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Our world is in a crisis. You can feel it. The future looks grim—more expensive, more divided, more uncertain, and more dangerous than at any time in living memory. Things seem to be spinning out of control.
What can we do in the face of such a crisis? Looking back, what has tended to bring about the most change in history? You might think it was scientific discoveries, from people like Copernicus or Newton. Or perhaps it was inventions, like Gutenberg’s printing press or Edison’s incandescent light bulb. In our lifetimes, you might point to the personal computer or the Internet or the smartphone.
Would you be surprised if I told you none of those discoveries or inventions has had the greatest impact on the course of history? The most earth-shattering, revolutionary act ever undertaken in history is—when you pray.
When you pray, you get to speak to your Creator. You don’t have to know any incantations or code words. You can talk to Him about anything. In the simple act of speaking to God, you can ask God to bring the hope