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The Lost World of Genesis One

Posted on 21 September, 2017 at 5:55
The first chapter of Genesis too often causes controversy among Christians. Some of us read it as allegory, some of us hold to a strict 6-day creation; all of us want to take the text seriously as part of God's revelation of Himself.

In The Lost World of Genesis One, John H. Walton presents a way of reading this ancient text based on its context in the ancient world, and ...
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Just Where You Stand: book signing

Posted on 4 September, 2017 at 9:25

Just Where You Stand by Sandra Marie Lewis follows the ladies of three generations of her family starting just down the road from Cornerstone in 1840s’ Abingdon and finishing in 1990s’ Toronto. It deals with their Baptist roots and deep questions of faith among other things.

We are delighted that S...

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Unpopular Culture

Posted on 22 June, 2017 at 6:05

"Money is the key to happiness… Work hard, play hard… Look out for number one… But what if there was another way to live?"

"Can I encourage you all today to pick up a copy and read Guvna B's book just published "Unpopular Culture" and then hand it to a young person in your Church or Bookshop and hig...

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Big Questions

Posted on 9 March, 2017 at 7:25

Do you have any big questions? We probably have a good book that can help you answer them!

Titles include "Why read the Bible?", "Why go to church?", and "Who was Jesus?" and prices start at £3.99.

Behind the Smiles

Posted on 9 March, 2017 at 7:15

What a refreshing book! I don’t know what I was expecting. I suppose it was some improbable tales of missionaries bringing light to the benighted pagans, a string of evangelistic triumphs against all the odds. But not at all. This is an entirely believable down-to-earth account of one family serving the local Thai church, well written and easy to read.

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Children's Easter Books

Posted on 2 March, 2017 at 7:40

Our range of children's books for Easter 2017 is now in stock

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Most of our Easter titles are on a 3 for 2 special offer, so call in now to browse and buy.


Dethroning Mammon

Posted on 26 January, 2017 at 8:00

We now have copies in stock of The Archbishop of Canterbury's lent book for 2017: Dethroning Mammon: making money serce grace by Justin Welby, £9.99.

"Who will be on the throne of our lives? Who will direct our actions and attitudes? Is it Jesus Christ, who brings truth, hope and freedom? Or is it Mammon, ...

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Blind date with a book

Posted on 26 January, 2017 at 7:40

Fancy a blind date with a book this Valentine's Day? You can't lose with our special offer!

Just pick one of our mystery wrapped books, get 10% off the normal price, and even if you find you've picked a book you're not going to read we will happily exchange it for you.

Behind the Smiles

Posted on 9 January, 2017 at 10:40

Behind the Smiles, Tales from life in Thailand by Jane Fucella

Jane Fucella and her family spent 22 years living and working in Thailand as mission partners. In this account of their time there, Jane shows how they lived out their calling to share Jesus in a country where many of the Christian practices we take for granted are ...

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Dementia: Pathways to Hope

Posted on 2 November, 2016 at 7:00


Louise Morse, Dementia – Pathways to Hope (Monarch 2015, £7.99)

 

Passionate and compassionate, Louise Morse writes with authority about the increasingly feared modern ‘plague’ we know as dementia. Working with Pilgrim Homes (such as Framlands) many of whose clients suffer from dementia, she has extensive experience o...

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