Join us in praying for our nation as we head into the election season. Pray that the body of Christ is effective at living out the sorts of changes we hope to see. Pray for our leaders for wisdom and for an understanding that they themselves are stewards answerable to the Lord for their conduct (as are we all).
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"The following cities broke all-time heat records: Columbia (108) and Nashville (109). Charlotte (104) and Raliegh (105) tied all-time record highs. Atlanta (104) fell one-degree short of its all-time record high. It is likely hundreds of daily and more than a few monthly records were also set."
Pray for the east through the weekend. Learn more.
32,000 have already fleed Colorado ahead of the blaze around Colorado Springs. Pray for relief. Learn more.
Over 200,000 people have been displaced from days of heavy rain in Bangladesh. Pray for families, relief workers, and government officials as they struggle to respond. Learn more.
Pray for the severe wildfires impacting Colorado near Colorado Springs. Learn More.
Please pray as the US Senate debates Utility MATS, especialy that the unborn would be protected and mercury and other toxins cleaned up from our air.
Please continue to pray for the U.S. Senate ahead of this week's expected vote on mercury and the unborn. Pray for an openness of spirit as party lines begins to solidify and for new ears to hear about the impacts of mercury on the unborn.
Pray that our members of Congress (all of them) would understand the importance of protecting the unborn, especially from toxins like mercury. That these Senators would understand their God given role as stewards and would live in fear of the Lord and act in wisdom.
To learn more about mercury and its impact on the unborn click here.
For an update on this pending vote click here.
These countries area already on the edge when it comes to access to food. Now they are facing a plague of locusts which threatens to wipe out meager food supplies.
Encouraging others to pray for the future of the solar industry. Given it's relatively light impact on human health the growth of an industry like solar will be key.
Learn more about the business future of Solar through this report by McKinsey & Co.
This according to the AP:
A giant wildfire in the Gila National Forest that is already New Mexico's largest ever has grown to nearly 300 square miles. Fire officials said Thursday that the erratic blaze grew overnight to more than 190,000 acres and is spreading in all directions, as officials in the western U.S. prepare for what will likely be a busy wildfire season
Let's be in prayer for firefighters and their families who have to wait as they head into danger, pray for people and homes, and God's creation.
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Here's how the article starts:
The debate may be continuing about global warming, but the ground reality here is that dozens of streams and brooks of Kullu district have dried up completely, while many others are about to disappear. Climate change has left dozens of gharats (water mills) useless here in the absence of water.
Pray for wisdom in the church as we consider and seek God's heart for how to respond. Read the rest of the report by clicking here.
Pray for the aftermath of a break in to a genetically modified wheat research company looking for ways to produce a wheat crop resistant to aphids.
A new report from scientists in Australia and the United States shows that the earth's water cycles are responding to climate change. From 1950-2001 the water cycle has strengthened by four per cent. Future projections has the water cycle speeding up by up to twenty four per cent.
Pray for wisdom and a entrepreneurial spirit for business seeking to make a difference when it come to climate change.
Let's pray for objective "settled science" regarding global warming. A massive new book by Pullitzer prize-winning author Steve Coll, "Private Empire," reveals that the global giant ExxonMobile hired scientists to undo and refute global warming data that was being compiled by other scientists. ExxonMobile nows says climate crisis is "very serious" and is calling for a tax on carbon as one of the only ways to halt global warming. Here is a Marketplace summary interview.
Water levels in swampy areas of southern Georgia and northern Florida are at historically low levels, and already, Florida firefighters are struggling to contain a large fire " 30,000-acre blaze in the Pinehook Swamp, near the Georgia state line.
This fire, known as the County Line Fire, has spread dense smoke across northern Florida, reducing visibility to as low as one-half mile at times. Officials fear it won't be the last large wildfire to affect Florida this season.
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Spring rains in the eastern Horn of Africa are projected to begin late this year and be substantially lower than normal.
From March"May, the rains are expected to total only 60 to 85 percentage of the average rainfall in this region. This is a significant deterioration compared to earlier forecasts.
Lower rain amounts would have significant impacts on crop production, rangeland regeneration for livestock, and replenishment of water resources.
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A tsunami watch was issued for countries across the Indian Ocean on Wednesday after a large earthquake hit waters off Indonesia, sending residents pouring from their homes in panic.
The U.S. Geological Survey said the 8.7-magnitude quake was centered 20 miles (33 kilometers) beneath the ocean floor around 269 miles (434 kilometers) from Aceh's provincial capital.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii said a tsunami watch was in effect for Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka, Australia, Myanmar, Thailand, the Maldives and other Indian Ocean islands, Malaysia, Pakistan, Somalia, Oman, Iran, Bangladesh, Kenya, South Africa, and Singapore.
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Peru's government appealed to mining companies on Sunday for heavy equipment and experts to help free nine miners trapped for four days in an informal copper mine.
Several dozen rescue workers have been using pickaxes and shovels to try to remove the 26 feet (eight meters) of collapsed earth and rock blocking the entrance of the mine, whose horizontal shaft is dug into a mountainside 175 miles (280 kilometers) southeast of Lima .
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