• New Paper Alert: Missionising Youth Identity Crisis

    New Paper Alert: Missionising Youth Identity Crisis

    Ever thought of a missional therapy or a missional hermeneutic of care? I am pleased to announce my new article, “Missionising Youth Identity Crisis: Towards a missional hermeneutic of care in youth ministry practice” in Missionalia: Southern African Journal of Missiology, 41:1,...

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  • Forgiveness: Psychological and Religious Aspects

    Forgiveness: Psychological and Religious Aspects

    There is now a widespread programme of empirical research on forgiveness (see, for example, Dimensions of Forgiveness, edited by E L Worthington, Templeton Foundation Press, 1998). My purpose here is to evaluate this programme, to see where it helps us to understand...

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  • NO! Religion does not cause violence rather, it is caused by violence

    NO! Religion does not cause violence rather, it is caused by violence

    With the recent terrorist attacks in Belgium, Turkey, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, and many other unreported places around the world, I think it is about time we reopen the age-long discourse on religion and violence. In a recent lecture series titled “Does religion...

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