What is the Church and why is it important?
The Rev Professor Andrew McGowan, former minister of the East church and Professor of Theology, is now Director of the Rutherford Centre for Reformed Theology. The centre is concerned with the education and formation of ministers and elders, the promotion of evangelical church life and the maintenance of an evangelical testimony in national church debates. You can find various resources on their website here.
They will broadcast a series about the nature and purpose of the church. Professor McGowan is conducting interviews and discussions, which will be posted on their website in the morning of; ·
Wed Feb 17th: Archbishop Peter Jensen of Australia. He was the first General Secretary of the Global Anglican Future Conference (GAFCON).
Wed 24th February: Dr John Drane, who is involved with the Emerging Church movement and helps churches understand what it means to follow Christ today.
Wed 3rd March: The Very Rev Albert Bogle. Former parish minister, founder of the Vine Trust, now helps non-church people to be discipled though digital technology.
Wed10th March: The Rev Dr Fergus Macdonald, former Moderator of the Free Church of Scotland and former General Secretary of the United Bible Societies.
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