‘This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.’ (1 John 5:14) Increasing effectiveness in prayer comes from knowing God’s will. How can we do this? ‘Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.’ (Romans 12:2) As we pray Jesus’ own prayer, let’s ask God to transform us and our world …
People in great need are all around us. Divorce, sickness, finances, death of a loved one: personal crisis can come in any form. Community crises, such as the recent Manchester bombing, also involve us all in one way or another.
Would you like to be better equipped to minister to someone going through a difficult situation, and to share God’s hope and love with someone who is hurting?
‘Sharing Hope in Crisis’ provides tools for us to be better equipped to help others in places of need, and appropriately provide emotional and spiritual care.