What is God up to where we are?

What is God doing in Scotland?

If the Gospel is the power of God unto salvation, then the primary mission of the Church to sinners is to proclaim the Gospel. Whether it’s Morningside or Muirhouse, Barnton or Broomhouse, New Town or Niddrie, each is in equal need of the power of God unto salvation.

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Celebrating Bible Sunday

Bible Sunday

Bible Sunday is celebrated annually with churches using the same Bible passage as their focus so that across Scotland we join together to celebrate God’s Word. It’s a time when we remember the continuing impact the Bible has on individuals and communities in Scotland and throughout the world.

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Hearing God’s Word

Hearing God's Word

A friend of mine said to me recently: ‘The only thing holding me together is perpetual motion.’ She felt that life had become so pressured that, if she were to stop, she would collapse. Many of us feel like that. Finding the opportunity to step aside from the distracted restlessness of our world and of our hearts is a vital ingredient in living the life of faith. But it’s not easy, is it?

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Keeping on keeping on

Keeping on keeping on

I’m writing only a couple of weeks after Easter when once again I was astonished, amazed and thankful of all that God has done in Jesus. The unity of the church is something else as it celebrates a pivotal moment in history, a fulfilment of Scripture and the significance of the resurrection. How our hearts are warmed when we recognise Jesus as the Christ.

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My reflections from Peru

Early rises, long distances, beautiful scenery, challenging situations and inspiring people were my daily experience during my recent visit to Peru. I was there to see first-hand some of the work the Peruvian Bible Society are doing and […]

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Loving the winners and losers

It’s Friday morning, the day after the general election and I have yet to turn on the telly or properly boot up my smartphone. It took me an hour to get out of bed and face the reality […]

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