Michael Leary

Where were you on 9/11?

Remembering 9/11 | The executive director of Christian Embassy in London was part of an International Prayer Breakfast at the UN
by Michael Leary
Posted 8/29/11, 10:23 am

When we scheduled the 16th Annual International Prayer Breakfast for Sept. 11, 2001, who could have known how important prayer would become on that dreadful day? As 225 of us sat in the delegates' dining room of the UN that morning, the city outside was under siege already. Our guest speaker, Dr. Miroslav Volf of Croatia, reminded us that the "will to embrace even an enemy is at the heart of reconciliation, peace, and hope. Minutes later, we learned what was happening at the World Trade Center and realized how significant this message would be in the months and years to come.

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