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JOHN DEMPSTER: Where was God when I was quivering with fear as a teenager?

07 August 2022
JOHN DEMPSTER: Where was God when I was quivering with fear as a teenager?

JOHN DEMPSTER: Where was God when I was quivering with fear as a teenager?

07 August 2022

Was I indoctrinated? Yes.


JOHN DEMPSTER: Clachworks vision shines light on the common good

17 July 2022
JOHN DEMPSTER: Clachworks vision shines light on the common good

JOHN DEMPSTER: Clachworks vision shines light on the common good

17 July 2022

I recently attended a gala held by Clachworks at Merkinch. This community project plans to open a tool library later in the year.


JOHN DEMPSTER: Christian Viewpoint – Something changed for the 'reluctant convert'

10 July 2022
JOHN DEMPSTER: Christian Viewpoint – Something changed for the 'reluctant convert'

JOHN DEMPSTER: Christian Viewpoint – Something changed for the 'reluctant convert'

10 July 2022

The Most Reluctant Convert, tells the story of the journey from atheism to Christian faith taken by one of the foremost Christian communicators.


JOHN DEMPSTER: Exploring the relationship between faith and health

03 July 2022
JOHN DEMPSTER: Exploring the relationship between faith and health

JOHN DEMPSTER: Exploring the relationship between faith and health

03 July 2022

Our columnist discusses his new book 'Choosing Joy'.


JOHN DEMPSTER: Artist finds a key to solving our troubles

26 June 2022
JOHN DEMPSTER: Artist finds a key to solving our troubles

JOHN DEMPSTER: Artist finds a key to solving our troubles

26 June 2022

Open the Eyes of My Heart is the title of a stunning exhibition of work by local artist Ian Whyte which is on display at Inverness Creative Academy.


JOHN DEMPSTER: Bible does not oppose gay sex in committed relationship

19 June 2022
JOHN DEMPSTER: Bible does not oppose gay sex in committed relationship

JOHN DEMPSTER: Bible does not oppose gay sex in committed relationship

19 June 2022

Areas of disagreement in theology polarise views but a broad church should find space to welcome all.


JOHN DEMPSTER: Jubilee gives us an inkling of a deep longing within us all for someone to unite us

05 June 2022
JOHN DEMPSTER: Jubilee gives us an inkling of a deep longing within us all for someone to unite us

JOHN DEMPSTER: Jubilee gives us an inkling of a deep longing within us all for someone to unite us

05 June 2022

John Dempster reflects on the original meaning of a Jubilee year.


JOHN DEMPSTER: Breakthrough for the woman who was 'desperately lonely and yearning for connection'

29 May 2022
JOHN DEMPSTER: Breakthrough for the woman who was 'desperately lonely and yearning for connection'

JOHN DEMPSTER: Breakthrough for the woman who was 'desperately lonely and yearning for connection'

29 May 2022

Sometimes you hear people saying they’re 'spiritual but not religious'


JOHN DEMPSTER: Feet-wash shock brought moment of perfect clarity

28 May 2022
JOHN DEMPSTER: Feet-wash shock brought moment of perfect clarity

JOHN DEMPSTER: Feet-wash shock brought moment of perfect clarity

28 May 2022

Feeling God was far from her, Joy almost skipped the Maundy Thursday service.


JOHN DEMPSTER: Milestone birthday sparks reflections on what – if anything – comes next

22 May 2022
JOHN DEMPSTER: Milestone birthday sparks reflections on what – if anything – comes next

JOHN DEMPSTER: Milestone birthday sparks reflections on what – if anything – comes next

22 May 2022

Just before 6.50am every morning, as a young teenager, I’d wake and tune the radio by my bedside to the BBC Home Service.


JOHN DEMPSTER: Woolworths' shopping flashback sparks thoughts of consumerism and God

01 May 2022
JOHN DEMPSTER: Woolworths' shopping flashback sparks thoughts of consumerism and God

JOHN DEMPSTER: Woolworths' shopping flashback sparks thoughts of consumerism and God

01 May 2022

This weeks Christian Viewpoint article discusses shopping and religion.


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