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Review – The transforming power of God – John Legg – EP Books
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Review – The transforming power of God – John Legg – EP Books

The transforming power of God   John Legg EP Books; 208 pages; £8.95; ISBN: 978-0-85234-677 8   The subtitle of this book is 'Encountering Christ in the life of Elisha'. The author says that by doing this the Lord will…

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Let God arise
Marcus Loane

My reading of this book reminded me of the prophecy of Daniel – ‘Those who are wise will shine like the brightness of the heavens, and those who lead many to righteousness, like the stars for ever and ever’ (Daniel…

Review – Apprentice; walking the way of Christ – Steve Chalke with Joanna Wyld – Zondervan
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Review – Apprentice; walking the way of Christ – Steve Chalke with Joanna Wyld – Zondervan

Apprentice; walking the way of Christ Steve Chalke with Joanna WyldZondervan; 208 pages; £10.49ISBN: 978-0310291541 Not to be confused with the popular BBC programme, Steve Chalke's Apprentice calls us 'into a deep experience of learning and relationship with Christ'. The goal is…

Review – Fearless Pilgrim: The life & times of John Bunyan – Faith Cook – EP Books
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Review – Fearless Pilgrim: The life & times of John Bunyan – Faith Cook – EP Books

Fearless Pilgrim: The life & times of John Bunyan   Faith Cook EP Books; 528 pages; £16.95; ISBN: 978-085234-6808   Faith Cook has again produced an excellent biography, this time on one of the most famous of English Christians. Bunyan…

Review – Teenagers – Ann Benton – IVP
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Review – Teenagers – Ann Benton – IVP

Teenagers Ann BentonIVP; 192 pages; £7.99; ISBN: 978-1-84474-354-4 As the mother of two daughters, one of whom has just turned 13, I wanted to read this book as soon as I saw it. Having benefited from Ann Benton's helpful book Aren't they…

Review – The God reality; a critique of Richard Dawkins’ The God delusion – Rob Slane – Day One
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Review – The God reality; a critique of Richard Dawkins’ The God delusion – Rob Slane – Day One

The God reality; a critique of Richard Dawkins' The God delusion Rob SlaneDay One; 72 pages; £4.00; ISBN: 978-184625-126-9This is a short booklet which critiques The God delusion by Richard Dawkins. It responds to the seven major themes covered in Dawkins'…

Review – What kind of God? – Michael Ots – IVP
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Review – What kind of God? – Michael Ots – IVP

What kind of God? Michael OtsIVP; 160 pages; £6.99; ISBN: 978-1-84474-342-1 This book started life as a series of lunchtime talks to non-Christians and seeks to address the many questions that circulate in people's minds today concerning God. Interestingly, Michael Ots remarks…

Review – Counsel one another – Paul Tautges – Day One
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Review – Counsel one another – Paul Tautges – Day One

Counsel one another Paul TautgesDay One; 191 pages; £10.00; ISBN: 978-1-84625-154-2 Anyone concerned about the rise of professional secular counselling at the expense of Bible-based counselling will be greatly encouraged by this book. The central comparison is between the man-centredness of the…

Review – Comfort those who grieve – Paul Tautges – Day One
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Review – Comfort those who grieve – Paul Tautges – Day One

Comfort those who grieve Paul TautgesDay One; 143 pages; £5.00; ISBN: 978-1-84625-155-9 Although the context of the book is America, it nevertheless has much to offer us on this side of the Atlantic. As the subtitle ('Ministering God's grace in time of loss')…

Review – Christ and the future – Cornelis P. Venema – Banner of Truth
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Review – Christ and the future – Cornelis P. Venema – Banner of Truth

Christ and the future Cornelis P. VenemaBanner of Truth; 224 pages; £7.50; ISBN: 978-1-84871-008-5 This is an abridged version of Cornelis Venema's acclaimed The promise of the future, originally published in 2000. About half the length of the original, Christ and the…

Summer reading
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Summer reading

Summer reading Summer reading is important to the book trade because publishers know people like to take a book on holiday. Perhaps the latest thriller or a beginner's guide to a new hobby will make it into the travel case. Or…

Review – Audrey Featherstone, I presume – Tim Shenton – EP Books
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Review – Audrey Featherstone, I presume – Tim Shenton – EP Books

Audrey Featherstone, I presume Tim ShentonEP Books; 228 pages; £8.95; ISBN: 978-0-85234-678-5 Tim Shenton usually writes books about well-known characters from church history. Audrey Featherstone, along with her husband, worked in Congo with Regions Beyond Missionary Union (RBMU) for twenty-five years, but her…