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Stations of the cross - 15 video meditations

Posted by Anne Witton on Saturday, April 4, 2020, In : Video 
In preparation for Easter, our church has produced 15 short video meditations centred round the stations of the cross. Each short video features a Bible reading, reflection and song to help us focus on Jesus' journey to the cross.

I hope these bless you in your own faith, and please feel free to share with others.


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Picture This Thought - Derelict church [Christendom]

Posted by Anne Witton on Sunday, December 8, 2019, In : Video 
Why the crumbing of Christendom is a good thing. Christianity was never meant to be a state religion, forced on people by powerful authorities. The Kingdom of God is much more subversive. Jesus showed the greater power of foot-washing and self-sacrifice.


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Picture This Thought - Robin [Transformation]

Posted by Anne Witton on Monday, November 25, 2019, In : Video 
Becoming a Christian involves radical transformation as we become more like Christ. How can our lives look distinctive as God transforms out beliefs, thoughts, character and behaviour?


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Picture This Thought - Poppy [Remembrance]

Posted by Anne Witton on Sunday, November 10, 2019, In : Video 
A reflection on the importance of remembrance and the significance of the Lord’s Supper in reminding us of the ultimate sacrifice to bring us life, freedom from oppression and liberty from evil.

Psalm 77: 11 - 12

I will remember the deeds of the Lord;
    yes, I will remember your miracles of long ago.
I will consider all your works
    and meditate on all your mighty deeds.’

Luke 22: 19

And [Jesus] took bread, gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to them, saying, ‘This is my body given for y...

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21 sites for shareable Christian videos

Posted by Anne Witton on Wednesday, November 6, 2019, In : Video 


One way to initiate conversations about faith is to share and discuss video content. There are some really innovative Christian ministries, filmmakers and musicians making thoughtful Christian media which you can share with your friends.

  1. Global Short Film Network - Films with discussion questions
  2. Yes He Is - Evangelistic videos on a mobile app
  3. Moving Works - Short, beautiful evangelistic films
  4. Fervr - Videos for Christian youth
  5. Go Chatter - Videos to get people talking about Jesus
  6. Share These - Ani...

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Scripture engagement: Mark's gospel

Posted by Anne Witton on Thursday, August 22, 2019, In : Video 
Over the summer, I studied a module on 'Scripture Engagement' for my Master's course. It's all about how to connect people with the Bible so that they can understand it and experience its truth for themselves. One of the fascinating aspects is how to engage non-literate communities with the Scriptures. It's easy to assume that this isn't really an issue in the UK, where the literacy rate is 99% (Knoema, 2014). However, the reality is more complicated, with 16.4% of adults in the UK having ver...
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Picture This Thought

Posted by Anne Witton on Friday, August 3, 2018, In : Video 


I'm exploring different ways to do discipleship and outreach, especially over the summer as it's harder to see people in person. I think that digital media can be a helpful tool to engage people with faith and help them to think about Jesus.

I have just started recording a short video reflection each day based on a photo I've taken. The aim is to think about what the picture might tell us about God and his world and my prayer is that it will spark offline conversations with students and others...

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50 Years of Agapé UK - What is our Story?

Posted by Anne Witton on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, In : Video 
Agapé began in the UK in 1967. This short animation tells the story of God at work in and through us over the last 50 years.

50 Years of Agapé UK - What is our Story? from Agapé UK on Vimeo.


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40th birthday reflections

Posted by Anne Witton on Friday, November 25, 2016, In : Random stuff 
Last week was a significant week for me as I marked my 40th birthday! It was great to be surrounded by family and friends and also to reflect on how far God has brought me. I am reminded of John 10: 10 when Jesus says "I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full." I haven't always been able to grasp that, but as I celebrated with so many people that I treasure all around me and thought about the hope I have in Christ, I feel immensely grateful to him for everything he's given...
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Student Life in Newcastle - the interviews 2016

Posted by Anne Witton on Friday, May 13, 2016, In : Video 
Over the last week, Emily and I have been interviewing various people who come to Student Life to find out more about their experiences. We asked them:

  1. What's your favourite thing about Student Life?
  2. How did you get involved in Student Life?
  3. What was your favourite Hub topic and why?
  4. What have you learnt from being involved in Student Life?
  5. How has being involved in Student Life helped you think about spiritual things?
  6. What is your favourite fun moment from Student Life?

Find out what Chris, Declan,...


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10 Top Christian Video Sites, Apps and Playlists

Posted by Anne Witton on Monday, February 15, 2016, In : Video 



In our modern world there are lots of different ways of taking in information, and video is becoming increasingly popular. Online video now accounts for 50% of all mobile traffic and 78% of people watch videos online every week*.

There are some great sites and apps to help us share interesting and thought-provoking Christian videos online, so I thought I’d collect together some of the best.

Global Short Film Network

These short films are intended to raise spiritual questions and provide a s...


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God's Big Story in 10 videos

Posted by Anne Witton on Thursday, July 23, 2015, In : Resources 
My colleague Duncan has been working on an exciting project to help tell the gospel story through a series of 4min videos, all shot with the gorgeous backdrop of Newcastle and the surrounding area.

God's Big Story gives an overview of the story of the Bible in 10 parts and helps us to reflect on our own life in light of it. The videos take us through Creation, Fall, Patriarchs, Exodus, Kingdom, Exile, Messiah, Church, Judgement and New Creation.

There is an accompanying handout with the script,...
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