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ENCOUNTER GOD: a women's conference
A retreat/conference in the MacDonald Resort in Aviemore aimed at encouraging women of all ages and drawing from the word of God in the book of Esther. (Author: Avanti Ministries)

Identity and Destiny Conference
Sandra Sellmer-Kersten is returning to the Highlands teaching on transformation, sanctification and healing hearts leading into the fullness of our identity and destiny in Christ (Author: Lorna McDougall)

False Intimacy Conference
Following a similar event in 2011, CARE Scotland are again hosting an equipping conference for church leaders on how to provide pastoral care for those struggling with internet pornography. (Author: CARE Scotland / Living Waters)

Persecution of and challenges for Christians
Dr. Patrick Sookhdeo of Barnabas Fund is speaking at a number of venues across the Highlands and Islands regarding the persecution of Christians around the world and the challenges facing believers today. (Author: Christians Together)

aLive Festival 2012 Programme
A summary of events taking place in June as part of the aLive Festival week in Inverness. (Author: aLive Festival)

Christine Sakakibara's visit to the Highlands
An Australian mother, married to a Japanese husband with five children all born in Jerusalem. Christine Sakakibara is visiting Fort William and Portree speaking about miracles, terror attacks and adversities in Israel. (Author: Christians Together)

Helping Highland children: it's Reality Work
Since the early information evenings back in 2009 Reality Adventure Works has now become an established presence in the Highlands with an office and a two-person project team. Could you become involved? (Author: Christians Together)

False intimacy: responding to pornography
CARE is hosting a day conference to equip church leaders and others involved in pastoral care to respond effectively to the needs of people with a dependence on internet pornography. (Author: CARE Scotland)

Flame in the North Conference
Following on from a series of similar events elsewhere in Scotland a 3-day conference aimed at encouraging and envisioning God's people is being hosted in Alness Baptist Church. (Author: Cedar Court Ministries)

CMJ 'Receive the Truth' Mini Conference
CMJ – a Christian outreach to the Jewish people – is hosting a Mini Conference at Ellel Scotland's Blairmore House focussing on Jewish relations and Christian Spirituality (Author: Jane Moxon)

People's Bible in the Highlands and Islands
The People's Bible project is coming to the Highlands and Islands and offers a chance to all to contribute to a nationwide initiative as part of the 400th Anniversary of the King James Bible. (Author: Christians Together)

Israel Prayer Week
A week of intercession, biblical teaching and real-life insights with Messianic leaders from Jerusalem giving news of current events in Israel and the strategic relevance regarding world affairs and Biblical prophecy. (Author: Christians Together)

Transform Argyll: a day to pray, fast and worship
As a lead-in to the the forthcoming Impact World Tour, IWT Oban are hosting a 'Transform Argyll' community gathering to inspire believers to come together in a life of prayer, praise, teaching and fasting. Speaker: Tommy Macneil, Stornoway. (Author: Transform Argyll)

aLive Festival Open Night
An evening to find out more about the excting aLive Festival taking place in Inverness this summer. Come along to Hilton Lighthouse and take your friends. (Author: Thistle Channel/Christians Together)

Transformed for Greatness; a day conference
Sandra Sellmer from Elijah House Prayer Ministry is scheduled to speak at a day conference. She has a passion to see people healed and set free into their destiny and purpose in Christ. (Author: Lorna McDougall)

Alive Festival: 9 - 18 June 2011
A full week of ministry organised by aLive Ministry covering four main areas of Teaching, Equipping, Outreach and Celebration with artists and speakers drawn from a range of ministries. (Author: Alive Ministry / Christians Together)

Reality: churches supporting autistic young people
Reality Adventure Works are holding an evening with food, music, interviews and video for those individuals and churches who might wish to support autistic young people. (Author: Christians Together)

Children in the Church Community Conference
Following on from the 'Children in the Church' conference in 2009 there is now a further opportunity to engage with the issues around children's involvement in the church community. (Author: ACTS / Scripture Union)

400 years on: a fresh call to the Word of God
400 years after the KJV was published a wide range of Christian organisations are seeking to 're-ignite and re-enthuse' a passion for the Bible as God's Word. (Author: Alasdair Moodie)

Bible Sunday 2010
The Scottish Bible Society has nominated 24 October 2010 as a day to 'celebrate the Bible's liberating message with a 'FREE to go' theme and focus. (Author: Scottish Bible Society)

On overview of the Highland situation
In this month's Pray for Scotland newsletter, Highland representative Ernie Gibson gives an overview of the area and the situation across the churches. (Author: Ernie Gibson/Pray for Scotland)

