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Wings like a dove: the courage of Queen Jeanne D’Albret
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Wings like a dove: the courage of Queen Jeanne D’Albret

Christine FarenhorstP&R Publishing (Distributed by Evangelical Press)207 pages; £7.95Wings like a dove is the story of the only daughter of the King and Queen of the tiny kingdom of Navarre - born in the year 1528 in a Roman Catholic…

Wild at heart
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Wild at heart

Whenever a book written for men (notoriously known for their lack of interest in reading) sells over one million copies, you can be sure that it has made a clear connection. John Eldredge has called attention to some problems with…

Black and Reformed-Tim Mills reviews Anthony Carter’s book
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Black and Reformed-Tim Mills reviews Anthony Carter’s book

Written by a black American, this fascinating book is all about how the children of the black slaves, once transported to America and exploited, now worship in separated black churches; how this came about; how it never should have happened;…

Urban harvest revisited
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Urban harvest revisited

It has now been over twenty years since Roy Joslin's book Urban Harvest was first published. At the time it was acclaimed by some as ground-breaking and incisive in its analysis of the urban church situation.But others saw it as…

The new Christian Hymns
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The new Christian Hymns

According to the Lord Jesus Christ a well-informed Christian teacher 'brings out of his treasure things new and old' (Matthew 13:52). The difficulty comes in determining what should be retained that is old and what should be introduced that is…

A global ministry
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A global ministry

This article reviews the second volume on the life of John Stott written by Timothy Dudley-Smith. The book traces his ministry beyond the confines of All Souls Church in London, where his ministry as Rector began in 1950, into far-flung…

A book that changed me
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A book that changed me

This is a difficult subject! Many books have moved me, but I am not sure that many have truly changed me. Though I love reading, it is preaching that has made the greatest impact on my life. One book, however,…

A book that changed me
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A book that changed me

A. W. Pink's The Sovereignty of GodUnder God, I owe almost everything to rural Method-ism. I was brought up in a home where godly parents talked to each other about Methodist ministers, local preachers and circuit plans! My father, an…

A book that changed me
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A book that changed me

When I interviewed Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones on local television on 24 May 1973 I asked him which of his many books he considered to be the best. He felt that his series on Romans was his most important but said…

A book that changed me
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A book that changed me

This odd little book still occupies an honoured position on my bookshelves after over thirty years. ‘Little’ refers to its 4 by 7 inch format. It is not short, being almost 1.5 inches thick! I was an unsaved young man…

A book that changed me
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A book that changed me

Many Christians could write about one particular book that, under God, converted them to Christ. Many Christian ministers could write about one particular book that, under God, called them into the pastoral ministry. However, it was chiefly good preaching during…

A book that changed me
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A book that changed me

John Calvin's Institutes of the Christian ReligionIn September 1982 I set about reading the Institutes in John T. McNeill's edition. A visit to L'Abri the previous year had introduced me to Reformed theology and I began reading Dr Lloyd-Jones and…