Key New Titles In March 2020
9780281081196 £9.99 People leaving prison; refugees; victims of abuse and prostitution. All struggle to find a home, to build relationships, to get back on their feet. The root cause of homelessness is relational: the homeless suffer not just the lack of a roof, but a lack of love.Hope into Action tells Ed’s story of faith and struggle as he and his wife saw the need, felt the call and stepped out in faith, developed a new theology of sharing and saw both tragic and wonderful results.
9780281083893 £9.99 Why bother with God? Do you know what matters in life? What are the limits of kindness? Why doesn’t God intervene? What are you worth? For twenty years, bestselling novelist Rhidian Brook has pondered such questions on Radio 4's Thought for the Day, encouraging, nudging, sometimes provoking millions into thinking about the possibility of a God who is intimately and cosmically involved in the human story. Over 100 of his Thoughts are presented here.
Frances ward 9781789590883 £12.99 The questions raised by the possibility of climate catastrophe and an uninhabitable earth are enormous, and Christians often find it difficult to address them. Yet people of faith do need to engage with the reality of the tragic loss of creation and the fact that this has been caused by humans. This book helps us to do that.
9781910012710 £12.99 A warm and witty invitation to coming into God's presence from a House of Prayer leader Jill Weber is on the adventure of saying yes to more of God--accepting His invitation to really live. This honest, warm, and compelling book speaks directly to those who long to deeply encounter Jesus, to know how to tune into the small movements of the heart, and to have trust in every moment of their lives.
9780281083022 £9.99 Highly visual and interactive, this is a Bob Hartman Bible like never before. Containing over 60 stories, this book highlights the links between stories and draws attention to the wider themes of the Bible.
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
Meredith McDaniel 9780800735791 £11.99 With compassion and enthusiasm, Meredith McDaniel invites you to walk alongside God's people in Exodus as they wake up each morning to manna, God's provision for them in desert places. As she unfolds their story of complete dependence on their Creator, you'll discover through guided journaling how God is providing for you right now, where you are in your own unique story. Along the way, you will develop a comforting awareness that you are seen, and guided.
9780281083350 £9.99 Too often, women hold each other back, bad mouthing and making unflattering comparisons. Social media give extra opportunities for negative comment. Are we trapped in our own battles, or entertained by the wars of other women, to the detriment of our own freedom and well-being? What would happen, asks Helen Roberts, if women ceased to compete and compare? What if we settled our conflicts and resolved instead to champion one another? To celebrate each other’s victories?
9780281082988 £9.99 I thought having a baby would complete me. I was wrong. I believed I'd be a great parent and a natural 'mum'. I wasn't. I thought I'd know what to do. I didn't. What happens when two become three? When sleep is a myth? When friends used to see you – but now see your baby? Is your identity lost in motherhood? Does your brain still work? 'In those early years I could barely follow an episode of Peppa Pig,' says Anne, 'let alone pick up a Bible.'A droll and insightful companion
9780830780747 £11.99 The Unknown God: A Journey with Jesus from East to West takes readers on a spiritual journey through six major world religions, unraveling the hidden revelations of Jesus Christ embedded within their sacred scriptures. We live in the age of religious pluralism where all religions are considered the same and different paths lead to the same spiritual destination. It is important for Christians to learn how to affirm Jesus Christ as the only way to God while also paying due r
9780784722992 £7.99 Today's youth workers need to have a lot of resources on hand to plan their youth group meetings.Each True to Life book offers all they need to create 40 complete sessions: Real stories - each lesson begins with a "hook," a real story about recent sports, entertainment, world news, odd events, etc. Deep discussion each lesson has a Bible study about the topic raised in the story, complete with discussion questions and Scripture commentary for the leader. Closing challenge
Alec Hill 9780830845941 £12.99 Those who experience and survive cancer live in bonus time, a season of grace that can be both disorienting and wonderful. In this honest and hopeful account, two-time survivor Alec Hill helps readers re calibrate expectations, grapple with survivor's guilt, and steward the opportunities for new purpose and growth.
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