Living in the power of Life-giving contrition

Intro I love taking topics and exploring what the Lord has to say about them. Today we are going to be looking at a subject that probably wouldn’t feature in most people’s list of top-ten favourite biblical themes: contrition! The Bible tells us that The LORD is near... read more

Praying wider in the Spirit

Yesterday morning after watching the news I was reflecting on just how many massive topics there are for prayer across so many issues and nations. The challenge is to stir our spirits up on behalf of the people and matters the Lord lays on our heart, without feeling... read more

‘But as for me’: A Kaleidoscope of Bible Verses

At this time when millions are feeling deeply unsettled by so much that they had taken as normal being suddenly removed, Joshua’s tremendous and challenging declaration came to mind as I was pondering these things: ‘Choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve .... read more

Three Years of humbling for the UK followed by something very good

We are used to the forecasts of meteorologists who study the wind and ocean currents that criss-cross the world. The Lord sees the political, social and spiritual trends and patterns that are swirling and developing around the globe still more clearly than they do.... read more

An Introduction to Love’s Victory

When my great uncle was appointed Bishop of Zanzibar and Tanganyika (now Tanzania) from 1907-1924, his heart was to train, develop and honour black priests. In this, he played a truly pioneering role in the church of Africa. From the moment he had arrived in in... read more

Celebrating Love’s Victory

This article was inspired by, and derived from, a chapter in one of Bishop Frank Weston’s books on the theme of Love’s Victory. He had been invited to write this book at the end of the First World War in order to restore people’s confidence in the... read more