Scottish Northern Convention 2010
The Scottish Northern Convention is scheduled to run from Sunday 26 to Thursday 30 September. The main convention speakers this year are Alistair Begg and Charles Price. (Author: Christians Together)

Women for Mission Away Day
An 'Away Day' for women entitled 'Living for God's Glory' is scheduled for September in teh Aviemore Highland Resort. A special accomodation offer is available until the end of June - so book now! (Author: Women for Mission)

Living as Sons and Daughters
A weekend conference in Kyle of Lochalsh designed to encourage a deeper relationship as a son or daughter of the Father who loves His children. (Author: David Johnson)

Men's Conference
A free conference in Inverness offers an opportunity for Christian men to come together and get to grips with the issues of being a man today's church and world. (Author: Chris Dowling)

CY/SOUL: Highland Launch events
CE is hosting a Highland launch of new material as part of the enhanced evangelistic course for young people: events in Inverness and Fort William. (Author: Christianity Explored)

Volunteers urgently needed for work with young people
A Christian charity is urgently looking for volunteers (young and older) to work with children across the Highlands who have social, emotional or communication problems. (Author: Reality Adventure Works)

HTC - May teaching events
The HTC are holding a series of teaching events in the Highlands, Islands and Grampian with Rev. Dr. Noel Due and Rev. Hector Morrison (Author: Highland Theological College)

Rev. Alex Muir: 1940 - 15 March 2010
Rev. Alex Muir was very well known for a wide variety of reasons, across Scotland and beyond. A preacher, teacher, revivalist, historian, musician, song-writer. (Author: John Muir/Christians Together)

Highland Christian bookshop relaunched
The new Living Oasis bookshop was formally opened on Saturday by Rev. Prof. Andrew McGown who addressed a packed gathering before unveiling a plaque. (Author: Christians Together)

Living Oasis Vision Lunch
Living Oasis are hosting a 'Vision Lunch' for Highland leaders from local churches and Christian organisations to outline and gather responses to the way forward. (Author: Christians Together)

Christianity Explored Training Conference
Christianity Explored is a video-based outreach programme. This course will give an overview and insight into the dynamic of running the course. (Author: Christianity Explored)

Islam; its impact on the Church and society
Dr. Patrick Sookhdeo, the head of a national Christian organisation working with the persecuted church is due to speak in Inverness on Islam and its impact. (Author: Kingsview Christian Centre)

Prayer Meeting; for youth work and young people.
Following the success of the first prayer meeting HIYFC are now hosting another opportunity to pray for youth work and young people throughout the Highlands and Islands. (Author: Neil Campbell HIYFC)

Reports from Romania
Over the summer period a number of folk from the Highlands made trips to Romania in connection with pastoral and outreach activities in that country. (Author: Various)

HTC Autumn/Winter public events
The Highland Theological College which has its main base in Dingwall is hosting a series of meetings, events and lectures. All are most welcome. (Author: Highland Theological College)

Scottish Northern Convention
The Scottish Northern Convention comes around again. It is held in Castle Street Church of Scotland, Dingwall with main speakers Ted Donnelly and Jonathan Prime. (Author: Christians Together)

Gary Kah speaks on the Coming World System
Author and speaker Gary Kah speaking at a special one-day pastors, leaders and spouses' conference about governments plans to implement a 'New World Order'. (Author: People with a Mission Ministries)

Israel and the Church
A team from Israel will be giving political, spiritual and experiential insights based on the Word of God and their daily experiences of living in a physical and spiritual war zone. (Author: Ellel Ministries)

CFH(H) news and May Nicholson meetings
Catch up with news from Jim Rettie and his folk - including recent meetings held in the Highlands at which May Nicholson gave her compelling testimony. (Author: Christians Together)

Highland Theological College appoints new Principal
The Highland Theological College has appointed Hector Morrison to the position of Principal. Hector has been the acting principal since the beginning of the year. (Author: The Editor)

Healing for the Fearful Heart
A Free Teaching Day which seeks to provide understanding of how God's healing love can bring freedom from life-crippling fear. (Author: Ellel Scotland)

Keswick in Buckie 2009
The annual Keswick in Buckie is a firm favourite as a holiday convention and exhibition in the North of Scotland. (Author: Christians Together)

Healing for Men - Free Teaching Day
What does it mean to be a man today? How can they father the next generation and be an effective role model for their own children while still suffering the wounding that has come from their own fathers? (Author: Ellel Scotland)

Brotherly help in action
A Brethren Assembly in Glasgow has made a free gift of their building to a congregation of the Free Church of Scotland (Continuing) (Author: Christians Together)

