Global Prayer Guide

2019

April 1–5

JAPAN: Pray for the Christian schools of Japan that begin their school year in April. Pray for the schools seeking to have high quality bilingual programs with a clear Christian testimony.

ALBANIA: Pray that the board of directors at GDQ International School will have wisdom in all decision making.

INDIA: Pray for the new initiative in India being developed for lead teachers of primary schools in Northern and NorthEast India. There is great need for teacher training, and this will be a "training the trainers" strategy to reach as many schools as possible.

NICARAGUA: This country has been in a time of civil unrest for over a year. Pray that Nicaragua Christian Academy (NCA) will continue to have God's wisdom, protection, and peace amid this challenging time. Pray that NCA will model Christ before the people of Nicaragua.

April 8–12

INTERNATIONAL SCHOOLS: The International Christian Educator Conference (ICEC Europe) will be held April 11–14 in Prague, CZ . Pray that this conference will provide a focused time of professional development, networking, and fellowship for international school educators. Also pray for the keynote speakers and the preconference presenters.

TAIWAN: Pray for Christian education leaders in Taiwan, ROC, who are seeking to build support for an association of Christian schools in Taiwan. Laws regarding starting new schools have become more flexible and interest is growing in the churches.

ROMANIA: Bucharest Christian Academy is in need of teachers and support staff for the 2019-20 school year. Pray that the Lord will impress this need on the hearts of educators who are willing to serve.

ACSI CENTRAL AFRICA FRANCOPHONE: Fulfilling a 2010 commitment to help the evangelical church of the Democratic Republic of the Congo with their 20,000 Christian schools, ACSI will train 60 Master Teacher Trainers. The training will be held April 15–20 in Kinshasa. These Master Trainers will then train 2,000 other trainers to reach more than 140,000 Christian school teachers with meaningful training. The Elephant Project is a teacher training program developed and contextualized over the past seven years. Forty-two percent of the children of the DRC are in Christian schools and they need well-trained teachers. Pray for Jean Christophe Huet, Brian Bliss, Chimène Djeumo, and Tamera Peters that they would be protected and have good health, stamina, and effectiveness in their training.

April 15–19

ALBANIA: Pray that God will provide high school teachers for the next school year at GDQ International Christian School in Tirana. Pray that the necessary funds for the school's building campaign will be supplied.

INDONESIA: Pray that more educators will join Sekolah Pelita Harapan School for two or more years to engage in the ministry of the school and this developing nation.

CAMBODIA: After this school year, almost half of the teaching staff will be leaving Life International School for many different reasons. Please join the administrators in prayer as they seek to fill these key positions for the 2019–20 school year.

April 22–26

NEW ZEALAND: The New Zealand Association for Christian Schools is voting soon on a formal partnership agreement with ACSI. Pray that the connections will increase for the benefit of students in all our schools, as we seek to build the global perspectives and competencies for Christian school students.

ACSI CARIBE/DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: This office is praising the Lord for their encouraging visit to four Christian schools in Puerto Rico! Pray that God would expand their influence so they can train and equip these schools in Christian education.

PARAQUAY: Praise the Lord with Asuncion Christian Academy that their accreditation renewal was successfully completed! 

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