On Sunday evening I flew back from Delhi to Colombo arriving at Colombo airport at about 10 o’clock at night. There are a few minor hassles along the way but because the plane was half an hour early, Leslie had not yet arrived at the airport to pick […]
I was the founder of Karuna Action (formerly Kingscare) and was the director for 24 years. I have now handed control over to younger people but continue as an advisor and trustee.
My passion is to see extreme poverty eliminated and to see justice for the powerless.
Jesus was in the home of Simon the leper. A woman came with a jar of expensive perfume and poured it over his head. Judas Iscariot objected and said the perfume, worth a years wages, could have been sold and the money given to the poor. Jesus replied with […]
I have been thinking about the moments, events and influences in my life that define who I am and have shaped my past, my present and my future. One particular influence on my life was my religious knowledge teacher at secondary school, Mr. J. My family were always […]
We are all familiar with the words from the Lord’s Prayer that says, “your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven”. These words are some of the most powerful words ever spoken and affect the whole world, and have an effect upon […]
It is my contention that the whole world needs freedom from poverty. It is not just the desperately poor who need that freedom. In tolerating a situation in which two billion people survive on £9 a week, we are all implicated and all need setting free from the […]
“Love without justice is sentimentality, Justice without love is legalism.” God’s love in Action… For many years the strap line for Kingscare has been, “God’s love in action”. Love is voluntary, and is an excellent motive for giving. We need to be sure that our love is not […]
I dream of a day… A Day when all the people of the earth will have a chance to flourish. When all, regardless of their background, will have the opportunity, through education and hard work, to enjoy the fruit of their labour. But I dream also of a […]