Colin is married to Clare and they have two boys, Sam and Matthew.

He came to Scotland from Northern Ireland in 1990 and works as an engineer in the oil industry in Aberdeen.

Colin has been following Jesus since he was 11 years old. He has served in church leadership roles since 2001 and currently has elder accountability for the finances at Hillview.

When he’s not working or at Hillview Colin enjoys reading, drinking good coffee, cheering on Ulster and Ireland rugby teams, and cycling.

What is the first that comes to mind when you think about God?

His complete and utter goodness – He’s totally awesome – merciful and just.

Favourite Bible character?

Balaam’s donkey – if God can speak through a donkey there’s hope for me yet!

If you were an animal what would you be?

A donkey – see earlier

What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten?

A buttery