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Exiled Preacher · 3W ago

Hacksaw Ridge

"I can't hear you" prays Desmond Doss. The last time Andrew Garfield played a character struggling with God's silence, the heavens remained silent. But now God's voice is heard. "What do you...
Exiled Preacher · 1M ago

Affinity Theological Study Conference March 1 - 3, 2017

The Christian Church: Its Mission in a Post-Christian Culture Looking forward to this. A hugely relevant theme. The conference format includes opportunities for in-depth discussion of papers...
Exiled Preacher · 1M ago

La La Land

Think that was a chick flick. Boy meets girl. Singing and dancing. Be true to yourself. Pursue your dreams. No especially theological thoughts generated. One line hit home though, 'People ...
Exiled Preacher · 1M ago

Christ and the Decree by Richard A. Muller

Baker Academic, 2008, 240pp Why should a busy pastor give time to studying a work of historical theology like this? Surely we'd be better off reading a how-to manual on sermon illustration...
Exiled Preacher · 1M ago

Silence

Silence. The silence of God. How do you cope with that? Jesuit priests, Sebastião Rodrigues (Andrew Garfield) and Francisco Garupe (Adam Driver) set out for Japan on search of their lost me...
Exiled Preacher · 1M ago

Effective School Governance by Mark A'Bear

Directory of Social Change, 2016, 174pp Very few people know exactly what they are letting themselves in for when they join a school governing board. I certainly didn't. Whatever your prec...
Exiled Preacher · 1M ago

A Brand New Start for 2017

Amongst our Christmas presents were tickets for my wife and me to see Paul Weller perform at one of the Teenage Cancer Trust concerts at the Royal Albert Hall. Roll on March. I’ve been a We...
Exiled Preacher · 2M ago

2016: A year in music

2016 may go down as a year of political upsets and celebrity deaths, but closer to home it was a year of celebration. Not all the time, of course. But we did have a couple of biggies to ce...
Exiled Preacher · 2M ago

David Sky: The Gov-Father (A Christmas Special)

I know, it's been some time since I updated you on what's become of my old friend,  David Sky. People have been asking (really), but 'least said, soonest mended' and all that. Fact is, I h...
Exiled Preacher · 2M ago

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Took my girls to see this on Saturday. Many of the familiar features of the Star Wars universe are in the film. The Empire's Death Star super weapon, snazzy space ships, stormtroopers clad i...