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Earthquake Relief and Rebuilding

On April 25 a massive earthquake struck Nepal, affecting areas in which Prayer League missionaries and partner organizations have lived and worked for decades. The earthquake measured 7.8 on the Richter scale, and had its epicenter 50 miles northwest of Kathmandu. An estimated 8,800 people were killed and hundreds of thousands more were left homeless. Our partner organizations were already on the ground when the earthquake struck and they reacted quickly. Thousands of households were … [Continue Reading]

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The Principle of Immediacy

“It is the Prayer League way to depend upon God to meet our needs day-by-day, month-by-month, and year-by-year.” (Mission Handbook, ¶ 140) I have recently written about the Prayer League practice of non-indebtedness, really a result of our commitment to prayer. Our Handbook describes other implications of our commitment to prayer – one of which is the principle of “immediacy”. “[Immediacy] means… that we tend to disburse what resources we receive as we receive them. … [Continue Reading]

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Annual Report 2014

In 2014 God provided the World Mission Prayer League with more than $2.6 million in regular day-to-day donations – mostly through donors like you. It was the highest operating income we have ever had. More than 1,300 individuals contributed nearly $1.2 million, while 185 congregations contributed nearly $1 million more. Other contributions came from Bible study and fellowship groups, the Thrivent Choice® program, and donor-advised investment funds. In addition to regular contributions such as these, … [Continue Reading]