When I was speaking about building relationships at the training day recently, we talked about how to bring great questions into conversations with our friends in a natural way. What an opportunity the last few days have afforded us to ask, “Do you think prayer makes a difference?”
The sight of the footballer, Muamba collapsing has reminded us of the unpredictability of life. And suddenly in this time of crisis, the world begins to look to God as they yearn for some kind of meaning and hope.
The front page of yesterday’s Sun led with the headline, “God is in Control” and the Daily Star said “In God’s Hands.” The BBC has an article on its website basically devoted to analysing whether prayer works. You can read it here:
The nation is talking about it. Are we?