[EVENT] #CLDigitalInclusion Event @CumberlandLodge

This was an excellent event, I hope I followed the spirit of Chatham House rules as well as the rule… I say they need to develop Cumberland Lodge rules that are fit for a digital age:


[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 I’ve just received my copy.

Here’s the contents page, so you can get an overview of the content:

Here’s the first page of my chapter:

And if you want to know more about all the authors:

Media & Press Media - Audio

[MEDIA] Is the sermon dead (in a digital age?) for #BeyondBelief on @BBCRadio4

I recorded this the other week, looking at whether traditional church sermons still have a place in a digital age:


You can listen to the full programme here (28 mins).


[SPEAKER] Mission in a Virtual World for @salvationarmyuk

This morning’s session is with those training within The Salvation Army, at the London offices:

Mission in a Virtual World, for The Salvation Army from Bex Lewis

[SPEAKER] Experiencing God in a Digital Age #theconvo17

I’m at ‘The Conversation‘ in Canterbury today, in an event hosted by the CofE, asking “How can we change the dominant church culture from ‘conquering and keeping’ to ‘nurturing and releasing’ the children and young people in our midst?”.

I’ve got 20 minutes to put across some ideas about the digital:

Experiencing God in a Digital Age (Children/Young People) from Bex Lewis