9781838580827 £14.99 People are as hungry today as they have ever been for meaning, thirsty for hope. This book, drawing on words of wisdom from a host of people and traditions, religious and secular, responds to that yearning, offering 100 reflections aimed to encourage, challenge, guide and inspire. Having lived with an incurable blood cancer for nearly ten years, Nick writes simply as one who has increasingly come to appreciate the value of each day, and the beauty of the moment.
9781838580810 £9.99 How a prodigal church might save the planet... The world is in a mess, Climate change is rapidly destroying God’s creation. Our poorest neighbours are already suffering acutely. If the Church rediscovered the real meaning of Jesus it could play a pivotal role in averting this catastrophe. Instead, it frets about its own survival and agonises over who is sleeping with whom.This book points a way forward that could bring life and hope to the planet – and the Church.
9780281081240 £50.00 Interpreting Scripture brings together N. T. Wright's most important articles on Scripture and hermeneutics over the last two decades. Here is a rich feast for all serious students of the Bible. Each essay will amply reward those looking for detailed, incisive and exquisitely nuanced exegesis, resulting in a clearer, deeper and more informed appreciation of Scripture and its application to Christian life and thought today.
9780785230151 £12.99 We are currently at a strategic cultural intersection with relationships between women and men eroding. While it is good for women to expose their pain, what often happens is that they immediately blame the person at the other end of it, which sets up a never-ending cycle of accusations, denial, avoidance, and ultimately devastation for everyone involved. This moment of discovery should not signal the end but instead become an opportunity to create a different world.
9780830845798 £9.99 The world clamors for efficiency and productivity. But the life of prayer is neither Instead, as we learn in the psalms, prayer calls us to wait, to watch, to listen, to taste, and to see. As a pastor in Manhattan, John Starke knows the bustle and busyness of our society. But he also knows that prayer is not just for spiritual giants. Prayer, he writes, is for each of us
Walter Brueggemann 9781788932011 A biblical exploration of how we can bring new life out of the death and destruction we find all around us in the aftermath of the Coronavirus pandemic.Why bother with the interpretive categories of biblical faith when in fact our energy and interest are focused on more immediate matters?
John Eldridge In Get Your Life Back, New York Times bestselling author John Eldredge provides a practical, simple, and refreshing guide to taking your life back. By practicing a few wonderfully simple practices—or what John calls “graces”—you can begin to recover your soul, disentangle from the tragedies of this broken world, and discover the restorative power of beauty.
ed Cathy Ross 9780334058687 Has the Church lost sight of her original vocation of living out her mission by serving the world?There is a prevailing ecclesiology of fatalism which suggests that it has, and that there is nothing to do be done about it. Bearing Witness in Hope argues however, that the church still has a role in bearing witness fruitfully and creatively even within a context of crisis. Leading thinkers offer theoretical, contextual and practical responses to this issue
A Toolkit for Massive Change 9781786222442 £12.99 In 12 Rules for Christian Activists, Ellen Loudon & a host of contributors present 12 accessible and practical principles to encourage a new generation to create a movement for positive social change. Each chapter combines clear theological insight with inspiring stories told by activists and practitioners, including Naomi Maynard (activist researcher), Richard Peers (spiritual director), Angus Ritchie (Director, Centre for Theology & Community
9781786222473 £10.99 Poetry and story can tell the deepest truths about who we are as human beings. In Living the Story, Joe explores how Ignatian spirituality can help us discover the power of story in the scriptures. An essential tool in spiritual direction and personal prayer, Ignatian spirituality has helped readers imaginatively engage with the Bible for more than 500 years. Joe outlines the Ignatian method of prayer and scripture reading and offers his own beautiful reflections.
9781786221742 £12.99 Freedom and responsibility are themes that flow through scripture as well as public life and they are finely balanced. In our changing world, what do business, church and community leaders need to understand and embody? Peter Shaw draws on writers and thinkers from different eras in order to pose questions about what it means to act responsibly in a wide range of personal and public contexts.
