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All reviews by Stephen Holland

Stephen has been the pastor of Westhoughton Evangelical Church in the north west of England since February 2003. He is also the north of England ‘Wycliffe Preacher’ for the Protestant Truth Society.

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A Beginner’s Guide To Church History
Philip Parsons

This book is a must-read for every Christian, which covers a wide period from the apostolic age to the church under Communism. There are numerous excellent works on church history, like Philip Schaff’s eight volumes, or Andrew Miller’s three volumes,…

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OA Preaching & Facing Tough Questions (CD)
Open Air Mission

Available directly from the Open Air Mission website, these two CDs address open air evangelism. There can be little doubt of the validity of open air preaching. Scripture and history both bear witness to it and the Lord has blessed…

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Christians in the Community of the Dome
Julian Mann

Many court cases have taken place in recent years in which Christians, for various reasons, have fallen foul of the law. This has ranged from refusing to bake a cake with a message that goes against one’s convictions; to preaching…

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The Truth about Hell
John Blanchard

This is a lightweight booklet dealing with a heavy subject: hell. The author divides his subject into headings. Hell is: factual, fearful, fair; final. We are then given (in the shortest chapter) the way of escape. This subject should concern…

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A Time for Confidence
Stephen J Nichols

This is an easy book to read. Its subject matter is not so easy to practice. The theme, as the title suggests, is ‘confidence’. We are reminded that the word itself comes from two Latin words: con, meaning ‘with’, and fides, meaning ‘faith’; hence,…

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The Beauty and Glory of God’s Word
Joel Beeke

‘Without the Word of God, we have no light. Christ is our light, and we cannot trust Christ apart from the Word of the Lord. Unless we are expositing a word from the Lord, no preacher has the authority to…

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Little Book of Big Words
Warren Wiersbe

Warren Wiersbe is well known to the evangelical public, partly through his popular series of ‘BE Commentaries’. He has gained a reputation for accurate, simple and practical expositions of every book of the Bible. Here, he turns his gift for…

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Christian’s pocket guide to papacy
Leonardo de Chirico

  With the Bishop of London giving approval to the ecumenical movement and rejoicing in closer ties with the Roman Catholic Church, this book is a must. Not only does the said bishop give an unclear sound, but even some…

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The Beauty & Glory of Christian Living
Joel Beeke

The Beauty & Glory of Christian Living Ed Joel R Beeke Reformation Heritage Books 180, £13.67 ISBN: 978-1-80178-335-6 Star Rating: 5   This is a balanced, well-produced treatment of living out the Christian life. The biblical imagery of a tree,…

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The wondrous cross
Iain D. Campbell

The wondrous cross Iain D. CampbellEP Books, 60 pages, £4.99ISBN: 978-1-78397-002-5Star Rating : 4 Nothing should thrill the heart of the Christian more than hearing of the cross of Jesus Christ. Without the cross we have no love of God…

Let’s Study Colossians & Philemon
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Let’s Study Colossians & Philemon
Mark G. Johnston

Let's Study Colossians & Philemon Mark G. Johnston Banner of Truth Trust 188, £7.75 ISBN: 978-1-84871-239-3 Star Rating: 4 This book is in the Banner’s ‘Let’s study…’ series. The aim is to help the reader in the pew, rather than…

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I am …
Iain D. Campbell

There is none like Christ. None at all! None other is God and man, two natures in one person. None other has the love, grace and heart of Jehovah Jesus. The sight of him is so breath-taking that we turn…

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Smooth Stones taken from Ancient Brooks
Thomas Brooks

"As a writer, Brooks scatters stars with both his hands: he hath dust of gold; in his storehouse are all manner of precious stones." So wrote C.H. Spurgeon in his Preface to this book. He counted Thomas Brooks among his…

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Catholicism: East of Eden
Richard Bennett

In Catholicism: East of Eden, the author has endeavoured to address the 21st century issues of Catholicism with candour and empathy. Each topic is carefully documented so that the reader who wishes to know fore certain if what is written…

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Darwin and Darwinism 150 Years Later: Biblical Faith and the Christian Worldview
Ian McNaughton

Whatever you think of Charles Darwin and his ideas, no one can doubt the influence this man has had upon the world of science and the public at large. We are all accustomed to hearing comments like, 'Darwin has proved…

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