Film & TV

Six great podcasts to super-charge your commute

June 5, 2018 | hannah thiemWe are big fans of the podcasts which pastors are putting together! Podcasting is one of the best ways to engage deeply with the Bible online, and there are some great Christian options out there.

Solo: A Star Wars Story

May 24, 2018 | judy adamsonA long time ago in a galaxy pretty close by, Han Solo first appeared on our cinema screens in the original Star Wars film.

Everything you need to know about Season 2 of 13 Reasons Why

May 23, 2018 | tara singWith the most tweeted about show of 2017 back for a second season on Netflix, 13 Reasons Why continues to stir up controversy as they present some of the darkest moments of teens lives as confronting entertainment.

“TL:DR” - the podcasts revolutionising how we consume the Bible online.

May 20, 2018 | hannah thiemAlongside recommendations, holiday plans, shopping and socialising, lots of Christians are going online to supplement the teaching they receive from church.

Warts-and-all Christianity

April 25, 2018 | judy adamsonAmid the howls of anger these days at Christians in general, the Centre for Public Christianity has decided to tackle the criticism head-on.

Employable Me

April 19, 2018 | judy adamsonIn a perfect answer to the question of the value to workplaces of those with disability, Employable Me follows nine Australians with a range of neurological conditions such as autism, Fragile X, Asperger’s and Tourette’s Syndrome as they seek to find a job.

“Blessed are the meek”: a deep dive into The Handmaid’s Tale

April 19, 2018 | hannah thiemWhen The Handmaid’s Tale TV series came out in April last year, it was seen as creating striking parallels to society today. If we don’t agree with the society shown in The Handmaid’s Tale, how can we respond to the values represented in the Bible?

The good things about The Good Doctor

April 4, 2018 | russell powell“We hire Shaun, and we give hope to those people with limitations that those limitations are not what they think they are – that they do have a shot!

When it’s wrong to turn your back: A Review of Black Panther

February 21, 2018 | tara singThis is not to diminish the suffering of people in our city, but to help us remember that in our own city there are people who are struggling, and even more so around the world.

What motivates us to #ChooseKind?

December 6, 2017 | hannah steeleWonder is a powerful movie that shows the importance of being the bigger person, standing up against bullies, and choosing kind. Here's all you need to know about it before watching it with your kids

A worthy sequel

October 13, 2017 | stuart adamsonIt was always going to be a hard act to follow.

Perfect provider

September 1, 2017 | What potential ministries could we be part of if we looked further than our front doors?

Never Surrender

July 27, 2017 | On the surface, Dunkirk doesn’t look that different from dozens of other war films.

Bite-size history

May 19, 2017 | Russell PowellIf you have been leading a bible study group for a few years you will have tried most things.

Love conquers all

December 27, 2016 | A United Kingdom' is a timely, true tale of victory over tremendous opposition and adversity.