How Can We Support Gospel Ministry In Glasgow’s Schemes?

Norman MacKay is a Free Church minister, planting a church in Govan, Glasgow. Norman shares his vision with Mez, as well as some of the challenges facing him as he develops this new and exciting work. For further information on Norman’s work or if you would like to support his ministry then please contact the […]

Is Focusing On The Crucifixion Really Necessary For The Modern Christian?

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This tiny book – 92 pages in all – was shoved into my hand at a recent Ministers Conference in Scotland by a publishing friend (Ooh get me with publishing friends). I put it in my bag, went home and dropped it on my ever growing pile of books for review. Then, last week I […]

Win Free Books & A Chance For Free Tickets To A Church Planting Conference In Edinburgh

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There is just over a week to go until the East of Scotland Gospel Partnership annual conference. This year we are excited to welcome Ed Welch from CCEF, an author and international speaker. He is coming to help us think about how we better deal with pastoral issues as well as discipling people one to […]

Lessons From The Front: What I Would Do Differently If I Had to Plant Again (3)..

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We are in the process of starting a 20schemes Podcast which will be available through iTunes and other podcasting apps. While we await the setup of the podcast you can listen to an audio recording of this blog post by clicking on the player below.   This is the third blog of a four part […]

Want A Brilliant Resource For Christian Women? Look No Further

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As regular readers know, Saturday’s are usually the time of week when I refer to another blog post I have discovered during the week that I think could be of particular benefit to those working in schemes and/or council estates (and other inner city areas). This week I am going to recommend a whole blog […]

What Are The Free Church Doing In Glasgow’s Schemes? (1)

Norman MacKay is a Free Church minister, planting a church in Govan, Glasgow. Norman shares his vision with Mez, as well as some of the challenges facing him as he develops this new and exciting work. For further information on Norman’s work or if you would like to support his ministry then please contact the […]

Is There Much Of A Reading Culture In Poor Communities?

I want to do a longer blog about this at a later date because there is a lot of misinformation about literacy and the poor. But, for now, you may be interested in this interview I did for 9marks along with some other brothers working around the world in poor communities. Enjoy. http://9marks.org/interview/books-and-discipleship-a-conversation-around-the-globe/

Why Is 20schemes Just So White & What Do We Intend To Do About It?

London is a cosmopolitan city. It is multi-ethnic and multi-cultural. It’s a whole swirl of colours and people and nations. It’s almost the very definition of cultural diversity. We find this to be the case even in its housing estates too (although there are always exceptions!). Birmingham is similar, but with a higher Muslim population […]

Lessons From The Front: What I Would Do Differently If I Had to Plant Again (2)..

We are in the process of starting a 20schemes Podcast which will be available through iTunes and other podcasting apps. While we await the setup of the podcast you can listen to an audio recording of this blog post by clicking on the player below.   This is the second blog of a four part […]