Carson, Keller & Piper in conversation

I'm very slow on the uptake - but if you've not seen this series of videos made last October, then check them out. Full of insight and interesting perspectives. Here is the first one. For better quality viewing, and for the…

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Ministry maxims – advice along the way.

Further to my suggestion a few weeks back that people should get hold of Carson & Woodbridge's Letters along the way, I started thinking about the pieces of advice that various bods have given us down the years. So here is…

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New Word Alive talks now online

The chaps at New Word Alive Media have been slaving away to get all the talks and seminars from both New Word Alive weeks available online. At only £1 per mp3 download they are certainly more reasonable than some pay…

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A N Wilson changes his Easter tune!

I was a green and callow undergraduate in 1992 - present at a debate between A N Wilson (who'd recently produced his iconoclastic hatchet job, Jesus) and Anthony Harvey, who'd given the Bampton Lectures and subsequently written Jesus & The…

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Why Easter is Jesus not Lazarus

It came up in a question at NWA last week after one of my talks. And it's important. Because it marks the fundamental difference between what happened to Lazarus and what happened to Jesus. Lazarus was rescusitated, only to die again;…

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Resurrection Bullets – a few thoughts for Easter 09

To coincide with EA's Slipstream co-ordinated blogathon for Easter, here are a few random bullets on Jesus' Resurrection. And because i feel in the mood for some alliteration, here is some alliteration... The attractions of accepting it One could mention…

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Carson & Woodbridge: Letters Along The Way

Following on from the post about Carson's Q&A, as i reflected on what he was saying about ministry and calling etc, I remembered reading Carson & Woodbridge's 'Christian novel' Letters Along The Way. It came out in 1993, and i…

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