Month of Prayer Day 29: Lost Who Haven’t Heard

Cry out to the Lord for the many across this nation who’ve not heard the gospel–sadly, a large number have no local church that teaches biblical truth and have no born-again believer in their life. Ask that God will send someone with the message of Life, that they will repent and begin a daily walk with Jesus.  Intercede for them, that they will come into community with other believers who can disciple them, and that healthy new churches will be birthed in towns and villages all across the country.

“How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching to them? 15 And how can anyone preach unless they are sent? As it is written: ‘How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news!’” Romans 10: 14, 15

Month of Prayer Day 28: Trey and Denise Shaw

Family photo: Denise, Alexander, Bryan, Lily and Trey Shaw

Denise, Alexander, Bryan, Lily and Trey Shaw

Pray for IMB Budapest family Trey and Denise Shaw, Bryan, Alexander and Lily. Ask for good health, daily encouragement, wisdom and guidance in life and ministry, and that the Holy Spirit will move in a mighty way in their church planting ministry.  Pray for Bryan in the US in college, and for Alexander and Lily who will also soon be graduating from high school and going on to new things.

Visit the Agóra Gellert church plant on their website or Facebook page.   Contact the Shaws at agoragellert(at)gmail(dot)com or through the Heart for Hungary contact form.

Month of Prayer Day 27: Salvation of the Lost Who are Delaying

Today let’s pray for the salvation of those who’ve heard the gospel but not yet said “yes.”  Some do not understand the message, but others are hanging onto control of their old life and aren’t willing to yield to the Lord.

  • Pray with urgency that walls of resistance will come tumbling down, and that today will be the day of salvation!

“I tell you, now is the time of God’s favor, now is the day of salvation.”  2 Corinthians 6:2b (NIV)

Month of Prayer Day 26: Tiszafüred Church Plant

Sign on the corner of building where Tiszafurd church plant meets

“Baptist Prayer Room” sign with meeting times — this was on the building at the time we were helping lead the group

Today’s prayer request is for the Tiszafüred church plant, a part of the Karcag Baptist church circle in eastern Hungary.  As you pray for this small group, now led entirely by nationals, ask for continued growth both in numbers and in spiritual growth.  Ask the Lord to strengthen them and guide them in how to reach out to their families and community with the love of Christ.

Tiszafüred on Wikipedia

Blog posts about Tiszafüred

Month of Prayer Day 25: Daniel and Rachel Block

Family photo taken by the Danube in Budapest: Daniel, Rachel & Nehemiah Block

Daniel, Rachel & Nehemiah Block by the Danube River in Budapest

Today let’s pray for Daniel & Rachel Block and their young son, Nehemiah, who moved to Hungary in September of 2018 to serve as church planters.  The Blocks currently live in Székesfehérvár, where they are studying the very interesting and difficult Hungarian language. Székesfehérvár on Wikipedia

  • Pray for diligence in language study for Daniel and Rachel, specifically that they would learn to share the gospel quickly and effectively in Hungarian.
  • They are scheduled to take their first exam (A-2) in December of this year. This will be the real test of their language studies, so please be praying now that they would pass and move on to the next phase of language study.
  • Also lift up the Blocks as they begin the process of finding a kindergarten for Nehemiah to go to in September. Pray they would find the right one and that Nehemiah would flourish in this next season.

Join the Blocks’ prayer team by requesting updates on the Western Hungary Team contact form or through their blog, “Moving Blocks.”