Informed or Transformed?

The value question Cyber-traffic never sleeps. News, gossip and content on any topic are just a click away. The information flow is strong, and it’s easy to be swept along by the current. That’s why it’s good to use the value question: what is really important to me –...

Filtering prayer requests

 There’s never been a shortage of prayer needs, but in our digital age we’re more exposed to them. It’s impossible to respond to all. This is where filtering is so helpful. But it’s not just about dealing with the volume; it includes how we handle a...

Power in praying for Glory

We arrived in SE Asia, excited gospel messengers, ready for anything…or so we thought. My book, Shaped for Prayer Enjoyment opens with: If I had to put a label on the year 1980, it would be ‘Almost a failure’. And the language struggles, cultural challenges and...

Praying about Glory gets bigger

Missions isn’t life’s number one goal. That might sound strange coming from me after four decades in mission work. But the great adventure and most urgent need is knowing Christ’s Glory. He is the point of missions, and the heart and will to declare him is shaped by...

Conversation about Glory

The Father, Son and Spirit aren’t living in separate rooms, absorbed in their own agendas. They are perfectly one, and their conversation about Glory is pure joy beyond anything we can imagine. That’s the joy we’ve been brought into! And prayer is the Lord’s...