A [possible] Prophetic Word

What follows is a guest post prophetic word by a trusted friend and spiritual guide. The first part sets the context of prophetic ministry in a biblical pattern; and the second part, with Scriptures, is the unfolding and possible Word of God for the Church. The Context: Since the prophetic ministry is one of 'turning'... Continue Reading →

A Psalm: The Lockdown of Covid

Psalm 137 Covid Version: In the lockdown of Covid, Indoors we stayed, and wept, When we remembered friends, family, sanity and jobs. In the churches we silenced our tongues, and muzzled our faces, For the Government required of us fearful obeisance to the gods of bureaucratic scientism & the spin of half-truths. Why should we... Continue Reading →

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Love Never Fails

Many people will be in despair and hopelessness.  Asking:  Where is the hope in the midst of such unusual events worldwide?   The Apostle Paul said that ‘Love never fails’ (1 Cor 13:8). He went on to say, “these three remain: faith, hope and love.  And the greatest of these is love” (v.13).   I’ll... Continue Reading →

The Wall

It occurred to me in the last few days that there is a comparable situation between two unlikely events, that can end up producing similar outcomes. At the turn of the millennium, I was a YWAM missionary, first training in the UK then in the Middle East.  Part of my own research and study involved... Continue Reading →

A Saint, A Wolf & Covid-19

What follows is my extended script for a BBC Radio Devon Pause for Thought planned for Sunday 19th April 2020.  It is a fascinating truth-containing fable of the 13th century involving a famous Saint and an infamous Wolf: St Francis of Assisi and the Wolf During the early 13th century, we meet an extraordinary figure:  ... Continue Reading →

One Step Enough for Me

I am reading John Henry Newman's Apologia Pro Vita Sua, which is to say, as intellectually stimulating as it is and as he is, this Anglican turned Catholic turned recently canonized Saint, is very demanding (thanks Tony)!!! Anyway, I came across a poem he had read after following up on another thing, and came across a... Continue Reading →

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