Johnston McKay

Johnston McKay is a writer, broadcaster, theologian, lecturer and Church of Scotland minister. For nearly ten years, he presented the popular weekly programme Personal Touch on Radio Scotland. In 2007 he was awarded a PhD by the University of Edinburgh for his thesis on 'The Kingdom of God and the Presbyterian Churches' Social Theology and Action c1830-c1914. He has since been made a Visiting Fellow at New College in the University of Edinburgh and been appointed Chalmers Lecturer 2010-2112 in the Universities of Edinburgh and St Andrews. He has written extensively on Scottish theological history and is author of Glimpses of Hope, God beyond Ground Zero Clerk (St Andrew Press) A Touch Personal and This Small Pool (St Mungo Press). He is an engaging public speaker and was Senior Producer for Religious Broadcasting at BBC Scotland from 1987-98. He is currently Clerk at the Presbytery of Ardrossan.