Scotland and Easter

Why a spike in Easter church attendance is great news! Easter represents one of the best opportunities for churches to reach Scotland with the gospel. Despite what we might think, successive surveys demonstrate Scots have a good understanding […]

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Where is Scotland with the Bible?

Scotland – the Land of the Book? Do you ever wonder how many people in Scottish churches are reading the Bible? A recent piece of research gives us the answer[1]. 15% Read the Bible daily 27% Read the […]

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Scottish Church Census Summary

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 […]

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Proclaiming Heaven’s Headlines

Proclaiming Heaven’s Headlines

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 […]

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Transforming Scotland Report

A reflection on Transforming Scotland

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 […]

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