Decades of helping the poor in Ethiopia has led to the publication of a book of biblical reflections.
The author deals with a range of common things that make us too afraid to speak about our faith, and using his own story he shows how those fears can be overcome.
John Starke usefully reframes the question of how we experience intimacy with God.
IVP ISBN 978 1 5140 0524 8 Price 230 pages I love books like this. The author teaches English at Calvin University in the United States, and writes out of the conviction that: “Humans are story-shaped creatures.” She shares something of the story of her life as a teacher thorough…
How do we respond when Christianity is no longer seen as a force for good, or when Christians are seen to be anti-progress? This is where Ben Chang tries to help in Christ and the Culture Wars.
The author unfolds his story in a way that helps us to see the hammer blow impact of difficult experiences in life, while at the same time observing how God reveals his gracious hope that is sufficient for him
This elegantly written book of 15 brief chapters takes the reader on a journey from creation to glory. On the way the Ros Clarke explores what it means to be human.
It is good to see books that seek to reflect on what was going on in our lives and in our world during the Covid pandemic. The author of this book likens his experience during the pandemic to an x-ray. He writes that: “An x-ray exposes what has been hidden, what we did not know and what we did not see about ourselves. It reveals what is healthy and what is not.”
Walking is a hugely popular pursuit; it is one of the things that has grew in popularity during and beyond the pandemic. Combining walking and spiritual pilgrimage has always been part of the Christian story. Hardly surprising when Jesus says to us: “Follow me!”
Hodder & Stoughton ISBN 976 1 399 80007 5 Price £12.99 390 pages This comprehensive book was first published to coincide with the late Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee, which had the rather Star Trek sounding subtitle The British monarchy, religion, and the next generation. It has been revised and…