Flashpoints

A Cry from the Heart of God

This is a powerful solo that Linda sang in the Spirit which captures God’s great longing to reach the Muslim world. Take time to still your soul and let the Lord’s presence come on you as this cry from Heaven touches your heart. As she was listening to... read more

The Consequences of the Cuban Thaw

In the light of the recent media attention on Cuba, this would be a good time to highlight the article we sent out some months ago when the thaw first looked as though it was setting in. Most of us will instinctively have felt delighted to see signs of a major thaw in... read more

Keep Israel in Prayer

Israel “Hear the word of the Lord, you Gentile nations; declare it in the isles afar off. He who scattered Israel will gather them and will watch over his flock like a shepherd.” (Jer. 31:10) Linda recently lent me a book called Meet me at the Olive Tree . .... read more

Megatrends

Global Warming He sprinkles the snowflakes like birds alighting; they settle like a swarm of locusts. The eye is dazzled by their beautiful whiteness, and as they fall the mind is entranced. He spreads frost on the earth like salt, and icicles form like pointed... read more

Ukraine and Moldova

Ukraine Even though the real action is now out in the eastern side of the country, where the terms of successive ceasefire terms are being flagrantly ignored by both sides, why not use this dramatic presentation of earlier events in Maidan Square as a starter for... read more

Cyberwarfare: Did North Korea hack Sony Pictures? If it did, what are the implications?

“I believe the coordinated cyberattack with destructive payloads against a corporation in the US represents a watershed event . . . Geopolitics now serve as harbingers for destructive cyberattacks.” Tom Kellermann, Chief Cybersecurity Officer with security... read more