It happened in a moment. Our Queen died and instantly Prince Charles became king. And soon there was an official singing of the national prayer, 'God save the King'.
When everybody does what is right in their own eyes, and sheep have no shepherd, who will dare to lead them?
It is natural to get tired. Even Jesus did. Human beings are not built as perpetual motion machines and we need our rest. But work still has to go on.
Broken finances! Yes, the cost of living is starting to control the political agenda again.
This year a grateful nation celebrates the 70th anniversary of Her Majesty the Queen's accession to the throne on 6th February 1952.
First it was the dire warnings of the destruction of our planet by global warming. Now it is the threat of nuclear war.
First, covid was a threat, then Putin's troops invaded Ukraine. What a relief our hope is in Christ.
And we thought 2022 would be a better year!

What is happening in Ukraine, and what is the effect on gospel ministry?  A reliable mission partner who has worked in Ukraine for 30 years has shared his perspective to help us to understand the situation a little better, and to pray for those affected.

Although there is much international concern at the build-up of Russian forces on the border and in Belarus, many Ukrainians seem to be going about their business as usual.  However we understand that they have been advised to have an 'alarm case' packed in case they need to leave home quickly.

As we enter 2022, we know that we have Word@Work readers in all these war zones.