I’ve just read The Circle by Dave Eggers on the recommendation of Pete Phillips from the #MediaLit17 Conference I’ve just blogged my way through. ‘Prescient, scary, unputdownable.’ The Times got it right with that comment. With no chapters, only three ‘books’, I raced through this book with seemingly unquenchable curiosity — what would happen? would Mae copee? […]

This week I have been fortunate to take part in the CODEC Annual Conference MediaLit 2017. We have covered an array of topics with a variety of speakers with different passions and areas of expertise. And I have Chronicled my experience of this the whole way through, to intentionally engage with the conference in a […]

The final session, before the concluding devotions, is reflecting on the whole week. Karen has tweeted out a storify collection of the #MediaLit17 tweets on Twitter. We spent some time discussing in groups our reflections on the week. One group observed that it’s important we operate with discernment and a desire for balance. This was […]

#MediaLit17 Chronicles 16: “Hacking Church” We went to the pub and spoke to a couple of local Methodists who operate intentionally with a “hacking mindset” to approach church life and engage with mission. This was a great and long conversation, and given the nature of it I’d struggle to adequately represent the whole conversation but […]

We turn now to Cranmer Hall’s own Kate Bruce who is leading a session engaging with the Theology of Entertainment. We started by thinking about those occasions where we have encountered something of God in entertainment and then wondered what the positives of associating with theology and entertainment. Theology shouldn’t just be solemn and grim, […]