Some Theological Thoughts from 2018

From time to time I’m fortunate to be in spaces and places that I find simultaneously very enjoyably and utterly terrifying. Other times, I find myself at academic theological conferences, of various kinds, presenting papers. I’m keen to keep my … Continued

Book Review: So Great a Salvation

This book piqued my interest as it concerns one thing that I am fascinated by – soteriology, ie what it means when we talk about being saved – and a concept I am increasingly engaging with, namely theological reflection from … Continued

Book Review: Race and Place

In the run up to, and after, the 2018 Society of Vineyard Scholars Conference, I’ve been reflecting a little on what it means for Christians to think theologically and seriously about ‘place’. This book, Race and Place: How Urban Geography Shapes … Continued

DTLC: A Kingdom Theology of Suffering

As I alluded to in a recent blog post, my wife Amy and I recently hosted three ‘theology-themed’ evening services at our local Church, South West London Vineyard. This is the edited text of the talk we prepared together, and … Continued

DTLC: What is Theology for?

As I alluded to in a recent blog post, my wife Amy and I recently hosted three ‘theology-themed’ evening services at our local Church, South West London Vineyard. This is the edited text of the talk we prepared together, and … Continued

Book Review: MORE

In the busy, madcap year that (for me, at least) was 2012, this was one of my favourite books. I’d read things about the Christian life, and the Holy Spirit, before. I’d also read books by Simon Ponsonby before, but … Continued

Book review: The Healing Tradition of the New Testament

A modified version of this review may appear in the journal Churchman. This review is based on a copy provided by the publisher for that purpose.   In many ways this is a unique book. Posthumously published, broadly cessationist but not unconcerned … Continued