It’s good to talk!

It’s good to talk!

It’s good to talk! By Jenny Wilson and Lyndsay Cameron-Ross Those of us of a certain vintage will remember the TV adverts from the mid-90s for a telecommunications company with actor Bob Hoskins saying ‘It’s good to talk!’ And so it is! I am sure in this last season,...
Finding a Home in Jesus

Finding a Home in Jesus

Finding a Home in Jesus By Rev Charles Maasz BSc Hons BD Hons, CEO Glasgow City Mission Some will have noticed that I have rather embarrassingly written a load of incidental prefix and postfixes along with my name and job title. I have never done that before and I may...
5 Simple Steps To Sustainability: For Churches

5 Simple Steps To Sustainability: For Churches

5 Simple Steps To Sustainability: For Churches By Dave Lazonby, Assistant Pastor at Newton Mearns Baptist Church Sometimes the climate crisis makes me want to go “off grid”. It seems like the only sustainable option is a hermit-like existence where I forage for...
Council Digest – September 2021

Council Digest – September 2021

Council Digest – September 2021 Council met in early September. Our meeting was once again over zoom but nevertheless, we had a time of warm fellowship as we gathered at what turned out to be a significant moment for our Union. In many ways this meeting proved...
Looking Backwards, Forwards, & Upwards

Looking Backwards, Forwards, & Upwards

Looking Backwards, Forwards, & Upwards By John Toller, Minister at Carnoustie BC At the beginning of March we had a wonderful weekend celebrating the 10th anniversary of Carnoustie Baptist Church. It was a little strange being on my own in the church building to...
Creativity Flourishing at South Leith Baptist

Creativity Flourishing at South Leith Baptist

Creativity Flourishing at South Leith Baptist By Bill Cowie, Interim Moderator at South Leith BC South Leith Baptist Church are starting a project to reach young people in the community, through providing free tuition in drama, dance, music and multimedia. The project...
We Can’t Do Without It

We Can’t Do Without It

We Can’t Do Without It By Jim Purves, Mission & Ministry Advisor ‘I am going to send you what my Father has promised; but stay in the city until you have been clothed with power from on high.’ (Luke 24.49) Easter is a glorious time! It calls us to focus on the...
One Year On – An Interview with Martin Hodson

One Year On – An Interview with Martin Hodson

One Year On – An Interview with Martin Hodson One year on from the start of the disruption to all our lives during this global pandemic, we thought we would interview our General Director, Martin Hodson, to hear his thoughts on the last year. So Martin, we are...