God’s Gift

Whilst on holiday in Crete (summer 2014) I had a vivid dream. The church in the UK was awaiting the arrival of a Christian from the African continent who was coming with a gift from God. There was a palpable sense of excitement and I wondered what that gift might be: prayer, evangelism, healing, or faithfulness in difficult times. The day of arrival came. The sense of anticipation was tangible. The service leader called the African to the microphone. The dream came to an abrupt end as he was introduced with these words: ‘It gives me great please to introduce to you all, Silence…