Anna Ruddick 9780334058656 £19.99 What happens when evangelical Christians intentionally relocate into communities experiencing marginalisation? This book offers much needed reflection about the nature of mission and about expectations for missional outcomes. Using the stories of team members within the Eden Network (which emphasises an 'incarnational' approach to urban mission) .t
Telling, Leading, Discerning 9780334059028 £19.99 Stories are at the heart of how God's kingdom is revealed both in scripture and in contemporary church ministry. This volume draws on these kingdom stories to extend the conversation between practical theology and contemporary organizational studies. Responding to the huge increase in interest in leadership and organisational theory as a means to understanding ministry.
Elaine Storkey 9780281084074 £9.99 Twenty-five Empowering Stories from the Bible-focusing on the stories of women who faced a range of challenges and life-changing decisions. Her investigations will lead you to fully appreciate the authenticity of these accounts. They will prompt you to see the connections with our own lives and times. And above all they will empower you to respond more faithfully and intelligently to the many challenges that women are still confronted with today.
9781786222404 £16.99 A range of outstanding contributors explore the gifts that the Catholic tradition - formed by a conviction that the presence of Christ in the Eucharist intensifies and motivates an awareness of the sacramental presence of Christ in the world - can bring to the church's engagement with the world.
Pam Pointer 9781838580520 £14.99 n 365 bite-sized pieces, Pam Pointer shows how the situations and sentiments expressed in the psalms resonate with us today. Human nature doesn’t change so the topics of fear, joy, despair, music, dancing, nature, anxiety, anger and elation are as relevant now as when the psalms were written.
Robyn Wrigley-Carr 9780281081578 £12.99 Explores the spiritual nurture that Evelyn Underhill received from Baron Friedrich von Hügel ('to whom I owe my spiritual life'). then reveals the spiritual nurture that Underhill gave to people herself.. At the heart of the book is the idea of a 'long obedience in the same direction': Underhill's life had purpose and meaning as a result of the Baron's spiritual direction and the soul care she tirelessly bestowed on others.
Gavin & Anne Calver 9781789741360 £9.99 Looks at the remarkable story of the early church and explore what this extraordinary historical account means for believers today, considering themes including: The Holy Spirit in the life of the church; taking risks; living together in the power of the Spirit; works and wonders; hearing from God; responding to the call of God; miracles then and now.
9780830845958 £14.99 A Tapestry of Love & Learning Worship & Work. A challenge to move beyond our fragmented sense of reality and began to see all we are and all we do—our work, our play, our relationships, our worship, our loves—as significant to God and to what God is doing in the world. Once we discover that there is no chasm between heaven and earth, and begin to see the truest truths of the universe woven into the very meaning of life, labor, learning and liturgy.
9781587434358 £16.99 How Christians Can thrive in a Post-Christian World. This book encourages readers to embrace the language of exile for the scattered and gathered church in the post-Christian West, and imagine ways to engage in missional living. It helps Christians make sense of the world in which they live, more authentically integrate faith with everyday life, and gain a view of how their efforts can align with God's missional purpose for the world.
A Spirituality of walking by Graham Usher Bishop of Norwich.£12.99 Walking is one of the simplest things we do as humans. In The Way Under Our Feet, Graham Usher conveys how exhilarating it is to walk into the depths of our humanity. We become more ready to recognize the needs as well as the joys of others; we sift our thoughts; we seek to heal our battered world, even as we glory in the beauty of nature; we find ourselves journeying with our three mile an hour God.
Derek Walmsley £9.99 Finding our place in His Great Story. Our search for our vocation whether lay or ordained. The uniqueness of this book is that it centres around an overview of the whole Bible story. The reader is then invited to take part in God's story, and what he is doing, rather than asking what they can do for God.
Running to survive, Thrive and Believe. 9781788931366 £9.99.Spiritual wisdom from a stroke survivor who discovered a deeper connection with God through running. Austen Hardwick suffered three strokes in his forties. Running had always been part of his life, but now he was running to get his brain functioning again. As he started to regain fitness he realised that running created the space to process what had happened to him, and that it gave him space to be with God.
Mike Bonem 9781501814242 Second chair leaders play a critical role in churches across the world. They serve in paid and unpaid capacities, and include laity, ordained clergy, bivocational, licensed local pastors and others who lead significant ministries, but who are not the lead or senior pastor. This book help them to do more than just survive by looking beyond their external circumstances to the ways they can act and think differently.