I am a social entrepreneur, writer, activist and theologian. I was appointed Chair of the Adoption and Special Guardianship Leadership Board by the Secretary of State for Education. I write regularly for Christianity Today, am a regular broadcaster on BBC Radio 4 and Radio 2 and am an ambassador for UK aid and development charity Tearfund. I founded the charity Home for Good. I hold degrees In Chemistry, Missiology and Theology with a PhD from Kings College, London. I currently hold a faculty position at Regent’s College, Vancouver and am an honorary research Fellow at the National Centre for Post Qualifying Social Work at Bournemouth University and an honorary reader in theology at St Andrews University. I live with in Oxfordshire with my wife and 7 children (through birth, fostering and adoption).
“Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress… ” James 1.27
- Faitheism: Why Christianity and Atheism have more in common than you think, (Hodder 2018)
- God is Stranger (Hodder, 2017)
- Paradoxology (Hodder, 2016)
- Home for Good: Making a difference for vulnerable children (Hodder, 2015)