I wrote this provocation paper a couple of days after the referendum for a conference called ‘Where Church and Kingdom Collide’. I then presented a second version at the conference. I’d love to hear your thoughts, not so much on the referendum, but on the lessons it might have for the church. The Ripples of […]
Summer is fast approaching, although you’d never know it from the cold weather today! With volcanic ash and potential strike action on the cards it makes more sense than ever to holiday at home and take in the new Solas Festival on 25-27 June at Wiston Lodge near Biggar. There are some fantastic speakers including […]
Today I was at a meeting. This was the view. I sat with my back to this all day. It’s Loch Lomond from Ross Priory.
Sunday morning was the only time that the group would separate and experience something different. We had decided to split into three groups and worship with the three churches we have spent time with here in Havana. Rob, Alison ad Katie would go back to Guanabacoa with Dyana. Matthew and Shona would stay at Luyano […]
Yesterday thePROJECT became a reality, a meeting In The Flesh. It was a great day with some brilliant speakers, inspiring worship and superb music. ThePROJECT has grown from conversations between those who travel south from Scotland to Greenbelt Festival each year. I’ve been to Greenbelt fairly often over the years, although not for a while, […]
The other day I blogged about the lack of participation in the political process. Last night those fears were confirmed as the Labour vote in the European elections collapsed to just 15%. The map of British politics was changed last night with the Euro-sceptic UKIP coming second behind the Tories and the BNP winning two […]
This morning the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland heard the report of the Church and Society Committee. First up was the ‘Growing Up in Scotland‘ report. I was on the group which wrote the report so I was glad to see some good deliverences (motions) coming from the report. I’ll pick out the […]