Join others for a time of prayer:

Wednesday: A group meets at the West Campus on 180th 2 blocks North of Dodge at 4:00 pm in room W 10/11.
 

If we can pray for you, please submit your request on the Prayer Wall.

 
So, how do we pray? Jesus taught us how to pray in Matthew 6:9-13. Jesus said, “This, then, is how you should pray.” He did not say this is what you should say, but rather this is how you should pray. The Lord’s prayer gives four specific things to pray about. One of the best ways to remember these four things is through the acronym P.R.A.Y.
 

PRAISE

Tell God thanks for who He is and what He has done. Our Father in heaven, hollowed be your name.” (Matthew 6:9a) See also: 1 Chronicles 29:10-13

 

REPENT

Confess your sins to God. Tell him how sorry you are for them and that you need His forgiveness. Ask God for strength not to do the sin again. Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.” (Matthew 6:12) See also: Psalm 51:1-12

 

ASK

Give your requests to God. Give us today our daily bread.” And “lead us not into temptation but deliver us from the evil one.” (Matthew 6:11 & 6:13) See also: Ephesians 6:19-20

 

YIELD

Spend time submitting to God that His will be done in your life. Spend time quietly listening to God. Your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.” (Matthew 6:10) See also: Matthew 26:39 & Psalm 46:10a

Prayer Wall

You may add your prayer request to our prayer wall using the form below. Name and email are required fields, but you can chose "share anonymously" and LCM staff will be the only ones that see it. Once your prayer request is received, we will share it according to your instructions. Feel free to submit as many prayer requests as you like!

Carol

My 94yr old mother, Margaret Andersen, tested positive for COVID today. She is currently symptom free. Please keep her and her caregivers in your thoughts and prayers.

Received: November 23, 2020

Sherri Tyler

Please pray for our friend Carolyn McCombs from Burton Ms . She has covid and is very sick.

Received: November 23, 2020

Beverly Dietze

My cousin, David, and his two sons, age 13 and 19, have Covid. David left the hospital yesterday, but has blood clots in his lungs. His sons are quarantined at home. Please pray for their comfort and recovery. I would also pray for their caretakers.

Received: November 19, 2020

Karen Frahm

My coworker, Joe Klimek, suffers from cystic fibrosis. His wife is a nurse within the hospital systems in Omaha, and has recently been confirmed positive with COVID-19. I have known Joe and his family for the past 16 years and he and his wife are like family to me. I do not know the extent of exposer Joe has had, but with his weakened lungs and immune system, he is highly susceptible to the virus. I am asking for prayers for him, his wife and their family as they battle through this trying virus and time. Thank you

Received: November 17, 2020

Sue

An update on Maxine Angus. Max is in hospice care to help deal with her pain. Prayers for just the right doses and timing to ease her pain. Prayers for her and her family as we walk together. Prayers for comfort. strength and peace.

Received: November 9, 2020

Tracy Schmidt

Continued prayers for my daughter Meggie in her last year of graduate school for Speech Pathology. She has struggled physically and will not be able to finish her externship. She will meet with her professor today to evaluate her options. She may be able to continue starting in January or she may have to take a break. Prayers for discernment and for God to provide caring teachers and mentors she can be placed with in the fields of hospitals and schools when she returns.

Received: November 9, 2020

Angela lukavsky

Prayers for a miracle, protection from heavier doses of chemo, good news, and to uplift my son in law, Joshua dale Watson’s mood and health.... josh is fighting brain cancer tumor. He is a husband and has four small children. Josh is 38 years old and has just found out that his mom has stage 3 ovarian cancer.

Received: November 7, 2020

Sherry Osborne

I am asking for prayers for our friend Gary. He is hospitalized with COVID and has complications also dealing with Parkinson’s and chemo treatments. Please pray for his recovery and also strength for his wife Debbie through this illness. Thank you!

Received: November 6, 2020

Anonymous

Please pray for Linda who was diagnosed with Covid. While at the hospital for complications due to Covid she was diagnosed with Metastatic Cancer that they do not know the cause or location of the primary cancer. She has a long battle with the lasting effects of covid as well as treatments and surgeries for cancer. Also pray that this long battle will bring Linda's entire family to the Lord. They are all unbelievers and their hearts are beginning to harden.

Received: November 4, 2020

Kelly Jo Yaksich

Please pray for our dear friend's year old granddaughter who is having corrective eye surgery this week. Thanks

Received: November 3, 2020

Kelly Jo Yaksich

Please pray for my husband Nick as he has been diagnosed with COVID-19. Thank you!

Received: November 2, 2020

David Janssen

"Dave Janssen, a member of the bell choir, is asking that you say a prayer for his sister-in-law Sheila Janssen. She was in a severe car accident yesterday and is in critical condition, in a coma, at Avera McLennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.

Received: October 29, 2020

Joyce Madsen

Prayers for strength & healing for Stephanie Johnston as she is hospitalized with Covid & pneumonia, very ill. Husband Dave @ home & slowly recovering from Covid.

Also pray for Ethan, 17,& Emma, 12 years, (their family).

