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A little Mixed up...does the church have an alternative to popular music?

It’s lent that time of the year where people try too give up something they like and make a personal sacrifice. However this year I went a bit out of the box and gave up secular music and have where I’d been my choice only listened to Christian worship music. 664 more words


Book Review: The Spy, the Rat and the Bed of Nails

Mark Roques, The Spy, the Rat and the Bed of Nails: Creative Ways of Talking about Christian Faith, Leeds: Thinking Faith 2017.

ISBN 978-0-9957572-0-2, 182… 318 more words

Book Review

Into the Wild.

Well if something can speak to you, it is the moment when music hits you, and it does every time when there’s Eddie’s vocal behind the mike. 524 more words


Monsters and Men Part I: Gaston, Trauma, and Toxic Masculinity

!Spoilers for Disney’s new live-action Beauty and the Beast follow!

Gaston rears his fist back, he’s intent on striking the man in front of him, Belle’s father, who has just said that Belle will never be with him. 1,105 more words

Cultural Studies

Model Emily Ratajkowski is Hurting, Not Helping Sea Turtles

I get a daily alert from Vogue magazine (I know, shocking!). Today, I clicked on a link to check out model Emily Ratajkowski’s vacation photos from Mexico and was shocked to… 532 more words


Mad To Be Normal

Here is a link to the screening of Mad To Be Normal in Glasgow. The film stars David Tennant in the lead role and is directed by Robert Mullan. 57 more words


March 26, 1881 Old Abe

In 1861, leader of the Lac du Flambeau Ojibwe band Ahgamahwegezhig, or “Chief Big Sky”, captured an eaglet, and sold it for a bushel of corn to the McCann family of Chippewa County, Wisconsin. 961 more words