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A 21st-Century Scotland-wide Christian Network
Jesus taught that the (true) church is "one body": interconnected and inter-dependent with each and every part with a place and function.
A serious development in Scotland towards the end of 2018 saw a
thinly-veiled attack on the freedom of expression and speech by the Scottish Government.
As a response to this a meeting was held in Edinburgh
early in the following December. Those invited and attending were committed Christians bringing representation from those in positions of influence and leadership with a wide range of knowledge and variety of backgrounds. The meeting was chaired by a Christian Member of the Scottish Parliament. A
and a scene-setting
presentation was delivered by a representative of Barnabas Trust
– an organisation that has considerable international experience of defending those who are facing persecution for their faith.
The schematic drawing below illustrates the composition of the above meeting and further meetings are now scheduled with a view to enhancing and encouraging good communication between all Christians who are committed to the public expression of faith in Jesus Christ (
A statement document has been produced following the above-mentioned December 2018 meeting.
Click here to view or download along with the following chart.
If you identify with the following and would wish to be part of the information-sharing and support provided by the network; or just want further information,
please do be in touch by e-mail
and see article:
Standing Firm in a Godless Age
web links in left-hand margin
for useful contacts.
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Footnotes and Resources:
Powerpoint file produced by Barnabas Trust
gives an overview of the what was discussed at the meeting.$
Turn the Tide: Reclaiming Religious Freedom in the UK
is a very useful booklet produced by Barnabas Trust.$
The Christian Institute has
fought cases defending Christians
in terms of freedom to express their faith.$
The Law and Your Gospel Freedoms
: a booklet published by the Lawyers' Christian Fellowship and the Evangelical Alliance.$
Pray for Scotland
has a network of praying Christians across Scotland.
Evangelical Alliance Scotland
have political officers based in Glasgow.$
is another organisation which is active in
defending Christian Freedoms
$ These organisations have a range of resources and produce publications in hard-copy form which they can will supply on request.
Article printed from christianstogether.net at 18:39 on 06 June 2023