labels that shouldn’t stick

One of the things that happened in yesterday’s General Assembly debate on the report of the Special Commission on Same-Sex Relationships and Ministry was some new labels. ‘traditionalists’ and ‘revisionists’ now seem to be the labels of choice. These are interesting labels for a number of reasons. I wonder how they make sense in a Read More …

one small step or a giant leap?

Today was an interesting day at the Church of Scotland’s General Assembly.  As I’ve outlined below, today was all about the Special Commission on Same-Sex Relationships and Ministry. The debate was long and to be honest we didn’t hear an awful lot that hasn’t already been said in the discussion already.  What was most interesting Read More …

New OneKirk Journal Available Now

The new issue of the OneKirk Journal is now available online. It has some great stuff including: reflection on the use of torture a guide to some of the notable events at General Assembly ‘champagne bubbles’ by Roddy Hamilton A conversation with Scott M Rennie and an Introduction to Emerging Church by some guy called Read More …