Found 8 resource(s) in 'Book Reviews', for April 2019.
Book Reviews (all) for April 2019The Contemplative Response Faithful Grandparents The Sacred Art of Joking Recovering from Depression Locked in Chase The Lion The Identification Principle ** The Contemplative Response – leadership and ministry in a distracted culture By Ian Cowley, BRF, £8.99 Here is wisdom and sustenance for all Christians who struggle to maintain a still, quiet centre in... (1059 words)
The Contemplative Response – leadership and ministry in a distracted cultureBy Ian Cowley, BRF, £8.99 Here is wisdom and sustenance for all Christians who struggle to maintain a still, quiet centre in the midst of a 24/7 contemporary culture shaped by worldly ambition, consumerism and information overload. Cowley explains: “I find that three particular words – achieve, acquire, indulge – seem to point to the... (128 words)
Faithful Grandparents – hope and love through the generationsBy Anita Cleverly, BRF, £9.99 Here is a call for grandparents to understand and step into the hugely influential role they can play in the lives of their grandchildren. Arguably, there has never been a more important time to find meaningful ways of passing on faith from one generation to the next, and Anita believes... (107 words)
The Sacred Art of JokingBy James Cary, SPCK, £8.99 Every few weeks a politician, pundit or soap star causes a media storm by making a gaffe or tweeting a joke that some people do not find funny. Comedy is very hard to get right and yet we think it’s important to have a sense of humour and not take yourself too... (167 words)
Recovering from Depression – a companion guide for ChristiansBy Katharine Smith, SPCK, £9.99 Depression is a devastating illness, both for those affected and for their loved ones, and the road to recovery can appear very long and winding indeed. However, for those who are slowly feeling their way towards a life of greater equanimity, this encouraging book will prove a reassuring. A complete... (115 words)
Locked inBy Arlen Victoria, Authentic, £9.99 Paralympics champion and Dancing with the Stars contestant Victoria Arlen shares her courageous and miraculous story of recovery after falling into a mysterious vegetative state and how she broke free, overcoming the odds and never giving up hope, eventually living a full and inspiring life. When Victoria Arlen was 11... (242 words)
Chase The LionBy Mark Batterson, Authentic, £10.99 In this compelling manifesto, New York Times bestselling author Mark Batterson challenges readers to ‘chase the lions’ in their lives, and to be prepared to act accordingly when they catch them! The author encourages people to take bold actions to accomplish their goals, follow his practical steps to making those... (115 words)
The Identification Principle– how the Incarnation shapes Faith and Ministry By Chris Steed. IVP £12.99 The Identification Principle offers a new impetus to holistic and practical engagement by the church with our world. The author, an Anglican minister, is responsible for a large and innovative Christian social project on the edge of city centre, which is developing... (120 words)
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