Derek Thompson Profile

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I have just finished the second edition of "Achieving Atonement", which explains how Jesus Christ’s death on a cross 2,000 years ago is critical to God restoring relationships with people today. The violence of the cross was not the work of, or required

Derek Philip Thompson was born in Hammersmith, England in 1950 and in 1957 his family immigrated to Australia. He grew up and went to school in Penrith, NSW. After studying electrical engineering at Sydney University, he worked for 34 years with NSW Public Works as an electrical engineer and project manager. It was in 1974 that he became a Christian and married Margaret. They have two daughters. After taking early retirement in 2009, Derek completed a Diploma in Theology at Charles Sturt University. Since 2005 Derek has been involved in a regional ecumenical church organisation called Five Islands Christian Ministries and in 2020 helped to plant Albion Park Community Church, as its Associate Pastor.

Books I've written

  • Observers' Guide to God
    Observers' Guide to God Religious by Derek Thompson
    Observers' Guide to God
    Observers' Guide to God



    Dec 2015

    Observers’ Guide to God, an eBook by Derek Thompson, is a field guide for observing God in the wild, or other places. At a concise 13,430 words and with colou...

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle