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A new book on baptism

Pontien Ndagijimana Batibuka, Baptism as an Event of Taking Responsibility: A New Reading of Romans 5:12 to 6:23, Langham Monographs, Carlisle: Langham Publishing, 2022. ISBN 9781839732348. £24.99. Dr Pontien Batibuka has just published a revised version of his fine doctoral study of Romans 5:12–6:23, focusing on the meaning of baptism in that section of the letter. It’s well worth reading. He is a professor of New Testament studies and the Library Director at Shalom University of Bunia, Democratic Republic of Congo. He co-founded the NGO, Continue reading →

A two-part sermon for Trinity Sunday 2020

I’ve uploaded onto YouTube my two-part sermon for Trinity Sunday (7 June 2020) for my church, All Saints, Ealing (London), and provide links below. Each segment is just a little over 10 minutes. The first part focuses on Matthew 28:19 and looks at the Trinity in the start of the Christian life, in baptism; and the second on 2 Corinthians 13:13 and looks at the Trinity in the continuation of the Christian life. Here’s a link to the pdf of the (fairly full) notes from Continue reading →