Topic: Worldview

January 18, 2022
’The Least, the Last and the Lost’—Will We Address the Problem in the UK Church?

Do movement leaders, para-church leaders and theological institutions have the courage to call a moratorium on outreach into council estates and housing schemes?

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January 11, 2022
’The Least, the Last and the Lost’—Is Scotland a ’Spiritual Wasteland’?

Scotland’s schemes certainly have been—for decades now.

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December 21, 2021
Let Glasgow Flourish Again Part 3: Glasgow Is Miles Lower

If you come from Glasgow, you are more likely to die younger than if you came from UK cities of a similar size like Liverpool or Manchester. This has been dubbed 'The Glasgow Effect'. So how do we respond to this?

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December 13, 2021
Let Glasgow Flourish Again Part 2: Christ's Ambassadors to Glasgow

Without the Lord’s work Glasgow will never flourish. Rather than turning to politicians and public health experts; judges and prison governors, we need to look to Christ.

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December 7, 2021
Let Glasgow Flourish Again Part 1 - St. Mungo's City

As we look back at Glasgow’s Christian history and the problems which continue to blight it, our prayer would be that our past would point us to the only place where Glasgow can find hope today - in the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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November 18, 2021
’The Least, the Last and the Lost’—Is Church for Guys Like Me?

It seemed as if the more I wanted to distance myself from my old life, the more the church kept me at arms-length for anything else.

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November 4, 2021
‘The Least, the Last and the Lost’—Why I Wrote A Book About Poverty and the Local Church

A quarter of a century ago, I was shivering in the cold outside Victoria Train Station in London. I was high. I was hungry. I was scared. I was so very angry at the world.

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August 10, 2021
Why You Should Let Complete Strangers Stay in Your Home

We do it because 20 years ago, an older couple in church broke with their entire worldview and comfortable life and allowed me into their home.

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July 6, 2021
Training Men and Women for Ministry in Hard Places

Those of us who are in leadership bear the weight of responsibility for recruiting and training the next generation of Christian leaders.

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June 30, 2021
Bridging the Leadership Gap

Often, the middle class approach to leadership training is, “Prove yourself and then we will see”, but a better way within scheme culture is, “Take responsibility until you prove you are unable.”

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