Who Killed Jesus?

Who killed Jesus? A short reflection on the Roman and Jewish charges, and Jesus’ own intentions.

Quest for the perfect hot cross bun…

My quest for the perfect hot cross bun culminates with this recipe.

Holy Week Reflections

I haven’t been entirely idle… here’s some info about a few bits I’ve been writing, including a series of reflections for Holy Week.

Joshua: The New Covenant (Joshua 24)

The book of Joshua ends with a poignant ceremony in Shechem, a place with a rich history. In this talk Liam looks at Joshua 24 and considers our need for a New Covenant. (mp3)

Church Without Make Up

A short reflection on church, beauty and Ephesians 5

Joshua: The City of Refuge (Joshua 20)

As the people prepare to settle in the land, God gives instructions for how they are to conduct themselves, and the kind of cities they are to build. In this talk, Liam looks at the themes of justice and refuge, and how we can live as ‘good news’ people. (mp3)

Walker With Dinosaurs: On Creation and the BBC

Can the public trust a reporter who believes in a Creator? Some thoughts on Dan Walker, Rupert Myers, Creation and the BBC

A Mischievous Lenten Game…

A mischievous game to play on friends who have given up social media for Lent.

Sausage and cauliflower bread pudding

I dislike wasting food. I’ve blogged before on the enormous amount of bread that gets binned in the UK – 24 million slices a day. And I’ve also offered a few suggestions for how… Continue reading

Joshua: Crossing the Jordan (Joshua 3)

The people prepare to cross the Jordan, and as with Moses before, the water parts to let them through. In this talk on Joshua 3, Liam considers the themes of consecration, faith, and baptism. (mp3)

Technology and Multisite Preaching. Or ‘Did Jesus eat chia seeeds?’

So with my tongue lodged somewhere in the vicinity of my cheek, here are four vaguely interconnected observations from my first stab at live multisite preaching.

Jesus, Gun Control and “Homeric” Wisdom

Some thoughts from Homer Simpson on Jesus and gun control.

2015, in 21 Book Reviews

2015 in 21 short book reviews

C.S. Lewis – The Nativity

A festive reflection from C.S. Lewis.

2015, in sounds, sights, words, tastes and experiences

A review of the best things I’ve listened to, watched, read, eaten or experienced in 2015.

Hamlet, two ways

Comparing two approaches to Hamlet. Which is more truthful? And which is more beautiful? And what does that have to do with preaching?

Jesus: The Terrorist Sympathiser?

I don’t envy those who are debating and making difficult decisions right now. I don’t suppose for one moment that there are any easy answers.

But as a Christian I have to ask: how would Jesus treat a murderous terrorist in Syria?

And thankfully we don’t have to look far for an answer…

When God Came to the Wrong Place

A short Christmas reflection to kick start Advent.

Athens: Recommended Reading

Some recommended reading on Greek Philosophy and engaging with culture.

MultipliCity: Athens (Acts 17:16-31)

What does Paul’s preaching in Athens teach us about communicating effectively in a way that connects with our culture and context? (mp3)

“It is finished…”

Over the course of this year I have taught a series of seminars on the gospels. And here they all are, in case you fancy wading through 15+ hours worth of mp3s!

Theology Matters: 12 – Why Did Jesus Rise?

In the final session of Theology Matters: The Gospels, Andy Tuck considers what the gospel-writers made of the events of Easter Sunday (mp3)

Theology Matters: 11 – Why Did Jesus Die?

Why did Jesus die? What were the Roman and Jewish charges against him? And what was his own intention? (mp3)

On Poppies and Pacifism

Should someone committed to non-violence commemorate Remembrance Day? And if so how?

Theology Matters: 10 – The Coming of the Son of Man

What is the ‘coming of the Son of Man’? When and how will it happen? And what should we make of Jesus’ end-of-the-world language in Mark 13? (mp3)