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Prayer Update—September 15, 2016

“Offer to God a sacrifice of thanksgiving,
And pay your vows to the Most High;
And call upon Me in the day of trouble;
I shall rescue you, and you will honor Me.”
Psalm 50:14-15

Dear Praying Friends,

Thank the Lord with EBTC (Germany/Switzerland/Austria) for the more than 500 attendees who came to the pastors’ conference in Wittenberg in May and pray that the impact of the teaching and fellowship will be fruitful and lasting. Insights were gained which will be helpful in the planning of the even larger 500 year Reformation conference planned for 2017. Pray for wisdom and good planning for that event as well as completion of final renovations on the new EBTC building in central Berlin.

On Aug. 26-27, at Grace Community Church, CA, IDEX (U.S.- based Spanish language) helped sponsor an inaugural Spanish language pastors’ conference on the exposition of the Scriptures. Over 1,000 men from all over the Spanish-speaking world were in attendance. Pray that much fruit would come from this special time of teaching and fellowship with like-minded church leaders and that these men would be strengthened to lead their congregations toward a higher view of Scripture.

Please continue to pray for the translation project of the one-volume New Testament commentary into the national language where SETS (Europe) serves. The goal for completion is early 2017.

Pray for God to draw students to CBI (Czech Republic) as they begin their new academic year. There is potential for students to come to CBI for biblical and theological training from a denominational group which expressed some interest in this. A leadership meeting where this will be discussed is scheduled in October. Pray for God’s clear direction in this matter.

Berea (Spain) professors are busy gearing up for the new seminary extension in Murcia for thirteen students from five different churches (Sept. 23-25), hosting the TMAI Regional Conference for Spanish-speaking training centers (Sept. 27-29), and their last 2016 conference (Sept. 30-Oct. 2) and official start of their academic year! Pray for their endurance and wisdom in these different venues of ministry.

Pray for the professors at SEPE/MEDA (Honduras) as they prepare curriculum for four new classes they plan to add in 2018 in addition to teaching current classes. Pray for the more than 40 students studying there.

Thank you for praying with us.

The Master’s Academy International