September 2019-February 2020 newsletter

Newsletter September 2019

4 September 2019 |

Langham Australia September 2019–February 2020 Newsletter now available

This newsletter edition contains articles on the following:

  • A Passion for Transformation across Africa
  • Langham impacts church plants in typhoon-hit Philippines
  • Preaching in Papua New Guinea
  • Sarawak: Headhunters with New Hearts
  • Frances Whitehead, John Stott’s ‘right hand’, ‘promoted to glory’

Read the Langham Australia September 2019–February 2020 Newsletter online now!

Join us in prayer

Thank you for your prayers!


  • Pray for all those involved in ongoing writing, editing, translation and printing work on the following One Volume Commentary projects: Slavik Bible Commentary translations, Central Asian Bible Commentary, Central Eastern European Bible Commentary, Africa Bible Commentary (ABC) revision, ABC Amharic translation, South Asia Bible Commentary translations into Tamil, Urdu, Hindi, Bangla and Malayalam.


  • Please pray for George Bishai as he completes his PhD in Alexandria  (Egypt). Pray for Anwar Berhe as he returns to Australia briefly for his graduation in November.
  • The Langham Scholars’ staff team will be getting together for their annual meetings in Scotland in late September. Pray for them as they travel from all corners of the world to be together. Pray for wisdom in the decisions that are made during these meetings.


  • The LP International Council and Executive team meet in Lebanon in October; pray that they will have wisdom and skill in managing the ministry.
  • To help meet the needs of the growing Church in the Majority World, Langham is seeking to grow more rapidly. To double our ministry over the next five years and carry forward the enhanced impact for an additional ten years, we need strategic growth funding in addition to our regular support. Please pray for us as we seek to raise additional funds over the next three years.


Where countries are considered sensitive re: security, the region is mentioned rather than the country.

  • September 1-7 SE Asia(2), South Asia(2), Liberia(2), Benin(2), Romania, Peru
  • September 8-14 Benin, Colombia, Croatia, Burkina Faso, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Liberia
  • September 15-21 South Sudan (3), Sri Lanka, Liberia, Trinidad & Tobago
  • September 22-28 DR Congo, Burkina Faso, Sierra Leone, Trinidad & Tobago, Liberia
  • Sept 29-Oct 5 Australia (aboriginal pastors), SE Asia (3), Mexico, Zimbabwe, Liberia(2)
  • October 6-12 Lesotho (2), Chile, Zambia
  • October 13-19 South Africa
  • October 20-26 Burundi, Solomon Is, Sierra Leone(2), Macedonia
  • Oct 27-Nov 2 Solomon Is, West Africa, SE Asia, Liberia, Zimbabwe

Please pray for these upcoming events.
If you want to pray for the Preaching program, contact us to request the weekly Preaching Prayershot.

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