All posts by Phil Whittall

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There's nothing like the church

Today was another good day in the life of North Shrewsbury Community Church with a talk by Terry Hotchkiss (from Barnabas Community Church) on healing. We saw people recommit themselves to following Christ and some take that step for the first time, we saw people

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Environmental sin

Jeremy over at Make Wealth History has been posting some good stuff on the state of the environment in the past few days. Did you know there is a pile of rubbish in the sea bigger than the US? There is. What a shocker. Can’t

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Bonhoeffer: on the cross

“The cross is laid on every Christian. The first Christ-suffering which every person must experience is the call to abandon the attachments of this world. It is the dying of the old person which is the result of our encounter with Christ. As we embark

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Communicating the Cross

One leftover from my days as a magazine editor is that I still get sent (not that I ever asked for it) The Church of England Newspaper. So I regularly read of the arguments that dominate the lives of my Anglican brothers and sisters. The

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Book Review: The Jazz of Preaching

I read this book by Kirk Byron Jones on holiday in February and it’s been sitting on my desk waiting for a review since then. I try and read a book on preaching on a regular basis as it helps me keep my thoughts on

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Revisiting generosity

In my ongoing efforts to keep on top of all my reading material, papers, books and emails I’ve been having yet another sort through. It’s a full time job just keeping on top of it, I think I definitely suffer from information overload. Anyway, I