Monthly Archives: October 2014

One Size to Fit All?

Claire 2When you think of establishing a ministry in a given place, you often plan to create one or two spaces to bring people together, and share your faith in some shape and form.

We’ve decided to take on a different challenge, and bring all the youth and children’s ministries of four churches together, under one project.

The Formartine Youth Project (FYP) has come about through years of prayer, vision, conversations, planning, testing and trusting, in an attempt to connect the Church with the community and schools, and meet society where it’s at... read more

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The Heart and the Harvest

CITY64 - Cropped“Don’t you have a saying: ‘It’s still four months until harvest’? I tell you, open your eyes and look at the fields! They are ripe for harvest”. John, Chapter 4, verse 35, NIV version.

Around 6 out of every 1,000 individuals Stirling Street Pastors meet, go to church. To put this in context, if the people we meet on the streets of Stirling were a country, they would be representative of the 11th least churched country in the world; narrowly beaten to the top ten by Iran... read more

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Being Emotional…

KidsWe all have mental health.

Yours might be perfectly ok at the moment, but everyone has either suffered from poor mental health, or been around someone who has.

Young people can be particularly vulnerable.

The East End of Glasgow certainly has its fair share of problems, and for the young people who live there, it can be hard to have a positive outlook. Like most young people, they are bombarded with expectations to look good, wear the right clothes, to do well at school, to get a job, to make friends... read more

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The Power of Small Groups

autumnA few hundred words for my next blog post does not seem too much to ask, but the blank computer screen is not helping me!

My husband and I are on holiday just now in New England, enjoying the Fall Colours.

Perhaps the message from the Referendum is that society needs to trust and listen to [our] young citizens, and help them achieve their ambitions. Sheena Wurthmann, Go For It Committee

It’s over two weeks since the Referendum, but I’m being asked about our experience everywhere I go!.. read more

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