Shine Your Light Prayer Bulletin

shine your light

As we carry on praying in the lead up to the great opportunity that Shine Your Light presents, let’s continue to pray blessing into our streets and neighbourhoods, and realise that everywhere we walk, as we pray and worship, we are leaving Holy Spirit deposits wherever we tread. Over the last two months, we‘ve been […]

Pray for Nepal after devastating earthquake


Many have lost their lives in Nepal at the beginning of November due to earthquakes of 6.4 magnitude which has killed 170 people and injured hundreds, leaving many without homes as Winter approaches. We are calling people to pray for Nepal at this crucial time. Various news reports share about many, including new-borns and nursing […]

How to shine your light this Christmas

shine your light

This Christmas, World Prayer Centre asks the question to you as Christian’s…How do you Shine Your Light? Our communities right now are so desperate for hope. The statistics on suicide across the UK at present are so high that we are in the midst of a mental health crisis like we have never seen before. […]

Persecution is happening on our doorstep


Free speech is being eroded for Christians who are standing by their faith. Persecution is not just and overseas thing, it is happening here in the UK. Tim Dieppe from Christian Concern gives us an update and shares how we can pray. Join us in praying for boldness and courage for Christians to speak out […]

Praying for our enemies

praying for your enemies

With conflicts and persecution happening around the world, it can be hard to pray for our enemies but God calls us to love and pray for them. We have put together some tips to help you. Matthew 5: 44  “But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you” (NIV).   “But […]

Reflections on the global situation

global situation

Ian Cole, the founder of the World Prayer Centre reflects on the current global situation and what we should do. Has there ever been a time like this?   This question has been doing the rounds time and time again in recent days and it is being asked in every sector of society – locally, nationally […]

A Big Thank for the Walk of Blessing

Walk of Blessing Sept 2023

On behalf of Ian and Pauline, WPC team, Trustees and the Cole tribe, we want to say a big thank you to all who have supported us on our recent 8@80 ‘Walk of Blessing’ around parts of South Birmingham. It was a great way to celebrate Ian’s 80th birthday.  Please accept this note as our official […]

Pray for Israeli hostages


One for Israel had released some scriptures to help people pray for the Israeli hostages. People are praying all over the world for the huge number held hostage in Gaza. There are children, babies, those with disabilities and dementia, autism and serious health conditions, all of which are held captive by merciless terrorists. It hardly […]

Ten ways to pray about Freedom of Speech

freedom of speech

As Christians are experiencing their freedom of speech being challenged, CARE have written ten ways to pray about freedom of speech. “Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression…to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers.” Article 19 Universal Declaration […]

Understanding the Islamic End Times

end times

David John has lived in the Middle East and shares insight on the Islamic understanding of the End Times which can help us in knowing how to pray. Considering what is happening right now in the Middle East, very few secular media sources seem to understand what really motivates Hamas (and all other radical Islamic […]