The Prisoner

As the moving words of Emily Bronte’s slightly adapted poem The Prisoner wash over you, take time to pray on behalf of the many who find themselves deprived of liberty, or who are struggling to retain hope. Still let my tyrants know, I am not doomed to wear Year after... read more

Captive in Iran

Captive in Iran Available from Amazon Maryam and Marziye, imprisoned for the best part of a year in the grim conditions of Tehran’s notorious Evin prison, are anything but typical young believers. For three years they had carried on a systematic and remarkably... read more

First Impressions of Majorca

Discerning the best way to write a book on discernment The Lord was very much in my trip to Majorca, right from the start at check in when I had a nudge at check-in to see whether there might be a seat available with more legroom. I was able to procure one without... read more

Pray for those unfairly accused

From the Specific to the Particular As a ‘way in’ to praying for wider topics, we often advocate taking prayer for one person you know who is facing specific circumstances, and moving on to pray for all who are in that category – rather like in maths the {sets of}!... read more

Lament and Reflection

We dare not take Your grace for granted Following the horrifying death of Fusiller Drummer Lee Rigby in Woolwich I have felt the Spirit stirring a deep lament in my soul, and it feels right to give expression to this. This prayer stands in all its rawness, and is set... read more

God is still protecting us

The grace of God has kept us so far from more episodes such as Woolwich  . . . With so many radicalised jihadists scattered around Western Europe, perhaps the real miracle is how few such events there have been, – and how few, relatively speaking, have succeeded... read more