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All reviews by David Baldwin

Dave is an SIMer (Serving in Mission) seconded to Oak Hill to direct the Theology for Crossing Cultures stream. After graduating from Belfast Bible College, Dave, along with his wife Maura, served with SIM in Ethiopia for 11 years in Bible teaching and using English Language Teaching in urban outreach. Since returning from Africa, they have served in two local independent churches in their home town of Reading, helping them engage with and minister to urban internationals.

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One Man & One Woman
Paul Smalley

This little book makes a compelling biblical case for heterosexual marriage over against same-sex unions. It is a theologically robust response to the sexual obsession and gender confusion of contemporary Western society. The book comes from a US Reformed church…

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Passing Through — pilgrim life in the wilderness
Jeremy Walker

It’s interesting trying to deduce a book’s content from its title. Would this publication address going through testing times, initiation rites or the sentiments behind the famous song, ‘This world is not my home, I’m just a passin’ through’? It…

The Kingdom Manifesto
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The Kingdom Manifesto
Steve Wilmshurst

The kingdom manifesto — an exploration of the Sermon on the Mount Steve WilmshurstEP Books, 240 pages, £9.99ISBN: 13: 978-0-85234-826-0Star Rating : 4 The kingdom manifesto is a scholarly but intensely practical explanation of what Jesus’ hillside teaching means for…

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A Time for Mission
Samuel Escobar

A time for mission: the challenge for global Christianityc Samuel Escobar  IVP, 192 pages, £8.99, ISBN: 978-1-84474-549-4   Star Rating : 5   The scope of Escobar’s book is as far reaching and global as his subject matter. In A…

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Paul’s Missionary Methods, In His Time And Ours
Robert L. Plummer

Veteran scholar-missionaries Robert L. Plummer and John Mark Terry edit this collection of entry points into the missionary methods of the Apostle Paul. With contributions from Michael Bird, Eckhard Schnabel and Craig Keener, this volume examines Paul's missionary methods from…

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Prayer – A Biblical Perspective
Eric J. Alexander

'We shall do well to watch our habits of prayer with a holy watchfulness. Here is the pulse of our Christianity. Here is the true test of our state before God.’ These words of J. C. Ryle are as true…

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Defiant Grace
Dane Ortlund

When God-in-the-flesh showed up twenty centuries ago in Palestine, the religious PhDs rejected him and the prostitutes and social outcasts flocked to him. Why? Because the open welcome of divine grace that Jesus offered, open to anyone who would simply…

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I Believe: The Apostles’ Creed Simply Explained
Timothy Cross

Timothy Cross provides a 'primer' in the key doctrines of Christianity as he explains each line of the Apostles' Creed, one of the clearest and most succinct distillations of the Christian faith ever written. Whether you are a Christian of…

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