In nearly 50 years in ministry, our devotional titles, counselling and other training and church resources have built us a reputation for excellence. At the heart of our organisation is the focus on applying God's Word to everyday life and relationships. Our founder, Selwyn Hughes, never wavered from his original twofold vision - to see individuals experience personal revival through God's Word and to equip God's Church to deal with hurt and damaged people.
Selwyn Hughes was still a full-time minister in London when he laid the foundations for CWR. He wrote his own approach to Bible study on the back of a postcard for a few members of his congregation. Four decades later around a million people in 160 countries read Every Day with Jesu
s, the devotional that sprang from such humble beginnings, and other devotionals have followed: YP's
, Cover to Cover Every Day
, Inspiring Women Every Day
, Lucas on Life Every Day
We have been based at Waverley Abbey House in the heart of the English countryside since 1987, and since then thousands of students have attended our wide range of training courses. We expanded our training base with the purchase of Pilgrim Hall near Uckfield East Susex and this now allows us to train more people across the two sites. In 2014 we launched Waverley Abbey College
which oversees all of our Higher Education programme.