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Where have all the Prophets gone? Read Article

November 2020

Where have all the Prophets gone?


Today, it seems to me, we are awash with people who tell us exactly what they think, perhaps having imbibed Descartes’ maxim, ‘I think, therefore I am.’ And I am certainly aware, as I write this, that I could be falling into the same trap!

But where are the people today, among God’s flock, who share with us, not what they think or what their opinions are, but what they have seen, what God has shown them? This is at the heart, I believe, of the gift, calling or ministry of the prophet/prophetess. Prophets are ‘seers’, and today, when perhaps they are needed more than ever, they seem to be in such short supply.