Received: October 20, 2020

Benjamin Mansell

I pray over your life, I pray Jesus Christ is so much a part of you. I pray Jesus Christ truth and spirit surrounding you with so much of God's love and strength that any spirit in opposition is no part of your life. I pray Jesus Christ commander of your life, your spirit your heart, that Satan has no power or opportunity to touch or defy God's love in your life. I pray Jesus Christs love ls your light and way forever. May his peace be with you

Amen

Received: October 19, 2020

Sue Monson

An update on my mom, Maxine Angus. She had surgery yesterday to vacuum out a large clot in her heart. Thru angiovac they got all of it. PTL Still a clot attached to her pacemaker lead and 1 in lung. They were able to biopsy on lymph node. We will get results in about a week. Thank you for prayers. Prayers are still needed and greatly appreciated. Jesus is our rock.

Received: October 15, 2020

Pam Elvig

Please pray for continued healing for the SLAP tear in my left shoulder and that PT will return full range of motion. Please pray for the continued healing of my right eye from cataract surgery last week and for the cataract surgery on my left eye tomorrow. Please pray for the patience I need through the recovery of these issues. Also please pray for my son, TJ and his bride as the marry on Saturday. Covid has caused some last changes and more stress for all. Please pray for no Covid outbreaks as a result of the wedding gathering. Pray for a long God filled and prosperous marriage. Safe and healthy travels to the honeymoon destinations and for all those attending the wedding. Thank you.

Received: October 13, 2020

Connie Davis

Please pray for my brother, Steve, as he goes through a series of tests at Mayo Clinic on Monday and Tuesday to determine the cause of his severe equilibrium episodes. Since April, he has been treated for Meniere's Disease and then a spinal fluid leak, with no solution to his problem. Please pray for the tests go well and he can get a correct diagnosis that can be treated. Thank you.

Received: October 11, 2020

Tracy Schmidt

Please pray for my daughter Meggie as she is trying to finish her Master's degree in Speech Therapy through UNL. She is serving her externship in a school setting this semester and Covid adds another layer of stress. She needs prayers for tenacity, strength, comfort, and wisdom to apply all she has learned in a textbook to real live situations. Prayers for confidence and patience with herself as she goes through this process. Thank you.

Received: October 10, 2020

Benjamin Mansell

I pray your life is fully blessed in Jesus name. I pray the lords hand in your life with abundance, I pray his unconditional love fills you making all things new. May Jesus live through you, with you always in your heart

Amen

Received: October 9, 2020

Sue Monson

Prayers for Maxine and her doctors as they determine the cause of enlarged lumph nodes discovered in stomach and pelvic area ct scan.

Received: October 6, 2020

Anonymous

Please pray for Gordon McDonald, who is in ICU at Bergan.

Received: October 2, 2020

Jayne

My 86 year old cousin fell 3 weeks ago and within a week he started to have difficulty speaking and couldn’t finish a sentence. He went to his doctor and had testing done which revealed a sub cranial hematoma on the left side of his brain. He was transferred to a hospital in Sioux Falls to have surgery. Later the neuro surgeon asked Jim how he felt the surgery went and Jim replied, “great, I can get through all my prayers now.” Praise the Lord!

Received: October 2, 2020

Rebecca Kent

Baby Girl Garst update. She is doing so well. Was 6 weeks old yesterday. The screws placed last week and turned twice a day to bring her jaw forward, worked very well and those screws removed today. Praises to God in his Grace to protect this little girl and she is flourishing. Gaining well, nursing better every day and still finishing feeds with g-tube in her tummy. Tomorrow she will be dismissed from hospital and go home to meet her 4 brothers for first time. Continued prayers for this family as sure more hurdles will need to be jumped, but with God's leading hand they can be concord. Thank you all for your supporting prayers for this baby girl, Margaret Arlene May Garst.

Received: October 1, 2020

Nancy Breazier

My husband has a dear friend Ron who fell off a ladder. He is having surgery today at UNMC. My prayer is for the doctors to have wisdom and his family to have strength during this difficult time.

Received: September 30, 2020

Celeste Hinzmann

Please pray for healing and comfort for our good friend, Barb, who is our daughter-in-law’s mother. She has had two major surgeries in only a couple days apart. We ask for prayers of strength and quick healing and peace. Thank you. God Bless You all!

Received: September 28, 2020

Rebecca Kent

Update on Baby Girl Garst. She did very good during her surgery on Friday. She has been on ventilator and light sedation till this afternoon. The doctor comes twice a day to turn the little screws in her jaw to help advance her lower jaw forward. She has tolerated that well. Her blood oxygen saturation have been perfect. She has received so many blessings in this life and know that has been by the grace of all the supportive prayers for her and Garst family. We are so grateful. Prayers needed for continued healing and hoping she will be able to go home soon to meet her brothers.

Received: September 21, 2020

Michelle Kalin

Please pray for healing and comfort for our dear friend Marc who had emergency surgery on Thursday for a ruptured colon (diverticulitis) and early sepsis. May he heal quickly and may his caregivers be skilled and compassionate.

Received: September 19, 2020

Rebecca Kent

Update on baby Girl Garst. She continues to grow and doing good. Weighs 7pounds, 5 ounces now at 4 weeks old.. Nursing some and gets the rest through a tube feeding. She had 15.5 apnea events per hour during her sleep study. And now getting ready to help improve her airway by pulling her jaw forward surgey set for tomorrow, Friday afternoon.

Prayers requested for the 3 surgeons that will help in this procedure , for the following days for baby Girl in her recovery, healing and for strength and for her parents and brothers that are so anxious to bring her home.

Received: September 17, 2020

This prayer has been answered!

Sherry Osborne

Prayers for our son, Aaron, as he goes through heart surgery today, Sept. 18th. Please pray for the doctors performing the procedure and for it to be successful. Also for a speedy and healing recovery for Aaron. Thank you!

