The basics: Praying the kingdom 3

2015-10.3 Matthew 6:10 Wednesday, March 11, 2015 The big picture This view of earth from space – yes, we Brits are in it – doesn’t come close to representing God’s perspective and insight and wisdom. But it’s a helpful reminder to us of who sees the big picture, perfectly. Matthew 6:10 NIV“…Your kingdom come, Your…

Diversity and Purpose 4

2014-23.4 Micah 6:8 Thursday, June 12, 2014 Crowdsourcing together for justice   From the website of Jubilee Campaign. The fight to bring debt justice goes on. Micah 6:8He has shown you, O mortal, what is good.And what does the Lord require of you?To act justly and to love mercyand to walk humbly with your God. PAUL…

Diversity and purpose 3

2014-23.3 Matthew 5:9 Wednesday, June 11, 2014 How as Christians we can change the world order   Lord Boateng speaking at the Premier lecture in London on Tuesday night Matthew 5:9Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God. EVERY THURSDAY, in every kind of weather, a group of mainly women stood…

Diversity and Purpose 2

2014-23.2 Galatians 5:24 Tuesday, June 10, 2014 Greater unity, greater force for change? Christians have worshipped here for more than 900 years. The building of the tower began later, in 1521, when the German and Swiss theologians Luther and Zwingli were beginning the ‘protest’ that became the Reformation. On Sunday, as Christians from all the…

Diversity and purpose

2014-23.1 Acts 2:1 Monday, June 9, 2014 The crowd dynamic Love Wycombe crowd looking out from the platform alongside the majestic bell tower of All Saints church Acts 2:1 (NIV) When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. OF COURSE, the first Pentecost was a one-off – that type of ‘tongues…

A Level of Prayer That Brings Change 3

2014-22.3 Psalm 133; Matthew 18:19-20 Wednesday, June 4, 2014 Use it or lose it – unity explained very simply Photocopier – a lot of parts whirring away together and feeding each sheet through. If one part is out of sync, a jam occurs! Matthew 18:19-20Again I say to you, if two of you agree on…

Strong Man or Strong Church 2c

2014-03.5   Philippians 2:2-3   January 17, 2014   The spiritual power that is released in a church that really understands unity   Pentecost came in a context of deep heartfelt prayerful unity   WHEN a church discovers unity – I mean the real “one in heart and mind” kind – it will never want…