All posts by Phil Whittall

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Shopocalypse!

Fighting consumerism can be a serious business so it’s good to know it can be done with humour, tongue firmly in cheek and still make a blistering attack on the excesses of our day. Enjoy the trailer, watch the film and then spend a little

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Stewing on mercy

I haven’t posted for a while because I’ve been stewing. Nothing culinary though. I’ve recently been invited to take part in a conference next April and the working title of the seminar I’m involved with is ‘How to live a mercy filled life in a

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Black Gold

Last night I finally got round to watching Black Gold and if you drink coffee you must watch this film. I mentioned it back here where you can watch the trailer. The whole Fair Trade concept is not new but I personally struggle to conceive how any

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Rich Christians

I just wanted to flag up a review of Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger over at Make Wealth History. Ron Sider’s book is a classic on the biblical view of poverty and possessions and has recently been revised and updated for the 5th

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How UnChristian are we?

 Sometime ago I read and wrote about Dan Kimball’s book They like Jesus but not the Church and then followed it up with a series of posts on whether the same conclusions Dan reached in the US were also true of the UK. You can read

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Book Review: Monster

So this is the fiction book I read, not what I’d normally choose but there it was on my shelves unread and now it isn’t. Christian fiction isn’t always that great but Peretti is a decent writer and Monster isn’t bad. Whatever you think of