Revd Dr Julian Gotobed
Director of Practical Theology and Mission
Tel: 01223 272978
Julian is Director of Practical Theology and Mission. He oversees Ministry for Life and teaches Preaching and Pastoral Care. He teaches the Cambridge Awards BTh 52 Practical Theology: Reflective Pastoral Practice Portfolio and the Durham Awards TMM 1447/1451 Foundations for Reflective Practice in Context (Short/Long) and TMM 2527 Reflective Practice in Context.
Julian is an ordained minister accredited with the Baptist Union of Great Britain.
His research interests are Congregational Studies, Homiletics, Ministry/Leadership Studies, Whiteness and Racism in Theology, Church, and Society, Theology and Practice of Evangelism, and Nonconformist Studies with special interest in P. T. Forsyth and James McClendon.
Julian follows Brighton and Hove Albion FC and listens avidly to Test Match Special. He enjoys reading the novels of Marilynne Robinson, Ray Bradbury, Barry Unsworth, and P.D. James.
‘Jeremiah’ in The Big Idea Companion for Preaching and Teaching (eds.) Matthew D. Kim and Scott M. Gibson (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2021).
‘Luke’ in The Big Idea Companion for Preaching and Teaching (eds.) Matthew D. Kim and Scott M. Gibson (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2021).
Review Article, ‘Baptists and Revivals: Papers from the Seventh International Conference on Baptist Studies’ (ed.) William L. Pitts, Jr., in Regent’s Reviews (2019)(2): 14-17.
‘“Who is Jesus to you?” Christological Preaching in Two Baptist Congregations’ in Journal of the Evangelical Homiletics Society (2018) (Vol. 18, No 2): 30-44.
‘Rediscovering Justice: The Convictions of Martin Luther King, Jr.’ in The Baptist Ministers’ Journal (2018) (Vol. 340): 20-27.
Review Article ‘Ordinary Christology: Who Do You Say I Am? Answers from the Pews’ by Ann Christie in Practical Theology (2014) (Vol. 7, No 2): 152-153.
‘Walter Rauschenbusch’ – Boston Collaborative Encyclopedia of Western Theology (2007) http://people.bu.edu/wwildman/bce/rauschenbusch.htm
‘Albert Schweitzer’ – Boston Collaborative Encyclopedia of Western Theology (2007) http://people.bu.edu/wwildman/bce/schweitzer.htm
‘Richard Swinburne’ – Boston Collaborative Encyclopedia of Western Theology (2007) http://people.bu.edu/wwildman/bce/swinburne.htm
‘Ernst Troeltsch’ – Boston Collaborative Encyclopedia of Western Theology (2007) http://people.bu.edu/wwildman/bce/troeltsch.htm
‘For Your Own Good – The Proposed Appraisal Scheme for Baptist Ministers’ in The Baptist Ministers’ Journal (2000) (Vol. 270): 3-8.
Review Article ‘Dread and Pentecostal: A Political Theology for the Black Church in Britain’ by Robert Beckford in Regent’s Reviews (2000) (Vol. 16): 27-28.
‘Communication in the Capital: A Theological Reflection’ in Mission in the New Millennium: A Fresh Challenge and Call to Christian Commitment in the Capital (ed.) Clive Doubleday (London: London Baptist Association, 1998): 46-51.