Highlights from 2020
9781786221476 £14.99 In our busy, pressured world, the natural world can be a powerful counter-balance. The authors encourage you to get outside and make deeper connections with creation and its creator. They chart walking journeys through rural landscapes and town streets over the course of a year, showing how the natural cycle of the changing seasons can awaken us to the rhythms of our own lives. Each chapter explores a different landscape. Simple & practical spiritual exercises are provided.
Annie Willmot 9781789511390 £8.99 For most people, parenting a longed-for child is an awesome privilege and joy. However that doesn’t mean there aren’t daily challenges. With honesty, vulnerability and humour, Annie writes about her journey to figure out how to do faith as a parent. While not at all claiming to be an expert, she shares her own experiences – the successes as well as the failures – and encourages other parents to start having honest conversations of their own.
Matt Redman 000768727720 £12.99 Tracklist The Same Jesus We Praise You - feat. Brandon Lake All Praise (Sing Praise) Upon Him Let There Be Wonder King Jesus Merciful Father Mercies (New Every Morning) Jesus Your Name In The Name Hymn Of Surrender Send Me Lord BONUS TRACK: A Ti Adoramos (We PraiseYou) - feat. Evan Craft BONUS TRACK: The Same Jesus (SingleVersion)
Liz Hoare 9780281079360 £9.99 Liz Hoare's list of twelve great spiritual writers includes famous and lesser known women whose writings have touched her heart, illuminated her mind, and sharpened her spiritual vision.With key extracts from each writer's best-loved books, and with suggestions for personal reflection or group discussion, here is an exceptionally rich resource that you will want to return to time and time again, wherever you may be on your journey.
Rowan Williams 9781472973078 £12.99 With typical eloquence and wisdom, in The Way of St Benedict Rowan Williams explores the appeal of St Benedict's sixth-century Rule, showing it to be a document of great relevance to present day Christians and non-believers at our particular moment in history. the chapters look at various current questions through the lens of the Rule and to reflect on aspects of Benedictine history that might have something to say to us'.
by Dave Hutchings 9780281081912 £9.99 A concise and accessible introduction to Hawking’s influential contributions to modern physics and cosmology. But God, Stephen Hawking and the Multiverse is not mere fan-service: it takes a critical and realistic look at how these ideas are viewed today. Importantly, it looks carefully at Hawking’s forays beyond physics into philosophy and theology. Highly recommended.
by Timmy Mallett 9780281083879 £16.99 The story of Timmy's 2,500 cycle ride from his home to Santiago de Compostela in memory of his brother Martin, who was born with Down’s syndrome. It weaves together history and biography in a hugely entertaining manner and is undergirded by a touching faith conveying beyond all else, how important it is to live every moment of every day. Illustrated with line drawings by Timmy.
Richard Harries 9780281083824 £14.99 Over the centuries some of the world's greatest painters have explored and expressed their faith in God thro' their art. Here, Richard Harries invites you to reflect with him on thirty such artists, and to see how their paintings illuminate important aspects of Christian faith and teaching. With masterpieces by Rembrandt, Leonardo, Titian & Caravaggio & modern works this book presents the essentials of the faith in a way that will move both the head & heart.
9780334058847 £19.99 Shame is a much misunderstood and often misdiagnosed problem that can cause significant issues in the church as in wider society. Indeed, there have been times when the church has even been the cause of shame. How, then, do we create a less shaming church?
9781789512410 £9.99 Jeff interweaves the story of his early years, becoming a Christian and being called to ministry with the biblical account of Jesus meeting with the disciples on the beach at Galilee after His resurrection. In his unique insightful way, Jeff reflects on elements of that encounter that readers might not have considered before.
9780281084463 £9.99 Christians of all ages, backgrounds and nationalities are getting involved, through prayer and protest, in the worldwide movement to tackle climate change and find more sustainable ways of living.As well as short essays on the biblical and theological basis for Christian action against climate change, here are moving personal stories of people engaged in non-violent protest, along with some powerful sermons, prayers, liturgies and other resources.
John Bell 9780281084005 £9.99 Developed during his teaching ministry around the world, this book is the fruit of a lifetime's engagement with the Psalms. As a broadcaster and writer, John is loved for being entirely genuine and, in the words of Archbishop Justin Welby, 'his cogent and penetrating contributions reach an audience well beyond the churches'. Here John explores the psalms as they impinge on daily life, drawing on stories and personal testimonies
9780801078033 £9.99 In Praying Women, bestselling author Sheila Walsh shares practical helps directly from God's Word, showing you how to - know what to say when you pray - understand how to use prayer as a weapon when you are in the midst of a struggle - pray as joy-filled warriors, not anxious worriers - let go of the past and stand on God's promises for you now
9780857469502 £8.99 The life stories of the Celtic saints are inspirational. They demonstrate great and unassuming faith, often in the face of insurmountable difficulties. In Celtic Saints David Cole draws us to relate our own life journey and developing relationship with God into the life story of the Celtic saint of the day. A corresponding biblical text and blessing encourages and motivates us to transform our lives for today's world in the light of such historic faith. Previously published
9780857219893 £10.99 We all walk through grief and loss. It comes in many shapes and forms. Malcolm Duncan has experienced loss in many forms, he has seen grief destroy some people, and his own experience of loss and grief came close to destroying him. Yet God has carried him through. In this intensely personal journal, Duncan guides the reader through grief and loss, examining how it changes us, and affirms that God is is with us every step of the way.
Rachel Turner 9780857469373 £9.99 When spiritual leadership is the day job, how does it affect family dynamics? How do we spiritually parent our children while also needing to lead the church? How do we balance the many hats we wear? How do we live in a goldfish bowl and yet enable our children to flourish? Drawing on extensive research, this book explores the issues and builds a set of simple tools to help leaders and their families to flourish together.
Matthew Porter 9781788931250 £9.99 'Overflow' finds a clear biblical example of a resource church (local churches which exist to influence their region by growing and planting on a regular basis) described in Acts at Antioch, and provides suggestions of lessons we can learn from that church today.
Ray Simpson 9781848672635 £29.99 Liturgies from Lindisfarne is a daily worship book for individuals, new monastic groups and churches. It reconnects the world with the seasons and the soil, the saints and the streets, the struggles, senses and silence as well as the Spirit and the Scriptures. It provides many and varied prayers and services for all occasions
£9.99 9780281079438 Paperback edition of this testimony. This is Sean's personal story of a transformed faith alongside the broken, the story of the church he started and the European-wide growth of an unlikely bunch of biker missionaries. The thread that will run through it is the 'greater righteousness' that Christ was looking for - what can happen when our concern for the perfect performance is stripped bare and replaced with poverty of spirit.
the Spirit Jack Deere 9780310108115 £12.99 Deere explains why God is still giving gifts of the Spirit, tells documented stories of contemporary miracles, reveals how people discover their spiritual gifts, and demonstrates how those gifts can be used in the church today. Nearly completely rewritten, this new edition offers continued proof on the practical matters of experiencing and using spiritual gifts, includes many new stories of God's power.
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?
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
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.
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.
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.