Here are a handful of news-bites included in the August issue of en. Please use these articles to spur your prayers, personally or in regular prayer meetings, as we pray for our country.
Representative – The Labour disabilities minister expressed support for legalising assisted suicide in mid-July, despite being aware that many disabled people will be ‘horriﬁed’ and ‘outraged’ by her stance.
Prayer: on the agenda – Prayers will be said once again at the start of Tiverton Town Council meetings after councillors voted to bring them back, it was reported in July.
More Sunday trading – In the 8 July budget, George Osbourne made a U-turn on a pre-election assurance not to change the law on Sunday trading and announced that a consultation would be taking place to lengthen the hours that large shops may stay open on a Sunday.