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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. […]

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 […]

Top 10 Books Read in 2015

Top 10 Books Read in 2015

In 2015 I set myself a goal to read 50 books in the year, however I only managed to read 40 books. Which is kind of what I expected, 50 books always felt slightly out of reach for me but it was a challenge I […]

Mary, Humanity & Humility

Mary, Humanity & Humility

Christmas is a time of waiting, remembering and rejoicing. The Father sends us the most precious gift of all. His Son. I have been thinking about this a lot. Mary, babies, humanity and humility. I guess more so recently as I wait for our child […]

Thoughts on contextualisation | Part 2

Thoughts on contextualisation | Part 2

  Read Part 1 here. 1.Going to the places of worship in the city. It might be surprising to think of there being places to worship in our city, especially as our culture bends towards secularism. Yet people still worship and create things to worship, […]

What Captures your Imagination?

What Captures your Imagination?

In Mere Christianity, C.S.Lewis makes an interesting point about faith: “I was assuming that if the human mind once accepts a thing as true it will automatically go on regarding it as true, until some real reason for reconsidering it turns up. In fact, I […]

My Thoughts on the Film Noah

My Thoughts on the Film Noah

¬†It has been a rather interesting few years for the rise of biblical stories on the big screen. We have had The Passion of Christ, Exodus:Gods and Kings and Noah. There are often mix feelings about these films because they don’t tend to stick to […]

Disney and the Messages it Sends

Disney and the Messages it Sends

I grew up on Disney. The moving drawings, the damsel in distress, the out of the blue songs that make me cringe and yet I know all the words. A world of dragons, ¬†talking animals, carpet rides, evil step mums, ugly sisters, useless fathers, pretty […]