Rich Powney

Richard Powney

Rich currently works part time in the unity for mission team at the Evangelical Alliance. He recently began a PhD in theology at the London School of Theology. To relax, you’ll often find Rich and his wife, Kit, enjoying the outdoors – preferably up a mountain.

A hopeful absence

18 May 2018Richard Powney is theology and evangelism officer at the Evangelical Alliance.For the last week or so many of us have been taking part in Thy Kingdom Come, the prayer movement started by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York, Justin Welby and John Sentamu, respectively, in 2016 to encourage Christians to pray between Ascension Day and Pentecost for God's kingdom to come. It's a prayer Jesus taught us to pray, yet it also raises the tension between the desire to see God's kingdom come and the…