Black Sheep and Prodigals
Dave Tomlinson is a regular on the Pause for Thought slot in Chris Evans’ Radio 2 Breakfast show. In this session Dave will talk about how he sees spiritual communities as places where we can explore issues of faith and spirit with openness, imagination and creativity. His black sheep spirituality is one where doubts and questions are an essential part of faith; where difference of opinion is a sign of a secure community; where divine revelation is embraced wherever it is found, and that faith is something that is lived and practised rather than embalmed in beliefs or ritual
Dave Tomlinson has been a Church leader for many years. He founded the legendary Holy Joe's, a church in a pub in Clapham for disaffected people from main stream churches and those searching for a spirituality that the regular church was not providing. He is now Vicar of St Luke's, Holloway, a thriving eclectic parish church in north London with the same open ethos. He is the author of the seminal The Post-Evangelical, and How to be a Bad Christian and a Better Human Being.