Here is the text from the Vatican released by the BBC on 29 10 21: Climate change and the Covid-19 pandemic have exposed our deep vulnerability and raised numerous doubts and concerns about our economic systems and the way we organize our societies. We have lost our sense of security, and are experiencing a senseContinue reading “COP26 Pope Francis to the ‘Conference of Parties’ and the World: Analysis”
The twenty sixth ‘Conference of Parties’ in Glasgow continues through Friday night into Saturday as I write. Live reports from the Blue Zone describe delegation leaders striding from room to room as they seek to collate a final text that’s agreeable to all, while the pleas of national leaders whose lands are disappearing beneath theContinue reading “COP26 Intercession with Hannah: Considered, timely and URGENT.”
What thinking might be gleaned from a Christian worldview to mobilise finance to address the climate crisis? What might a Christian contribution to a Green future look like?
Energise our prayers, Spirit of God with Your dunamis power, as we learn to pray them with You, so that Your lordship is seen over air and land: that rain falls as and when it should, that it comes in season, and as a blessing, and that the soil will be preserved everywhere it is found, and that it bears all its fruits as you first determined.
This post accompanies my general article “I am making everything New, and you can help, starting with COP26 in Glasgow, October 31-November 12 2021.” You can view and also download the ‘Climate Intercessors’ 10 strategic prayers for COP26 document here: https://www.climateintercessors.org/10-prayers-for-cop26-1 Here’s a great summary of the issues at stake at COP26: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-56901261 Strategic PrayerContinue reading “COP26 and beyond: Persistence in intercession.”
This post accompanies my general article “I am making everything New, and you can help, starting with COP26 in Glasgow, October 31-November 12 2021.” You can view and also download the ‘Climate Intercessors’ 10 strategic prayers for COP26 document here: https://www.climateintercessors.org/10-prayers-for-cop26-1 Strategic Prayer point 9: Leadership. Lord God of Creation, we thank you for ourContinue reading “COP26 and beyond: Interceding for our world leaders.”
How to pray for COP26 and the actins that must follow the decisions made.
As we met to pray this week, the media news was full of the sudden change of political fortunes in Afghanistan, displacing the plethora of accounts of fires, smoke and flooding from the days before1, although further forest blazes broke out in the south of France, where double-jabbed Brits had driven to enjoy their summerContinue reading “Sense in the Ending”
God has taken Daniel on a deeper journey in God’s Spirit, that opens living channels of communication between earth and heaven, initiates a dialogue of prayer into the heavenlies over globally significant situations, and directs his Spirit-filled life into counsel and watchful insight at crucial seasons of change, even, at divinely appointed moments, into the most secret and senior offices of state and power. The invitation implicit in this scripture is that God intends for us to be there too.
Under the heading, “Everyday Justice: Life-Changing Advocacy,” Matt Jolley at the London Institute for Contemporary Christianity writes, 1 Blessed are those whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the LORD their God. He is the Maker of heaven and earth, the sea, and everything in them – he remains faithful for ever.He upholds the cause of theContinue reading “Co-creating community as a Body running together”