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Called to be bridge builders

The Very Rev Albert Bogle explains why social media can play a key role in the mission of the Church.

THE Rev Dr Doug Gay, Principal of Trinity College, Glasgow, in his Chalmers Lectures of 2017 (see page 39) suggested that the role of congregations in church polity must be revised for a changing culture.

Quoting a line from G D Henderson’s book Presbyterianism, he said: “It may be that Presbyterianism asked too much, (of the congregation), and gave too little.” Gay confessed that he found himself somewhat haunted by Henderson’s remarks.

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Inside this month’s issue we have an unexpected Easter Feast, Jolyon Mitchell considers the impact and influence of art in telling the story of Emmaus and opening eyes. Tim Porter highlights the work of the Halo Trust, a charity involved in a key project to improve access to the site of Jesus' baptism.