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Stephen lives at Crosshills, Keighley

Exploring the Bible: 1 and 2 Thessalonians

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April 2012
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Exploring the Bible: 1 and 2 Thessalonians

Exploring the Bible: 1 and 2 Thessalonians Stanley JebbDay One, 248 pages £8.00, ISBN: 978-1-84625-287-7 The appropriate subtitle of this book is: ‘A practical commentary’. Based on his own scholarly and pastoral insights, along with well chosen quotations from other commentators, the author moves briskly but thoroughly through the text.    The introduction sets the…

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Remaking a broken world

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May 2011
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Remaking a broken world

Remaking a broken world Christopher AshAuthentic Media, 240 pages, £8.99, ISBN: 978-1-85078-873-7 The author’s thesis is that ‘the ordinary local Christian church contains within itself the seeds, or the DNA, of a remade world’ (p.xi). His aim is ‘to persuade us to commit ourselves wholeheartedly to belonging to, and serving God in the fellowship…

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Reviews – Spurgeon’s practical wisdom – C. H. Spurgeon – Banner of Truth

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September 2010
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Reviews – Spurgeon’s practical wisdom – C. H. Spurgeon – Banner of Truth

Spurgeon's practical wisdom C. H. Spurgeon, Banner of Truth, 317 pages, £16.00IBSN: 978-1-84871-051-1 This beautifully produced book with the original illustrations is a collector's item. It contains articles written by C. H. Spurgeon and published in The sword and trowel, under the pseudonym 'John Ploughman'. As John Ploughman, Spurgeon plays the part of a wise farmhand…

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Review – Habakkuk: a wrestler with God – Walter J. Chantry, Banner of Truth

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September 2009
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Review – Habakkuk: a wrestler with God – Walter J. Chantry, Banner of Truth

Habakkuk: a wrestler with God Walter J. ChantryBanner of Truth; 100 pages; £5.50; ISBN: 978-0-85151-995-1 This is a great little book about a great little book! Only 100 pages long, it is commentary, devotion and sermon beautifully weaved together.     Walter Chantry points out that Habakkuk's times were, in many respects, similar to our own, characterised by…

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Review – The call to joy and pain – IVP

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September 2008
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Review – The call to joy and pain – IVP

The call to joy and pain Ajith FernandoIVP; 174 pages; £9.99; ISBN: 978-1-84474-249-3 Though the subtitle of this book is 'Embracing suffering in your ministry', it is clearly aimed at (and would greatly benefit) all Christians, not just those engaged in some form of full-time ministry.   The book is really a devotional essay on Colossians 1:24–29…

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Review – Can we rock the gospel? John Blanchard and Dan Lucarini

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August 2007
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Review – Can we rock the gospel? John Blanchard and Dan Lucarini

Can we rock the gospel?John Blanchard and Dan LucariniEvangelical Press; 267 pages; £7.95ISBN: 978-0-85234-628-0The authors who have collaborated in writing this book have both previously written on the same subject - John Blanchard in Pop goes the gospel (1983) and Dan Lucarini in Why I left the contemporary Christian music movement (2002). The research…

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