Received: September 17, 2020

Liz Gellerman

Update on my cousin in Ok. She has to have a partial mastectomy on both breast's not the complete like we thought. No cancer cells on her lymph nodes. She still has to have chemo because she might have other cancer cells throughout her body. Thank you everyone for your prayers. Praise God for he is good. Both Joan and Frank are faithful servants

Received: September 17, 2020

Janet Edwardson

Asking for prayers for family members & close friends living in both Sacramento area & my family. Portland, Oregon, southern suburbs and small towns trailing south from the city are in the fires line. They’ve not yet been evacuated but many are packed & ready to move on a moments notice. Air is unbreathable. Some friends & relatives from farther south have taken refuge with them & are in peril of having to evacuate yet again.

Received: September 12, 2020

Angela lukavsky

Prayers for a miracle, protection from heavier doses of chemo, good news, and to uplift my son in law, Joshua dale watson’s mood and health.... josh is fighting brain cancer tumor. He is a husband and has four small children. Josh is 37 years old and has just found out that his mom has stage 3 ovarian cancer.

Received: September 7, 2020

Joan Welsh

Please pray for cousin Janice. She & her family were evacuated from their Bass Lake home in California. Fires are close & they had to leave by 11:00 am today. Please pray for them.

Received: September 6, 2020

Jayne

Please pray for a dear friend of ours who was recently diagnosed with lymphoma. He was taking an oral chemo med until his platelets plummeted. Last week he received immunotherapy. Once his platelets return to somewhat normal, he’ll begin IV chemo. He needs prayers for strength and good rest as he’s extremely tired. Pray for his wife, Lorna, too. Thank you and God Bless

Received: September 3, 2020

Rebecca Kent

Update on Baby Garst. She improving every day. Know that all the prayers for her are a wonderful gift. Have stopped the Nutritional IV and she is on tube feedings and efforts at nursing. She has gained 5 pounds since birth. Doctors deciding her needs as she progresses. Home when able to handle enough calories on her own. Many questions and planning remain for her. Parents and brothers are managing, but anxious to meet her and bring her home. Any prayers are still in need for this baby girl and family for healing and strength. Thank you.

Received: August 30, 2020

Liz Gellerman

This is for my first cousin in Oklahoma. Joan just got some bad news, she has been diagnosed with breast cancer, Joan she's 73 and loves the Lord and has an unshakable faith. Saying all that she needs our prayers. Thank you. Liz

Received: August 25, 2020

Rebecca Kent

Update on Baby Girl Garst.. she tolerated coming off the cooling blanket in the night, tubes , ventilator and one of the IV's, opened her eyes and Mom and Dad were able to hold her close. They certainly need continued healing prayers. Not sure when she will go home to meet her brothers. Thank you for your prayers to help this family.

Received: August 23, 2020

Rebecca Kent

Morning update on baby Girl Garst. Baby intubated last night, placed on cooling blanket to cool down brain activity, sedated to calm down brain activity and to decrease swelling. Baby Girl stable and under excellent care of doctors and nursing staff.

Momma Garst is doing ok. Had blood loss and getting a blood transfusion today.

Daddy Garst is their rock and helping big boys with second day of remote school. Grandparents on hand caring and nurturing all of them.

Continue prayer needed for this new baby girl and her family, for healing, decrease swelling and for positive improvement as we know God is near by with his healing touch.

Received: August 20, 2020

Jayne

Please continue to pray for those affected by the wind storm in central Iowa. There are still many without power and there’s so much devastation. Pray for the farmers who had their corn crops decimated. Give them strength.

Received: August 20, 2020

Rebecca Kent

Terra and Tyson had their baby girl today, delivered by c-section. Baby girl is having pauses with her breathing and turned blue and now being sent to the NICU. Pray that our dear Jesus is holding her and breathing fresh breaths of life in her.

Received: August 19, 2020

Joan Welsh

I’m driving home from Oklahoma on Saturday and praying for safe travels. Thank you

Received: August 14, 2020

This prayer has been answered!

Jenny Perrie

Jenny Perrie had surgery on her right foot on Monday morning

She is home and doing well

Received: August 10, 2020

Anonymous

Please pray for twenty-four-year-old Christina who is like an adopted niece to me. She became engaged last month, but I have serious concerns about that pending marriage. The future groom as of late has been doing a lot of drinking and become very controlling,violent, and even destructive to property. He is not only this way to Christina but also to her siblings. Christina is standing by her man in spite of all of this. I fear for her safety and well-being as well as her overall happiness. The wedding is set for December. Please pray for this situation.

Received: August 7, 2020

Karlyne Eitzmann

Please pray for our son Craig for a fast recovery from the virus. He has had very minimal symptoms except a cough that has gotten somewhat worse so he hasn't been able to sleep. Thank you!

Received: August 6, 2020

Fran Anderdon

Our brother Dave is holding his own with the Covid 19 virus at Bergan. Now would you also please include our younger sister, Linda who just tested positive yesterday. She is at home but by herself as she and Dave share a condo. She is not having respiratory problems so pray that she does not develop those.

Thanks,

Fran and Skip

Received: August 6, 2020

LCM

LCM has many suppliers and contractors we interact with on a regular basis. One of our sales representatives developed a condition that has caused their brain to lobotomize itself. This has caused severe memory loss. Tom had to retire due to the progression of this illness. He is able to be at home with his wife and enjoys visits from his former work associates. Please pray for Tom and for his family as they go through this together. Thank you.

