May’s Life and Work


Christian Aid Turns 70

Jackie Macadam meets the Rev Kathy Galloway, head of Christian Aid Scotland, and learns more about the charity’s anniversary.

General Assembly 2015

Interview with the Moderator-Designate, the Rev Dr Angus Morrison.

Reports to the Assembly.

Heart and Soul preview.

Assembly timetable and Fringe programme.

Pentecostal Birthright

Ron Ferguson calls for a return of the original Pentecostal vision.

Service and War

Lynne McNeil discovers the cost of the Second World War to the Church of Scotland.

The Quintinshill Firestorm

Jackie Macadam reports on the role of churches in commemorating the centenary of a rail tragedy that cost 216 lives.

In Praise of Pilgrimage

Muriel Armstrong reports on the formation of a new body charged with promoting pilgrimage in Scotland.

Stopped in My Tracks

The Rev Gordon Jamieson shares a personal encounter with stress in the ministry.

Rediscovering Family

The Very Rev Dr James Simpson calls on the Kirk to be family again.

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