MSYP Missives: Gender Equality

At the most recent SYP sitting (October 2015), the Equalities Committee, of which I am the Depute Convenor, voted to write a Member’s Motion (draft policy) focusing on gender equality in the workplace. The Bible teaches that man and women are made with different skills and abilities which compliment each other and are vital in equal measure to fulfil the potential God intended.

Naughty... Or Nice?

Psalm 49 1 Hear this, all you peoples; listen, all who live in this world,2 both low and high, rich and poor alike:3 My mouth will speak words of wisdom; the meditation of my heart will give you understanding.4 I...

Festive Finery

At the annual SU Scotland staff conference this year, we enjoyed many things: fellowship, challenging Bible teaching, tasty food and... Christmas jumpers.

The Joy of a Pink Candle

Psalm 48 1 Great is the Lord, and most worthy of praise, in the city of our God, his holy mountain. 2 Beautiful in its loftiness, the joy of the whole earth,like the heights of Zaphon is Mount Zion, the...

"Jesus is a life changer"

Bubblegum 'n' Fluff arrived in Helensburgh this year as a replacement for the Christmas event that had been running for the last few years. With youth worker, volunteers and schools all experiencing it for the first time, there was lots...

Eager Expectation

Psalm 47 1 Clap your hands, all you nations; shout to God with cries of joy.2 For the LORD Most High is awesome, the great King over all the earth.3 He subdued nations under us, peoples under our feet.4 He...