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All Aboard

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Well today was my first day as President for London School of Theology. I am in South Africa teaching on a doctoral programme and making some exciting connections for LST in the beautiful city of Cape Town. I sent this little video report back to college. Thought you might like to watch it too:

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LIFE for Good

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Foster caring has been one of the most difficult but one of the most rewarding things our family has done together. Welcoming children into our home when we know very little about what has happened to them in their past, and when we have little idea what the future holds is a painful privilege. Moving […]

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5 Things Conservative Evangelicals can learn from Lesslie Newbigin

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A shorter version of this review article was first published in Themelios. Theology in Missionary Perspective: Lesslie Newbigin’s Legacy Edited by Mark T.B. Laing and Paul Weston Pickwick Publications With the publication of a new collection of essays exploring the missiological implications of Lesslie Newbigin’s work there’s an opportunity for a new audience of evangelicals […]

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Rico Tice, John Stott & Paradoxology

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I have been really encouraged by the breadth of support that my new book Paradoxology has been getting. Too often in our tribalised evangelical world books end up connecting only with a certain church group. I would love to see the different streams and tribes of the church working closely together as we have so […]

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Snicker Snicker

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Well done to Snickers for a creative and empowering ad. Challenging both the stereotypes around builders and sexism. Not 100% sure having a bloke shout at you across a street isn’t a scary event in itself, but what a great idea for an challenge to sexism. HT to Sheridan Voysey for the video and Mckaysavage […]

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Mums for Good and Forever

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I have been having mixed feelings about Mothers Day for a number of years now. Don’t get me wrong, I think mothers are amazing and a day to celebrate their role and calling is more than appropriate. I want to shout to the world about my wonderful wife’s amazing ministry as a birth mum, adoptive […]

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Sequels I want to see

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So Pixar have announced we are to get Incredibles 2 and Finding Nemo 2 (Finding Dory). I am surprised Incredibles 2 hasn’t come sooner – the first film was left on a great cliff hanger setting up a follow up. Recognising that sequels can make a great film into a mediocre series ( remember the […]