Missions

No, Lord, You’ve got the Wrong Person!

We all settled back to listen as the young woman stood up to share. She’d been working overseas for several years and was now home for her first break. Tentatively she looked around at us and, without warning, burst into tears. I don’t want to go back, she sobbed. I can’t do it anymore.  In faltering words she continued to explain… she wasn’t qualified to do this… she felt totally inadequate. I don’t think there was a dry eye in…

A Darkened Room

Some time ago I stopped to ask myself…how do I picture a true Church of the New Testament to look like today?  What would they see if someone were to stumble into it? The picture that came to me was a church in prayer…but it wasn’t a church as we know it today… it was a darkened room…no furniture…no sound other than folk quietly praying. I realised this was a picture of the persecuted Church…a group of believers who met…