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Liturgy of the Ordinary | Book Review

Liturgy of the Ordinary | Book Review

Liturgy of the Ordinary: Sacred Practices in Everyday Life by Tish Harrison Warren is the type of book that causes you to pause and ponder after each chapter. These books, for me, don’t tend to come around too often, but when they do I lap them […]

Threads Post: How would you rate yourself?

Threads Post: How would you rate yourself?

I’ve written another article over at the Threads Website on the first episode of the new Black Mirror Series. Here is an excerpt: The episode, Nosedive, holds up a stark dystopian mirror to our social media obsessed world, where everyone has a rating and can […]

5 Resources for Halloween

5 Resources for Halloween

It’s that time of the year again where pumpkins get faces, kids get high on sugar and everything gets a bit spooky. It’s also that time of the year where I hear a lot of Christians say “we don’t do Halloween” while locking their front […]

What kind of world do we want to live in?

What kind of world do we want to live in?

In the film Gattaca, we see a futuristic world of advance science and technology. It’s a world striving for perfection, which is manifested through the powerful science of eugenics; where controlled breeding enables a society to run at its best, without any imperfections. We see […]

5 Resources for hosting a film discussion

5 Resources for hosting a film discussion

The first film discussion I ever went to was while I was involved in student ministry. It was during the Christian Union Events week, where a group of us gathered together in a small room and watched an arty short film from Kieslowski’s Dekalog series. […]

Interstellar: The Story of Love

Interstellar: The Story of Love

I think Interstellar might be one of my favourite films of all time. I’ve seen it three or four times now and each time I find it enriching to watch. This film is coated in physics and chemistry with tons of sci-fi goodness, yet at […]

Threads Post: Have we finally got over our profile pictures?

Threads Post: Have we finally got over our profile pictures?

I’ve written an article over at the Threads website. Here is an excerpt – My mother-in-law caught me off guard the other day as we gathered together for a family photo. She announced very casually: “I’ll just get my selfie stick”. Everyone looked at each […]

Channel 4’s Eden: Can we start again?

Channel 4’s Eden: Can we start again?

What if we could start again? Is the catchphrase of the new TV series on Channel 4 called Eden. It’s a social experiment seeing how modern Britons cope with a year out in the sticks, surviving on the land rather than on their smart-phones. The […]

Pokemon Go & Creating Community

Pokemon Go & Creating Community

You have probably seen a new craze hit the gaming and social media world in the last couple of weeks: Pokemon Go. It seems everyone is playing it! News articles keep popping up in my feed about the game and friends have been posting cartoon […]

Fairy Tales in the Dark

Fairy Tales in the Dark

We have all grown up to the tune of “Once upon a time…” It brings comfort hearing those words as we brace ourselves for the impending adventure. Disney has coined this phrase and produced stories that bring back childhood memories of princes and princesses. Disney […]