Please find helpful and insightful resources to help you in your Christian faith. These books have been recomeneded by members of the congregation. We will be updating these from time to time so please keep coming back have a browse.
The Hiding Place – Corrie Ten Boom
As the Nazi armies swept across Europe, a quiet watchmaker’s family in Holland risked everything for the sake of others, and for the love of Christ. Despite the danger and threat of discovery, the ten Boom family courageously offered shelter to persecuted Jews during the Nazi occupation of Holland. A deeply moving and inspiring story.
God’s Smuggler – Brother Andrew
Read this harrowing account of Brother Andrew who risked his life to smuggle bibles accross the borders of closed nations. His story has inspired so many – an all time hero of the faith.
You can find it here
D.L Moody – John Pollock
D.L Moody was the outstanding evangelist of his time. He was known on both sides of the Atlantic. Arriving in England, unknown and unexpected, it was long before his influnce was felt all over the country. He was contagious!
John Pollock captures his infectiousness in his classic biography.
You can find it here.
George Muller – Roger SteerMuller’s life is a powerful answer to modern scepticism. Praying in every penny of the costs, he supervised the building of three large orphanages housing thousands of children. He was more successful than anyone could have believed possible and is as much an example to our generation, as he was to his.
Hudson Taylor’s Spiritual Secret – Dr Taylor
Taylor devoted his life to this purpose. Landing in China in 1854 and
eventually founding China Inland Mission (now OMF International). Taylor
lived his life in complete abandon of all things temporal and in utter
dependence on God for his every need.
In her Words – Patricia St John
Prayer can be a real struggle and I’m sure we desire the blessing a deep prayer life can bring. These two books are insightful encouragements to help you move on in experiencing a deeper awe and intimacy with God through prayer.
How to Pray – Pete GriegPete Greig has been teaching on prayer – and leading a non-stop prayer movement – for twenty years. Now, for the first time, he puts his life’s work into a response to the question everybody ultimately asks: how do I pray?
Prayer – Timothy KellerKeller begins by giving a theological underpinning of what prayer actually is – both conversation and encounter with a personal God – before describing how we can learn to pray, and then deepen that prayer. Finally he gives detailed, practical suggestions on how to make prayer a part of the reality of daily life
The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry – John Mark Comer
Love as a way of life – Gary ChapmanAt home, at work or with friends, the quality of our relationships defines who we are, and can govern our happiness, success and personal fulfilment. By placing the seven essential characteristics of love at the centre of your life, you will find your relationships transformed, everyday struggles relieved and sense of happiness and purpose enhanced.
The Cross of Christ – John Stott
The universal symbol of the Christian faith is neither a crib nor a manger, but a gruesome cross. Yet many people are unclear about its meaning, and cannot understand why Christ had to die.
In this magisterial and best–selling book, John Stott explains the significance of Christ’s cross and answers the objections commonly brought against biblical teaching on the atonement.
You can find it here.