Received: August 5, 2020

Maggi Baumgartner

Please pray for my friend Stacey's 14 year old son, Zach. He was in a car accident and is now in a coma and unresponsive to neurological tests.

Received: July 31, 2020

Jean Douchey

My nephew with COVID has taken a turn for the worse and has been admitted to UNMC ICU. Please pray for healing, guidance and safety for the health care workers, and for peace for the family. Thank you so much!

Received: July 23, 2020

Vera Van Roy

Please pray for Elise, granddaughter of Vera Van Roy. She was diagnosed yesterday with Lyme Disease. She will see a cardiologist today for shortness of breath and palpitations. Please pray for her and family for God's strength and comfort and for wisdom and guidance for doctors.

God's blessings to you!

Received: July 21, 2020

Miriam

Pray to Heavenly Father God to immediately conquer Ashley, her Cousin and Lajuan for violently threatening the lives of Derrick, his Family and Marle'n, pray to Heavenly Father God to immediately provide Derrick and Marle'n with employment they've applied for away from their present Employer that's plagued with Covid 19, and that Father God will place his Hedge of Protection around Marle'n, Derrick and his Family from dangers and people fighting against them.

Thank You For Praying!

Received: July 18, 2020

Jean Douchey

A woman in Omaha has lost four uncles and a grandfather in Mexico - all due to COVID plus my nephew has it now too. Pray for peace and strength for the young woman and for healing for my nephew.

Received: July 17, 2020

Carolyn Scheer

Marcia Wallace will be having open heart surgery at 7:30am this Friday, July 17th. We pray for God’s loving embrace for Marcia and her family and God’s direction for every aspect of her surgery and recovery.

Received: July 15, 2020

Jo McAhren

Please pray for my cousin Kathy Reikofski who is having a heart catherization tomorrow morning. Pray for guidance and wisdom for the Dr.s and nurses and for strength and comfort for Kathy. Also pray for wisdom for our cousin Verna who will be with Kathy who will be her advocate.

Received: July 13, 2020

Leisha W Moxness

My cousin, Tim, had his cancer surgery yesterday. Going into the surgery he had to sign that if the doctors thought it necessary that they could amputate. They were able to save his leg, thankfully. Unfortunately he will have to do some more chemo when he is recovered enough from the surgery.

Brian still has occasional setbacks following his bone marrow transplant. Thankfully he is still moving forward in his recovery, but he still has a long road ahead of him.

Baby Lily has another scope today to determine if she needs a tracheotomy.

Thank you for your continued prayers for all three of these children of God.

Received: June 30, 2020

Anonymous

Pray that Jason & family would recognize Jesus loves them and trust Jesus as their Savior and Lord.

Received: June 24, 2020

Leisha Moxness

Just an update on some previous prayer requests along with one new request:

It was originally thought that baby Lily would have to have a tracheotomy. The doctors ended up deciding against it for the time being, but just yesterday she was put back in ICU due to her throwing up and being short of oxygen.

My cousin Tim is still having a difficult time with his chemo. He is scheduled for surgery on the 29th of this month. Please pray that he will be in good enough condition to endure the surgery so they don't have to postpone.

Please continue to pray for Brian. He is still having a difficult time after his bone marrow transplant and with the side effects of chemo. Please pray for healing and that he can start to regain his strength soon.

Please pray for my Aunt Vernietta (my cousin Tim's mother and my mom's younger sister). She is scheduled for brain aneurysm surgery next month.

Thank you,

Leisha Moxness

Received: June 17, 2020

Ken Price

Prayers requested for Ken Price as he was found to have blood clots leading to his lungs and to his kidneys. Please pray for Ken, his family and the medical team tending to his care.

Received: June 12, 2020

Troy

A member in our community called today to ask for prayers for his mother. His name is Troy and he'd like his mother to be healed from her cancer.

Received: June 12, 2020

Janell Sime

Please lift up my husband, Jeff, in your prayers as he prepares for his open-heart surgery tomorrow. Prayers for peace, for Jeff, and guidance and wisdom for the doctors. Please also pray for my trust in our Lord during this time.

Received: June 4, 2020

Leisha Moxness

Here are updates on some previous prayer requests as well as one new one:

Please continue to pray for baby Lily. She is still in the hospital after her heart surgery, which was expected. Yesterday they discovered something wrong with her swallowing mechanism. She had surgery this morning to fix that, but there were complications. The doctors had to put in a tracheotomy which will be in for a time.

My cousin, Tim, is having a difficult time with his chemo. I think he is either on his last round of it or will soon be doing his last round of it. Please continue to pray for him, his wife, and their two boys.

Brian had a bone marrow transplant last Friday where one of his brothers was the donor. The transplant went well, but unfortunately he had to take some strong chemo in preparation for the transplant, and he will continue to feel worse for a while before he feels better. Please continue to pray for that family.

Please pray for Brian (different Brian) who is the son-in-law of one of my mom's good friends. Brian is a SWAT team leader near Washington, DC, and has had to become involved with the protests in that area. Please pray for the safety of Brian and everyone he works with.

Received: June 3, 2020

Anonymous

Please pray for peaceful demonstrations. Please pray for the businesses in Omaha that are being affected by the demonstrations the last few nights. Pray for protection of the police officers and national guard. Let the love and care of Jesus come through. They are hurting and seem to only be able to lash out. Destruction of property is not the answer. Prayers for a changed heart that can only be healed by our Heavenly Father. He knows about losing a son.

