16 Jul a friend of conversation

The Tuareg people are known for preparing tea which many say is the "friend of conversation." Many Nigeriens drink tea throughout their day: in the heat of the day before an afternoon nap, following meals, and even before going to bed.  Pray that as families,...

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15 Jul healing for a little girl

Pray for a little girl who was raped at a young age and has been incontinent ever since.  Last year, her elderly guardian begged a missionary woman to care for this child as she felt she could no longer bear the burden as her caretaker. ...

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13 Jul baby “bâpteme”

When a new baby is born in Niger, the parents typically hold a “bâpteme” for their new child 8 days following the birth.  The family typically has a ceremony in which they announce their child’s name and host a large meal for their family, neighbors,...

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12 Jul intimate knowledge of their heart language

David Garrison states, “Nothing reveals a people group’s worldview as much as an intimate knowledge of their heart language.” Pray that missionaries in Niger would identify and embrace the heart language of the people group with whom they are striving to reach.Pray that workers would train...

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11 Jul suffer for His sake

Philippians 1:29 “For it has been granted to you that for the sake of Christ you should not only believe in him but also suffer for his sake.” One believer living in Niamey immediately lost his job as a result of following Christ.  After sharing the Gospel...

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10 Jul hospitable and seeking

Pray for “B”, a Zarma father who has been extremely open to the Gospel and once regularly welcomed church planters into his home to discuss faith and religion.  Recently, due to travel restrictions as a result of terrorist activities, the church planters have not been...

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09 Jul fadas

Fadas are conversation groups where men daily gather to escape boredom, share job opportunities, discuss politics and religion, drink tea, and share life with one another.  Pray that as these fadas assemble throughout Niamey and surrounding cities, the Gospel of Jesus Christ would permeate their...

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08 Jul words of truth

“M” attended a Christian baby dedication ceremony in his neighborhood.  When he realized the couple were Christians, he approached them and began asking questions about their faith.  “M” requested to meet with the Christian couple several times and expressed an interest in baptism.  Recently, however,...

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07 Jul don’t value sacrificial love

John 13:35 “By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.”  A large majority of Nigeriens do not value sacrificial love.  Many Nigeriens value self-preservation above all things, even at the expense of family and friends. ...

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