Saturday, March 12, 2011

Prayer for the People of Japan

Here is an update from our International Mission Board. Good News is all of our missionaries in that area are safe. Praise the Lord! Pray for these missionaries as they work with the people of Japan.

Japan relief assessment update
March 12, 2011

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A BGR (Baptist Global Response) assessment team will be on-ground in a few hours. Contact has been made with a Japanese Baptist church in Tokyo and the team will be based out of there.

"The Japanese government is very strong and able to respond and is not asking for private help from outsiders," said Jeff Palmer, BGR executive director. "However, BGR working through our Japanese brothers and sisters, we will be able to mount a response that will be effective, meet needs in overlooked areas and help strengthen the witness of Japanese believers to hope in Christ.

"Please pray for the response. Please pray for wisdom and knowledge as we try and discern how to best help. Most of all, please pray for Japan: physically and spiritually."

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