Fire in Coventry Author:Stephen Verney In November 1940, Nazi bombs virtually destroyed the Cathedral of Coventry in England. Sifting through its smoking rubble, church members discovered, intact, the medieval nails. — From these nails they formed small crosses, symbols of their prayers for consecration, reconciliation. and forgiveness. — These charred crosses they sent to churches thr... more »oughout the world. And today, at noon each day, in every time zone in the world, a Cross of the Nails group is praying for worldwide renewal and reconciliation.
Out of brokenness, Coventry's people drew together as one in the Spirit of God. In the simple record of their experience, Fire in Coventry, resonates a powerful message for the 21st century church.« less