SBC: Dispersed but not defeated!

It’s been an unusual couple of weeks around the world. Maybe unusual isn’t strong enough – for many it’s been […]

‘For such a time as this’ – Irene Campbell

In 1962 my family moved to East Kilbride as part of the Glasgow overspill. As a 3-year old child I […]

2020 Vision

When does a new year stop being a new year? Mid-February certainly seems quite late. However, as we moved from […]

Immanuel: God With Us

I love Christmas. Many of you will be familiar with the film Elf and the scene where Elf learns that “Santa is coming!” That pretty much epitomises me at the thought of Christmas. However, I think in telling the familiar story of the birth of Christ we’ve lost part of the wonder of the incarnation. We enjoy the simplicity of the nativity but forget the surprise of God with us.

What is the purpose of (theological) education?

“What is the purpose of higher education?” Perhaps, the obvious answer is to grow in knowledge, but the obvious answer is not always the best one!

Ethics Daily profile of Assistant Principal, Rev. Dr. Lina Toth

Earlier this week (Nov 1st), Ethics Daily (a division of the Baptist Center for Ethics) ran a “Profiles in Goodwill” […]

Reflecting Theologically on Global Mission: Graeme McMeekin (Audio)

On Wednesday 23rd October we had the privilege of hosting Graeme McMeekin to share on the topic of Act Justly, Love Mercy, Walk Humbly: Theological Reflections on Global Missions.

David Gushee – What is Truth? (Video)

On October 3rd 2019, Professor David Gushee gave the Scottish Baptist College’s 125th Anniversary Lecture on campus at the University of the West of Scotland in front of a packed lecture theatre.

The Story of Creation: A reflection on the Climate Strike

In the summer of 2018 I remember listening to a Radio 1 Newsbeat report on my drive home from SBC about climate change. A question and a quote has haunted me ever since.

Skinny Jeans and Upbeat Tunes: The problem with church growth marketing

I’m not really that interested in debating church growth, I think it’s a bit of a red herring (hopefully by the end of this piece it will be clear what I mean by this!) Instead, I want to think through what “effective engagement with those not already in church” looks like