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Paul Bowman
I'm a Youth Director. My greatest achievements are marrying Val and becoming a Dad!
Interests: music, travel, good coffee, movies, photography, playing guitar.
Recent Activity
The great Malcolm Guite shares a few poems for the day that's in it. Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2024 at Livingloud - The Bowmanblog
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At the end of the year I enjoy putting together a playlist of some of my favourite tunes of the year. Scroll down and you'll find a Spotify Playlist for your listening pleasure. 01) Weird Goodbyes – The National (featuring... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2023 at Livingloud - The Bowmanblog
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These are my favourite albums from the past year: 1) The National - First Two Pages of Frankenstein I hadn't given The National too much attention over the last few years until I heard their track with Taylor Swift (The... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2023 at Livingloud - The Bowmanblog
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My Top Ten favourite shows from the year that was Twenty23... 1) Ahsoka We are Star Wars nerds so inevitably shows set in a Galaxy Far, Far Away are going to feature prominently in the year end list. Ahsoka was... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2023 at Livingloud - The Bowmanblog
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My favourite Movies from the year that was Twenty23. I'm listing these in no particular order... No One Will Save You A tense and gripping story of a young woman who must fight off a home invasion of the alien... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2023 at Livingloud - The Bowmanblog
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A movement of God among the youth of central and eastern Europe that finds its home in the local church and transforms society Hello Friends, We do hope this Autumn update finds you safe and well and as always we... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2023 at Livingloud - The Bowmanblog
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A movement of God among the youth of central and eastern Europe that finds its home in the local church and transforms society Raising Support - The Story So Far Dear friends, This is a short update to let you... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2023 at Livingloud - The Bowmanblog
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Ballysally Youth Group Reunion 2023 25 years ago I had the honour of serving as the youth worker with Ballysally Presbyterian Church in Coleraine. Val and I lived in the Ballysally housing estate for 8 years working with young people... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2023 at Livingloud - The Bowmanblog
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On July 7, the 188th day of the year, this kid celebrated 11 trips around the sun! Happy birthday Selah Grace, you bring so much love, joy and wonder to our lives. You are dearly loved! ‘May your heart always... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2023 at Livingloud - The Bowmanblog
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"Jesus Christ is what God does, and the cross is where God did it." Frederick Buechner Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2023 at Livingloud - The Bowmanblog
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I love music and enjoy putting together a playlist of some of my favourite tunes of the year. You'll also find a Spotify playlist so scroll down and you can enjoy these tracks. 01 Let It Rain – King’s X... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2022 at Livingloud - The Bowmanblog
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These are the albums that comprised the soundtrack of my year, as always it is an eclectic list. What were you listening to in 2022? 1. King's X - Three Sides Of One King's X are my all time favourite... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2022 at Livingloud - The Bowmanblog
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Next up for my year end lists are the movies I enjoyed most in Twenty22. I don't get to go to the cinema as much as I used to, so I am bound to have missed some essential films... let... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2022 at Livingloud - The Bowmanblog
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Here we go with the annual round up of my favourite sights and sounds of the year. We'll get the ball rolling with my Top Ten TV & Streaming shows of Twenty22. 1. Andor It's Star Wars, but it is... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2022 at Livingloud - The Bowmanblog
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As the year draws to close I wanted to share about how our lives are going to change in 2023 and beyond. Our Leadership Journey The year 2022 has been an important milestone in our lives, marking thirty years of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2022 at Livingloud - The Bowmanblog
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At the start of a new season of leadership and ministry it is good to pause & review the Why, the Who and the What of leadership and all that we do. And to that end I’d recommend a couple... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2022 at Livingloud - The Bowmanblog
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In the movie Castaway, the main character, played by Tom Hanks, finds himself stranded on a deserted island. He is alone and so desperate for company that when a volleyball washes up on the beach he draws a face on... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2022 at Livingloud - The Bowmanblog
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My good friend Rick shared this artist and these songs with me yesterday. I always welcome new music and these songs came right on time, and stopped me in my tracks! Rick put is well when he said Andy 'writes... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2022 at Livingloud - The Bowmanblog
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Well, it has been a minute since I last posted anything on this blog... and it has been a tough week (I collapsed again - I've been living with this for 5 years now but its been about 6 months... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2022 at Livingloud - The Bowmanblog
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Good Friday?... good? It’s a terrible, bleak Friday... a day when it seems like all hope is lost. How can it be good? (Now of course when we note the etymology of Good Friday we find it comes from an... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2022 at Livingloud - The Bowmanblog
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“The music, while it lasted, brought a new world into being.” Wendell Berry Here we go with the Soundtrack of my year, the playlist of my favourite tracks from the year that was Twenty21. Over 2 hours of music reflecting... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2021 at Livingloud - The Bowmanblog
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Some style records came our way in the past year, these are my favourites. What were you listening to in the year that was Twenty21? 1: The War On Drugs - I Don't Live Here Anymore Over their last few... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2021 at Livingloud - The Bowmanblog
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Next up are my Top 10 favourite movies of the year that was Twenty21. One of the things I've missed most over the last couple of years is a regular trip to the cinema, and with the exception of a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2021 at Livingloud - The Bowmanblog