What does church look like in a post-Covid world?

What does church look like in a post-Covid world?

Hope How lovely to be able to share today after the good news this week of easing restrictions earlier than had originally been suggested. The prospect of travelling across council boundaries within Scotland and of meeting more people from a greater number of...
re | frame: Listening to God for a new season.

re | frame: Listening to God for a new season.

re | frame Our Sunday teaching, over the next few weeks will be  a mini-series “re | frame: listening to God for a new season” As a growing number of the population are vaccinated, and thankfully hospitalisation and deaths due to COVID decrease, the expectation...
Hope in a time of fear

Hope in a time of fear

A dear friend? Fear is an uncomfortable companion. He keeps you up at night, calls when it’s inconvenient, and hangs around longer than is strictly necessary. Fear whispers incessant worries into our ears and nibbles away at our supplies of confidence. I guess...
Sharing God’s Resources

Sharing God’s Resources

Sharing Sharing is one of those early lessons our parents drum into us. However, sharing is more than polite manners and social graces. Sharing is powerful. Sharing resources builds friendships and creates unity, it makes things happen that we could never do alone and...
Bearers of Hope

Bearers of Hope

Amplification and acceleration are two words I had not thought much about previously, but over this last year as a growing number of thinkers and commentators have observed that global pandemics don’t actually, in and of themselves, change culture or technology, but...
Practising gratitude, learning contentment

Practising gratitude, learning contentment

This Sunday we will be continuing with our series looking at Paul’s letter to the Philippians. We will be looking at chapter 4 verses 8 – 13. These verses are very personal to me. They are embedded in me because if my mum had a favourite bible verse it was...
What is it there for?

What is it there for?

Moreover I remember the years of learning how to write essays, how to keep then interesting and not repetitive. Conjunctive adverbs were my biggest hurdle. Most sentences began with also, or however. An expansion of vocabulary was required. My dad saw this as a...
Wait for the coming King

Wait for the coming King

Mr Chippy Mr Chippy, two words that sparked a vision in my soul. More than a vision: a smell, a taste, and a hunger satisfied. It was my dad’s tested technique for tired teenage legs staggering our way back from a hill walk. He would describe the joy set before us...
Prayer Walk Update

Prayer Walk Update

Hey Church, I’ve been thinking and reflecting lately about The Point and the success we had over Christmas with our hampers for schools and emergency accommodation. I was talking with our missions sector leaders and saying how incredible it was that our plan for 80...
WHAT ARE YOU HOLDING ON TO?

WHAT ARE YOU HOLDING ON TO?

Snow, we all seem to have had lots of it. For the home schoolers, physics has suddenly become a popular subject as youngsters and their parents venture outside, sledge in hand to measure the force of gravity and kinetic energy as they slide down the nearest hill. No...