Putting the church in a box

posted: 28 Feb 2008 comments: 6category:

inbox.jpg Today has been a very busy day at St Andrew's Bo'ness. Our problem is that there is not enough space to do the things we need to do. This morning was a good example. The Toddlers group was in at 10.00am as was the Midweek Service. Tea and coffee was served in the lounge area and then it was the Prayer Group's turn to leave the church  where they normally pray and pray in the front office while any office staff retired to join the others in the office  vestibule.  It...
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posted: 26 Feb 2008 comments: 1category:

crowd.jpg  Yes we've just sold our 100th tent. This means that we are beginning to make headway in achieving our target of  10,000 people to attend the National Gathering at Ingliston 3-4 May 2008. The word is starting to get out around the churches and I'm hearing every day about another congregation that has decided to buy a tent or rent a bus to bring a group from their church to be represented. Thinking about The National  Gathering  today reminded me of a song I recorded...
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We See Lights

posted: 23 Feb 2008 comments: 1category:

lights.jpg   Just wanted to say how much i enjoyed listening to "Wee See Lights" at Henry's Bar last night. The band have  a great collection of songs. I think the song that Stephen sang last night was my favourite. It was entitled "Compromises" Its just a beautiful study on the subject. How easy it is for all of us to make compromises instead of standing up for the things we believe in. I think we lose our faith a little bit at a time. Then we waken up one morning and discover...
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Your missing me?

posted: 21 Feb 2008 comments: 0category:

Well I'm touched that a number of you guys who read my blog regularly are having withdrawal symptoms because italker has not been posting. The truth is I've got a lot on at the moment. I'm in the middle of writing the CWW Report for the General Assembly.  Taking up the challenge of being set free from parish duties for the next three months to allow me to head up the team that is working hard on delivering the amazing  National Gathering is an exciting and daunting...
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Seeing is Believing

posted: 7 Feb 2008 comments: 1category:

Well, iTalker is back after being silent for a couple of weeks. Life has been pretty hectic trying to catch up with the work of the parish, after the trip to Peru. Some things have got to go or take a back seat  in order to make sure the essential things are completed. I guess the blog falls into that category. Now its not that you guys who read this are not important, its just that some things have to take that higher priority. Anyway I'm trying something...
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