How did you come to write these books and how do they relate to each other? The first manuscript I wrote was actually on a completely different subject, and not related to me or my own story at all! As I worked with the publisher, though, he kept asking for more about my own experiences. … Read more …

Simply Eat Friday! Empowered through baking

How baking can transform women’s lives! In this sample chapter from Simply Eat, Alice Williams and Rachel Stonehouse tell about Luminary Bakery’s amazing work in restoring lives, and share a unique, scrumptious recipe for home-baked bread! Read More »

NEW BOOK: No longer strangers?

Seeking safety and a home Detained and denied Inside story of a family seeking asylum How can the divide be broken? Trusting God in a foreign land Faith that overcomes Shows how to help‘A must-read.’ Paul Sydnor, Europe Regional Leader, International Association for Refugees According to Christian Solidarity Worldwide,[1] 120 people have been killed since February … Read more …

NEW BOOK: Finding hope after abuse

After abuse… what? Whom can you believe? Learning to trust again Aimed at young adults and those who seek to help them A search for meaning and worth Gripping and relevant story ‘A story of hope.’ Mark Blackwell, Safeguarding Advisor, Hampshire County Council The twenty-first-century challenges faced by many children and teenagers both here in … Read more …

NEW BOOK: Brain-teasing treasure hunt

Intriguing, brain-teasing mystery
Tantalising puzzles to solve in the quest for treasure
Finding clues in acrostic poems
Unlikely people searching the Bible …
… and finding the greatest treasure
Beautiful, evocative setting on the west coast of Scotland Read More »

Simply Eat Friday! The way of love

Something for the weekend! In this sample chapter from Simply Eat, Marijke Hoek shares her experience of hosting Syrian refugees, and the powerful role food played in building relationship and opening the door to faith. There is also a deliciously healthy, vegetarian Dutch recipe! Read More »

Simply Eat Friday! Learning the joy of hospitality

An easy dinner! In this sample chapter from Simply Eat, Mary Weeks Millard shares how she unexpectedly learnt the joy of serving others through hospitality in the most unlikely of places – and enjoy the delicious recipe she shares, ideal for a quick family meal! Read More »

AUTHOR BLOG: Lent, men and resilience in the face of the strong man

We all like to play with sticky snow that makes snowballs, and lament wet snow that cannot hold together. Fuller Youth Institute has developed the theme of ‘sticky faith’ for young people. They’ve developed it because the church is losing young people when they leave, what has been referred to as, the goldfish bowl of church and are thrown into the open sea of the world – and their faith doesn’t stick. Read More »

Sample Chapters! If Not Now, When?

A Disastrous Start

It was a Tuesday in an ordinary week, in an ordinary month, in an ordinary year.
As we did every day, my wife and I got up to go to work, except that on that particular day… Read More »