In the history of Christianity, art has often been used to engage people with the Bible. Now, an innovative arts project in Glasgow is seeking to connect Scotland with the Bible again. The Scottish Bible Society is supporting […]Read More
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The results of the Scottish Church Census are in! Covering all major denominations in Scotland, it particularly focuses on the congregational numbers attending church on a Sunday morning. Below are some highlights. We’ve colour coded them- blue for […]Read More
Easter Sunday morning and the Sunday Herald’s front page proclaims, “Why Christianity is in crisis in Scotland”. The sub-headline, “Easter Sunday shock leaves clergy reeling as new figures reveal church attendance at all-time low”. What a way to […]Read More
According to figures released by the Publishers Association this week, the sale of physical books is up, while sales of eBooks have fallen. According to these latest statistics, the share of total book sales accounted for by eBooks […]Read More
As we continue to hear news reports of displaced people around the world, we remember the stories in the Bible of men, women and groups of people who leave their home countries and travel far and wide. Some […]Read More
At the beginning of September I gathered along with nearly 500 church leaders at five cities throughout Scotland to hear the results of Transforming Scotland: The State of Christianity, Faith and the Church in Scotland. For me, one […]Read More