Each of these ministries seek to glorify Christ. They need God’s guidance and blessing. Will you join in this work in praying for them and for yourself? Would one of these ministries help equip you to go out to those who are not yet in the body of Christ? How can you personally help equip another believer to go to the lost and speak the truth of salvation in Christ?
Pray the Lord will grow your urgency and desire to share the gospel.
Pray the Lord will show how you can grow in speaking the truth in love to your brothers and sisters in Christ and help you to be faithful to seek to grow.
The Eliza Broadus Offering is being used to train for and promote evangelism among Hispanic, Korean, Nepalese, African, Deaf and Hard of Hearing churches. Each year, the evangelism team at the Kentucky Baptist Convention holds regional evangelism training events to serve churches across the state, hosts an event for the deaf community in Kentucky, and assists language pastors in constituting as a church.
Pray for the new churches to grow in unity and be a pillar of light for the gospel in their communities.
Pray for these trainings to be well attended and effective in equipping attendees to share the gospel cross-culturally.
Pray for more individuals to be burdened to take the gospel to our international neighbors.
Pray the Deaf/Hard of hearing communities would learn of this event held by the KBC and be encouraged by the fellowship.
The Appalachian Pregnancy Care Center exists to affirm the value of life by providing a network of care to those experiencing a pregnancy-related crisis and by compassionately presenting Biblical truth. Each client that comes through their program is presented the Gospel of Jesus Christ and prayed with.
Pray for the workers of the pregnancy center to continue to grow in compassion and to be clear in their gospel proclamation.
Ask the Lord to draw clients to Himself and save them.
New Life Center seeks to facilitate positive change in existing dysfunctional family structures and work to reinforce healthy ones. They do this through a strong curriculum addressing the client’s specific issues and training mentors to come alongside their clients. The family is where the deepest discipleship can happen.
Pray for New Life to continue to grow in effectiveness of helping their clients form healthy family structures.
Pray for these families to trust Christ as their Lord.
Refuge Louisville is focused on cultivating long term relationships by making themselves as accessible as possible to refugee and immigrant communities. They pursue their vision through three main initiatives: (1) operating a Welcome Center embedded in an ethnically diverse neighborhood, (2) coordinating Welcome Teams to introduce local churches to the lives of refugees and immigrants, and (3) hosting various medical/dental/sports clinics and events that serve as relational connection points for local churches and internationals.
Pray the Lord will continue to strengthen and guide Matt and Samir as they seek to equip local churches to embrace refugees with love and the gospel.
Pray the Lord will continue to strengthen their volunteers in this work and raise up more churches and volunteers to embrace refugees.
Refuge Bowling Green is a new intra-church organization that began in September of 2018. They empower local churches to embrace refugees as their neighbors with the love of Christ. “Our primary and overarching objective for everything that we do is to share the gospel with those who have not heard and those who have not yet believed,” shared Daniel Tarnagda.
Pray the Lord will continue to strengthen and guide Daniel and Alice as they seek to mobilize local churches to embrace refugees with love and the gospel.
Pray the Lord will help raise up more volunteers and grow them in boldness, compassion, and clarity in sharing the gospel.
MAC exists under the leadership of KBC missionary, Amy Wilhelmus, to show love to inner-city individuals and families by developing the whole person (physical, mental, emotional, spiritual) through teaching, nurturing, mentoring, tutoring and lay counseling based on Christian values.
Pray Amy will be sensitive to God’s leading with this ministry and strengthened in her time in God’s word.
Pray their ministries will be effective in communicating the gospel and many will come to personal faith in Christ.
One facet of ministry that builds up the body of Christ is equipping the members to reach out to those who do not know Christ. The ministries highlighted here seek to join the work of our local churches in equipping their saints to build up the body by providing trainings and avenues to reach those who are not in Christ.
Pray for God to strengthen our pastors, elders, deacons, and teachers of our churches and raise up more.
Pray to be burdened for the lost in your community and to intentionally engage in gospel conversations.