And all things you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive.
— Matthew 21:22

Prayer is the groundwork for everything we do and vital to our ministry. Thanks always for your prayers and support.

PRAYER REQUESTS 2/5/19

Tijuana, Mexicali and Jalisco Mexico Kitchens:

  • Pray for Israel our Director and for Vilma, Cecy, and Jerry our kitchen managers as they oversee the staff and daily operations. Pray for all who work in the kitchen for safety and good health.

  • Pray for God's timeline provision of funds to keep the kitchens sustainable and running.

  • Pray for the development of new church, factory and school programs in all areas.

  • Pray for safety when we bring people over to visit the kitchen in operation. Pray people will be changed and passionate for OTB through their visit.

  • Pray for the development to continue for new projects in Tijuana West and Juarez.

Haiti Kitchen:

  • Pray for David, our Haiti director as he looks for opportunities for new partners in new areas.

  • Pray for safety from theft in bank deposits and transport of meals.

  • Pray God will direct our efforts in the Kitchen on Wheels project.

  • Praise for the safe move of our kitchen equipment and build out to a new location.

South Africa Kitchens:

  • Pray for our partnership in Paarl with Second Harvest and for Mark, our director as he directs and starts new programs.

  • Praise for funds raised through our matching event providing for a new bakery for this kitchen. Pray for the new bakery and their move to a new location and building to go smoothly.

  • Pray for the George kitchen staff as they oversee daily operations and for the safety of the kitchen.

Malawi, Africa Kitchen

  • Pray for our kitchen project in Malawi. Operations are now moved to a new location.

  • Pray for our country director Janet as she meets with people to hire for staff and starts operations of the kitchen. Pray for her efforts to bring in more meal programs so the start up can become sustainable.

NEW SITES!!

  • Pray for Guatemala and working with the Harbourton Foundation. Pray God will direct our efforts to meet the right people, a director for the project and areas to determine the most need for a new kitchen. Pray for possibilities in Guatemala City and connections with Christian Schools with Edify.

In all our kitchens, pray for sustainability and for more community participation. Pray the kitchen staffs will work together as a team and find joy in serving their community.  Pray always that the local ministries we work with will give the gospel in God’s love to the children being fed. Pray God will be glorified in their work and for the power of the Holy Spirit to convict and bring many to the saving grace of Jesus Christ.

  • Pray that God will bring those He has to generously give and participate with us both monthly and one time.

  • Pray God will go before us in our development and event planning for 2019

  • Pray as we present at Barnabas Groups in February. Pray for safe travels to San Francisco Feb 5,6. Denver/Colorado Springs Feb 20,21 and the Central Coast Feb 28. Pray for our presentation to be received well and for many new contacts have gain an interest in paticipating with OTB.

  • Pray for our Golf Tournament at Madera Golf Club on March 15.

  • Pray for our merchant booth at the NCC Women’s Retreat Feb 8-10. Pray for encouragement in supporting artisans in the countries we serve.

  • Pray for our Super Kitchen Suppers to begin in homes this year in Life Groups.

  • Pray for our Kitchen Builder Campaign to continue to grow in 2019.

  • Pray for our efforts to create interest in our Starving2Serve programs in new churches. Pray for the S2S event at North Coast Church March 23 when they raise funds and March 28,29 when they have the 24 hrs of fasting for hunger.

Pray God will continue to meet our daily needs and God’s work will increase as He touches hearts in South Africa, Malawi, Haiti, and Mexico. Pray God breaks through language/culture barriers with His Word and Spirit. Pray especially for our team, for physical and spiritual protection. Pray God will be glorified in all our work, words, and ways.

Thanks always for your prayers and support.  If you haven’t received our recent newsletter or would like to support us, sign up on our website at www.outsidethebowl.org or email us at info@outsidethebowl.org. Our mailing address is P.O. Box 6193, Oceanside, CA 92052-619