PrayforChinese 2009/3/3-3/9

Posted Mar 3rd 2009, 11:00 by Pray For Chinese on Prayer


            
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TuesdayWhen an urban church attracts or reaches out to the "ming gong" laborers from the villages, the dynamic of the church changes. There is much discrimination and people are suspicious of the intentions of others. Ministering to laborers is challenging since they have a different background, priorities, and problems. We pray that the urban believers will...

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PrayforChinese 2/24-3/2 2009

Posted Feb 24th 2009, 11:00 by Pray For Chinese on Prayer


            
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TuesdayWhen an urban church attracts or reaches out to the "ming gong" laborers from the villages, the dynamic of the church changes. There is much discrimination and people are suspicious of the intentions of others. Ministering to laborers is challenging since they have a different background, priorities, and problems. We pray that the urban believers will...

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PrayforChinese 2/17-2/23/2009

Posted Feb 17th 2009, 11:00 by Pray For Chinese on Prayer


            
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TuesdayGuangdong province produces half of the world's toys and most of its small appliances, rice cookers, and fans. All of the factories there are either slowing down. Shutting down, or laying off large numbers of workers. People are literally scared and depressed about the huge drop in the prices of their homes or stock holdings, and...

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PrayforChinese 2/10-2/17/2009

Posted Feb 10th 2009, 11:00 by Pray For Chinese on Prayer


            
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TuesdayGuangdong province continues to draw tens of millions of workers after the New Year holiday. Among those laid off two million will be hard pressed to find jobs. Since the job market is very tight it is difficult to find work if one has no skills and also there are many college graduates competing for work....

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PrayforChinese 2/3-2/9/2008

Posted Feb 3rd 2009, 11:00 by Pray For Chinese on Prayer


            
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TuesdayThe premier of China spent Chinese New Year's Day in the earthquake-stricken zone cooking with the women in their makeshift kitchens, encouraging villagers, and eating the "reunion meal" with minority families there. Let us begin the year by praying especially for all the ministries among the ethnic minorities who are often overlooked and difficult for outsiders to reach. We pray, too, that believers will...

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PrayforChinese 2009/1/27-2009/2/2

Posted Jan 27th 2009, 11:00 by Pray For Chinese on Prayer


            
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TuesdayChinese New Year and the Spring Festival are the biggest shopping season in China. Yet, the consumers are very edgy and reluctant this year. Several major retail chains all have announced discount, the steepest in more than a decade. When people feel insecure, they do not give liberally either. Let us pray for the need of...

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PrayforChinese 2009/1/20-2009/1/26

Posted Jan 20th 2009, 11:00 by Pray For Chinese on Prayer


            
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TuesdayChina is considering altering the lifetime job security policy for her 12 million civil servants. Those who fail once in the annual evaluation will have their pay reduced and after two consecutive years of poor service will be dismissed. We are not suggesting that there are many preachers who are doing a poor job but there...

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PrayforChinese 2009/1/13-2009/1/19

Posted Jan 13th 2009, 11:00 by Pray For Chinese on Prayer


            
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TuesdayShenzhen became a Special Economic Zone in 1982 and was transformed from a sleepy town to a showcase of China's economic accomplishments during the past thirty years. There are five such Special Economic Zones: Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Shantou of Guandong, Xiamen, and Hainan province. Let us pray especially for the work of the church and spiritual vitality for the believers in these five cities. Prosperity...

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PrayforChinese 2009/1/6-2009/1/12

Posted Jan 6th 2009, 11:00 by Pray For Chinese on Prayer


            
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Tuesday Hong Kong expects a big drop in tourism and trade as the direct flights between China and Taiwan are initiated. Up to now Hong Kong has been a transit point and financial center for businessmen from Taiwan who were headed for China. Many Chinese mission agencies are also headquartered there. Recently, Hong Kong ranks top...

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PrayforChinese 2008/12/30-2009/1/5

Posted Dec 30th 2008, 11:00 by Pray For Chinese on Prayer


            
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TuesdayTwo giant pandas arrived in Taipei. Tuan Tuan and Yuan Yuan were offered as a goodwill gift from Beijing. Although this was announced 3 years ago, their arrival symbolized another major step forward in building relations. The names of the pandas together mean "reunion" in Chinese. Let us praise the Lord for the improved relationship. We are committed to pray for the future of...

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PrayforChinese 12/23-12/29/2008

Posted Dec 23rd 2008, 11:00 by Pray For Chinese on Prayer


            
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TuesdayFrom junior high on, Chinese pupils are taught about Christianity: "In the first century, the Romans occupied and ruled Palestine ruthlessly; so people dreamed of a savior to deliver them. Jesus was born and gave hope to people in desperation" This is how each student in China is taught. Let us pray that more people will come to the true knowledge of this Savior...

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PrayforChinese 12/16-12/22/2008

Posted Dec 16th 2008, 11:00 by Pray For Chinese on Prayer


            
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Dear friend: 
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!!
Wow! Who would have thought that after the Olympics, we would have a world...

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PrayforChinese 12/9-12/15/2008

Posted Dec 9th 2008, 11:00 by Pray For Chinese on Prayer


            
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TuesdayThere are now 70 million people of the "only child" generation in colleges or working in society in China. When they were surveyed, nearly half of the college students reported a lack of close friendships in spite of having a large social circle. Many feel the "only child" generation struggles with forming healthy relationships. We pray for all of the young and newly-converted believers,...

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PrayforChinese 12/2-12/8/2008

Posted Dec 2nd 2008, 11:00 by Pray For Chinese on Prayer


            
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TuesdayThis essay by of Mao has been memorized by millions of students since 1949: "Leighton Stuart has departed and the White Paper has arrived. Very good. Very good. Both events are worth celebrating." Stuart was the American ambassador to China, a missionary and the son of a missionary as well as the first president of Yenching University. The Chinese government finally allowed his remains...

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PrayforChinese 11/25-12/1/2008

Posted Nov 25th 2008, 11:00 by Pray For Chinese on Prayer


            
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TuesdayChina has implemented the new "Labor Contract Laws", to keep the employers from paying unfairly low wages or dismissing workers. Workers often had no choices in working overtime, but now they will be paid. Church workers are still expected to "live by faith" and churches often neglect to care for their shepherds. More and more pastors...

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