At St Phils we have a set of songs which we regularly sing in our Sunday services. The preview of our Spotify playlist is found below. We made this playlist so that our members can be encouraged and built up by the songs we sing during the week as well.

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    It’s more fundamental than we’ve been led to believe. With this article, I begin a new column in which I will share reflections on American Christianity, but especially evangelical Christianity. I’ve been embedded in the movement for over five decades, so I should have something to say by now. And what I have to say […]
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    Why the best church small groups might take their cues from the Twelve Steps. I used to tell my wife and friends that I needed a “non-small-group small group.” Then I began to wonder if I just needed an AA group. I am not an alcoholic. Alcohol just doesn’t do it for me. But Alcoholics […]
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    If the enemies of truth employ the arts of persuasion, then lovers of truth have no choice but to employ them more effectively. Speaking the truth in love (Eph. 4:15) may be one of the most misapplied biblical injunctions of our day. We use it to justify blunt commentary and harsh judgment, claiming a motive […]
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    With photo booths for special occasions, Instagram-friendly congregations navigate the tension between sharing faith and showing off. More Americans went to church yesterday, Mother’s Day, than any other day in the past year besides Christmas and Easter. And thanks to church photo booths, more families than ever have the pics to prove it. In recent […]
  • How Palestine Divides Messianic Jews
    The complexity of the situation even presents a challenge to Jewish Christian unity. Among Christians in America, Israel can be viewed as a fulfillment of prophecy, a democratic ally in a region of chaos, or an occupier oppressing stateless Palestinians. How to choose? Given that 2 out of 3 US evangelicals have a positive perception […]

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