Archives: #generations

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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Let’s just say it’s personal!

Let’s just say it’s personal!

Let's just say it's personal! By Barbara Henderson, Inverness Baptist Church We hear about the idea that gained traction at Inverness Baptist to handwrite over 400 Easter cards for the local community! The Easter team at Inverness Baptist Church were quick and united...

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Project Pants

Project Pants

Project Pants By Andy Harding, Executive Pastor, Central Church, Edinburgh As a church, we have felt that this season has been as hard as it has been challenging. We have tried to ensure we mature in our faith but also share the good news and prioritise those who are...

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Centre Stage

Centre Stage

Centre Stage By Martin Hodson, BUS General Director This last year God has helped me see how prone I am to putting myself centre-stage. A few other people have told me they have been on the same journey. We’ve been telling the story of the last 12 months in terms of...

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Milestones

Milestones

Milestones By Jenny Wilson, Connect Editor I had a milestone birthday recently, yes that’s right…21 again! It got me thinking about milestones, significant points on our journeys whether literal or metaphorical. As someone who grew up in Ayrshire, it makes me think of...

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Innovation

Innovation

If you haven’t heard me speak about innovation in the last year then you probably haven’t heard me speak. I know I’ve been going on about it. That’s because I’m convinced it is a deeply important word for churches seeking to follow Jesus faithfully in these changing times (along with transformations and generations, which you may also have heard me mention)…

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Deep Impact Online!

Deep Impact Online!

Deep Impact is a conference valued not only for its teaching and input, but also its sense of community. So the decision to move Deep Impact online was one we wrestled with, but we felt that the need to come together and be equipped and inspired was very much still there.

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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.