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Catch up with the latest posts from our pastor's blog "Exiled Preacher" for Theological comment, interviews, discussion & reviews.

Blogging in the Name of the Lord: Jim Sayers

GD: Hello Jim Sayers, and welcome to Exiled Preacher. Please tell us a little about yourself. JDS: I live in Abingdon with my wife Helen and our son Josh (who is now 2” taller than me at 6’4”)... [read more]

Free Speech

Freedom of speech is of fundamental importance in a democratic society. There can be no true liberty where citizens are not free to speak their minds... [read more]

Darkest Hour

"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts." May 1940 did indeed seem like the darkest hour for good old Blighty... [read more]

Martin Luther: Renegade and Prophet by Lyndal Roper

Vintage, 2017, 577pp "Never meet your heroes" says the old adage. The Martin Luther we 'meet' through the pages of Lyndal Roper's biography is not the heroic figure of popular Protestant folklore... [read more]


It's a tell. When a Western opens with a homestead mom teaching her sweet children about adjectives, you know something bad is about to happen... [read more]