News and Current Events
Pray With PI: Syrian War and San Bernardino School Shooting
Written by PI Contributor | April 12, 2017
Our Project Inspired community is a powerful network of believers. We want to bring awareness to events happening around the world that could use our prayers. Today we urge you to pray in response to the following current events.
One of the worst chemical bombings in Syria turned a northern rebel-held area into a toxic kill zone last Tuesday. Western leaders including President Trump blamed the Syrian government for the attack that killed more than 80 people, many of whom were civilians. In response, the United States attacked a Syrian air base on Thursday evening. This is the first time the U.S. has taken direct military action against Syria during the country’s six-year civil war.
“Tonight, I ordered a targeted military strike on the air base in Syria from where the chemical attack was launched,” Trump said on Thursday night. “It is in this vital national security interest of the United States to prevent and deter the spread and use of deadly chemical weapons.”
Please join us as we pray for the long-suffering people and refugees of Syria. They have known so much pain in the last decade. Also pray that our country’s leaders have wisdom in dealing with this international situation. Read more.
A husband fatally shot his estranged wife in her classroom at San Bernardino, California’s North Park Elementary School on Monday before killing himself, San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan said. Two students were injured in the murder-suicide; one child later died at a hospital. Pray for the school, the victims and the families of the slain. Read more.
What other current events are you praying about this week?