Thursday in Edinburgh
Thursday – and it was Chaplains’ day at the Assembly. Big turn out of chaplains from each of the armed forces with some accompanying top brass!
Detailed report of the extent and dangers of their work in some of the worst conflict areas around the world but also of their support to families etc still at home. Serious evidence of Christ’s love in action endorsed warmly by the Moderator from his own family’s experience 3 years ago.
Church and society report this PM with extensive documentation of a wide range of worthy causes which the Church is able to take action in or exert an influence on. The channels for active Christian influence are present and open for those evangelicals engaged with these areas to permeate.
Lunch with Peter McEleny with time to talk about how we can provided student support as a church.
NB Students’ church crawl will come to us on Sunday 14th Sept in the morning. I said we’d do a student lunch. Was that rash!!
Able to network more this evening. More detailed news on CofS website and their Twitter page.