Archives: Podcast

May 26, 2021
What’s Next for 20schemes Retrain?

Mez McConnell chats to our new Retrain Manager, Amy Lamont, about the vision for 20schemes Retrain and what the near future holds for the project.

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May 19, 2021
Blended Families & The Gospel Part Two: The Female Perspective

Sharon Dickens talks with Fontaine Selway and Natasha Davidson about blended families. This is a follow-up conversation to the male perspective.

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May 12, 2021
Blended Families & The Gospel Part One: The Male Perspective

In this first of a two-part podcast series on the subject of ‘blended families’, Andy Constable chats to Ian Williamson, Pastor of New Life Church in Middlesbrough, around his experiences of growing up in, and also marrying into a blended family.

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March 31, 2021
Tight Fisted Presbyterians and the Christians Who Love Scotland’s Poorest

Mez McConnell talks with Liam Goligher about Presbyterians and giving, Scottish church history and reaching the poor, and what 20schemes is seeking to do to get healthy churches established in Scotland’s poorest communities.

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February 10, 2021
Social Justice, the UK Poor, and What the Church Should Do About It

Mez McConnell talks with Joel Kurz about recognising false gospels, whether we should use the term ‘social justice’, and how churches in the UK ought to respond to the lack of healthy churches in poor communities.

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December 9, 2020
The Pandemic, Unemployment, and Retrain in the Schemes

Mez McConnell talks with Andy Constable about the devastating unemployment rates in the schemes, outlining what we at 20schemes hope to do about it.

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October 7, 2020
Church Planting in a Pandemic

Mez McConnell talks with Gerald White about starting a new church in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic.

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September 9, 2020
Must Victims of Abuse Forgive Their Abuser?

Mez McConnell talks with Andy Constable, Graham Thompson, and Ian Williamson about the difficult topic of abuse and forgiveness.

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June 10, 2020
Why We’d Rather Revitalise Churches than Plant Them

We want to revitalise. We’ll plant if we have to.

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May 27, 2020
‘Culture Shock’ and Ministry in Hard Places

Culture shapes us in significant ways, but we often don’t realise just how significant until we leave it and enter a new one.

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