How to Sell 100 Books in 10 Minutes

Raised With Christ was launched at Jubilee Church this past Sunday. The people were incredibly gracious in their response, and much to my surprise we sold all 100 available copies in just 10 minutes. I am sure some of that was due to the love of this wonderful family of God for me as one of its members.  But Tope's endorsement of the book was really very nicely done. If you are a pastor with a specific book to promote, you would do well to follow this example.In the video my lovely wife … [Read more...]

Raised With Christ Launched In UK

I am  pleased to announce  that Raised With Christ - How The Resurrection Changes Everything has now been released in the UK. It is available to order from Newfrontiers Resources for immediate dispatch. This Lent why not read a book about the resurrection of Jesus and its implications for us today? Isn't it time we stopped neglecting this central foundation of our faith?You can find your local Christian bookshop at christianbookshops.org.uk. If you run a Christian bookshop visit their blog for … [Read more...]

Chicago, Wheaton, And Detroit Radio

You can listen to an online stream at 5 PM ET (10 PM UK time) today of an interview with Paul Edwards, or if you live in the Detroit area why not tune your radios in?No, I haven't gone back to the United States. Thankfully most radio interviews can be done on the phone. I just thought that I really ought to post a bit about my time in the Chicago area. I haven't got round to this yet thanks to the trip home and my still present jet-lag.One highlight of my trip was going into Moody Radio … [Read more...]

Justin Taylor Interviews Me About The Resurrection

Justin Taylor is a long-time electronic friend of mine.  He has always struck me as a good brother when I have met him face to face, and I very much enjoy his blog.  A couple of years ago I interviewed him by email. This video is him turning the tables on me.  We talk about my book Raised With Christ. This first appeared on Justin's Blog. Let him know if you think he makes a good interviewer as he is considering doing similar films with other authors in the future. I think he did really well and … [Read more...]

St. Joseph, Jeff Gates, and Micah Fries

I have had a great time here in St. Joseph, Missouri.  I traveled down with two men who I now call dear friends, Jeff Gates, the pastor at Living Hope Church, St. Joseph and Ben Roed, who with his lovely wife Peggy, are serving in Living Hope and are being well trained by Jeff. It was wonderful to see how clearly Peggy and Ben complement each other. They are relatively newly married, but it was obvious to see how much of a support Peggy is to him, and how her strengths will continue to … [Read more...]

INTERVIEW – Jeremy Simpkins

On my recent visit to northern England, I was able to interview the leader of the Newfrontiers North team. I was deeply impressed with what I saw and heard during the day as his team of around 100 people gathered. God is doing a great work in the North of England and many healthy growing churches have been planted. There was also an amazing sense of community and true friendship in the room. It was wonderful to see a group of leaders with very different gifts and personalities fused together … [Read more...]

My Trip To The USA

This weekend I embark on a two-week trip on the other side of what we affectionately call "The Pond." I would value your prayers and look forward to meeting some of you. In some ways I wish I could stay longer and make it to more places, but this is the longest I would want to be away from my family. I thank God for iChat which will help me stay in touch with them.I do plan to blog about some of my experiences. Then, once I am home, Raised With Christ information will, as much as … [Read more...]

Please Pray For Resurrection Talks At Newfrontiers North

I am speaking today to around 100 leaders from churches across the North of England and Scotland. Please can you pray that God will help me. I know for sure that I still need God to reveal to me more deeply the wonder of Jesus' resurrection. How can I be sufficient to the task of inspiring others with the glorious implications  of the fact that Jesus rose again? There is a verse in an old hymn that speaks of God's faithfulness, "fitting me well for the tasks that are ever before me."  Please ma … [Read more...]

Interview On EdStetzer.com About Raised With Christ

Ed has posted an interview with me on his blog. I will pop over there as much as I can during the day and answer your further questions about Raised With Christ. Please do join us if you can. Here is how Ed introduced the interview: Do we need another book written on the resurrection? Well, let's be honest. How many books have you read on this most central doctrine of our faith? Not only is this a book that needed to be written, it is a book you need to read.via Adrian Warnock and The … [Read more...]

Live Radio Interview On Knowing The Truth

UPDATE The MP3 of this interview is now available to download.Knowing The Truth with Pastor Kevin Boling is a live, call-in radio program.  I will be interviewed about Raised With Christ tomorrow, THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2010 1:00 PM Eastern time (6:00 PM UK time, 10:00 AM Pacific time.)You can listen live online, wherever you are in the world, as well as via your radio on Christian Talk 660 if you live in the South East area of the USA.You’re invited to join the conversation.  Simply call 1. … [Read more...]