It’s time to pray for an improvement in France’s relationships with other nations!

I tuned in to a programme the other day to hear that Jersey is facing the threat of its electricity supply being switched off by France, from where 90% of its energy comes. The French administration is demanding greater access for French fishing boats in Jersey...

The renewed consequences of Brexit and increasing tension across Europe

Those of you who have been praying about resolving the present Irish question – which means reducing the crippling red tape currently involved in importing items into Northern Ireland – will quickly realise that the tensions between Britain, France and the rest of the...

The comfort of God that empowers us to move on beyond the therapeutic gospel

Our leaders have so many massive issues to face at this time, not least at an environmental level as Cop 26 gets under way in Glasgow from the 9th-19th November. It is so important that good decisions are taken, and vital progress be made for low lying lands, and...

God finds ways to restore the despairing: The story of Martin the Cobbler

This short story by Leo Tolstoy is a powerful reminder of the unexpected ways in which God answers our prayers and meets our deepest needs. However little may appear to be happening along the lines that we had hoped or expected, God fulfils His promises and restores...

Nuach and Eternal Rest

Nuach and Eternal Rest Ruach Breath of Life · Nuach - Eternal Rest Music: Robert Weston: Let Your Spirit come Improvisation on the hymn tune, ‘Immortal, invisible, God only wise.’ The time of resting will come. ‘The LORD your God will give [us] rest (nuach) by giving...
O Jesus I have promised

O Jesus I have promised

Many years ago, at the end of a really wonderful year in Paris, in which I had met the Lord deeply and ministered for Him widely, I was standing on the platform of a Metro station for the last time, and found myself singing some words from a hymn under my breath: “Oh...

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Intimacy and Eternity

Intimacy and Eternity

Those of you who have been with us from our early days in Shropshire will remember Intimacy and Eternity. I wrote this book thirty years ago for those who were sensing the call to draw especially close to the Lord - almost as a lay monastic calling. The Lord has used...

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