But as for you, you meant evil against me; but God meant it for good, in order to bring it about as it is this day, to save many people alive. (Genesis 50:20 NKJV)
As the atrocities unfold in Ukraine, believers around the world gather to pray that the violence would stop and that peace would return. We join with those prayers, and pray 'Amen' in unity with our brothers and sisters around the world.
I also want to share with you five more prayers that you may wish to include as you pray for peace, as well as two pieces of good news and a request for help...
And now some great news...
The first good news is that this week we have launched World in Need Poland in response to the unfolding crisis in the region. We now have a team in Poland helping the Ukrainian refugees, connecting with churches and others, assessing requirements and allocating funds to the most needy. We give thanks for the team - please do pray for them.
The second good news is that the team in Poland are no other than our dear friends David and Magda. David and Magda began to help refugees almost as soon as the influx started, and we are delighted that we are again able to work together as World in Need Poland.
Finally, how can you help?
Pray! We know that nations can rise or fall with the power of prayer, and we urge you to cry out to Jesus on behalf of the world.
Secondly, we have opened an appeal page for all those who want to help towards supporting the refugees and we would encourage you to give if you are able. The funds will go out to WIN Poland and be used in a number of areas specifically to assist the refugees in their time of need. Further details can be found on the Ukrainian Refugee Appeal Page.
Let's continue to pray and seek God's heart but also use this time as a challenge to all who have put their faith and trust in Jesus, to share the love of God like never before to a lost and broken world.
In His service I write,
Rob H | CEO | World In Need