What will God do in lives this summer?

What will God do in lives this summer? We know that his work is sometimes quiet, hidden and long-term. We know that it is not always dramatic or star-studded. It does not always have the razzmatazz of worldly, media-dominated culture...

"I felt a bit like Philip and the Ethiopian"

I accidentally left my backpack for the bus with my luggage which got placed in the hold. At the same time I left my Bible lying, hence I boarded the bus with nothing but my Bible. I sat beside Rachel*...

MSYP Missives: March Sitting

Hello everyone, The reason this blog post is slightly later than I intended is because it has taken me a good few weeks to process the sheer enthusiasm and interest in politics seen at the latest Scottish Youth Parliament sitting....

God's call to serve in schools

For months now I have been feeling like God was calling me into some sort of leadership; I just wasn’t sure exactly what. As well as sensing this calling myself, other people had leadership vision for me. When I was...

Why volunteering is so valuable

Every class has one annoying know-it-all student that everyone hates to a degree (if yours didn’t, think carefully because it was probably you). In my class, and at my Sunday school, it was me. I knew the Bible stories inside-out...

Schools prayer group focus

Fiona Wright from East Dunbartonshire tells us about her schools prayer group, made up of folks from different churches.

Speak Lord, for your servant is listening

The first Pray Together! was held in Aberdeen in November. Anna attended the event and, along with others, explored the Bible story of Samuel. Here she shares its impact on her family.

A Ukrainian visiting Ukraine

In February as part of our gap year we went on a mission trip to Ukraine and there’s no doubt this was one of my favourite things so far. It was an amazing time – I had a chance to...

Rewarding city-wide events

As I finish my first year working with es-team, it has been especially rewarding to be involved in city-wide events. These are run to engage children and young people with the Bible and get them excited about knowing Jesus. We...

When ministry strands tie up

It is a huge privilege that we have so many opportunities within the school curriculum to teach the Bible and to help pupils understand more about what Christians believe. Bible Alive, Christmas and Easter lessons and assemblies are some key...

Raspberry pi, anyone?

To be honest I’m much more a raspberry pie kind of girl than a raspberry pi one. In fact, until very recently, I didn’t even know what one was. Apparently it’s a computer that fits into a large matchbox… who...

Who do you tell your troubles to?

It’s 12noon on Tuesday, and time once again to head off to a school SU Group. Two volunteers and I get the room ready – crafts, games and Bibles – and once the lunch bell rings, children start to arrive....