World Mission 100 Years On!

posted: 31 May 2010 comments: 0category:

This week sees the opening of the Edinburgh 2010 Missionary Conference in Pollock Halls. It was one hundred years ago that the same conference was held in the General Assembly Hall on The Mound. Its remit then was to think strategically with other from around the world about sharing the Gospel and fulfill the great commission of Jesus to go into all the world and preach the gospel. The World Missionary Conference in 1910 drew together more than 1,200 Christians...
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From 1611- 2011 Still the World's Best Seller!

posted: 29 May 2010 comments: 0category:

This has been quite a busy week between being in the Parish and occasionally attending the General Assembly. On Wednesday evening I attended a presentaion in Crubber's Close to launch 'Bible Fresh". The whole aim of the evening was to encourage church leaders to become actively involved in promoting the heritage and legacy of the Bible as next year will be the 400th Anniversary of the King James Version. A few years ago I was given a miniture of the King James Bible, it...
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Know Yourself Know Your Sermon?

posted: 20 May 2010 comments: 0category:

Written as a contribution to the Lausanne Conversation on Preaching Part 3 Does preaching still have a role to play in the emerging church? In fact does preaching still have a role to play in all of our churches.? While our communication revolution invites us to continue to reflect upon the way we participate and respond to God's Word . I want to suggest that preaching has a unique place in the communication of the gospel . Words and the power of rhetoric...
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