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

Book Review: The Goldilocks Zone

Standard disclaimer – this book is published by IVP, part of SPCK, for whom I work. I was a keen advocate for the book internally, and am delighted to see it in print. This is an interesting book to review … Continued

Book Review: Sin, Grace and Free Will Vol. 1

One of the nice things about my eclectic interests and ecclesially broad employment to date is that sometime books appear in print that friends have written – in the case of the book I’m reviewing today, I remember being enthused … Continued

Building a Bibliography: On Aging and Older People

Throughout my blogging career, as I’ve turned my library card and reading time to different questions, I’ve compiled bibliographies of books I’ve read or intend to read about different topics. Thus far, I’ve scribbled lists on: Sexuality and Gender Being … Continued

Book Review: Being Disciples

The topic of Discipleship is one that I’ve been passionate about throughout my whole Christian life – no wonder, in fact, as it is the paradigm that Jesus calls us to. More recently, I’ve come to appreciate the work and … Continued

Book Review: Theology of the Body

Every now and again, I’m privileged to be at conferences meetings or events that I wouldn’t expect to be. One of the best things about this random trait of my experience of life has been free books. Recently, I was enjoying … Continued

God With Us: ​The contribution of Rowan Williams for a Vineyard Sacramental theology of Worship’

I am looking forward to presenting a very tentative debut paper at the SST 2017 Conference at the University of Nottingham. My paper sits in the Sacramentality, Liturgy and Theology stream, and echoes a number of my interests at this … Continued

Just Theology? The 2017 VCUKI Theology Symposium

Echoing an old guest post on the first VCUKI Symposium, and the second one, the following is shamelessly borrowed from my friend Neal Swettenham, Theological Coordinator for Vineyard Churches UK and Ireland! Is our theology just theology or a Just … Continued