Global Perspectives: United Kingdom

In this episode, Darrell Bock and Krish Kandiah discuss what Christianity is like in the United Kingdom, focusing on the Christian presence in positions of influence.

About the Contributors

Darrell L. Bock

Dr. Bock has earned recognition as a Humboldt Scholar (Tübingen University in Germany), is the author of over 40 books, including well-regarded commentaries on Luke and Acts and studies of the historical Jesus, and work in cultural engagement as host of the seminary’s Table Podcasts. He was president of the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) from 2000–2001, served as a consulting editor for Christianity Today, and serves on the boards of Wheaton College and Chosen People Ministries. His articles appear in leading publications. He is often an expert for the media on NT issues. Dr. Bock has been a New York Times best-selling author in nonfiction and is elder emeritus at Trinity Fellowship Church in Dallas. When traveling overseas, he will tune into the current game involving his favorite teams from Houston—live—even in the wee hours of the morning. Married for over 40 years to Sally, he is a proud father of two daughters and a son and is also a grandfather.

Krish Kandiah

Dr. Kandiah is a social entrepreneur with a vision to help solve some of society’s seemingly intractable problems through building partnerships across civil society, faith communities, government and philanthropy. He is the chair of the Adoption and Special Guardianship Leadership Board where he brings strategic leadership to the finding of permanent,loving families for children in the care system working across the sector and advising the English government. Krish has led the charge on mobilizing civil society groups and churches as they have supported recent arrivals from Hong Kong, Afghanistan, and Ukraine. He has helped to inspire and train thousands to care for vulnerable adults and children. He is spearheading collaborative ventures among government, media, charities and philanthropy. He is the founder of The Sanctuary Foundation.