04 Nov

A final farewell to the Murphys

Ross Murphy

Sunday 3 November marked the end Ross Murphy’s time as Pastor of Airdrie Baptist Church.

Ross has served us faithfully as for the past 12 years, through both good times and bad.

He joined Airdrie Baptist in January 2008, accompanied by his wife, Deborah. During their time with, two more Murphys have arrived: Katie in 2008 and Grace in 2014.

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25 Jan

Lessons in the Kingdom from Ezra 7:1-10 (Part 1 of 2)

Taken from the intimation sheet: 25 January 2015

Ezra 7:1 After these things, during the reign of Artaxerxes king of Persia, Ezra son of Seraiah, the son of Azariah, the son of Hilkiah, 2 the son of Shallum, the son of Zadok, the son of Ahitub, 3 the son of Amariah, the son of Azariah, the son of Meraioth, 4 the son of Zerahiah, the son of Uzzi, the son of Bukki, 5 the son of Abishua, the son of Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the chief priest- 6 this Ezra came up from Babylon.

Those of us who have accepted Wade’s challenge to read through the Bible in a year will soon come across genealogies like the one in Ezra 7:1-5. The temptation when we face long lists of tough-to-read names, is to skip or to skim them. Read More