Book Review : Sacred Pathways

Book Review : Sacred Pathways

New Christians are often told to read the Bible, pray and fellowship with other Christians to grow in their relationship with God. Often it’s implied that these are the only valid ways to encourage spiritual growth. Sacred Pathways seeks to offer nine other ways to...
Book Review : The Kindness Revolution

Book Review : The Kindness Revolution

I enjoy Hugh Mackay’s non-fiction books and although I don’t agree with everything he writes, he certainly makes the reader think. Mackay wrote much of The Kindness Revolution based on his observations of people’s responses during the Covid pandemic. It was published...
Book Review : A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23

Book Review : A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23

A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23 is now quite old, but has been republished several times. Phillip Keller writes about the 23rd Psalm from the perspective of a shepherd. He is well qualified to do this as he grew up in East Africa amongst herdsmen and also owned a sheep...
Book Review : A Gentle Answer

Book Review : A Gentle Answer

The title of Scott Sauls’ latest book is based on Proverbs 15:1, “A gentle answer turns away wrath.” It’s a well-written discussion on why gentleness is more likely to achieve a peaceful resolution to relational tensions. While I appreciated Saul’s insights, there...
Book Review : The God Who Became Human

Book Review : The God Who Became Human

The God who Became Human is part of the New Studies in Biblical Theology and is an in-depth look at the incarnation. Graham Cole begins with Genesis and looks at the times when God is described as having human physical features, such as hands, face or performing human...
Book Review : Resilient Grieving

Book Review : Resilient Grieving

When I picked up, Resilient Grieving : how to find your way through devastating loss by Lucy Hone, at a book stall, I didn’t realise it was about the death of the author’s 12-year-old daughter, Abi. I don’t assume grieving means bereavement. People can suffer...