All posts by Phil Whittall

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God is Green and not nuclear

It’s not often in the UK that you get intelligent documentaries that combine faith and the environment. Last nights’ ‘God is Green’ on Channel 4 was the first that I can remember. You might even be able to watch it here (although you’ll need to

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How to discover inner peace

When mail arrives from a credit card company it usually takes the most direct route to the recycling bin but today it caught my eye and made me look inside. Barclaycard were offering me inner peace! There on the envelope was a promise to ‘open

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Book Review: Intelligent Church?

This is a book review for Intelligent Church by Steve Chalke and Anthony Watkis. It’s subtitled ‘a journey towards Christ-centred Community’ which sounds great. The concept that the church is proof that God is love is a very attractive and compelling idea, although we all

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A new food challenge?

This news article made me think – as if my head wasn’t full already thinking about where I shop. I’ve never been tempted to become vegetarian on the basis of cruelty, although I think farms should take reasonable care of animals, I don’t have an

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Frustrations with Technology

For a while now we’ve been having a nightmare with TalkTalk who provide our broadband and clearly we’re not alone. So finally after months of hassle (the main reason why I’ve not posted as much as I otherwise might have done) we’re switching provider to

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Another piece in the puzzle

Finally we’re getting our church account switched from one High Street Lender to a more ethical alternative. For the co-op’s ethical policy read this. It feels good to keep slotting pieces of the puzzle into place, it’s like having an ethical infrastructure to your life.

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An ethical news day

Lots of stories today to make you ponder. Should I fly on holiday or not? Then read this. What about whether to shop at supermarkets? Then consider this and one on war and peace. Another one on the environment this time from the US. Is

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Where to shop?

As a Christian I really want the way I live to have consistency, no Sunday only behaviour for me, well that’s the theory. So right now I’m considering the whole issue of where I buy my food and household items and so that puts supermarkets