Job Title: 
Senior Lecturer in Practical Theology
Qualifications: 
DTh MIN, MA, FHEA, DipHE, HND
Bio: 

David has an MA in Youth Ministry and Theological Education (Kings College London) and a Doctorate of Theology and Ministry (DTh Min), also at Kings. David is married to Caroline, has a son called Daniel and a daughter called Lydia.

David is the Assistant Editor for the Journal of Youth and Theology, published by Brill. http://www.brill.com/products/journal/journal-youth-and-theology

Career History: 

David has 18 years experience of working with young people in the voluntary sector and has been a youth minister in a church for 15 years. Through joint collaborations, David has led a pioneering Connexion project amongst travellers and NEET young people, an ecumenical worship and social action youth project (Passion and Fusion), has been Chair of Bromley Council for Voluntary Youth Services (BCVYS) and Chair of Springs Dance Company (Europe’s foremost Christian Dance Company). For seven years he was a community governor for a local school. Before training with Oasis Trust (1997 – 1999), he spent four years at Art School (Norfolk Institute of Art and Design) and five years as a graphic designer/ senior designer in London.
 

Interests: 

David is a surfer and enjoys road-cycling, time with family, friends and good coffee!

Memberships/Associations: 

International Association for the Study of Youth Ministry (IASYM).
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

Publications: 

Forthcoming: 'Youth Ministry and Theological Shorthand: Living amongst the fragments of coherent theology': Wipf & Stock: Picwick Publications (2017)

Forthcoming: ‘Living Amongst the Fragments of a Coherent Theology: Youth Ministry, Worship and Icons of Epistemology’ in Journal of Youth and Theology (2:2016).

'Youth Work and the Church', co-authored chapter with Graham Bright, in 'The Nature of Youthwork': Palgrave (2015)

'Enacted Faith, Youth Ministry and Theological Shorthand' in Journal of Youth and Theology (2014) Volumne 13, Number 2

'Faith in Practice: Youth Ministry & Theological Shorthand' in Praxeis - Journal of the Institute for Children, Youth & Mission (May 2014)

Research Papers

 

International Association for the Study of Youth Ministry, European Conference at The Protestant Theological University (PThU), Amsterdam, April 2016

  • 'Living Amongst the Fragments of a Coherent Theology: Youth Ministry, Worship and Icons of Epistemology

International Association for the Study of Youth Ministry, International Conference at London School of Theology, January 2015

  • 'Ecclesiology, Youth Ministry and Theological Shorthand'

Ecclesiology and Ethnography Symposium, St. John's College, Durham University September 2014

  • 'Youth Ministry, Theological Shorthand and Ecclesial Practice'

International Association for the Study of Youth Ministry European Conference, Czech Republic 23rd-26th April 2014

  • 'Youth Ministry, Embodiment and Theological Shorthand'

Youth Ministry Research Day, Kings College London, November 2013

  • 'Relationships as Communicative Acts and Youth Ministry. Headlines and Insights from a DTh Min.'

Ecclesiology and Ethnography Symposium, St John’s College, University of Durham, September 2013

  • 'Relationships as Communicative Acts in Youth Ministry and Trinitarian Theology'

Centre for Learning in Community Transformation (CLiCT), Oasis College of Higher Education, July 2013

  • ‘Headlines and Insights’ Key themes through the research journey, approaching the finish of a DTh Min
     
Social Networks: 

Twitter: @david_bailey_1