The Blog
All the latest news and stories from around Scotland
5 March 2021 Crystal Cryer Blog No comments

Like many of you, our 24-7 Prayer Scotland team has been journeying through Lent along with Lectio 365, which is using Pete Greig’s book God On Mute as a basis for reflection. We are all finding it challenging, encouraging and helpful. So over these next few weeks we will be sharing our personal reflections and stories from this journey.
This week, Sam shares some of his personal wrestlings with silence.

“God speaks in the silence of the heart. Listening is the beginning of prayer.” Mother Te...

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 ...