Victory

Psalm 44 1 We have heard it with our ears, O God; our ancestors have told uswhat you did in their days, in days long ago.2 With your hand you drove out the nations and planted our ancestors;you crushed the...

Cheese puffs, puppetry & Glaswegian camels

From September to December this year the local SU Scotland team is larger with two gap year members joining us. Fergus Munro and Rachel Barr are working with SU Scotland and Out of the Box before being based in Glasgow...

Be nice!

Psalm 43 1 Vindicate me, my God, and plead my cause against an unfaithful nation.Rescue me from those who are deceitful and wicked.2 You are God my stronghold. Why have you rejected me?Why must I go about mourning, oppressed by...

Back to school with God in Helensburgh

We recently hosted a joint Back to School with God service on a Sunday afternoon in Helensburgh, headed up by myself as the Contraflow Youth Trust worker. We realised that some churches had been trying to use the material, but...

Body, Soul & Spirit

Psalm 42 1 As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, my God.2 My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When can I go and meet with God?3 My tears have been...

Journeying with Christ

One of the best parts about my joint appointment with SU Scotland is seeing the journeys that young people take in their walk with Christ. This was brought home to me during the summer at the Badenoch and Strathspey mission....

Regard for the weak

Psalm 41 1 Blessed are those who have regard for the weak; the Lord delivers them in times of trouble.2 The Lord protects and preserves them – they are counted among the blessed in the land – he does not...

Unleashing the torrent

Psalm 39 1 I said, ‘I will watch my ways and keep my tongue from sin;I will put a muzzle on my mouth while in the presence of the wicked.’2 So I remained utterly silent, not even saying anything good.But...

Not knowing

Psalm 38 1 Lord, do not rebuke me in your anger or discipline me in your wrath.2 Your arrows have pierced me, and your hand has come down on me.3 Because of your wrath there is no health in my...

The desires of your heart

Psalm 37 1 Do not fret because of those who are evil or be envious of those who do wrong;2 for like the grass they will soon wither, like green plants they will soon die away. 3 Trust in the...

Life is made up of moments

Life is made up of moments and I'd like to share three with you from the last few months that point to the sovereignty and wonder of our God who is in control of all things and invites us into service with him.

He is faithful

Psalm 36 1 I have a message from God in my heart concerning the sinfulness of the wicked:There is no fear of God before their eyes. 2 In their own eyes they flatter themselves too much to detect or hate...