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Having grown up as an atheist, he became a Christian at University in 1996. He studied theology and pastoral studies at Oak Hill College from 2006-2009. He is married to Elisabeth and they have two children, Joseph and Chloe.

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Moving in the right circles

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February 2012
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Moving in the right circles

Moving in the right circles Chick YuillIVP, 192 pages, £7.99, ISBN: 978-1-84474-503-6 This book aims to be an antidote to pious ‘church-ianity’ — understanding Christianity to be passively attending church meetings without any engagement with the world around us.    The author passionately pleads that Christians should be constantly maturing as ‘apprentices of Jesus’ and…

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What happens when…?

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July 2011
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What happens when…?

What happens when…? Peter CurrieDay One Publications; 155 pages, £6.00; ISBN: 978-184625-182-5 This aims to cover very concisely the pertinent foundations of the Christian life for new adult converts, or even unbelievers seeking the truth.     Each of the 14 chapters takes about five minutes to read through. They cover the following topics: conversion,…

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Review – Maximum life – Julian Hardyman – IVP

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September 2009
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Review – Maximum life – Julian Hardyman – IVP

Maximum life Julian HardymanIVP; 192 pages; £8.99; ISBN: 978-184474-378-0 People have been executed as heretics for writing books like this! Yet on every page Hardyman expounds the fundamental scriptural truth that there is no sacred-secular divide, and he does so with simplicity and sparkle.     The first third of the book explores the biblical theology (unfolding revelation in…

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Review – Mirror Mirror – Graham Beynon – IVP

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August 2009
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Review – Mirror Mirror – Graham Beynon – IVP

Mirror Mirror Graham BeynonIVP; 155 pages, £7.99; ISBN: 978-1-84474-325-4 The world tells you how to view and evaluate yourself, but even if you think you already know who you are in Christ, I urge you to read this clever little book! It helps you keep looking in Scripture's mirror, rather than the world's.     The author's argues…

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Review – A few good men – Good Book Company

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August 2008
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Review – A few good men – Good Book Company

A few good men Richard CoekinGood Book Company204 pages; £7ISBN: 978-1905564590 Are you hungry to see what a godly man does in practice? Here is a feast of models from the Bible. In ten delicious expositions of biblical stories, the author carefully sifts the text and serves up a rich platter of applications for men today.…

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Review – Exploring the Bible: Habakkuk

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January 2008
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Review – Exploring the Bible: Habakkuk

Exploring the Bible: HabakkukTim ShentonDay One90 pages; £6.00ISBN: 978-1-84625-055-2I'm very glad this concise gem is on my shelf - it aims to explain each verse of the much-neglected book of Habakkuk and succeeds with superb clarity. This book would prove useful to most readers, since it lends itself to being used as a succinct,…

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