treasure the questions

I like questions. I think that’s why I like process. Rob Bell’s new book Love Wins: At the Heart of Life’s Big Questions is out soon in the UK and the interwebs have been alive with comment, question and criticism. Yesterday Rob did a question and answer session where he admitted that for him the Read More …

Solas Update

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 Read More …

Virtualisation and Society

Photo: Rob GT The Church of Scotland’s Church and Society Committee are hosting a day looking at ‘Virtualisation & Society in Edinburgh on Thursday 21 January from 10am – 4pm.  The day is FREE.  To book your place email vcano [at] cofscotland [dot] org [dot] uk. topics: How has virtualisation impacted on notions of identity? Read More …

thePROJECT2: In The Flesh

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, Read More …

Holy City

I’ve been invited to lead one of the workshops at Holy City in Glasgow this Sunday evening.  The stop this month in the journey to discover the demands, delights and dilemmas of discipleship is ‘Speaker’s Corner’. The blurb for my bit says… ‘Telling signs?’ ‘Emerging Church’ is one (of many) tags given to odd, quirky, Read More …

National Youth Assembly

I’ve been invited to head up a team delivering a debate stream (I’ll explain in a minute) at the Church of Scotland’s National Youth Assembly in September. The debates have in the past followed a fairly traditional model where people would be given written information prior to the event, someone would present more information on Read More …