Why Mentoring?

The short answer is that the nature of ministry today means that you need someone to ask the question “How’s your soul?”[1] So what is it about the nature of ministry today that requires this? Many jobs these days involve long hours with blurred lines between the personal and professional …

Luke the Man

Luke/ Lucius: a reconstruction of New Testament evidence and Historical Imagination Looking for Luke … The author of Luke’s Gospel and Acts wrote about 28% of the New Testament. That is more than the sum of the Apostle Paul’s thirteen letters and yet, at first glance, we appear to know …

New Starts with Paul

  A new start At the very end of 2017, Kath and I left our home and our family and drove one thousand kilometres to live in a new city, Brisbane, to start a new ministry called Church2Church at Creek Road Presbyterian Church. We left the loved, the familiar, the …

Jubilee in Luke

Recently, we have probably heard the word ‘jubilee’ used in connection with Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee, a celebration for her sixtieth year as Queen.   The use of ‘jubilee’ in this context has little, if anything to do with the biblical idea of Jubilee, except as a marker of a …