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.
Friday 1 December 2023
Heavenly Father, We ask you to bless the MTS Christmas Appeal launching today. May you raise up Gospel Workers through the money donated to MTS. Amen.
Saturday 2 December 2023
Heavenly Father, Please bless the gathering of AFES NTE. We pray for Richard Chin and Phillip Jensen as they give Bible talks, we pray for the strands that will stretch and equip students to better handle your word. May people grow in their faith and service of you. Amen.
Sunday 3 December 2023
Dear God, We give thanks for all the new churches starting apprenticeships in 2024. Please be with the MTS staff as they process the applications and support the churches. Amen.
Monday 4 December 2023
Father, Please help the MTS team as they make 2024 plans and seek to win the world for Christ. Be guiding their decisions and shaping their paths. Amen.
Tuesday 5 December 2023
Lord God, We pray that as Churches approach Christmas, they would be awestruck again at Emmanuel, God with us. Please bless and bring much fruit from Christmas festivities such as Carols events, may there be lots of engagement with the community and may many people hear the gospel message. Amen.
Wednesday 6 December 2023
Heavenly Father, We thank you for NTE, and as some campuses head towards mission, we pray that you would give them energy and enthusiasm to run their various events, help the mission teams be clear in communicating the gospel message, may people put their trust in you from these missions. Amen.
Thursday 7 December 2023
Heavenly Father, We pray that the number of apprentices will increase and that many will offer to go into full-time Gospel service, to fill the gaps across denominations and in missionary service. Amen.
Friday 8 December 2023
Lord, Thank you for how you are growing the mission of MTS globally. Thank you for raising up workers in Italy, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Chile and more, to win the world for Christ by multiplying gospel workers through ministry apprenticeships. Amen.
Saturday 9 December 2023
Our Father, we thank you for the gift of new life in this world and new babies in Apprentice families this year. Please give patience, wisdom and courageous perseverance to these new parents in raising their children to know, love and serve Jesus. Amen.
Sunday 10 December 2023
Our Loving Lord, please uphold Apprentices who have faced disappointment, loss, prolonged illness (physical and mental) and fatigue this year. Please steady their hope, deepen their faith and grow their godliness for the glory of Jesus. Amen.
Monday 11 December 2023
Father, May you make the hearts of your people generous to help MTS to continue working to raise up gospel workers who can bring good news of great joy to all people. Amen.
Tuesday 12 December 2023
Heavenly Father, We bring before you the various Christmas Carols events that are running around the Nation and beyond. Thank you for the churches particularly who are hosting Carols. We ask that unsaved attendees would have open ears and soft hearts towards you. We ask that you be glorified in all of the planning and running of the events. We pray that people would be convicted by the gospel, leading them to fully understand Jesus’ love and salvation gift. We pray too for smooth processes and logistics. Amen.
Wednesday 13 December 2023
Lord God, We ask that more Trainers and Apprentices would register for G8 2024 to be equipped, trained and encouraged for the next year of ministry. Amen.
Thursday 14 December 2023
Lord, Thank you for all those who support MTS, financially or otherwise. We know this ministry is only possible through you and your people, who understand the value of training faithful men and women to bring good news of great joy to all people. Amen.
Friday 15 December 2023
Dear Lord, We thank you for Phillip and Lauren Castelijn, former MTS Apprentices, now in Africa working with Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF). Thank you that they have hearts for ministry and mission, and we ask that you would immensely bless them through this – keep them well physically and emotionally. We pray that many who don’t know you yet would come to know your love and salvation. Amen.
Saturday 16 December 2023
Dear Lord of the Harvest, We thank you for those completing their apprenticeship this month. Please lead them in finishing up responsibilities, handing over and transitioning to what is next. Please keep spurring them on in serving Jesus for a lifetime. Amen.
Sunday 17 December 2023
Dear God, Thank you for those generous supporters who enable the MTS donation matching fund. May you share your blessings with them. Amen.
Monday 18 December 2023
Father God, We praise and thank you for being adopted into your family through Jesus atoning sacrificial death and resurrection. Thank you that we have the amazing privilege of being involved in your mission of building your kingdom. Please enable us to keep this gospel mission as our utmost priority. Amen.
Tuesday 19 December 2023
Dear Lord, Please give members of the G8 Committee energy, wisdom and faithfulness as they make final plans for the 2024 G8 National Conference for Apprentices and Trainers starting in 4 weeks time. Please bless this Conference Lord, and help it to be a great time of encouragement, training and fellowship for all who attend. Amen.
Wednesday 20 December 2023
Lord, Please ensure that final preparations, arrangements and fundraising for all the apprenticeships starting in January will go smoothly. Amen.
Thursday 21 December 2023
Lord, Thank you so much for the privilege it is to serve you. Thank you that Australia is a safe country where we can freely pray to you and safely go to church. We ask for safety and peace for international missionaries that may not be in a safe area or country. Thank you for their service Lord and please look after all of their needs. May many people come to know you through them. Amen.
Friday 22 December 2023
Father, We praise and thank you for your sovereignty over MTS throughout 2023. May your favour continue to shine on us in 2023. Amen.
Saturday 23 December 2023
Dear God, We praise and thank you for being adopted into your family through Jesus’ atoning sacrificial death and resurrection. Thank you that we have the amazing privilege of being involved in your mission of building your kingdom. Please enable us to keep this gospel mission as our utmost priority. Amen.
Sunday 24 December 2023
Dear Lord, We think of those who find Christmas difficult – for the sick, the grieving, the lonely and the homeless. Lord, comfort them this Christmas. Amen.
Monday 25 December 2023
God Almighty, Thank you for sending your one and only Son into the world to live, die, and rise again. God, we pray that this Christmas many in our churches, universities, and communities would come to you, and see that Jesus is the BEST gift of all. Thank you for this good news of great joy. Amen.
Tuesday 26 December 2023
Thank you Lord for the gift of Christmas. We pray that many saved and unsaved families enjoyed a church service yesterday. May they be encouraged, and convicted to attend church more often to hear more about your love and grace. We know that we can never repay you for the gift of salvation. Help us not be scared to evangelise. Amen.
Wednesday 27 December 2023
Father, We pray for SUFM Beach Missions that are happening around Australia, that they would be a great time to introduce and encourage holidaymakers with the good news of Jesus. Amen.
Thursday 28 December 2023
Dear God, We pray for the Youth Summer Camps running over the summer and ask for you to sustain speakers Alex Kim (PYNSW) and Steve Jones (PYVIC) to proclaim Christ and equip young people to follow Jesus. Amen.
Friday 29 December 2023
Dear Father, We thank you for the MTS Staff and ask for rest and refreshment over the Christmas break spending time with their church communities, family and friends. Amen.
Saturday 30 December 2023
Father God, As we head into a new year, we pray that government officials and politicians would turn to you. We ask that they would see the light of Jesus. We pray that they will consider you when making decisions. Above all, we know that you are in control and thank you for that. Our future is in your very capable and loving hands. Amen.
Sunday 31 December 2023
Dear Lord, Please use the New Years celebrations and the contemplation that goes with it to turn people’s hearts back to you. Please bring millions of people back to you Father in Australia in 2024. Amen.