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Bus Stops & Being Church

I wait fairly regularly at the bus stop in the picture, buses are just about the best way to get around Edinburgh with parking charges being set by Dick Turpin and half the cities roads being dug for years on … Continue reading

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Irony, Intimacy, Humility & Mission GUEST BLOG

​A guest blog post by my friend and young American scholar / missionary candidate Drew Van Tiem looking at an important part of the culture of the 20 somethings and its implications for mission. Value your responses Many are familiar … Continue reading

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Jesus Obsession & Ours

Growing up I really did just about hear as many sermons as I had hot dinners. With two Sunday services, bible class, Sunday school, youth group, bible studies I heard a lot of messages from the bible.. Looking back if … Continue reading

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Mosaic Edinburgh’s Single Biggest Challenge

OUR SINGLE BIGGEST CHALLENGE I am more excited about the future of Mosaic Edinburgh than I have ever been and more intimidated by the future of Mosaic Edinburgh than I have ever been. My mind at the moment is full … Continue reading

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Boney M, Me & Gay Marriage

My recent post on my thoughts on Gay Marriage has provoked a great deal of discussion. I am not sure I have explained very well why I don’t think Christian morality should be imposed on people who are not Christians. … Continue reading

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Gay Marriage, Christian Marriage & The Kingdom of God: “Conformity or Contrast?”

This has been a week of huge controversy for the Christian community in Scotland. The Scottish government has announced that it will introduce legislation to legalise same sex marriage. There has been an inevitable and perhaps understandable backlash from a … Continue reading

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FALL & REDEMPTION …. We blew it, God comes to the rescue

We are continuing to think about the values that should shape God’s people that flow from God’s nature and mission. Yesterday we looked at God’s original intention for creation and humanity and what values that might engender for us. Today … Continue reading

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CHURCH: The Challenge OF The City, A Challenge TO The City

We are on to chapter 2 “THE CHALLENGE OF THE CITY” of Hooker & Young’s HOLINESS & MISSION: Learning From The Church About Mission In The City. I have to admit that I didn’t think this chapter had quite the … Continue reading

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Time For A Damascus Rd Experience: The Pharisees Have Taken Over The Church

On top of my current reading pile is “Learning From The Early Church About Mission in The City” by Morna Hooker and Frances Young. A few years ago Hooker, a notable NT expert and Young an eminent theologian formed a … Continue reading

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PENTECOST: Pristine Church & Pioneer Community

Acts 2:42 They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. 43 Everyone was filled with awe at the many wonders and signs performed by the apostles. 44 All the believers … Continue reading

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