Churches – Where is Your Athens?

This interview appeared in Christian Today here at the weekend. Churches, where is your Athens? Staff writer  Sun 28 Jul 2019 7:04 BST David Robertson (c) with his family in Scotland before making the big move to Sydney, Australia(Photo: David Robertson) For 27 years, David Robertson was pastor of St Peter’s Church in Dundee but thanks to a popular blog – the Wee Flea – and regular media … Continue reading Churches – Where is Your Athens?

God’s Word for Church and Community – St Peters Services 25th Feb with Robin Sydserff, Andy Robertson – 1 Thessalonians 5 and Psalm 82

Last Sunday was a special day for us.   In both the morning and evening there was a real sense of the Lord’s presence.  I thought Robin’s sermon in the morning was a stunningly appropriate one for St Peters (and I suspect for many other congregations), and our evening communion – looking at Psalm 82 – helped a number of people.  Our God is a God … Continue reading God’s Word for Church and Community – St Peters Services 25th Feb with Robin Sydserff, Andy Robertson – 1 Thessalonians 5 and Psalm 82

Good News for the Poor – The September Record Editorial

Each New Year I foolishly like to try and think ahead by making some predictions (not prophecies) about the coming year for the Church. This was a prediction for this year: 9) The Church will reach out amongst the poor. It seems to me that it is often the case that the richer and more middle-class the church, the more they talk about helping the … Continue reading Good News for the Poor – The September Record Editorial

Charleston Vision Day – A New Church in Dundee

Last Sunday was our Charleston Vision Day – it was special…here is Andy explaining the  vision for the Charleston Church Plant Note this video has been removed by request Here are the full recordings of the services – morning and evening.  The morning looked at Matthew 28 – the Great Commission and the evening Ezekiel 1 – The Glory of God If you would like … Continue reading Charleston Vision Day – A New Church in Dundee

The Great Kings Wisdom – Sunday Sermon – 5th March – Andrew Robertson

This weeks sermon was preached in St Peters last Sunday evening. It was special for many reasons – firstly it was the Word of God being preached clearly, faithfully and passionately.  Secondly it was an opportunity for people in the congregation who do not yet know him, to get to meet and hear our new church planter for Charleston in Dundee.   Thirdly for me … Continue reading The Great Kings Wisdom – Sunday Sermon – 5th March – Andrew Robertson

Time for Mission – Presbyterian Style!

Presbyterianism can be a bad way of governing the church.   In its worst form it is over centralised, authoritarian, political and bureaucratic.   So maybe the best way to govern the church is Independency?   After all it recognises the significance of the local church and gives freedom to develop and grow.  It’s why some in the Free Church and other Presbyterian churches like … Continue reading Time for Mission – Presbyterian Style!

Birth of a New Church – Montrose Nov 1st 2015

“We are pleased to announce the arrival of a new church in Angus.  Grace Church was born on 1st November 2015, at 11am in the Scout Jubilee Hall, Montrose.  Weighing in at 50 people it is hoped that she will grow in such a way that Christ will be her, so that his name may be glorified”

The Birth of a New Church

Yesterday yours truly and David Meredith drove up the coast road from Dundee to Montrose, to participate in the birth of a new church, Grace Church, Montrose. It was a beautiful drive in the glorious Angus sunshine, with the colours of autumn still magnificent.   We did not really know what to expect and so it was with a mixture of apprehension and excitement that we found our way to the Scott Jubilee Hall in the centre of the town.

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It was a wonderful morning. The folks in Montrose have leased the hall (which is largely used for guides and scouts) for six months and they have repainted it, and done the garden, planting new plants and removing weeds (somewhat apposite for a new church!).   Continue reading “Birth of a New Church – Montrose Nov 1st 2015”

Quantum of Solas 34 – Transgender | Question of Faith: Why are Christians so obsessed with sex? | Tim Farron: is he Lib Dem enough? | Charleston | Elizabeth Elliott.

You can listen to the latest Quantum by clicking below… Transgender | Question of Faith: Why are Christians so obsessed with sex? | Tim Farron: is he Lib Dem enough? | Charleston | Elizabeth Elliott. Continue reading Quantum of Solas 34 – Transgender | Question of Faith: Why are Christians so obsessed with sex? | Tim Farron: is he Lib Dem enough? | Charleston | Elizabeth Elliott.