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A Little
Book of Rest

Sheila Jacobs

NEW RELEASES
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Historical Fiction

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A first world war drama featuring the story of an upper-class girl and the daughter of a German servant. Young Lady Harriet is fairly imperious, makes friends with Emilie, whose mother is the cook, when the war intervenes in their lives. Emilie and her mother return to Germany. Later, Harriet volunteers for the VAD (Voluntary Aid Detachment) and finishes up nursing the wounded in France, including the cousin of her childhood friend, with whom she falls in love and marries.

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Christian Education

Many Christians today lack confidence in the gospel message and how they share it with their friends. We often feel that what we believe has little relevance for those around us. Shame and The Gospel looks at how the cross addresses shame, and what this means for the way we articulate the gospel message in our culture. It will also demonstrate how the cultures of our Christian communities will need to be reformed, as we work in this new world.

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Memoir

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There is a land beyond the Mekong: mysterious, isolated, a backpacker must-see, cultural melting pot, natural wonder, and an immersive experience into Buddhism. Tuk Tuks, Whiteboards and Sticky Rice is an invitation to join a teacher and his family as they seek to live out the life of faith in this beautiful, challenging, and needy country.

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Spiritual Growth

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Jo Claire had been a Christian for many years, she had loved and followed Jesus for most of her life, yet following the trauma of her divorce she realised she was still acting as 'head gardener' of her life. God opened her eyes to the reality that trying to navigate and cultivate our emotional and spiritual well-being on our own is not His plan for our life. He designed us to do more than simply survive, He longs us to thrive in Him.

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Whatever ‘new normal’ scenarios emerge in the 2020s we need men and women who will contend for the truth in Christ. There are many wonderful examples of people who are prepared to contend for the gospel. Contending For Truth examines what we can learn from these New Testament examples as well as considering a few present-day contenders for the Lord.

Apologetics

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Christian Living

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Sheila shares some of her story in A Little Book of Rest, which contains five weeks of material to help you overcome your fears and enjoy life to the full once again – facilitating an encounter with the Prince of Peace, in whom there is no fear.

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Devotional

This is a practical guide on how to live in unexpected and changing times, knowing that whatever the world throws at you, God has you firmly under His protection. Walk with Iona through forty real-life experiences that will empower and strengthen your faith. Her prayer is that you will never worry or be anxious again as our King reigns over every detail of your life.

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Christian Living

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In The Mercy Seat, you will find page after page of faith-filled and utterly inspirational stories that will create in you hunger to see Jesus move in your workplace, family and everyday lives. Gill Cronau's powerful authenticity and courage shine all the way through this book and I utterly commend it to you in the hope that it will provoke you to a life of prophetic kindness towards people whom he loves.

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Biblical Studies

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In 1882 Alfred Edersheim wrote what has been described by many as the definitive book on the Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah (the actual title of the book), an unparalleled and unsurpassed examination of the background to His ministry from a Jewish perspective.
This book is an accessible re-imagining of the classic for the modern Christian.

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Next Steps to Following Jesus is a flexible and engaging resource that helps children and families at all stages of faith to walk through the Bible and explore the life of Jesus together. Here, you’ll find out more about Jesus, what he did during his time on earth and why he is at the heart of the Bible.

Education

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Biography

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Tony Collins started at Hodder & Stoughton in 1974, the first editor to come in ‘off the street’ in the company’s long history. He has spent decades surviving the choppy waters of Christian publishing. This book may leave you wondering how.

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Devotional

Refresh is a companion for people on their Christian journey. It is a flexible way to fit time with God into a busy life, and designed to help find space to slow down and reflect. The devotionals are short and accessible, designed to meet people whatever stage of life they find themselves at.

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Family & Relationships

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The Legacy Letters is a prompted journal, a volume that requires the receiver of the book to fill in the pages with their own wisdom. In an attempt to connect our personal sages to the youth of tomorrow, Carrie Lloyd wrote down the questions she asked her mother in a blank, leather-bound journal five years ago.

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This true story of transformation is marked by the mercy and miraculous power of God making Trudy a true champion of the broken, destitute, and marginalised.

Biography

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Ministering to Addicts has been written to help inform ministers, churches and other Christian organisations who seek to open their doors and hearts to those who find themselves struggling with or recovering from addiction.

Christian Ministry

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Mary Miller and her daughter Teresa Miller Archer thought it might be helpful and useful to have various women tell their own mother and daughter stories. The stories will identify various notions of motherhood for these ladies, from the perspective of being a daughter or from the experience of being a mother.

Parenting

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Christian Living

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Rising Through Adversity, attempts to bring hope and some insight, through words and pictures, especially to those having a hard time. Throughout the book there are also Pause and Encounter moments to help process and pray through aspects that may resonate.

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Biography

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Light through the Cracks contains ten true stories, united by a common theme: All of them feature ordinary people encountering God, in extraordinary ways, in the toughest of life’s circumstances.

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Biography

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A compelling vision. An impossible challenge. A gracious God. A journey from vision to reality starts with a step. A step into controversy, politics, backstabbing and lies. A step into achievement, success, thanksgiving and worship. This is the story of the fight for a Faith School. This is the King Solomon story.

