Category Archives: Video

Three things the church can learn from advertising

I’m writing up a few thoughts on what church communications could learn from advertisers. It’s dangerous territory, of course, because the church and advertising has always been a little controversial. But here are three things. 1. People make decision based more on how they feel than what they think. Pretty much most advertising appeals in… Read More »

A film project with a bigger outcome.

A small reflection on the value of working together on projects which involve the wider community, and in particular people who haven’t worked together before. This morning we met about a hundred excited primary school children at the Keighley Picture House. The children were all dressed up in their glam outfits for a red carpet… Read More »

On welcoming children

If you’ve been following the CofE / RC series of  “listen to God, hear the poor” you will have been inspired be some excellent reflections this week. The piece yesterday was by Matthew Reed which I share here.

Amazing Grace. A video reflection for Easter

Here’s an Easter meditation I photographed at the wonderful Calvary at Middleton, Ilkley.   The stations of the cross there are hidden away in the trees and a great place to reflect, pray, look, listen.  The music for the mediation is by Tino Alberti who gave me permission to us it.  At first the music… Read More »

Creative media courses at Oblong in Leeds

Thought I’d update you in the media projects I’m involved with through Oblong in Leeds Oblong is a community development charity based at the Woodhouse Community Centre in Leeds. The charity manages the newly refurbished centre, runs community development projects and supports the personal development of volunteers. As part of this we are steadily growing… Read More »