Praying Together

Psalm 64:10 (NIV)

The righteous will rejoice in the LORD
and take refuge in him;
all the upright in heart will glory in him!

Thank you for praying with us. It is only through the Spirit’s work in and through us that disciples will grow and prove faithful.

Praise and prayer:

  • Pray for us as we adjust to our new home in Houten, get settled in and meet new neighbors. Pray as we explore new ministry opportunities.
  • Pray for ETF staff, as they work diligently to prepare for the research visitation in the next three months. ETF’s recognition and part of its funding depend on this.
  • Pray for furlough preparations, arranging meetings, tickets, cars and more for September-October this year. If you want to invite us to speak in your church or visit your home, please be in touch with us.

Special prayer dates:

  • Continue to pray for new student registrations. We remain concerned with student enrollment for next year.students.
  • Also pray for students needing a scholarship, and for friends of the ETF and others to supply scholarship funds (please write Jack if you want to help).
  • June is exam period for students, with a lot of grading and evaluation for ETF professors. Pray for Jack as he reviews 4 Ph.D. dissertation, 3 Master theses, and grades numerous other assignments.
  • June 3, editorial meeting with Jack’s colleagues in Amsterdam to discuss the contributions for the Dutch book on the future of pastoral leadership.
  • June 6-7, Jack participates in an academic conference sponsored by ETF’s Institute for Leadership and Social Ethics in The Hague, the Netherlands.
  • June 8, book presentation of the book “Hope for the City” in Antwerp. Pray for good attention and reception of the book, and that it will encourage many in their city ministries.
  • June 11, the day that our dormer will be installed. It is the last major renovation job, with lots of carpentry work to finish up in the weeks afterward.
  • June 14, Jack speaks at a symposium in Kampen, the Netherlands, entitled “The businessman and the pastor: leadership where church and society meet.”
  • June 20, Jack attends a symposium on Christian leadership, hosted by one of ETF’s guest teachers, featuring Simon Walker’s books on leadership.
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