Tagged with: creativity

Pockets of Peace

Rich Butt |

There I am, stood on the edge of a cliff, feeling the gentle hug of the wind and watching the crystal blue sea crash against the rocks. As I take in the beauty of the scene unfolding before me I’m...

Got The X-Mas Factor?

Liam Thatcher |

52 sleeps until Christmas! Unless you take a siesta in the middle of your working day, in which case it’s more like 89. Or if you’re an insomniac – hey rejoice, only one sleep until Christmas! But more excitingly, it’s...

Week of Prayer, Wednesday: Government & Leading Institutions

ChristChurch London |

Our nation is shaped by many people from different sectors of society. Today let’s pray for all those who have influence, not only as they seek to work out the best way forward in their own sector, but also the...

Singing for My Supper

Samantha Crawford |

I had numerous (some might say too many) hobbies as a child; tennis, sailing, horse riding, skiing, dance, forcing my younger brother to put on plays with me at home. But after trying all of these, I decided to put...

An Art Group for Asylum Seekers

Hannah Joy |

Hannah Joy is part of a team running an art group for Asylum Seekers. We were recently able to provide some financial support, to help them purchase art materials. Here Hannah explains a bit about the group and some of...

Thinking Out Loud

Shabazz Graham |

Thinking big is second nature to the creative who’s set their goal on becoming more like their gargantuan Creator! – Let there be lights, camera, action! I’ve had a big dream for about two decades, I’ve lived with a passion...

The Singer’s Refrain

Lizzie Stanley |

Lizzie Stanley has been part of the worship team at ChristChurch London for a few years, and has led us in worship on many Sundays. But she has also recently released her first album, following a successful kickstarter campaign. We...

Selah Theatre Company

Corrine Haynes |

Corrine Haynes has lived in London for 5 years and graduated with a degree in Acting in 2013. She has since been working as a professional actress in London and throughout the UK on various different projects. She is now...

MAGNIFY

Tanya Marsh |

Faith, feminism, fashion. These are the three words that ‘crowned’ the front cover of the first issue of a magazine I’ve been involved with over the past two years. Because these words were given such prominence, I was forced to...

Christ and Creativity

Megan DeBoard |

There are significant challenges to being a Christian in the creative industries. I’m interested in gathering a group of artists, musicians, journalists, actors, filmmakers – anyone working in the arts and media world – to discuss these struggles and help each...

Imperfect: An Interview with Baliva

Mark Johnes |

Baliva (real name Mark Johnes) is a rapper who has worked with several big names in the industry, including Mobo Award winning artist Jahaziel, Grammy-Award winning producer Tony Stone, Ooberfuse, Cross Beam and many others.  He recently released his new album,...

Love London: Scribed

ChristChurch London |

On Love London Sunday, Jon Wicks scribed the various events of the day, incorporating details from the interviews, videos, the sermon, and many memories from our first ten years. This time-lapse, taken at the afternoon service, shows the whole creation...

Creative Faithful Presence

David Stroud |

Three months ago the office across the corridor from the ChristChurch London team was empty. Now it houses Tunepics, the fastest growing social network app in the world, which is currently adding 100,000 new users a week. It’s one small...

Culture Making: Andy Crouch Answers Questions on Creativity

Liam Thatcher |

Andy Crouch is the Executive Editor of Christianity Today and author of Culture Making, a book that has been an enormous influence to us as we’ve thought about what it means to be a community of people who are committed...

A Better Version of Me: An Interview with Niké Jemiyo

Niké Jemiyo |

Niké Jemiyo is a singer-songwriter, born and raised in London. She began writing music at the age of 15 and has performed at venues such as Ronnie Scotts, 93 Feet East, The Young Vic and The Broadway Theatre.  Her music...

Dreamboats and Petticoats: An Interview with Elizabeth Carter

Elizabeth Carter |

Elizabeth Carter graduated in 2006 with a degree in musical theatre and has since performed in a number of leading roles in theatre and film, as well as voice over, presenting and radio drama.  We caught up with her to...

How to be a Freelance Creative: An Interview with Jonny Elwyn

Jonny Elwyn |

Jonny Elwyn is a freelance film editor and has just released an eBook about how you can thrive as a freelance creative. We caught up with him to find out a little about who he is, what he does, and...

I Am: The Word Become Flesh - John 1:1-5

Liam Thatcher |

Who is Jesus? What is so unique about him? And how is his message relevant to life in the twenty first century? Liam Thatcher opens our new series looking at the claims of Jesus in the Gospel of John, and...

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