Voices of Hope

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Voices of Hope is a collection of Daily Reflections for Lent 2019 written by 40 LGBTI+ Christians, who will each share a Bible verse or passage that has helped sustain them through testing and difficult times.

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We hope these will be a source of inspiration to you, and bring comfort, hope and healing as we journey through Lent together.  The themes that we will cover are:

Mar 6th – 9th                     Introduction to series

Mar 11th – 16th                 All One in Christ

Mar 18th – 23rd                Created in God’s Image

Mar 25th – 30th                The Healing Power of Love

Apr 1st – 6th                      Hope in a Desert Place

Apr 8th – 13th                    Truths to Live By

Apr 15th – 20th                 God Will See Us Home

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Posts to date are:

Easter Day – Breaking the Silence – Rt Revd Nicholas Chamberlain, Bishop of Grantham

God Will See Us Home

April 20th 2019 – Hayley Matthews, Coming Home, Zeph 3: 18-120

April 19th 2019 – Peter Leonard, Being Prophetic, Micah 6: 8

April 18th 2019 – Claire Jones, God is a Starter-Finisher, Phil 1: 6

April 17th 2019 – Jenny Clarke, Confidence in Christ, Phil 1: 6

April 16th 2019 – Tracey Byrne, The Bigger Picture, Jer 29: 11

April 15th 2019 – Jeremy Marks, Clearing the Smog, Phil 4: 8

Truths to Live By

April 13th 2019 – Savi Hensman, Don’t Give Up, Isaiah 42: 3

April 12th 2019 – Sue Johns, Don’t Try to Understand, Job 42: 3

April 11th 2019 – Nigel Evans, Don’t Panic!, Isaiah 41: 10

April 10th 2019 – Lucy Gorman, The Battle is God’s, 2 Chron 20: 15

April 9th 2019 – Jeffrey John, Don’t Conceal the Truth, John 8: 32

April 8th 2019 – Erika Baker, Do Not Fear – You Are Mine, Isaiah 43: 1

Hope in a Desert Place

April 6th 2019 – Sarah Jones, Holy Ground, Exodus 3: 1 – 6

April 5th 2019 – Steven Hilton, God Never Lets Us Go, 1 Thess 5: 24

April 4th 2019 – Clare Bryden, Springs in the Desert, Psalm 84: 5-6

April 3rd 2019 – Elaine Summers, Flying High, Isaiah 40: 31

April 2nd 2019 – David Monteith, Longings, Psalm 42: 1

April 1st 2019 – Ruth Gilson-Webb, Windmills, Habakkuk 3: 17-19

The Healing Power of Love

March 29th 2019 – Jay Greene, Take Heart, Daughter, Matt 9: 22

March 28th 2019 – Alex Huzzey, Seeing is Believing, John 9: 25b

March 27th 2019 – Ann Reddecliffe, Listening for Love, 1 John 4: 7  – 8

March 26th 2019 – Andrew Foreshew-Cain, Be Still, Psalm 46: 10

March 25th 2019 – Hannah Cartwright, Under the Shadow of Your Wing, Psalm 63: 7

Created in God’s Image

March 23rd 2019 – Robert Hammond, The Best Bolly, 2 Cor 4: 7

March 22nd 2019 – Tina Beardsley, No More Shame, Psalm 34: 4 – 5

March 21st 2019 – Philip Baldwin, Healing & Hope, Luke 7: 6 – 7

March 20th 2019 – Sara Gillingham, Wonderfully Created, Psalm 139: 13 – 14

March 19th 2019 – Neil Patterson, Flesh of My Flesh, Genesis 2: 18, 23

March 18th 2019 – Rachel Mann, The Broken Body, I Cor 10: 16

All One in Christ

March 16th 2019 – Ayla Lepine, Daring to Abide, John 15: 4

March 15th  2019 – Jide Macaulay, My Beloved…, Romans 9: 25 – 26

March 14th 2019 – Andy Marshall, Nothing Means Nothing, Romans 8: 38 – 39

March 13th 2019 – Andrea King, May They Also Be In Us, John 17: 20 – 21

March 12th 2019 – Alex Clare-Young, Breaking Down Dividing Walls, Gal 3: 28

March 11th 2019 – Luke Dowding, Holding on to Hope, Rev 7:9

Introduction

March 9th 2019 – Roy Clements, The Passion at the Heart of the Universe, Hosea 11

March 8th 2019 – Chris Newlands, International Women’s Day, Ruth 1:11

March 7th 2019 – Gareth Wardell, Change is Coming, Mark 1:11

March 6th 2019 – Jayne Ozanne, The Power of Testimony, Revelation 12:11

Our 2019 Contributors, in alphabetical order, are:

Alex Clare-Young – Breaking Down Dividing Walls

Alex Huzzey – Seeing is Believing

Andrea King – May They Also Be In Us

Andrew Foreshew-Cain – Be Still

Andrew Woodward – Deliver Us From Evil

Andy Marshall – Nothing Means Nothing

Ann Reddecliffe – Listening For Love

Ayla Lepine – Daring to Abide

Chris Newlands – International Women’s Day

Claire Jones – God is a Starter-Finisher

Clare Bryden – Springs in the Desert

David Monteith – Longings

Elaine Sommers – Flying High

Erika Baker – Do Not Fear, You Are Mine

Gareth Wardell – Change is Coming!

Hannah Cartwright – Under the Shadow of God’s Wing

Hayley Matthews – Coming Home

Jayne Ozanne – The Power of Testimony

Jay Greene – Take Heart, Daughter

Jeffrey John – Don’t Conceal the Truth

Jenny Clark – Confidence in Christ

Jeremy Marks – Clearing the Smog

Jide Macaulay – My Beloved

Lucy Gorman – The Battle is God’s

Luke Dowding – Holding on to Hope

Neil Patterson – Flesh of My Flesh

+Nicholas Chamberlain – Breaking the Silence

Nigel Evans – Don’t Panic!

Peter Leonard – Being Prophetic

Philip Baldwin – Healing & Hope

Rachel Mann – The Broken Body

Robert Hammond – The Best Bolly

Roy Clements – The Passion at the Heart of the Universe

Ruth Gilson-Webb – Windmills

Sara Gillingham – Wonderfully Created

Sarah Jones – Holy Ground

Savi Hensman – Don’t Give Up!

Steven Hilton – God Never Lets Us Go

Sue Jones – Dont’ Try to Understand

Tina Beardsley – No More Shame

Tracey Byrne – The Bigger Picture