MTS provides prayer points from apprentices, trainers, churches, and ministry partners around Australia, and around the world. Please support us in prayer as we seek to multiply gospel workers through ministry apprentices.
Wednesday 1 September 2021
We praise you, God, for the recent MTS Vic Challenge, that despite a last minute change to online it was an encouraging time digging into your word. Amen.
Thursday 30 September 2021
Lord God, we pray that you would bless the final preparations for MTS Recruit, starting tomorrow. Thank you for enabling this conference to go ahead, and please protect the health and energy of all those involved as they prepare to start the conference tomorrow evening. Amen.
Friday 1 October 2021
Dear Lord, please help Greg Lee to preach your Word faithfully tonight at MTS Recruit. Please send your Word out and convict people of need for Gospel workers in our world. Help people to think Biblically about their suitability or otherwise for a ministry apprenticeship. Amen.
Saturday 2 October 2021
Lord, we pray for the MTS Recruit Committee as they run an online conference, whilst all being located in different parts of Australia. We pray that they will communicate effectively as a team, and be able to see the fruits of their labour even though the conference looks very different. Amen.
Sunday 3 October 2021
Dear Lord, please work mightily in the hearts of MTS Recruit delegates today. Help those who would be great Gospel workers to make a decision today to do a ministry apprenticeship in the future. Provide them with the encouragement they need. Amen.
Monday 4 October 2021
Heavenly Father, we pray for Mentors as they meet with Delegates for MTS Recruit over the October long weekend and into the month of October. We pray for fruitful conversations, and clear next steps for Delegates as they consider how they will use their lives for Jesus’ Kingdom. Amen.
Tuesday 5 October 2021
Dear God, we pray for Trainers who have been ministering during COVID, that they will be given wisdom to know how to grow their apprentices in character, conviction and competencies under the challenge of COVID. Amen.
Wednesday 6 October 2021
Our God, we pray for Churches in Victoria, as pastors and leaders are working out how to move back to in person gatherings in light of government roadmaps. We pray for unity, grace and peace in the Church. Amen.
Thursday 7 October 2021
Dear God, we continue to pray for good and godly relationships for all Apprentices and Trainers. We pray also that if issues arise, they can be resolved with humility and grace. Amen.
Friday 8 October 2021
Heavenly Father, we thank you for the blessing of living in Australia, and the freedom we have here to proclaim the gospel without fear of persecution. Please help us not to take this freedom for granted, but embrace the privilege it is while uniting in prayer with our persecuted brothers and sisters. Amen.
Saturday 9 October 2021
Lord God, we pray for the private MTS Recruit Local Conference Gatherings that will be meeting throughout October and November. We pray that as lockdown restrictions ease, they may be able to meet and discuss in creative ways to be able to help people consider how they will serve Jesus. Amen.
Sunday 10 October 2021
Heavenly Father, thank you for blessing MTS with committed and diligent staff. Please bring godly new staff to join the team in 2022 to fill important role s in Events and Training. Amen.
Monday 11 October 2021
Dear Lord, we pray for TGCAu Asia Chapter’s initiative in Victoria running ‘Next Steps : Pathways.’ This is a one year program that helps men and women discern their suitability for full time gospel ministry. We pray for the 15 participants, that God would give them wisdom and clarity about how to live their lives for Jesus. Amen.
Tuesday 12 October 2021
Dear God, we praise you that MTS is a global movement that allows us to connect with ministries all over the world, learning what we do well and what others do well, all for the ultimate growth of Your Kingdom. Amen.
Wednesday 13 October 2021
Lord God, we pray for all apprentices that have been working with overseas students, that they can keep encouraging them in Christ while they have had to remain overseas during COVID. Amen.
Thursday 14 October 2021
Dear Lord, please work mightily within Australian denominations so that they might take responsibility corporately to raise up gospel workers. Help these denominations to pray Matthew 9:38 prayers regularly and fervently, to measure the number of harvest workers they currently raise up and set in place strategies and goals that will increase the numbers of harvest workers raised up. Amen.
