Niddrie Community Church

Niddrie Community Church

Is Traditional Preaching Finished As We Know It?

This question seemed to be one of the premises behind a book I read recently, although I am uncertain as to the author’s final answer. Because I haven’t done a book review for a while I thought I would review this one which has been sat in my drafts box for a few months. In the course…

Starting The New Year Off Right: Bible Reading Plans For 2013.

Happy New Year to one and all! Can I start off my thanking those of you who take the time to log in and read some of my thoughts from time to time. I am constantly amazed at the numbers who read this blog from around the globe. It is with this in mind, alongside the launch of 20schemes, that this…

Top 3 Blog Posts of 2012: Planting Church in Hard Places. But What About Our Children?

This is at number 2. I sometimes meet with and speak to young men who say that they are interested in planting churches in housing schemes. One issue in particular seems to hinder them, especially if they’re from an educated, middle class background. It’s the problem of children. They are either…

20 Schemes USA Launch: Some Observations

As many of you are aware, I have recently returned from the USA launch of 20Schemes. I suggest you click on the link if you do not know what that is. 20schemes is partnering with Bardstown Christian Fellowship in the planting and revitalisation of gospel centred churches in some of Scotland’s poorest housing schemes. As I was there for 5 days of intense meetings,…