Top Reads: April 2018

After March’s Top Ten, here are ten things I’ve read in April 2018 that I think deserve a wider audience, or just a re-read. The Final Call of John Perkins. He’s 87. He’s starting his 8th career. And it is … Continued

Reflections on SST 2018

One of my favourite things to do, much to the confusion of many, is to go along to theological conferences. Taking part in conversations, asking questions, meeting amazingly thoughtful people, and often exploring a new city or venue, is all … Continued

Some thoughts on Spiritual Abuse

Ever since Jayne Ozanne (Anglican LGBT* activist and editor of Journeys in Grace and Truth) gave a paper to the Royal College of Psychiatrists last year, the topic of ‘spiritual abuse’ (henceforth ‘SA’) has started to emerge on the scene. Ozanne’s … Continued

Book Review: The Zombie Gospel

  I’ve just finished reading a short book that I didn’t quite expect to enjoy, but that I will now be recommending and commending widely. The Walking Dead (Henceforth TWD) is a cultural phenomenon – massively watched, talked about and discussed, … Continued

Book Review: Lovin’ on Jesus

Ever since I heard about this book, I’ve wanted to read it. I was fortunate to pick up a copy at AAR/SBL, and I finished reading it in mid January. Lovin’ on Jesus: A Concise History of Contemporary Worship is a … Continued