Received: June 2, 2020

Dee Dee

Can you pray for Khadijah to stop bringing different people especially men’s with evil spirits in her home around her kids (4 year old and 7 year old) and to remove them out of her life forever. Pray that God will stop all type of communication and visits of these men’s to her home because they’re using her for her body and this is the work of Satan from the kingdom of darkness to bring evil into the home to go against her and her kids – this is the trick of Satan because this is Khadijah weakness (decree and declare this prayer in Jesus name, Amen).

Received: May 29, 2020

Janet Edwardson

Please pray for health & peace for Aunt Judy & Uncle Glen, aunt & uncle of Pam Elvig. They are in memory care & senior living respectively in the same facility in Minneapolis & they have had 12 residents & 3 staff test positive for Covid. Knowing how quickly this can spread they’re all frightened & isolated.

Received: May 26, 2020

Pastor Tyler

Please pray for the Fred, Brad, and Dale Burklund families. Dale is on “Comfort Care” in the hospital after suffering multiple brain bleeds. And Hydrocephalus. Pray for comfort and strength for all the Burklund families.

Received: May 23, 2020

Leisha Moxness

Please continue to pray for Lily, who is the infant granddaughter of my cousin, Brent, and his wife, Rogene. Lily had her heart surgery yesterday. They got her through the surgery, and she will be in the hospital approximately two weeks. She can only have one parent with her, so pray for all of them as that little family is temporarily separated.

Please pray for my cousin, Tim, who is my age. He has a cancerous growth in his leg and has been undergoing chemo. He will ultimately have surgery, probably sometime this summer. He is a farmer, so the timing of all of this is very difficult. Tim has a wife, Susan, and two adolescent/teenage boys--Evan and Eli. Please pray as they go through this journey.

Please continue to pray for Brian and his family who are all friends of my family. Brian has been battling leukemia for 3 1/2 months. In the near future he will be having a bone marrow transplant with one of his brothers being the donor. Please pray for all involved as they take the next step in their journey as a family.

Received: May 20, 2020

LCM

Prayers for Tom who has been in the ICU in critical condition since last Saturday.

Received: May 19, 2020

Carol Quiroz

My mother Margaret Andersen was diagnosed with Breast Cancer a year ago. We have been containing the growth with medication until a month ago. This Friday she will be undergoing a lumpectomy. Please keep her in your thoughts and prayers.

Received: May 19, 2020

RICHARD VONDERLAGE

Good morning

I am always thankful for your warrior attitude as you pray for those that are suffering.

I have a friend who is going through cancer treatment. She has gone through the first round of chemo and the doctors are trying something new. Her name is Charlott without an E.

Please pray for healing of her body and heart. She is not a non-believer but doesn't profess to believe in God.

Thank you.

Rich

Received: May 19, 2020

Stephanie Flynn

My father in law Denny Flynn is at St. Mary's in MN (Mayo Clinic). He is scheduled to have heart surgery on Friday (5/15) morning to repair his heart valve. Please pray for our family.

Received: May 13, 2020

Ryan Pramberg - Youth for Christ

“O God, we want this work kept on a miracle basis. We want everyone to know that God's hand is on this movement. We want folks to see that this is too big and too great for any person or group of people to accomplish by themselves. We want folks to say God did it."

We are about 8 or 9 weeks into this new reality of Covid and ministry is different - still happening, but different. Lots of video chats and phone calls to check in and see how kids are doing.

Teens are about the same as adults. Some are good, some are bad, and nearly all want a little freedom and to see people physically. If you’re feeling an emotion, there’s a good chance a student is too as we are all human.

Here are some ways you can be praying for YFC in the next two weeks.

Prayer:

1. Wisdom for our leadership as they decide how and when we re-enter being physically present with students.

2. Parents of seniors who are also grieving the loss of graduation and special trips, parties, and celebration moments

3. Praying for students with mental health issues and homes are aren’t safe.

Praise:

1. We’ve been able to meet more with middle school students that are hard to reach through video

2. God is still discipling students. There are a few who have grown immensely with the Lord in this time. Praising for that!

Received: May 13, 2020

Marilyn Hergert

Please pray for our neighbor, Eric, who was diagnosed this week with stage 4 stomach cancer that has spread to his liver and lymph nodes and it is inoperable. He drove himself to the emergency room Saturday night after having survive pain that he thought might be a kidney stone. Pray for guidance and wisdom for his doctors and comfort, strength and peace for him and his family. He has a wife and two small daughters. They just moved into our neighborhood about three months ago

Received: May 7, 2020

hen

Please pray for Henrietta Harman and Anthony Cabot to reconcile to have love and forgiveness for each other and get married to each other and still be in love with each other.

Please pray for them to be born again saved and believing on and in the true lord Jesus Christ and loving him and his people please pray for them to pray, repent and love the truth and have a revelation of Jesus as truth and bible as truth.

Please pray for them to be delivered from the occult , Satan and demons. Please pray for guidance from holy spirit and faith that leads to godly action.

Please pray for Henrietta to love and honour Anthony and for him to forgive her and her parents and see them again.

Amen

Received: May 5, 2020

Leisha Moxness

Last December I put in a prayer request for Lily who is the infant granddaughter of my cousin Brent and his wife, Rogene. Lily was born in early December with a heart defect and was life-flighted from the Kearney area to Omaha the day she was born with the idea that she would have emergency surgery. The doctors decided they couldn't do the surgery at that time, but they are now planning on doing her surgery on the 19th of this month. Please pray for Lily, her family, and her doctors. Thank you!

