All posts by Phil Whittall

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Is Christianity middle class?

Christians like us love testimonies right, we love stories of how people come to Christ and the stories we love the best are those who were really bad, who were really far away, were really sick and now they’re really saved. We love it, I

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Debating the Atonement

For many evangelical Christians, a debate has been taking place over our understanding of what and perhaps more specifically how Christ achieved for us forgiveness from sin and a restored relationship with God. I’ve been posting on Adrian Warnock’s blog so although that debate isn’t

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Beauty

I bought this along with other booklet on Climate Change and it follows a similar pattern. It raises the questions although this is thinner when it comes to suggesting ways forward or giving clues as to what a biblically based answer might look like. Beauty

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Taking it one day at a time

One of the many distressing things about contemporary life is that we are so focused on ‘what’s happening next’ that we miss the opportunity to savour and enjoy the present. Today I went for a walk with my wife, I enjoyed it but I kept

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Black Gold

For many people who care about issues of injustice in the world and how this connects with lifestyle, long ago settled the issue of what sort of coffee to buy. The only allowable answer is Fair trade coffee. However despite the remarkable growth of fair

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Climate Change: Book Review

This little 32 page booklet is a good one to give to people who are just beginning to think about the issue of climate change from a Christian perspective. Clearly from it’s size it is a first word not a last word on the subject.

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Book Review: Freedom of Simplicity

Freedom of Simplicity is a classic and a must read for everyone interested in seeking out the simple life in the 21st century. Few people will have written so thoughtfully and drawn so deeply from the wells of Christian experience than Foster. He focuses as