The Unbeliever - Bublé style?

Michael Bublé's in Hell? Really? And you know this? For sure? And you had to tell other people about this because…? No, don't worry, it's not that kind of a post! Just a small thought. Too often we are in danger of thinking that the unbeliever thinks about God the way that Bublé thinks about […]

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The Oboe

For a long time the oboe has been, without any doubt, my favourite orchestral instrument. Best used to float a piercing melody over the top of strings or other instruments. Here's some great examples. La Calinda, Delius “Miss Marple”, Ken Howard Serenade for Winds; K361 3rd Movement, Mozart The Duck from “Peter and the Wolf”, […]

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How to Ask Questions

One of the gambits played by Rob Bell in the recent controversy is that he is only asking questions that other Christians have asked over the millenia. But of course, that's just a canard. Watch his teaser video again and ask yourself if these are genuine questions or simply rhetorical devices to make a point? […]

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John Barry

Britain's finest fim music composer passed away yesterday.   Composer John Barry, famous for his work on Born Free, Out of Africa and the James Bond films, has died in New York of a heart attack aged 77. Born John Barry Prendergast in 1933, the York-born musician first found fame as leader of the John […]

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Yeoman Warder Tour of the Tower of London

I'm surprised that this hasn't got massively viral yet. Last December a tourist at the Tower of London captured the whole of their tour given by a Yeoman Warder (more commonly known as a “Beefeater”) on video and uploaded it to Youtube. And it's brilliant. Here it is in all its glory.

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Michael Card - God’s Own Fool

Michael Card remains my favourite Christian songwriter and this song is one of my favourites. There is often a proud arrogance that prevents many from even beginning to accept the claims of Jesus on their life. Mark 3:20 Then [Jesus] went home, and the crowd gathered again, so that they could not even eat. 21 And […]

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