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Into the Pray

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“Breaching the Chaos of the Church” is the phrase we use regarding the Body of Christ to acknowledge that there is both a problem - a gargantuan one - and a stunningly blessed Hope. If you’re fed up, sick and tired of “church” and “christian s


1 Corinthians (part six)
Oct 18 • 32 min
This week we finish chapter two of 1 Corinthians. Please leave any thoughts/comments/questions via https://www.instagram.com/intothepray/ or the JesusCome! community app, more info for which is via https://firebrandnotes.comWe’ll be away next week but…
The Bride of Christ & 10 Downing Street (feat. Andrea Williams)
Oct 16 • 60 min
This week on Into the Pray, we’re delighted to be joined by Andrea Williams, founder/CEO of Christian Concern.The Christian Concern team are arguably the sharpest point of the primary spearhead of the kingdom of heaven in British society today. Please…
1 Corinthians (part five)
Oct 11 • 44 min
Here we are continuing in our study series through the book of 1 Corinthians. This is the fifth part looking closely at chapter 2 verses 6-10. Next Sunday, we’ll pick back up from verse 10 to the end of the chapter and get ready for chapter 3!Please let…
Confronting Social Media Voyeurism (feat. My Heart Notes)
Oct 8 • 44 min
In this week’s episode of Into the Pray, we confront one of the biggest problems in all of our lives and surely a worthy area for our work in reformation: dysfunctional attitudes and practices on social media.How often does our behaviour on social media…
1 Corinthians (part four)
Oct 4 • 52 min
In this week’s teaching episode of Into the Pray, we continue our epic voyage through the book of 1 Corinthians. Now in chapter 2, vv1-5 might seem like a short passage but there is much to say. Please don’t be put off by the length of these podcasts;…
A Changing Church Family in Bristol (feat. Paul Thompson)
Oct 2 • 43 min
In this week’s episode of Into the Pray, Nick speaks with Paul Thompson, senior leader of an independent evangelical church in Henbury, Bristol. Nick and Paul connected several months ago following the release of Body Zero and, since then, have been…
1 Corinthians (part three)
Sep 27 • 47 min
Hello!This is the third of our teaching sessions in the book of 1 Corinthians. This week, we conclude chapter 1 by going through vv 18-31, mainly referring to Isaiah 29, and getting ready for chapter 2 next Sunday.Keep in mind that these sessions are…
The JesusCome! App - Core Values
Sep 24 • 49 min
Hello! Thank you so much to all of you who take the time to listen to this podcast and who generously share it on for us with others. We’d be glad to hear from more of you, so please reach out if you’d like to have your questions answered or even a…
When the Trustworthy Are Not (feat. Steve Buckley)
Sep 17 • 56 min
In this week’s episode of Into the Pray, we talk again with friend and compadre, Steve Buckley. Everything we say is with David’s prayer of Psalm 139 firmly in mind. - What do we do, and how do we prayerfully process, when other believers whom we have…
1 Corinthians (part two)
Sep 10 • 44 min
(Please drop us a line and let is know what you’re thinking!)This week on Into the Pray, we pick back up where we left off last time in the book of 1 Corinthians chapter 1. Lingering for a while in vv 10-17, we begin to think more about the behaviour of…
1 Corinthians (part one)
Sep 3 • 35 min
This week on Into the Pray, we begin looking more closely at the book of 1 Corinthians in a new teaching series as part of this season, Work for Reformers. The parallels between Corinth and the West today are very strong. We should have said in this…
Slaying Sunday Syndrome (feat. Seamus & Sarah Bannon)
Aug 27 • 67 min
This week on Into the Pray we have a four-way conversation with our dear friends, Seamus and Sarah Bannon.The Bannons are mighty. They have two beautiful little girls and value being real and honest. They’re the kind of people who you know will always…
Beware the Enchantment of Digital Media
Aug 20 • 25 min
This week we were due to have our publicised four-way convo with our dear and high quality friends, Seamus and Sarah Bannon. (We will be recording this weekend and might throw out a bonus episode when you’re not expecting it!)The reason that we’re not…
Legit Online Community (feat. Christopher Mantei)
Aug 13 • 70 min
This week on Into the Pray, we’re delighted to welcome dear friend Christopher Mantei.Christopher serves as pastor in his local church in Delaware, USA, is the author of “Flee to the Mountains - The Church’s Responsibility to Israel in the last 7 Years…
Spelling the End of Facebook
Aug 6 • 24 min
