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Batman V Superman: The death of god

Batman V Superman: The death of god

*This post contains spoilers straight away Let’s start at the end of the film. The camera pans out from a funeral scene and then zooms in to a coffin, supposedly containing Superman – the god of this world. Dead. The scene pauses slightly and then […]

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 […]

5 Reasons to Read: The Myth of the Non-Christian

5 Reasons to Read: The Myth of the Non-Christian

I recently got a review copy (from Netgalley) of The Myth of the Non-Christian by Luke Cawley. Here is a short blurb from Goodreads: “There’s no such thing as a non-Christian. Somebody might self-identify as spiritual but not religious. Or they might be a practicing […]

5 Reasons to Read: A Wilderness of Mirrors

5 Reasons to Read: A Wilderness of Mirrors

Recently I was given a review copy of Mark Meynell’s new book: A wilderness of mirrors. Overall I found this book a rich and insightful read. Here are 5 reasons why: 1. A deep look at culture – Mark Meynell invites us to take a […]

Inside Out & the Place of Sadness

Inside Out & the Place of Sadness

*There are a few spoilers* In the film Inside Out we meet two emotions that seem totally opposed to one another; joy and sadness. They live inside an 11-year-old girls head called Riley. It turns out that Joy doesn’t want Sadness anywhere near Riley’s memories. […]

The Messy Human

The Messy Human

It sometimes feels like we are a little obsessed with the word “community”. It is the buzz word of not just the church scene but in our society too. I imagine its our attempt to claw back that sense of belonging and feeling connected to […]

The Freedom of Self-Forgetfulness

The Freedom of Self-Forgetfulness

This short book by Tim Keller is one of the most challenging books I have ever read. You can read it in one sitting but you will probably want to re-read it because it makes your heart ache and your head hurt! Keller asks this […]

Prometheus: A Cold Creator

Prometheus: A Cold Creator

In the opening scene of Prometheus we meet our creator and the origins of life on earth begin to unfold in a brutal way. The rest of the film is about humanity trying to connect with their creator and understand the Origin of life on […]

Downton Abbey and Keeping up Appearances

Downton Abbey and Keeping up Appearances

I really enjoy watching Downton Abbey, there is just something about the characters that are likeable and they have a lifestyle that’s alien but intriguing to us. There is also something quite notable in the series, the image of perfection. Sweeping everything under the carpet […]