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Book Review Archives - HEART Christian newspaper

The Church’s greatest mistake

June 6, 2020 |

If you’ve ever wondered why today’s Church seems weak and ineffective, Charles Gardner has the answer ‘King of the Jews: Why the Bible – And All History – Points to Jesus’

by Charles Gardner

Christian Publications International

£10 plus p&p

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NOT written by C S Lewis in 1942 

June 6, 2020 |

The viral meme that brought comfort to thousands wasn’t by the great C S Lewis

A quote, apparently by C S Lewis, went viral (what else currently?) on social media in March 2020.

In fact, it appears to have been … Read More

Bring back Mission Praise!

June 6, 2020 |

With churches closed and the focus moving to home worship, it’s time to find trusty, tuneful songs that everyone can sing without band aid ‘Why I Left the Contemporary Christian Music Movement: Confessions of a Former Worship Leader’

by Dan … Read More

An Oxford professor on Covid-19 and a loving God

June 5, 2020 |

Last updated on June 21st, 2020 at 06:40 pm

‘Where Is God in a Coronavirus World?’

by John  Lennox

The Good Book Company £2.54

“Removing God from the equation does not remove the pain and suffering… But [it] does remove something … Read More

Our kidnap ordeal served as a warning that the Western Church isn’t ready for Jesus’ return

March 28, 2020 |

Last updated on April 3rd, 2020 at 03:50 pm

David and Shirley Donovan were held hostage for 22 days in the Niger Delta. Their traumatic abduction was, they believe, a warning against lukewarm Christianity ‘Counting the Cost: Kidnapped in the … Read More

Neither Bomb nor Bullet

December 4, 2019 |

Archbishop on the front line New biography of Archbishop Benjamin Kwashi, of Jos, Nigeria

‘Three times they’ve tried to kill me. They’ve come close. But each time just makes me more determined to live my life to the full for … Read More

Rebuilding the Ruins: Following God’s Call to Serve Syria

November 21, 2019 |

By Samara Levy

Hodder & Stoughton, 2019

In winter 2013, mother of two Samara Levy was moved by reports of barefoot Syrian refugee children in snow covered camps.

She began collecting winter clothes for them, and soon found herself in … Read More

Babylon or Jerusalem: Which Will Rule the World?

November 21, 2019 |

By Jan Willem van der Hoeven

Deeper Revelation Books, 2009 (revised edition)

The cities of Babylon and Jerusalem figure prominently in the Bible’s discussion of the end times. One represents man’s attempt to make a perfect world; the other, God’s … Read More

Fresh insights into the biblical feasts

July 26, 2019 |

What these high points of the ancient calendar reveal about Jesus’ life, death and resurrection. ‘The Messiah Pattern: The Biblical Feasts and How They Reveal Jesus’

By Peter Sammons

Christian Publications International, 2019 (second edition) ISBN 978-1-78926-509-5

Scotland Yard’s Sir … Read More

Beyond the Final Curtain: What Happens When We Die

May 23, 2019 |

Last updated on May 24th, 2019 at 08:16 pm

By Richard Roe

BOOK review

As a journalist of more than 40 years, I am well used to deadlines. But I take my hat off to fellow writer Richard Roe for … Read More

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