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25 January 2021 Crystal Cryer Blog No comments

It’s Burns Night tonight!

So we thought we would share this beautiful, stirring prayer poem written one year ago by our team member Rachel Dhillon.

The poem is something that flowed out of Rachel’s heart as she sat praying and processing with God on a Scotland-bound train following our annual 24-7 Prayer EuroLeaders training weekend.

She had been pondering how, often when different nationalities are invited to pray in their native language, that we as Scots somehow feel we are not included in...

23 December 2020 Crystal Cryer Blog No comments

In the final post of our Celtic Advent blog series ‘Songs in the Wasteland’, Naomi Black shares some reflections from her personal journey through Advent in the midst of this strange and difficult time.

As I’ve journeyed through this Advent season, I’ve been reading every day about why Jesus came. Each day has brought a different truth, a different declaration: he came to bring light to the world, he came to bless the nations, he came to fulfil the law, he came to do what Adam could not… the ...

16 December 2020 Crystal Cryer Blog No comments

Daniel Ferguson continues our Advent series ‘Songs in the Wasteland’, sharing some reflections from his journey through this year and his struggle with mental health.

O Come, O Come Emmanuel
And ransom captive Israel

This year has been like no other. It feels like everyone has struggled along the way. Personally I have felt the rollercoaster of emotions like so many others have.

I’ve felt great Joy. We had the joy of our son Ezra being born! He is a gift, utterly beautiful and has filled u...