While Celina was in the Miami airport on her trip home to Venezuela, she picked up a Spanish copy of Fern's Every Child Needs a Praying Mom.
“Heartbroken due to her son's alcoholism and husband's rejection of the rebellious young man, she found hope in the pages of this book,” remembers MITI Country Helper Janni Nunziato. “Back in Venezuela, she contacted headquarters who put her in contact with me.
I called her, prayed with her and encouraged her over the phone, and then put her in contact with a fellow MITI mom in her city. She immediately met with Celina, gave her a listening ear, and helped her put her faith in our Lord Jesus Christ, who loves prodigal sons and their mothers!!”
Moms In Touch International has a unique opportunity for MITI moms, like Janni, who have a desire to see the power of prayer change countries, one mom at a time. As a MITI “Country Helper,” you can make a difference without leaving the comfort of your home
! Our Country Helpers encourage MITI moms overseas in places we are beginning to grow. The country may have an area coordinator or a contact mom, and as a Country Helper, you would be the link between her and the ministry here.
We rejoice that Moms In Touch now has 19 Country Helpers for 41 countries. Since MITI moms meet in 120 countries, that leaves just 79 countries to go! Groups are growing in the Netherlands, Belgium, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Lithuania, Latvia, Pakistan, Denmark, France and South Africa, but none of these countries has a Country Helper to love and support their leaders. At least, not yet!
Gail Caraway shares, “I became a Country Helper for some of the Asian countries and have been blessed to see how God has multiplied Moms In Touch. Many of the Asian MITI groups have been formed by American women who have taken MITI with them to military bases, to mission fields, and to communities where their husbands’ jobs have led them. God is using them to spread MITI to the world.”
Janni explains her role as Country Helper for Venezuela: “I absolutely LOVE being able to encourage the new leaders in Venezuela as they promote Moms In Touch. My role is one of listening to their plans, asking questions to guide them in forming strategies, helping them with accountability, praying with them and praying for them. I have personally experienced God’s hand as I have prayed for my
kids’ schools. Why wouldn’t I want to be a Country Helper? The beauty of email and Skype calls over the computer is that I can maintain
contact with MITI leadership in Venezuela without spending a
Is God stirring your heart to provide love and encouragement to moms in another country and help them as they pray for their children and schools? Please contact Kathleen Wendeln at kwendeln@MomsInTouch.org
. (Knowing a second language is helpful, but not necessary.) For more information about being a Country Helper,