David Guthrie is a resident of Auckland, New Zealand. Ordained into the ministry of the Anglican (Episcopalian) church in 1966, married in 1967, he has served as parish priest and hospital chaplain before undertaking a major project for the Auckland health authority in 1990 and subsequently into commercial life. In 2003, he was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer from which he was given only a small chance of recovery. He survived, however, and now lives in the Auckland suburb of Titirangi.
Global God explores the thesis that the emergence of global culture requires a viable and authentic global spirituality. Global God assembles the key data driving change, explores models by which we may make sense of the data, develops a body of theory and outlines the directions for practical action. Global God is a work in progress and the author invites comment and response.
The traditional Christian faith story encompasses creation to consummation, with the story of Jesus as its central point. However, the story as traditionally told fails at every point to be credible today. Without a credible faith story, Christianity cannot survive. What is happening is that a new narrative is arising that is radically reshaping Christianity and its future.
Walk the Edge explores the relationship of two people confronted with death and the loss of their love. The author wrote the novel when confronted with his own probable death, and through the pages of the novel explored the themes of the meaning of life and death, creativity, spirituality and the issues confronting the global world.