Well I’ll be blessed!
Sometimes headlines catch the eye for their sheer incongruity. I mean, what are the qualities usually associated with the Church of Scotland (anecdotally, at least)? Thrift and ascetism perhaps - the antonyms for luxury and lavish living. Then today, there it was:
Scots Hotel: Why the Church of Scotland has a Galilee getaway
On the waterfront at Tiberias no less, where the Sermon on the Mount was preached, stands a multi-starred hotel, created from the buildings previously used as a hospital by a mission (est. 1880), then a hospice, later a guest house.
It’s a nice story: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20126585