5 Great Quotes: George MacLeod

George MacLeod (1895-1991) was a 20th century Scottish pastor, and restorer/founder of the Iona Community in Scotland. He fought in World War I, and was converted to Christ after the War. MacLeod is best known for his radical ministry to the working poor as a leader in the Church of Scotland.

“The cross must be raised again at the center of the marketplace as well as on the steeple of the church.”

“Follow the light you have, and pray for more light.”

“I visited a man who said he was bitter about the Church, not because it was preaching falsehoods, but because it was speaking the truth and did not mean what it said.”

“I am claiming that Jesus was not crucified in a cathedral between two candles, but on a cross between two thieves.”

“Painstaking service to humankind’s most material needs is the essence of Christian spirituality.”

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Published by Jared Stacy

Jared is an American Pastor, writer, and PhD Candidate in Practical Theology at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland.

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