Found 8 resource(s) in 'Book Reviews', for October 2020.
Reviews (all) for October 2020What’s in the Bible (for me)? – 50 readings and reflections Through the Year with the Pilgrim Fathers – 365 daily readings Though I run through the Valley Joseph – a story of Resilience Radical Gratitude – recalibrating your heart That Hideous Strength – a deeper look at how the West was lost Parenting as... (957 words)
What’s in the Bible (for me)? – 50 readings and reflectionsBy Lucy Moore, BRF, £4.99 Lucy Moore’s pocket-sized guide to the Bible takes readers on an epic journey through 4,000 years of history. Spanning Old and New Testaments from Genesis to Revelation in 50 bite-sized readings, the founder and leader of Messy Church writes for families and individuals who are new to the Bible: its... (182 words)
Through the Year with the Pilgrim Fathers – 365 daily readingsBy Stephen Poxon, Lion Hudson, £12.99 The year 2020 witnesses the 400th anniversary of the voyage made by the Pilgrim Fathers, who sailed from England to America on board the Mayflower. This epic excursion signalled one of the most significant episodes in Christian history, making as it did an enormous impact on the trajectory of... (107 words)
Though I run through the ValleyBy Pamela Johnson, Authentic, £9.99 At a time of ethnic cleansing and military dictatorship, being a Christian in predominantly Buddhist Myanmar brought huge risks and danger. Yet despite persecution, one family chose to use the weapon of love to combat evil. ‘Though I Run Through the Valley’ tells the incredible story of three generations of... (141 words)
Joseph – a story of ResilienceBy Meg Warner, SPCK, £12.99 You may think you know the story of Joseph, but this book will make you think again! It invites you to think deeply about Joseph’s character and how he responds to the traumatic events that threaten to overwhelm him. Lacing her commentary with telling anecdotes from her own life story,... (96 words)
Radical Gratitude – recalibrating your heart in an age of entitlementBy Peter Maiden, 10ofthose, £7.99 As Christians we should be the most grateful people alive. After all, doesn’t the Bible encourage thankfulness and condemn grumbling? Peter Maiden traces the theme of thanksgiving in Scripture, and shows how we can genuinely live counter-cultural lives even in an age of rampant entitlement. He explains how gratitude is... (142 words)
That Hideous Strength – a deeper look at how the West was lostBy Melvin Tinker, Evangelical Press, £7.99 This book is a ‘wakeup call’ as to what has been happening in our Western culture for the last few decades, due to the influence of what is identified as ‘cultural Marxism’ or ‘Critical Theory’. It helps explain why much of the Judeo-Christian foundations of the West have been eroded, while the Church... (93 words)
Parenting as a Church Leader – helping your family thriveBy Rachel Turner, BRF, £9.99 This book tackles the unique parenting challenges faced by church leaders. It is full of insightful advice and creative suggestions for managing the pressures and expectations heaped on church leaders’ families. The author counters the widespread view that vicarage or manse life inevitably has a negative impact on the children.... (75 words)
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