Ministry in Ephesians 4:12 does not mean ‘service’. Rather, it is fundamentally a matter of ‘bringing’ the saving gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ to people.
Book – Lionel J. Windsor. Paul and the Vocation of Israel: How Paul’s Jewish Identity Informs his Apostolic Ministry, with Special Reference to Romans. BZNW 205. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2014.
This post is about a core habit that helps me to reduce everyday stress. This involves identifying all my inboxes in life, and daily emptying them.
Communications technologies make it hard to regulate the various facets of life, e.g. “work”, “home” and “rest”. I use the concept of “zones” to do this.
Being a Christian involves being committed to people. But all these commitments can be a source of stress, unless they are captured. Here’s how I do it.
Christian ministry involves constantly asking: “What should I be doing right now?” This is where my “trusted system” is incredibly useful to me.
In the 1990s I wrote and recorded some electro-blues pieces with an electric piano, synth and PC. I called the album “Prelude”. Here are a few tracks.
One of my jobs as a Christian minister is to work out how to use my phone without being used by it. A key way to do this is to put apps in their place.
My book Paul and the Vocation of Israel has been aligned with the “Paul within Judaism” perspective. Does it fit in this perspective?
One of my jobs as a Christian minister is to work out how to use my phone without being used by it. A key way to do this is to minimise notifications.
This blog series is about habits and personal organisation structures I’ve developed over the years for “sustainable sacrifice” in Christian ministry.
A review of my book Paul and the Vocation of Israel has appeared in the German journal Theologische Literaturzeitung. Extract [my translation]: “Windsor’s work deserves credit as it will certainly stimulate further exegetical reflection. He has taken Paul’s efforts in self-assurance, by means of his appropriation of Isaiah, and placed them in reference to Paul’s statements about Judaism.”
An interview with Dr Claire Smith, an expert in the language of teaching and learning in the New Testament
Michael Allison, a student here at Moore College, has put together a comprehensive set of Memrise courses for both Greek and Hebrew.
The video of my talk “Are We There Yet? Exile in the Bible” is now available to watch
I’ll be speaking on the topic of “Exile in the Bible” at Nexus16, alongside Kanishka Raffel, Phil Colgan and others (video)
Ephesians helps us come to grips with what Christian speech is all about, and how that affects our speech in the online world.
A brief biblical exploration of the way the gospel shapes the speech of every Christian as they confess Jesus Christ with their mouth. Now available as an ebook.
Learning to Speak Christian in an Online World. Lionel Windsor & Tony Payne. Thursday 17 March, 7.30pm. Moore College, 15 King St Newtown
I’ll be speaking at the Nexus 2016 Conference for gospel workers, on 23 May 2016, on the topic of “Ministry in Exile”.
A review of my Paul and the Vocation of Israel has been published at the Review of Biblical Literature site (review by Mike Bird)
Leigh Windsor’s explanation of the biblical message about Jesus, why it matters and how to respond.
The Top 10 most popular Bible verses for 2015: what we can learn about God and ourselves
Galatians 1:13-14 is not making a direct statement about Paul’s rejection of “Second Temple Judaism”. Rather, Galatians 1:13-14 is simply saying that Paul had rejected one particular Jewish idea – Ἰουδαϊσμός.
A brief biblical exploration of the way the gospel shapes the speech of every Christian as they confess Jesus Christ with their mouth.
It’s easy to seek security and importance in this life through the praise of others but it’s a recipe for trouble.