Pray For The Nations

the harvest is plentiful

Why We Pray

 In Exodus 32 and again in Exodus 33, we see God passing judgement on Israel and Moses interceding for them. Each time Moses intercedes, the Lord relents. In these acts, Moses sets an example of what it means to go before the Lord and intercede on a people’s behalf. The greatest example we have, of course, is Jesus Christ who is seated at the right hand of God the Father and intercedes for us (Romans 8:34; Hebrews 7:25). Not only that, Christ told his disciples in Matthew 9:37-38, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.”

At Redeemer Fellowship Church, we recognize it is not always possible for all of us to go to the nations. However, we can and must intercede in prayer every day for people around the world. Thus, on the first Sunday of every month we dedicate a portion of our Sunday morning service to pray for a specific people group, nation, or missionary. We pray for the Lord to save the lost, for believers to be encouraged and faithful to their mission to share the gospel, and for our congregation to support them in whatever way the Lord instructs. We also encourage our congregation to take a prayer card and spend the entire month praying over that specific people group or person.

the month of October

Breccia di Roma

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In September we spent the month praying for the Konyagi people. For the month of October, we will be specifically praying for our brothers and sisters at Breccia di Roma who are church planting and evangelizing in Rome, Italy.

  • Italy is in desperate need of a biblical reformation.

  • Main Religion:

    • Roman Catholicism

  • Only 1.46% evangelical Christians​

quick facts

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Image by Josh Stewart
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more about Breccia di Roma

A hub for the Gospel:

 

​By the grace of God since its beginning in 2010 the church Breccia di Roma has sought to be a catalyst for gospel renewal throughout the city. The preaching of the Word, an emphasis on church life and multiplication, evangelism, theological training and gospel-centered cultural events, mercy ministries to refugees and the poor … have all been and continue to be part of Breccia di Roma's strategy and vision to see the gospel transform Rome and its people.

 

God has graciously provided a space in the city center of Rome that will enhance our efforts and impact on the city. In 2017, for the first time in almost 100 years, a location was purchased by an evangelical organization in the city center of Rome. 

how can we pray?

  • Parents within the church as they disciple their children.

  • Children as they go to school. Many as the only believers in their whole school.

  • Our brothers and sisters as they face societal pressure to conform to the predominantly Catholic world around them.

  • Breccia di Roma and daughter churches to find favor with the Italian government so they can continue operating.

  • The Prati church plant as their first service was September 18, 2022.