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Sample Chapters! Four

6th May 1996  
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 »

Sample Chapters! The Peg and the Pumice Stone

A Broken Candle
It is better to do something with what you don’t have, than to do nothing with what you do have. 
I was driving home. It was early November and it had been a glorious sunny day. It was that time of year when Read More »

Sample Chapters! The Kilfinan Treasure

Chapter One 
27th May 2017 
A satisfied smile suffused Tom Hodson’s face. His eyes alighted on St Finnan’s noticeboard, which welcomed him to the Scottish Episcopal Church. He took a moment to absorb its details before walking purposefully… Read More »

Simply Eat Friday! ‘This must be what family feels like’

How home-cooked brownies can set the scene for God to move! In this sample chapter from Simply Eat, Liz Grier of Unlimited Church shares the recipe God gave them for reaching urban youth and baking mouth-watering brownies!   Food has always been central to our church. In fact, Unlimited Church in Exeter has never held any … Read more …