June 27, 2022
Season 2 // Episode 22
In this episode Jez speaks to John Woods about preaching and his new book 'God is in the House' a book that offers a fresh model for sermon preparation.
John is hosting the conference The Dead Preacher's Society taking place on 5th-6th July 2022. www.deadpreachers.com
John has a phd in preaching and is the training director for the School of Preacher's Trust: www.schoolofpreachers.org
He has over 40 years of pastoral ministry experience and is regular writer and blogger for a variety of online publications.
You can buy his book here: www.amazon.co.uk/God-House-Fresh-…aps%2C715&sr=8-1
June 13, 2022
Season 2 // Episode 21
In this episode Jez speaks to Jake Goodison, a product designer from Sussex about the lessons he thinks we can learn by becoming students of God’s world.
For more information about Jake and for where to find his book visit: www.god-tech.co.uk
May 30, 2022
Season 2 // Episode 20
In this episode Jez speaks to Dr Andy Bannister about what Christianity has to say about the environment.
Andy works for the Solas Centre for Christian apologetics: https://www.solas-cpc.org/
and hosts a weekly podcast called: Pod of the Gaps (https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/pod-of-the-gaps/id1556602474)
He has a phd in Islamic studies and has written several books - available here:https://www.amazon.co.uk/Andy-Bannister/e/B00TBIE6KC?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_4&qid=1647977338&sr=8-4
May 16, 2022
Season 2 // Episode 19
In the introduction to today's episode Jez promoted an upcoming conference, information about which is available here: www.deadpreachers.com
In the episode Jez speaks to Dr Lizzie Ling about abortion.
Dr Ling worked as a medical practitioner for many years and is now Associate Minister of Women at St. Ebbe's church in Oxford. In 2020 as part of the 'Talking Points' series Dr Ling is the author of the book 'Abortion' available here: https://tinyurl.com/y39zfvms
In our conversation Dr Ling recommends checking out the Life Charity: https://lifecharity.org.uk/ and the advocacy organisation Right to Life: https://righttolife.org.uk/
May 2, 2022
Season 2 // Episode 18
In this episode Jez speaks to Peter Anderson, planter and pastor of City on a Hill church in Edinburgh as well as leading the Go Global family of churches. He’s married to Angie, dad to Becky & Michael.
As part of the introduction to this episode Jez also mentioned the conference The Dead Preacher's Society taking place this July in Eastbourne. More information about the conference can be found here: www.deadpreachers.com
April 18, 2022
Season 2 // Episode 17
In this episode Jez speaks to Jonathan Le Toq, the former Chief Minister of Guernsey. Jonathan has been been in ministry since 1989 and is currently the External Affairs minister for Guernsey as well as serving our New Ground churches in France. He is married to Judith and has two adult children.
In the introduction Jez mentions a conference taking place in July from 5th-6th in Eastbourne, East Sussex. More information about the podcast is available here: www.deadpreachers.com
March 21, 2022
Season 2 // Episode 15
For today's podcast Jez spoke to Meic Pearse a church historian originally from Britain who now lives in Croatia and the United States, where he is emeritus professor of history at Houghton College in Houghton, New York. He lectures widely in Britain, the Balkans, Russia and America where he has addressed the US Congressional leadership. Years before he taught at London School of Theology and was academic moderator for a New Frontiers training programme.
He is the author of several books including:
Why the Rest Hates the West: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Why-Rest-Hates-West-Understanding/dp/0830832025/ref=sr_1_4?keywords=why+the+rest+hates+the+west&qid=1647413933&sprefix=why+the+rest%2Caps%2C271&sr=8-4
Gods of war: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Gods-War-Religion-Primary-Conflict/dp/1844742261/ref=sr_1_1?crid=29Q39H2VU5W0V&keywords=gods+of+war+meic&qid=1647413962&sprefix=gods+of+war+meic%2Caps%2C73&sr=8-1
and a section within new book due out in September entitled War, Peace and Violence: 4 christian viewpoints. https://www.amazon.co.uk/War-Peace-Violence-Christian-Multiview/dp/1514002345/ref=sr_1_2?crid=39VYFGEILYFJ1&keywords=war%2C+violence%2C+peace+four&qid=1647413994&sprefix=war+violence+peace+four%2Caps%2C68&sr=8-2
March 7, 2022
Season 2 // Episode 14
This week’s episode features a conversation Jez had with Martin Cooper. Martin is the Principle Lecturer of Songwriting & head of Music Theory at BIMM (the British & Irish Modern Music Institute).
He’s also an elder at Kings Church Eastbourne and has over 20yrs experience in Christian music and worship leading.
February 21, 2022
Season 2 // Episode 13
In this episode Jez speaks to Alianore Smith about God's passion for justice, the power of the cross and the work of IJM.
Alianore Smith is Church and Theology Executive for IJM UK, a guest writer and speaker for the London Institute of Contemporary Christianity (LICC), and author of Musings of a Clergy Child: Growing into a faith of my own. She lives in South London with her husband, who is a civil servant.