Life & Leadership
Preaching, A Fresh Model

Preaching, A Fresh Model

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

Design, God’s Way - Jake Goodison

Design, God’s Way - Jake Goodison

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

Christian Faith & the Environment - Andy Bannister

Christian Faith & the Environment - Andy Bannister

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 

 

Abortion - Dr Lizzie Ling

Abortion - Dr Lizzie Ling

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/ 

 

Leadership, Mission & the Spirit - Peter Anderson

Leadership, Mission & the Spirit - Peter Anderson

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

Politics & Christianity - Jonathan Le Toq

Politics & Christianity - Jonathan Le Toq

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

Jesus Saved My Life - Suzie Kennedy

Jesus Saved My Life - Suzie Kennedy

April 4, 2022

Season 2 // Episode 16

Suzie Kennedy is an English actress and comedian who is best known for her work as a Marilyn Monroe lookalike.

She has impersonated MM in TV commercials and played her in several films including: Me and Marilyn (the 2009), The Theory of Everything, and Blade Runner 2049. She has also appeared as herself on The Alan Titchmarsh Show, The Weakest Link, come Dine with Me, The Chase and Britain’s Got Talent.

Podcast: Being Marilyn https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/suzie-kennedy-living-with-marilyn-monroe/id1516288220

Woman Alive magazine article: https://www.womanalive.co.uk/being-marilyn-monroe-saved-me-during-years-of-abuse/6100.article

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/suziekennedy/?hl=en

Russia, Ukraine & Conflict - Meic Pearse

Russia, Ukraine & Conflict - Meic Pearse

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

The Power of Music - Martin Cooper

The Power of Music - Martin Cooper

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.

Slavery & the God of Justice - Alianore Smith

Slavery & the God of Justice - Alianore Smith

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.

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