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The Goldilocks Zone

The collected essays of Mike Ovey, who died aged 59 in 2017, one of our most gifted evangelical theologians. Read more.




Applying the bible in our preaching is one of our most important jobs – but it’s hard work, and often feels like we’re guessing. Here are biblical models and guidelines to sharpen your skills.  Read more



The Church is the place God has designed for Christians to grow, praise, worship, serve and love.  This book fits in the BST Themes series, and is rooted in bible expositions, with loads of current and relevant application for church leaders and members. Read more



The Book of Acts is exciting and powerful, but it raises all kinds of puzzles for preachers.  The Word of His Grace looks at principles for reading a narrative book, how we preach it, and contains lots of practical material. Read more



They’re not read much these days, but 2 Peter and Jude pack a powerful and relevant punch.  Written with Dick Lucas, this is in the Bible Speaks Today series. Read more



2 Timothy

Punchy, relevant exposition of 2 Timothy – not a shrinking violet but a talented young leader in serious spiritual danger.  Read more




John Stott, Jim Packer, Don Carson and a dozen others all wrote a book of essays on preaching, to honour the ministry of Dick Lucas. Brilliant, fizzing stuff.  Read more

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New resource

Pastors are busy, and leading a church is a demanding task.  That’s why I wrote this e-bookchecklist: The Pastor’s Checkup – The Top 10 Questions every pastor needs to answer (and helpful stuff if you can’t)

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God, Suffering and Joy

A conversation between me (with cancer) and Michael (with Multiple Sclerosis)

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