By: Fiona Kendall Aug 10, 2020
Lectionary Selection: Genesis 45:1-15
Prayers for Italy:
At times things seem bleak and we cannot fathom your purpose. Yet even painful experiences can strengthen us, reveal new truths and engender change. When Joseph was sold into slavery, things were desperate. Yet he was enabled to alter the lives of many, govern wisely, and bring healing and hope for all.
So we ask for confidence in your purpose...Read more...
By: Nishan Bakalian Aug 06, 2020
“It’s an earthquake!” As the ground rolled under our feet at Haigazian University, we stirred with uncertainty as to how long it would last.Seconds later, when an explosion blew out windows all around, we realized that the first was not an earthquake at all, and that we had entered a new, sad chapter in the current history of Lebanon. Sorrow has been heaped upon sorrow.Read more...
By: Monica Liddle Aug 03, 2020
Lectionary Selection: Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28
Prayers for East Timor:
East Timor has so far navigated the viral pandemic with ZERO deaths. Pray that the country’s leadership in government, health care, and education, can continue to guide the people through the coming months with continued safety and health for all. Pray for Indonesia, which is East Timor’s next-door neighbor, who is suffering with over 85,000 cases and 4,000 deaths. Indonesia creates a...Read more...
Churches and their Contribution to the Integral Well-being of Families in Mexico / Las iglesias y su aporte en el bienestar integral de las familias:
By: Cindy Moraga-Selva Jul 31, 2020
In February, the Churches of God in Mexico City held workshops related to the daily life of families.Read more...
By: Bryan Parrish Jul 30, 2020
Coronavirus, Covid 19, social distancing: these words have all become a part of the vocabulary worldwide in the last three months.Read more...
By: Aura (Violeta) Rocha-Areas Jul 27, 2020
Lectionary Selection: Matthew 14:13-21
Prayers for Nicaragua:
Oh Father, sad news arrives today, as it arrived to Jesus, about the death of his cousin, John the Baptist, and he looked for a solitary place in order to feel his grief. Today, like Jesus, we too look from afar at the burials of our beloved dead because of the pandemic. We look from a distance, we cannot even live the human...Read more...
By: John Campbell-Nelson Jul 21, 2020
Grace to you, and peace, in the fifth month of the Time of Corona. As in the United States, places of worship here in Indonesia have been closed to public worship for several months now.Read more...