It was great on Saturday to be able to speak to the Kingsbridge Christian Men's Breakfast on the subject of Saint Benedict and in particular Rod Dreher's latest book 'The Benedict Option - a strategy for Christians in a post-Christian nation.' Increasingly I am finding that this Fifth Century holy man has the ability (like Saint Francis) to cross denominational boundaries and give a common cause to evangelicals and catholics alike. It was also so very appropriate to have Joh
We have spent a couple of days re-jigging our prayer room at the house in Malborough with a vision to more people using it. Inspired by the 24 hour boiler rooms Lewis and I have freed up the space, added better lighting and given spaces on the walls for prayers to be stuck with PostIts. At the special holy hour twenty people came and the atmosphere was that of deep prayer, stillness and intercession. It is all too easy to relegate prayer as the fag end of the Christian life
I finish the month of September 2017 asking myself several questions, to which there may or may not be any answers to, only God knows the answers and they shall be revealed when the time is right or in looking back in years to come.
What I am meant to with my life now? How would my grandma expect me to react to her passing? Who am I meant to turn to when I’m needing wisdom and support? What will my daily, weekly, monthly pattern of life look like when I return from Grandma’