Gospel)
*Invitation for people to come to help with the following:
+Tract distribution
+Vacation Bible School
+New church plant
+New outreach ministry
*Raise needed support (at 70%)
*Schedule to be filled

Missionary #6505
Team Eurasia

*Family of team leader
*God to define their roles together as a team
*Radio venture he is working on (August 23 meeting)
*Language studies

Godsoe, Courtney and Ester

*Health of church family:
+Paul Allen (rheumatic fever, miraculously better)
+John Paul (TB Meningitis)
*Family’s finances and encouragement
*Wisdom for doctors

Goodpaster, Nathan and Audrey
Philippines (Medical Furlough)

*Jonathan’s healing from cancer (9th chemo cycle)

Gunter, John and Cathy
International Representatives for Tabernacle Baptist Church Missions

*Her health:
+Continued recovery from concussion caused by a fall
+Find out cause of and treatment for fainting

Inman, Chad and Sarah
Team Thailand (Deputation)

*Family’s safety
*Their return to Thailand

Jones, Layne and Nelia

*College students’ needs (Lenie, college student for quick recovery from appendectomy)
*$2,000 for housing for staff couple
*Three graduates starting churches soon ($1,000 each for church/housing)
*September 5-26 furlough
*Money to finish boys’ dorm
*Money for new girls’ dorm, painting of Catarman church, educational building, 3,000-watt transmitter for radio station, and other needs

Keo, Kounaro and Chorvy
Cambodia (Furlough)

*Her TMJ treatment
*Furlough meetings

Kimmel, TJ and Christa
CORE Missions

*Their health

Marasco, Sam and Krista
FBMI Church Planting (Deputation)

*Raising of support (at 61%)
*Safe travels
*Items for the upcoming church plant:
+Start-up brochures
+Set of Lord’s Supper trays
+Electric piano
+Two quality microphones

Maskey, Dave and Rose
Nigeria (Furlough)

*May-December furlough
*Nigerian economy
*August Youth Camp (SMITE team) and Bible Clubs
*God’s will and direction for future for their children in the United States
*Raise extra support for church plants

Moore, Clarence and Chong Chi

*July 29-September 5 Cambodia Crusade

Morrissey, Mike and Ruth

*First service of Truth Baptist Church of Dapitan on Sunday, August 20, 5 p.m.

Sidler, Steve and Nohemy
Dominican Republic

*Fall semester of their Bible institute and junior Bible institute for teens
*Raise money to help national pastors get land and buildings for their churches

Smith, Robert and Rhoda

*Her upcoming August 25 surgery (August 18 surgery postponed due to tropical storm)
*Upcoming furlough starting in September (driving 7,000 miles)

Souza, Rose

*An open door to reach the isolated tribes in the Vale do Javari Region
*More workers

Tutton, Ed & Carolyn
Teaching All Nations

*Health of daughters, Karen Mendez and Kim Whitehead (healing of cancer)