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Found 9 resource(s) in 'Book Reviews', for February 2021.
Reviews (all) for February 2021Living His Story The Bible: a story that makes sense of life Holy Habits: following Jesus Stories from the Streets A London Sparrow Opening our Lives Jars of Clay Come and See ** Living His Story – revealing the extraordinary love of God in ordinary ways The Archbishop... (1259 words)
Living His Story– revealing the extraordinary love of God in ordinary ways The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Lent Book 2021 By Hannah Steele, SPCK, £7.99 The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Lent Book 2021, Living His Story, explores evangelism as a way of sharing God’s love with people. How can we convey the love of God to our neighbours in a... (200 words)
The Bible: a story that makes sense of lifeBy Andrew Ollerton, Bible Society, £14.99 This book explores how the story of the Bible not only helps us understand our own lives but gives us a framework for making sense of life in general. We can see how the narratives in the Bible mirror the narrative arcs we go through: ‘We are not Israel... (145 words)
Holy Habits: following JesusSeven weeks of material for Lent By Andrew Roberts, BRF, £6.99 A welcome new addition to BRF’s growing collection of Holy Habits resources, Holy Habits: Following Jesus provides seven weeks of material for Lent. Although written before the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, many of the applications, questions and take-home ideas are highly relevant to... (133 words)
Stories from the Streets– an insight into the work of Street Pastors By Luke Randall and Sue Shaw, Instant Apostle, £9.99 This book celebrates the excellent work done by the formidable army of ‘Street Pastors’, Christian volunteers who have become a welcome presence in their various towns and cities across the nation. Founded on the streets of Brixton... (162 words)
A London Sparrow– the inspiring and true story of Gladys Aylward By Phyllis Thompson, 10Publishing, £9.99 A down-to-earth London girl, without many prospects, Gladys Aylward became a Christian when she was just 18. When she felt God’s call on her to go to China as a missionary, she overcame great obstacles in order to obey, and made... (179 words)
Opening our Lives – devotional readings for LentBy Trystan Owain Hughes, BRF, £8.99 Lenten disciplines are evolving, but whether you intend to give up, give to or take up something for Lent, BRF’s 2021 Lent book will add another dimension to your devotions. Trystan Owain Hughes offers six weeks of reflections designed to encourage and challenge readers to open their lives to... (121 words)
Jars of Clay – peace for the anxious soulBy Catherine Haddow, 10Publishing, £6.99 Globally, we’ve never been more anxious. Statistics for those seeking help for anxiety are rising rapidly and countless people feel isolated and alone. Maybe you’re one of them. If so, then this timely and helpful book on anxiety is for you. Chartered psychologist and experienced counsellor Catherine Haddow speaks truth... (126 words)
Come and See – learning from the life of PeterBy Stephen Cottrell, BRF, £7.99 When we look at the life of Peter – fisherman, disciple, leader of the early Church – we find somebody who responded wholeheartedly to the call to ‘come and see’. Come and meet Jesus, come and follow him, come and find your life being transformed. This book focuses on Peter,... (107 words)
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