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Baptism Joy at Viewfield!

Baptism Joy at Viewfield!

Baptism Joy at Viewfield! By Rae Mackenzie, minister of Viewfield Baptist in Dunfermline The anticipation was building, the excitement was electric and the presence of God was tangible. We were meeting in person as the local church family at Viewfield Baptist Church...

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The Covid Situation in Bangladesh and Nepal

The Covid Situation in Bangladesh and Nepal

The Covid Situation in Bangladesh and Nepal By Jenny Wilson, Connect Editor We have all recently seen footage of the heartbreaking situation in India with hospitals being overwhelmed with Covid-19 patients and, sadly, the many deaths of people from this terrible...

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Phone Call at Dedridge

Phone Call at Dedridge

Phone Call at Dedridge By Kieran Banks, Minister of Dedridge Baptist Church Kyle has kindly given us permission to share his story. The phone rang and an anxious, uncertain voice introduced itself. Kyle lives near our church, and during lockdown began to feel a...

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Armed Forces Chaplaincy

Armed Forces Chaplaincy

Armed Forces Chaplaincy By Rev (Maj) Chris Withers Army Chaplain to 6 Regt Royal Logistics Corps, North Yorkshire. In our next Chaplaincy profile, we hear from Rev (Maj) Chris Withers as he shares about his role and ministry as an Army Chaplain. Unlike any other form...

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Who are we as we come out of Lockdown?

Who are we as we come out of Lockdown?

Who are we as we come out of Lockdown? By Ali Laing, Next Generation Development Co-ordinator Summer 2021 seems to be marking a time that we begin to get something resembling normality. Despite some small increases in infections hospital admissions seem to have...

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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...

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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...

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Supporting The Local Church – Our Burning Desire

Supporting The Local Church – Our Burning Desire

Supporting The Local Church – Our Burning Desire By George Thomson, SBLPA Events Secretary In common with most organisations across the nation, the Scottish Baptist Lay Preachers’ Association has found this period of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions challenging to...

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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.