The youngest-ever minister in the Church of Scotland hopes he can inspire others to join a ministry facing a lack of young recruits partly blamed on the gay clergy controversy.
A MINISTER'S bid to quit the Church of Scotland, taking his congregation and church with him, appears to have failed in a ballot of worshippers.
MORE than 100 people in an isles congregation that has voted to leave the Church of Scotland over the gay clergy row want to stay with the Kirk, according to a new ballot.
A TEST land-grab case sparked by the Church of Scotland's debate over openly gay clergy is being played out in a village congregation of fewer than 300 worshippers.
SCOTLAND'S first openly gay minister has warned that the Church Of Scotland's public struggle with homosexuality has been overtaken by civic society after MSPs overwhelmingly passed stage one of the Bill to allow same-sex marriage .