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Each month we provide a prayer calendar so you can pray for the many different opportunities we have around Australia, and around the world, for multiplying gospel workers through ministry apprentices.

Tue 1 October
Dear Lord, please bless Michael Jensen and Davo Gunning as they finalise their talks for the CV Conference being held in Victor Harbour, South Australia, this weekend (4-7 October).

Wed 2 October
Dear Lord, please help the final details to come together for the MTS Mission Minded (NSW/ACT) Conference (4-7 October). Praise God for those who serve on the committee.

Thur 3 October
Dear Father, thank you for Andrew Beddoe at Vocational Bible College. Please give him wisdom under pressure. Lord, please help him to raise $18,000 before the end of 2019.

Fri 4 October
Dear Lord, please work mightily in the hearts of the delegates attending the CV and Mission Minded Conferences this weekend. Guide them to make wise choices.

Sat-Sun 5-6 October
Dear God, thank you for the Peer Group Leaders at MTS Mission Minded, please use your Holy Spirit to work through them to help guide their peers.

Mon 7 October
Dear Lord, Please bless the work of Vinegrowers. Help Craig Glassock and Col Marshall as they train churches to create a disciple making culture. Lord, help Australian churches to be fervent disciple makers. Help churches to be all member missionaries. Amen

Tue 8 October
Dear Heavenly Father, Please bless Scott Sanders and the team at Reach Australia as they prepare for the 2020 conference 18th – 22nd May. May it spur on the nation to reach Australia with the glorious gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.

Wed 9 October
Dear Lord, Please work in the hearts and minds of those South Australian men and women that attended the Victor Harbour CV Conference over the October Long Weekend. Help these men and women to find a mentor and to continue investigating the challenge to give up their lives in the service of Jesus. Lord, give many of them the desire (1 Tim 3:1) to become overseers and elders. In Christ’s name. Amen.

Thur 10 October
Dear Lord, Please work in the hearts and minds of those NSW & ACT men and women that attended the MTS Mission Minded Conference over the  October Long Weekend at Katoomba. Help these men and women to find a mentor and to continue investigating the challenge to give up their lives in the service of Jesus. Lord, give many of them the desire (1 Tim 3:1) to become overseers and elders. In Christ’s name. Amen.

Fri 11 October
Dear Lord, Please give Glenda Lewis of MTS great wisdom and strength as she organises the MTS International Conference for October 2020. Help her to liaise with and invite appropriate people from around the world. Please bring 20 quality leaders to this conference. For the glory of Jesus. Amen.

Sat-Sun 12-13 October
Dear Lord, Please bless Stephen Denness and the team that organises the AFES National Training Event in Canberra (Nov 29th – Dec 4th). May many people come to faith in Christ on this conference and may many people become assured in their faith. Use it father to grow an army of Gospel workers for Australia and the nations. Amen

Mon 14 October
Dear Lord, please strengthen 2nd year apprentices as they prepare for the final term of their ministry apprenticeship. Please help them to finish well.

Tue 15 October
Dear Lord, Please give wisdom to David Robertson and Steve McAlpine as the lead the new City Bible Forum initiative called “Thirdspace”. May their efforts help many from atheists backgrounds to hear about and trust in Jesus. Amen

Wed 16 October
Dear Lord, Please bless the work of the Geneva Push. Help Derek Hanna and his team to recruit scores of Church Planters for Australia. Lord, use the Geneva Push to raise up godly teams to plant new churches in new places. We pray in Christ’s name. Amen

Thur 17 October
Dear Lord, Please bless the 10 Pastors that are doing the Christian leadership course called Oilstone at Newtown (Sydney) between 14th –18th October. Please use the teachers, Peter Moore & Michael Lin, to impart wisdom. Help them to help these Pastors be men and women of Christ like character, conviction and ministry competency. Amen.

Fri 18 October
Dear Lord, Please help Roy & Karen Davidson at St Lucia Bible Church to keep raising up ministry apprentices. Help them to invest deeply in the next generation of leaders. For your Glory Father. Amen.

Sat-Sun 19-20 October
Dear Lord, Please help Carl and Jenny Matthei at Campus Bible Study (UNSW) to keep raising up ministry apprentices. Help them to invest deeply in the next generation of leaders. For your Glory Father. Amen.

Mon 21 October
Dear Lord, Please help Steve and Nicole Covetz at The Point Community Church, Port Macquarie to keep raising up ministry apprentices. Help them to invest deeply in the next generation of leaders. For your Glory Father. Amen.

Tue 22 October
Dear Lord, Help Eric Thurston and the MTS team to plan and complete the project of getting the Train the Trainer course material online by June 30th, 2020. Help the course material to be clear, accessible and helpful to our nation’s MTS Trainers. Amen.

Wed 23 October
Dear Lord, Please bless Hunter Bible Church as they seek to recruit and train 100 ministry apprentices between 2019 and 2029. Lord, please provide the finances to enable this to happen. Thank you that they have the people and the trainers. Thank you for the wonderful leadership of Greg Lee and his team. Please Father, provide the finances they need. In Jesus’ name. Amen

Thur 24 October
Dear Lord, Please bless the work of Cameron Doolittle and Generosity Path as they run the “Journey of Genersoity” course in Manly, Sydney in October. May it well up a great amount of Christian generosity in those who do the course. Amen.

Fri 25 October
Dear Lord, Please give wisdom to Ben Pfahlert and Eric Thurston as they present to the Year 13 students at Woronora Camp site. Please use them to inspire these young people to do a ministry apprenticeship in the future. Amen

Sat-Sun 26-27 October
Dear Lord, Please give wisdom to Ben Pfahlert and Eric Thurston as they present (for the 2nd night in a row) to the Year 13 students at Woronora Camp site. Please use them to inspire these young people to do a ministry apprenticeship in the future. Amen

Mon 28 October
Dear Lord, Please bless Randy Pope, Bryan Brown and Rany Ghaly (from Perimeter Church, Atlanta) as they prepare to visit Australia in the first half of 2020 to share about “Life on Life Missional Discipleship” groups. May their work bring evangelistic zeal to the Bible Study groups of Australia. Amen

Tue 29 October
Dear Heavenly Father, Please give wisdom to the MTS Board as the meet tonight between 5:00pm and 8:00pm. May their deliberations increase the number of godly men and women who are trained as Gospel workers. May the Board also dwell deeply on the scriptures and depend fervently upon you in prayer. Amen.

Wed 30 October
Dear Lord, Please help Ben Pfahlert to get his 4 x “Across: Preaching Jesus across the road, the nation and the world” talks done well in advance of the G8 MTS National Trainer & Apprentice Conference January 21, 2020. May the teaching from Ephesians inspire the apprentices to be outreach focussed for the duration of their lives whether they continue in vocational ministry or not. Amen.

Thur 31 October
Dear Lord, Please bless Hunter Bible Church as they seek to recruit and train 100 ministry apprentices between 2019 and 2029. Lord, please provide the finances to enable this to happen. Thank you that they have the people and the trainers. Thank you for the wonderful leadership of Greg Lee and his team. Please Father, provide the finances they need. In Jesus’ name. Amen

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