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Meet the team

Meet the team

The Evangelical Alliance has a dedicated team of staff, board and council members who work in Belfast, Glasgow, Cardiff and London, serving the church locally and nationally in order to help Christians and churches make Jesus known in society.


Living the prayer

Prayer/Living the prayer

In the famous Morecambe and Wise sketch with Andre Previn, Morecambe utters the brilliant line, “I’m playing all the right notes but not necessarily in the right order.” So it is with those Isaiah challenges: they are doing a lot of the right things but not necessarily with the right motive.…

7 August 2020
Fred Drummond

Inside out

Prayer/Inside out

I identify with Richard Foster in his book Prayer, when he wrote: “We believe prayer is something we should do, even something we want to do; but it seems as if a chasm stands between us and actually praying.” So, here I share practices that I have found helpful as I have grown in intimacy with…

27 December 2018
Fred Drummond

Values or praxis?

Mission/Values or praxis?

Everything on the list sounded great, and some were extremely important to us as a faith community. However, we soon realised that many of us could not remember why certain programmes and activities had started. This didn’t mean they were bad things, just that we had been doing them for so long…

23 July 2020
Fred Drummond

Prayer for evangelism

Prayer/Prayer for evangelism

Fred Drummond, director of Evangelical Alliance Scotland, has written this prayer for you or your church to use, as we celebrate all that God has done over the past year and anticipate all that’s to come this year. Lord, we look back to last year.Thank you for every sign of your grace.For every…

12 November 2019
Fred Drummond

Creating an evangelistic culture

Creating an evangelistic culture

If we are to see our nations changed by local congregations, we must all grow in confidence in sharing our stories of what Jesus has done for us. We must create a culture of confidence in the gospel. We must be disciples who make disciples. And I believe that prayer has a key role in developing…

30 May 2017
Fred Drummond

Taking good care of yourself

Discipleship/Taking good care of yourself

Many of us are exhausted. We have faced challenges that we never expected to face, and without warning or preparation, we were thrown into a blizzard of change. It has been draining. Leaders across the country are starting to feel the strain. There are times when the calling of leadership can leave…

15 July 2020
Fred Drummond

Living in liminal leadership

Unity/Living in liminal leadership

We are living through a very interesting time. Many of the things we previously took for granted as ‘normal’ have been swept away. This pandemic, and the future beyond it, has thrust us into uncharted territory. Huge changes can lead us into periods of doubt and inertia, or we can choose to view…

13 July 2020
Fred Drummond

The transformative power of imagination

Unity/The transformative power of imagination

The Oxford Dictionary defines imagination as “mental faculty for forming images or concepts of external objects not present to the senses,” and “the ability of the mind to be creative and resourceful.” Imagination involves taking time to be creative, to develop unknown worlds. It is forming in our…

9 July 2020
Fred Drummond

Go - a reflection on the great commission

Go - a reflection on the great commission

All the words of Jesus are important. He said nothing by chance, and in the power of the Holy Spirit the words of Jesus are transformative. Perhaps some of the most well-known of Jesus’ words take place as the resurrected Lord meets the disciples on a mountain he had told them to go to. They are…

19 October 2016
Fred Drummond

The kingdom of the Father’s love

Theology/The kingdom of the Father’s love

Perhaps the most basic but clearest description of what the kingdom means comes from pastor and author John Piper on his website Desiring God:

26 April 2018
Fred Drummond

Prayers during August 2020

Prayers during August 2020

“Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for His compassions never fail, they are new every morning great is your faithfulness” - Lamentations 3:22-23 Most of us find change a challenge, yet it happens to all of us all the time. At the moment we are very conscious of the changes…


One Big Idea: Developing a theology and practice of lament

One Big Idea: Developing a theology and practice of lament

Why do I think that?I think we will be faced with lots of people of faith who are carrying wounds, doubts, pains, and sorrows that they have never experienced before. People who have not been able to say goodbye to people they loved, others who've not managed to get to a funeral, some who are…


Q&A with Jason Leitch

Q&A with Jason Leitch

We asked Jason Leitch, National Clinical Director for the Scottish Government your questions around the new updated guidance for Phase 3


Scotland

Scotland

We're passionate about helping Christians and churches share the love of Jesus across Scotland and speak up for Him in our society. We like networks. Being part of strong, active groups of Christians is important to us as we believe that as a church, we're better together. Over the years, we've…


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