This summer, SMU is sending out 7 teams to share the Gospel across the globe. Please be praying for them as they prepare to enter into the mission field!
- Colton White and Becca Cobb
- Relational ministry, discipleship, outreach to unreached, indigenous people group outreach
- Isaiah 55:10-11
- For the hearts of Russians and Buryat to be softened.
For proficiency in language learning for relationships.
For God to shape us into the team He wants for Siberia.
For team unity and passion for the gospel.
Jeremy Lupinacci and Cassie Roberts
Youth and college ministry, teaching in schools, village outreach
2 Corinthians 3:16-17
For the hearts of the Nepali people to be unveiled from spiritual darkness.
For the chains of physical & spiritual bondage to be broken by the power of the Gospel.
That the Gospel would spread and reach those who have never heard it.
For God's name to be glorified to the ends of the earth
Molli Kaptein and Kailey Wuethrich
Refugee ministry, outreach to the Roma-women & children’s ministry
1 Peter 1:3-6
For God to break down Muslim-Christian barriers.
For boldness in proclaiming the Gospel.
- For team unity and for safety while traveling and while in the country.
James Stinson and Caela Lunde
Evangelism through relationship building, teaching/tutoring, orphan care, camp ministry
1 John 4:10-12
For team unity.
For us to be a light to the Chinese people through our actions, and through our Christ-centeredness as a team.
For the Lord to soften the hearts of the people.
- For safety in sharing the Gospel in a closed country.
Daniel Kohn and Katy Kwan
Partnering with a local church teaching English classes, children’s ministry, and sports outreach
For sensitive hearts of the people to receive the Gospel for what it is.
That our team would rely on the Holy Spirit’s guidance in building friendships and engaging in meaningful conversations with the people.
For strength for the local believers as they sustain the church plants and pursue their long-term goal of making disciples in Skopje.
- For safety and good health for the team during travel and throughout ministry.
Team East Africa
Jeremy Closs and Bree Fernando
Soccer ministry, children’s ministry, relational ministry in slums
For team unity.
For God to prepare our hearts so that ours align with His heart for this trip.
That barriers would be broken between us and the people we encounter and that we can build relationships with them.
- That our focus be on worshipping the Lord through every one of our actions.
Spencer Thompson and Amanda Hockett
Evangelism ministry with college students
For God to be glorified and that gospel proclamation would become a passion among our team and the believing Italians.
For our team and the Italian believers to have boldness in starting conversations by setting aside our own desires, comfort, and insecurities.
That God would break through the lies and apathy among both the Italians and our team.
- That our words and deeds would overflow from the grace and love God has shown us.