New In July
ISBN: 9781529387063 Price: £14.99 These daily readings - exploring themes of friendships, failure, courage, risk, and much more - show us all how to face each day with purpose and power. 'Be brave. Embrace faith wherever you may find it. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain.'
ISBN: 9781424559077 Price: £6.99 Perfect for vacations and family getaways, this fun activity and devotional book will keep kids entertained for hours. Activities include word finds, mazes, mini games, coloring pages, sketch starters, break-the-code puzzles, dots and boxes, spot the difference games, and more. Best of all, kids will find devotions written especially for them, and encouraging Scriptures to think about during the day.
ISBN: 0000768726426 Price: £12.99 Releasing this Summer it was recorded around the country and features worship leaders Chris Sayburn Lauren Harris Susie Woodbridge and Chris Lawson Jones. It will include the songs 'Raise A Hallelujah' (Bethel) 'Build My Life' (Housefires) and new New Wine song 'This Is Love', and a whole load more.
By Andrew Root ISBN: 9780801098475 Price: £16.99 In The Pastor in a Secular Age, Root explores how this secular age has impacted the identity and practice of the pastor, obscuring his or her core vocation: to call and assist others into the experience of ministry. Using examples of pastors throughout history--from Augustine and Jonathan Edwards to Martin Luther King Jr. and Nadia Bolz-Weber--Root shows how pastors have both perpetuated and responded to our secular age.
By Jen Pollock Michel ISBN: 9780830845644 Price: £9.99 What if certainty isn't the goal? In a world filled with ambiguity, many of us long for a belief system that provides straightforward answers to complex questions and clarity in the face of confusion. We want faith to act like an orderly set of truth-claims designed to solve the problems and pain that life throws at us. With signature candor and depth, Jen Pollock Michel helps readers imagine a Christian faith open to mystery.
ISBN: 9780281080946 Price: £9.99 Here is a collection of brilliant and poignant parables, for personal reading and public use. Each offers a penetrating insight into some aspect of the Christian faith. They include: A CELEBRITY QUESTIONS JESUS – a variant on the Rich Young Ruler THE LOVE AFFAIR – a young woman, whose husband has betrayed her, finds healing in the crucified Christ THE SECRET OF LIFE – a young man finds the greatest treasure of all, but how should he speak of it?
By Amanda Dykes ISBN: 9780764232664 Price: £8.99 In the wake of WWII, a grieving fisherman submits a poem to a local newspaper: a rallying cry for hope, purpose . . . and rocks. Its message? Send me a rock for the person you lost, and I will build something life-giving. When the poem spreads farther than he ever intended, Robert Bliss's humble words change the tide of a nation. Boxes of rocks inundate the harbor village on the coast of Maine, and he sets his callused hands to work.
ISBN: 9780310104803 Price: £8.99 Poet, atheist and communist, New Yorker Joy Davidman is an unconventional woman – and an unlikely partner for an English academic and theologian. And when she starts a correspondence with Narnia author C. S. Lewis, she isn't looking for love. Her own marriage crumbling, she seeks refuge in her work, and guidance from a writer she admires. But in Joy's letters Lewis discovers a kindred spirit, and an intellect to equal his own.
ISBN: 9781496425898 Price: £10.99 Defying Jihad is the true story of a girl growing up under radical Islamic rule, trained to believe her ultimate purpose was to serve Allah by dying as a jihadist. But two nights before she was to leave forever, she had a dream . . . one that would change the course of her destiny. Against all odds, Esther became a follower of Jesus—even though leaving Islam meant her death sentence.
ISBN: 9781496426178 Price: £11.50 When Nel Stewart returns home due to the sudden death of her mother, she realizes her beloved father, Jakob, is struggling with dementia. With the reappearance of a high-school sweetheart, deliveries from Ukraine addressed to her, and the discovery of a mysterious vintage gemstone, Nel senses God is pulling her into the past to restore her family’s faith and future.
ISBN: 9780857468840 Price: £8.99 The need of the hour is for Spirit-filled, Christ-centred, Father-glorifying, Bible-based, fruitful individuals and churches. This book can only help towards that goal.' In A Fruitful Life we ponder the teaching of Jesus in John chapter 15, the famous vine' passage.
Edited by Stephen J. Poxon ISBN: 9780857219282 Price: £12.99 Reverend Charles Wesley (1707 - 1788): Anglican priest, leader of the English Methodist movement, and arguably the greatest hymn-writer of all time, with at least 6,000 hymns to his credit, many of which retain their popularity and status as classics. Through the Year with Charles Wesley offers a glimpse into the works of a great man whose legacy has survived the centuries, and which still influences modern hymnology.
ISBN: 9781788930277 Price: £9.99 A thorough but highly accessible guide to thinking more creatively and biblically about the theme of Sabbath Rest throughout Scripture. Homeward Bound examines the biblical theme of 'rest' and how this should impact on our understanding of faith and life.
