BBC Studio Director Jake Lloyd shares a personal perspective on Fry's well-publicised Irish TV exchange. In his interview this week with Gay Byrne of RTE, Stephen Fry raised an age-old theological problem: how is it possible to reconcile the existence of an all-powerful all-loving God, with the...

Gender Justice Specialist Natalie Collins shares her thoughts.  Yesterday a non-event happened. Like every Monday through Saturday since 17th November 1970, The Sun newspaper featured a young woman half-naked on page 3 of its newspaper. This non-event is something I’m writing about purely because there were...

A personal reflection from Tim Levell, a journalist in UK radio and a Trustee of the Church and Media Network. Jesus actively socialised with prostitutes and tax collectors. He flung over tables in the Temple in a protest against the commercialisation of his religion. He was...

Medianet coordinator Paul Arnold shares an audio impression from a recent trip. We'd been in Muscat, the capital city of Oman, less than 12 hours when I heard it. I'd been warned that the Muslim call to prayer, issued in amplified chant from the minarets of...

Musician Will Jackson ponders creativity both sacred and profane. The heavens proclaim the glory of God. The skies display his craftsmanship. Psalm 19 v1 We worship a creative God. His aesthetic masterpiece is so vast, so kaleidoscopic, so multifaceted and yet He has not kept this creative flair...

Join us for coffee, conversation, and an update on themedianet from coordinator Paul Arnold. Plus special guest, Conceptual Artist and Graphic Designer Micah Purnell, whose work in public spaces challenges, provokes and inspires. Book in via our EventBrite page. ...

The Evangelical Alliance's Chine Mbubaegbu brings glad tidings of a different kind of Christmas ad.  It’s fascinating to see just how so many of us get absorbed in the brouhaha stirred up by Christmas advertising campaigns released by the nation’s largest retailers. A lot of newsprint and...