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The Europe and the Middle East Regional Coordinators Conference in Turkey

The coordinators from the Europe & Middle East communities of the Sword of the Spirit are together in Turkey for a time of retreat, fellowship and worship. They will be talking about the new Strategic Priorities of the Sword of the Spirit as well as going through a spiritual retreat together. This article is ongoing […]

Celebrating Easter

Easter is the greatest of all Christian seasons. We celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead and his victory over sin and death.

The Good News of Easter

– by Fr. Herb Schneider What are the consequences of Easter?  Have you ever asked yourself what the world would be like if there were no Easter, if Jesus had not been raised from the dead? For sure the disciples would not only have returned from Jerusalem to Galilee deeply disappointed and sad, but they […]

Unless I see in his hands the prints of the nails, I will not believe

– a commentary and meditation by Don Schwager Scripture: 19 On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the doors being shut where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came  and stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” 20 When he had said this, […]

The Harrowing of Hell

What happened between Christ’s death on the cross and his resurrection from the tomb? – by Don Schwager The descent into Hades  What happened between Christ’s death on the cross and his glorious resurrection from the tomb on Easter Sunday morning? The Scriptures tell us that the Lord Jesus holds the “keys of death and […]

CJLOW 41st Anniversary

– by Eugene Peres The Community of Jesus: Light of the World in Mumbai, India celebrates its 41st anniversary today 6th April 2022 We give praise and thanks to God. To all the faithful brothers and sisters of CJLOW, Congratulations on forty one years of serving God together and witnessing to his love. My prayer […]

News From Brazil

Pray For Us We continue to submit the paperwork to be able to stay in Brazil for a longer period of time. The Missionary Team, with the invaluable help of Deisiane de Leão Machado da Costa, one of the sisters of the Community, has been able to submit again, an application to be able to […]

For the 40 days

Find here some interesting articles and reflections to aid you in your 40-day journey in preparation for Easter.

Let us glory in temptation

– by Ambrose (339-397 AD) The devil does not have only one weapon. He uses many different means to defeat human beings: now with bribery, now with boredom, now with greed he attacks, inflicting mental and physical wounds equally. The kind of temptation varies with the different kinds of victim. Avarice is the test of […]

A Disciple’s Yoke

We need not fear a clear statement of the requirements of the gospel. – by Bruce Yocum “Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle and lowly of heart, and you will find rest […]