Author Archives: Fr. Nigel

About Fr. Nigel

Fr. Mumford is a husband, priest, author (four books) and public speaker with a focus on the healing ministry of Jesus. He is a former Royal Marine Commando Drill Instructor. He was called to this ministry in 1990 and was ordained 2005. He is the president of By His Wounds Inc. A not for profit ministry helping war zone veterans heal with The Welcome Home Initiative. For more info please go to

The Red Apple with a Green Heart

THE APPLE By Nigel Mumford+ For Christmas, my bride an I were given a triple layer polystyrene container of apples from Upstate New York from close friends. One of the apples had a distinctive green heart on it. I carried … Continue reading

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+ Praying the Cross +

+ Praying the Cross + This is one method I use to pray, especially when I’m tired. Pray using the “ACTIP” acronym. Spend time on each “letter” Fr. Nigel+ Adoration: pray looking at the face of Jesus or the top … Continue reading

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A Customizable Prayer For Your Friends.

A HEALING PRAYER Here follows a prayer which you might personalize for a friend in need of healing. Please use it, filling in the blanks. Forward this to those in need; take on to believe for them. Fr.NM+ Dear ________ … Continue reading

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Hit By The Shadow Of The Cross.

HIT… BY THE SHADOW OF THE CROSS… (Inspired by the Lazarus story below). Fr. Nigel W.D. Mumford+ I seem to have a close fascination with Lazarus. I so wish he had written a book, I’d love to know what he … Continue reading

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Last month I came to Galilee to say “Thank you Nigel”.   You see 5 years ago my life bumped up against a very rocky shore.  I had a persistent pain in my back and I wondered “What’s wrong?”  In August of 2012 I received the … Continue reading

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Out of the Mouths of Babes.

MUMFORD’S MUSINGS. From the journals of this priest. A while ago I was working with a child who needed healing accompanied with the child’s parents. The child had told the parents that it was time to go to Church as … Continue reading

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Living Beyond The Coma.

REFLECTION…LIVING BEYOND THE COMA Three weeks away from life, or not? By Nigel W.D. Mumford+ I’m listening To the silence what will I hear? What will the silence say? What is the fear about silence… about nothing? There is nothing … Continue reading

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Welcome Home Iniative Testomony

By Javier Casanova As I mentioned at the beginning of this rollo, I’m a 23-year veteran of the US Air Force. I served combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, were I participated in hundreds of missions as a Combat Rescue … Continue reading

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The Biblical Foundations for Soaking Prayer

The Biblical Foundations for Soaking Prayer What it is and what it is not. By The Rev. Nigel W.D. Mumford+ Jesus said, “Preach the Kingdom and heal the sick.” Luke 9:2 Jesus said, “Pray always and do not lose heart.” … Continue reading

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BIBLICAL “WEIGHT” MANAGEMENT© Let “The Word of the Lord” suppresses the “snack attack.”© PLACE “THE WORD” BETWEEN YOU AND TEMPTATION! By Fr. Nigel W.D. Mumford+ I was praying a while ago about my increasing weigh. I’m not as mobile as … Continue reading

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