grove p166 People not pronouns by Andrew Bunt grove p167 The Good news of judgement by Chris Macbruithin grove p168 Towards a theological definition of spiritual abuse by Amy White
grove w248 Worship in 1 Corinthians by Colin Buchanan grove w249 Public worship with communion by extension by Phillip Tovey grove w250 Drink this all of you by Andrew Atherstone & Andrew Goddard
grove ed48 Creating a culture of well-being by Anne Lumb grove ed49 Teaching meditation in primary schools by Iain Osborne grove ed50 Sustaining faith in school leadership by Alan Flintham
s157 Dreams by Daniel j Miles s158 Spiritual reading by Richard s Briggs b101 The book of job by Katharine j Dell b102 Living with the letter of James by John Proctor mev136 Making missional disciples through small groups by Laurence Singlehurst & Trevor Withers e202 Good news for the poor by Vinay Samuel & Chris Sugden e203 Christianity & the social contract by Christopher Watkin
grove y63 Building resilience in young people by Hannah Dengate & Liz edge y64 Using coaching in youth work by Andy Campbell y65 How to include autistic children and young people in church by Mark Arnold
I have been catching up on the new Grove titles that have come out whilst we were shut during Covid. Take a look at their new Doctrine series. https://grovebooks.co.uk/collections/doctrine
Cole Arthur Riley writes an unforgettable book of stories and reflections on discovering the sacred in her skin, she reflects on the stories of her grandmother and father and encounters of enfleshed, embodied spirituality. Cole boldly explores some of the most urgent questions of life and faith:How can spirituality not silence the body, but instead allow it to come alive? How do we honour, lament, and heal from the stories we inherit? How can we find peace in a world overtaken with dislocation?
For those seeking contentment and comfort in even the most trying circumstances of life, Peace with the Psalms offers guided readings rooted in Christian meditation. Authors from Abide Christian Meditation--the world's most popular Christian meditation app--lead you through the best of the Psalms so you can find peace and renewal in God's promises. The book offers comfort from God's Word. By reflecting on the biblical messages in these pages, you'll remember each day that God is near.
As the world entered a long dark night, Philip Yancey returned to a nearly 400-year-old manuscript for guidance. In it, he found a trustworthy companion for living through a global pandemic or any other crisis. As Yancey says: 'Nothing had prepared me for John Donne's raw account of the confrontations with God.'. Philip Yancey has compiled this 30-day reader based on Donne's meditations.
A cry to wake up to injustices not just because they are ‘woke’ issues popular with youth, but because they are gospel issues. It steers away from ideas of how to attract young people to church and proclaims that the church's role in society is to serve society, give voice to the marginalised & stand up to damaging, dominating power structures. It covers climate, race and issues of sexuality as well as homelessness, food poverty, feminism, peace-making, interfaith relations,& disability justice
This unique and accessible guide walks new worship leaders through the fundamentals of their calling.Drawing inspiration from the Bible and the UK’s rich worshipping heritage, experienced worship leader Richard Venable outlines ten practical and spiritual essentials a modern worship leader needs. With insightful questions and carefully selected resources, he shows how these skills can be learned and applied across multiple church settings.
In this updated edition of an award-winning book scientist Sharon Dirckx explores some of the most bewildering questions we all ask. With compassionate warmth and insight, she offers advice to help us cope with suffering and difficulties. Alongside, she interweaves her own experiences and the personal stories of individuals who have faced some of life's toughest challenges, showing us that it is possible to believe in a powerful loving God and acknowledge the reality of evil and suffering.
In this beautifully designed hardback journal, theologian Paula Gooder leads readers through 15 favourite Psalms, including Psalms 1, 23, 42, 88, 139, 145, 150, offering insight and tips on how to pray and reflect on some of the most profound poetry in the Hebrew Scriptures. After a brief introduction to the history and context of each one, Paula invites readers to stand back and contemplate the Psalm as a whole, before zooming in on fascinating details.
