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: A War of Loves

Committed and regular readers will know that, alongside other topics (like being human, prayer, and aging) I have read quite widely and deeply about human sexuality and the relationship between that and Christian Spirituality. So, when I heard a fragment … 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

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: Sexuality Week 1

You might have seen my recent post 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 of doing … 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