At the beginning of this year, 2016, I published a Discerning the Times article entitled “Praying for National Leaders with the Qualities Needed to Defeat the Nemesis of Radical Islam.”
At that time there was a wide field of potential candidates.
We have now gone through the turbulent primary season, in which Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump have emerged as the two presidential front runners.
The focus has narrowed, but the need has not changed. Here is an updated version of that original call to prayer.