Found 7 resource(s) in 'Book Reviews', for August 2019.
Reviews (all) for August 2019L is for Lifestyle Taming of a Villain – a message of hope A Year of Grace – exploring the Christian seasons God of Violence Yesterday, God of Love Today? Modern Flights – where next? Raising Children in a Digital Age ** L is for Lifestyle (revised & updated) By Ruth Valerio, IVP, £7.99... (586 words)
L is for Lifestyle(revised & updated) By Ruth Valerio, IVP, £7.99 How can we live more responsibly? In this A-Z, Ruth Valerio highlights the main threats to people and our planet, God’s beloved Creation. She shows us how, by making small but significant changes to our lifestyle, we can learn the secret of a life that is both... (152 words)
Taming of a Villain – a message of hopeBy Allen Langham, Lion, £11.99 Allen Langham was a professional rugby league player who destroyed his career through addiction. Struggling with his troubled childhood, he had turned to drink, drugs and crime, and ended up in prison. This is the true story of how he found Jesus Christ, and realised that only God had the... (58 words)
A Year of Grace – exploring the Christian seasonsBy David Hoyle, Canterbury Press, £14.99 Using the pattern of the church year, this book looks at the building blocks of Christian theology, and what each one means for how we live. The book covers God as ruler and judge (Advent), the incarnation (Christmas), forgiveness, (Ash Wednesday), Redemption (Good Friday), Resurrection (Easter), the Holy Spirit... (80 words)
God of Violence Yesterday, God of Love Today?– wrestling honestly with the Old Testament By Helen Paynter, Authentic Books, £9.99If you find the violence in the Old Testament a problem, this book may be helpful. Helen Paynter faces the tough questions head-on and offers a fresh, accessible approach to a significant issue. For all those seeking to engage with the Bible and... (82 words)
Modern Flights – where next?By Julia Golding & others, Lion Children, £5.99 Join Harriet, Darwin’s pet tortoise, and Milton, Schrodinger’s indecisive cat on a time-travelling quest of discovery, unravelling scientific exploration and religious beliefs and how they fit together. How did the universe start? Is there a God behind it all? Take to the skies in this adventure and... (58 words)
Raising Children in a Digital Age – enjoying the best, avoiding the worstBy Bex Lewis, Lion, £8.99 Digital technology, social media, and online gaming are now a universal part of childhood. But are you worried about what your children might be doing online? Or who might try to contact them through Facebook or Twitter? Bex Lewis, an expert in social media and digital innovation, has written a... (74 words)
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