All posts by Pete Stewart

Pete Stewart is originally from Newtownards, N. Ireland but has lived in Scotland since 1994. He married Lindsey (who is from Aberdeen but spent most of her life in Glasgow) in July 2009 and they have two young boys Joshua and Micah. Pete has a first-class honours degree in Accountancy and Finance and worked as a mortgage broker for 18 months before becoming the youth worker of the local Church of Scotland in Barlanark when he started in January 2009. Pete left his role in the Church of Scotland in August 2015 when he began to work full time as a church planter for 20schemes. Lindsey has recently left her teaching career to devote her time to caring for their family and engaging in the mission in Barlanark. Pete and Lindsey have lived in the scheme since August 2014.

Church Planting; What Happens When It Doesn’t Go Our Way?

It’s been a Proverbs 19:21 start to the year in Barlanark: Many are the plans in the mind of a man, but it is the purpose of the LORD that will stand. (Proverbs 19:21) In

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An Update From Our Church Planters In Barlanark, Glasgow

Exactly a year ago we had just come back from our 20schemes staff week away which was our first week of full time church planting. Now, a year later, we are just back from our

Is 20schemes Patronising People By Calling Them Poor?

We have now been church planting full time for just under a year. It has been equally energising and draining. Full of exhilarating highs and desperate lows. We have been encouraged by much needed support,