INSIGHTS

Deo Gratias (1 Cor. 15:57)

The Prelude:   Thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labour in the Lord... read more

Reversing Maastricht and Lisbon – or into a dead end?

I have been having problems with the brakes on my car. A mechanic assumed it needed nothing more than a new ABS Advanced Braking System sensor. I sensed it was more complex – and so it proved to be. How many people when they voted in the Referendum would have thought... read more

Manna for the Soul: Rich Musings on overcoming distractions and uniting our hearts with God

Do you find when you set aside time to ‘mullinate,’ (to pray and ponder in the Lord’s presence) that you are bombarded left, right and centre by all sorts of distracting thoughts? The first thing to remember about these inevitable distractions is that we are on our... read more

Going deeper in the Word of God

As a young Christian I remember dreaming of the Bible one day being freely available on a computer. I could never have imagined in those days that are at-once-so-close-and-yet-so-far-off that we would one day be blessed to have such extensive Bible resources available... read more

Mullinating: Anything but boring!

Let the beloved of the LORD rest secure in him, for he shields him all day long, and the one the LORD loves rests between his shoulders.”  (Deut. 33:12) No need to go reaching for a dictionary: you won’t find ‘mullinating!’ I was looking for a word that would embrace... read more

Taking sides on Brexit

Making Friday 22nd February a day of special focus in prayer. There is certainly a need to pray for breakthrough into the apparent stalemate between Westminster and Brussels, even as new twists and turns continue to develop. The vote in Parliament on 29th January... read more