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Partner in Just Film, a video production company which tries to focus on social justice. A Quaker.

Who is God? Where is God?

Who is God? Where is God?

Big questions which no one can answer and that, of course, is where faith comes in. The atheists would say “simple – nowhere, he/it doesn't exist”. When Moses asked God his name he was told “I am that I am.” ...

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Beatrice – The Cadbury Heiress Who Gave Away Her Fortune, a biography that examines Christianity vs. capitalism

A riches-to-rags love story in which two idealistic missionary pacifists challenge the authorities during two world wars, denounce the capitalism which made them rich and attempt to live by strict Christian values, without money or possessions. Beatrice Cadbury, youngest daughter ...

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Is Britain A Christian Nation?

Is Britain A Christian Nation?

The answer must be a resounding no! Of course, it depends on what you mean by Christian. Many people will not agree with my definition because so much has happened in the last 2000 years to make an apparently simple ...

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New Music Video Turns Amazing Grace On Its Head

New Music Video Turns Amazing Grace On Its Head

Leonie Soprano has a lovely singing voice and she uses it to excellent effect on a new music video entitled Amazing Disgrace, a pastiche of the 7th century hymn by John Newton. But the lyrics in this version contain none ...

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What do Apple Computers and Eastern Religion have in common?

A biography of Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple who died last year, throws new light on this iconic brand. While he was still a teenager, Steve became fascinated by Eastern spirituality. The very name Apple came from an apple ...

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Faith groups and atheists unite to kill vultures

Faith groups and atheists unite to kill vultures

Early in 2010 the anti-poverty movement scored a remarkable victory. Led by the Jubilee Debt Campaign a coalition of charities, faith groups and NGOs persuaded parliament to pass legislation preventing so called vulture funds from perusing 'heavily indebted poor countries' ...

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God's Dream by Archbishop Desmond Tutu

God's Dream by Archbishop Desmond Tutu

God's Dream is a delightful little board book from this spiritual giant. With beautiful illustrations by Le Uyen Pham throughout its 15 pages, it is suitable for the very youngest readers. It embraces some of the great themes of all ...

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A Very Seedy Christmas, Indeed

A Very Seedy Christmas, Indeed

As a wooly minded Guardian reader, I don't normally get to see the Daily Mail but a member of my family left one around last week and I found myself reading Tom Rawstorne's report of his second visit to the ...

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Quaker "Beyond Hope" For Posting Video On YouTube

Quaker "Beyond Hope" For Posting Video On YouTube

Several years ago, I made a series of films about Quakers in Britain. They covered subjects like what do Quakers think about God, other religions, the Bible; are Quakers Christians; what are the Quaker testimonies; and similar topics. They were ...

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British Prime Minister declares: "Britain is a Christian Country"

British Prime Minister declares: "Britain is a Christian Country"

David Cameron, who calls himself "a committed but vaguely practicing" Christian has said the UK is a Christian country "and we should not be afraid to say so". And he staunchly defended the role of religion in politics saying the ...

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British Quakers Support the Occupy Movement.

British Quakers Support the Occupy Movement.

Quakers in Britain have now formally given their support to the 'Occupy' protest camp outside St Paul's Cathedral in London. In a statement from British Yearly Meeting, which represents all Quakers in Britain, it says "We agree with the statement ...

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Quaker Faces Jail For Refusing to Support The Military

Quaker Faces Jail For Refusing to Support The Military

A British Quaker has lost his bid to withhold that part of his income used to wage war. Colchester County Court ruled that Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) had a right to demand the money from Roy Prockter, a ...

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Parents of Murdered Son Talk of Love, Hope and Peace

Parents of Murdered Son Talk of Love, Hope and Peace

Greenbelt is a Christian arts festival held in the United Kingdom each year. It attracts about 20,000 people from all branches of the church and others who do not belong to any church. Many of the speakers come from the ...

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