We asked you to pray for the March 23 follow-up election in Kano State.
While there were some disturbances, the Lord’s hand quelling violence when the
incumbent governor was announced as winner was obvious.
Elijah, and others participate in discipleship classes with Randy, please pray
that the Light of God’s Word would impact their families, other relationships,
shared at the weekly Radio Prayer Meeting recently that a man contacted him to
say that he had become a Christian as a result of hearing the broadcasts.
Within the next few days, the man led his wife, his children, and 2 of his
Koranic students to the Lord! When Rev. MT subsequently visited him, he
met each of these new believers. Thank you for praying for these and
others who are responding to the Light shared on the radio!
you about SIM Nigeria’s efforts toward producing memory cards which could be
played in a phone. Through the help of a supporter we learned that “God’s
is available in the dialect of Hausa spoken in this area. SIM Nigeria
admin has also learned about Spoken Worldwide (www.spoken.org), another approach to telling the story of
the Bible. Please pray as SIM Nigeria selects content and prepares
phone memory cards to share with those seeking the Light. Pray for two
Friends with whom we have already shared the God’s Story solar players here in
the Light is shared through teaching English. Last time we told about the
new English class Adena and Rifkatu would be starting with the mother of A (one
of Adena’s current students). After a bumpy start, this new English class
is going well. Each Wednesday afternoon, Rifkatu and Adena head to the home
of A’s mother. Two Christian women who want to improve their English have
also been coming, and last week A’s sister also joined the class. Please
continue to pray for each of the students: for progress in learning
English and that God’s Word will dispel the darkness of their present belief
has been asked to facilitate some sessions in a Teacher Training workshop May
11 in Jos. Participants include teachers from schools where the children
of EMS (the missionary arm of ECWA) workers attend. Adena plans to
present training similar to some of what was presented in our Teach to Make a
Difference workshops last August. Please pray for Adena as she
prepares and presents and that the training for these teachers will help many
children grow scholastically and in their characters.
our SIM colleague Choy Leng completed her term and departed from Nigeria, she
left a small Chinese fellowship meeting here. Martin and Elizabeth Barley
led the fellowship monthly until they left for their home assignment, and now
Randy has agreed to begin meeting with them monthly. He hopes to use the
Equipping the Saints Building the Basics lessons. Randy’s first study
with them might be May 5 or 19. Please pray for Randy’s preparations and
that this small fellowship will continue to bring Light into the lives of
Chinese believers and seekers.
for other ways to share the Light as we go about our lives here. Easter
weekend Adena shared a little bit about the meaning of Good Friday with 2
workers at the grocery stores where we shop. Please pray that seeds such
as these will germinate.
the Muslim month of prayer and fasting, begins May 5. Please pray 2 Cor.
4:4-6, that the Light of the knowledge of Christ will shine into the hearts of
Muslims throughout northern Nigeria.