Be Lord of our desires

The French poet Arthur Rimbaud wrote that you do not necessarily ever really finish a poem; you simply reaches a point at which you are happy to leave it. That would certainly be true of this offering, which seeks to express thoughts that are specific enough for the...

This is a seriously historic moment as NATO begins to flex its muscles

So many important things are happening across the face of the Earth on so many different levels! I have sought to outline some of them in this edition, with particular reference to geo-political and military situations, America, climate matters – and the way in which...

Matters American and America Matters

Your will surely remember how the Lord led us two years ago, in an intense prayer campaign for the American presidential election. Many of the same issues, and the strong forces at work behind them, remain 'red-hot.' The Congress Committee hearings into events at...

Blue Gold: World Water Wars

Blue Gold: World Water Wars More than 25 years ago, I shared a good deal about the political issues that were affecting the nations that rely on the waters of the rivers Euphrates and Tigris – and how easily water can become ‘weaponised.’ Since then, there has been...

Winston Churchill and the Still Small Voice of his Maker

Although special Russian forces have attempted to capture President Zelensky on a number of occasions, he has so far eluded them whilst managing at the same time to appear by video link at events all around the world. In this, he is not unlike Prime Minister Winston...
Our unique calling

Our unique calling

What do you think of when you come across the word, ‘vocation?’ Do you think of a ‘vocation to’ some profession such as teaching or nursing or soldiering? Perhaps you think of a vocation to enter a convent or monastery? The Cambridge Dictionary gives as a definition:...

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In the Lord’s Council Chamber

In the Lord’s Council Chamber

I was in my early twenties when the burden to pray about national about international matters went from head to heart, and I realised that the Lord is concerned with more than just our personal needs, and that His Kingdom is about far more than just Church matters....

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What the Scouts see

What the Scouts see

In Revelation 4, we see that the cherubim, seraphim and all the other living creatures we glimpse in Heaven are perpetually worshipping the Lord, in both sound and action. They fall down before Him, and cast their crowns at His feet, singing and serving with all their...

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