Manna for the Soul

The Joy and Meaning of Retreat

In the summer of 1914, my great uncle Frank, Bishop of Zanzibar and Tanganyika, delivered a series of retreat addresses to the Associates of the Community of the Sacred Passion, an order of sisters he had founded a few years previously. The talks were delivered... read more

The Resting Place

Soak in this meditation on the comforting and far-reaching doctrine of the sovereignty of God Written and read by Robert Weston, with Colin Owen as the voice of the Lord. The full list of pieces you will hear are: Bells Innocent: Wings of the Wind Immortal invisible... read more

Come Holy Spirit

An Advent Offering In the midst of what is, for all too many people, an intensely busy season, let’s make it our aim to celebrate the coming of Christ this Advent, and to prepare our hearts for Him to come to us in fresh ways. Advent starts on December 3rd and... read more

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

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

Prayer in the Making by Lyndall Bywater

It is rare to come across a book that so successfully inspiries and encourages both those who are new to the faith and those who have been walking with the Lord for many years. The twelve themes that Lyndall introduces – Encounter, Worship, Listening, Stillness,... read more