This week CBM’s Director of International Partnerships, John Chan will be traveling to Germany with his wife Ruth, who is serving as the Interim Chinese Ministries Team Leader. The staff and partners engaged in Chinese ministries there look forward to their return. Pray that the Chans presence will be an encouragement to the team. Pray also for the seminary students who are graduating from the Seminary "On
Please pray for India Team Leader Suraj Komaravalli as he continues to lead CBM’s work in India among our church partners. There are many challenges facing Christians who seek to minister in the name of Jesus to the needs of their communities. Pray that they will continue to be effective witnesses even in the midst of restrictive circumstances and limited resources. Suraj oversees ministries in a large geographic area,
A 30-day ceasefire in the ongoing Syrian conflict was negotiated by the United Nations on the weekend to allow aid agencies to assist the civilian population. However, a new ground attack and aerial bombings took place the next day east of the capital city of Damascus. Pray for those who were injured as a result,
“If you wish to move mountains tomorrow”, says the African proverb, “You must start by lifting stones today.” The daily responsibilities and routines of lifting life’s stones can seem to blur together. It is startling to stop and realize just how quickly those days go by and before you know it, the entire terrain has
We are mourning the passing of our colleague Janice Dyck's father this past week. Janice has returned home to Canada to be with family. Please hold her and their family in your prayers during this time. Please also pray for the Field Staff team in Bolivia as the continue our work
A Reflection on Faith
Last week, the United Nations announced that nearly 7 million people in South Sudan are in urgent need food, water and basic medicine. Continue to pray for the millions who have had fled their homes for surrounding countries since the crisis began nearly five years ago. Pray that God would continue
Pray for the courageous men and women who share their faith in places where they are subject to severe restrictions and possible personal danger. Continue to uphold them in prayer every day, that God would provide them with protection, both physically and spiritually, as they live out their Christian witness despite
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Canadian Baptist Ministries (CBM) announces the departure of Global Field Staff, Duane and Carin Guthrie, effective September 2018.