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All reviews by Gladys Nash

Gladys lives in Northampton.

God’s design for women in an age of gender confusion
Sharon James

Is our belief in male headship culturally outdated, and should we see alternative ideas of marriage as ‘progress’? Is it possible to be born into the wrong body, and is sexual freedom good for women? Does Scripture show us a…

Breaking the Silence on Child Abuse
Robert Stevens

As a boarder in a cathedral school, Robert Stevens was abused by several of the masters. In this book he gives a very brief account, without explicit detail, of what happened. It was then some decades before he began to…

What’s Age Got to Do with it?: Living out God’s purpose at all ages
Louise Morse

We are all familiar with ageist attitudes, remarks and jokes. We may even have smiled at them. They are generally thought to be acceptable rather than offensive, although remarks seen as sexist, racist, feminist, or against ‘British values’ may soon…

Reformation Women – 16th Century figures who shaped Christianity’s Rebirth
Rebecca VanDoodewaard

Stories of those who pursued faithfulness in life and doctrine are always inspiring. Here are twelve such stories of women serving the Lord in the turbulence of Reformation times. They were from France, Italy, Germany, Holland, Switzerland, and one —…

Trail Blazers – Ulrich Zwingli – Shepherd Warrior
William Boekestein

‘They can kill the body, but they cannot kill the soul’. So exclaimed Ulrich Zwingli, as he was dying on the battlefield, fighting for the Protestant cause. Born a few weeks after Luther and 25 years before Calvin, he was…

Seeking Allah, finding Jesus
Nabeel Qureshi

Does it delight you to know of Muslims coming to Christ? If so, you will enjoy this book. You will be invited into a loving, happy Muslim home in America, where Muslim education begins on the day of birth, as…

Confessions of a Childless Mother
Sarah Fuller

Parents may have always assumed children would come along one day. It may never have occurred that there would be a problem. This book, written by one who walked the path of childlessness with her husband Nick, invites us to…

Christ, the Cross and the Concrete Jungle
John Caldwell

It might have been expected that this young man would spend much of his adult life behind bars. Instead he encountered Christ and his life was transformed. Violence, domestic abuse and alcohol were the norm in his dysfunctional family life.…

First Wives’ Club
Clare Heath-Whyte

Why would we want to read about the lives of sixteenth-century wives? One good reason is that, although living in a completely different world to ours, they had the same human nature, strengths, challenges and frailties as we do. We…

Memorial: The Mystery of Mary of Bethany
Dolores Kimball

Memorial: the mystery of Mary of BethanyDolores KimballEP Books, 120 pages, £6.99ISBN: 978-0-85234-963-2Star rating: 4Mary of Bethany, sister to Martha and Lazarus, was one of only four people personally commended by the Lord. In her case, it was for her…

Christ or Hitler?
Wilhelm Busch

Christ or Hitler? Wilhelm BuschEP Books , 336 pages, £10.99ISBN: 978-0-85234-914-4Star Rating : 5 Have you ever wondered how you would respond if you were called to go through persecution; what your priorities would be; whether you would rely on…

God’s Needle
God’s Needle
Lily Gaynor

God’s needle L. Gaynor & J. Butterworth Monarch (Lion Hudson), 208 pages, £8.99 ISBN: 978-0-85721-456-0 Star Rating : 4 This book was published on the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Worldwide Evangelisation Crusade. A biography of one of…

Freeing Tangled Hearts
Dolores Kimball

Are you sometimes left confused by the conflicting array of feelings you experience as a woman? Do you let your heart rule your head? In this book Dolores Kimball takes an honest look at our lives as women and urges…

Three years at war
Josh Fortune

After being forced to leave the Army through injury, Josh Fortune's life is in a mess. Blaming God for his sufferings, he begins to fall away from his faith. Out of the blue Josh is offered a job working as…

A new name
Emma Scrivener

The face of anorexia is not a glossy model in a perfume ad. It's a starving animal, circling the empty cupboards, blank-eyed and vacant. It's a face frozen in a rictus grin, mouthing lies. 'I'm fine,' it says. 'Everything is…

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