Friday 15 October 2021
Heavenly Father, we pray for wisdom for all second year apprentices ,that they will seek your will as they work out what they will be doing next year. Amen.
Saturday 16 October 2021
Lord God, please inspire many churches around Australia to commit to training apprentices as a core part of their ministries, to raise up the next generation of gospel workers. Amen.
Sunday 17 October 2021
Dear God, thank you for the G8 National Training Conference Committee. Give them wisdom as they plan January’s conference. Amen.
Monday 18 October 2021
Heavenly Father, thank you for the Victorian MTS Committee that are working to raise up apprentices and start new training bases in Victoria. Amen.
Tuesday 19 October 2021
Our Lord, we pray for AFES ministries around Australia, especially those impacted by COVID lockdowns. We pray that though they won’t be able meet for the rest of semester that you would sustain staff, and students. Amen.
Wednesday 20 October 2021
Lord, please bless trainer Toby McIntosh as he works with first year apprentice Jon Ullrich at Ebenezer Presbyterian Church in Victoria. Amen.
Thursday 21 October 2021
Heavenly Father, we pray for AFES NTE state based conferences. W pray for the organising committees as they deal with easing of restrictions and what that might mean for their conference. Amen.
Friday 22 October 2021
Father God, please bless and sustain MTS trainers, apprentices and all church leaders as they plan for possibility of return to in-person church meetings. Please give them wisdom and sensitivity to build unity amongst the body of Christ. Please also enable them to be loving pastors, especially those who find the isolation of lockdown difficult. Amen.
Saturday 23 October 2021
Lord God, we pray for Trainers, Apprentices and Churches as they plan and prepare outreach events over Christmas. We pray for creativity to present the Gospel to those who do not yet know Jesus as Lord. Amen.
Sunday 24 October 2021
Father God, thank you that Jayan Parry at Southside Bible Church in Canberra will be training an MTS Apprentice in 2022. We praise and thank you for calling Jayan to the work of raising up gospel workers and pray you enable Jayan and Southside Bible Church to continue raising up and training gospel workers for many years to come. Amen.
Monday 25 October 2021
Lord God, please help MTS to plan well as we seek to support the growth of indigenous MTS movements globally. Amen.
Tuesday 26 October 2021
Father God, thank you for the many trainers and apprentices already registered to undertake a ministry apprenticeship in 2022. Please bless their preparations and enable both trainer and apprentice to together grow in godly character, conviction and gospel ministry competency throughout their apprenticeship. Amen.
Wednesday 27 October 2021
Father God, please bless and guide all the MTS Trainers considering training a ministry apprentice in 2022 or 2023. Thank you for their conviction of the imperative to be continually ‘passing the baton’ and raising up and training men and women as gospel workers. Please enable any barriers and hurdles to be cleared so that many, many more ministry apprentices can be trained in the coming years. Amen.
Thursday 28 October 2021
Father God, please bless the whole MTS movement as we seek to realise our vision ‘to win the world for Christ by multiplying gospel workers through ministry apprenticeships’. Please give the MTS head office team great wisdom and energy as they work on strategic plans to raise up, train and resource MTS Trainers, as they multiply Gospel Workers through ministry apprenticeships’. Amen.
Friday 29 October 2021
Dear Lord, please help MTS and AFES to continue to work together well as Kingdom Partners. May we learn much from each other and may we spur one another on to raise up harvest workers for the glory of Jesus Christ. Amen.
Saturday 30 October 2021
Dear Father, thank you for the partnership MTS has with Sydney Missionary and Bible College (SMBC) for training MTS apprentices. Thank you for that there are five MTS Apprentices studying with SMBC in 2021 and please enable SMBC to continue training and multiplying gospel workers for many years to come. Amen.
Sunday 31 October 2021
Dear Lord, please help those apprentices and trainers who find financial support raising difficult. Please help them develop in this necessary area of ministry. Amen.