INSIGHTS

Nuach – Pilgrimage

Feast on this short meditation, that forms part of our series exploring the word ‘nuach’ – the deep, settled and empowering rest that the Lord sends. Why not listen to the piece right through first, and then try hitting the pause button for a while... read more

The Paralympic Games . . . and a stirring call to patient endurance and fortitude

Praise God that the Paralympic Games were able to take place in Tokyo, and for the wonderfully inspiring stories that emerged from of people triumphing over great challenges in order to become elite athletes. May the Lord find ways to bless each one of them as they... read more

Insights into the world of Bible translation – and praying for the work of Bible translators

Four Gospels: A Discussion Between Rd. E.V. Rieu and the Rev. J.B. Phillips Not being a Greek scholar myself, I suppose I have always been content to follow CS Lewis’ opinion that the original Greek in the New Testament does not make for a literary masterpiece –... read more

Willing to be whittled as an Arrow – A living sacrifice for the Lord

Helen Roseveare (1925-2016): Missionary to the Belgium Congo (1953-1973) A woman who refused to take offence at God for allowing her to suffer much and who thanked Him for counting her worthy to suffer. You may well have come across the name Helen Roseveare at some... read more

Into Your Hands: Praying for people in distress

In all our distress You too are distressed, Lord, and the angel of Your presence saves us. In Your love and mercy You redeem us; you lift us up and carry us all our days . . . Shout for joy, you heavens; rejoice, you Earth; burst into song, you mountains! For the Lord... read more

The Pecking Order

The Pecking Order: On behalf of people who are being ‘pecked at’ You, my brothers and sisters, were called to live in freedom. But don’t use your freedom to satisfy your sinful nature. Instead, use your freedom to serve one another humbly in love. For the entire law... read more