Leisha Moxness

Received: May 4, 2020

LCM

Please pray for Ruby, a young woman who works at the Omaha meat packing plant who was diagnosed with Corona Virus And is having difficulty breathing.

Received: May 4, 2020

Lou Jershin

Prayers for Ed who has been in the hospital with multiple health issues.

Received: April 28, 2020

Ryan Pramberg - Youth for Christ

“O God, we want this work kept on a miracle basis. We want everyone to know that God's hand is on this movement. We want folks to see that this is too big and too great for any person or group of people to accomplish by themselves. We want folks to say God did it."

Luke 11:9-10

Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened.

I’m starting to see just how crazy this invitation is. Jesus gives me far more permission to ask than I take advantage of. He calls us toward searching (Proverbs 2) and tells us we’ll find the treasure. I am allowed to boldly knock. When I try to put that into terms I understand, it makes it more real. Allow me to use an analogy.

Ask: That is giving my kids 100% freedom to ask and ask and ask for anything. I may say no, but that doesn’t ever stop them from asking. “Daddy, can I have a pony and a house all to myself?” Ask away.

Seek: There’s surprises for us each day if we look. Jesus delights in revealing himself to us. That is the same as finding small ways to delight and surprise those around me in small and big ways.

Knock: That is me telling anyone and everyone, you can come knock on my door at any time and I’ll make space for you. Any time. Every time, I’ll listen. And I thought getting up two times a night with my daughter was crazy, but he goes farther than I do.

All it means for me. I’m beginning (key word, beginning) to pray for things bolder. Being more forward with it. And instead of trying to avoid stepping “over the line” or asking for things I’m “not allowed to”, I’m asking Jesus to rebuke me if it’s not possible. I’m asking:

“Jesus, I pray that every person in my entire lineage knows you until you return. If it’s marriage, birth, adoption, foster care, anyone that comes into our family in any way, may they be HOLY unto you. Whether 1 year from now, or 1000. May they all know you and love you forever. Do that for my family.”

“Jesus, miraculously heal ____. I won’t stop asking until you give me an answer of ‘yes.’”

So far, he hasn’t said that my requests are out of line. Ask, seek, and knock.

Prayer

I think a lot about Ivan, Jake and Mike. Praying specifically that they comes to follow Jesus.

Praise

We added 20 kids this week who want to share their faith with 5 friends. That’s 100 kids who will hear about Jesus from someone they know! Pray for their boldness!

Three students reached out independently to ask how to grow in faith! We’re meeting virtually to talk about it!

I love getting to pray for y’all. Thanks for lifting these students up to Jesus!

Ryan

Received: April 27, 2020

Jayne Dean

Please pray for Claire, 31 years old, from Michigan. She has covid-19 and is in an induced coma. The virus is attacking her heart and she is in critical condition. Pray for her family, the healthcare team caring for her, may they be wise in their management and be compassionate. Pray for God who needs no human medicine to cure her. Thank you.

Received: April 24, 2020

Anonymous

Please pray for my husband James the he would put the Lord first and listen to Jesus. That he would put the Lord first in our finances and honor our marriage.Pray that the Lord, would bless my husband’s work. that he would be diligent and prosperous and given favor both with the Lord and man. That he would be the head and not the tail. That everything he does prospers. Pray that he would have a heart of gratitude and remove the spirit of apathy. Pray that no weapon formed against us would prosper. That the Lord would give him wisdom knowledge and discernment. Pray that the Lord would give him strength to walk into opportunities he provides. That the Lord, would infuse his character with courage for daily decisions and heal the past wounds of my husband’s heart. Pray the Lord would guide my husband as the leader of our home.help my husband’s parenting to reflect Jesus Christ to our children. May his leadership skills be empowered by the mind of Jesus Christ. Pray the Lord would keep my husband healthy and lead my husbands hand and heart in our relationship, his work, our home, community and church. Also please pray a guard over his heart, mouth and mind,Jesus. Also to protect him from temptation and to be filled with the Holy Spirit. Lastly pray for him to have encouraging and godly friendships. Break any soul ties or relationships that are not from the Lord. In Jesus Name Amen.

Received: April 22, 2020

Agnes McKittrick

Please pray for Me To Overcome all Blockages ..obstacles ..

Challenges daily Consistently

To experience Fire burning Desiring and Hungry....Thirsty

For God and His Words Consistently.

Health. Deliverance..

.Strength

...Wisdom...knowledge..Understanding....Peace... Joy

Favor

Agnes From Minnesota.

Received: April 12, 2020

Pauline Smith

I have a Simon C George, he's a lawyer. He doesn't believe in God. He wants someone to prove that God exists. Never been a Christian before. I just don't know-how, so my prayers request is to ask God to show him something (I don't know. Something miraculous). Pray for him, God.

Received: April 11, 2020

Amy Weidner

Prayers for my dad, Darrell, who is 87 and has been in/out of the hospital, and may need a procedure for an abscess in his lung.

Received: April 10, 2020

Chris Andersen

Please pray for our friends in Wanblee and those on the Pine Ridge and Rosebud Reservations. They are on complete lockdown as of right now. That means the food that Families Working Together is packing up and sharing in the community can’t be delivered or received. Also, child abuse is already prevalent on the reservation and this time being confined to home, could be dangerous for both women and children. We are not allowed to deliver the food that has been donated yet due to the lockdown either. We are still accepting donations to go up there and hoping to get it up there soon!

