Setting Camp in the Azores

I was excited from the moment I first heard about this project. It didn’t take much to grab my attention when I read the scope of the proposal: teaching Christian worldview and apologetics to teenagers, on an island, in a camp. This isn’t new to me. So the first thing I did was to reach for my globe. ‘Right, where are the Azores?’, …

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Apologetics for Men

In 2012 Carl Beech, Andy Kind, and I got together in a room in Chesterfield to talk about how we could help with the tough questions that are asked both of ourselves and of our faith. Carl – as the then head of Christian Vision for Men (CVM) – wanted to reach the men of the UK with the good news of …

CVM Training Day: Quickfire

Date: Saturday 8th February Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm Location: Rising Brook Church, Stafford This Saturday I will be heading to Stafford to give a talk at the CVM Training Day: Quickfire. Looking at the topic ‘Conversion Through Persuasion?’ I’ll be presenting a 20-minute TED-style talk covering the use of arguments, illustrations, and questions in our evangelism to men. There are 8 …

Demolition Squad Update

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In November 2012 the Demolition Squad was set up at Christian Vision for Men (CVM). Since that time Andy and I have got to work, writing blogs and engaging in the debates that followed. As well as writing the blogs we had a great time at the annual summer conference, The Gathering (video coming soon!). Getting the opportunity to equip Christians …

Walking With The Psalms

Latimer Minster have recently launched a new devotional series on the books of Psalms. For the next 6 months we will be taking a Psalm a day and reflecting on it. My first reflection, on Psalm 5, is below. Why not add this to your daily devotional? Sign up to the Latimer Minster mailing list to receive an email with …

C. S. Lewis Biography Book Launch in Oxford

Alister McGrath’s new biography of C.S. Lewis, C. S. Lewis: a Life: The Story of the Man Who Created Narnia, has recently gone on sale. To celebrate the launch of the book The Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics are hosting a book launch at Blackwell’s Bookshop in Oxford on Thursday 2nd May. See below for further details. Alister McGrath and everyone …

RZIM Europe are Hiring

Keen to work in a growing, exciting ministry based in Oxford? RZIM are currently hiring for four positions. RZIM currently have a number of job opportunities for the following positions: Assistant to the UK Director and UK Communications Director, RZIM EMEA Assistant to the Executive Director and Administrative Support to the office RZIM EMEA Director (The deadline for applying for …

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Launching Missional Community: Latimers Oxford

Latimers Oxford

In February last year, whilst visiting Oxford for the day, I paused for coffee at G&D’s with a friend. Over the light chit-chat my friend, Tom, found out that I was leaving my job to study full time. “Why not come and study in Oxford?” he asked. And so, in October I found myself in Oxford starting the one-year programme …

Making A Difference Festival: Apologetics Seminars

I’m speaking at the Making A Difference festival in Newham, London this Saturday (1st September 2012). If you’re in the area, join us! Each seminar will be followed by Q&A. Schedule Don’t All Religions Lead To The Same God? – 1:30pm If God Is Good, Why Does He Allow Suffering? – 3:15pm Find out more and register for both sessions here. …