Love on its knees

For we are not wrestling with flesh and blood [contending only with physical opponents], but against the despotisms, against the powers, against [the master spirits who are] the world rulers of this present darkness, against the spirit forces of wickedness in the... read more

The ever-controversial matter of Israel

Recognising that it will be to the Mount of Olives and Jerusalem that Jesus returns – and that Israel is the only country in the world that the Lord specifically calls ‘His’ country (Deuteronomy 7:6, Amos 3:2 and in many other places) we can be sure that it will also... read more

Emmanuel: Wonderful refreshing worship – and prayer for the power of God to come in Gaza, Egypt and across the Middle East

If you want to see where the Lord is being glorified in Egypt, you would not think to start in Garbage City. But seeing straight so often means seeing how God identifies with the least, the last and the lost, and raises up something of eternal worth and beauty. What... read more

The miracle of 350 drones and missiles being intercepted – and today’s attack on Isfahan

Modern defence systems such as The Patriot are capable of tracking large numbers of incoming missiles at one time. So too must we be as our gaze shifts moment from Ukraine-Russia, to Washington-New York to Israel-Iran. All are important, but it is with this last that... read more

A vital window in which to pray and prepare?

“Not praying is tragic. But praying and not preparing is catastrophic.” These are the words of Lazarus Yeghnazar, whom I have known for years. He was actually speaking about the need to translate the Bible into the many ethnic languages that are spoken in Iran, where... read more

The Sound of Hope: Music to help us pray for America, Russia and Ukraine

I wanted to offer some representative pieces of music to help us pray for America, Russia and Ukraine. The latter two were an easy choice, but as I couldn’t find anything in our library stock that seemed right for America, I thought instead to offer this Welsh hymn,... read more