11 Days of Prayer-DAY 11

Prayer Focus: “A Time to Laugh, A Time to Dance” Scripture: Psalm 100 Devotion by Rachael Adcock, Communications Coordinator We all come into this world with the ability to ask. A baby’s first screams are asking for (demanding) milk, comfort, or rest. This natural self-focus finds its way into our definition of prayer. When I

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11 Days of Prayer-DAY 10

Today’s Prayer Focus: “A Time to Speak” Scripture: 1 Peter 2:6-12 Devotion by Phil Pace, Director of Missionary Preparation What is Hindering Your Proclamation of the Gospel? Baseball legend, Yogi Berra once said, “When you come to the fork in the road, take it.” Good thing for us is that scripture gives us instructions that

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11 Days of Prayer-DAY 9

Today’s Prayer Requests Pray that all people will KNOW that we are His disciples because of our great love for God and one another. John 13:35 Pray for sending churches of Avant missionaries to demonstrate care for their missionaries, through encouragement as well as financial support. Pray for our missionaries and teams to “put on

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11 Days of Prayer-DAY 8

Prayer Focus: “A Time to Gather” Scripture: Luke 10:1-2 And he said to them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few. Therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.” (Luke 10:2 ESV) In Luke 10:2, Jesus is talking to the 72 disciples whom He sent

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11 Days of Prayer-DAY 6

Avant Ministries – 11 Days of Prayer Today’s Prayer Focus: “A Time for War” Scripture: Ephesians 6:10-20 Devotion by Donna Pace, Director of PR & Media Even if you have never been in the military, there is an understanding that in order to effectively defend our nation there must be an awareness of our enemies

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11 Days of Prayer-DAY 5

Avant Ministries – 11 Days of Prayer Today’s Prayer Focus: “A Time to Build” Scripture: Ephesians 3:20-21 Devotion by Mark Bruner, Vice President of Selection and Training We all know that Avant’s church planting philosophy is drawn from Paul’s missionary methods recorded in the book of Acts. When we look throughout the New Testament we

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11 Days of Prayer-DAY 4

Avant Ministries – 11 Days of Prayer Today’s Prayer Focus: “A Time to Weep, A Time to Heal” Scripture: 2 Corinthians 1:3-11 Devotion by Sylvia Schroeder, Women’s Care Coordinator The Apostle Paul didn’t sugarcoat facts. He spoke openly in 2 Corinthians about difficulties he faced. Life hurt. “For we were so utterly burdened beyond our

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11 Days of Prayer-DAY 3

Avant Ministries – 11 Days of Prayer Today’s Prayer Focus: “A Time to Plant” Scripture:  “And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.” (Galatians 6:9 ESV) Devotion by Janice Stuck, Training, Care, and Development Facilitator for the Women of the Americas

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11 Days of Prayer-DAY 2

All around the world, the Avant family is gathering together in prayer for our hurting world. Please join us in prayer for Day 2 of the 11 Days of Prayer event (May 14-24, 2015). Will you lift up these global prayer requests? Today’s Prayer Requests: Pray for our hurting world, especially the displaced peoples. Fewer and

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