Daniel Hames

Daniel Hames is Associate Director at Union and lectures in systematic and historical theology. He is the co-author of How the Nature of God Shapes and Drives the Mission of the Church, and What Fuels the Mission of the Church.
If God is really so good, surely mission must be the easiest work in the world. Simply hold out Jesus in his gospel, and people should come flocking.
Those who bask in the sunshine of this loving and generous God are the happiest Christians and the happiest missionaries. Seeing in Jesus what our God is really like causes us to shine like him.
When we see the radiance of the sun, we meet warmth, and light, and life. Jesus is the radiance of the glory of God. A God who does not need to take from us, but loves to give and give himself.
Mission is no clunky add-on to your own delighting in God. Instead, it is the natural overflow and expression of the enjoyment you have of him so that, like him, you gladly go out to fill the world with the word of his goodness.
Dan Hames explains the point of reading about and learning from theologians of the past. 
Dan Hames introduces us to the life and theology of the much-maligned Cyril of Alexandria. 
Dan Hames asks why Isaiah 9:6 refers to Jesus as 'Everlasting Father' and whether that contradicts the doctrine of the Trinity. 
Dan Hames explores the way Old Testament people, events, and practices prefigure and preach Jesus and his work of salvation. 
Dan Hames explores passages in the Old Testament where the Son of God appears and asks why these are significant and how they can encourage us today. 
Dan Hames writes about the theological, historical, and biblical reasons he has changed his mind about the death of Jesus. 
Union Ministry Report 2017 
Daniel Hames reminds us that the great theologians of the early church were first and foremost pastors who opened the Bible week-by-week to preach Christ to their flocks. 
Dan Hames looks at the way Jesus thinks about glory and power, and the way he wants his Church to follow in his footsteps. 
Dan Hames takes a whistle-stop tour of the writings of Matthew Henry and John Bradford as they teach us how to pray. 
Daniel Hames explores how the gospel of Jesus is proclaimed by the passing of night and day, helping us to think biblically about everything.
The Bible has been given to us to help us know and love Christ. Our Father is generous and loving, and loves to communicate with us; the Spirit has inspired the scriptures so that they bring life, joy, and fullness to the Christian walk. There is a joy and freedom as we open God’s book and hear his words. If you have misunderstood or abused the Bible up until now, making it about you and your efforts, simply look to Jesus instead. The Bible speaks of him and your salvation rests on him. Read it to love and trust him more.
Dan Hames interviews Nathan Fellingham about study with Union, worship, and theology.