Recipe: Salsa Jambalaya Rice

Recipe: Salsa Jambalaya Rice

1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, chopped 1 green pepper, deseeded and chopped 1 clove garlic, crushed 10ml/2tsp ground paprika 175g/6oz long grain rice 400ml/14floz vegetable stock 1 (200g) pack salsa dip Freshly ground black pepper 1.  Heat the oil in a large non-stick frying pan, add the onion and pepper and sauté over a […]

DVD of the Week: Ponyo

DVD of the Week: Ponyo

Fans of Spirited Away will relish this latest offering from the Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki. Loosely based on the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale The Little Mermaid, the story here revolves around a goldfish princess and a five-year-old boy. The princess, Ponyo, wants to become human and eventually manages to transform herself into a little […]

Saints and Heroes,

Saints and Heroes,

Saints and Heroes, Frank Field SPCK, pb, £12.99 As Labour MP for Birkenhead since 1979 Frank Field has been nobody’s poodle. There must have been times when he has given his party whips nightmares. He has never been afraid to speak his mind and when he has defied the party line he has done so […]

Website tells football fans who to cheer for

Website tells football fans who to cheer for

A website has been launched today that answers the question every World Cup fan asks when their home team isn’t playing or didn’t qualify: who should I cheer for? Everyday during the World Cup, people can visit www.whoshouldicheerfor.com to see how countries measure up against poverty and ethical criteria to help choose which team to […]

Launde Abbey to host family barbecue

Launde Abbey to host family barbecue

Following the success of a number of musical events in 2009, Launde Abbey is inviting people to enjoy music in the gardens and a family barbecue on Sunday, 27th June 2010 in the landscaped gardens of the Elizabethan/Jacobean abbey, near East Norton in Leicestershire, where Konnected Swing, a trio ensemble featuring two clarinetists and a […]

Church cheerleading outfit to star in new film

Church cheerleading outfit to star in new film

As Ascension Eagles prepare to celebrate their 15th season, the cheerleading programme that started as a church outreach in London’s Docklands is looking forward to seeing their story made into a film by UK production outfit Big Talk pictures.  Nira Park and Damian Jones will produce the project, based on the real-life Ascension Eagles story. Revd […]

Christians gear up for Fifa World Cup campaign

Christians gear up for Fifa World Cup campaign

While South Africa may not be favourites to win the World Cup, workers with Operation Mobilisation (OM) are hoping to see games and souls won at this summer’s competition. ‘The Ultimate Goal Campaign’ runs from June 4 – July 12, and involves hundreds of Christians sharing their faith through ‘the beautiful game’. With distribution of […]

Taking the Gospel to every tribe and nation — even Patois

Taking the Gospel to every tribe and nation — even Patois

MORE THAN 250 worshippers gathered in the East London borough of Hackney, London, to welcome the first-ever recording of Luke’s Gospel in Jamaican Patois. Held at Christian Life City Church, it is a foretaste of things to come, with the completed translation of the entire New Testament in Patois planned for 2012. To bursts of […]

Listening goes on through the Indaba process

Listening goes on through the Indaba process

By Bob Libby “INDABA” was introduced into the vocabulary of the Anglican Communion in April of 2008, by the Archbishop of Canterbury, The Most Reverend Rowan Williams, as he prepared for the arrival of more than 600 bishops at their once every 10 year gathering known as the Lambeth Conference. INDABA is a southern African […]