Category Archives: Media

Post-colonial reflections on news, media and entertainment

Black Theology at the Royal Wedding!

Conversations are still ongoing about the preaching of Bishop Michael Curry at the Royal Wedding on Saturday. These conversations and debates cover the length of the message, the awkwardness of the message, the reactions of attendees to the message and … Continue reading

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Pastor Agu Irukwu becomes new Churches Together in England Pentecostal President(Press Statement 30 October 2017 For Immediate Release)

Pentecostal members of Churches Together in England have elected Pastor Agu Irukwu as the next Pentecostal President.  A law graduate of the University of Warwick, a barrister and former investment banker, Pastor Agu is national leader of the Redeemed Christian … Continue reading

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The New Black Consciousness

As the Western world continues to grapple with the issues and consequences  of both Brexit and Trump, there appears to be a sea of TV programmes on Black identity. Below are examples of these programmes Blackish (E4): Blackish is an … Continue reading

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Are we really Post-Racial in the West?

A question that seems to have been asked at least since Barack Obama became the president of United States in 2009 and one that in Britain we have been asking for a while is are we post-racial? Those who think … Continue reading

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After Leave vote the Evangelical Alliance calls for unity and reconciliation (Press Release 24th June)

In the wake of the UK voting to leave the European Union, Steve Clifford, general director of the Evangelical Alliance, has commented: “While the UK has voted to leave the EU, the vote has exposed deep disagreement across our nations, … Continue reading

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Every Tribe, Nation and Language: Growing Multi-ethnic Churches (Press Release)

A day conference for church leaders of all Christian traditions who are seeking to integrate people from different ethnic backgrounds into the life and mission of their church.   Key note speakers will offer British and African perspectives about the … Continue reading

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Tani Omideyi becomes first ethnic minority chair of Alliance board (Press Release)

(First released by the Evangelical Alliance on 22nd of March) Dr Tani Omideyi has become the first ethnic minority chair of the Evangelical Alliance board, succeeding Rev Mike Talbot. Tani and his wife Modupe started a house group in Liverpool … Continue reading

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