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All reviews by Roger Fay

Elder at Zion Evangelical Baptist Church, Ripon, North Yorkshire. Chairman and former editor of ET.

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The coming of the Saviour-King
Rob Slane

Rob Slane brings us this title as a fruit of his own family devotionals, which were held with the specific aim of keeping Christ at the centre of their Christmas season. It consists of Scripture readings, along with comments, for…

The spirit of discovery — inspiring the new generation of scientific pioneers
Truth in Science

This is a high-quality production, aimed at correcting a problem arguably threatening the integrity of much of scientific education today: that science curricula and teachers stultify rather than encourage true science when it comes to evolutionary theory, since the latter…

The Great Unknown
Paul Blackham

This book brings us an exploration of biblical themes relating to heaven and hell. From its phraseology, it seems derived from spoken addresses, but there are pitfalls as well as advantages in turning preached sermons into book form. On the…

8 Women of Faith
Michael Haykin

This is a superb book by Professor Michael Haykin on eight Christian women selected from across the history of the Reformation and post-Reformation church. Each mini-biography is well researched, thoroughly referenced, and presented in an edifying and devotional way. To…

War and Faith
Don Stephens

This is a sequel to Don Stephens’ highly successful book War and grace (EP); it is essentially more of the same. War and faith looks at the life story, conversion and subsequent Christian life of eight men and women whose…

Faith of our Father — expositions of Genesis 12-25
Dale Ralph Davis

The author is an experienced Presbyterian pastor, who was formerly Professor of Old Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, Mississippi. Both these career aspects are apparent in the way he tackles this exposition of the life of Abraham, our…

Far Above Rubies – the life of Bethan Lloyd-Jones
Lynette Clark

This is a well-researched, sensitively written account of the life and influence of Bethan Lloyd-Jones, née Phillips (1898-1991) wife of the late Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones. It will be welcomed by all who are eager to learn more about those remarkable…

Sovereign Service — the story of SASRA 1838–2013
Brigadier Ian Dobbie

Sovereign service — the story of SASRA 1838–2013Brigadier Ian DobbieSoldiers’ and Airmen’s Scripture Readers Association, 172 pages; £5.00ISBN: 0-9512486-0-XStar Rating : 4 This is the second edition of Brigadier Dobbie’s history of SASRA, first published in 1988 and now updated…

Puritan Portraits
J. I. Packer

Puritan portraits J. I. Packer Christian Focus Publications, 192 pages £8.99 ISBN: 978-1-84550-700-8 Star Rating : 4 The body of this book consists of a number of Dr Jim Packer’s essays, previously published as introductions to individual Puritan book titles…

The Road to Canterbury – Archbishop Justin Welby
Andrew Atherstone

Archbishop Justin Welby — the road to CanterburyAndrew AtherstoneDarton, Longman and Todd, 152 pages, £7.99 ISBN: 9780232529944Star rating : 3 Well, it’s all here — or nearly so! For those curious to know where Justin Welby really does stand theologically, Andrew…

They have forgotten…
They have forgotten…
Ruth E. Palgrave

They Have Forgotten...: An Urgent Plea for Evangelicals to Recognise the Danger of the Ecumenical Movement and Remember the Stand That the British ... and Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones Took Against it

Heroes of the Faith
Heroes of the Faith
Roy Mohon

Heroes of the faith — role models for the Christian warfare Roy Mohon Truthzone 404 pages, £11.75 (plus £2.00 p&p, from, Truthzone Ltd, 34 Yarm Road, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 3NG) Star rating: 3 stars   This looks in detail at each…

The S.A.L.T. plan
Chuck Bentley

The Enemy will never “waste a good crisis,” so neither should we as God’s people. We can turn everyday adversity into advantage by loving others and leading them into God’s Kingdom during their time of need. The signs are around…

The Undercover Revolution: How Fiction Changed Britain
Iain H. Murray

Here is a fascinating study, centring on the lives and motivations of nineteenth-century novelists Robert Louis Stevenson and Thomas Hardy, Iain Murray traces a surprising degree of evangelical influence upon them – but an influence rejected. Thomas Hardy, it seems,…

Christianity Victorious: Winning the War on Spiritual Terror
Roy Mohon

This is an unusual and stimulating book. It explores tactics used by Satan in his unrelenting warfare against the Lord and the 'seed of the woman', from ancient times down to the present. It examines this fight from a societal…

Just As I Am: The autobiography of Billy Graham
Billy Graham

Born in 1918, and now almost eighty years old, Billy Graham straddles the century. He has been described as a twentieth-century phenomenon. Billy Graham is the product of Bob Jones University, Florida Bible Institute and then Wheaton College, Illinois. He…

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