Digital Tear Times

On this page you can find previous editions of Tear Times and our Monthly Prayer Diary to read online.

Tear Times is Tearfund's free magazine that's published three times a year. It shows the world in sharp focus, with good news and features about Tearfund's work worldwide.
The Monthly Prayer Diary is an accompanying publication that helps you to pray daily for some of the big global issues with a focus on Tearfund's partners in countries around the world.

If you would like to receive Tear Times and the The Monthly Prayer Diary in the post, please sign up to receive it here.


Tear Times Summer 2018
Tearfund's magazine bringing you the latest about our work in the field.
Prayer Diary Summer 2018
Tearfund's Summer prayer magazine.
Tear Times Celebrates its 150th Edition
Tearfund's magazine bringing you the latest about our work in the field.
Prayer Diary Spring 2018
Tearfund's Spring prayer magazine.
Tear Times Autumn 2017
Tearfund's magazine bringing you the latest about our work in the field.
Prayer Diary Autumn 2017
Tearfund's Autumn prayer magazine.
Tear Times Summer 2017
Tearfund's magazine bringing you the latest about our work in the field.
Prayer Diary Summer 2017
Tearfund's Summer prayer magazine.
Tear Times Spring 2017
Tearfund's magazine bringing you the latest about our work in the field. Featuring articles on Syrian refugees in Lebanon, Toilet Twinning and an extract from Pete Greig's new book.
Prayer Diary Spring 2017
Tearfund's Spring prayer magazine covering February to the end of May 2017. Includes weeks focussing on Easter, Haiti and Zimbabwe.
Tear Times Autumn 2016
Tearfund's magazine bringing you the latest about our work in the field. Featuring articles on Nepal, Malawi, and a review of the year and summary accounts.
Prayer Diary Autumn 2016
Tearfund's Autumn prayer magazine covering October 2016 to the end of January 2017. Includes weeks focussing on Christmas, Ethiopia and Syria.
Tear Times Summer 2016
Tearfund's magazine bringing you the latest about our work in the field. Featuring articles on Ethopia, Chad and switching to renewable energy.
Prayer Diary Summer 2016
Tearfund's Summer prayer magazine covering May 2016 to the end of September 2016. Includes weeks focussing on Ethiopia, Malawi and Chad
Tear Times Spring 2016
Tearfund's magazine bringing you the latest about our work in the field. Featuring articles on the Refugee Crisis, Mozambique and an interview with our new Chief Executive.
Prayer Diary Spring 2016
Tearfund's Spring prayer magazine covering January to the end of May. Includes weeks focussing on the Central African Republic, Nepal, Uganda and Sudan.
Tear Times Autumn 2015
Tearfund's magazine bringing you the latest about our work in the field. Featuring articles on the Vanuatu disaster and campaigning in Paris
Prayer Diary Autumn 2015
Tearfund's Autumn prayer magazine covering September 2015 to the end of January 2016. Includes weeks focussing on the Vanuatu, Peru and praying for the conflict in the DRC.
Tear Times Summer 2015
Tearfund's magazine bringing you the latest about our work in the field. Featuring articles on supporting terrified communities rocked by Ebola, a movement of Ordinary Heroes and Pete Greig in Cambodia.
Prayer Diary Summer 2015
Tearfund's Summer prayer magazine covering June 2015 to the end of September 2015. Includes weeks focussing on the Nigeria conflict, lifting up modern day slaves and Pete Greig's visit to Cambodia.
Tear Times Spring 2015
Tearfund's magazine bringing you the latest about our work in the field. Featuring articles on aid in India, lives transformed in Ethiopia and finding hope in Iraq and Syria.
Prayer Diary Spring 2015
Tearfund's Spring prayer magazine covering January 2015 to the end of May 2015. Includes weeks focussing on the Ebola emergency, winter in Syria and remembering Christ's sacrifice.
Tear Times Autumn 2014
Tearfund's magazine bringing you the latest about our work in the field. Featuring articles on child trafficking in Nepal, Tearfund's annual review and caring for creation.
Prayer Diary Autumn 2014
Tearfund's Autumn prayer magazine covering October 2014 to the end of January 2015. Includes weeks focussing on child trafficking, peace at Christmas and the Central African Republic.
Tear Times Summer 2014
Tearfund's magazine bringing you the latest about our work in the field. Featuring articles on trafficking, restoring Rwanda and the Central African Republic crisis.
Prayer Diary Summer 2014
Tearfund's Spring prayer magazine covering January 2014 to the end of May 2014. Includes weeks focussing on the child trafficking, the World Cup and the UK church.
Tear Times Spring 2014
Tearfund's magazine bringing you the latest about our work in the field. Featuring articles on trafficking, corruption and how to respond in a crisis.
Prayer Diary Spring 2014
Tearfund's Spring prayer magazine covering January 2014 to the end of May 2014. Includes weeks focussing on the Philippines, Easter prayers and reconciliation in Rwanda.
Autumn 2013
Featuring articles on the Bangladesh building collapse, Syria update, IF campaign success and 45 amazing things thanks to you!
Summer 2013
Featuring articles on the IF campaign, New Wine leaders visit our projects in Uganda and what happens when the basket is empty?
Spring 2013
Featuring articles on Tearfund's the time to end hunger, following a community in Peru and Haiti three years on.
Autumn 2012
Featuring articles on Tearfund's ten-year vision, working in a war zone and going to bed hungry.
Summer 2012
Bringing hope out of disasters, the looming food crisis in the Sahel and the Rio Earth Summit.
Spring 2012
A community released from slavery, new opportunities to raise funds and hope for South Sudan.
Autumn 2011
Reaping a rich harvest through the church, healed at Christmas and Tamsin Greig visits Rwanda.
Summer 2011
One woman's journey of transformation, every Christian counts at Christmas and uncovering corruption.
Spring 2011
One year on in Haiti, a global call to prayer and how you can make a stand for poor communities.
Autumn 2010
Life-saving progress in Cambodia, transforming Haiti after the earthquake and your Christmas service sorted.