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 […]

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 […]

The Prayer of Helplessness

Two years ago today I had the privilege of visiting the Martin Luther King visitor centre in Atlanta and the Ebenezer Baptist Church where he was Pastor. Among the many profound and moving things I got to see, this inscription from one of the displays happened to be the “on this day” reminder from my […]

It is funny how mortals always picture us as putting things into their minds: in reality our best work is done by keeping things out. Letters from a senior devil (Screwtape) to a junior devil (Wormwood)

It is funny how mortals always picture us [devils] as putting things into their minds: in reality our best work is done by keeping things out. Letters from a senior devil (Screwtape) to a junior devil (Wormwood)