Greetings, Everyone!This week on Into the Pray, in what is a slight detour from our plan from last week, we have a special announcement to make! When you’ve listened to this episode, please do share with a couple of friends and also subscribe to our…
Relational Alignment & the Gift of Prophecy
Jul 30 • 64 min
When we say that, “The no.1 collateral damage for the prophetic messenger is relationship”….what do we mean? We thought the best way to answer this is to give a bit of insight into the first 8 years of our married lives/public ministry together. On…
Eagerly Desiring the Gift of Prophecy
Jul 23 • 43 min
In this week’s episode of Into the Pray, at the beginning of this new season we’ve called “Work for Reformers”, we begin to think and talk about the gift of prophecy. In 1 Corinthians 14:1, Paul tells us all to “Follow the way of love and eagerly desire…
Season 2: Work For Reformers (Intro)
Jul 16 • 38 min
Into the Pray is back with Season 2! This is the intro episode for the brand-new season that we’re calling, “Work for Reformers”. The prophetic people of God are often paralysed by a fear of youth and inexperience and a political spirit that wants us…
Our Top 7 Daily Prayers
May 31 • 27 min
In this final “outro” episode of the first series of Into the Pray, Nick Franks summarises 7 of the main prayers that he and Mairi pray on a daily basis. As the COVID-19 lockdown lifts across the West, as summer begins to pop, please don’t confuse the…
The Viral Spread of Maranatha: The Beating Heart of Global Worship (feat. Ryan Kondo)
May 28 • 61 min
On the Into the Pray #podcast this week, we’re joined by Ryan Kondo, a bro from t’other side of the large, oceanic mass (we did say that we don’t like overused, meaningless cliche!).Bringing with him a mighty wealth of experience leading worship and…
The Redefinition of Christianity in One Generation (feat. Jonathan Boegl)
May 22 • 58 min
In this week’s episode of Into the Pray we are massively blessed to speak with Jonathan Boegl from Arizona, USA.Jonathan brings the weight 20+ years of experience in pastoral ministry, including a decade of involvement with the International House of…
The Viral Distraction of the “UK Blessing”
May 15 • 34 min
In this eighth episode of Into the Pray, and our mini-series Chaos, we take our social media lives into our hands by challenging whether God’s voice for us at this time is really heard by listening to the UK Blessing video that has now had more than 2…
7 Reasons We Must Seek Proportional Repentance & Reform
May 7 • 47 min
In this seventh episode of the mini-series Chaos, Nick and Mairi Franks remind us all that there are very specific realities that we should all be prepared to point to for anyone who is genuinely having their eyes opened to the urgent work of Spirit-led…
The Warnings of God & His Prescription of Vomiting (feat. Steve Buckley)
May 1 • 58 min
This week on Into the Pray we get a bit more gutsy with Steve Buckley in discussing the following:- The unique history that Britain has as regards to Israel and the Jewish people - The unique role that Britain may again play as the bride is prepared for…
COVID-19 & The Folly of the Church (feat. Charles Eisenstein & Dr Shefali)
Apr 24 • 54 min
In this fifth episode of Into the Pray, we hover, we pore, we linger over a well-known/not-well-known word that we have no doubt is ‘the’ word and what the living, returning Christ is bellowing to His sleepy, arrogant, bewitched body on Earth.Drawing…
When Two Englishmen Met on the Shores of Galilee (feat. Steve Buckley)
Apr 17 • 73 min
“Seeker-sensitive Shambles” and “The British Burden for an Israeli Ignorance” were also strong contenders as titles for this week’s episode of Into the Pray, featuring my posh Mancunian mate, Steve Buckley.Continuing our mini-series “Chaos” (looking…
Mere Churchianity (feat. John Hampton)
Apr 9 • 59 min
Featuring English author John Hampton, this week we take a closer look at this thing called “church-as-a-thing-in-itself” and why it has been so disastrous to our New Testament discipleship.
The Top Ten Push-Backs Against Leaving the “church”
Apr 3 • 45 min
This is the second part of our mini-series entitled, “Chaos”. What do King Théoden and Gandalf have to do with the ekklesia at this pivotal point in history? In this week’s second episode of “Into the Pray”, we go through a list of the top 10 reasons…
Chaos - Part One
Mar 28 • 43 min
(This is the first part of a multi-part mini-series [episodes TBC] called Chaos). In this first full-length episode of Into the Pray - Breaching the Chaos of the Church, Nick and Mairi Franks jump more deeply into the chaos that is the Church - the Body…
Inaugurate
Mar 21 • 14 min
The official intro of a new podcast series exploring the chaos of the Church