Dietrich Bonhoeffer on ‘Cheap Grace’

Introducing a Practical Theology of Discipleship Chapter 1.1 - Articulating the Gap Between Christianity and Following Jesu Chapter 1.2 - Christianity in the Centre of Empire 1.3 Dietrich Bonhoeffer on ‘cheap grace’ Perhaps no other work on discipleship is more widely known and highly regarded than that of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Discipleship, however, “is a book that needs to be … Continue reading Dietrich Bonhoeffer on ‘Cheap Grace’

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Book Review: At Second Glance,’The Call’ by Os Guinness Gets a Hard No

The Call by Os Guinness was quite big when I was in college. First published in 1997, it was either required or recommended reading for students just a few years later, and it remains a treasured source of wisdom for those who ask these questions: Why am I here? What is God's call in my life? … Continue reading Book Review: At Second Glance,’The Call’ by Os Guinness Gets a Hard No

Christianity in the Centre of Empire

Introducing a Practical Theology of Discipleship Chapter 1.1 - Articulating the Gap Between Christianity and Following Jesus 1.2 - Christianity in the Centre of Empire The question now to consider is how this gap came about, and what can be done to recover a sense of discipleship as ‘the Way’. It has been argued that part of the … Continue reading Christianity in the Centre of Empire

Introducing a Practical Theology of Discipleship

It’s been about nine years (what?!?) since I finished my Aberdeen dissertation entitled Following Jesus in the 21st Century: A Practical Theology of Discipleship. I have kind of been sitting on it, unsure of what to do with something that I worked on every day for almost a year. It’s seems crazy for it to simply take up … Continue reading Introducing a Practical Theology of Discipleship