Lesotho Update Archives


Lesotho Update Message

September 2nd 2014

Dear Praying Friends, I am writing to ask for your special prayers for Lesotho and our family.  In the wee hours of Saturday morning, there was an attempted coup in the country.  The army shut down radio stations, attacked several police stations, and also the Prime Minister's residence.  Fortunately, the Prime Minister was warned of the attack shortly before it happened and fled to South Africa.  As far as we know he is still in South Africa, and we assume the army is in control of the country.&nb ...Continue Reading

Lesotho Update Message

December 8th 2013

Lesotho Update Message Dear Praying Friends, Friday evening I didn't have time to write much, so I just wrote the one request for the seminar I was attending.  Here is a follow-up praise, a few other prayer requests and some exciting praise to our great Lord. Praise: [*] The Theological Education by Extension seminar went very well, and I felt the Lord's help.  Thank you so much to everyone who prayed for me.  Specifically, God opened the door for me to witness to an older man who does not yet kn ...Continue Reading

Lesotho Update Message

December 6th 2013

Lesotho Update Message Dear praying friends, I would like to ask you to pray for me especially this weekend. I am helping to facilitate a seminar for training Christian leaders in Lesotho. I will be with a variety of people ranging from mature Christian leaders to people who are beginning to come out of syncretic, almost heathen, African traditional churches. Particularly pray for me as I speak at the Saturday evening service. God has been helping me to win the confidence of some of the men who attend these seminars ...Continue Reading

Lesotho Update Message

November 11th 2013

Lesotho Update Message Dear Praying Friends, Here is a quick prayer and praise update from Lesotho and South Africa: Praise: [*] This past weekend  a teenage boy from the village came to Nt. Kali to ask if he could join our 5:00am Sunday men's prayer meeting!  Eight or ten years ago he attended Stephanie's Wednesday afternoon children's meetings.  He has always had a tender heart, and about a year ago he seemed to get saved.  He has been away finishing high school so we didn't know how ser ...Continue Reading

Lesotho Update Message

October 25th 2013

Lesotho Update Message Dear Praying Friends, Praise: [*] Bro. Pieter Marais is still gaining strength after his heart attack at the beginning of the month.  Please keep praying for him.   [*] In our last update we asked you to pray for a lady who has AIDS and is very sick.  Since she has given her life to the Lord, her health has improved significantly.  She is sitting outside in the sun sometimes and can even walk to the clinic again!  Praise the Lord!  Please continue to ...Continue Reading

Lesotho Update Message

October 7th 2013

Lesotho Update Message Dear Praying Friends, First I want to apologize that it has been LONG time since I sent out one of these prayer and praise updates.  I sent out an update around two weeks ago, but I accidently sent it to the wrong mailing list!  Instead it went to those who subscribe to the online version of our newsletter.  So, I'll try to catch you up on some of those prayer and praise requests as well as some current things. Praise: [*] After a very serious heart attack, Bro. Pieter Mar ...Continue Reading

Lesotho Update Message

August 30th 2013

Lesotho Update Message Dear praying friends, We are so grateful for your faithful prayers!  God hears and He is answering! Praise: [*] Pastor Khobatha, the Bible School student that we asked you to pray for last time, is out of the hospital and much better.  Praise the Lord for giving him a healing touch! [*] Pieter and Hester Marais and their team of volunteers got back from Zambia last night.  Praise the Lord for their safe return and the 7200 Bibles that were sold over the last two months ...Continue Reading

Back from Zambia (Lesotho Update)

August 18th 2013

Back from Zambia (Lesotho Update) Dear Praying Friends, Thank you so much for your faithful prayer support while we were selling Bibles in Zambia.  Here is a little update. Praise: [*] Our greatest praise is for the success of the Bible Trip.  Our family and my parents helped Pieter and Hester Marais and their team sell 5600 Bibles in the Eastern and Southern provinces of Zambia.  God was so faithful in protecting us, leading us to people who really needed Bibles, keeping our vehicle running, a ...Continue Reading

Lesotho Update Message

July 5th 2013

Lesotho Update Message Dear Praying Friends, We are deeply grateful for your faithful prayer support.  God is answering! *Praise:* [*] For months we have been asking you to pray for revival in Lesotho.  We also have been interceeding and working to this end.  I am so excited to tell you that God is answering our prayers!  First, there has been noticeable spiritual growth in some of the congregations.  People are being sanctified and filled with the Holy Spirit.  Second, the Holy Sp ...Continue Reading

Prayer Request for Bible Trip

June 14th 2013

Prayer Request for Bible Trip Dear Praying Friends, We want to ask for special prayer for a passport!  A young man named Nkuni was supposed to go with Pieter and Hester Marais on the Bible Trip, but for some reason his passport did not come through.  The Marais were planning to leave yesterday (June 13), but they have decided to delay their departure for a week in hopes that the passport will come through.  The Department of Home Affairs has promised to help them, but one never knows.  If his pas ...Continue Reading
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