Book review: The Surprising African Jesus

An illuminating introduction to Afua Kuma, theologian whose work is oral, contextual and deeply embedded in its African grassroots

Book review: Practicing Faith

Rosie Hopley on a thought-provoking collection of essays exploring how theology and social vocation can integrate and enrich one another.

Book review: René Padilla, What is Integral Mission?

A fine starting point for engaging with Padilla’s work and his legacy of integral mission, particularly for church groups, says James Butler

Book review: Flourishing in Tensions

James Butler struggles to recommend Michael Bräutigam's textbook discipleship, thought there were nuggets which captured his imagination.

Book review: The Evangelical Quadrilateral Vols 1 and 2

A collection from a past master shows the value of history for evangelicals, says Philip Lockley.

Book review: Churches and the Crisis of Decline

Mark Collinson finds plenty to engage the church in Britain in Andrew Root's weaving of Karl Barth, Charles Taylor and the church's search for relevance.

Book review: Church Planting in Post Christian Soil

James Butler commends a rich engagement with missional theology and a detailed study of models of church in practice

“Living alongside people”

Care and conversation shape learning together - an interview with "Sarah"

Learning and unlearning in the messiness of life

How informal learning takes place in the "crunchy" times - an interview with "Eleanor"

Life-learning of faith

“…life is wrapped around it somehow.” Reflections from a conversation with “Liz”

The challenges of learning through relationships

Delyth Davies writes about the experience of the research in Wales and reflects on how people learn

“Does not wisdom call?”: faith learning in practice

Seeking wisdom is at the heart of grassroots learning, say Stan Brown, Graham Jones and Sue Miller