All posts by Phil Whittall

The Curiosity Index (17.03.2017)

I’m just beginning to get the energy for my week, unfortunately it’s Friday already. I’ve peaked in so many ways. Here Are the Ages You Peak at Everything Throughout Life This made for depressing reading on a Friday morning as I realised my chances of

How did life on earth begin?

When it comes to questions about the earth’s origins many Christians remain quiet in the face of hostility towards the idea of a Creator being behind the whole thing. Yet it’s worth knowing that the other side should also display a certain amount of humility

The Curiosity Index (16.03.2017)

I’m really enjoying reading John Ortberg’s Who is this Man? I can really recommend it as a go to book for seekers on the person of Jesus. The Benedict Option in Percentages Rod Dreher’s The Benedict Option is gaining considerable attention in the States and I guess

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What price a changed life?

I’m not a huge fan of events really – getting a bit old, been to too many. But I love seeing young people’s lives changed by the Gospel. What price a changed life? Watch this. Newday 2017 Promo #ND17 from Newdayevent on Vimeo.

The Curiosity Index (15.03.2017)

So back to it after a major headache interrupted my writing. Apologies. Complaining Never Wins the Culture Trevin Wax with a good article at Desiring God on the problem of grumbling over gratitude. Jesus still speaks to his church: Do everything without grumbling. You want to

Not scared of life

Some time ago we had some friends over for dinner and I asked them to ask each other one question during each course. I asked my Chinese friend, what he noticed about Christians and his answering was both encouraging and challenging. Amongst things like being nice

The Curiosity Index (10.03.2017)

It’s been a weird winter here – lots of snow followed by mild weather which makes it all melt. Followed by lots of snow which then quickly melts. An altogether Superior Person I honestly believe that I should have at least some of these titles

Confused about: Sexuality

This is fourth in a series of articles showing how western society has become confused about issues relating to human relationships. We are  (i) confused about children , (ii) confused about sex and (iii) confused about gender. Sexuality is generally understood to be the area surrounding our sexual desires