Timazi in Kenya

Timazi in Kenya

In the fall of 2016 I received a suspect call on my cell phone from Nairobi, Kenya. I didn’t answer. After all, it would most likely be some scammer trying to convince me that a dead African prince left me a multi-million-dollar inheritance that I could collect as...

New Article in Generations Magazine

New Article in Generations Magazine

I was asked to write an article on culture and the family for the new Generations magazine. The request came at a busy time for me because we were traveling to Illinois to visit family and friends so my first inclination was to say "sorry, but I can't help." On the...

Through the Bible in 101 Days

Through the Bible in 101 Days

I recently finished reading through the entire Bible in 101 days. It has become an annual reading program that I have completed for the last six years. This personal challenge was inspired by a student at a Christian school who was motivated to read the Bible in 70...

Who is Phillip Telfer? What is the core of my identity? I’m a child of God and a disciple of Jesus Christ. What you do in not as important as who you are. But in case you’re wondering about what I do, here you go…

Husband & Father: Mary and I have been married for 27 years and blessed with 4 children, one fantastic son-in-law, and a precious grand-daughter.

Minister: I serve as a pastor by day (and night) and I’m the founder and director of the nonprofit ministry Media Talk 101

Coffee Nut: When I’m not serving the flock, I’m serving good, home roasted coffee to family and friends.

Woodworker: Another hobby that has “turned” into a small family business is woodturning. Working with wood a little bit each week keeps me sane in this big world of personalities.

Film Festival Director: Since that didn’t seem like enough on my plate I also started the annual Christian Worldview Film Festival and Filmmakers Guild.

Author: When there’s time to spare, I love to take  a Pilot G2 gel pen and a pad of paper and write! I used to pour a lot of creative writing energy into music, and now that has shifted to the fun of writing a novel.