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How to pray for London

London is a large city with such diverse needs it can sometimes be a bit overwhelming. We all have, I'm sure, long lists of things that we want to pray for in London, so rather than add more to your list, let's think how we should approach them. Firstly, pause and ask...

Living with gratitude

"Gratitude is a virtue with ethical consequences. When we feel most grateful, it is impossible to be cruel or callous, brutal or indifferent ... Thanksgiving can leave us unchanged. Gratitude does not - it changes us." Marcus Borg, Theologian Local churches that are...

God answers prayer during the Tottenham riots

It never ceases to amaze me that God wants to involve us in the process of redeeming this earth for His glory. If we pray, God in His great mercy hears our prayers and moves heaven and earth on our behalf. ‘Well I know that,’ I hear you say, but the question really...

It’s time to crack an egg

I guess the challenge comes to most people at some point. Some people rise to the challenge, some people try the challenge and give up because it's too much hard work, other people look at the challenge, maybe even think about taking the challenge but then fail to...

The harvest is ripe but the labourers are few

"The harvest is ripe but the labourers are few." (Luke 10:2) This verse gives us the insight that we can pray for a harvest and harvest can come but the issue is with the labourers. In recent times we have seen a large harvest through our outreaches and festivities...

The Purpose of London

For many years I’ve felt like I’ve been on a journey of learning how to pray for London. And what starts as something seemingly quite simple actually becomes quite complicated. For starters, how do you define London? Quite literally, where does it end? Depending on...

Reaching out to your community at Easter: sharethemiracle

Easter is arguably the most important time in the church calendar, remembering what many consider to be the greatest act of kindness. sharethemiracle is an easy way to connect with those in the local community at Easter – whether you’re a church, a Christian Union,...

Second Chance

Second Chance: the new short film from My Hope with Billy Graham “Therefore since we have such a hope, we use great boldness of speech.” 2 Corinthians 3:12 (NKJV) Last year, My Hope with Billy Graham released The Cross, a 30-minute message to the UK from evangelist...