I use a couple of movie review sites to get a flavour for a particular film, and I’m starting to think they are actually quite pointless. Most of them allow you to rate a film out of 5 or 10 stars..
Jesus’ teaching consistently attracted the irreligious while offending the Bible-believing, religious people of his day. However, in the main, our churches today do not have this effect. The kind ..
Computer games don’t affect kids, I mean if Pac Man affected us as kids, we’d all be running around in darkened rooms, munching pills and listening to repetitive music. Marcus Brigstocke
I was rather appalled to find some comments by Nick Griffin about Haiti on the BBC website . They’re from a couple of weeks ago, and apparently he published them on his Twitter site. Mr Griffin’s orig..
Don’t you wish there was a knob on the TV to turn up the intelligence? There’s one marked ‘Brightness,’ but it doesn’t work. Marcus Brigstocke
Now often I find art stupid, rubbish, pretentious, etc etc - I’m sure it’s because I don’t understand it. This this is stupendously good - I genuinely couldn’t believe my eyes the first time I saw it...
Over the years I have frequently thought about the relationship between the uncompromising ethical stance of much of the New Testament (not least the Sermon on the Mount), and salvation as the free gi..
I watched an excellent programme on BBC One last night, called the Narnia Code. One of the points of the documentary was that CS Lewis preferred a medieval understanding of the universe to the modern ..
By this I don’t mean Proverbs that necessarily are Good News, but the translation of the Proverbs in the Good News translation of the Bible. One or two have actually made me laugh out loud, because th..
What makes a good sermon? We are having a preachers’ meeting this evening at church, and at our staff meeting this lunchtime we discussed the kinds of things we look for in a good sermon. We suggested..