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Book Review – This little church had none – Gary E. Gilley – EP Books
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Book Review – This little church had none – Gary E. Gilley – EP Books

This little church had none   Gary E. Gilley with Jay Wegter EP Books; 236 pages; £9.33; ISBN: 978-085234-708-9   In this, the third in his series of 'This little church...' books, Gary Gilley considers 'a church in search of…

Book Review – On wings of prayer – praying the ACTS way – Reggie Weems – Day One
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Book Review – On wings of prayer – praying the ACTS way – Reggie Weems – Day One

On wings of prayer - praying the ACTS way Reggie WeemsDay One; 106 pages; £5.00; ISBN: 978-1846251788 I first came across the ACTS model for prayer many years ago. It has been a pleasure to read this book, which I recommend to…

Book Review – The message of the Holy Spirit – Keith Warrington – IVP
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Book Review – The message of the Holy Spirit – Keith Warrington – IVP

The message of the Holy Spirit Keith WarringtonIVP; 260 pages; £9.99; ISBN: 978-1-84474-397-1 The author of this book is Vice Principal of Regents Theological College, part of the Elim Foursquare Gospel Alliance branch of Pentecostalism. He has a genuine concern that the…

Book Review – Bible doctrine – Wayne Grudem – IVP
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Book Review – Bible doctrine – Wayne Grudem – IVP

Bible doctrine Wayne GrudemIVP; 523 pages; £17.99; ISBN 978-1-84474-281-3 Bible doctrine is a condensed version of Wayne Grudem's Systematic theology. It was prepared by Jeff Purswell in consultation with the author and is approximately a third of the size of the original.…

Book Review – A father’s gift – lessons from Proverbs – Kenneth B. Wingate – Banner of Truth
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Book Review – A father’s gift – lessons from Proverbs – Kenneth B. Wingate – Banner of Truth

A father's gift - lessons from Proverbs Kenneth B. Wingate Banner of Truth; 199 pages; £7.00; ISBN: 978-1-84871-050-4 'I firmly believe that much of what we need to know about God and his ways of dealing with us is to be found…

Book Review – Why on earth did Jesus come? – John Blanchard – EP Books
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Book Review – Why on earth did Jesus come? – John Blanchard – EP Books

Why on earth did Jesus come?  John BlanchardEP Books; 40 pages; £1.20; ISBN: 978-0-85234-706-5 Attractively produced, this publication sets out to explain, in a lively manner, the true facts of the Christmas story. It tackles some of the myths and legends…

Film Review – Avatar
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Film Review – Avatar

Film reviewAvatar James Cameron has a knack of making films that redefine cinematic boundaries. Titanic did it, and now he has done it all over again with his latest film Avatar.            The facts speak for themselves: a $280,000,000 budget; 14 years…

A great little guide
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A great little guide

A great little guide William McKeown People often wonder if there is a simple guide to basic Christian teaching and living. Yes, there is; one of less than 100 pages. It may be read and re-read, enabling the reader to learn more…

Book Review – Psalm 119 for life – living today in the light of the Word – Hywel R. Jones – EP Books
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Book Review – Psalm 119 for life – living today in the light of the Word – Hywel R. Jones – EP Books

Psalm 119 for life - living today in the light of the Word Hywel R. JonesEP Books; 156 pages; £9.50; ISBN: 978-0-85234-703-4 Here we have the essence of Psalm 119 distilled into 156 pages and applied to the Christian life. The book…

Book Review – Who made God? – Edgar Andrews – EP Books
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Book Review – Who made God? – Edgar Andrews – EP Books

Who made God?Searching for a theory of everything Edgar AndrewsEP Books; 303 pages; £9.95; ISBN: 978-0-85234-707-2 This is an attractively produced hardback volume. It is written for 'expert and layman alike' (p.10) and aims to compare two different hypotheses.             Hypothesis 1…

Book Review – My God is true – Paul D. Wolfe – Banner of Truth
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Book Review – My God is true – Paul D. Wolfe – Banner of Truth

My God is true Paul D. WolfeBanner of Truth; 150 pages; £6.25; ISBN: 978-1-84871-044-3 I wonder whether you have had a scare through the possible diagnosis of cancer or some other life-threatening disease? I can recommend this book for all Christians to…

Book Review – Puritanism: a very short introduction – Francis J. Bremer – Oxfort University Press
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Book Review – Puritanism: a very short introduction – Francis J. Bremer – Oxfort University Press

Puritanism: a very short introduction Francis J. BremerOxford University Press; 109 pages; £7.99; ISBN: 978-0-19-533455-5 This book is faithful to its title and gives a clear if somewhat passionless account of Puritanism on both sides of the Atlantic. It is part of…