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Windsor, Lionel



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  • The Rev Dr Lionel Windsor


  • Lionel Windsor is ordained in the Diocese of Sydney and lectures in New Testament and Biblical Greek at Moore College. Lionel is married to Bronwyn and they have three teenagers: Adelaide, Harry and Eleanor. They attend the evening service at St Augustine’s Anglican Church Neutral Bay. Before he started his formal Christian ministry training, Lionel worked as an engineer in a solar energy research company.

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  • 1 King St





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  • academic article

    • The Named Jew and the Name of God: The Argument of Romans 2:17–29 in Light of Roman Attitudes to Jewish Teachers
    • The formation of gentile Christ-believing identity vis-à-vis Israel in Ephesians and Barnabas
    • Are we there yet? ‘Exile’ in the Bible
    • Whose Incarnation is it Anyway?
    • Learning to Speak Christian in an Online World
  • audio / video

    • The mistranslation “call yourself a Jew”: A myth-busting story (Romans 2:17)
    • Preaching the Pastoral Epistles
    • John MacArthur and 'Giving to Caesar' - with Lionel Windsor and Adrian Russell
    • Think Theologically: Your Church's Relaunch
    • Is Church-Online Church? (Lionel Windsor, Mikey Lynch, Andrew Heard)
    • Jacob: Scoundrel, wrestler and ancestor of Christ, with Philip Kern @ Moore College
    • Ecclesiastes and a world in crisis, with George Athas
    • How did the Reformers respond to plagues? Learning from history with Mark Earngey @ Moore College
    • “He is risen! He is not here”: Comfort and hope in absence, with Peter Orr
    • God’s judgment and compassion in Jeremiah, with Andrew Shead @ Moore College
    • Moore College, open for business: Joys and challenges during Covid-19, with Principal Mark Thompson
    • Domestic abuse and social isolation: how Christians can help the vulnerable, with Louise Cunningham @ Moore College
    • The biblical meaning of righteousness and justification, with Chris Thomson
    • Thinking rightly about the Apocalypse, with David Höhne @ Moore College
    • Gentleness: a crucial virtue in stressful times, with Peter Orr @ Moore College
    • Culture shock: Why everyone’s feeling it, and how to cope, with Margie and Simon Gillham @ Moore College
    • Emotional wellbeing in crazy times, with Paul Grimmond @ Moore College
    • What is church when we can't gather? Thinking theologically with Chase Kuhn
    • Isolation and Christian Love with Dan Wu @ Moore College
    • How should we teach on the environment with Lionel Windsor
    • How to preach 1 Corinthians 11:2-16 well? with Lionel Windsor and Danielle Treweek
    • Podcast | Lift Your Eyes: Reflections on Ephesians
    • Exile and the Christian
  • blog posting

    • “Paul within Judaism” and Romans 2:17–29
    • Slow-burn crazy-making behaviours: recognising and responding
    • Jew and Gentile in Ephesians
    • The “New Normal” and the Same Old Story: Evangelism in a Virtual World
    • Reading Ephesians (Ephesians 6:21–24)
    • Prayer: the heart of evangelism (Ephesians 6:17–20)
    • The importance of being a struggling Christian (Ephesians 6:14–16)
    • Stand your ground (Ephesians 6:10–13)
    • The gospel for the boss (Ephesians 6:9)
    • The gospel: beyond freedom (Ephesians 6:5–8)
    • The gospel and fatherhood (Ephesians 6:4)
    • Paul the Apostle does children’s ministry (Ephesians 6:1–3)
    • The gospel and marriage part 1: Wives (Ephesians 5:22–24)
    • The gospel and marriage part 2: Husbands (Ephesians 5:25–33)
    • Submitting to one another (Ephesians 5:21)
    • Christian singing: Why and how? (Ephesians 5:19–20)
    • What’s wrong with drunkenness? (Ephesians 5:18)
    • Watch how you walk (Ephesians 5:15–17)
    • Living light (Ephesians 5:11–14)
    • The test that matters (Ephesians 5:10)
    • Children of light (Ephesians 5:8–9)
    • What do you want to become? (Ephesians 5:5–7)
    • Holy talk (Ephesians 5:3–4)
    • Imitators of God (Ephesians 5:1–2)
    • The power of forgiveness (Ephesians 4:31–32)
    • The Amazon Fires: A Gospel Response
    • Words with purpose (Ephesians 4:29–30)
    • The gospel for criminals (Ephesians 4:28)
    • Grace and anger (Ephesians 4:26–27)
    • Telling the truth (Ephesians 4:25)
    • Become who you are (Ephesians 4:22–24)
    • Learning Christ (Ephesians 4:20–21)
    • Turn around and walk the other way (Ephesians 4:17–19)
    • Playing your part (Ephesians 4:16)
    • The truth in love: A key principle for church growth (Ephesians 4:14–15)
    • Christ’s body: A brief history (Ephesians 4:11–13)
    • Christ: Up there and down here (Ephesians 4:8–10)
    • Male and Female: Equality and Order in Genesis 1:27
    • Gifted beyond measure (Ephesians 4:7)
    • The one and only God (Ephesians 4:4–6)
    • This unity (Ephesians 4:2–3)
    • The truth on the ground (Ephesians 4:1)
    • God: Beyond us—and with us (Ephesians 3:20–21)
    • This is huge (Ephesians 3:18–19)
    • Where does God live? (Ephesians 3:16–17)
    • Who are you praying to? (Ephesians 3:14–15)
    • My afflictions, your glory (Ephesians 3:12–13)
    • God’s multidimensional wisdom (Ephesians 3:9–11)
    • The meaning of ministry (Ephesians 3:7–8)
    • The open secret (Ephesians 3:4–6)
    • The prisoner lifts his eyes (Ephesians 3:1–3)
    • Strength to live (Ephesians 1:19–21)
    • The blood that brings us close (Ephesians 2:11–13)
    • Are you trying to redeem yourself? (Ephesians 1:6b–7)
    • Built together (Ephesians 2:20–22)
    • No second-class Christians (Ephesians 2:19)
    • Christ the missionary (Ephesians 2:17–18)
    • Christ the wall breaker (Ephesians 2:14–16)
    • Good works and salvation: What’s the connection? (Ephesians 2:8–10)
    • A question of security (Ephesians 2:6–7)
    • This Love (Ephesians 2:4-5)
    • We too: the offenders (Ephesians 2:3)
    • The root of the problem (Ephesians 2:1–2)
    • The first thing to say about church (Ephesians 1:22–23)
    • What’s the point of theology? (Ephesians 1:17–18)
    • Prayer: What are we actually doing? (Ephesians 1:15–16)
    • The Holy Spirit: Our security (Ephesians 1:14)
    • The message is the mission (Ephesians 1:13)
    • Rejoicing in the blessing of others (Ephesians 1:11–12)
    • So here’s the plan (Ephesians 1:8–10)
    • What if it’s not about me? (Ephesians 1:4–6a)
    • #inChrist (Ephesians 1:3)
    • This God (Ephesians 1:2)
    • Amazing holiness (Ephesians 1:1b)
    • Paul: in his own words (Ephesians 1:1a)
    • Lift Your Eyes: Introducing Ephesians
    • Marriage redefinition: What does Romans 1:26–27 really have to say?
    • The Greater Judgement (James 3:1)
    • Truthing in Love
    • Gospel Ministry and Church Politics: What’s the Connection?
    • Sustainable Sacrifice
    • Praise from People or Praise from God?
    • A Journey Through Romans – infographic
    • Learning to live in 3D
  • book

