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I have called you by name; you are mine. - Isaiah 43:1 (CEB)

The day’s news brought another image of refugees. I had seen many scenes of distraught people huddled together on their perilous sea journey or their long march to safety and new life. This time it was an image of a crowd pressing against an impassable razor-wire fence. Then, over the...

Today's Prayer
Lord Jesus Christ, give us your compassion to share the pain and joy of individuals in a crowded world of injustice until all our prayers are acts of love. Amen.

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Today's Reading
John 10:1-5

Thought for the Day

Today I will pray for someone by name.

Prayer Focus

Each refugee and asylum-seeker


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