SANCTUARY FIRST

posted: 24 Sep 2008 comments: 6category:

sanctuary in the city After 10 years of experimenting with a monthly multimedia worship service in 2007 we took a year out to reflect and consider how we can best re-engage our experience and expertise in this area. We've come up with a concept that we think could be used my a much wider alliance of Christians to help connect a lost generation to faith in Christ. Let me know what you think. If this concept is something that might inspire you we'd be interested in hearing from you. We're...
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Structures alone can't change the church.

posted: 21 Sep 2008 comments: 0category:

I wrote about structures a few weeks ago. I think we need to realise that changing the structures alone, will not change the church. Tomorrow night at Kirk Session will be quite an important evening. The Kirk Session re-structing group will be reporting back. The plan is that they will give out the papers for the future structure and we will agree a date when we can meet in conference to discuss the implications. We need to allow the Holy Spirit to fire us up so that...
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A Walkie Talkie Bridge for Christian Aid

posted: 21 Sep 2008 comments: 2category:

Yesterday well over 1000 people walked the Forth Road Bridge to raise money for Christian Aid. I'm told if all the money is collected that has been promised from the sponsors,it will amount to £41,000. What I say is, not bad for an afternoon's work. It was also an opportunity for folk to reflect on Rev John Carrie who died earlier this year. John set up the whole project. It was good to see the Lord Provest of Edinburgh turn out to do the walk and also pay...
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