Received: April 10, 2020

Ryan Pramberg - Youth for Christ

“O God, we want this work kept on a miracle basis. We want everyone to know that God's hand is on this movement. We want folks to see that this is too big and too great for any person or group of people to accomplish by themselves. We want folks to say God did it."

Prayer Team,

In some ways, I love these trying times. They create tension and pain. Powerful emotions. I’ve found that every moment of growth in my life has been from tension and pain. I even shared today that I love knowing there will be growth and good coming, but I hate the pain of the moment. Can I get the growth without the pain?

The answer is no.

We can’t get something for nothing. Leaning into the tension and pain is the price we pay for growth, but I’ll gladly pay it. I don’t go looking for it, but when it knocks on my door, I want to receive it with joy, knowing my God will do something with it.

Destiny is a process, not a destination. Commit to the pain and tension. Embrace the difficult and becomes friends with fear. For I have discovered the secret. The only way to get to the destination is through the tension and pain. That doesn’t sound that great to most, but I know Jesus.

He led the way by example. Think about this. He was perfectly in the will of the Father on the cross. God’s plan to accomplish His work was in the most bloody way. A sacrifice that Jesus endured for the joy set before him (Hebrews 12:2). It resulted in His glory as he rose from the grave. Our faith is tied to that resurrection.

The wonderful part of it all is this: I go though it with my shepherd and he’s beyond good to me in the midst of it. Even when my fear stops me and the pain numbs me, he is right beside me, beaconing me toward the light. I’m walking that direction with you and looking forward to seeing how he uses it to make me more like him. I pray the same for you…even in the midst of the tension and pain.

James 1:2-5, Philippians 4:2-9, Hebrews 12:2-13

Prayer

Kid’s mental health – there are a number of students who struggle with depression/isolation. Praying for them specifically and against the enemy.

Unsafe homes – there are kids who like going to school and Campus Life to escape home. They’ve been in my thoughts lots as I see names and faces.

Wisdom for decision makers – Ask for wisdom (James 1:2-5) as people lead into new seasons and rhythms. At the government level, leadership, non-profits, and personal.

Praise

Being able to minister to kids apart has been fun. It’s a challenge and mixes up the normal flow and routine a ton!

Lots of new family memories and laughter together!

Received: April 6, 2020

The Clark Family

Prayers for Banx Clark, who has a Desmoid tumor, which while non-cancerous is very dangerous. The surgeons and doctors are meeting on Wednesday to decide what to do. Prayers for wisdom and guidance.

Received: April 3, 2020

Leisha Moxness

Please pray for Brian and Carolyn. They are the daughter and son-in-law of one of my mom's friends. Brian and Carolyn are both sick with COVID-19. They live in New Jersey, which of course is one of the hardest-hit areas. Thank you!

Received: April 3, 2020

Donna Holmquist

Ethan, who, with his wife, was a missionary in Central Mexico for four years and was coming back to the states this week is NOW safely back in Indianapolis. Wonderful reunion at proper length of space—with family and especially with his own wonderful family. He was working with handicapped orphans and hopes to return to see them again some time. Ethan and his wife will be needed to share the love of Jesus!

Received: March 30, 2020

Donna Holmquist

We had asked prayers for our niece’s son Ethan and his family who were missionaries in Mexico and moving back to the U.S. They are now all safely on U.S. soil and headed for Indianapolis where they will be making their home and waiting for God’s direction in their lives. Praising God for this miracle! Bruce and Donna Holmquist

Received: March 28, 2020

Joyce Hodges

For my grandson Heath in the hospital in Omaha and suicidal and can be healed for his depression by Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ

Received: March 28, 2020

Janet Edwardson

My son-in-law, Kyle’s close first cousins’ son Parker was born with a genetic disorder, he is now in his teens & has has been very ill for the last several months & has now been put in hospice. His single mother, Jen is really struggling. Pray for comfort & peace in this very stressful time for all the family. Janet Edwardson

Received: March 28, 2020

Jeanne Cline

Prayers for my son, Eric, his wife, Jasmin and their five teen children in Ohio. Eric just lost his job, Jasmin has COVID-19, but is not in need of being hospitalized, and the teens are being teens. Prayers also for me, as I am struggling with not being able to be with them during this time or do anything for them but pray.

Received: March 27, 2020

Donna Holmquist

Our Niece’s son Ethan and family have been missionaries in Central Mexico for four years. Their time there is now up and they are planning to return to the U.S. leaving on Thursday, March 26. One set of grandparents are flying down to pick up the two little children while Ethan and his wife drive a truck and van back to Texas where the other grandfather will meet them to help them get to Indianapolis, their future home. Please pray for safety for all in this travel venture. They have been working with handicapped children during their stay there and will be greatly missed! Lots and lots of prayers needed for the safety of all. Bruce and Donna Holmquist

Received: March 24, 2020

Shari

Please pray for Harold, a dear friend and mentor, who has had his bypass surgery postponed. This will be his second or third delay in treating his condition since around the holidays. Harold is a very positive and faith-filled individual so there is much to be thankful for with that. He is such a great encourager, we pray he may also be encouraged that this delay lead to greater results for him.

Thank you.

