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June 1, 2017 |

Last updated on June 5th, 2017 at 02:49 pm

Gender historian Dr Lisa Nolland shares her pressing concerns and a selection of books

For years now I have tracked the pan-sexual revolution and its promotion by an increasingly totalitarian state.

I am concerned about the apparent inability of the Church to engage with some of the most pressing issues of the day, especially the now ubiquitous LGBTQI rights agenda which takes no prisoners. Gay is the new black, and God help those who dissent. The political parties (with the possible exception of UKIP) have mostly signed on, and increasingly the institutions of the land are co-opted (or keep silent), even the Church. Read More

Looking with Lisa

March 30, 2017 |

Last updated on March 31st, 2017 at 10:50 am

Gender historian Lisa Nolland presents a round-up of recent books which have caught her eye Why Believe in Jesus’ Resurrection?  by James D G Dunn (SPCK, 2017)

James Dunn clearly and … Read More

Prepare your Heart for the Midnight Cry

February 2, 2017 |

Last updated on February 4th, 2017 at 06:08 pm

by RT Kendall

Published by SPCK

The promise of a greater move of the Holy Spirit than any yet seen

Renowned preacher RT Kendall explains the daring claim that electrified a 1992 ministers’ conference. Mark Weeden, a former church member of RT’s and who was there at the time, enjoyed reading his pastor’s latest book Read More


November 26, 2016 |

THE ATLAS LEGACY by Colin Newton. Christian novella adventure story exploring why the answer to ancient mysteries lies in starting from the Bible, not in speculation about aliens.

Available for £9 inc p&p from or 01702 600254

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No Appointments Necessary: Adventures from a Missionary Road Less Travelled

November 26, 2016 |

by Charlynne M Boddie

“It is impossible for the Christian life to be boring or uneventful”

Knowing some of Charlynne’s background, it was a privilege to read this book, for it brings you right into the intimate relationship between Charlynne and the Holy Spirit. We read their conversations and exchanges in prayer. We see how people are brought to faith, healed or delivered, consoled, counselled and edified through prophecy.  Read More


March 25, 2016 |

Last updated on March 31st, 2016 at 06:42 pm

In association with Escape Ministries 

Former violent criminal John Lawson has written a searing autobiography which will now be available in bookshops nationwide. This is your opportunity to meet the man, buy the book and use it to show people that there is no mental prison that Jesus cannot unlock

IF A WICKED MAN (Roper Penberthy Publishing) is being released into the True Crime Genre on 31 March 2016. It tells the story of John Lawson, a former violent criminal, enforcer for gangsters, bodyguard, biker gang member and manager in the sex industry. Read More

Edith Cavell – a witness to the future

March 25, 2016 |

Last updated on March 31st, 2016 at 06:05 pm

The vicar’s daughter who laid down her life with grace and trust in the God of her salvation

Edith Cavell, faith before the firing squad
by Catherine Butcher

with foreword by Baroness Caroline Cox

(Monarch Books, £8.99)

by Carole Woodiwis

Edith Cavell was a British nurse whose execution by the Germans in WWI echoed round the world like the four shots which rang out and killed her at dawn on 12 October 1915.  Read More

A wonderful testimony to the reconciling power of Jesus

March 25, 2016 |

How both Jews and Arabs pay a heavy price as they follow the Prince of Peace

What is God doing in Israel?
(Monarch Books, £8.99)

reviewed by Charles Gardner

This time of year is particularly poignant for the Ortiz family, because late March sees the festival of Purim, when teenager Ami was virtually blown apart by a bomb disguised as a traditional holiday gift.

The bomb was aimed at his father, a believer in Yeshua/Jesus, the Jewish Messiah. Read More


February 4, 2016 |

By A E Marchant

This book is available from Amazon and Kindle Store

This book is available from Amazon and Kindle Store

This compelling, true story takes you through the author’s very troubled life which led to his becoming a full-blown alcoholic with only days to live. But he survived.

In his own words, the author says: “I survived by way of a very powerful, spiritual happening, a ‘divine intervention’. This very moving book will help anyone in any stage of this terrible illness to give up the booze forever, and like I did, embark on a whole new life without the bottle, for a life you may not have known existed other than your hell hole you are now in. Read More


February 4, 2016 |
The return of Jesus Christ cover

The two books are available from Christian bookshops or directly at Mark’s website:

Currently there is a dearth of books about the return of Jesus Christ. Mark’s second book aims to fill this gap. (His first was, Has God really finished with Israel?)

It describes the different millennial views: amillennial, postmillennial and premillennial. The reader is helped to decide which view best fits the biblical evidence, while learning about the origin and popularity of each view in Church history. Read More

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