Book Review: Convergence

As someone who understands their Christianity as being both charismatic and Reformed, Calvinist and Vineyard, I often find myself being asked to explain just how I hold those two tensions together. My background and upbringing was in a Reformed Baptist … Continued

Book Review: Why We Belong

This review originally appeared in the Churchman Journal, and was published in 2014. With a Reformed Baptist background, an Anglican wife and postgraduate education, and a Vineyard present, I approached this multi-perspective volume with interest. The editors have done thoughtful Christians a … Continued

Book Review: Atonement and the New Perspective

It was a joy to be given a copy of this book by the author – a fellow Vineyard scholar/theologian, with whom I’ve shared genuine friendship, robust disagreement, and serious dialogue. Atonement and the New Perspective: The God of Israel, Covenant, … Continued

Unburying the Lede: Jesus

  I recently posted a review of a book that I couldn’t recommend, and have found the responses to that review on social media and in private correspondence very interesting. A trusted friend, with vastly more wisdom and learning than … Continued

Book Review: Live Like Jesus

I write this review as someone committed both personally and theologically to the Vineyard movement, and the health of Vineyard theology, as well as the wider pursuit of Jesus. This book, Live Like Jesus, is a difficult book to review, and … Continued

Book Review: Invest your disappointments

This book is a strong contender for my book of the year. Paul Mallard is a popular preacher and writer, based in the UK, who writes beautifully and biblically on a range of Christian living topics. This book deals with … Continued

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