By Lucy Moore ISBN: 9780857467492 Price £3.99 Wanting to go deeper in your journey as a Messy Church leader or helper, or are you just curious about what makes Messy Church a way of being church together? This accessible booklet contains 31 short Bible passages, with a reflection on each passage by Messy Church founder Lucy Moore, exploring the core values of Messy Church and reinforcing the creativity, hospitality, joy, inclusivity and character of Jesus.
ISBN: 9780830779116 Price: £34.99 HeartShaper Children's Curriculum is designed to help children in your Sunday school or activity club discover God through His Word. Each session will take your group through the Bible and its key themes encouraging a life-long love of Scripture and helping children to see how God can shape their lives.
ISBN: 9781788930376 Price: £9.99 An interesting and often challenging look at some of the unnamed people in the Bible and their contemporary counterparts. In Finding Our Voice, powerful modern-day testimony intermingles with the often raw experiences of those we read about in the pages of the Bible - unnamed characters who have, in a sense, never had a 'voice' of their own.
ISBN: 9780857468864 Price: £8.99 Servanthood is something to which all believers are called, not just those in full-time ministry. This means that understanding what servanthood means is vital for the health and well-being of local churches. Every member needs to appreciate their role as a servant of God. At the same time, the principles of servant leadership provide an essential framework for those called specifically to the work of the church, whether at home or overseas.
of Prayer, Learning and Love By Colly Hammond ISBN: 9780857467133 Price: £8.99 What can we learn from Augustine? There are many books that tell the life story of Augustine and how he has been fundamental in shaping Western Christian theology and practice. This is not one of them. This book is about how he became a Christian – the problems he faced; the doubts he struggled with. It is about how he made sense of his belief in God, and shared it with other people.
ISBN: 9780745980287 Price: £12.99 George Whitefield proclaimed the Christian message to more people in history than anyone else, before or since, who spoke with an unaided voice. A preacher of revival almost form his childhood, when he prophesied his own destiny, he had a profound impact on the social, religious and political life of both Britain and America. He crossed the Atlantic thirteen times, and merged as a celebrity figure, whose message captivated both rich and poor alike.
By Andrew Boyd ISBN: 9780857218438 Price: £12.99 In the war zone that Nigeria has become, Archbishop Ben Kwashi has survived three assassination attempts. A brutal assault on his wife, Gloria, drove him to his knees - to forgive and find the strength to press on. In Jos, churches have been turned into fortresses and Archbishop Ben now conducts more funerals than weddings and baptisms put together. Yet his faith grows ever more vibrant.
ISBN: 0736211853295 Price: £14.99 We all evolve and learn. We all come to understand our faith and life with deeper meaning and appreciation. With a rich history of chart-topping albums and singles, TV placements and theme songs, The Afters have risen to new heights with Fear No More. This project is brimming with irresistible pop hooks and meaningful heart songs that infuse us with hope for the future filled with faith and expectancy.
By Steven Curtis Chapman ISBN: 0617884934828 Price: £13.99 One of the most awarded and admired artists in Christian music history, Steven Curtis Chapman’s life story has truly been a great adventure. His latest CD showcases LIVE, acoustic performances of some of his most popular hits and gospel classics, found on his new DVD filmed at Gaither Studios.
ISBN: 0617884942229 Price: £12.99 Best known for her chart breaking hit I Will Survive GRAMMY® winner and global music icon Gloria Gaynor partnered with GRAMMY®-winning producer Chris Stevens (TobyMac, Mandisa) to create a roots gospel collection that relies on Gloria Gaynor’s songwriting, a couple of hymns and a stunning interpretation of Bob Dylan’s “Man of Peace.”
By Ben Lindsay ISBN: 9780281080175 Price: £9.99 From the UK Church’s complicity in the transatlantic slave trade to the whitewashing of Christianity throughout history, the Church has a lot to answer for when it comes to race relations. Christianity has been dubbed the white man’s religion, yet the Bible speaks of an impartial God and shows us a diverse body of believers. It’s time for the Church to start talking about race.
ISBN: 9780281082292 Price: £12.99 Until now, there has been little in the way of an accessible guide for those who seek to become or live as Orthodox Christians. A new convert himself, Martin Dudley is familiar with the questions, feelings and challenges that arise. In celebrating the culture of Orthodoxy – shaped by many different ethnicities and languages, gloriously expressed in art, music and literature – this volume fully conveys the rigour and joy of becoming and being Orthodox.
By Elizabeth McQuoid ISBN: 9781783599349 Price £5.99 I'm longing for God... * to answer my prayers * to forgive me * when my heart has grown cold * to take me deeper * to display his glory * to take me home. The latest in the popular Keswick study guide series matches the banner theme of Keswick Convention 2019: Longing for God. Seminars, Bible readings and evening celebrations will be tightly focussed around this topic.
