Praying for England on St George’s Day

England flag in sunlightIt’s St George’s day. I’ve seen a lot of people today and not one of them has mentioned about it, as I drove around Colchester I didn’t see any England flags. If I hadn’t seen various things online I never would have known.

I think we live in a great country, but I think that there are also significant challenges that we are facing.

I’ve decided to mark St George’s day by praying for our nation. Will you join me?

As I have prayed, I was remembered this photo that I took recently. It was a beautiful day and the flag rippling  in the wind with the sun behind it was a beautiful sight. What it reminded me of was of our real need for the light of God to shine in and across our nation.

There is a lot of worry, fear and depression in our nation and I pray that God’s light would shine bringing hope and a new way of living to us all.


About honestaboutmyfaith

Hi, my name is Graeme and I’m married to a very patient wife. We have 4 children, 2 rabbits, a terrapin (and not a lot of peace and quiet!). I’m a Baptist Minister in Colchster in the UK who is especially interested in making Church accessible to people who have no church background and also in how we disciple people in order to equip them to live out their faith in the 21st Century. I am also a member of the Eastern Baptist Association's Council with responsibility for Mission Strategy.
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