Blythswood Annual 2008 Shoebox appeal
Blythswood are looking for help with the work involved in their annual Shoe Box Appeal with shoe box sorting scheduled at Culduthel and Culloden churches. (Author: Danny Muschate)

John Lennox at Eden Court
Professor John Lennox is scheduled to speak at Eden Court on creation and science as part of the UHI Lecture Series which earlier included a talk from Richard Dawkins. (Author: Christians Together)

2008 Day Away for Women
A day conference for women in the MacDonald Aviemore Conference Centre with Nola Leach (CARE) and Martha MacPherson (returned from Peru) (Author: Sandra Bain)

Message from Orissa: 'God is in control'
Concerning troubles in Orissa, India, a local leader says: ""They don't understand that by doing this, the church will grow by leaps and bounds, and this will cause thousands to come to Christ." (Author: Gospel for Asia)

ACTS - Celebration and Open Evening
The Association of Christian Teachers in Scotland invite friends and interested parties to an informal look back over the past year at the work of the Association (Author: Kirsti Paterson)

Scottish Northern Convention 2008
The Convention meets at Castle Street Church of Scotland from Sat 29 Sept to Thursday 2nd October. Speakers include Liam Goligher, Martin Allen and Hugh Watt. (Author: Christians Together)

An American and Scottish perspective on Lakeland
An American and a Scottish church leader have both published articles this week on the Lakeland revival and the controversy which surrounds it. (Author: Christians Together)

Prophetic Evangelism School
Catch the Fire Ministries are running a Prophetic Evangelism School in Inverness with speakers Mark Stibbe and Nick Pengelly. (Author: Catch the Fire Ministries)

God at work in and through China's earthquake
A news report of how God has worked and is continuing to work in China during and since the recent earthquake which has opened up the people to the Gospel (Author: Heavens Family)

Keswick in Buckie 2008
The annual "Keswick in Buckie" is scheduled for the beginning of August in its usual home in North Church, Buckie (Author: Graeme Gerrard)

A Mixture in the Church
Peter Horrobin the International Director of Ellel Ministries has published a significant response to the "Lakeland Revival" in reply to the questions being asked. (Author: Peter Horrobin)

Prayer News and Diary updates for SU Regional Workers
Annette Maclean at SU Inverness sends in some links to the prayer newsletters from the SU workers in the Highlands and Islands area. (Author: Annette Maclean)

Bridge from the Head to the Heart
A course mixing inspirational teaching and creativity workshops for those who know the love of God in their head but long for it to reach the depths of their heart. (Author: Ellel Scotland)

Healing through the power of Forgiveness
Frida Gashumba miraculously survived the massacre of her family in the Rwandan genocide. Frida will be telling of her survival and how she found healing and restoration through the forgiveness of her family’s killers. (Author: Ellel Ministries Scotland)

21st Century Church
Ellel Scotland are hosting a 'school' entitled '21st Century Church' at their Blairmore House centre from 28 June - 5 July 2008. (Author: Ellel Ministries Scotland)

The Great Apostasy is setting in
Question: "What can we learn from reflecting on Jesus as a rabbi, prophet, guru and brother of the Buddha?" Who's asking? A partner of Action for Churches Together in Scotland. (Author: Watchman)

Israel Prayer Conference - STOP PRESS
There is a free day on Saturday as part of the Israel Prayer Conference at Blairmore House. Come and hear from Israeli pastors about the situation in Israel. (Author: Ellel Scotland - Blairmore House)

Pilot's passenger turned to prayer
Two fliers believe that prayer saved them as they plunged to earth when their microlight aircraft ran out of fuel and seemed destined for a fatal crash. (Author: London Evening Standard)

Becoming Catalysts for Change
A summary delegate report back from the recent Scottish Network Churches Conference 2008 on building church in the community. (Author: Tony Walters)

Lakeland Revival - truth or deception, or....
Reports are coming in of and warnings about a Toronto-style "revival" currently taking place in the city of Lakeland, Florida led by Canadian healing evangelist Todd Bentley. (Author: CT)

Richard Dawkins' Delusion about God
A critique on Richard Dawkins' answers during the Questions and Answers session at Eden Court, Inverness, 2nd April 2008. (Author: Dr Donald Boyd)

Expelled - the Movie
Expelled is a film produced and being released in the United States which seeks to expose the campaign aimed against scientists who hold to a creationist view of the universe. (Author: Christians Together)

The National Gathering
The 'Church without walls' National Gathering is being held again this year at Ingliston Show Ground in Edinburgh over 2 days in May (Author: Christians Together)

