Training is at the heart of everything we want to do at Cairn. We want to see disciples who make disciples, leaders who make leaders and communities that transform communities. We don’t want to hold on tightly to what we have but want to share with others the lessons we have learnt through blogs, literature, teachings and more.

Information, Imitation, Innovation

Rich Robinson talks about how to lead others based on how Jesus led his disciples, engaging a few to benefit the many.

Discipleship and the circle

Kay Cathcart teaches us how to posture ourselves in times of change to become lifelong learners.


Alan McWilliam speaks about how we can see missional and incarnational expressions of God’s Kingdom in the next 20 years.


part 3 – my response

part 3 – my response

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

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

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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