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,...
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...
All Change at BUS – Saying Farewell

All Change at BUS – Saying Farewell

All Change at BUS – Saying Farewell By Jenny Wilson, Connect Editor It’s all change at BUS just now. At the end of August, we said farewell to three of our colleagues who have served with us for a number of years. Jim Purves, Peter Dick and Lynn Scott have all stepped...
Fruitful in a New Season

Fruitful in a New Season

Fruitful in a New Season By Martin Hodson, BUS General Director Last year we were wondering what the ‘new normal’ would be. It’s more common now to hear people talking about the ‘new different’. The experience of ‘normal’ still feels a long way off, but some...
Canopy 2021 – Registration Now Open!

Canopy 2021 – Registration Now Open!

Canopy 2021 – Registration Now Open! To register for your FREE tickets for Canopy 2021 click the link below to take you to the Canopy page on our website where you will find more information and how to register....
Canopy 2021 – Joining Together Locally!

Canopy 2021 – Joining Together Locally!

Canopy 2021 – Joining Together Locally! By Jenny Wilson, Canopy Coordinator I recently heard of the local hub gatherings for the Magnitude festival just a couple of weeks ago and how the young people met to worship and pray together, watch the teaching videos...
A Year Like No Other!

A Year Like No Other!

A Year Like No Other! By now some of you may be familiar with Neil Pexton and his work with BUS over the last year as he helped Ali Laing with the Training Hub and communications. Neil has also been the team member ensuring that Prayer Live is streamed on our Youtube...
“I was locked out of my church!”

“I was locked out of my church!”

“I was locked out of my church!” Christine Drummond from Peebles Baptist Church has written about the issue of disabled access and inclusion, having a friend who was unable to attend a joint service due to accessibility issues at the venue. Christine shares about the...