Jeremy Duncan

Jeremy Duncan

Lead Pastor

I'm a husband, father, pastor and theologian (in that order). I also get the incredible privilege of helping to lead our team here at Commons. I look after most of the Sunday teaching and I work with our elders to help chart our course as a community. I'm kind of a theology nerd and my graduate work is in theories of non-violence particularly relating to how we understand the atonement and the book of Revelation. My wife Rachel and I have a son and a dog (both adopted and both amazing). Generally, Thursdays are marked off in my calendar to meet with people from the community, so if you ever want to grab a coffee, shoot me an email, I'd love to hear a bit of your story. Grace and peace.


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Reading List

Reading List

Iโ€™m often asked about books to read on various topics. While we try to keep the book table at church stocked with engaging works from various Christian authors relating to the life of faith, this list is meant to serve a slightly different purpose. These titles offer a more in-depth look at specific topics relating to Christian study and could serve as a basic bibliography if youโ€™re looking to dive into a more narrow area of focus. I donโ€™t personally agree with all of the positions and arguments made in every one of these books, but I have found all of them helpful, well written, and researched. These books are not inaccessible to the average person at all, but are generally written at an academic level so be aware of that going in. I'm always happy to suggest additional resources if there's a specific topic that's not addressed here. email me

Where did the Bible come from?

Canon Of Scripture, The
By F. F. Bruce

How to read the Bible well:

Hermeneutics: An Introduction
By Anthony C. Thiselton

Historical Critical Issues:

Is God a Moral Monster?
By Paul Copan

Theological Interpretation:


The NIV Application Commentary Series

22 Vols (Zondervan, 1996-2015)

Integrative Theology
By Zondervan, Gordon R. Lewis, Bruce A. Demarest





The Church:

Resident Aliens
By Stanley Hauerwas

Church History:

Different Faiths: