My Top Ten Books of 2019

I’ve been watching with interest various people and organisations post their ‘book of the year’ lists, and have held off doing my own largely because I was finishing up a few books that I wondered if they MIGHT sneak into … Continued

Unburying the Lede: Dominion

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 I, … Continued

Book Review: Including the Stranger

David Firth was one of my favourite lecturers whilst I was doing my Masters at St John’s in Nottingham, and it has been a priviliege working on some of his books whilst I’ve been working for his publisher, IVP. His … Continued

Book Review: Prayer, A Guide for the Perplexed

I begin this review with some words from the end of the book: “Prayer is revolutionary. As Christians stand before God in prayer, they stand for the flourishing of common life.” This rather beautiful phrase captures a lot of the … Continued

An Interview with Alexander Venter

You might have seen my review of Alexander Venter’s new book, Doing Spirituality. As it is quite a long, meaty and beautiful book, I asked Alexander a few questions to help explain and explore what he’s written. I hope it … Continued

Book Review: Doing Spirituality

To those within Vineyard and New Wine Christian circles, Alexander Venter will be a familiar name. Venter is a South African pastor and church planter, currently engaged in itinerant teaching ministry, having planted and pastored churches. He is one of … Continued

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