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 […]

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 […]

How to pray for Israel – Hamas war


I’m bringing you this urgent call to pray with us for the serious situation in Israel. Saturday 7th October, there was a surprise early morning cross-border attack by Hamas militants on Southern Israel. Palestinian militant group Hamas breached the border fence and sent in fighters by land and some by motorised hang-gliders under the cover […]

Risk of civil war in Israel over judicial reforms


How to pray about the current situation in Israel. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu decision to delay his government’s reforms of the judiciary were needed to avoid protests “spilling into civil war”, according to commentator on Middle East affairs, Harry Hagopian. Speaking to Premier Christian radio, Dr Hagopian, who is an international lawyer, described the […]

How to pray for healing when the prognosis is grim


When faced with a terminal illness, how do you pray for healing. By Christy Grambell With the season of colds and viruses upon us, chances are you or someone you know has been sick recently. But if you’re like me, you may not have prayed diligently that God would heal. We generally feel like we know […]

Six ways Ephesians 6 can improve our prayers


By Rob Brunansky The start of a new year is a great time to assess where you are spiritually and to examine yourself to see where you need to grow in your walk with the Lord. You can look back on the past year and see how your life of prayer went, where it was […]

God is shaking the structures of government & politics

Jane Holloway, National Prayer Director of the World Prayer centre shares on how to pray for governmental leadership and politics in these times. One thing is certain, everyone has had an opinion on the rising and falling of leaders within the Palace of Westminster in these past months!  What has happened and is now happening not […]

Origins – Youth prayer course

A free prayer course for 11-16 year olds to explore prayer, and how to pray from 24-7 Prayer. The Course  Origins is a youth prayer course which helps young people to explore the basics of how to pray. With an easy-to-access PDF leader guide and accompanying video sessions, Origins has been fully revised with new content, practical ideas […]

Help! I’m scared to pray in a group

A few summers ago at a writers’ retreat, our group of 11 gathered to pray. Each attendee prayed for the woman to her right. As my turn grew closer, my angst grew greater. What should I pray? I anxiously wondered. Another time when our church small group leader asked for somebody to close in prayer, I was too […]

How to pray for the Peace of Jerusalem

What does it mean to pray for the peace of Jerusalem? FIRM Founder Dr. Wayne Hilsden shares great insight regarding this Bible command from his life experience. Guided by the King of Israel My wife Ann and I left Canada in 1983, moved to Israel, and cofounded a congregation called King of Kings. Then, six years […]