Tag: Niddrie Community Church

Announcing 20schemes Weekender February 2017

We’re excited to announce that 20schemes will be running another Weekender mini-conference in February 2017 at Niddrie Community Church. Friday 24th – Sunday 26th February 2017 This follows on from our previous sell-out Weekenders. It

Announcing 20schemes Weekender – end of September 2016

We’re excited to announce that 20schemes will be running another Weekender mini-conference this September/October at Niddrie Community Church. 30th September – 2nd October 2016 (Fri – Sun) This follows on from our previous sell-out Weekenders,

20schemes Weekender – February 2016

We’re excited to announce that 20schemes will be running it’s second Weekender mini-conference this February at Niddrie Community Church, Edinburgh. 26th – 28th February 2016 (Fri – Sun) This follows on from our sell-out 2015

Find Out Why 20schemes Is Not That Good… A Summer Interns Report

At 20schemes we offer summer internships which have proved to be very popular and are vastly over subscribed. Each year we wade through many applications, weeding out any potential muppets and giving priority to our

How Should Our Churches Deal With The After Effects Of Abortion?

Originally posted on 19 Aug 2015 Luke 7:47 “Therefore I tell you, her sins, which are many, are forgiven….” Recently I felt compelled to read one of my favourite Francine Rivers books, “Atonement Child”. It’s

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How Do We Get Our Church(es) To Embrace Change & Move Forward (4)

Scotland is changing. The spiritual landscape has undergone a seismic shift in the last few decades. Obviously, there is nothing new under the sun and society ebbs and changes throughout history. The problem is that

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Steven's Story: Jesus Did For Me What 14 Rehabs Never Could

Steven recently went through a three day detox to come off all of his medication for the first time in over two decades. We are grateful to God for His mercy and grace.

Shut Up & Sing Up: Reflections On American "Worship"

There is a growing sense of unease when I visit many American churches. Call it something I can’t quite discern gnawing away at me. I noticed it a while back and it has only really

Too Posh To Be Effective In Inner City Ministry?

I get to travel and talk to a lot of churches about the work of 20schemes. Given the demographics of evangelical churches in the UK and the culture within which it (largely) operates, a lot

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How Will We Train The next Generation Of Scottish Urban Ministers?

At Niddrie Community Church we have been training young men and women over the last 3-4 years in a variety of ways. Currently our training programmes operate across a number of different levels. We have: