This month marks a special holiday in the lunar calendar for M*sl*ms. June begins the month of R*mad*n. Beginning June 18 and ending July 17, M*sl*ms use this time to especially seek the favor of god. They fast during the day from all foods and liquids (including one's own saliva, hence large amounts of spitting throughout the city), and they feast after sundown.
During this time, we have a huge opportunity to engage in a battle between light and darkness. Please join me and many others on the mission field in prayer for this nation. Take a look at this helpful SIM Niger Prayer Guide. In it you will find four parts:
1. A Scripture focus
2. Requests from the 30 Days of Prayer for the M*sl*m World
3. Focus on a city or village in Niger
4. A Request from the Vision Psalm 72:9 prayer guide for the desert tribes of Niger
I ask that you also pray for Christians in Niger. Just this past Sunday morning in church, a woman shared her hardship as the only Christian in her family. When she refused to get up in the mornings and pray with them, they refused to let her eat. May God's goodness and grace shine even brighter during this time. Pray that our M*sl*m neighbors find freedom in Jesus Christ.