Monthly Archives: April 2012

THE COMMUNITY OF THE BLESSED ELVIS IMPERSONATORS

The Royal Mile in Edinburgh, as well as being the most historic street in the city is a good candidate at times for being its weirdest. During the Festival in August every shade of weird and not so wonderful seems … Continue reading

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BILL, MY NEIGHBOUR, REMINDS ME OF GOD

I am sitting here at my desk in our front room and across the street I can see Bill our retired neighbour working away in his garage. Bill and I have one thing in common, in fact come to think … Continue reading

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PRECONDITIONS FOR PENTECOST: becoming the church God can use in mission

I have spent the last week praying and thinking about the future of Mosaic Edinburgh with a growing sense of conviction that we are at an absolutely crucial stage in our development. To help me to think about the future … Continue reading

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HOW I AM GOING TO REMEMBER THE TITANIC

To be honest I got sick of the constant Titanic coverage over the last month and slightly worried about the “taste” of producing things like “Titanic Teddies” to commemorate (read make money from) a disaster which claimed the lives of … Continue reading

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ANXIETY: And What To Do With It

Many of us couldn’t make it yesterday so I thought I would reproduce what we did so that maybe our wider community can reflect on it on their own and maybe contribute their thoughts. There is a command which is … Continue reading

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Not “NOT YET CHRISTIAN” but ‘NO MORE CHRISTIAN” … SCOTLAND & SIMPLISTIC MISSION

In 1910 here in Edinburgh there was the biggest ever gathering, up to that point in history, of protestant missionaries to think about the future of world mission. The so called Edinburgh Missionary Conference happened just before the bloodbath of … Continue reading

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BLESSING

Came across this blessing by Gerad Kelly which so blessed me I thought I would share it in the hope the blessing flow over May God, in whose furnace faith is forged; in whose being beauty breathes; at whose dawning … Continue reading

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