Hello from Scotland

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  1. Trailofblood

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    Just joined the forum and looking forward to some interesting discussions.

    I am a pastor of a Baptist Church in Scotland and I also am keenly interested in Baptist History. I have even set up my own site about baptist history.
     
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    Let me be the first to welcome you from North Carolina!
     
  3. Trailofblood

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    why thank you kind sir, :thumbsup: the tarheel state has always been a favorite of mine :wavey:
     
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    Are you from Scotland or are you a missionary from the States?

    Will trust we will have some great arguments, oops I mean discussion :tongue3: :saint:
     
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    Welcome to the Baptist Board, Pastor. I was born again May 18, 1963 and have been a Baptist ever since. That is because it was a Baptist who cared enough about my soul to ask "Are you saved?" I had no idea what that meant and laughed, but eventually after hearing the gospel and getting into God's word, I realized that I was lost and doomed for hell.
     
  6. Trailofblood

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    I am Scottish and I look forward to the er discussions :wavey:
     
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    Amen to that, I was saved through a baptist missionary who came over to Scotland and told me the gospel. At first I laughed but then the Holy Spirit showed me my true condition before God and my need of Christ. :godisgood:
     
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    Welcome aboard -- from someone whose ancestors are Scottish!! :thumbsup:
     
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    My mother's ancestors were from Scotland, more specifically Ayrshire. They came over in the late 1600s.

    My golfing buddies and I spend a week in your country in 2003, playing the Old Course, Royal Troon, Carnoustie, King's Barns, Prestwick, among others. It was a glorious time, walking the ground where my family had lived.

    At St. Andrews, one morning I woke up to sunny skies and white, puffy clouds, the first time I'd seen the sun in five days. The lady in the golf shop said, "It's about the first time this year."

    Temperatures ran 65-70 daytime in late July. The lady in the golf shop related that in 2,000, when Tiger Woods won the Open, they had a heat wave. "It was awful," she said. "We sweated and sweltered, and were just plain miserable. It got up to 80 degrees every day."

    I laughed, thinking about the 90s daily in Western Kentucky in July.

    It was a wonderful week in Scotland for me and I'll never forget it.
     
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    Hallo and welcome from KY! I hope you enjoy it here.

    My surname is derived from three Scottish brothers who immigrated into Eastern KY through the Cumberland Gap in 1803.

    My mother's ancesters were Irish, I hope you don't hold that against me. :)
     
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    Scot and Irish ! didn you know you are in violation of Bap Board Rule # 666 !:smilewinkgrin:
     
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    :tear: ....there is a long history of whiskey making on both sides of my family....... :smilewinkgrin:
     
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    Then I am going to send Deputy Barney Fife after you - ...
     
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    ........he's my fifth cousin you know..........
     
  15. Trailofblood

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    If you have Scottish ancestors then you are truly blessed. As regards the irish though I assure tell you that God's mercy and forgiveness can cover all sins :rolleyes:
     
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    Another welcome from NC :D
     
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    Welcome from Mississippi. My mother grew up in the southern part of Scotland.
     
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    Uh-oh....I am in deep trouble then....being Scot and Irish myself!

    I have always wanted to visit Scotland....but someone told me the mosquitoes are like B-52 bombers, so I worry.
     
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    Welcome to the board.
     

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