[WRITER] Chapter on ‘The Digital Age’ in Pastoral Challenges & Concerns: A Christian Handbook for Leaders

There was a nice surprise in my pigeon hole at work today. Before I left Durham (in 2015), I had written the first draft of a chapter on 'The Digital Age' for what was to be the second edition of 'The Christian Handbook of Abuse, Addiction and Difficult Behaviour'. With new chapters which didn't really fit that remit, the title was renamed. The book was finally published by Kevin Mayhew at the end of 2018, and…

[WRITER/ACADEMIC] Article Acceptance for High-Ranking @SurvSoc_Journal

Really pleased to hear that the journal article that I've been working on over the past year has had it's final edits accepted, and should be published (open access) later in the year in Surveillance and Society Journal (I'll likely share then too). Social Media, Peer Surveillance, Spiritual Formation and Mission: Practicing Christian Faith in a Surveilled Public Space By 2018, social media has become a part of everyday life, including the faith lives of many.…

[MEDIA] Yes, Children Under 13 Should be Allowed on Social Media, with @YCWMag

I love the team at Youth and Children's Work Magazine, so was happy to step in and put forward my (carefully constructed) arguments as to why children under 13 should be allowed on social media. I suspect you'll find that Justin Humphreys (CCPAS) and I actually don't really disagree! Premier will send you a free copy of the magazine if you've not had it before - it's got loads of ideas for children's and youthworkers in…

[WRITER] ‘Church as Family’ Bible Notes with ‘Day by Day with God’

Day by Day with God is published by BRF (the Bible Reading Fellowship), written by women for women. Each day a Bible passage is selected, a key verse focused upon, and then an explanation or application is suggested, along with further suggestions to help move women forward in their spiritual journey. This is the second time that I've been asked to write for these Bible notes, and was given the theme of 'Church as Family',…

[WRITER] Thinking about #ChristmasPresents? Keep Calm and … erm … buy this book?

Started thinking about Christmas presents? Well, here's a small suggestion (Amazon link, and read more about the book, plus I added a few notes to Wikipedia): It’s the last ever edition of @I_W_M Despatches magazine, and my #keepcalm book is listed on ‘new books’. pic.twitter.com/K3EsE3m5OB — Dr Bex Lewis (@drbexl) November 9, 2017
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