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About Joe

Joe Aldred is an Ecumenist, Broadcaster, Speaker and Writer. He is responsible for Pentecostal and Multicultural Relations at Churches Together in England and a Bishop in the Church of God of Prophecy.  He has an earned PhD in Theology from Sheffield University and is a regular contributor to The Preacher, and BBC Radio’s The Daily Service, Pause for Thought and Prayer for the Day. 

Joe is author/editor of several books and articles including Preaching with Power, Praying with Power, Sisters with Power, Respect – understanding Caribbean British Christianity, The Black Church in the 21st Century, Thinking outside the box – on race, faith and life, From Top Mountain – an autobiography.

Joe is married to Novelette, a psychotherapist an NHS Chaplain. They have three grown-up daughters and four grandchildren.


  • Co-President, Housing Justice
  • Editor, Directory of Black Majority Churches UK (Online)
  • Member, Reference Group Prison HOPE
  • Member, Interfaith Network’s Community Forum
  • Trustee, National Church Leaders Forum – a Black Christian Voice
  • Trustee, Movement for Justice and Reconciliation

Academic and Professional Bodies

  • Founding Chair of Black Theology in Britain: A Journal of Contextual Praxis, now Black Theology: An International Journal
  • Former Vice President, Selly Oak Colleges
  • Former External Examiner, Nottingham Trent University
  • Honorary Research Fellow, University of Roehampton

My Books

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