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Children's Book

Roar the lion, like most kids, is curious about God. On his 10th birthday he wonders … “How old is God? Was God born? If God made me, then who made God?”
Join Roar as he explores the most popular kid’s question of all time and looks at what the Bible says. 

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Health & Personal Development

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Reading this book can turn confusion into clarity, fear into peace, anxiety into creativity, doubt into trust. You will discover confidence in your path ahead and find new freedom in your everyday life.

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This simple yet beautiful journal is the perfect accompaniment to Journey With Grace by Sarah Grace as she encourages the reader to journal as part of the journey to a transformed life.

Journal

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When Sarah, who runs away for love, is abandoned by her husband Abbas, she returns with her young son Issa to face the hostility of her home village, Bethlehem, and life as a single mother.

Christian Fiction

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Fiction

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Beneath The Tamarisk Tree is a fictional take on the story of the Penitent Thief, a character mentioned so briefly in the Bible. But his encounter with Jesus offers great insights into the scale of the sacrifice that was made and all that is freely available to everyone who believes.

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Memoir

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For many women today, trying to become pregnant has meant much heart-ache, pain and emotional turmoil. Chumi Lakshmi and her husband were searching for answers. In this heartfelt and deeply personal documentation of life, her hope is that by reading her story you too will find answers and have courage as you wait for your long-awaited child and that you will encounter God through the process.

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This novel is in three parts as the three main protagonists take it in turns to describe their life in an old boathouse on the west coast of Hokkaido. A wandering beggar, a young fisherwoman, and an old poet, united in their experience of the healing power of telling the story of their time in the boathouse.

Poetry

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Christian Living

Do you often yearn for something better, for this life to be packed full of goodness and satisfaction? Martin Young contends that this longed for, already tasted, sometimes-held-sometimes-lost rightness of life is the Kingdom of Heaven.

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Cally Magalhaes' memoir is a gripping page-turner of an autobiography. With a novelist's eye for descriptive detail, Cally invites us to accompany her on her astonishing journey from England to India and Estonia, and finally to Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Memoirs

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Shambolic Mammal is a compilation of four of Jude Simpson’s most popular poems and songs, brought together for the first time in this collection and exquisitely illustrated by some of her favourite artists.
Complete with out-takes, personal reflections, ruminative footnotes and performance advice, this little treat will bring a smile to the face of word-lovers and apple-eaters everywhere.

Poetry

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Grief & Bereavement

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In Scent of Water, Penelope hopes it will help others in times of bereavement and grief. Just a verse and a few thoughts for the times when mourning and grief mean that anything longer, anything deeper, is impossible.

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Christian Living

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In the Gospel in Golf, John Horry loosely draws an analogy between the Christian life and a round of golf. It is loose though, about as loose as his 5-iron! Join John and his regular playing partners Phil, Jason and Brian as they take you on a round of their local golf course in Nottinghamshire, England.

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Christian Living

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​Life on the Hill is a journey of discovery. Dynamic and practical, this book takes us on a journey deep into the heartland of Jesus’ eight beatitudes.​ Using amusing illustrations and pointed anecdotes, Chris Spicer shows us how we can change our angles of approach and start enjoying “life on the hill.”

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If midnight is the time when Jesus returns, then Bob Hext contends that there is not long left until it happens. Just as when a young child holds her parent’s hand whilst waiting for a train, she knows that she isn’t going to get lost or left behind.

Christian Living

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Family &

Relationships

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This book will help you understand why you need to be intentional about building your Relational Intelligence and how you can, in very practical terms, change your behaviours from habits that damage relationships to habits that strengthen them.

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Family &

Relationships

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How do you feel about your pregnancy?
Have you had time to consider your thoughts, feelings and concerns?
Unwanted pregnancy needs calmness and non-judgemental support. Here is a step by step guide to solving problems and making decisions. It equips the pregnant woman, her partner, friends and professionals.

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David Fellingham contends that the Book of Revelation draws the prophetic purposes of God together, with over five hundred allusions from other parts of the Bible and it is the Bible itself which interprets this amazing book, not world events.

Bible Study

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Biblical Commentary

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The book of Daniel in the Bible was written over 2,500 years ago. Yet it remains highly relevant for us today. Daniel and his friends were transported to a society where their future was uncertain and where they encountered hostility to the practice of their faith. Their response gives us important pointers as to how we can maintain our distinctiveness and enjoy God’s protection in similar situations.

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Have you ever wondered why you seem to be struggling financially and why whatever money you make never seems to be enough? This book is an attempt to look at wealth from a balanced scriptural perspective.

Christian Living

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Becky Murray is someone who sees needs and responds. Whether it's street children in Pakistan, orphans in Kenya or girls at risk of human trafficking across the world, she is there, when these kids need someone the most; someone who is an extension of Christ at work.

Memoirs

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Psychology

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To build strong, healthier, more meaningful relationships we need to understand our emotional intelligence and how to manage our responses to people and situations. Getting to grips with our emotional intelligence is core to how we effectively communicate, influence and lead, whether at home, at work or other social situations.

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