Powerful Leaders? explores how leaders are tempted away from a biblical model of leadership into illegitimate - & in the worst cases abusive - use of authority & power. Director of Living Leadership, a charity that focuses on healthy leadership & church culture, Marcus Honeysett traces how leaders move along a spectrum of healthy to unhealthy uses of power & position & offers practical wisdom for countering and preventing harmful leadership. Good For anyone concerned about safeguarding
Written by Fiona Castle and the rest of the team at Activate Your Life, this is a beautiful hardback book of 365 days of devotions to encourage and inspire you.‘Be’ was inspired by Romans 12:12: Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.
When Prince Harry married Meghan Markle in 2018, two billion people watched around the world. For one brief moment, love recreated the cosmos, the world came together. And the Bishop Michael Curry preached his revolutionary sermon on the power of love. In this book, Bishop Curry shares his deep faith that characterised that cultural moment: the way of love. In his warm and accessible style Bishop Curry holds out the hope of love in troubling times.
This 30-day devotional in the Food for the Journey series shows us that Christian hope is not just wishful thinking it is guaranteed and eternal, dealing with certainties: Christ's death for us, his forgiveness of sin and our hope of heaven when we die. In self-contained daily devotions some of the Keswick Convention’s most beloved preachers show us how we can enjoy the pleasures of earth knowing that they point to the far greater delights we'll experience one day in God's presence.
Fascinating stories, anecdotes and illustrations from one of its most inspirational practitioners. In short, pithy paragraphs, Sandy Millar talks about the life of Jesus, God's call to intimacy, the power of the Holy Spirit, and the teachings of the Bible. Compiled and edited by Mark Elsdon-Dew from transcripts of his sermons and writings, Sandy Millar's teaching will heartily encourage anyone with a love for life and Jesus.
In Be Thou My Vision, Jonathan Gibson has created a 31-day liturgical guide designed to provide structure to the daily worship of individuals and families. Each daily reading includes a call to worship, adoration, confession, assurance, creed and catechism, the Gloria Patri, a prayer of illumination, Bible reading, intercessory prayer, and the Lord's Prayer. Designed to be read in 15-20 minutes a day, this beautifully produced liturgy will give readers focus and purpose to their daily quiet time
Pastor Brad Wheeler addresses the shortcomings of the word “calling” when talking with aspiring pastors about their desire to pursue ministry. Explaining why the idea of calling is unhelpful, Wheeler suggests a 4 part process as a better alternative―cultivate godly ambition, display godly attributes, develop an aptitude for teaching and discipleship, and receive the affirmation of a local church. Written from personal experience, this short book is designed to encourage people in discernment.
Drawing on the perspectives of eco-theologians from around the world, this is a ground-breaking book that redefines the scope of Theology for a world in urgent need of answers.In five chapters, van Montfoort discusses Theology and Sustainability, The different worldview of the Bible, Issues in Eco-theology, Insights from Eco-feminist Theology worldwide, and the lessons of Christology and Anthropology.The ecological crisis demands new ways of thinking, doing, and believing.
This fully updated 2nd edition of Growing Young Leaders offers practical guidance for those mentoring 13- to 18-year-olds in a faith context, with a view to nurturing them towards leadership roles. Linked to CPAS Growing Leaders - Youth Edition course, it also works as a stand-alone. It defines mentoring, analyses the necessary skills and attributes of a mentor today, encourages good practice, considers safeguarding issues and, above all, considers how to disciple young people.
Richard Rolle was born in Yorkshire and was a contemporary of Julian of Norwich. By nature he had questions about everything, especially about the meaning of life. Although not a Franciscan himself, he was one with them in his love of God and delight in poverty and simplicity. His desire was always to know God rather than to know about God. He lived most of his life as a hermit, but never attached himself to any order.He believed that one can see how good a person is by how much they love.