Here are a handful of news-bites included in the July issue of en. Please use these articles to spur your prayers, personally or in regular prayer meetings, as we pray for our country.
S/he baptism – The CofE has been asked to debate plans for a ceremony akin to a baptism to mark the new identities of Christians who undergo gender transition, it was reported in late May.
Lib Dem: no freedoms – Tim Farron MP, favourite to succeed Nick Clegg as the Liberal Democrat Party leader, called in May for a disestablishment of the Church of England.
Scotland: Yes to life – MSPs voted, on 27 May, comprehensively to reject a Bill which would have legalised assisted suicide in Scotland.