John Bell & Wild Goose Resource Group
From a black Jesus to a great lake of beer; the Highland clearances to Protestant iconoclasm; the pandemic to paedophilia … just a sample of the wide-ranging issues covered in this collection of short broadcast pieces and longer festival seminars. And through them all – faith, hope, life and love.
The life story (so far) of Alex Clare-Young, the first out transgender minister in the United Reformed Church. Includes resources and activities to encourage individuals and groups to explore the subject of gender identity.
In 2004, the Iona Community became concerned that many of those who could bear witness to its early days were by then in their 70s or 80s. As a result, they commissioned an oral history project, so that their testimonies would not be lost. This book is based on the recordings of their stories.
A true and shocking story of a juvenile locked up in an adult prison that raises many public issues concerning penal affairs, after-care, rehabilitation and delinquency.
Advent & Christmas
Explores how people of faith and goodwill might mark the midwinter season and the Christmas festival with integrity and simplicity. How can we include others and celebrate difference without putting us all under intolerable strain, or perpetuating false and oppressive myths of the ideal family life? Reflections on the origins, diverse meanings and customs associated with Christmas, personal stories, and liturgical and ritual resources that can be adapted and used in the home, in group gatherings and in church settings.