Anybody Home?

A thought-provoking video from UCCF to go with their Uncover Mark project. Are we really alone in this life? Are we lost or are we found?

Ministry use licence


Explore the themes of uncertainty, expectation and connection that are found in the gospel of Mark.

Poet Mike Hood tells the story of how his Grandfather would explore abandoned houses with his friends as a child. They would shout out, "Is anybody here? Is anybody home?"

This narrative is weaved throughout the film, which chops and changes between modern-day scenes and the boys. The poem asks: are we are really alone in this life? Are we the captains of our souls? Are we free - or are we lost?

At the end of the film, the boys are shocked to hear someone coming into the empty home. We see the expression on their faces change from frightened anticipation to smiles. We are given a taste of what it is like to be truly 'found.'

To find the Uncover Mark gospel project, including seeker studies and accompanying resources, visit Uncover Mark

Possible Discussion Questions

  • Is there any part of the video that moved or spoke to you? Why?
  • Are any of the deeper questions in the film ones that you have asked or thought about before?

Related Bible Reference

  • Luke 19:10
  • Mark 1


Produced by UCCF

UCCF: The Christian Unions is made up of over 200 Christian Unions representing 20,000 Christian students from all sorts of church backgrounds and denominations. Their aim is to give every student in Britain an opportunity to hear about Jesus.

Producer Joe Cook
Script Mike Hood
Director of Photography Kat Luke
Director of Photography Sam Lucas
Music Rachel Jamieson
Performed by Alex Donaldson
Performed by Jethro West
Performed by Isaac West

Licence Agreement

Ministry use licence

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You are granted permission to use the video in:

1) Offline services, school assemblies or lessons, groups or at events (including youth, kids and midweek groups and events)

2) Online services or assemblies that are streamed or pre-recorded. (For online services, the content video you have purchased should be part of a complete church service which must be at least 20 minutes long.)

3) Online small groups meeting over Zoom or a similar video call platforms.

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