Prayer for the Nation

Today I had the privilege of joining in prayer with around 20 Christians from the Department of Work and Pensions, Her Majesties Revenue and Customs, and the Treasury Solicitors! It was fantastic to be able to encourage the people in attendance with stories of the 33 24hr prayer meetings going on right at this moment around the world, as well as some of the amazing stories of God answering the prayers of his people.

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“Just grit your teeth and go the distance!” I said to myself as I entered the last kilometre before reaching my home.
Another half marathon distance, you ask? Nope, just 5k! OK, in my defence I’d gone at it fairly hard, but my first run since completing the Reading Half Marathon was hardly a convincing display of fitness.
Perhaps too much cakey goodness in the intervening period…
…I’ll need to get back to my training then.

Tough couple of weeks

Its been pretty busy the last 14 days with 24-7. Trustees meetings, an office move from Chichester to London, and a significant financial challenge have stretched the old ‘to-do’ list to the limits of what I can manage.
After seven years, we’ve left the building in Chichester that we shared with Revelation Church and a number of other ministries and businesses. Revs have been a great support to 24-7 over the years, and although the move is the right thing, its sad to be leaving behind the close working environment with the church that birthed the 24-7 Prayer movement.

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