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All reviews by David Magowan

David Magowan was born in Jamaica to missionary parents, but spent most of his childhood in Northern Ireland. After graduating from Cambridge University in 1984 he worked as an airport civil engineer for a consultancy firm in Basingstoke. Following theological study at Westminster Seminary California, David was called in 2001 as pastor of Whitby Evangelical Church, and moved from there to Carey in September 2009. David is married to Elinor and they have two daughters, Angharad and Dilys.

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A Student’s Guide to Anxiety
Edward T. Welch

Teenagers face many fears like social rejection, academic failure, and missing out; and social media can often intensify these fears. Aimed at teenagers, this short book – one of a series of discipleship guides – outlines a Christian response to…

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Sex in a Broken World: How Christ Redeems What Sin Distorts
Paul David Tripp

The Bible tells us that we live in a deeply broken world and that there is brokenness within us. That brokenness is nowhere more evident these days than in the realm of human sexuality. In this book, Paul Tripp hammers…

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How can I remember and practice the Bible
Ryan McGraw

This booklet in the ‘Cultivating Biblical Godliness’ series is written by an associate professor of systematic theology at Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in the US. The stated purpose of the series is to inform the mind, warm the affections and…

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Heart Attitudes
Graham Beynon

Being a Christian is more than knowing truth and doing good – it involves having the right attitudes and desires within. The heart matters.  Graham Beynon’s purpose in this book is to allow the gospel to perform ‘open-heart surgery’ i.e.…

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The Next Story: Life and Faith after the Digital Explosion
Tim Challies

Acknowledging that technology is everywhere, an inescapable aspect of our lives, author and blogger Tim Challies provides guidance and direction for readers who struggle with the changes brought about by the digital revolution. He helps readers understand why digital technology…

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Hearing the Spirit – Knowing the Father through the Son
Christopher Ash

How does the Spirit relate to the Bible? This book is for those who are 'thirsty for a deeper experience of the Spirit of God'. There is much confusion about how Jesus relates to the Holy Spirit, how Jesus the…

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Last Things First
Graham Beynon

The Bible teaches Christians to store up treasure in heaven, to wait faithfully for the return of their Master, to think of this world as temporary and passing, and to think of the world to come as their inheritance. Graham…

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Handle That New Call with Care: Accepting or Declining a Call to a New Congregation
David Campbell

'Should I stay put or should I move on to another sphere of pastoral ministry?' How frequently a minister may find himself asking this question — and how much does he have to strive in prayer to discern the mind…

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ESV Study Bible

With extensive study notes, charts, maps, and articles, this study Bible is a valuable resource for serious readers, students, and teachers of God's Word.

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My Life, My Way
Cliff Richard

Sir Cliff Richard OBE is the biggest-selling artist of all time, selling over 250 million records around the world since he burst onto the music scene in 1958. But how has he kept his appeal all these years? In a…

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Reading the Bible and Praying in Public
Stuart Olyott

Bible reading and prayer are two elements in all evangelical church worship. At certain points in every service someone will read the Scriptures and lead the congregation in prayer. These regular acts of worship are so familiar that many probably…

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The Parables of Jesus: Entering, Growing, Living and Finishing in God’s Kingdom
Terry L. Johnson

Terry Johnson has written this book to help us better understand these 'earthly stories with a heavenly meaning' that were purposely designed by Jesus to veil the truth. Recognising that the parables teach us how to live under Christ's rule,…

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