The Simple Pastor

The blog of Phil Whittall - thoughts on church, culture & technology

Church Planting Essentials: Accurate measurements

Every church leader gets the numbers question, it comes with the territory. We can debate the merits of the question…

Church Planting Essentials: Patience

I know there are some church plants that just seem to explode into life almost the moment they began. Churches…

Therapy, sin & modern idols

I’ve often heard Christians say they struggle talking about sin for fear of coming across as judgemental. It’s an understandable…

Why should I?

Our family (and especially my wife) has long enjoyed the fruits of George Cadbury’s labours, yet his chocolate was not…

When being good is not enough

Just recently I was discussing with a few friends about the reason, according to Christianity, why Jesus died on a…

Book Review: The Bible in 100 pages

In the introduction to his book, The Bible in 100 pages: Seeing the Big Picture in God’s Great Story¬†Phil Moore…

Church planting essentials: Hospitality

Family. Church. When you think about those words what comes to mind? Are there any overlaps? It is quite possible…

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