Whenever I teach on Jesus’ parables, people ask whether they are intended to reveal his true message or conceal it? If I’m feeling in a sensible mood, I give a detailed answer. If I’m feeling more playful, I give this one… The question arises from the seemingly contradictory explanations in Matthew 13, Mark 4, and…
How does Jesus’ life, death and resurrection continue the grand theme of Scripture? And how should we understand the central theme of his ministry: The Kingdom of God? The Kingdom of God School of Theology – Kingdom and Synoptics
What are the Synoptic Gospels? And how do Matthew, Mark and Luke choose to portray the story of Jesus, in order to emphasise the significance of his life, death and resurrection? The Synoptic Gospels School of Theology – Kingdom and Synoptics
If God had a tattoo, what would it be? This talk, from our Baby Dedication Service, reflects on Isaiah 49 (mp3)
What would it look like for God to answer the prayer ‘Thy Kingdom Come’? A talk on signs of the Kingdom from Matthew 11. (mp3)
A talk on John 8, shame, bad religion and the power of encountering Jesus (mp3).
How can we know what God is really like? A talk from our Baby Dedication service on Jesus’ parable of the lost sheep. (mp3)
I haven’t been entirely idle… here’s some info about a few bits I’ve been writing, including a series of reflections for Holy Week.
Over the course of this year I have taught a series of seminars on the gospels. And here they all are, in case you fancy wading through 15+ hours worth of mp3s!
In the final session of Theology Matters: The Gospels, Andy Tuck considers what the gospel-writers made of the events of Easter Sunday (mp3)