    • Is God Green?
    • Gospel Speech Online: Speaking the Truth in Love in a Digital World
    • Reading Ephesians and Colossians after supersessionism: Christ's mission through Israel to the nations
    • Gospel speech: A fresh look at the relationship between every Christian and evangelism
  • book chapter

    • The Work of Ministry in Ephesians 4:12
    • The ‘Seed,’ the ‘Many’ and the ‘One’ in Galatians 3:16: Paul’s Reading of Genesis 17 and its Significance for Gentiles
    • Preachers and Leaders
  • conference paper

    • Who am I? Identity and freedom in Paul’s letter to the Romans
    • “Every construction”? Ecclesiological Plurality in Ephesians 2:19–22
    • What does Paul actually mean by “submission”?
    • Plural Constructions and Post-supersessionist Possibilities in Ephesians 2:19–22
    • Justification and Union with Christ in Paul
    • "Remember that you were once Gentiles": Making Memories in Ephesians and Barnabas”
  • editorial article

    • The Bible and Same-Sex Marriage: A Response to Robyn Whitaker and Amy-Jill Levine
    • Real Faith in a Performance-Dominated World, *Southern Cross: The News Magazine for Sydney Anglicans* (March 2017)
  • error1

    • Paul and the Vocation of Israel: How Paul’s Jewish Identity Informs his Apostolic Ministry, with Special Reference to Romans
  • invited talk

    • The truth in love: A key principle for church growth
    • A Crash Course in Romans
    • What in the world is going on...with Climate Change?
    • Captivated by Scripture: A Personal Reflection on D. W. B. Robinson’s Legacy for Biblical Studies
    • Is God Green?
    • The truth about reality: Sharing gospel truth in a biblically illiterate world
    • Principles of Complementarian Ministry
    • Are We There Yet?: Exile in the Bible
    • Jesus Christ and the Revolution of Calling
    • Jesus Christ and the Revolution of Security
    • Jesus Christ and the Revolution of Destiny
    • Resurrection and the Environment
  • presentation

    • Is God Green?
    • Overview of Romans 1–5
    • God’s victory over the enemies of assurance: Overview of Romans 5-8
    • Overview of Romans 1–4
  • review

    • The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self by Carl Trueman
    • Donald Robinson on the Origins of the Anglican Church League
    • Review of Romans: Grace and Glory, Translated from Greek and Aramaic Texts (Racine: BroadStreet, 2017)
    • Review of Antoine X. J. Fritz, To the Jew First or to the Jew at Last? Romans 1:16c and Jewish Missional Priority in Dialogue with Jews for Jesus
  • sermon

    • The goals of Bible teaching (1 Timothy 1:1–11)
    • Zacchaeus: the man who stopped Jesus short (Luke 19:1-10)
    • Humility in ministry #3 (Romans 11)
    • Humility in Ministry #2 (Romans 10)
    • Humility in Ministry #1 (Romans 9)
    • Is God Green?
    • The Victory of the Cross
    • Finding praise in the right place (Romans 2:28–29)
    • When education is not the answer (Romans 2:17–27)
    • “Do not weep for me, weep for yourselves…” (Luke 23:28)
    • Who is Jesus For? (Luke 5:1–32)
    • What is the Lord’s Supper? (and what to do with it)
    • Jesus is Compassionate (Mark 1:29–45)
    • Worthy of the Gospel (Philippians 1:27–2:4)
    • Grace and love. Actually (Deuteronomy 9–11)
    • Finding security: a men’s dinner talk (Ephesians 2:1–10)
    • The gift that keeps on taking (1 Samuel 8)
    • 2 Samuel 6
    • 1 Samuel 15
    • Tenacious Love (1 Peter 1:22-2:3)
    • Seeing the World God's Way - 3 Sermons on 2 Thessalonians


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research overview

  • Chief Academic Field: Pauline Studies

research activities

teaching overview

  • Lecturer in New Testament and Biblical Greek

teaching activities

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