December 2019 Prayer Guide

But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord.” ‭‭Luke‬ ‭2:10-11‬ ‭NIV‬‬

A Savior has been born – the Rescuer has come! “A weary world rejoices” is what we sing in the Christmas carols. A world-weary of hate, division, fear, name-calling, disease, and war. A world where human life can be deemed worthless by the color of skin, wealth, or ability to walk. Into the weariness comes a Rescuer!

God promised the Savior would come and He came! God promised His kingdom of love, peace, and honor would enter in and settle the prime cause of our weariness – His name is Jesus! The Rescuer! Every person has intrinsic value because Jesus has come. As we pray this month, please consider the love God has for us and for children and families who need healing, not just their bodies but their whole beings. 

Brian VanderArk
US Spiritual Formation and Ministry Partner Engagement Officer


CURE Malawi

  • Praise for the success of our Cyclone Relief Outreach in November
  • For staff members that are moving to new opportunities and guidance to find new team members
  • For the Philippines to rebuild after consistent earthquakes
  • For peace for the family of Mariya after the unexpected death of her daughter

CURE Philippines

  • Praise for the recently concluded Spiritual Emphasis Week
  • Praise for the success of our recent mobile clinic
  • For the spiritual growth of the families reached through the bedside ministry
  • For the members of staff who participated in the Spiritual Emphasis Week to pursue a deeper relationship with Him
  • For the success of the implementation of the Luke Devotional Guide this month
  • For our preparations for the observance and participation in National Bible Month in January.

CURE Niger

  • Praise for the pastor training and mobile clinic in Gaya
  • Praise for two more staff members completing 20 lessons in the Bible study guide
  • For healing for two staff members that were recently hospitalized
  • For our event on December 19th – that we would be guided in the organization and that it would bring glory God

CURE Zambia

  • Praise that our co-workers are using their gifts to minister to each other and our patients
  • Praise for our newly renovated Out Patient Department that has been a blessing to the children
  • For pastors and resources to be provided to the Mantapala refugee camp
  • For our ENT department as they undertake busy outreach clinics every week

CURE Kenya

  • Praise that our Spiritual Center Committee retreat was successful
  • For our families as we prepare for Christmas break
  • For the staff to continually grow in the grace and knowledge of our Savior Jesus Christ
  • For successful healing for the patients that have completed surgeries this year

CURE Neuro

  • Praise for the Trauma Healing Training and knowledge acquired by staff
  • Praise that the Word of God is being actively shared through parents of patients to their local communities
  • For our patients and families to find healing and feel the love of God

CURE Ethiopia

  • Praise for a successful staff-patient visit day where staff took time to visit and play with patients
  • Praise for the moveable library at the main ward
  • For the locust affected areas of the northeast and eastern part of the country
  • For the patient visits from December 16 – 25th

Prayer Requests are closed for this month.