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: Paul Behaving Badly

“The Apostle Paul was kind of a jerk” This is the provocative premise of what might be my new favourite book on Paul, by E. Randolph Richards and Brandon J. O’Brien, two New Testament scholars who have previously co-written Misreading Scripture … Continued

Book Review: A Readers Guide to Calvin’s Institutes

This book review is of a book that should aid you in reading one of the books that (other than the Bible) has had more of an influence on Western Protestant theology, and definitely evangelical theology, than any other. That … Continued

DTLC: Sexuality Part 2

You might have seen my post earlier this year about ‘Doing Theology in the Local Church‘, and the three rough scripts of talky-bits that I delivered as a result. One of the big questions that came out from our first term … 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

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

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