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Prophets foretold him – Timothy Cross
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Prophets foretold him – Timothy Cross

Prophets foretold him  Timothy CrossGospel Folio Press, 99 pages, £8.99, ISBN: 978-1-9267652-4-2 Many of us, I'm sure, have been faced with the challenge of: 'Prove to me the Bible is true'. Or with a similar question: 'How do you know the…

The Narnia code – Michael Ward
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The Narnia code – Michael Ward

The Narnia code Michael WardPaternoster, 193 pages, £8.99, ISBN: 978-1-84227-722-5 I grew up with C. S. Lewis' Chronicles of Narnia and am looking forward to introducing them to my children, especially teaching them about Christ through their spiritual symbolism.      So it…

Thank you, King James
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Thank you, King James

Thank you, King JamesJames HastingsDay One Publications, 160 pages, £6, ISBN: 978-1-846252-32-7This is the gripping yet harrowing story of the life of Robert Hicks. It is a remarkable account of how the King James Bible came to the rescue of…

Entrusted with the gospel ‘ fan the flame!
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Entrusted with the gospel ‘ fan the flame!

Entrusted with the gospel — fan the flame! Ed. D. A. Carson IVP, 160 pages, £8.99, ISBN: 978-1-8447-4489-3 This contains six expositions of 2 Timothy delivered at the national conference of the Gospel Coalition in Chicago, in April 2009. The…

Remaking a broken world
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Remaking a broken world

Remaking a broken worldChristopher AshAuthentic Media, 240 pages, £8.99, ISBN: 978-1-85078-873-7The 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…

Keeping God’s Earth: The global environment in biblical perspective
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Keeping God’s Earth: The global environment in biblical perspective

Keeping God's Earth: The global environment in biblical perspectiveNoah J. Toly and Daniel I. Block (eds)Apollos (IVP), 300 pages, £16.99, ISBN: 978-1-84474-450-3This is a challenging book about environmental issues, to wake evangelicals up to their responsibilities in caring for God's…

Heart cries to heaven: A book of prayers
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Heart cries to heaven: A book of prayers

Heart cries to heaven: A book of prayersDavid CampbellDay One Publications, 112 pages, £5.00, ISBN: 978-1-84625-229-7A way to prayMatthew Henry, Edited by O. Palmer RobertsonBanner of Truth, 417 pages, £14.50, ISBN: 978-1-84871-0870Prayers on the psalms from the Scottish Psalter of…

Film Review – The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
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Film Review – The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

Film ReviewThe Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader Rated: PG, 115 minutes, Director: Michael Apted The latest film in the Chronicles of Narnia series Voyage of the Dawn Treader appeared in cinemas in December 2010 and will no doubt…

Reviews – Speaking truth in love: Counsel in community – David Powlison – New Growth Press
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Reviews – Speaking truth in love: Counsel in community – David Powlison – New Growth Press

Speaking truth in love: Counsel in community David PowlisonNew Growth Press, 202 pages, $17.99, ISBN: 978-0-9770807-1-7  Another day; another book on counselling! This book, however, is more reliable and helpful than many other offerings of recent years. The author teaches practical…

Reviews – In Japan the crickets cry – Ronald Clements and Steve Metcalf – Monarch Books
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Reviews – In Japan the crickets cry – Ronald Clements and Steve Metcalf – Monarch Books

In Japan the crickets cry Ronald Clements and Steve MetcalfMonarch Books, 224 pages, £8.99, ISBN: 1-85424-970-8 This is the life story of Steve Metcalf, who was born of and brought up by missionary parents in SW China. Steve later served God with his…

Reviews – The happiness of heaven – Maurice Roberts – Reformation Heritage Books
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Reviews – The happiness of heaven – Maurice Roberts – Reformation Heritage Books

The happiness of heaven Maurice RobertsReformation Heritage Books, 124 pages, £7-99, ISBN: 978-1-60178-081-2 What happens to children who die in infancy? Will we recognise one another in heaven? Do people in heaven know what is happening on earth? These are some of…

Reviews – Anne Bradstreet – pilgrim and poet – Faith Cook – EP Books
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Reviews – Anne Bradstreet – pilgrim and poet – Faith Cook – EP Books

Anne Bradstreet - pilgrim and poet Faith CookEP Books, 176 pages, £7.99, ISBN: 978-0-85234-714-0 Faith Cook's biography of one of the first Puritan refugees is both inspiring and challenging. Here is a woman who fled England at the age of eighteen for…