France

I’m posting from Vichy in the centre of France where I’m spending a couple of days with SIL colleagues who are moving on to new assignments. For the last ten years, Ric and Cathy have been...

Christian Therapists’ Network

On Saturday I went up to London to spend a day with the council of the Christian Therapist’s Network. Now before anyone gets the wrong end of the stick, these are therapists in the British Engli...

July 7

A year ago I was driving Dave, Sam and a family friend Luke for a day out at the British Army Tank museum (a great place, incidently). The traffic was heavy, so I turned on the radio to get the traffi...

African Bible Commentary

Many thanks to Andrew Jones (tallskinnykiwi) for posting information about the New Africa Bible Commentary. This publication by SIM is described as being the first one-volume Bible commentary to be wr...

Learning to Speak Human

Bible Translation is essentially about communicating the Gospel; finding ways to re-express the eternal truths of the Scriptures in a new languages. However, communicating the Gospel is not merely a t...

Theology and Bible Translation

For the last week or so, I’ve been meaning to write something more substantial in response to the comments about theological bias in Bible Translation which were raised by my recent post on tran...

Sanctification

Brian Russell has just made an excellent posting on sanctification. I think that we can begin to rearticulate the holiness message for the 21st century in the inner cites (and around the world) by com...

Bible Translation Blogs

I’ve just spent a few minutes reordering the links section (in the left hand side bar). I’ve included a section on Bible Translation Blogs; this includes a couple of blogs specifically rel...

Christian Centre of Gravity

This is an essay which I wrote for my Contemporary Theologies of Mission Module. Sorry, it is rather lengthy, but it might be of interest to some – it takes a different spin on the issue of the ...