When you listen to those who we define as folk/protest singers and songwriters you tap into an oral history that you will be hard pressed to find elsewhere. These troubadours keep alive the struggles and trials of the past that we here and now should be learning from. I recently got hold of David Rovics' … Continue reading John Brown and his body
Sometimes you come across something on Twitter where someone is trying to make a point. The graphic below is regularly posted by spittle-flecked atheists who use it to highlight the supposed gullibility of Christians. The problem with the above graphic is its glaring dishonesty. Either that or the creator and the many posters aren't familiar with … Continue reading Psalm 82:1
Sometimes a worship song comes along which really moves you. This one below from Pastor Charles Jenkins is one such. Awesomely so. Love the lyrics to it as well.https://youtube.googleapis.com/v/ej5Wr43JYHE&source=udsAuthored by Chris Hall
The smartphone now makes it so easy to get access on the move to audio podcasts of teachings and direction from many people. Certainly I'm finding that I'm using my smartphone more in the car to listen to sound Christian teaching, doctrine and worship rather than the radio or the news.Here's a list of people … Continue reading Favourite Podcasts
Image via CrunchBaseHave to say I was initially chuffed to see the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby laying down a challenge to Wonga and others of their ilk. The AoC communicated that he wanted to see the payday loan industry driven out of business by promoting the use of credit unions.The payday loan industry is … Continue reading The Archbishop and Wonga
Always love listening to this.Authored by Chris Hall
Time to treat myself to another book to go on my Kindle. Problem is choosing one!Any book that catches my eye I add to my Goodreads.com account so I have a continually growing list of books to choose from. What I choose depends a lot on how I feel so at the moment I have … Continue reading What Book?
Look what was done in the aftermath of the Second World War, when Britain was a 'bankrupt nation'. strands of Socialism and Christianity, hand in hand, creating the NHS and bringing so much to all.And now we are in a time of plenty when the concept of 'austerity' touted by the Tory, LibDem and unfortunately … Continue reading Why Public healthcare is good
Image via WikipediaA bit of a debate going on about whether Christianity is being marginalised in British society.The Daily Mail highlights a few of the recent cases that have hit the headlines. It does make one wonder.Gary McFarlane, 48, a former elder in a church in Hanham, Bristol, lost his fight at the Employment Appeal … Continue reading Christianity Marginalised?
Image via WikipediaIt would seem that just reiterating that statement of Christian faith is enough to bring down the wrath of the Advertising Standards Agency. If you believe that statement is true then please sign the new e-petition here.The statement goes:I believe that God can heal Responsible department: Department for Culture, Media and Sport Whether or … Continue reading I believe that God can heal