Moderator joins with faith leaders to condemn attack

Moderator joins with faith leaders to condemn attack

Rt. Rev. Dr Russell Barr joined with representatives of ecumenical and interfaith groups and with Muslim faith leaders to condemn the deadly attack at Westminster Palace on Wednesday 22 March and to call for peace and healing. They issued the following statement:

As representatives and leaders of our various faith communities, we are united in our condemnation of Wednesday’s terrorist attack in London.

Love of God and love of neighbour are the guiding principles of our faith traditions and we deplore all acts of violence.

Trusting in God’s healing presence and power, our thoughts and prayers are with everyone who has been bereaved, injured or left traumatised by this terrible incident

We urge everyone of whatever faith tradition or none to live peaceably with their neighbours and to actively uphold the values of compassion, love and respect.

Right Rev Dr Russell Barr, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland
Dr Naji Arfaj, Executive Director, Edinburgh Central Mosque
Hassan Rabbani, Annandale Mosque, Leith, Edinburgh
Imam Sayed Razawi, Director General, Scottish Ahlul Bayt Society, Edinburgh
Rev Matthew Ross, General Secretary of Action of Churches Together in Scotland, Stirling
Iain Stewart, General Secretary, Edinburgh Interfaith Association, Edinburgh
Maureen Sier, Secretary, Interfaith Scotland, Glasgow

Will McFarlane exclusive on The Gospel Blues Train

Will McFarlane exclusive on The Gospel Blues Train

This Friday, 10 March from 8.00pm, The Gospel Blues Train presented and produced by Blues musician Lins Honeyman, features an exclusive acoustic performance of the gospel Blues standard ‘Lay My Burden Down’ by former Bonnie Raitt guitarist Will McFarlane. 

Born in California, Will has appeared on recordings by the likes of Etta James, Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland and Little Milton as part of the famed Muscle Shoals rhythm section, and he kindly agreed to record an exclusive track for the show.  Be sure to tune in to 100.8 Revival FM!

The Gospel Blues Train with Lins Honeyman, Friday 10 March 8.00-9.00pm; repeated Saturday 11 March at 7.00-8.00pm and Tuesday 14 March at 10.00-11.00pm plus Catch Up anytime for up to 7 days.

Dave’s mid-morning guests

Dave’s mid-morning guests

On weekdays after Revival Breakfast with Dave Mitchell until 10.00am, Dave continues with a mid-morning hour of  inspirational music and regular guests from 10.00 until 11.00am weekdays.

If you missed any of the guests, chat and comment, then you can listen through the Revival Catch Up anytime feature page here.

This feature is available for up to 7 days after original broadcast on 100.8 Revival FM.

Catch Up anytime here or click on icon at the top of the page next to Listen Live.

Lins Honeyman talks to Blues legend Paul Jones

Lins Honeyman talks to Blues legend Paul Jones

This coming Friday, 17 February on 100.8 Revival FM from 8.00pm, The Gospel Blues Train with Lins Honeyman features an exclusive interview with Paul Jones – harmonica maestro, singer with Manfred Mann and The Blues Band, BBC Radio 2 presenter, actor and much more. 

Lins interviewed Paul Jones before a church testimony evening appearance with his wife Fiona Hendley last Octobe.

Paul talks about his love for gospel blues, how he formed a short-lived supergroup with Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce and Steve Winwood in the 60s as well as his recent solo releases ‘Starting All Over Again’ and ‘Suddenly I Like It’

The Gospel Blues Train with Lins Honeyman, Friday 17 February 8.00-9.00pm and repeated Saturday 18 February at 7.00-8.00pm and Catch Up anytime here for up to 7 days after original transmission on 100.8 Revival FM.