All posts by Phil Whittall

All the ones that didn’t stay

I may have said this before but church planting, and church leadership generally, can be tough. As I heard Andrew Wilson say, with reference to Mark 6:48, it can be like rowing a boat into a headwind. Painstakingly slow. You need a tough skin and

Another great book link list

I seem to have over the past few weeks collected a sizeable collection of links to the writing, reading, owning and consuming of books. It seems of the linking to reading there is no end (well, after 13 of them in this post there is)

Devotional: You need your church

Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful; and let us consider how to stimulate one another to love and good deeds, not forsaking our own assembling together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging

Devotional: It is finished

When He had made purification of sins, He sat down at the right hand of the majesty on high… Hebrews 1:3 …fixing our eyes on Jesus… who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the

Devotional: Rejoice

Rejoice in the Lord always, again I will say rejoice. Philippians 4:4 Finally my brethren, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same things again is no trouble to me and it is a safeguard for you. Philippians 3:1 If you’re rejoicing, you can’t be

A church empowered by the Spirit

At Grace Church we’re in a series looking at our convictions & aspirations when it comes to church & discipleship. It is about saying what we believe to be true and at the same time what we wish to be true for us (but may not always