Author Archives: Jon Gleason

About Jon Gleason

Pastor of Free Baptist Church of Glenrothes

Obeying God, Obeying Man — Some Key Scriptures

Churches around the world are being faced with government authorities which are handing down restrictions, often with little explanation or defence of their rules.  Some of these rules impinge on freedom of worship or how we worship.  Many churches are … Continue reading

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Why I’m Wearing a Mask Tomorrow

The last two Sundays, I’ve worn a face shield, but tomorrow I’ll be wearing a mask.  I don’t want to waste our time discussing it tomorrow, so I’m putting it out there tonight. Not These Reasons It’s none of these … Continue reading

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Free Baptist Church Reopening

It is our intent, Lord willing, to return to a “regular” Sunday service at the church hall tomorrow.  This post gives some preliminary information about this reopening, for those attending. Coronavirus is Serious I want to emphasise that we are … Continue reading

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Christians and the Coronavirus Conspiracies

It has been intriguing to me, and also somewhat disappointing, to see how many Christians have reacted to the current situation with Covid-19.  It brings to mind this passage in Isaiah.

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Coronavirus Lockdown — No Longer About Safety (part two)

II Samuel 23:3 The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spake to me, He that ruleth over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God. It is just for the Scottish Government to protect the safety … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Lockdown — No Longer About Safety

II Samuel 23:3 The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spake to me, He that ruleth over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God. It is the proper remit of government to provide for the … Continue reading

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Lockdown and Churches in Scotland

The Bible makes it clear that Christians are to be law-abiding citizens.  But as Christians, we are supposed to obey the Bible as well. We also believe that there are realms where the civic authority is appropriately using its power, … Continue reading

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