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Sample Chapters! Astonishment

Preface 
The man in the Mazda sedan tightens his grip on the wheel and flicks an anxious glance at the rear-view mirror. He’s heading north on the N1 highway, eating up the miles through the flat grasslands of South Africa’s Limpopo Province. In a couple of hours, so he hopes… Read More »

Sample Chapters! Come and See

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With these majestic words John commenced his account of the man whose disciple he had been for more than three years. John had been present at all the significant events and teachings of those years, and he was one of only three apostles who were chosen to accompany Jesus on the Mount of Transfiguration and… Read More »

Sample Chapters! Jesus in Town

Introduction 
Joining the dots (God paints a picture) 
I am lying in a sleeping bag on a mattress on the floor in semi-darkness in a large, warm church hall, listening to various people snoring. On the floor next to me is a pair of shoes, and… Read More »

Sample Chapters! Four

6th May 1996  
Cotswolds 
The man slid back the covers, swung his legs out of bed and slowly drew himself into a standing position. Slipping his feet into his slippers, he turned to glance at the clock on his bedside table. It registered a fraction past 7.30am.  Read More »

Simply Eat Friday! My Passover debt

For the Easter weekend, this sample chapter from Simply Eat tells Lynne Bradley’s story of how celebrating the Passover with her Jewish family as a girl first sparked faith for her in the gospel. Plus, there’s a lovely family recipe for traditional Jewish chicken soup! Read More »

Simply Eat Friday! Fun with food – the missing ingredient

In this sample chapter from Simply Eat, former Hindu priest Rahil Patel shares what he believes the Western Church has forgotten about the importance of food and eating together!     Encountering Jesus Christ was a truly life-changing experience. My gradual realisation that this living and loving God was relational and not religious brought a deeper … Read more …

Simply Eat Friday! Feasts of friendship and faith

In this sample chapter from Simply Eat, Andrew Smith of The Feast Project tells how eating together helps youth from different religious communities talk about faith, build friendships and change lives  – and he shares guidelines we all can follow to do the same!   As someone who has always enjoyed a good meal with friends … Read more …

Sample Chapters! No Longer Strangers?

Chapter One
Unknown Destination
Every person has those moments in their life that are unforgettable. Some moments are good and some are bad. These moments become a part of our memories. No matter how hard we try… Read More »

Sample Chapters! The Runaway

chapter one 

Tiago Costa’s mouth was beginning to go dry, his heartbeat was racing and his hands shaking as the clock on the wall showed 3.20pm. Already his mind had switched off from the French lesson which Mademoiselle Le Bon was teaching, and he was planning his escape route from the school building. It was imperative that he escaped… Read More »