Two weeks ago we gathered together in our new venue (!!!) for the first time in 2017. The topic was ‘Post-Truth’, what it looks like to follow a God of truth when the truth seems to be so blurry these day (see: alternative facts and fake news), or when truth seems to matter less in light of people’s emotions. Continue reading
Eleanor has a listen through Ed Sheeran’s new album ‘divide’ and reviews each track: Continue reading
For a number of years now I’ve loved the Karl Barth quote about how we as Christians are called to hold the “Bible in one hand, and the newspaper in the other.” I think it holds a number of ideas pertinent to living as the people of God in 2017.
We believe that the scriptures reveal truths about who God is, but also about how he calls us to live as his peculiar and redeemed people. Continue reading
Shane Claiborne (US) is a prominent speaker, activist, and best-selling author. His classic book “The Irresistible Revolution” is about the best invitation to a life of justice, community and compassion you can get. It’s done the rounds in New Zealand and transformed the faith of many. Continue reading
Things we’re really looking forward to in 2017:
Beauty and the Beast:
Need I say more?! LOOK AT THE BEAUTIFUL TRAILER!!!
Meatless Meat/Chicken: Continue reading
Here are some of my favourite films from 2016. Before we begin though, here is my list of ‘would probably definitely be on this list if I had seen it yet’: Kubo and the Two Strings, Rogue One, Moana, Sing Street, La La Land, Loving, Hacksaw Ridge.
In no particular order …
One of the first films I saw this year and boy did we get off to a fantastic start. This film about talking animals contains countless layers of commentary on gender inequality and racism. While being oh so clever and hilarious. Continue reading