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The Moving Blocks: Fall 2019 Update

The Blocks enjoying a hike while on vacation

Daniel and Rachel write:

This fall has flown by for us! As of September 20th, we have lived in Hungary for ONE year! We are so thankful for how the Lord has sustained us and challenged us in the last year! Thank you to all who have prayed for us this last year and continue to do so, we could not be here without the many prayers of God’s people….More on “The Moving Blocks” blog

Prayer Points:

  • Pray for us as we continue to acquire language and learn more about Hungarian culture.
  • Pray that we will not get sick as winter approaches and the temperature drops.
  • Pray for the people we have shared the gospel with, that God would bring them to faith.
  • Pray that we would not be discouraged.

 

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 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.”

Month of Prayer Day 11: Monte and April Baker

Today let’s pray for IMB family Monte and April Baker and their four children, who live in the Békásmegyer neighborhood of Budapest’s District III.  Ask the Lord to give them health, encouragement, and many opportunities to share Christ.  Pray as they minister through the Turner Syndrome support group and work to develop a Mercy Ministries network across the nation of Hungary; ask the Lord bless them with a good national partner to work with in planting a new church in Budapest.  Békásmegyer is one area that needs a church plant. (Békásmegyer on Wikipedia)

Join the Baker family’s prayer team by requesting updates on the Budapest Team contact form

Salt and Light – June 3

Greetings from Debrecen,

God is faithful! Our friend “G” passed her exams!

We are so thankful for the people that God has given to us to pray. Every Tuesday Darrel has been meeting with a group of men to pray for each other and God’s work in Debrecen. God has given me a small group of women to pray with as well, and it reminds me of how much we need to pray together.

Sophia is making progress with school! I found out an interesting fact about Hungarian school teachers. It seems that the teachers in Hungary get paid less than a public transportation bus driver and that many teachers are leaving. If this continues it will greatly effect the education system in Hungary. So we pray!

Please pray:

  • Several medical students that I have run into this week continue to request prayer for exams. Pray that God would give them strength and the ability to do well on their exams and that those who are not Christians would call out to God for help and seek Him.
  • A Hungarian couple that we know who is in the process of adopting. God would grant them favor and bless them with a child soon.
  • “G,” who is a pastor in a nearby town, that God would give him wisdom as he deals with difficult church issues and seeks to help the people to grow in their relationship with God.
  • God would heal “B,” who was in a car accident a few months ago, and that He would give her a job.
  • Strength and encouragement for the Hungarian teachers as they have two more weeks of school, and that God would give them favor with those who are able to give them a pay raise.
  • We need God’s wisdom with some decisions that we need to make this week.

Thank you so much for praying for us!

One of God’s servants,

Kimberly Hathcock