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Book Reviews

  • Touching the soul of Islam

    Posted: 11 May 2010 by bms_editor

    by Bill Musk, Monarch, £9.99 ISBN: 1-85424-652-6 Musk looks to understand what assumptions underlie a generalised Muslim culture, to allow Christians to engage with Muslims in an appropriate way. He takes themes such as the role of men and...

  • Understanding God's heart for children

    Posted: 11 May 2010 by bms_editor

    ed by McConnell, Orona & Stockley, Authentic Publishing ISBN: 978-1-93406-847-2 This book covers a wide range of issues and areas of childcare, from domestic churches to street children in places like India and South America. The contributors...

  • What on earth is the Church for?

    Posted: 11 May 2010 by bms_editor

    By David Devenish, Authentic Media, £8.99      ISBN: 1-86024-537-4  It's not far off what it says on the tin, or rather the front cover - 'A blueprint for church-based mission and social action'. Challenging...

  • Where are the children?

    Posted: 11 May 2010 by bms_editor

    by Margaret Withers, brf, £7.99 ISBN: 1-84101-361-7 Rising out of a 1991 survey which stated that only 15 per cent of children under 13 were involved in church-related activities, this book offers hope to those who want to reach out to...

  • White devil

    Posted: 11 May 2010 by bms_editor

    by Tien Dao, Monarch Books and OMF, £5.99 ISBN: 978-1-85424-773-5 This is a book with a difference! The cartoon format tells the story of Hudson Taylor, the great missionary to China. His God-given vision was to plant churches in the unreached...

  • William Carey and the missionary vision

    Posted: 11 May 2010 by bms_editor

    By Daniel Webber, Banner of Truth Trust, £6.00 ISBN 0-85151-921-0 This slim volume is a worthwhile introduction to Carey. In essence, the book takes the form of a commentary on Carey’s famous missionary Enquiry together with a reprint of...

  • World religions

    Posted: 11 May 2010 by bms_editor

    By: Michael Keene, Lion, £6.99 ISBN: 0-74595-063-9 Michael Keene has produced this pocket-sized guide to provide an overview of the world’s six major religions: Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Christianity, Islam and Sikhism plus five other...

  • My beloved Russia

    Posted: 7 May 2010 by bms_editor

    By: Dimitry Mustafin and Irene Howat, Christian Focus Publications, £7.99 ISBN: 1-84550-062-8 Dimitry Mustafin, a professor of inorganic chemistry and the head of Gideon International’s Moscow branch, recounts his life in Russia both...

  • Mission-shaped questions

    Posted: 7 May 2010 by bms_editor

    ed by Steven Croft, Church House, £14.99 ISBN: 978-0-71514-153-3 Everyone’s talking about new ways of doing church these days. Steven Croft has been doing it longer than most, mainly through the Anglican-Methodist Fresh Expressions...

  • Missions and Money

    Posted: 7 May 2010 by bms_editor

    By Jonathan J Bonk (revised and expanded), Orbis Books, £14.99 ISBN: 978-1-57075-650-4 Missions and Money explores how Western affluence can be a barrier in effective mission. The great material divide that exists in our world is explored...

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