[BOOK Review] Tom Wright ‘Paul for Everyone’

Part of a series Tom Wright is working his way through – to provide guides to all the books of the New Testament, using a fresh translation of the entire text, accompanied by 1-2 pages of thought. Wright comes from an academic background, but has deliberately written in an approachable and anecdotal style. Designed for […]

[BOOK REVIEW] Patrick Dixon, Building a Better Business (2005)

Patrick Dixon was one of the keynote speakers at the Churches Media Council conference in 2007, at which I had a training place. Dixon is a futurologist – predicting forthcoming trends and advising businesses on their strategy/working practices based on this. Quite a move from his original medical background where he specialised in AIDS/cancer … […]

[Book Review] Mark Greene ‘Thank God It’s Monday’

I first heard of LICC (the London Institute for Contemporary Christianity) at Greenbelt in 2005. I’d been doing a lot of thinking about whether I should be doing ’more Christian’ work. I was particularly struggling as I was finding my job job in Manchester deeply unfulfilling. I picked up a few pamphlets, then when I […]

[BOOK REVIEW] Rick Warren, The Purpose Driven Life, 2002

Our church in Winchester decided to do this as a New Year study. I was in a liberal housegroup which was half in/out of church – which wanted to make its own decisions about what we studied. However, we decided to try this one – I don’t remember much other than laughing at the awful […]