Welcome to the new SBC website

Over the past few months, we’ve been working away to bring you this new website and it’s exciting to finally […]

Nehemiah and texts with shadow sides

A couple of months ago I was asked to speak on Nehemiah and so I dutifully went about thinking how […]

Graduation 2018: A Student Perspective

Summer graduation is always a high point of the College year. We caught up with one of our graduates, Stephen Collins, to get his perspective on graduating. 

Church or no Church? The Sunday Assembly

Today (July 17th), tucked away on BBC News website was a report on the Sunday Assembly meeting in Edinburgh.

Flipped Churches

Yesterday I  attended the annual UWS Learning, Teaching, and Research Conference. In this blog, what follows is my own “thinking aloud” to think through two different, though I think related, ideas I heard during the day to ask ‘might that work for a church?’

A challenge to go deeper!

Ally Heath is one of SBC’s students that is leaving over the summer months to start a new chapter of life and ministry. “Studying at SBC has helped me to think both broader and deeper . . .”

2018 – a year to remember?

If I had to choose one period of time to go back and visit, I think the 1960s would be high on my list. It’s not for the party of the swinging sixties, nor for the rise of the Beatles, and it’s also not for a nostalgic “life was better then”.

Professor Sandy Stoddart on Religious aspects of the work of Van Gogh – audio

On Tuesday 17th April, we had a very interesting and informative afternoon seminar with Professor Alexander Stoddart, the well-known Scottish sculptor and artist. You can listen again here

The Trinity – so what?

Simultaneously one of the best and worst questions that students in class ask is “but why?” Sometimes it can feel like you’re dealing with a troublesome tot “Why? Why? Why?” but it is a question that keeps returning me to think practically.

Coming to a College near you…

This term we have a great set of seminars, events, and lectures open to all who might be interested. We’d love to see you at one or all of them and also for you to spread the word to your friends and church communities.