06 Sep God given gifts

God has gifted us in all different ways and He wants us to use these gifts  for his glory. Pray that as churches are planted in Niger and as churches multiply in Niger that these new christians and new churches would serve in the way...

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16 Aug imposed authority

In the book Church Planting Movements, David Garrison states, “Denominations and church structures that impose a hierarchy of authority or require bureaucratic decision-making are ill-suited to handle the dynamism of a Church Planting Movement.” As new churches are established in Niger, pray that...

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09 Aug one-on-one mentoring relationships

“On the job training” is an important aspect of Church Planting Movements.  Missionaries in Niger are currently training first-generation church leaders who are in turn expected to train someone else.  Each church leader is required to be both a disciple and a discipler in a...

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26 Jul critical for success

Effective leadership training is critical to the success of Church Planting Movements. According to David Garrison, if new church leaders have to leave their churches for extended periods of time for theological training, the momentum of the movement will be diminished. Pray that church leaders in...

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19 Jul Fuel for a CPM

Church Planting Movements (CPMs) are characterized by passion, urgency, boldness, and fearlessness.  Although these qualities often invite persecution, they are the qualities that fuel a CPM. Pray that Nigerien believers would have a bold urgency for leading others to Christ.Pray that Christians would not be fearful...

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26 Jan persecution is promised

Persecution is a promised and expected result of following Christ.  Nigerien believers have been abused, rejected, stripped of jobs or leadership positions, exiled from their villages, run out of their families, beaten, kidnapped, and killed as a result of following Christ. Pray that Nigerien...

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02 Jan rapid reproduction

Rapid reproduction has been a universal element in every Church Planting Movement throughout history.  According to David Garrison, “Rapid reproduction communicates the urgency and importance of coming to faith in Christ.  When rapid reproduction is taking place, you can be assured that the churches are...

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12 Dec deliberate church planting

According to David Garrison, in every Church Planting Movement throughout history, someone intentionally implemented a strategy of deliberate church planting before the movement ever got underway. Pray for missionaries in Niger who are implementing an intentional church-planting strategy. Pray that these churches would multiply...

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08 Dec abundant Gospel sowing

According to the book Church Planting Movements by David Garrison, the second universal element present in every Church Planting Movement (CPM) throughout the world is abundant Gospel sowing.   There has never been a CPM where evangelism was rare or absent. As it states in...

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05 Dec the most fundamental element

According to the book Church Planting Movements by David Garrison, there are 10 universal elements present in every CPM throughout the world. Prayer is the most fundamental element.  Pray that vibrant personal prayer will be obvious in the lives of missionaries and church planters...

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