He Is For You, Not Against You

Several times a week, for the past 18 years, I have put one or more of my children to bed. The final thing I’ve done before a goodnight kiss is to speak or sing God’s blessing over them. Usually it has been the same ancient blessing that the High Priest of the Israelites spoke over […]

This Is Why I’m Not Afraid

I don’t know about you, but with wall-to-wall Covid19 news everywhere you go it makes me long for the good old days of Brexit!! With so much fear and anxiety filling the airwaves, let me share a really short, personal Easter message with you: DO NOT FEAR Let me give you two very good reasons […]

Praying for the Persecuted Church : Burkina Faso

This lent I am using resources provided by @BarnabusFund to pray & fast for the persecuted Church. Each day is challenging & humbling – reading of the terrible suffering of my brothers & sisters in Christ endure for His name’s sake. (There is a recurring theme to most of the persecution, but like the recurring […]

Anything But Christian: Why Millennials Leave the Church

Interesting article (via Milo, in his own inimitable style). But I’m left with as many questions as I am answers. I can’t help wondering if the problem isn’t with the Church so much as it is with the millenials themselves : spoilt, narcissistic, capricious… Or, most likely, some combination of the two. Maybe I’m just […]

Sermons from the King

Sometimes it’s hard to put emotions into words. Today was one of those days. I had the opportunity to visit the church – and visitor centre – of Martin Luther King jnr. What an incredible, anointed & courageous servant of Christ. There are so many profound words and stories that I could quote & reflect […]

Lots of awesome verses in Acts that totally challenge what I’ve come to accept as normal Christianity. Here’s one that challenges my willingness to see & seize every opportunity to share the gospel.