New Book: To Aliens and Exiles

My new book has just been published by Cascade. It’s called To Aliens and Exiles: Preaching the New Testament as Minority-Group Rhetoric in a Post-Christendom World. OK, it’s a mouthful. But let me break it down for you: Over the past few decades, Christians in the West have rediscovered the fact that we’re a minority. … Continue reading New Book: To Aliens and Exiles


I have a new book out, published by Cascade. You can read all about it here. I’m also bookcasting it. What’s that? It’s halfway between an audio book and a lecture. It’s where I present the content of the book in podcast form (see below), for those who prefer listening to reading. The first four … Continue reading Bookcast

Catching the Wave

In 2016, Catching the Wave: Preaching the New Testament as Rhetoric was published by Inter-Varsity Press (UK). Here’s a bit about it! Who’s the book for? The primary audience is pastors and regular preachers who want to learn how to harness the power of the biblical text in their preaching. A great Christmas gift idea for … Continue reading Catching the Wave

Preaching the NT as Rhetoric

This is a quick overview of the book by the same title, published by Wipf & Stock and available on It’s a thesis publication with the Australian College of Theology. A more accessible, practical presentation – aimed at preachers – is planned for later in 2015. Exordium: Designing a sermon that does Language doesn’t just say. … Continue reading Preaching the NT as Rhetoric

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