Aviemore bike man makes it into the news!

We made it into the local papers this week - how exciting! Alan Myles, one our staff members at Alltnacriche and regional worker for Moray, South Highlands & Islands, is busy cycling his way around the region this weekend to...

Day one on the bike

So the first day is over. Starting out from Mallaig with a slight breeze following us and a balmy 4 degrees we sent off. The first hour clipped by at a nippy 35km an hour and all seemed to be...

Even if only by a few inches

I have big aspirations when it comes to reading my Bible. I would like to be the sort of person who reads it every day, rain or shine, whatever I feel like. There have been times in life where for...

Man on a mission

Alan Myles is a man on a mission. Living in the Cairngorms with his young family, Alan works with schools at Alltnacriche and is also the Regional Worker for an area that stretches from the Outer Hebrides across the country...

Fixed

Psalm 57 1 Have mercy on me, my God, have mercy on me, for in you I take refuge.I will take refuge in the shadow of your wings until the disaster has passed. 2 I cry out to God Most...

@SU Magazine | Mar 2016

In our latest edition of @SU we’ve turned the spotlight firmly on the Bible. It is, of course, right at the heart of everything we do! Our work helps children and young people find ways to explore the Bible for...

List making and shaving foam

I don’t know about you, but I just LOVE making lists. (Cool, right?) I take great pleasure in getting out my trusty notebook to make a plan of what I’m going to do, how I’m going to do it, when...

What can man do to me?

Psalm 56 1 Be merciful to me, my God, for my enemies are in hot pursuit; all day long they press their attack.2 My adversaries pursue me all day long; in their pride many are attacking me. 3 When I...

A biblical model of community

The start of a new year is always a good time to think about some of the exciting challenges that lie ahead. Later this year as part of my role as Urban Ministries leader, I will be helping put on...

National campaign highlights how to spot signs of abuse

We are supporting the Scottish Government’s campaign to raise awareness of the risks and warning signs of child sexual exploitation (CSE), which launched 28 January. The national campaign will comprise a new TV advert aimed at parents and carers –...

MSYP Missives: Poverty

How many of us, when we hear the word ‘poverty’, see a montage of Christian Aid / Save The Children / Compassion adverts in glorious technicolor, bringing a tear to our eyes and tugging gently on our heartstrings? How many...

Smooth as Butter

PSALM 55 1 Listen to my prayer, O God, do not ignore my plea;2 hear me and answer me.My thoughts trouble me and I am distraught3 because of what my enemy is saying, because of the threats of the wicked;for...