The Suicide of the Church of Scotland – A Call to Prayer for St Andrews Day

downloadAs we head towards St Andrews Day – its perhaps appropriate to reflect on the state of the Church in Scotland – and given the amount of publicity they have received this week, especially The Church of Scotland.  It is drifting into ‘irrelevance and obscurity’. No – this is not another analysis from an ‘outsider’ such as yours truly. This is an article/press release from the former moderator and Principal Clerk, Rev Dr John Chalmers, one of the Kirk’s senior figures.

I have recently been reading two fascinating books on the same theme – both from Kirk Establishment figures – Finlay Macdonald’s From Reform to Renewal and Doug Gay’s Reforming the Kirk – The Future of the Church of Scotland. I hope over the next few weeks to give a proper and serious critique and interaction with these books, particular the latter, but let me introduce this by referring to…

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