Reading While Black

‘I want to make a case that […] this unapologetically Black and orthodox reading of the Bible can speak a relevant word to Black Christians today. I want to contend that the best instincts of the Black church tradition – its public advocacy for justice, its affirmation of the work of Black bodies and souls,…

God’s Story, Our Story

On Saturday I got to speak (online) at Worcester School of Theology, kicking off the second year of their programme. It was great fun to be with them, although I still have a lot to learn about adapting my teaching for online! We talked about the Bible: What kind of document is it? How should…

The Kingdom of God

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

The Synoptic Gospels

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

Bible Overview pt.2: Our Story

How should God’s story shape our story? In this second session, we consider what we mean by ‘the authority of Scripture’ and look at some of the tools required to apply God’s word to our lives. Our Story (The task of hermeneutics) School of Theology – Scripture Handouts

Bible Overview pt.1: God’s Story

The Bible is a collection of books that tell many stories, and yet one story. In this first session, we consider the overarching narrative of the Bible, and the task of exegesis. God’s Story (Overview of the Bible) School of Theology – Scripture Handouts

“It is finished…”

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!