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I Do Not Judge Myself

The Jimmy Savile of Religions Christianity has a terrible reputation. In spite being the womb of Western values, Christianity is the Jimmy Savile of religions. Sigmund Freud famously blamed Christianity for the repression of the Western conscience, and a lot of pub wisdom would claim the same. Many a young mother in Scotland would saddle…

The Nearsightedness of Faith

Ponder this: for 1,000s of years people thought the stars were tiny dots in the sky. The sun was a fiery marble. The moon, a reflective dime. It’s not that people did not admire, even worship, the celestial lights, but even if they were majestic, they were small, smaller than the trees, the hills, and…

Why Churches Don’t Produce Disciple-Makers

Who Cares about the Bullseye! The mission of the church is as obvious as the rising sun – go and make disciples. The method of Jesus is no more ambiguous – gather followers and teach them, share life with them, and enable them to be disciple-makers. Yet somehow in the busyness of constructing buildings, arranging…

Revival In the Highlands

Revival in the Highlands. What would it look like and how might it happen?  Listen to the latest episode from The Sons of Blunder.  If you’re interested in the topic of revitalizing the Highland church, subscribe to these podcasts. Past episodes cover the topics of missional community, discipleship, evangelism, and revival, all with a focus…

Christianity in decline?

If you have read the latest BBC report on church attendance in Scotland, you might have been left with the impression that Christianity in Scotland is in some kind of crisis! Indeed, If you were to base Christianity’s perceived “success” on church attendance then you might conclude this is indeed the case. When we talk…

Good Friday?

What’s so good about Good Friday anyway? This Friday Christians all around the world will be gathering to commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus on a day that is typically referred to as Good Friday.  But what is so “good” about Good Friday anyway? In English, the origin of the term “Good” is debated, some believe…

The Trellis And The Vine

This Wednesday at equip we will be considering how to manage and support church growth at Kiltarlity and why as a church we need to focus our ministry on people over structures even though structures are very important for church growth. In their excellent book The Trellis and The Vine Colin Marshal and Tony Payne…