Wisdom and Magic

posted: 5 Jun 2010 comments: 0category:

Recently I had the opportunity to listen to Norman Drummond give an inspiring lecture on leadership at Edinburgh University entitled," Wisdom and Magic" its well worth a listen. It turned out to be a great evening all round. I had the chance to catch up with a few friends followed by an excellent meal in one of Edinburgh's French restaurants in Cockburn Street. Over the past few weeks I've been talking to a number of people about Norman's lecture. Helping people...
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Effective Evangelism Equals Authentic Lifestyles!

posted: 23 Apr 2010 comments: 2category:

I spent an interesting time yesterday in Glasgow at an Alpha Training Day along with a number of Church leaders from throughout Scotland. It took place a the Renfield Street Church Centre. The purpose of the day was to introduce a new constituency to Alpha and also to show that there was a sound theological ethos surrounding the whole course. The framework of Hospitality, Encounter, Catechesis and Community were all duly explored as key elements to the...
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Alpha at the Inchyra with Bogle and O'Brien

posted: 27 Aug 2009 comments: 1category:

[kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/VU6qP2n5Rko" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] We started a new Alpha Course tonight in the Inchyra Grange Hotel in Polmont. It was a good evening. Apart from the food which everyone seemed to enjoy the interaction and standard of the questions was very engaging. Alpha is a great opportunity to listen to others share their views and also to hear the questions and concerns of people as they wrestle with...
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A Flag a Window and an Opportunity

posted: 27 Nov 2008 comments: 3category:

Do you know how difficult it is to take photograph of a flag flying. I think I must have pressed my iphone thirty odd times before I captured a few pictures that I liked. This is taken from the top of the church tower looking down the Forth to the Bridges. I'm looking forward to hearing and reading some of the childrens' stories as they begin to get posted on the blog. So here are the questions: At what time and date was the flag raised up on the Flag Pole? (Guess...
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Alpha and Forgivenesss

posted: 19 Sep 2008 comments: 1category:

We had our second 'Alpha Night' at the Inchyra last night. There was a good mix of people from different backgrounds and I'm sure its going to be once again an interesting life changing experience for a number of people. Our theme last night asked the question" Why did Jesus die?" It is an opportunity to talk about the central theme of Christianity namely, "Forgiveness" it seems to me that this is one of the central issues that faces all of humanity. All over the...
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