Shock result! London is in mourning, but the people have spoken. Legally we have voted out but democracy has taken a real hit as 52%/48% is not really a consensus and can only lead to unrest and uncertainty. Yet we must hold onto the single most important fact. God is in control. We have His attention (I think the storms told us that fact) and now, I believe, we have, as a nation, His favour. How this pans out is hard to call but for those of us who voted "out", it's not a time for mockery or division, we just move on in our lives and, as Christians, get on with the real work of reconciling our nation back to God.
Benjamin makes numbers dance. In his day job, he's a professor of mathematics at Harvey Mudd College; in his other day job, he's a "Mathemagician," taking the stage to perform high-speed mental calculations, memorisations and other astounding mathematic stunts. It's part of his drive to teach math and mental agility in interesting ways, following in the footsteps of such heroes as Martin Gardner.
At the heart of London are two cities: The City of London and the City of Westminster. The heart of our nation is in political chaos, and when chaos appears it is like pain in the body. It is a warning sign that something potentially bad is happening. If it is a pain in our body
This coming summer sees an influx of volunteers helping at archaeological sites in Israel, An important initiative brings British Christians and Jews in a work of repentance and ancient Roman treasure trove found off Israel's coast.
Recently I met Shira Sorko-Ram in Tel Aviv. She and her husband Ari were two of the early Messianic believers in the land of Israel when they arrived over 40 years ago from America. They founded a Messianic congregation called MAOZ which today is an umbrella for a great deal of support to other congregations across the land. Shira is also a journalist and regularly writes a news bulletin for Christians that is circulated around the world. I began by asking her to share what she’s currently writing about.