Lockdown has given us the impetus to do some serious recording. With a heavy live gigging schedule with both Silverthorn and Metanoia, Ruth and I talk about “finding the time to record” but in reality, you need an extended period of time to do it. This week we took our favourite hymn* and did a
There has been a lot of ink spent on Dominic Cummings in the last few days. One curious aspect of the debate is for his right leaning apologists to silence the voice of Christians by citing “forgiveness”. “You are a Christian. That’s not very forgiving”. At the heart of the Christian Faith is repentance, or
Lockdown has taken away so much of our day to day life. Not least of which is music. We are usually live in front of an audience playing in rock bands Silverthorn and Metanoia at least once a week and losing that has been hard. That said, there is a huge creative opportunity that has
We have all given up so much in the last couple of months. However, there is one thing I’ve managed to gain from all of this. The opportunity to begin recording some music. As all of our live gigs have disappeared we have been turning to Pro Tools. When we were asked “Can I sing
This is a set of intercessions that Ruth and I put together for Sunday worship using words from Sue Wallace’s Multi Sensory Prayer book. The crown of thorns was commissioned from a local artist who made it using scrap metal. It is very sharp! Multi-Sensory Prayer: Over 60 innovative ready-to-use ideas
This is something Ruth and I recorded a couple of years ago to use in online worship. We used it as part of our Stations of the Cross service on YouTube this afternoon. The Jesus Film footage is very kindly being allowed for use in online worship. I made contact with them and filled in
On my mammoth to do list is a half written blog post about how this current crisis is disproportionately affecting the poor. Fortunately, this thirty second clip sums it up far more succinctly than I was managing.
This is an easy idea for a prayer station based around some French sweets.
I needed to make some posters and I was looking for stock photos… There is some very specific Church of England stuff that we do, and of course there aren’t stock images out there for them. With Storm Dennis raging, I had time to make some. In theory they should be available to download in