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Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

Lyndall Bywater, 27th April, 2010

Canterbury is a small city in the southeast of England. It’s a city famous for prayer.

Fight the Fame, Choose to Lose

Carla Harding, 19th April, 2010

“Is it true today, that when people pray, cloudless skies will break, Kings and Queens will shake?” Delirious, History Makers “With great power comes great responsibility.” Uncle Ben, Spiderman When I was young I wanted to grow up to be significant.

John the Baptist & Jesus in the Prayer Room

Pete Greig, 12th April, 2010

‘I never should have swapped from Scotch to Martinis’, croaked the actor Humphrey Bogart on his deathbed.  Famous last words afford unusual honesty, humor or pathos so I hope mine won’t be ‘White with no sugar, please’ or ‘Darling, give me a minute, I’m just fixing the telly.

Campus America: Spring Term Report

Rachel Wegner, 4th April, 2010

Campus America is a simple call for a connected, unbroken Year of Prayer in 2010 on every college and university campus in the U.S.

Greater Love By Daniel Jones

Daniel Jones, 2nd April, 2010

“He was despised and rejected by men, 
A man of sorrows, and familiar with suffering…
Surely he took up our infirmities 
And carried our sorrows…” Isaiah 53:3-4 I always thought that unless you were the kind of person who was always clenching their fist and shouting 'Come on!' (think Tim Henman, the British Tennis star after a particularly impressive shot), you weren't a passionate person or weren't invested in what you did. Passion seemed to me to be defined by physical or perceivable demonstrations of emotion.

When Children Pray By Mark Nelson

Mark Nelson, 29th March, 2010

Passionate prayer, crazy stories and a welcoming smile? It must be time to meet this months Unsung Hero. This is the 4th in our Unsung Heroes series which introduces individuals from around the 24-7 Prayer movement who have given everything to see prayer transform lives.

Why my heroes are also Saints

Scot Bower, 22nd March, 2010

Last year somehow I landed the opportunity to write a book. I've always wanted to write a book but somehow it's a lot easier to write a book 'one day' rather than actually write one today! A year later and after a lot of hard work and much patience on the part of my editor and the publishers my book was printed.

Baghdad Needs Prayer By Rebecca Gower

Rebecca Gower, 15th March, 2010

Being a Westerner and living in Baghdad is alone enough to make someone a target for abduction, torture or murder. When you add to this being a Christian, leading a flourishing church, having links with both the British and US governments as well as influential leaders and (gulp) working for peace, you might as well be standing on a street corner with a huge sign on your chest reading ‘Free money if you kidnap me now’.

Prayer and Justice by Alana Wiens

Alana Wiens, 8th March, 2010

The other day I was killing some time in a local charity shop and ran into an old friend.  As I looked through the stacks of books I came upon “Bono on Bono: Conversations with Michka Assayas”.

You Have Almost Reached Your Target by Pete Greig

Pete Greig, 1st March, 2010

One of my boys has a piggy bank – a proper, hollow pig with a slot in the top and a wiggly tail. The other lad however has a ‘robo-bank’.

Restoring the Romance By Ian Nicholson

Ian Nicholson, 22nd February, 2010

24-7 Prayer is unleashing a major season of prayer for Europe. Urgently and unashamedly we are calling people around the world to join us in an initial 6 months of non-stop prayer for this prodigal continent.

God on Campus By Trent Sheppard

Trent Sheppard, 15th February, 2010

“Truth is not only that which awaits discovery, but also that which was once known and is now threatened by forgetfulness.” Robert Fong Puritan pioneers of the Massachusetts General Court founded Harvard [USA] in 1636.

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