December 1, 2022 CPAUK

I read this short poem many years ago. The name of the author remains unknown to me. However, their words spoke directly into my heart and I have kept this poem in my pocket ever since. When we reflect on the festive season, with all that comes with it, I believe that the words remind…

November 1, 2022 CPAUK

It seems that each month brings with it unsettling news. It can be easy to get lost in a mindset of fear, but God gives us tools to combat despair. At Eternal Wall of Answered Prayer, we believe answered prayer is one of our most powerful weapons. Each one carries the power to restore faith…

October 1, 2022 CPAUK

Anyone who is serving or has previously served in the Office of Constable in the UK, will well know that they are Servants of the Crown and not employees. We do not have a contract and we can not go on strike. It is the privilege of serving in this way, in a job that…

September 1, 2022 CPAUK

College of Policing have released two milestone pieces of guidance in the past few weeks, which bring ‘black and white’ legal specificity to two complex and troubling issues…

August 1, 2022 CPAUK

Cedarwood festival was held over the weekend of 15-17th July in a lovely, wooded area on the outskirts of the historic city of Durham. This is the first Christian Festival in recent years in the North East and has certainly put the area on the map. Next year’s festival is already scheduled and promises to…

July 1, 2022 CPAUK

ACC Michelle Shooter, Branch Leader Rob Smith and Chaplain Ami Lindo welcomed CPA to the picturesque Hayes Christian Conference Centre in Derbyshire on Friday 17th June to celebrate the CPA 2022 National Conference, entitled ‘All. Together. Better.’

June 1, 2022 CPAUK

The Welsh revival of 1904 is something that has inspired me for a very long time. I would love to see God moving this powerfully in the midst of our communities today. Where crime prevention and lives transformed are a daily side effect of God’s Kingdom arriving powerfully! Well I have to report, I am…

May 1, 2022 CPAUK

Seeing this tranquil picture and feeling the season around us just makes me think of Spring. Being in the park, and using what we have to hand to enjoy the day. By deduction, paper boats mean there are children nearby. On closer inspection though, we see a couple of the boats contain autumn leaves, which…

April 1, 2022 CPAUK

On the very first Easter Sunday, Jesus made his fourth resurrection appearance to two believers walking dejectedly from Jerusalem to Emmaus. The beautiful painting by Caravaggio above, interprets the crescendo of the scene described in…

March 1, 2022 CPAUK

Early Christian writings dating back to the 4th Century record the tradition of fasting before Easter. At that time, bread, vegetables, salt and water were permitted. All meat and wine were forbidden. It was also a period of alms giving, self reflection, simplicity and sincerity. Lent is still observed by Christians today…