"New Daylight" offers four months of daily Bible reading and reflection for everybody who wants to go deeper with God. It is ideal for those looking for a fresh approach to regular Bible study, and offers a talented team of contributors who present ...
a Bible passage (text included), helpful comment and a prayer or thought for the day ahead. Contents in this issue includes: John 9 - 11 by Maggi Dawn 1-14 May; The God who answers by fire by Stephen Rand 15-29 May; St Columba and Iona by Helen Julian CSF 30 May-11 June; Messy faith by Lucy Moore 12-25 June; Praying with Psalm 107 by John Proctor 26 June-2 July; Down-to-earth religion - James, by David Winter 3-16 July; A sabbath way of life by Tony Horsfall 17-30 July; Bias to the poor Veronica by Zundel 31 July-13 August; and, Jesus' stories in Matthew by Steve Aisthorpe 14-31 August. Contributors in this issue; Maggi Dawn began her career as a singer-songwriter and later studied theology at Cambridge, where she is now Chaplain and Fellow at Robin-son College. She has written two books for BRF, including the 2010 Lent book Giving It Up. Stephen Rand is a writer and speaker who in recent years has shared his time between Jubilee Debt Campaign, persecuted church charity Open Doors and Mainstream - a Baptist church leaders network. He and his wife Susan live in Oxfordshire, not too far from their grandchildren. Helen Julian CSF is an Anglican Franciscan sister, currently serving her community as Minister Provincial. She has written three books for BRF, including "The Lindisfarne Icon" and "The Road to Emmaus". Lucy Moore is Messy Church Team Leader for BRF and an Associate Missioner for Fresh Expressions. Lucy has written several books for BRF/Barnabas, including "Messy Church", "Messy Church 2" and "All-Age Worship". John Proctor is married to Elaine, with an adult daughter and son. He works for the United Reformed Church, teaching the New Testament in Cambridge and around the church. John has written "The People's Bible Commentary: Matthew (BRF, 2001)" and booklets on the Gospels and Acts in the Grove Biblical Series. David Winter is retired from parish ministry. An honorary Canon of Christ Church, Oxford, he is well known as a writer and broadcaster. His most recent book for BRF is "Facing the Darkness" and "Finding the Light". Tony Horsfall is a freelance trainer and retreat leader based in Yorkshire, with his own ministry, Charis Training. He is an elder of Ackworth Community Church and has written several books for BRF, including "Mentoring for Spiritual Growth" and "Working from a Place of Rest". Veronica Zundel is an Oxford graduate, writer and journalist. She lives with her husband and son in North London, where they belong to the Mennonite Church. Steve Aisthorpe lives in Scotland with his wife and two sons. He is a Development Officer for the Church of Scotland, encouraging mission and discipleship throughout the Highlands and Islands. He was previously Executive Director of the International Nepal Fellowship.