Rain in Glasgow stops play, but…

I’m sitting here in Glasgow waiting for my plane having spent the day with the delightful Baptist Union of Scotland team. It was a day where I could share my heart with them through poetry, story telling and the arts. The goal was to encourage the team to be more-so missional, and in so doing…

Pioneering…

The word that has characterised these past five days for me is ‘pioneering.’ It’s this very subject that has taken me to England, Wales and Scotland to teach and show by example simple ways of how to meet strangers, who may become friends who hopefully will become disciples. Part of this focus is due to…

The Big Hearted Tour is over

  The Big Hearted Tour is over and I feel like I’ve just got started! Don’t get me wrong, I haven’t twiddled my thumbs for 12 months wondering what to do. This year has been jam-packed as I have visited every association and spoken at over 120 different gatherings ranging from youth events to cream…

Don’t talk to strangers!

Billy* didn’t believe me that I was a Baptist minister, returning from Dundee where I had spoken at the Baptist Assembly in Scotland. “You’re no *&%$£ vicar! You’re having a *%$£ laugh!” he declared loudly for the benefit of the packed easyjet plane to hear as we waited to disembark. He looked me in the…

The Baptist team in Scotland work like some kind of Orchestra

Here I am, once again sitting on a train, reflecting on this past weekend… Good opportunity to take five and mull over what I’ve seen… I’ve just got back from a few days in Dundee with the Baptist Union of Scotland general assembly which was also hosted by BMS world mission. I’m finding it hard…