Flashpoints

Heightened tension in the Middle East

Praying for the Middle East I woke this morning praying for people on oil tankers and warships in the Gulf who are likely to be feeling decidedly jittery as tensions continue to escalate in the region. It is a good time to explore more of the background to the... read more

Praying for the heart of France

There have been many significant infernos in recent years, but few more eye-catching than the sight of France’s most best known edifice and symbol in flames. When the fire broke out in Notre Dame, Linda Entwistle, Tréva Solanki and Linda Clifford Hayes were amongst... read more

A Brexit Panorama in Prayer

I woke this morning with a strong sense to read chapters 9-14 of Jeremiah, and felt one verse after another lighting up and standing out. I knew immediately that it would be good to turn this into a prayer for everything related to Brexit: a suitable follow on to... read more

Reversing Maastricht and Lisbon – or into a dead end?

I have been having problems with the brakes on my car. A mechanic assumed it needed nothing more than a new ABS Advanced Braking System sensor. I sensed it was more complex – and so it proved to be. How many people when they voted in the Referendum would have thought... read more

Taking sides on Brexit

Making Friday 22nd February a day of special focus in prayer. There is certainly a need to pray for breakthrough into the apparent stalemate between Westminster and Brussels, even as new twists and turns continue to develop. The vote in Parliament on 29th January... read more

Praying for Venezuela

You will have been keeping up to date with the exceptionally tense situatuon in Venezuela, where so many are longing to come out from underneath the yoke of the President who has ruined the country financially. I saw a woman relating that a box of eggs cost 4,500... read more