We See Jesus – Hebrews 2

We See Jesus – Hebrews 2

So, have you managed to miss the rain and huge puddles, or have you got soaked this week? On Wednesday I took the train into town and managed to miss the rain, which I’m thankful for, to visit Glasgow City Mission. Glasgow City Mission As a church, we love the work...
We See Jesus – Hebrews 2

Whole lotta shakin’ going on.

Jerry Lee Lewis, that great social commentator, in 1957, sang “there’s a whole lotta shakin’ going on”. What was true for the 1950s remains equally true in the 2020s. We are living through turbulent times. We face renewed volatility between nations, endure...
The day death died

The day death died

Bryan Johnson calls himself the “World’s most measured human”. The wealthy tech entrepreneur ingests over 100 pills, eats boiled broccoli, cauliflower and mushrooms and consumes all his meals before 11am before turning out the lights at 8:30pm. His regime continually...

Alpha Course – a testimony by Alan C

For all my adult life I neither believed in God, nor disbelieved. My only experience of church was attending weddings or funerals – and even those occasions were few and far between. Last summer a new woman arrived unexpectedly in my life. She is a wholeheartedly...
The day death died

All In Palm Sunday 2024

People, palm fronds and praise – it can only mean one thing- it’s Palm Sunday! This Sunday we are joining together as all ages at the start of Holy Week and our journey to the cross and resurrection. As I have been preparing and praying (more Ps!) in the run up to...
What does it mean?

What does it mean?

When I was in my late teens one of the youth leaders rather than buy a fancy car bought a minibus. It meant that after youth club on a Friday night a bunch of us could pile into the minibus and head to someone’s house to hang out. It was on these Friday nights, which...
What does it mean?

Why Did Jesus Die?

Of first importance Tom Holland’s magisterial volume Dominion demonstrates the profound influence of Christianity on Western civilisation, and has the sub-title, ‘The Making of the Western Mind’.  The very first page of the first chapter describes the extreme horror...
What does it mean?

Who do you say I am?

Taylor Swift, Donald Trump, and even Vladimir Putin command the headlines in 2024. Yet, I am convinced, their celebrity and status will wane. Few names survive the test of time. Yet the influence of Jesus of Nazareth is increasing globally after 2000 years. Arguably...
Open Hearts, Open Doors

Open Hearts, Open Doors

Worldwide, one in seven believers in Jesus face persecution. That’s 365 million people according to mission agency Open Doors, who compile an annual “world watch” list. Top of the list of persecutors are N Korea, Somalia and Libya. However, Nigeria is 6th and Pakistan...