Freestyle BMX

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I edited this short film from footage taken for my documentary Captivated.  It was for some b-roll while giving a little background about myself and ministry history. I’ve been riding freestyle BMX since high school and I still enjoy do some tricks even in my 40’s. I haven’t progressed much in the sport since the 90’s but I can still do most of the things I learned when I was a teenager (though I lack the stamina I had then!)

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.