Several children of our Global Field Staff are recent high school graduates with plans to continue their university education back in Canada. Our staff ask for your prayers as they experience the reality of the transitions ahead, specifically the Bustins (Rwanda) as they prepare to return to Canada for home assignment this June, with their son Caleb preparing for school in Atlantic Canada, and for the Kennys (Kenya), as their son Tristan prepares for his move back to Canada to do the same. Please pray for smooth and safe moves, as well as for our staff who have children already overseas pursuing further education and work, separate from their families.
Praise God for the training of new leaders in Bucharest, Romania who are taking the Horizons program in their language and using it to train others. Horizons is a teaching resource for youth leaders, developed by CBM Field Staff Jeff Carter, and it is raising up many new leaders all across the world. Please pray for the continuing translation of German and Slovak versions of Horizons and for the capable (and often overburdened) leaders who are working in these unions. As well, praise God for the recent Youth and Children’s conference in Vienna, Austria, where 75 leaders from around Europe gathered for focus on mission and youth. May future conferences and endeavors see great fruit as well.
Join us in prayer of thanksgiving for CBM's ministry partners across the country, which includes the Canadian Baptists of Western Canada, Canadian Baptists of Ontario and Quebec, Canadian Baptists of Atlantic Canada, L'Union d’Églises Baptistes Francophones du Canada, Atlantic Baptists Women, and Canadian Baptist Women of Ontario and Quebec. As partners in the Canadian Baptist family we exist to serve the local church in its grassroots mission. Pray that together we may impact our communities and beyond through the love of Christ, and do so with conviction, joy and compassion.