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Honesty about my faith · 4d ago

Praying for People Affected by the Grenfell Tower Tragedy

I’ve been thinking about the best way to pray for people affected by the tragic events in London this week and especially how to pray about the anger that is currently being emphasized by th...
Honesty about my faith · 6d ago

God Carries the Anxieties of the World

Anxiety is a real problem for many people. According to recent research, 6% of people in the UK suffer with a generalized anxiety disorder¹ and most of the rest of us will have to contend wi...
Honesty about my faith · 1W ago

It’s time to play together nicely!

It was surprising, and very encouraging!!!, to see Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn walking next to each other laughing in Parliament. One of the things which I have found especially sad about ...
Honesty about my faith · 1W ago

Looking through the lens of life or the lens of God?

Often we look at God through the lens of life. How different would things be if we looked at life through the lens of God? Our circumstances and how we are feeling can make a difference to h...
Honesty about my faith · 1W ago

Hopeless or Hope?

It’s possible that following the General Election result in the UK that you are feeling despondent today? A few weeks ago I produced this design for a prayer card that we are going to circul...
Honesty about my faith · 2W ago

The people who don’t usually vote have the power to win the election

Originally posted on Honest about my faith: So, if just before the 2010 general election I had started my own political party and if everyone who was eligible to vote but who didn’t on that ...
Honesty about my faith · 2W ago

Grow Towards the Light

As I prayed with some friends recently I looked out the window (you don’t have to close your eyes to pray you know!) and I noticed the tree in the next door garden. As the tree has grown, th...
Honesty about my faith · 1M ago

Why was I annoyed? It isn’t My Woodland!

My family and I went to Hanningfield Reservoir yesterday for a quiet day out but it turned out though that it was the Hanningfield Triathlon and so our walk was far from peaceful! For the fi...
Honesty about my faith · 1M ago

Is it time to make God the focus of our prayer lives again?

I’ve had quite a stressful week and so I was looking forward to homegroup last night as an opportunity to share and to receive prayer. We had a great conversation about Mark 5 and part of ou...
Honesty about my faith · 1M ago

The Lord is Close to the Brokenhearted

Several times in these past few days I have been reminded of how painful that life can be as I have heard about and seen the struggles faced by others. As I was praying about this I was remi...