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Dr Patrick Sookhdeo

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Dr Patrick Sookhdeo is the International Director of Barnabas Fund and the Executive Director of the Oxford Centre for Religion and Public Life.
By faith Moses … chose to be mistreated along with the people of God rather than to enjoy the fleeting pleasures of sin. He regarded disgrace for the sake of Christ as of greater value than the treasures of...
Do you think I came to bring peace on earth? No, I tell you, but division. From now on there will be five in one family divided against each other… They will be divided, father against son and son...
From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked. Luke 12:48b Having been a pioneer missionary in the Pacific since 1818, John, from...
This story of faith and sacrifice will inspire you to pray for house churches in Iran! Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me. My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were...
Jesus said: “Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid” (John 14:27). We may think this is a command we cannot obey, because it is about feelings. But feelings can be trained and Jesus tells...
LOVING HIM ENOUGH TO STAND FIRM  Willingness to suffer for Christ is a sign of our love for Him. Sometimes the willingness itself is enough and God does not bring us to the point of actually suffering. Abraham did not...
One thing I ask from the LORD, this only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to gaze on the beauty of the LORD and to seek...
None of us knows how we would react to severe persecution unless we have already experienced it. If we are inexperienced at being persecuted we must prepare ourselves so that, if put to the test, our faith will not...
It is the Lord your God you must follow, and him you must revere. Keep his commands and obey him; serve him and hold fast to him. Deuteronomy 13:4 Marcellus was a centurion in the Roman army during the reign...
Arrogant foes are attacking me; ruthless people are trying to kill me — people without regard for God. Surely God is my help; the Lord is the one who sustains me. Psalm 54:3-4 Psalm 54 was a source of great...