Prayer Focus for the Nations

Why it is important to keep praying for Russia

At this time of year my thoughts so often turn to Russia. Partly this has stemmed from a long-term awareness of what the Russian people go through as they endure the trials of the winter season, making me eager to pray for informed and fervent faith to rise up in the... read more

Praying for Moldova as the state of emergency takes effect

You will have heard of the tension between Moscow and Moldova, after Moscow threatened to cut off supplies of gas to the former Soviet Union republic unless they pay considerably increased prices to Gaz Prom. Is this a legitimate business demand – or is Russia... read more

The New Ice Curtain – Serious and Escalating Tensions in the Arctic

As polar ice melts in the Arctic, the transit time for cargo being shipped between China and Europe is set to be significantly reduced – a massive economic advantage to those who would make the most of it, namely Russia. But without a treaty, greedy countries are set... read more

Willing to be whittled as an Arrow – A living sacrifice for the Lord

Helen Roseveare (1925-2016): Missionary to the Belgium Congo (1953-1973) A woman who refused to take offence at God for allowing her to suffer much and who thanked Him for counting her worthy to suffer. You may well have come across the name Helen Roseveare at some... read more

Reflections and music as a prelude to praying for Israel in Lockdown

Today is Yom Kippur, the day of atonement. What a wonderful word that is, when God and man humankind are reconciled through the sacrificial death of Yeshua. We would highly commend the excellent prayer guide that CMJ released to pray through the Days of Awe, the days... read more

The Spirit of Protest: a ‘Nelson Mandela moment’?

Do not be angry, O LORD, beyond measure; do not remember our iniquity forever. Oh, look upon us, we pray; we are all Your people! Your holy cities have become a wilderness; Zion has become a wasteland, Jerusalem a desolation. Our holy and beautiful temple, where our... read more