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Author David Kingdon
First published during a resurgence of interest in Reformed theology, Children of Abraham made a major contribution to the re-thinking of the doctrine of the church and baptism around the world. Now revised and updated, David Kingdon's classic defence of believer's baptism deals cogently with th...
Author J.C. Ryle
J. C. Ryle (1816-1900) was one of the most prominent evangelical ministers of his day in the Church of England, serving churches in East Anglia before being appointed as the first Bishop of Liverpool in 1880. Ryle’s writings have a simple, direct style and have remained deservedly popular.
Author Paul E. Brown
The Christian life is lived by individuals, but it is also intended to be a shared life. It is a life lived together with our brothers and sisters in Christ; it is church life. This book encourages us to understand and follow what the Bible has to say about the nature, privileges, demands and bl...
Author Stephen Kneale
Depression is increasingly common. This is no less true for those in ministry. Many suffer with depression but for various reasons feel unable to tell their churches about it. Similarly, church members often see the problem, or struggle themselves, but don’t know what to do or how to help.
Author Brian A. Russell
This book began life as a series of lessons for candidates for baptism. Having been expanded and reshaped, it is now published in book form. It is intended to help those who have been baptized as believers, or who are preparing to be baptized, to grasp the meaning of baptism as a sign and se...
Author Oliver Rice
The Holy Spirit ...
who is he and what does he do?
Ten short chapters provide essential biblical truth in simple language with practical 'action points'. An appendix introduces readers to some of the profound insights of John Calvin into the person and work of the Holy Spirit.
Dr Oliver Rice has be...
Author David Skull, Andrew King, & Jim Sayers
The vision of this volume is that the whole way a church is formed, run and led should work for the health of all its members and for the thriving of the church as a community of God's people. It is a church with an intentional mind-set throughout. The church of Chr...
Author Paul Watts
Navigating change in a church isn't easy. However, change has to happen if the gospel is to run freely and effectively in an ever-changing culture. This book makes the case that only gospel-driven change is authentic, and, for the gospel’s sake, it must be navigated carefully.
Author Ryan King & Andrew King
The New Testament is filled with imagery illustrating the co-operative efforts of Christian individuals within their local church: working together as many members we are a building, body, and Bride. Each of these images depict relationships of partnership, co-operation, and a sen...