Martin Johnstone is Secretary of the Priority Areas committee of the Church of Scotland, working with the poorest parishes in Scotland. This was his sermon at a summer evening service at the Old High on 11 August 2013
Texts- Micah 6:6 – 8 and Acts 2:43 – 47.
If you were to have a look on the website of the Poverty Truth Commission you would find the story of Isha, a remarkable young Muslim girl who lives in Govanhill, Scotland’s most diverse community and also one of the most fragile. Isha talks about the struggle of growing up in poverty and of how things will change when she is Prime Minister. Continue reading