1. Wounded Children, Healing Homes: How traumatised children impact foster and adoptive homes by Jayne E Schooler et al (Very good book written by Christians that helps explain attachment theory with stories and science useful for adopters and foster carers) 2. Bubble-wrapped children, by Helen Oakwater (says its about adoption and social media, but actually […]
1. Preachers Book group its not just younger preachers that need to improve, old dogs can benefit from preaching refreshment too. A good way to encourage constructive discussion is to get your preachers to read a book together and discuss it. I would suggest giving yourselves 4-6 weeks to read a book (any shorter and […]
Summer is a great time to encourage Christians to read – here’s a little list you can pass on to your congregations to help them think of books to pack on their hols. Beach books My Father Maker of the trees – Eric Irivuzumugabe a powerful and moving story about Christian faith in the middle […]
The Israelites left Egypt and were given gold jewelry and out of that gold they decorated the tabernacle. The concept of gold plundered from egypt has helped many christians to understand that there is value in borrowing things from our culture. You could argue that the book of proverbs does a similar thing allowing the […]
Here’s a fun clip I showed today at a big consulation for Bible agencies seeking to help the church rediscover the book that changed the world: hope you enjoy it ;o)
I try to read at least one book on preaching a year. I want to continue learning how to stay faithful to the text and continually rethink how best to stay connected to the culture. Here are some of the best books I have read over the years. 1. How to Read the Bible for […]
Here’s another review on Christianity’s website, this time of Andrew Wilson’s excellent book Incomparable.
Thought you might like to see my review of Roger Olson’s intriguing book from the Christianity website.
Publishers have been fearing for a long time that a device that did for books what the ipod did for music is coming. The Amazon Kindle is one attempt to do this. Following the Ipod Model the device is produced by a company that is seeking to provide the content. You can download books from […]