Joe is responsible for Pentecostal and Multicultural Relations at Churches Together in England and is a bishop in the Church of God of Prophecy.
He is Honorary Research Fellow at Roehampton University, Trustee of Movement for Justice and Reconciliation, and of NCLF – A Black Christian Voice; Patron of Housing Justice and Patron of the Nurses Association of Jamaica. Joe is a broadcaster including on BBC Radio 2’s Pause for Thought
, BBC Radio 4’s Prayer for the Day
and the Daily Service. He has experience as bishop and pastor, chair and member of strategic councils, boards and committees mainly in the areas of religion, education, health and community relations including member of the Windrush Advisory Panel of HMCLG supporting the Annual Windrush Day.
Joe has a Master’s Degree with Distinction and a PhD in Theology from Sheffield University; is author and editor of several books including Respect: Understanding Caribbean British Christianity
, The Black Church in the 21st Century
, Thinking outside the box – on race, faith and life
(Hansib 2013), From Top Mountain – An Autobiography
(Hansib 2015), and most recently Editor of Pentecostals and Charismatics in Britain
. He is a regular contributor to periodicals including the College of Preachers’ The Preacher
Joe is married to Novelette, a psychotherapist and chaplain; they have three grown-up daughters and four grandchildren.