‘In the darkest part of my life, in the middle of the mess and suffering, Jesus was there, holding my hand and giving me the strength I needed to simply stand in the storm.’
One in two of us in the UK will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in our lives – and all of us who are not will be close to someone who is. So when the diagnosis comes, when the storm strikes, where will we go to find strength and comfort?
In 2016, speaker and worship leader Matt McChlery and his wife faced just this question… Read More »
‘Isabel stands in the place of all young people as she comes face to face with wounds from her past, deep rejection issues and fears for her future. It is a great book for teenagers and has a “rooted in reality” message of hope that is so desperately needed today.’
Tracy Williamson, Author and Speaker, MBM Trust
Research from the Anti-Bullying Alliance reveals that one in four children report being bullied ‘a lot or always’. Such trauma can cause long-term damage to a child’s confidence and well-being. But one source of therapy… Read More »
Isabel waded through thick black mud as she approached the dilapidated wooden field gate. Each step she took rendered a loud squelching noise as she fought to keep possession of her favourite Wellington boots – the ones covered with multi-coloured polka dots, with a fluffy lining. A stale, earthy smell filled her nostrils as she struggled further to untie the knotted bailer twine that secured… Read More »
Worst Fears Confirmed
After a very long flight we finally touched down at London’s Heathrow Airport. Our South African holiday had come to an end and we were daring to be optimistic as to what God had in store for the next chapter of our lives. We felt rested and rejuvenated. Our grief was starting to be punctuated by healing and peace. The raw, open, emotional wound had started to scab over… Read More »
‘Draws a wealth of wisdom from both Scripture and the world of business that moves us out of the confines of holy huddles to join God on His mission.’
Andy Frost, Director Share Jesus International
The average Brit can expect to spend 85,000 hours at work! And for many, the ‘daily grind’ is just that – a grind! So how can Christians make the most of their time at work: fulfil their calling, honour God and bless their colleagues? Read More »
Answering the Call
We are in a time of incredible change. All around us we can see chaos and uncertainty. As followers of Jesus, we might make bold declarations about building on the rock (Matthew 7:24-27), but for many the reality is we feel like we are standing in a thick fog waiting for someone else to… Read More »
‘Takes my breath away and significantly affects my understanding of the purposes of God.’
Mike Pilavachi, Soul Survivor
While there are beacons of hope, UK church attendance continues to fall, and reaching the next generation remains a great challenge. Faced with finding ourselves on the margins, where can we – the Church – find encouragement… Read More »
Mike Williams shares how fully engaging with what the Bible has to say about the life to come, and focusing on the resurrection as well as the cross, transformed his view of death and heaven, with profound consequences for the here and now!
Watch TBN UKtv Interview Read More »
‘What the heck is happening?’
I was sitting in the garden of a conference centre in rural Derbyshire. On the other end of the phone line, my friend and fellow church leader, Beth, had just said a rude word. It wasn’t actually the word ‘heck’. I hadn’t heard her say this word before, and I haven’t heard her say it since. It’s the kind of word that makes a film into a 15 certificate, or… Read More »
This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the amazing Association of Christian Writers (ACW)!
As well as publishing their Jubilee compendium, Write Well, we are delighted to be sponsoring their celebratory residential writers’ weekend in June, in Swanwick, Derbyshire. Over the past fifty years… Read More »