Monthly Archives: September 2015

El Gruer: people’s poet, God’s poet
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El Gruer (left - with her husband Steve) is a Christian performance poet who formerly lived near Inverness, but now lives in the south of England. She’s become a regular at the Greenbelt Christian Arts Festival. Duncan has know her since she was very young, and regularly catches up with her at Greenbelt. Here’s Greenbelt’s take on El: “Originally from the Scottish Highlands, El is a poet who is not afraid to excavate the human heart. This

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Brian: news from Seoul (8)
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Brian Irvine’s week so far! Sunday: The service at Seoul International Baptist Church was really challenging with such a powerful message: ‘Don`t blame-shift.’ We must take responsibility for our decisions and choices, both right and wrong. We are too quick to point the finger and blame others, blame satan, and also blame God. Trials and tribulations are part of our human experience and part of our growing in faith. As I say a very challenging

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The God who meets us in the ordinary: report on this morning’s service

Loved Duncan’s sermon this morning. It was on a 3000-year-old story – the story of Abraham and Sarah welcoming three mysterious guests and discovering that Sarah, despite her age and apparent infertility is to bear a child.  And yet it’s a story which resonates with 21st century Scots whatever our age or stage in life. The same loving God seeks each of us out as we go about our everyday lives. And whoever we are, we may already have heard

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