Chris & Lotta’s Prayer Letter

Dear friends and mission partners, “May the glory of the Lord endure forever; may the Lord rejoice in his works” Psalm 104:31 Two Sundays ago, we had our annual members meeting, which is six months overdue, due to the pandemic. It was a wonderful afternoon and a great encouragement to hear what the Lord has done theContinue reading “Chris & Lotta’s Prayer Letter”

Chris & Lotta’s September Prayer Letter

Dear friends and mission partners, “The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.” 2 Peter 3:9 Autumn came very quickly to Sweden after a warm summer, little too unexpectedly. We have had quiteContinue reading “Chris & Lotta’s September Prayer Letter”

Rector’s Letter September 2021

Dear friends, Run for the Prize ‘Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize.’ (1 Corinthians 9.24) The Tokyo Olympic games really caught the imagination in our house.  Perhaps you were glued to the TVContinue reading “Rector’s Letter September 2021”

Chris and Lotta’s August Prayer Letter

Dear friends and mission partners, “Taste and see that the Lord is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in him.” Ps. 34:8 This year we had a dream summer here in Sweden, throughout the whole summer it was sunny and warm. We visited Lotta’s parents in Gothenburg and spent quality time with them, our siblings,Continue reading “Chris and Lotta’s August Prayer Letter”

Roger Thompson from CMSI writes about the situation in Rwanda

I write to you to pass on an urgent request from our friends in Rwanda who are suffering greatly at the moment as the Covid pandemic is tightening its grip on the region, with increasing illness, crippling lockdown restrictions and a severe shortage of vaccines. Bishop Emmanuel writes, ” Here the Covid 19 situation inContinue reading “Roger Thompson from CMSI writes about the situation in Rwanda”

Latest news from Knockbreda 2nd February

Dear friends, ‘For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.’  1 Corinthians 1.18. On Sunday mornings in church we are being reminded of the centrality of the spoken message of the cross.  It should be the heartbeat ofContinue reading “Latest news from Knockbreda 2nd February”

Latest news from Knockbreda 5th January

Dear parishioners and friends of Knockbreda, Happy New Year! ‘On coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshipped him. Then they opened their treasures and presented him with gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh.’ Matthew 2.11. There are so many fascinating things about the storyContinue reading “Latest news from Knockbreda 5th January”

Chris & Lotta’s update from Sweden

Dear mission partners and friends, Looking back is always a good exercise. It reminds you of what has been achieved and what hasn’t, especially when you are on the mission field. It helps you to see if your goals have been reached – and if not, why not?! When we came back to Sweden fromContinue reading “Chris & Lotta’s update from Sweden”

Chris & Lotta’s update from Sweden

“I am with you and will watch over you wherever you go” Genesis 28:15a It’s winter, it’s cold and we have a lot of snow, just as February should be. On 12th of  February Lotta was invited to talk in Sweden Evangelical Mission (SEM) about our work and experience in church planting. Chris’ focus is amongContinue reading “Chris & Lotta’s update from Sweden”

Chris and Lotta’s Prayer Letter from Sweden

Dear friends and mission partners, “Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever.” Ps. 107:1 October was a wonderful, warm and sunny month, like an extended summer. We are so blessed to live close to a park and as often as we could we took the opportunity to take aContinue reading “Chris and Lotta’s Prayer Letter from Sweden”