Week 9: Know God

Do Christians Think? "I can't believe in anything I can't understand" says one student to J John. On discovering that he studied agriculture, J John asked: "So, explain to me, how a black cow eats green grass and produces white milk"... Many people think that Christians don't think because we don't think the way they expect us to think... [but we truly question what we believe, what's the point in believing in something if it…

Open Farm Sunday, 7th June 2009

LEAF: 'Linking the Environment and Farming' LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) was set up in 1991. At that time, the gap between consumers and farmers was getting wider and the need to meet and understand both sides of the debate was essential. For the first time a group of farmers, environmentalists, food and agricultural organisations, consumers, government and academics got together to do something positive for the farming industry. They were motivated by a common…

Press-Packer: Open Farm Sunday

LEAF: 'Linking The Environment And Farming'LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) was set up in 1991. At that time, the gap between consumers and farmers was getting wider and the need to meet and understand both sides of the debate was essential. For the first time a group of farmers, environmentalists, food and agricultural organisations, consumers, government and academics got together to do something positive for the farming industry.They were motivated by a common concern for…

Week 8: Take God Seriously

What does your name mean? It's your identity! What do people think of when they say your name? Names are often trademarked, and there are laws regarding defamation, where it's illegal to attack someone's reputation. How would you like to be remembered? Will Lunn-Rockliffe David Williams had a great interview with Will, who is a bit of an adventurer - he doesn't sit around thinking about things, he does them! God meets us where we're…

Churches’ Media Council, 2009 (continued)

The whole conference was structured around 2 questions:What impact does the media have upon society?What impact do people of faith have on the media?Day 1Opening Video Address: Right Hon Tony BlairTony Blair provided a video address to open the conference, talking about the impact that the media can have, both negative and positive - it's possible to transmit hatred and reinforce stereotypes. With such a wide reach, it's vital that the media has strong internal…