Reviews

Films & TV Films & TV

Corpus Christi

“Redemption comes in many colours and Corpus Christi paints them delightfully,” says Jonathan Sargeant in this review of a Polish film based on true events and nominated for the 2020 Academy Award for Best International Feature

"In ‘Come, Spirit God’ Brian Hill (pictured) draws on his background as a teacher and Scripture Union youth worker prior to his university career, his life-long love of music, poetry and the piano, and his literary talent as a journal editor and the author of 14 books"
Hymns

‘Come, Spirit God’

“The powerful tune has an energetic pulse and an irrepressible melody which reflects the sweeping quality of the text, invigorating and interpreting it with a sense of reflection and exciting reality,” says The Rev’d Canon Dr David Cole on this new Australian hymn, which is perfect for the forthcoming Pentecost Season

Films & TV

Dark Waters

“This David and Goliath story shows that justice and compassion are powerful companions and that even giant corporations can be brought to task when the truth is told,” says Jonathan Sargeant in his review of real-life legal drama Dark Waters

Films & TV

I Still Believe

“Some films are made to challenge and others to comfort – this one knows what it is and feels like a nice, reassuring soft blanket on a cold rainy day,” says Jonathan Sargeant in his review of the Christian romantic drama, I Still Believe, inspired by the true story of singer-songwriter Jeremy Camp and Melissa Henning-Camp

Books & Guides

From Bush Brothers to Mission Area in 130 Years

“This book’s fundamental message is that the nitty-gritty of the economic livelihoods, social activities, cultural expressions and spiritual wellbeing of those living in our rural communities are uniquely intertwined, as folk resiliently pull together through the ups and downs of daily life,” says anglican focus Editor Michelle McDonald in her review of Christine McLean’s book, From Bush Brothers to Mission Area in 130 Years