Posted in June 2010

Hay-on-Wye Calling: St John’s Christian Centre needs your help

If you’re a member of the Support your local Christian Bookshop facebook group, you may have noticed Eleanor Watkins’ recent shout out on behalf of the St John’s Christian Centre, Hay-on-Wye. I invited Eleanor to tell us a little more about the situation. Eleanor writes: Almost 21 years ago, a group of Christians from various … Continue reading

SPCK/SSG Two Years On: Reflections and Responses

Today, Saturday 26th June, 2010, marks the second anniversary of the SPCK/SSG blog. You’ll hear no trumpet fanfare, no roll of drums; and you’ll see no flags flying, no balloons, no fireworks to celebrate. But if you listen, carefully, you may well hear the sound of tears falling… yet listen more carefully still and you … Continue reading

Dear Bob

UKCBD > Christian Book Reviews > Fiction > Dear Bob Dear Bob Annie Porthouse ISBN 9781859996331 (1859996337) Scripture Union, 2003 (208pp) £6.99 Category: Fiction Subcategory: Christian Reviewed by: Joy McIlroy When asked to read and review Dear Bob by Annie Porthouse I did a little research in preparation. I was particularly concerned as this title has generally donned prime position in … Continue reading

Being Like Water

UKCBD > Christian Book Reviews > Spirituality > Being Like Water Being Like Water Charlie Fox ISBN 9780956499707 (0956499708), 2009 (137pp) £8.99 Category: Spirituality Reviewed by: Phil Groom Publisher: If you’re anything like me those words will set immediate alarm bells ringing: as a colleague at LST recently observed about another book, “Self-published? Never a good sign.” … Continue reading