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News

January 2018
News > Politics

Politics – Named Persons threat

The Scottish Government is going to redraft its Named Person proposals to get them through the legislature. In 2016, the UK Supreme Court ruled in a case, in which CARE was a co-petitioner, that the information-sharing sections of the Named Person legislation were unlawful. The Scottish Government responded by introducing a new bill to…

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Historical

October 2017
Articles > Historical

The Scottish Reformation — a work of God’s grace

The Reformation in Scotland in the sixteenth century was essentially a rediscovery of grace and a notable work of the Holy Spirit in the nation. Invaluable in providing a clear understanding of the ideals of the Reformers in doctrine, church order and practice are documents associated with the Scottish Reformation, especially The Scots Confession…

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Historical

September 2017
Articles > Historical

Evangelicalism in Scotland, 1967-2017

The state of evangelicalism in Scotland in 2017 reveals a much more complicated picture than 1967. At that time there were several main denominations of considerable strength. On the Presbyterian side there were the Church of Scotland, along with the United Free Church of Scotland, Free Church of Scotland, and Free Presbyterian Church of…

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June 2017
News

Scotland – Renovations for Free Church congregations

Two Free Church of Scotland (FCoS) congregations are giving thanks for completed renovations that will help them in their ministry among their communities. Partick Free Church in Crow Road, Glasgow, recently opened their newly renovated hall facility. This is the latest in a line of renovations, led by minister Rev. Alex Cowie, who has…

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Historical

November 2014
Articles > Historical

George Whitefield’s ministry in Scotland

Many might think of George Whitefield’s connections with Scotland in terms of his part in the Cambuslang Revival (1742) and sad dispute with Ralph and Ebenezer Erskine of the Associate Presbytery. It is not so well known that Whitefield visited Scotland on no less than 14 occasions between 1741 and 1768. He preached to…

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Review

Reviews > Book

Banner in the West: A Spiritual History of Lewis and Harris

The author traces the spiritual history of the island of Lewis and Harris, off the north-west coast of Scotland. There’s something intriguing about the ‘Long island’, its people and its spiritual history. Mr Macleod is a son of the manse, a resident of the island since 1993 and an award-winning journalist. Celtic Christianity was…

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October 2000
News

Glasgow outreach

The opening year of the new millennium is nearly over. The celebrations, festivals and political agendas that declared the dawn of a new age are all but forgotten. But what is the reality for biblical Evangelical churches entering the uncharted territory of the 2000s? The present generation of believers has been destined to live…

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