Love on its knees

For we are not wrestling with flesh and blood [contending only with physical opponents], but against the despotisms, against the powers, against [the master spirits who are] the world rulers of this present darkness, against the spirit forces of wickedness in the...

Three wounds that empower us to pray and that enable us to share the depths of God’s compassion

Most of us will at least be familiar with the name of a medieval mystic who lived the majority of her life at the end of the fourteenth century in a cell adjoining St Julian’s church in Norwich. Her real name is unknown to us but, like nearly a thousand other...

The ever-controversial matter of Israel

Recognising that it will be to the Mount of Olives and Jerusalem that Jesus returns – and that Israel is the only country in the world that the Lord specifically calls ‘His’ country (Deuteronomy 7:6, Amos 3:2 and in many other places) we can be sure that it will also...

God answers specific prayers specifically – even sending a hot water bottle to the Equator

In the context of a child's direct prayer, Helen Roseveare tells this amazing story about prayer and a hot water bottle! One night, in Central Africa, I had worked hard to help a mother in the labour ward; but in spite of all that we could do, she died leaving us with...

Where can we find the most reliable and unbaised biased sources for both our news and our spiritual walk?

‘Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed: everything else is public relations.’ (George Orwell) Journalism is sometimes called the fourth pillar of democracy, alongside Legislature, Executive and Judiciary; ‘pillars’ because each of these...
2024: A year of destiny?

2024: A year of destiny?

A Make-or-Break Year for Democracy Worldwide: that is the headline I read in Time magazine a few days ago, and it stirred me greatly. As many of you know, I have long carried a great burden to pray for the cause of democracy, and it is currently facing many...

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The Light is shining despite the darkness

The Light is shining despite the darkness

A friend wrote to tell me that the Lord had given her a heavy and uncomfortable burden during the night of January 1st, which she felt to be a warning for 2024. She had been reading in Daniel of the the mountain that grew from the rock cut without human hands, which...

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