2021-03-25T12:51:00+00:00By Tony Cummings
Back in the noughties, West Sussex based singer and fiddle player Julie Hall was making folk-styled music and recording critically acclaimed albums. Meanwhile a Belfast singer, flute and whistle player, Nigel Cameron, was finding his musical niche – recording everything from Celtic-styled rock to children’s music. After the death of ...
2021-03-25T12:49:00+00:00By Sam Hailes
There aren’t many Christian bands who have enjoyed a successful career outside of Church circles. And for those who do ‘make it’ in the mainstream, it’s a hard line to walk. Talk about your faith, but don’t be preachy. Be in the world, but not of it. Reach people, but ...
2021-03-25T12:47:00+00:00By Alan Palmer
This fascinating and challenging book on global sustainability contains a series of contributions made by Christians who are experts in their fields. Chapters include: ‘Disasters: Natural or Unnatural?’, ‘Disasters, Injustice, and the Goodness of Creation’, ‘What Good is God?’. The penultimate chapter deals with the global and environmental issues related ...
2021-03-25T12:46:00+00:00By Claire Musters
There aren’t many Christian books that focus just on sex. Adrian and Celia Reynolds, who believe couples should view sex as a “holy discipline”, begin by looking at sexual union in the sweep of scripture. Then the book gets practical, quickly moving on to identify five key biblical principles: let’s ...
2021-03-25T12:44:00+00:00By Richard James Butt
The Unveiling by worship songwriter David Fellingham is a short but sweet look at the book of Revelation. At 165 pages, it’s an accessible dive into this notoriously challenging book of the Bible.
2021-03-25T12:43:00+00:00By Caroline Newbold
Sergei Ovsiannikov was imprisoned in Soviet Russia as young soldier and, alone in a cell, had to face fear head-on. When all other supports were stripped away, he had an encounter with a God he knew nothing of. Inspired by his experience, this book contains a series of reflections on ...
2021-03-25T12:39:00+00:00By Jon Kuhrt
Growing up, Michael Emmett suffered from the impact of both sexual abuse and having a father who was a career criminal. He was drawn into a chaotic life of crime, violence and drug use. Arrested and sentenced for twelve years for drug smuggling, Emmett began a journey to Christian faith ...
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