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Empowering

Posted by Karl / July 31, 2017

Empowering

This is the fifth in our 6-part series of blog posts on the Cairn values. This week, Karl explores what it means for us to be empowering…   Core amongst our values at Cairn is the thought that true success is not found in being powerful, or even using our power for the sake of […]

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Courageous

Courageous

Posted by Rich Robinson / July 17, 2017

This is the fourth in our 6-part series of blog posts on the Cairn values. This week, Rich explores what it means for us to be courageous… So often the word courageous conjures up an image of a fallen hero. A bloodied solider on a battle field. A leader triumphing against the odds. A heroic […]

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Catalytic

Catalytic

Posted by Alan McWilliam / June 26, 2017

This is the third of our 6-part series of blog posts on the Cairn values. This week, Alan explores what it means for us to be catalytic…. Catalyst (/ˈkætəlᵻst/) – something that can cause or accelerate change by increasing the rate of a reaction. In Cairn, we believe that things can change for the better. Indeed, […]

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Purposeful

Purposeful

Posted by Kay Cathcart / June 12, 2017

This is the second of our 6-part series of blog posts on the Cairn values. This week, Kay explores what it means for us to be purposeful…. Other than your alarm clock, small baby or caffeine, what gets you out of bed in the morning? What gives your day focus and your hours a sense […]

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Passionate

Passionate

Posted by Karl Martin / May 29, 2017

This is the first of a 6-part series of blog posts on the Cairn values. This week, Karl explores what it means for us to be passionate about Jesus…. I watch him as he sautés his garlic, fennel and shallots, there is an ease and a joy to the way he moves and smile on […]

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part 3 – my response

part 3 – my response

Posted by Dave Swan / May 14, 2017

the journey continues…. I returned from study leave convinced that I needed to make disciples and that is what I am called to do for the rest of my life.  Immediately I was challenged with the realisation that I had never been discipled in any intentional way and that I needed to seek a positive […]

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part 2 – my journey

part 2 – my journey

Posted by Dave Swan / April 30, 2017

“Why don’t we make disciples the way Jesus made disciples?” What now?  I was convinced that making disciples was the way ahead, but I had stepped down from church leadership feeling a bit bruised by mental and physical health issues sensing that I no longer belonged in the denomination that I had served in.  Over […]

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part 1 – the moment of challenge

part 1 – the moment of challenge

Posted by Dave Swan / April 16, 2017

After 8 years of struggling to plant a church that truly engaged with the local population in south Aberdeen, I went on study leave to the north of England to visit various forms of ‘Fresh Expressions’ of church.  I was in a sense living with the mission question many leaders live with – “How do […]

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5 things I wish I’d known…

5 things I wish I’d known…

Posted by Dave Swan / April 1, 2017

After 8 years of struggling to plant a church that truly engaged with the local population in south Aberdeen, I went on study leave to the north of England to visit various forms of ‘Fresh Expressions’ of church. I was in a sense living with the mission question many leaders live with – “How do we bring people to Jesus?”

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Time: Why don’t we make disciples like Jesus made disciples?

Time: Why don’t we make disciples like Jesus made disciples?

Posted by Dave Swan / February 7, 2017

A recurring theme seems to present itself as I ask this question : “We don’t have enough time!” When we look back and consider the relationship Jesus had with his disciples – we get the picture that they spent lots of time together – eating, travelling, teaching, healing, getting away together, prayer and just hanging out together with people they met.

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Those of you who follow our #rooted readings will have noticed that we experiencing some problems with our app this… https://t.co/5oz9nzWlmu


A great day with Inverness churches resolving to invest in others and develop leadership in their church and city.


Huddle is a great tool for increasing our influence in discipleship and maximising investment in leaders. We still… https://t.co/lPiWQUEu62


@HelenBrough61 calling out the adventurer in each of the Training Hub Team https://t.co/4cNvaGhO5T


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