Get Involved Prayers This Week in prayer: Philippines FEBC Philippines runs a network of ten radio stations strategically located in key cities across the nation. The stations in Bocaue, Bulacan, and Zambales primarily focus on broadcasting to China and sharing the good news of Jesus Christ with the rapidly growing underground Chinese church. SUNDAY 16th May Cases of COVID-19 have now appeared in all 81 provinces of the Philippines with around 904,000 cases reported so far. Please ask God to intervene mightily to stop the spread of the virus, particularly in the poorer rural areas where healthcare resources are severely limited. MONDAY 17th May Please pray for the teams working for FEBC radio stations based in Bocaue, Bulacan and Zambales. Each of these stations is playing a key role in producing evangelistic programmes which are broadcast into China. Please pray this content will feed the fast-growing underground church and will lead many who have never heard the gospel before to put their faith in Jesus. TUESDAY 18th May ‘The Good News Radio’ station in Davao City continues to provide much-needed online counselling and support to young people in Marawi City following the armed conflict with ISIS fighters that broke out in the city in 2017. Please pray for the counsellors and ask God to use these sessions to bring healing, restoration and hope to these very needy young people. WEDNESDAY 19th May There has been a huge rise in mental health problems across the Philippines since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The hotline run by the National Centre for Mental Health has been inundated with calls, including an alarming rise in suicide-related concerns. Please ask the Lord to touch those who are burdened by anxiety, depression and other mental conditions with His peace, and restore joy to their hearts in Jesus’ name. THURSDAY 20th May The Philippines has over 180 indigenous ethnic groups. This presents a challenge for programme-makers as over half of these ethnic groups have their own language or dialect. Please pray for the people who are working so hard to produce programmes that bring the good news of Jesus to life for listeners in their own heart language. FRIDAY 21st May FEBC Philippines broadcasts a prayer for the nation every hour. Please pray that many will pause to pray for the nation throughout the day and listen to the devotional programmes that have been lifting people's spirits during the COVID-19 pandemic and pointing people to faith in Jesus Christ. SATURDAY 22nd May 702 DZAS "Agapay ng Sambayanan" is the flagship station of FEBC Philippines, broadcasting to Mega Manila, Central Luzon and Calabarzon. Please pray for all the team involved in producing a wide range of programmes from music, drama, teaching to live counselling, news and public service broadcasts. Praise God for the churches that have been planted within communities that started their spiritual journey listening to FEBC.