Katie Thomson, who volunteers at one of our evening drop-in sessions, highlights the importance of human connection and the difference a simple smile can make to whether or not a person feels 'seen'.
In our latest blog, CEO Charles Maasz highlights the importance of genuine human connection and the gratitude we have for people in our lives. He emphasises the significance of deep and authentic communities, and draws a parallel between the deprivation of such communities and the trauma of being an orphan. He presents the early Church as an example of a revolutionary community that provided nourishment and support, emphasizing the need for the church to serve as a sanctuary for those who feel disconnected in today's individualised culture.
Glasgow City Mission Chaplain Marion Carson shares with us a piece she recently wrote for Stedfast, the magazine of the United Free Church of Scotland.
Chief Executive Charles Maasz provides an interesting insight into a well known piece of scripture where Jesus leads by example in breaking the socially hierarchical barriers that often prevent us from loving one another.
Clare highlights how difficult settling down and accessing important services can be for those pursuing a new life in the country, but draws from an important verse in the Bible which reminds us to have compassion and show love regardless of an individuals' situation.
He arrived in Glasgow via London on the overnight bus. Over a hot cup of coffee in our city centre drop-in, and with the aid of a volunteer who could speak his language, he was [...]