On the Burnside Blog this week we explore “Guard Your Heart. A daily short devotional exploring God’s Word.
Let’s Pray For Social Witness
Pray for the managers of our homes and units as they deal with many tasks on a daily basis.
There is a shortage of staff right across the care sector at present, which is affecting both the public and private sector. Pray that staffing levels rise and recruitment drives are successful.
Give thanks for those who work in retail and who have continued to provide for our daily needs in recent months. Pray for their protection in the busy run up to Christmas and that God would grant them grace, patience and stamina as they work long hours and serve customers who may be experiencing their own hassles and stress.
As the marking of the centenary of the foundation of Northern Ireland remains a sensitive issue, pray for the Moderator and the other church leaders, as they collectively lead a service of worship in St Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh.
The Linkage Commission meets on Tuesday 26 October. Three congregations are due to ask permission to call a minister. Pray for the Commission, and its convener, James Livingstone, as it seeks to allocate resources [ministers, additional pastoral personnel, auxiliary ministers] across PCI at a time when the number of available ministers is low and falling.
“Reading Between The Lines” a series working through the bible looking at the well known phrases.
Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit
The Gospel: One Chapter At A Time is a resource from Paul Tripp, in which he summarizes each book of Scripture in a brief video segment and reveals how it points back to Jesus Christ.
Steadfast is a new worship album recorded live at TGC’s 2021 Women’s Conference in Indianapolis. Steadfast features 10 songs from the TGCW21 worship time led by Shane & Shane, Bethany Barnard, and Davy Flowers of The Worship Initiative.
Click here to listen to Steadfast on the music streaming service of your choice.
You can also watch the YouTube videos for each song on Steadfast
We will feature two songs each day this week.
My Jesus, I Love Thee
Why boosters for richest countries could leave many of world's poorest without a first dose.
‘We pray to God to put off the Covid’. But what’s really testing Africa’s faith in the vaccine?
A report from Kenya on ITV News at Ten.