HTC latest news
The latest newsletter from the Highland Theological College, plus details about a forthcoming lecture by Professor Andrew McGowan in Eden Court. (Author: )

A powerful message
A young preacher spoke from the heart to a conference of young people. What he said was so shocking and Biblical he was never asked back. (Author: Christians Together)

Google taken to task by Christian Institute
Google has been threatened with legal proceedings by the Christian Institute which claims that the internet giant is guilty of religious discrimination. (Author: Christians Together)

Neighbourhood Bible Study Groups
In relation to neighbourhood Bible study groups, do you know of any or are you involved in one, or would you like information about any group in your area. (Author: Christians Together)

David Robertson counters Dawkins
Rev. David Robertson of the Free Church gives a response to Dawkins in his book The Dawkins letters; and you can view him speaking about this here. (Author: Christians Together)

Theological studies and modes of learning
A student with the Highland Theological College has submitted a short paper comparing modes of study in an open learning environment. (Author: HTC Student)

Scottish Christian Men's Annual Conference
The Scottish Christian Men's Ministry is hosting its sixth Annual Conference. (Author: Tom Greig)

Vision for Prospects Groups across the region
A vision to see Prospects groups across the Highland area - supporting families and individuals who have learning difficulties. (Author: )

Faith Mission - activities and needs
Donnie MacLeod outlines the recent work of the Faith Mission and alerts us to a need for accommodation for the summer camps. (Author: Donnie Macleod)

Introduction to Islam
Sign up for a course on Islam - everyone else is. The course includes a visit to a mosque - but shoes must be removed and women's heads covered. (Author: Watchman)

Attack on Christian relief aid agency
James Campbell, Blythswood's CEO responds to the newspaper columnists attack on the Blythswood Christmas Shoe Box appeal. (Author: )

The Golden Compass - atheism for kids?
There will be a new children's movie out in December called "The Golden Compass". The movie has been described as "atheism for kids" (Author: )

Prayer and Intercession
A week-long course on intercessory prayer run by Ellel Ministries Scotland at Blairmore House (near Huntly) (Author: )

Sentenced for preaching from God's Word
Ake Green is a Swedish pastor who was sentenced to prison for saying that homosexuality is wrong. His conviction was overturned on appeal. (Author: )

Re-introducing Jesus
A powerful poem of re-introduction to the real Jesus (of God, the Bible and His church). The Jesus who came, the Jesus who reigns and the Jesus who is coming back. (Author: )

Our Worst Enemy, Ourselves
But the maddening reality is that we do not understand that WE are our own worst enemies...... (Author: )

Al Qaeda Terror Won't Stop If US Pulls Out
Olivier Roy, the French political scientist says: "Today the narrative of the revolt is religious. Forty years ago it was Marxist. Today it is religious....." (Author: )

Jews Making Aliyah - Returning Home
The largest chartered flight of the summer filled with new immigrants (olim) from North America touched down Tuesday morning at Ben Gurion International Airport. (Author: Arutz Sheva)

Amazon Heartbeat
A new 8-part series starts Monday 6th August about the work of the Vine Trust bringing relief to the people of the Amazonian region. (Author: )

Answers in Genesis
Ken Ham (international speaker with Answers in Genesis) is due to speak in Stornoway and Inverness on a range of important topics relating to our contemporary culture (Author: )

Scottish Northern Convention
The annual Scottish Northern Convention is sceduled to be held in Dingwall (Castle Street Church of Scotland) with a full programme of events and speakers. (Author: )

Discovering the Treasure of Life
A week of restoration, refreshment and personal revival aimed at finding the hidden depths and reviving the joy of abundant life. (Author: )

Microchip implants
It is increasingly likely that many citizens will soon have micro-chips (RFID devices) implanted under their skin. (Author: The Editor)

Churches, employment law and sexuality
According to the Lawyers' Christian Fellowship, a recent ruling on employment law requires churches to have "clearly stated positions" on the issue of sexual morality (Author: )

Clan Gathering 2007
Collection of views on the July 2007 Clan Gathering event in St. Andrews. (Author: )

New Bible Society youth worker
A new youth development manager has been appointed by the Scottish Bible Society to encourage young people to engage with the Bible and SBS (Author: )

Report from Bogota conference
Today in excess of 60,000 people pass through the doors every week; 45,000 attending the Sunday morning services and 15,000 on a Friday evening. (Author: Steve Taylor)

Taking, making and faking human life
Andrea Minichiello Williams of Christian Concern for our Nation and the Lawyers Christian Fellowship speaking on the prospect of human/animal hybrids. (Author: )

