Posted in August 2010

For I am ashamed of the Gospel? Concerns raised as Living Oasis declares plans to “de-Christianise” shop windows

CONCERNS HAVE BEEN RAISED by booksellers responding to Andy Twilley’s comments about plans to “de-Christianise” Living Oasis shop windows, reported yesterday by Victoria Gallagher in the Bookseller, Nationwide Christian Trust puts faith in former Wesley Owen stores: Revd Andy Twilley, director of Christian Life & Ministry at the Nationwide Christian Trust, said: “The shop window will … Continue reading

Day of Prayer Update and Reminder

THANKS to Andrew Lacey of GLO Bookshop, Motherwell, for his timely reminder over the weekend that our next Day of Prayer is looming closer: Friday 3rd September 2010. I’ve updated the page logo with the date (hi-res version here) and following Joy McIlroy’s example from last time, have set up a facebook event page: please feel … Continue reading

Challenges and Changes: Your Help Needed

If you’re brave (or foolhardy) enough to follow my personal blog or my twitterstream then you’ll have already gathered that something’s afoot. To cut a long story short, my tenure as Bookshop Manager at London School of Theology is about to come to an end: on July 28th my assistant, Nick, and I were formally … Continue reading

Macedonian Cry from Ashford in Kent: will you go?

That night Paul had a vision: A man from Macedonia in northern Greece was standing there, pleading with him, “Come over to Macedonia and help us!” — Acts 16:9, NLT I rarely get visions: I get emails. This one’s from Ashford in Kent, reproduced with the sender’s permission: Hello Not sure if I’m writing this … Continue reading

Collins Bible Companion

UKCBD > Christian Book Reviews > Bibles and Bible Guides > Collins Bible Companion Collins Bible Companion The only book you need beside the Bible Martin Manser (Editor) ISBN 9780007339808 (0007339801) HarperCollins, 2009 (720pp) £25 Category: Bibles and Bible Guides Reviewed by: Eddie Arthur If you are looking for an introductory guide to the Bible, you could do … Continue reading