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Quick Prayer and Praise

A large class taking a 1 week module Large class doing a one week Module at the University (UDG)

You may find more details on these requests by reading the newsletters on this website. This is the place where a quick list of the most recent prayer request and praise items may be found. Our hope is that this page will serve as a quick and up to date list of churches and individuals to access as they go to prayer.

Please Pray:

  • For our training ministries with these bright young Christian university students at UDG preparing to serve the Lord with their lives.

  • That Elisa would indeed be healing well and grow to be a beautiful strong and healthy child.

  • For the situation in Moldova during this time of the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • For the ministries and outreach of the Imago Dei Baptist Church.

  • For Strong Foundations - that many young people from suffering families would come to trust Christ through this ministry.

  • For the Christian University (UDG) now that traditional classes have resumed.

  • For continued strength and health as we are back in Moldova following the pandemic pause. We arrived on August 27, 2020.

  • For our partner Mihai that the Lord would provide the needed support for his family as he serves in full-time ministry here in Moldova.

  • That the leadership at Imago Dei will have opportunities to visit the families of the ESL students to share the gospel in a more intimate way.

  • For the students at the Christian University (UDG). Most of the students from Central Asia were not able to return home during this pandemic.

  • That the Lord would draw individuals and families from the neighborhood of Imago Dei Baptist Church that they might hear the gospel of salvation.

  • For the Prairie family as they are on Pre-field ministries. May the Lord supply their every need so they might join us soon in Moldova.

  • That as we mentor our friends and partners Mihai & Irina, Sergiu & Svetlana we would grow closer to Him and each other and be able to give them tools to continue serving the Lord here in Chișinău.

  • For Monterrico Christian English Immersion School in Lima, Peru during the restrictions due to the pandemic. The New Life Baptist Church just celebrated their twentieth year anniversary! 

  • For our language studies which have been suspended for the time of the pandemic.

  • For both of us (Rich and Jo Ann) that we would continue to have the health and vitality to accomplish all that the Lord has for us here in Moldova.


  • That Delia remained free of the Covid virus and also that Mihai recovered so quickly. 

  • That we were able to return to Moldova at the end of August and start the school year with a very full schedule!

  • For people from the community around Imago Dei that are interested in this new church. Some younger students from Jo Ann's ESL classes are attending Wednesday Bible Study as well as Sunday morning services!

  • For the wonderful way the Lord is supplying for Imago Dei

  • For those that have increased our support and some that are giving anonymously 

  • That Jo Ann is speaking quite well and understands more than she can speak! Rich is still quite a ways from that mark.  

  • For friends that are caring for our home in PA and more while we are in Europe.

  • For financial supporters & prayer partners that have been faithful for 47 years! Thank you