Actress says people can be ‘Holy and Horny’

Actress says people can be ‘Holy and Horny’

THE ISSUE of sexuality is to be the focus of a new one-woman show touring the UK later this year. ‘Holy and Horny’ features actress Tonya Joy Bolton playing 20 different characters as she tackles a subject the churches prefer to shun. She toured with the show last year, and it garnered praise from church […]

The Elephant Man – fascinated and fascinating

The Elephant Man – fascinated and fascinating

THE STORY of the ‘Elephant Man’, John Merrick, is well-known, mainly for the award-winning depiction by John Hurt in the 1980 movie. Now it comes to the West End, with Merrick portrayed by Bradley Cooper. However, unlike the movie, the Hollywood superstar does not depend on make-up or prosthetics to convey the deformity. Joseph (also […]

The mission of the Minions

The mission of the Minions

Minions (dir. Kyle Balda and Pierre Coffin, cert. U) are the tiny cylindrical henchmen of arch-villain Gru in Despicable Me – and this new film is a prequel giving their history. Narrated by Geoffrey Rush, it’s pre-history, as the Minions, whose role in life is to serve whoever is the baddest baddie around, start by […]

The Top 10 Bible reading apps

The Top 10 Bible reading apps

These are some of the best Bible reading apps currently available:   DVO – Shows a Bible verse per day, with an in-depth explanation of what the passage is saying. The verse is presented through typography on a decorative background that can be shared to a number of social media sites. Android and iPhone. Glo […]

Friday Night Kitchen DVD launched

Friday Night Kitchen DVD launched

CANTERBURY diocese has launched the video of the recent ‘Friday Night Kitchen’ event that launched this year’s ‘Gathering’. The event was hosted by Radio 4’s the Rev Richard Coles and mixed a chat show with live cooking, including an impressive effort by the Archbishop of Canterbury. The Most Rev Justin Welby was one of the […]

Our favourite worship songs

Our favourite worship songs

New Wine England recently tweeted about their new song, Wildfire, by the talented artist Sam Bailey. Here are some of our other favourite gospel songs from Soul Survivor: Set A Fire – Jesus Culture This song is perfect for group or personal worship, with simple lyrics that get the point across. Let It Be Known […]

The best of the summer festivals

The best of the summer festivals

As Glastonbury kicks off, and prepares to welcome the Dalai Lama, we profile some of the best events this summer.   If you want to follow what is going on at Glastonbury from a different perspective, follow @OurCofE     British Summer Time 20 – 27 June With some big hits, this festival features pop, […]

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