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Praying for challenging situations....

Pete Greig, the founder of the 24/7 prayer movement, has a helpful way to think about how to pray for war zones, natural disasters and other overwhelming world events.

Pray for the People – those who are grieving, bereaved, displaced or injured; Pastors or Priests – these people have their greatest ever ministry opportunity, just when they too are dealing with the same trauma; Politicians – those in the country and in the international community who are seeking to restore order and provide aid; Peacemakers – the NGOs and aid agencies working on the ground to meet the immediate and long-term needs such as tending wounds, delivering food and water, reuniting families and rebuilding communities.

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