Received: March 24, 2020

Marilyn Hergert

Please pray for peace, comfort and strength for our dear Christian friends, Dale and Jeanine Christensen and their family of Fremont, Nebraska. Also pray for his wife, Mandi. They lost their 32 year old son unexpectedly last Tuesday. He had no children and lived in California the last two years. He worked for Homeland Security. If you would care to, please read his obituary in the Fremont Tribune newspaper. Because of the virus situation, his memorial service will not be held until a later date.

Received: March 23, 2020

Joan

Continued prayers, my sister’s biopsy test has come back malignant. She needs to now see an oncologist for an evaluation to see what kind of treatment is best for her. Please pray for peace of mind for Judy & the family. Also praise God for holding Judy so close in his gentle, loving arms.

Received: March 16, 2020

Ryan Pramberg - Youth for Christ

“O God, we want this work kept on a miracle basis. We want everyone to know that God's hand is on this movement. We want folks to see that this is too big and too great for any person or group of people to accomplish by themselves. We want folks to say God did it."

Prayer Requests:

Short and simple – pray that God gives us wisdom on how and where to engage. We’re going to be entirely remote relationships for the foreseeable future and it’s not well travelled waters. Pray we can equip, lead, and serve our volunteer teams well!

For your encouragement:

About last Thursday my brother and I were talking about the different things we’d been reading. The main topic, of course, was whether we thought this Coronavirus was a real threat or closer to Ebola. Our conclusion was both “real threat.”

You are certainly entitled to your opinion, and I’m not here to convince you one way or another. Yet, I do want to tell you what I know about my Lord. I don’t know the future, but I think I KNOW him. He’s got a few things to say.

Anxiety to Peace

John 14:23-27 – ”But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you. 27 Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.”

I love that this was this morning reading. Jesus said this to his disciples on the way to the cross. He leaves us with peace. He is the prince of peace. I’m with him. If he can have it walking toward the cross, then the Holy Spirit can certainly engage with us too!

Fear to Joy and Thanksgiving

Philippians 4:4-8 Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! 5 Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. 6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

8 Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.

Wherever you get information could give you hundreds of reasons to be afraid. I experienced my initial battle with it Saturday night for about 5 minutes. Until I was reminded “I never could control or know the future anyway. But I know what I can set my mind on.”

Therefore, I read news, I get reports, I inform where and when I can, and ultimately, I pray. I focus on what I’m thankful for. Everyday, I’m making a paper chain. Our family will write things we’re thankful for each day. NOT to put our head in the sand and avoid pain, but as a reminder to set our minds on things above.

I may never get a chance to lead my family through something like this, however tragic or overblown it may be. I don’t want to miss the opportunity and I pray the news is overblown.

Received: March 16, 2020

Ryan Pramberg - Youth for Christ

“O God, we want this work kept on a miracle basis. We want everyone to know that God's hand is on this movement. We want folks to see that this is too big and too great for any person or group of people to accomplish by themselves. We want folks to say God did it."

Jesus claims to be so many things. Bread of life, living water, truth, light, the way, grace, judge, I am, resurrection and life, and the Christ among others. I love that in every way he’s saying, “I alone satisfy. Life is ONLY found in me.”

This is why I always pray that kids meet Jesus and follow him, not that they become “Christian.” Christians aren’t bad, neither is Christianity. Yet, many never experience life in Christ because they inadvertently follow Christianity and not the Christ behind the movement. Even for me, Christianity only satisfies when I live life following Jesus because it’s about Jesus and abiding with him. So many times I’ve played the “religious game” of going to church, praying, reading without ever falling more in love with Jesus.

So today, pray with me that these students meet and fall madly, passionately, wildly in love with Jesus, because he’s crazy about them!

Prayer:

“Aiden.” He realized last week while talking about faith; “Then it means that Jesus is real, but I don’t know about following him yet.” His eyes are being opened!

“Jake.” – Still praying he meets and follows Jesus.

“Ivan.” – he keeps asking great questions, keeps coming, and his hang-up is he doesn’t want to follow Jesus because he thinks evangelizing is wrong. Praying he meets Jesus!

Laborers for the Harvest – Jesus told us to pray and ask, so I’m praying and asking. We’ve added 5 leaders 2019 and I’m praying for more!

Pray for Doza and Gabi, leaders, as they share and lead from the front for the first time! I’m excited to grow with them!

Praise:

Norman is a volunteer of ours following Jesus and moving to Oregon. They found a house they can afford and are in contract!

We have an all-star volunteer team. Everyone is meeting with kids 1 on 1+ to go deeper in asking questions. Even with kids from different faiths. Love the favor we’ve been given!

Received: March 11, 2020

Patty

Prayers for Jim & Cathy & their 41 year old daughter Meggen. Cathy is getting over a recent knee replacement, Meggen, who had been diagnosed with tongue cancer, and undergone surgery, found out that it is now in her lymph nodes, and they will need to remove most of her teeth before they can start radiation therapy. Jim had heart surgery in December, and is recovering from that, he was also supposed to have a different procedure done this month, but that has been put on hold. Prayers also for Cathy, who lost her mother, who was her last living parent, last August, as she continues to grieve that loss as well.

Received: March 9, 2020

LCM

Please pray for Gordon McDonald. He is currently at the hospital in Arizona with the recent diagnosis of pneumonia.

Received: February 24, 2020

Kelly Jo

Update on our friend Brian: He had a successful kidney transplant! PTL!!!

Received: February 22, 2020

Kelly Jo

Asking for prayers for our friend Brian. He is at the Med Center waiting on a possible kidney donor. Thank you.

Received: February 18, 2020

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