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Preachers and Leaders

Lionel Windsor, “Preachers and Leaders”, in Women, Sermons and the Bible: Essays Interacting with John Dickson’s Hearing Her Voice. Edited by Peter G. Bolt and Tony Payne. Sydney: Matthias Media, 2014. I have written about the background and purpose of the book and summarised the contributions of the various authors here. …

“In Defence of Inadequate Books on Preaching”: John Dickson replies to my critique of Hearing Her Voice

John Dickson has recently written a book, published as an eBook by American company Zondervan, entitled Hearing Her Voice: A Case for Women Giving Sermons. Last week on this site, I wrote a response to John’s book entitled “What’s happening to our preaching?” John wanted to provide a substantial reply to my response. …

An anatomy of sin

From The Briefing: flickr: SashaW The first stage in Paul’s announcement of the gospel of God’s grace is a concise anatomy of sin (Rom 1:18-32). Sin is, at its heart, a suppression of truth. This suppression of truth has a kind of logical progression to it: rejection of God (vv. …

A new morality: child death and suffering is the price we must pay for sexual freedom?

I just heard Andrew Marr’s BBC program “Start the week”, broadcast from the Charleston Festival which is celebrating the Bloomsbury Group. This was a group of artists and intellectuals–including, for example, Virginia Woolf and John Maynard Keynes–(in)famous both for their enormously influential intellectual output, and also for their complex polyamorous …

Jesus and Cancer

A talk given by Lionel Windsor at a Cancer Council Biggest Morning Tea on 31 May, 2007, at the home of Keith and Pam Gregory, of St Michael’s Anglican Cathedral, Wollongong. Acknowledgements I count it such a privilege to be able to take part in this morning tea. It is …