Resources

Wait | Advent video for download

If you’ve not tapped into Proost’s excellent resources then you really should. The ‘Wait’ video I created for Vaux some time back is really good for advent, and can be downloaded here. It was filmed at a local station in London, using the monitors that the drivers use to check doors are clear. Unfortunately the

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A Letter to the Church in North America

Last weekend saw a really innovative gathering in Toronto called ‘Eighth Letter.’ It asked the simple question: if the writer of revelation had written ‘A Letter to the Church in North America’ what would they have said? A number of people were asked to present their letters – some in person, some virtually. Mine’s now

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Back from Greenbelt | Other

In conversation with… Kester Brewin from Greenbelt Festival on Vimeo. Fantastic time at Greenbelt. Was brilliant to meet up with old friends and have some time to catch up. It was also really good to be able to speak about ‘Other’ and engage with people about the ideas that it throws up. I hope that

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Football As Religion | Pele as God

I’ve been asked to contribute to what might be best described as a theological dictionary of culture – coming out sometime at the end of the year I think – and one of the entries I’ve take on is football, through the lens of perhaps its greatest player, Pele. Nice to be able to pass of

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Everything, Pixelated

I’m still very much enjoying Jaron Lanier’s You Are Not A Gadget manifesto and have been especially struck by his thesis that the philosophy of computationalism – the theory that everything can be coded – is actually flawed. A totally pixelated and bit-rated world would be a lesser world… but that doesn’t make this video

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Apple 1 | Yoga Weekend

The first Apple event went really well last night – thanks to everyone who came along and fertilized it with some great ideas. Looking good for the future. And thanks especially to Danny at Salt for giving us a great place to hold it. The next date is provisionally 15th October, so get it in

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Back from Greenbelt | Pirates and other Strangeness

Just got back from Greenbelt yesterday, and rather shocked to have to go into work today after 7 or so weeks summer holiday. It was a fantastic festival, with an excellent mix of talks from all angles and eclectic music too. Good hang out a bit with Rob Bell, Roman Krznaric as well as old

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European Elections – Lobby for Peace in Israel/Palestine

Following a recent visit to Israel and Palestine to meet peacemakers from all sides and faiths, I was struck by just how important Europe is to the situation. Yes, the US has a major role in brokering peace, especially given their high levels of support of all kinds for Israel, and yes the other Middle

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