Sunday, February 5, 2017

6th-12th February Herron Prayer Blog

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 Week

(We Praise God For)
  • For traveling grace for the Herrons as they travel this past week:
    • Around Jinja Town 
    • Kyinda Landing Site
  • We praise God for the four day Farming God’s Way Training where over 100 were trained this method of farming 
  • Praise God for the work done to prepare for our next mission team in two weeks
  • Thank the Lord for getting needed paper work done this past week 
  • 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
06th—12th 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
  • Continue to 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 the Island Bible School 6th—10th February  
    • Pray for the pastors who are leaving their family for this week 
    • Pray that their families are provided for during their absence
  • 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  
  • 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)

Pastor Stephen and Nathan Farming God's Way Teachers

Some of the Attendances (FGW) Bwema Island

Luganda Had To be Translated to Swahili (Bwema Island)

Teaching on the Second Day (Bwema Island)

A Demonstration of Soil Erosion

Farming God's Way verses Conventional Farming

Field Instructions

Planting Corn and Beans

Students from Bukwaya (FGW)

A Picture of a village in Bwema Island

Christmas Day Picture 20