Category Archives: Violence & Natural disasters

resources in times of natural disaster/tragedy

We do not know how to pray as we ought, but the Spirit prays in us with sighs too deep for words. —Romans 8.26 Deeper than my words, deeper than my knowing, Spirit, pray in me. I open the door of my … Continue reading

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A prayer for the Philippines

Almighty God, we come to you with our hearts full of thoughts that cannot be put into words. But you are our refuge and strength, the light in the darkness, and so with confidence we offer our prayers to you. … Continue reading

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Not another school shooting – Lord, have mercy!

Online prayer resources for shooting at Sandy Hook elementary school here Timothy Merrill is the editor of Homiletics magazine. This is his prayer for Advent in light of the tragedy in Newtown. Dear Colleagues in Ministry I am writing to … Continue reading

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