In conversation with Elie Haddad

In conversation with Elie Haddad

Ali Laing spoke with Elie Haddad, president of the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary, as part of our prayer live stream a few weeks ago. Listen back to their conversation.  
Experiencing Faith

Experiencing Faith

Experiencing Faith, a newly published book by Jim Purves, is now available on our website. Jim takes a fresh look at the life of discipleship through the lens of three guiding principles: Recall, Renounce and Refuel. Listen in to Jim talking with Martin Hodson about...
Racial Justice

Racial Justice

The Bible is clear that we should be ‘quick to listen and slow to speak’. In that spirit, at our National Prayer Livestream on June 14 we invited some black and minority ethnic people from Scottish Baptist churches to share their experience and lead us in prayer. As a...
Eight new believers in Dumfries

Eight new believers in Dumfries

By Eoghan Paterson, Pastor at Dumfries Baptist Church We’ve been running an alpha course online by zoom during Lockdown. We began in February and had completed 5 sessions before Lockdown. We’ve been continuing to run 5 groups with 15 participants continuing out of an...
How Covid-19 is affecting Bangladesh

How Covid-19 is affecting Bangladesh

By Louise & Phil Proctor, Dumfries BC and BMS World Mission We are mission workers serving in Bangladesh with BMS World Mission.  We took the very difficult decision to return to Scotland in March just as the UK went into lockdown and as Bangladesh was heading in...
BUS launches new website

BUS launches new website

On 29 June BUS launched this new website. It now has a cleaner look and you should find it easier and more intuitive to navigate. There is a wealth of news and resources on the website and we will be adding much more in the weeks ahead. This is part of a wider brand...
New BUS Logo

New BUS Logo

From 29 June you will see the new BUS logo bringing a freshness to our communications. The logo retains the gold and blue colours of our previous logo but has a simpler and cleaner shape. The meanings it suggests will vary from person to person, but what has mattered...
BUS refocuses social media

BUS refocuses social media

From 28 June the focus on our social media will be sharpened up. Each of the platforms we use will have a different emphasis, though there will continue to be overlap on important matters. Facebook will continue to be the main platform where we post news and prayer...

Resources

On these pages you will find information, advice and support for church leaders. This includes guidance on ministry, mission, training, safeguarding, financial and legal compliance.

Prayer

Prayer is at the heart of our Union. The prayer calendar is a framework to help individuals or congregations pray for all our churches throughout the year.  Every Sunday evening several hundred people from our churches across Scotland join in our National Prayer Livestream.