By Martin Saunders ISBN: 9780281082209 Price: £9.99 What makes a man? The answer used to be easy. You chopped wood, you wrestled bears, and never showed an ounce of emotion. Today, thankfully, we’ve started leaving some of those ill-fitting gender stereotypes behind. But what replaces them? How do you make sense of masculinity in a world of mixed messages?
ISBN: 9781838580216 Price: £6.99 "I realise that THIS? is rather a strange title! So I thought, maybe it should be followed by a question mark? In a way, the question mark is the journey of discovery which this book describes. That's because I want us to explore together the full reality of THIS?: where we actually are, who and what we really are, what is our 'This', and is God's 'This' a fuller reality? If so, how does that affect the way we lovers of the Creator react to Earth Warming?"
ISBN: 9781848679979 Price: £12.99 God in the Garden is perfect for anyone that enjoys being outdoors throughout the year. It helps us find and connect with God across the changing seasons through weekly devotionals. Part of the Wild Worship series, God in the Garden will refresh and revive our love of the beautiful world just outside our window. Beautifully presented and illustrated throughout, this would make a wonderful gift for Gardeners and allotment owners.
ISBN: 9781789511482 Price: £12.99 This journal is designed to give you the space to be completely honest with yourself, whatever you’re going through. Each page includes a quote to inspire you to respond authentically, so that you can later look back over your own journey of resilience, self-discovery and faith.
ISBN: 9781912326044 Price: £5.99 Who made God? Where is heaven? Does God sleep? Were there dinosaurs on the ark? Questions are so important – they are how we learn to live our lives. That’s a Good Question! is a collection of 32 tricky questions which children commonly ask. J.John sets about answering these in a clear and concise manner. Of course, the answers to these important questions are complimented by a set of fantastic illustrations.
By Charlie Cleverly ISBN: 9780830778553 Price: £11.99 People who pray are those who break through, who hold on, who stand in the gap, who will not be silent, and even who change history. But they are also those who wait in the silence, sometimes in the sorrows—who ‘stand in the council of the Lord’, who contemplate his beauty and stand in awe. We need both! This book looks at the dynamic paradox of prayer: knowing how to be still and silent but also how to plead and speak.
By Rachel Gardner ISBN: 9781473686403 Price: £9.99 If Jesus is good news for women in every culture and every time, what does that good news look like for women today? The Girl Deconstruction Project is part sledgehammer, part manifesto, and filled with personal stories, biblical insights and wisdom for living full, free and fierce.
ISBN: 9781433563843 Price: £10.99 God intends to use your teen years as a launching pad into a lifelong pursuit of looking more like Jesus. This book will help you prioritize your Christian growth--pointing you to the resources God has given you in his Word, in prayer, and in the church; offering help for managing your emotions, watching your words, and bearing spiritual fruit.
ISBN: 9781781401262 Price: £4.50 This five-part group study booklet is designed to encourage and equip local church communities who are contemplating setting up a pioneering church community, but are unsure how to get going or what will be involved. It opens up the wise insights and practical know-how of Dave Male's book 'How to Pioneer' to the wider church, introducing the basics of pioneer ministry to PCCs and congregations while encouraging their supportive participation.
ISBN: 9781786220332 Price: £14.99 Using the familiar pattern of the church year, Hoyle explores the core of Christian theology. He covers: - God as ruler and judge of all (Advent) - The incarnation (Christmas) - Forgiveness (Ash Wednesday) - Redemption (Good Friday) - Resurrection (Easter Day) - The Holy Spirit (Pentecost) - God as creator (Trinity) - The kingdom of heaven (All Saints) By working through the entire year, readers will explore all the core Christian beliefs
ISBN: 9781786221414 Price: £14.99 Ministers and church leaders often struggle to handle tensions, difference and competing demands within their congregations. Drawing on practical theology, conflict theory, family systems theory and experience, Bridgebuilding will help church ministers and church members find more fruitful ways of engaging with tensions and conflicts in their local church.
ISBN: 9781786221957 Price: £19.99 In this major work the celebrated Irish poet reveals hidden treasures in our collective past, delights is in the present with his artistry and draws us compellingly towards the future
ISBN: 9781912863129 Price: £12.99 Exploring science, sociology, history, theology, and the many, many messages circulating in society and church culture about men, women and relationships (spoiler: some of them are pretty wild…), Relatable looks at the history of marriage (spoiler: even wilder), and why Christians are prone to promote coupling up as the ultimate achievement.
ISBN: 9781912863174 Price: £9.99 This book is a tool to help us work through pain over a period of time - doing the exercises, stopping and asking the Holy Spirit to come and minister, so that we can begin to make positive choices for the road ahead.