Global Prayer Guide

Global Prayer Guide

January 2017 

3 Africa: Brian Bliss and Debbie MacCullough will be leading a cohort of Rwandan Christian school leaders through the first pilot of Paths to School Improvement. This school improvement process is designed for less resourced schools in Africa. Please pray that this will be a successful pilot.
4 Japan: Okinawa Christian School International is praising and thanking God that He is working in the hearts and lives of their students! Please pray that each student will walk in the truth of His Word on a daily basis.
5 Zimbabwe: Gateway Primary School is praising God for His faithfulness in the provision of financial needs that enabled them to pay for school fees!
6 Colombia: El Camino Academy was ranked as #1 in English level in the country of Colombia on a nationally recognized private rating system and #14 overall in the core subjects. Pray that God will help our 25 graduates use their strong academic background for His glory and His kingdom work.


9 Thailand: School of Promise in Chiang Mai is in the process of developing a middle school. Please pray that the application process for a license will go smoothly and that it will be granted.
10 ACSI Europe: Please pray for wisdom as ACSI Europe is finalizing strategic partnership agreements with the Dutch Reformed Schools Association and the Romanian Baptist Union. Pray that these agreements will be mutually beneficial and will promote Christian education in the Netherlands and in Romania.
11 ACSI Nigeria: Pray that the political and economic climate for the country of Nigeria would stabilize so that Christian schools may prosper and grow.
12 United States: ACSI has eight U.S. regional offices from coast to coast. Pray that each office will impart a vision for outreach and missions to schools in their area.
13 Zimbabwe: Pray that the staff at Gateway Primary School will be encouraged to teach and disciple students for the cause of Christ.


16 International Schools: Pray that every head of school around the globe will walk in wisdom, integrity, grace, and truth (Proverbs 2:1–11).
17 ACSI Nigeria: Pray that the ACSI Nigeria office would have all the financial resources to implement the strategies and programs outlined for 2017.
18 International Schools: The International Christian Educators Conference–Africa will be held on April 6–9 at the Brackenhurst Conference Center in Limuru, Kenya. Pray that this conference will be well organized, that the teaching will be inspirational, and that the participants will experience spiritual renewal.
19 Indonesia: Sekolah Pelita Harapan in Sentul City is a Christian school using the British IGCSE program and the European-based International Baccalaureate Diploma Program. Pray that Sekolah Pelita Harapan will have wisdom as they seek to thoroughly integrate faith and learning. They hope to be accredited by ACSI this year.
20 International Schools: Pray for the Pre-Field Orientation (PFO) team as they prepare for a two-week training that will take place June 24 to July 7, 2017. Also, pray that God will provide the necessary funds so that many teachers and families may attend this orientation.


 23 Indonesia: Gloria Christian School in Surabaya, Indonesia, serves over 4,000 children on four campuses. They are the largest ACSI accredited school in Asia, perhaps the world. They are a national Indonesian school and are accredited for Indonesia. Pray that the preparation of their midterm visit will go smoothly.
24 Brazil: The seniors at Pan American Christian Academy will have their graduation trip January 25–29. Please pray that the students will have safe travels and a special time of bonding together.
25 Senegal: Dakar Academy will have a three-day outreach ministry, January 26–28. Pray that all the details of this outreach will go smoothly and that God would reveal Himself to the Senegalese people!
26 Burundi: Pray that Gitega International Academy will pursue excellence in Christian schooling for their nation by engaging in the accreditation process.
27 Colombia: On Saturday, January 28, El Camino Academy will have their annual parent meeting. Pray that this meeting will be an excellent time of team building between parents and staff.


30 ACSI Eastern Canada:  Pray that the ACSI Eastern Canada board meetings and the administrator and school board conference near Toronto, Ontario, will be God led. Christian school leaders in Canada are facing increased pressure to surrender to cultural values that are not biblical.
31 USA: The Global Christian School Leadership Summit will be held February 1–3 in Orlando, Florida. Pray that all those attending this conference will gain valuable information as they discuss key issues facing the Christian school movement today.  

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