A jam-packed weekend

Each October, Lendrick Muir fills up with senior pupils eager to go deeper in discipleship, learn to lead, and play hard! We love this weekend and the community it creates among us all!

Top tips for playing games

I love games! If they are run well they help people relax and get to know each other. Here are a few of my top tips for playing games with your group... Assess risk. Be sensitive to each individual playing...

Lighting up Lendrick Muir

For the past few years Lendrick Muir has been the venue for the 'Radiate' weekend in August. Radiate is the working name of Cathcart Youth Ministries Partnership and involves three churches in the area – Cathcart Baptist Church, Cathcart Trinity Church of Scotland and Cathcart United Free Church.

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...

A roller-coaster of circumstances

If your life is anything like normal it will contain many ups and downs. I've been reflecting on this recently in the life of Jesus. The circumstances of his life took many turns. Mark compresses things in his fast-paced, relatively short gospel, but you cannot read it without being struck by the massive ups and downs in the life of the Lord Jesus.

So good

Psalm 40 1 I waited patiently for the Lord; he turned to me and heard my cry.2 He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire;he set my feet on a rock and gave me...