Jesus’ prayer for unity in his church Alan Purser has a careful look at what Jesus was actually saying Alan Purser photo: iStock John 17 is holy ground: Jesus prays for unity, that his church may be one. For this is the key to effective mission. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.