Magnitude-7.8 Earthquake

On April 25, a magnitude-7.8-magnitude earthquake shook Nepal in what is now considered as the worst disaster in the country’s recent history. Roads were destroyed and houses collapsed including centuries-old heritage sites. As of now, more than 6,100 deaths have been reported and a lot more missing as they continue to dig through the rubbles. Many people (including women, children, and elderlies) slept outside their houses last night, afraid that the aftershocks would keep them unsafe.

The earthquake happened during our church’s worship service in Kathmandu and all church members have been accounted safe. But they still haven’t been able to contact some of their friends and relatives.

We’re currently planning our strategies to help provide not only their immediate needs (food, water, shelter) but also their eternal needs (comfort, hope, salvation). On a personal note, I would like to take this opportunity to encourage everyone to pray and invest in Nepal’s rehabilitation. We want you to take part in what God will be doing in Nepal through the team. If you would be interested in helping out financially or in kind, please visit this page.

  • Pray for strength and comfort for everyone who lost their family and friends to the earthquake.
  • Pray for their provision as they rebuild their homes specially that the monsoon season’s about to start in May. It rains up to 50% of the time during their monsoon season.
  • Pray for the safety of all survivors as the aftershocks continue to make some people afraid of going back into their homes.
  • Pray that this situation will open doors for the Gospel to flourish in the hearts of the Nepalese.
  • Pray also for our church in Nepal, that they may shine as God’s light to people who have lost their homes, families, and friends to the quake.

God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging. There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God, the holy place where the Most High dwells. God is within her, she will not fall; God will help her at break of day. He says, “Be still, and know that I am God.” Psalm 46

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FEBRUARY 1-28
  • Funds. Pray for favor as we meet our potential partners as we raise funds for the mission. May God speak to the hearts of those He has appointed to take part in this mission.
  • Wisdom. May we be guided with wisdom as we identify what needs to be done as we prepare for all requirements of the trip. May we not miss essential details in the preparation.
  • Good Health. Nepal ranks 150th in WHO, which means there are challenges when it comes to health and sanitation (including clean water). Pray for good health and protection for the whole team before, during, and after the mission trip. May none of us get sick.

The Lord had said to Abram, “Go from your country, your people and your father’s household to the land I will show you. “I will make you into a great nation, and I will bless you; I will make your name great, and you will be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you, and whoever curses you I will curse; and all peoples on earth will be blessed through you.” Genesis 12:1-3

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NATION OF NEPAL
  • Government Leaders. Pray for wisdom, political will, righteousness in governance, high performance, replacement of all corrupt officials with idealistic ones, salvation of key government officials.
  • Economy. Pray for productivity increase in agriculture, industries, services, export.
  • Political Stability. Pray for unity among political parties.
  • Nepal Constitution. Pray for the writing of their constitution, that it will be completed in a timely manner and for it to provide for a favorable environment in which the gospel can flourish.
  • Infrastructure. Pray for new roads, abundant water and energy supply, zero load-shedding, completion of hydro projects ahead of time.
  • Citizenry. Pray for a strong sense of ownership, discipline, diligence, salvation of top influential people in politics, business, government, military, entertainment and sports.

If my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land. 2 Chronicles 7:14

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DISCIPLESHIP
  • Strong Foundation. Pray for full submission to the Lordship of Jesus, in-filling of the Holy Spirit, identity in Jesus, and being rooted in the Word of God.
  • Character Development. Pray that they will be established in the spiritual discipline of worship, prayer, studying God’s Word and fellowship; build-up of Christ-like character, strong conviction and commitment to God’s work.
  • Equipping. Pray for highly available, teachable, focused, application of God’s Word in all areas of life, life skills development.
  • Empowerment. Pray for leadership development of believers, duplicate themselves, confidence in Jesus, be comfortable in sharing the Gospel and personal testimony, all Nepali worship and music team, increase in involvement of Nepali disciples to Victory Nepal’s corporate activities.
  • Growth. Pray for spiritual growth, miracles, signs and wonders, testimonies of changed lives, excellence, fruitfulness.
  • Blessings. Pray for financial provision, protection, good health, progressive ideas and innovations, high-productivity.

You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven. Matthew 5:14-16

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GROUND TEAM
  • Leadership. Pray for an increase in Christ-like leadership character, supernatural wisdom, grace, favor, protection, good health, provisions to the Leadership Team
  • Workers. Pray for an increase in Christ-like character and obedience.
  • Acquisition of Nepali Language. Pray for full adjustment to Nepali culture and way of life, diligence, focus.
  • Love and Unity. Pray for an increase in love, transparency, communication, relational quotient, and unity in mind and spirit.
  • Blessings. Pray for financial provision, fruitfulness, creative ideas and innovations, high-productivity.

For “everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.” How then will they call on him in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in him of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without someone preaching? And how are they to preach unless they are sent? As it is written, “How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the good news!” Romans 10:13-15

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LOCAL CHURCH
  • Purpose. Pray that the church will make every effort to honor God by making disciples, planting Christ-centered and socially responsible churches and campus ministries.
  • Focus. Pray that the church will be able to focus on discipleship and leadership development, worship, and social responsibilities.
  • Logistics Requirements. Pray that the church will own a worship center in a strategic location with excellent sound system and complete amenities.
  • Growth. Pray for more workers, volunteers, local leaders, and Nepali believers.

. . . built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being the cornerstone, in whom the whole structure, being joined together, grows into a holy temple in the Lord. In him you also are being built together into a dwelling place for God by the Spirit. Ephesians 2:20-22

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YOU CAN BE PART TOO!

We’re currently looking for individuals who have the same heart of blessing the nations. And as it says in Romans 10:14-15, “How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching to them? And how can anyone preach unless they are sent?” We want to offer you the opportunity to partner with us on this mission trip by clicking on the link below.

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