Off Grid Christianity

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Off Grid Christianity is a podcast for Christians who feel disconnected from Church...whether they attend one or not! The programme is hosted by Martin Purnell, former 'Drivetime' presenter on the UK's first FM Christian Radio station, 'Cross Rhythms City', in Stoke-on-Trent. Martin also pioneered the legendary lunchtime discussion programme 'The Soapbox' on national Christian radio station 'UCB'. (Basically, Martin was broadcasting across the UK and Ireland on Medium Wave when the term 'DAB' was only used in relation to marking up your bingo card!) In recent years, Martin has taken a step back from direct involvement in broadcasting to...

Off Grid Christianity – Episode 10 – Derek Cleave
Yesterday at 12:00 AM

Author, Broadcaster and Evangelist Derek talks about his thoughts on Evangelism today. We hear about what Hospitality Evangelism is and what can be done if you feel disillusioned with Church today. We also find out why he became the Chaplain, and what this entails, to the best football team in the world – the mighty …

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Off Grid Christianity – Episode 9 – Christ Otto
09/17/2022

His christian name is pronounced as in wrist and on this episode US author and artist Christ joins me to discuss why he set up the Belonging House for artists. He explains why a major life crisis through addiction got him to seek help and was given the response to β€œListen to the Lord and …

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Off Grid Christianity – Episode 8 – Martin Scott
09/10/2022

Martin discusses what it was like as a Christian when his first wife, Sue, passed away. He also shares his thoughts on the house church movement and what a prophetic theologian is. Martin explains why church leaders should be up front and honest about their own lives.


Off Grid Christianity – Episode 7 – Noel Richards
09/02/2022

Singer/Songwriter Noel discusses how July’s This Is The Day Worship Event came about from an Hungarian flag made from Napkins. It was waved at Wembley Stadium during Champion Of The World in 1997! Noel discusses what Church means to him and spending time with Rev Counter and The Speedos.


Off Grid Christianity – Episode 6 – Chris Cole
08/27/2022

Chris is the founder of Cross Rhythms Radio and a subsequent director of God TV (UK). Chris discusses the state of the Media today and why conversation is so important.


Off Grid Christianity – Episode 5 – Frog Orr Ewing
08/20/2022

Frog joins me to discuss how he felt led as a vicar to leave a London parish and start a modern day Minster in the countryside. Frog also gives a brief potted history of early Christianity in the UK. With a love of conservation, his vision of Latimer Minster has become a reality.


Off Grid Christianity -Episode 4- John J Thompson
08/13/2022

John has been heavily involved within the U.S. Christian Contemporary Music scene. For 10 years he was at Capitol Records as a Creative Director. As well as being a producer, teacher and pastor John is also an author. He discusses his book Jesus, Bread and Chocolate which was such a big encouragement to me. John …

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Off Grid Christianity – Episode 3 – Sheree Green
08/06/2022

Sheree discusses why in her 50’s she decided to leave a successful law firm to start her own specialising in mental health issues. Her company in such a short space of time has already won 2 major awards. Sheree gives an overview of why people can get sectioned today and what she can do to …

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Off Grid Christianity – Episode 2 – Randy Morocco
07/30/2022

In this Episode Martin chats with Randy about why he gave up his role of leading a Church and how his love of Archery is now more than just a hobby.


Off Grid Christianity Episode 1 – Peter Mockford
07/23/2022

Peter discusses his job in Africa buying coffee and why he returned to England to become a vicar that eventually led him to Psychotherapy! Peter is now a fully qualified Psychotherapist and explains what this job entails and what the Church and us should be doing post lockdown. This episode will give an insight into …

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