How can they preach unless they are sent? As it is written, “How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news!”

Romans 10:15

We ask a special blessing on Kathy, Cindy J, Barbara, Lydia, Candace, Ronnie, Eunice, Jo Beth, Melissa, Darlene, Emily, Leslie, and Cindy A as they come to do pedicures today—which are truly like spiritual foot washings—with color! We ask that they connect well with the women and are able to listen attentively while massaging and carefully painting toenails. Bless every encounter and be pleased with Your servants.

Father, as Debbie, Peggy, and Jenny interact with the women through offering color-analysis and make-up, our desire is to affirm their God-given gift of femininity and create a place of warmth, beauty, and laughter. We praise You for Amanda, Mackenzie, Christina, and Idella, our hairstylists, and Michiko, Natalia, and Christina our massage therapists! Please grant them strength, endurance, and divine appointments. We pray that the team will be highly sensitive and obedient to the Spirit’s promptings.

Sudan is Africa’s largest country. Thank you, Lord, that due to the long and terrible warfare, Christians have spread all around the country, leading to a multiplication of congregations in areas of many unreached peoples. Sudan’s civil war has been one of the world’s longest conflicts in the 20th Century. We pray for peace and the formation of a viable multi-cultural, multi-religious society. Lord, we pray that commitment to Jesus will increase despite aching needs and terrible suffering. We also ask for a unity that transcends tribal boundaries and battle lines.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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