Team Astana rides for the nation of Kazakhstan. They are working to have a pro-tour soon in Kazakhstan. The population as of January 2008 was about 15.6 million second most-populated country in Central Asia. There are about 47% Sunni Muslim, 44% Russian Orthodox, 2%Protestant, and the other religions make up 7%. Pray that many on this team will become the light of Christ in Kazakhstan. Pray not only for the salvation of the team members but also their families. Let us pray that the word of God will be a light to those who are lost in darkness.
Lord, we pray for the nation and the people of Kazakhstan. We ask that the word of God will become the light of this nation. We pray that as your light shines it will grown until the darkness is chased away. Jesus, we believe that you came to save us through your death on the cross and give us life through your resurrection. Lord, we ask that salvation will come to many on team Astana, allow your light to shine in their lives. We pray all these things in the name of Jesus. Amen.