Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Herron's Prayer Blog Week of 1-5 February

James and Sonya Herron, IMB Missionaries

Uganda East Africa

Island Ministry team (Upper Buvuma Islands)

The vision of the International Mission Board is to see a multitude from every language, people, tribe and nation knowing and worshiping our Lord Jesus Christ

Praise and Prayer Request for the Week of 1st–5th February       

Thank the Lord with the Herrons for the Past Two Weeks 18th—31st January   

                                              (We Praise God For)
  • For traveling grace for the Herrons as they travel last two weeks:
    • Around Jinja Town, Kyinda Landing Site 
    • Kiruguma Baptist Church, Bwema Island; Malijja Baptist Church, Malijja-Bwanika Island; Ziiru-Muto Baptist Church Ziiru-Muto Island;  Serinya Baptist Church, Serinya Island.    
    • Travel to Entebbe 
    • Our being on the lake safely for more than eighteen hours in the last two weeks
  • We thank God for a team from Illinois who sponsored a medical clinic 
    • The eight visitors who had a safe experience on the island
    • Thank God for the 500 plus patients who receive medical care
    • We praise God for the 157 persons who received Christ during the four day clinics
  • We praise God for the four day Farming God’s Way Training where over 100 were trained this method of farming
  • We thank God for our Ugandan leaders we have working with us in reaching then islands with the Word of God 
  • We praise the Lord for caring for our family in Uganda and America 
  • Our continual improvement in language learning Luganda  
Pray for the Herrons This Week
1st—05th February  

  • Our continual efforts to secure US VISA for Madison (We are praying to hear from U.S. Immigration soon)
    • Pray that we will not be required to travel to the US for the Immigration hearing
  • Continue to pray for disaster relief effort in Pallissa District because of drought and crop failure
  • Continue to pray for Eastern Uganda alone with Pallissa District as we endure suffering from a drought going on two years, which has resulted in an increase in the price of food
  • Pray for our efforts to introduction “Farming God’s Way” to the people of Pallissa Districts as a result of our involvement with the food relief project
  • Pray for our family in the USA 
    • Our three sons and their families  
    • Our five grandchildren 
    • The Sutton Family 
    • Our siblings and their families
  • Pray for our continual efforts to provide follow-up work in assisting our pastors/church leaders start new Bible Study Groups in their churches and also in their homes of members 
  • The Ugandan Children/Youth Ministry members who were trained to begin to applying what they learn in their respective village/islands and we see new Bible groups develop 
  • Pray for Island Bible School which will start Monday 6th February.
  • Our commitment to language learning 
    • Our commitment to sharing Christ in Luganda this week 
    • Our witness to our Language teacher
Thanks for your prayerful support.
In HIS service
James and Sonya Herron

 "...before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language...." Revelation 7:9 (NIV)

Medical Clinic Malijja Island  

Pastor Dewayne Preaches and the People Listen

Some in Need of Mosquitos Nets Receive Them (Malijja Island)

Picture of Doeisville, Illinois Mission Team and Ugandan Nurse

A Picture of near by islands from Malijja Island
Farming God's Way on Kiruguma Village, Bwema Island

Farming God's Way Training Bukwaya Village, Buizri
Farming God's Way Demonstration Field

Babra Birthday Party

Madison Princess Birthday Party

Madison and other Christmas Song

Madison at Home

The vision of the International Mission Board is to see a multitude from every language, people, tribe and nation knowing and worshiping our Lord Jesus Christ