May 2018 Prayer Letter

Dear Pastors & Praying Friends, There is never a dull moment in the work of church planting. Downham Baptist entered 2018 full of enthusiasm as a newly constituted church. Though the Lord has richly blessed the church, the last several months have not been without their challenges. Thankfully, though the resolve of the church was […]

March 2018 Prayer Letter

Dear Pastors & Praying Friends, The Lord continues to bless the work here in southeast London. We are grateful that more people are getting involved in ministry and discipleship. We have also had a few new people start coming to the church, for which we are grateful. At the start of February, we had a […]

True Humanity (Deuteronomy 24)

Deuteronomy 24:13 In any case thou shalt deliver him the pledge again when the sun goeth down, that he may sleep in his own raiment, and bless thee: and it shall be righteousness unto thee before the Lord thy God. Men find their full potential only as they live in right relationship with God. This chapter […]

God of the Details (Deuteronomy 23)

Deuteronomy 23:14 For the Lord thy God walketh in the midst of thy camp, to deliver thee, and to give up thine enemies before thee; therefore shall thy camp be holy: that he see no unclean thing in thee, and turn away from thee. God is interested in all the details of our life. We […]

Little by Little (Deuteronomy 7)

Deuteronomy 7:22 And the Lord thy God will put out those nations before thee by little and little: thou mayest not consume them at once, lest the beasts of the field increase upon thee. God chose the nation of Israel to drive out and destroy the wicked Canaanites. For four hundred years, God waited for […]

Overwhelmed to Hear from God (Deuteronomy 5)

Deuteronomy 5:26 For who is there of all flesh, that hath heard the voice of the living God speaking out of the midst of the fire, as we have, and lived? I don’t know what it was like for the nation of Israel to hear God’s voice, but it must have been an awesome experience! […]

Real Living (Deuteronomy 4)

Deuteronomy 4:1 Now therefore hearken, O Israel, unto the statutes and unto the judgments, which I teach you, for to do them, that ye may live, and go in and possess the land which the Lord God of your fathers giveth you. Moses commands Israel to listen to God’s laws and God’s Word, so that they […]

Success Is Helping Others Succeed (Deuteronomy 3)

Deuteronomy 3:28 But charge Joshua, and encourage him, and strengthen him: for he shall go over before this people, and he shall cause them to inherit the land which thou shalt see. Moses found it very difficult to not be allowed by God to go into the land. Most of his time leading Israel was dedicated […]