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Heart to Heart

Heart to Heart

Chloe Lynch reviews Ali Martin and Liza Hoeksma’s “Heart to Heart: Eight ways to understand and heal your vital connection to God” – Our heart is the very core of who we are. Because of this, Scripture tells us to guard our hearts above all else. But how can we do this in the context of twenty-first century life? How can we understand what state our hearts are in right now and how can we bring ourselves to an attitude of honesty before God about the need for our hearts to be transformed and renewed? You’ll find some answers in this great new book… Continue reading

Does my Soul look Big in this?

Does my Soul look Big in this?

Emma Janes reviews Rosemary Lain-Priestley’s “Does my Soul look Big in this?” – This book is about facing some of the issues in life that we run into, facing up to them and exploring them to deepen our spirituality, making it relevant and real. My first impressions certainly on looking at the contents page were some fantastic chapter titles, and that certainly drew me in, wanting to know more…
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Life Interrupted

Life Interrupted

TODAY SEES THE LONG-OVERDUE RELAUNCH of the UKCBD Reviews section, and what a wonderful title to start the ball rolling: Life Interrupted by Priscilla Shirer, reviewed by Rebecca Datchler. Rebecca, like myself and Matthew Caminer, is a member of the Mrs (& Mr!) Vicarages facebook group, a group of people who are used to seeing their lives interrupted: … 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

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

Votewise Now!

Robert Willoughby reviews ‘Votewise Now!’: “I cannot recommend this book’s 116 pages highly enough – get ‘Votewise Now!’ and get voting with greater confidence.” Continue reading

House Rules

UKCBD > Christian Book Reviews > Fiction > House Rules House Rules Jodi Picoult ISBN 9780340979051 (0340979054) Hodder & Stoughton, 27th April 2010 (576pp) £16.99 Category: Fiction Subcategory: Crime / Legal Reviewed by: Mike Norbury As a secular author with a secular book this may seem a strange entry into the book reviews on a Christian site but there’s a … Continue reading