This morning on Into the Pray – this Easter Sunday morning – I wanted to drop a quick word of testimony about how Easter morning often feels sad to me, based, in part, on what I see in the Church at large.
Part of my answer is that, on Saturday January 4th 2020, during the filming of, The Draft – A Conscription of Conscience, God had given me a prophetic burden to call every church in the UK to close their doors, to repent and to pray. On Friday March 20th, 2020, the exact weekend that Boris Johnson “enlisted” the nation into historic lockdown (and every single church therein), the film was released. As bewildering as it was/still is for me, how can anyone conclude that this was anything other than vindicating, prophetic accuracy? The Lord was gracious enough to give me a prophetic word (cf. Jeremiah 28: 8), I spoke and the unthinkable call to action then happened.
For the last few months we have been reading slowly and prayerfully through the book of 1 Corinthians – we’re calling it, The City of Temples. Just earlier this morning, I dropped the seventeenth episode as we now walk through the door of chapter 7. Why not grab your Bible and listen here? Having laidContinue reading “City of Temples: A Study of 1st Corinthians”
Psalm 15 opens by David asking Yahweh who it would be who would get to live with Him forever. He asks with three (not two) locations in mind:
The Question “Is this the end of the Church?” I heard a church pastor ask earlier this week. Of course it’s not! Jesus will build His Church and the gates of Sheol will fail to prevail (Matthew 16:18) and the Church will be presented in perfect, wrinkle-less splendour to Jesus at the end of theContinue reading “Is This the End of the Church?”
Happy Christmas Eve, everyone! We thought you’d like to listen to the recent testimony of our parents, Ant & Pam Franks, who have walked with the Lord faithfully for more than 50 years. Lockdown has been a golden opportunity for us all to reassess what we are committed to, how we understand “church” and whetherContinue reading “Mum & Dad’s Landmark Lockdown Testimony”
2020 has been radical. He has spoken. Few have seemed to listen. He is speaking on. Here’s a wee trailer: Here’s the full-length vlog:
This week’s episode of the Into the Pray podcast features British Politician and TV celebrity, Ann Widdecombe (MEP). Ann has featured in British politics for decades and will be known to many for her appearance on the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing. More info on Ann here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ann_Widdecombe Podcast in full, and other content, here: AsContinue reading “When We Talked to Ann Widdecombe”
Please enjoy a reading of Psalm 19 by my dear Dad, Anthony Franks. Thank you for showing us the way to go, Dad.