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Night Time Blessing

A night time blessing, which I wrote a few months ago. I have edited it since. This morning I woke up and wrote a night time blessing. Influence from John O’Donohue and Sabastian Faulks whose high society parties in 1960’s Washington in “On Green Dolphin Street” are still in my mind as I am currently…

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David Crowder Trending

Yeah! My mate David Crowder the musician is trending right now worldwide on Twitter. David – you rock! We are all really proud of you. And I am sooooo sorry for saying you look funny – you look awesome – except that weird gotee!! David, you have come so far since the 90’s when you…

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Something is Happening in Egypt

We left Egypt a week ago, right before Revolution II broke out. Something is happening there. In some ways I wish I was still there but at the same time, I feel we were present for the beginnings of a spiritual revolution that is just as important as the political changes, and instrinsically linked to…

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Seeking unity in the Egyptian Revolution

Egypt: 33 bodies in the main Cairo morgue right now. Might be more in Alexandria and other cities. 1700 injured, many blinded by rubber bullets. Last month’s violence against Coptic Christians, which resulted in 23+ deaths, was the bloodiest sectarian violence in Egypt in 60 years. This week, things got even worse. Its a mixed…

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Video of Egypt’s All Night Prayer Gathering

I was one of the only foreigners at this month’s historic all night prayer gathering in Cario’s cave church complex. Heres some shaky video that I took. There is some English translation in real time, thanks to my friend Samy who accompanied us. Sound is not great. Just listen harder. I should mention that this…

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The Skinny on Egypt’s Prayer Gathering

“I saw signs of the beginning of revival that I have never seen before!” an Egyptian evangelical leader told us yesterday. On 11.11.11, Egypt had a historic prayer meeting that we attended. It was amazing and we were so privileged to be there. Egyptian leaders are telling us there has been a significant spiritual “shift”…

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Largest Christian Gathering in Egypt in a Thousand Years

A thousand years is a long time. As far as we can tell, the prayer meeting last night that I attended in the cave church of St Simon, which they said had 70,000 [update: official count was 71,000] by the time I was leaving, was by far the largest Christian gathering in Egypt in over…

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Egypt and the Day of Prayer 11.11.11

Update: Just got back. 70,000 tickets sold. Going very well. What a shame that the evangelical leaders were not allowed on the stage. Hopefully they will all learn to get along. Update: More info about the Day of Prayer taking place today . . YES TODAY . . in Cairo. I talked with one of…

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