Pastors in Paris: Opposing Terror with Love

Church leaders in the City of Lights are asking for prayer for their city.
Pastors in Paris: Opposing Terror with Love

Worldwide, the body of Christ is mourning with Paris. Last Friday, ISIS terrorists launched the most devastating attack on Paris since World War II, leaving at least 129 killed and 352 injured.

Pastors in Paris bear a great burden, and they need our prayers as they lead their churches, communities, and families in processing these events, amidst the pain and turmoil. They’ll be seeking to heal wounds with wise and gentle biblical counsel, to counter hatred with Christ-like love, and to advance peace through the hope of the gospel.

How can you pray for and with pastors in Paris? These pastors’ answers provide not only insight into how we can best intercede, but they also provide models of how pastors can respond to a community crisis.

David Brown, pastor of Eglise Protestante Evangélique de Paris-Villiers (the church is affiliated with France-Mission, a French church planting movement)

This weekend in Paris the atmosphere has been very subdued. A lot of people stayed ...

Subscriber access only You have reached the end of this Article Preview

To continue reading, subscribe to Christianity Today magazine. Subscribers have full digital access to CT Pastors articles.

Homepage Subscription Panel
Read These Next