17 reasons to have hope in 2017

Hope shines a light in the darkness. It’s infectious, even healing. But what is there to be hopeful for? Let’s look at the year ahead with 17 reasons to have hope in 2017 — and how to pray them into reality.

Pray for the people of Aleppo, Syria

A mass evacuation recommenced Dec. 15 out of the once rebel-held eastern Aleppo, Syria’s second-largest city and home to a large number of Christians. As of Dec. 16, it had been halted yet again. Pray with us for the children and families of Aleppo.