Teenager takes school to High Court
After nearly 12 months of waiting, Lydia Playfoot will this morning (22JUNE), take her school to the High Court over her right to wear a Christian 'purity ring'. (Author: )

Sexual health crisis in young people
Health experts warn increasing consumption of alcohol and recreational drugs among teenagers and young adults is fuelling soaring rates of sexually transmitted diseases (Author: Independent Online)

CLAN Gathering 2007
The CLAN Gathering in St. Andrews has become a regular holiday/conference event in the annual Scottish Christian calendar. (Author: )

Aberdeen City Mission wins top award
Aberdeen City Mission emerged as one of only three Scottish winners of the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service - the equivalent of an MBE. (Author: )

Free Teaching Day - One nation, one King
Free Teaching Day as part of the prayer conference for Israel - One Nation, One King! with Eliyahu Ben-Haim, Chuck Cohen and Ofer Amitai (Author: )

New Bishop for Moray, Ross and Caithness
The Rev Canon Mark Strange has been elected as the new Bishop for the Diocese of Moray, Ross and Caithness. A service of consecration is planned for October (Author: )

A response to Dawkins
Dundee Free Church of Scotland minister David Robertson has published a book entitled "The Dawkins Letters" which challenges the views of arch-atheist Richard Dawkins. (Author: )

Edinburgh University and Pagan Conference
Edinburgh University has granted permission to the Pagan Society Scotland to use the campus grounds for a major pagan conference involving Druids, shamans and witches. (Author: )

NHS hospital hosts occult activities
LAST SUNDAY, 20th May, Hope Hospital in Salford, allocated a substantial area of the hospital for a 'mind, body, spirit awareness festival' which included a range of occult activities. (Author: E-mail report)

Resources for ministry into the cults/occult
Reachout Trust is a well-established ministry providing resources, help and training for those who need a fuller understanding of the cults / occult. (Author: )

Scottish Christian Resources Exhibition
This exhibition will provide an exciting blend of exhibitors, church stories, seminars, fellowship, worship and much more. (Author: )

Complaints about Gay Police advert
In a record year for complaints to the ASA, the Gay Police Association advert was the most controversial, attracting more than 500 complaints. (Author: )

Life Issues update
A number of live issues at the moment are to do with the beginning and end of life. This will update you on the developments that are taking place in these areas (Author: Andrea Minichielllo Williams)

World View comes to Scotland
The Bibleworld SBS Studios, Scottish Bible Society’s travelling multimedia educational resource has taken on a new staff member. (Author: )

Key issues update from CCFN/LCF
A "key issues" update from CCFN - includes news from campus at Edinburgh and Heriot-Watt universities; and George Hargreave's (SCP) actions on drug classification. (Author: )

3 million waiting for an invite to church
A Tear Fund church report states that one in seven adults in the UK attends a Christian church each month, with nearly 3 million more people saying they would attend church if only they were asked, (Author: )

The Ultimate Text Message
The Scottish Bible Society (SBS) is participating in a new venture to make the Bible available to mobile phone users so that it can now be carried and accessed anywhere. (Author: )

Prayer walking Scotland video
A Pray for Scotland project from Easter and Pentecost (Author: )

Press Release from Lawyers Christian Fellowship
A Press Release by the Lawyers Christian Fellowship - 21 March 2007 (following the vote in the Lords). (Author: )

Rush to introduce SOR legislation
An interview with Conservative MP Peter Bone on his views of the rush to introduce new SORs legislation. (Author: )

True Womanhood 2
An new week at Ellel Scotland for women of all ages designed to enable women to move forward into their true identity. (Author: )

Parliamentary Prayer for Scotland
The PPS team led a seminar at the recent Pray for Scotland's Storehouse Conference in the Drumossie Hotel, Inverness (Author: )

Sexual Orientation Regulations
A "must read" from Christian Concern for our Nation / Lawyers Christian Fellowship (Author: )

HTC - Job vacancy
A vacancy for an Academic Officer working with the Highand Theological College (Author: )

Highland Heritage
The Gospel in Highland 2007 (year of culture). (Author: )

Christian Fellowship of Healing (Highand)
A news update from Jim Rettie (Author: )

SCP's Highlands and Islands candidate
Murdo Murray from Lewis is to stand as the Highlands and Islands candidate for the Scottish Christian Party (Author: )

Highland-wide activities and news
A place for news relating to different areas across the Highlands (Author: )

Faith Mission activities
Have a look at the things that the folks in the Faith Mission have planned to do. And please pray for these ventures. (Author: )

Information for Christian guest house operators
The newly-introduced Sexual Orientation Regulations are already having a serious impact on Christian businesses. (Author: CT)


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