Kindling words of fire in hearts on fire for more of the Lord’s power and presence

“Beware Robert’s books – they spread!” (Simon, my flatmate, to Ros, soon after we got engaged.) I am surrounded by treasures – a whole library of precious books that share so much of the heart and ways of the Lord! They bless and benefit me beyond words, and behind...

Heart Cry for America, Part One

The Lord has called me to be a watchman. Some watchmen stand atop a watchtower: my own watching is done from a basement with a viewless window! Nevertheless, I roam far and wide in my watchings, and the scale and intensity of developments in the world in these last...

Trump’s Transaction with the Evangelicals

A Heart Cry for America Part Two: Trump’s transaction with the Evangelicals Strange things are happening in America, in both national politics, and in the heart of the Church in the nation. A friend from Chester days, who has lectured extensively in the States, wrote...

A Heart Cry for Russia and Ukraine: A stunning documentary and still more stunning detective work

As things looked in 2015 From a prayer post I published nearly ten years ago: "I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma. But perhaps there is a key – that key is Russian national interest." (Winston...

The Sound of Hope: Music to help us pray for America, Russia and Ukraine

I wanted to offer some representative pieces of music to help us pray for America, Russia and Ukraine. The latter two were an easy choice, but as I couldn’t find anything in our library stock that seemed right for America, I thought instead to offer this Welsh hymn,...
Heart Cry for America, Part One

Heart Cry for America, Part One

The Lord has called me to be a watchman. Some watchmen stand atop a watchtower: my own watching is done from a basement with a viewless window! Nevertheless, I roam far and wide in my watchings, and the scale and intensity of developments in the world in these last...

read more
Trump’s Transaction with the Evangelicals

Trump’s Transaction with the Evangelicals

A Heart Cry for America Part Two: Trump’s transaction with the Evangelicals Strange things are happening in America, in both national politics, and in the heart of the Church in the nation. A friend from Chester days, who has lectured extensively in the States, wrote...

read more