SAM Prayer Spotlight 12/6/17- Karen Powell

Today our prayer spotlight is Karen Powell. Karen is serving with SAM as an associate member, having joined in 2016, and she is serving at the SCCLC in Bolivia.

Here are some things we can be praying with Karen about:

  • Pray that God would oversee her transition off the Bolivia field in mid-December. She has only been there for 8 months, but has fallen in love with the community and so it will be difficult for her to leave.
  • Please also pray that God would oversee all the details as she anticipates being re-united with her fiance in mid-December and then married in February. There’s a lot to look forward too, but also a lot to accomplish.

Please pray for Karen throughout today and send her an ( email only visible in original item ) of encouragement.

Thank you for praying!


Sam Prayer Spotlight 12/5/17- Eric Lewellen

Today our SAM prayer spotlight is Eric Lewellen. Eric is with The Evangelical Alliance Mission (TEAM), serving as the Executive Assistant to the Director of the Americas, which is Kirk Ogden. We are grateful to have Eric as part of our community through the end of the year at which time he will transition to a new job in Boston.

Here are some things we can be praying with Eric about:

  • Praise God the sale of his house has been a very smooth process. Please pray that things continue this way so that they are able to close on December 27.
  • Eric and his wife Stephanie are spending a lot of time discussing school options for their oldest daughter, Charlotte. They will either enroll her in kindergarten as soon as they arrive or homeschool her for the spring and enroll her in first grade next fall. Please pray for clarity of thought in those discussions and a good sense of how their daughter is feeling as they transition.
  • Eric is in the midst of finishing corrections on his dissertation and finalizing a couple of other editing projects. Please pray for his mental stamina!
  • Stephanie is very excited to reconnect with friends who are like family in Massachusetts. Please pray that those reunions are sweet!

Please pray for Eric throughout today and send him an ( email only visible in original item ) of encouragement!

Thank you for praying!


SAM Prayer Spotlight 12/4/17- Dana Wilson

Today our SAM prayer spotlight is Dana Wilson. Dana is serving in Bolivia mobilizing Latin American missionaries from the local church. She joined SAM in 1997.

Here are some things we can be praying with Dana about:

  • Please pray for Dana as she travels to the USA on December 12th for vacation and a mini-furlough until the middle of March, 2018. Pray for all the details that need to be met before she leaves.
  • Pray for the year end Proclama Team retreat coming up December 8-10. Please pray the team will confirm a location and time for the retreat. 
  • Pray for God to meet her need of physical and spiritual renewal.

Please pray for Dana today and send her an ( email only visible in original item ) of encouragement.

Thank you for praying!


SAM Prayer Spotlight 12/1/17- Lauren Rivera

Today our prayer spotlight is Lauren Rivera. Lauren joined SAM as a SSP  and is teaching at the Santa Cruz Christian Learning Center.

Here are some things we can be praying with Lauren about:

  • Please pray for a continual discernment on how she can pour into her students spiritually.
  • For Christmas she will be traveling to her hometown to spend time with family but she will also be returning to raise more funds. She will only be in the States for 17 days and she needs to raise a total of around $800 monthly. Please pray for the Lord’s provision and the grace to make the most of every moment especially the time she will spend with family.
Please pray for Lauren throughout today and send her an ( email only visible in original item ) of encouragement.

SAM Prayer Spotlight 12/30/17- Rael Gore

Today our SAM prayer spotlight is Rael Gore. She is serving in Bolivia as a member with SAM helping mobilize Latin American missionaries from the local church. She joined SAM in 2013.

Here are some things we can be praying with Rael about:

  • For comfort for her family as they grieve the loss of their Father.
  • For a quick return on her visa so she can begin her home ministry assignment.
  • For financial provision as she is lacking monthly and one time support.
  • For the Proclama team in Bolivia as she is away.

Please pray for Rael today and send her an ( email only visible in original item ) of encouragement.

Thank you for praying!