Phil Bowyer is a director and co-founder of Soul Action South Africa, a network of 700 individuals, 200 Christian organisations and 40 local churches operating in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

As an Assemblies of God Minister, Phil has been working with local churches for 20 years and networking with Christian organisations for over 15 years. Phil has degrees in both design and theology, and is also a qualified Christian youth worker.

Phil and his wife Rachel live in the town of Ballito with their 15-year-old son Zac. Before moving to South Africa, Phil worked for Tearfund for seven years as a Manager of Innovation. Before that, he co-ordinated Tearfund’s work with young people and youth leaders in the UK and Ireland.

Phil and Rachel have written several books on integral mission, including A Different World, Express Community and The Whole Wide World – a book of practical devotions for families with children aged 4–11.

  • Developing a thinking environment

    On a visit to the UK about 18 months ago, a local pastor gave my wife and I the book Time to Think. While Rachel read and raved about it almost…

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