Category Archives: Review

The Good God

I owe much of my understanding of the beautiful doctrine of the Trinity to Mike Reeves, author of ‘The Good God’, a book I am currently re-reading for the umpteenth time for a church training day coming up in a … Continue reading

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What’s Best Next

I’ve had a few conversations with people at church, at work and amongst friends recently about how many things there are to do in life, and how little time we have. If you’re feeling like that – swamped by deadlines, … Continue reading

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And for my next musical plug…

…You really should listen to The Oh Hellos. No, really – I’m telling you, they’re brilliant! Check out songs like this… Hello My Old Heart Like the Dawn Exeunt With lyrics like this… No, I am not afraid to die … Continue reading

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Gotye – Somebody That I Used To Know (feat. Kimbra)

I can’t stop hitting repeat on this song… it’s like sad, heart-full-of-hurt tiptoeing.

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English Rain – Gabrielle Aplin

Not usually my typical musical fare, but I’ve been really enjoying this album this week. Gabrielle Aplin is possibly most well-known for her version of ‘The Power of Love’ which John Lewis used in their Christmas advert last year. I … Continue reading

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The Island (2006)

I watched a film called ‘The Island’ the other day – I saw it whilst I was abroad, without the benefit of subtitles, when my Russian was pretty negligible. Watching it again, with some helpful English subs thrown in, I’ve … Continue reading

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Come See the Morning

I’ve been holding off sharing this because the video footage isn’t amazing, but having listened to it again a lot this weekend, and after having recommended it to a friend, I’ve decided I can’t wait- it must be shared with … Continue reading

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Bon Iver

I’ve made a delightful discovery! Thinking Bon Iver could get no better, I happened to stumble across this B-side on Youtube, and used up nearly all my listens on Spotify having it on repeat. It’s mournful, wistful and heart-wrenchingly good … Continue reading

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Text a Toastie

Tonight I had fun with Anglia Ruskin CU as they ran an outreach event known as ‘Text a Toastie’. For those of you unfamiliar with the phone&food brand of evangelism, this basically amounts to asking people to text in a … Continue reading

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Fountain of Goodness – Olly Knight & Mike Reeves

I’ve been at Forum this week with nearly 1000 CU leaders, their staff and Relay workers and a host of wonderful guests – it’s been a great week of enjoying God’s beautiful creation, deepening friendships, receiving Christ and being stirred … Continue reading

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