Found 8 resource(s) in 'Book Reviews', for October 2019.
Reviews (all) for October 2019God’s Spies – the Stasi’s Cold War espionage campaign inside the Church More #Niteblessings – Further Meditations for the End of the Day Joseph’s Dreamcoat and other stories By Way of the Heart – the Season of Faith Forgiveness – a practical and pastoral companion Psalm for My Day – a Child’s Praise Devotional First... (698 words)
God’s Spies – the Stasi’s Cold War espionage campaign inside the ChurchBy Elisabeth Braw, Lion Hudson, £8.99 When the Berlin Wall came down, the files of the East German secret police, the much-dreaded Stasi, were opened and read. And among the shocking stories revealed was that of the Stasi’s infiltration of the Church. Almost 10% of the Lutheran Church’s workforce were, it appears, busy involved in... (104 words)
More #Niteblessings – Further Meditations for the End of the DayBy Malcolm Duncan, Lion Hudson, £9.99 This follow-up to Revd Malcolm Duncan’s hugely popular #Niteblessings invites you to encounter God at the end of the day. Each blessing draws you closer into His presence, releasing you from the pressures of the day into engagement with the Holy Spirit. Simple yet profound, moving and insightful, each... (65 words)
Joseph’s Dreamcoat and other storiesBy Juliet David and Elina Ellis, Lion Children, £4.99 Perfect for young children, here are read and share stories about Joseph and other favourite people from the Bible. From the popular 99 Stories from the Bible, each lively narrative is simply told across a double page spread with bold, engaging illustrations that bring the story... (91 words)
By Way of the Heart – the Season of FaithBy Mark Oakley, Canterbury Press, £12.99 These fifty reflections traverse the landscape of the Christian year, with its oases of celebration, its desert stretches of emptiness, its days of abundance and seasons of lament, and its affirmation of the ordinary and the everyday. For all who wish to understand their own story in the light... (69 words)
Forgiveness – a practical and pastoral companionBy Anthony Priddis, Canterbury Press, £16.99 Every day we hear stories of people caught up in conflict, violence, trauma and abuse, which can affect anyone in any walk of life. Each of us needs to offer forgiveness as well as receive it, but how? This ‘companion’ offers an important resource for all engaged in listening,... (82 words)
Psalm for My Day – a Child’s Praise DevotionalBy Carine MacKenzie and Alec Motyer, SPCK, £11.99 The Psalms tell us how wonderful God is and help us to worship Him. The Psalms also help us to tell God all our troubles and worries, and to find comfort and guidance. Other Psalms tell about our sin and how God has dealt with it. Still... (85 words)
First Steps to a Healthy HeartBy Simon Atkins, Lion Hudson, £5.99 Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in both men and women in the UK. But there are things we can do to look after our hearts, and to ensure that we do not die prematurely. Looking after ourselves also makes us feel so much better.... (84 words)
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