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  • Two Weddings and a Baby

  • By: Scarlett Bailey
  • Narrated by: Alex Tregear
  • Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4 out of 5 stars 12
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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    4 out of 5 stars 10

Tamsyn Thorne has not been back to her hometown of Poldore for five years. But now her brother, Ruan, is about to get married, and she has no excuse. Her plans to arrive in Cornwall looking chic and successful are dashed when a storm turns her from fashion goddess to a drowned rat. Worse, she ends up insulting the local hunky vicar--and then finds a tiny baby abandoned in his churchyard.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Only if you love ‘chick lit’

  • By Amazon Customer on 03-10-18

Only if you love ‘chick lit’

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Reviewed: 03-10-18

I read this as part of a book club assigned book. It was very predictable and all too convenient with caricatures rather than characters. It’s not trying to be otherwise and this may be a number of people’s cup of tea, just not mine. I found the wholehearted embrace of ‘true love’ being the answer to everything naive, not doing justice to the complexities of life. Not a great book for those actually suffering!

  • Preaching

  • Communicating Faith in an Age of Scepticism
  • By: Timothy Keller
  • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
  • Length: 6 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
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    4 out of 5 stars 19

New York pastor and acclaimed author Timothy Keller is widely known and respected for his compelling preaching, described by The New York Times as what has 'helped turn Dr. Keller...into the pastor many call Manhattan's leading evangelist'. In this book he shares his wisdom on communicating the Christian faith from the pulpit as well as from the coffee shop.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful for all Christians - not just preachers!

  • By Amazon Customer on 26-09-18

Wonderful for all Christians - not just preachers!

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Reviewed: 26-09-18

I loved this, I listened in preparation for a one off talk but found it so insightful & encouraging in seeking to share my faith day to day with colleagues friends and my church community!

  • Parenting

  • The 14 Gospel Principles That Can Radically Change Your Family
  • By: Paul David Tripp
  • Narrated by: Bevan Greiner
  • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 12
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    5 out of 5 stars 11
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    5 out of 5 stars 10

In the midst of folding laundry, coordinating carpool schedules, and breaking up fights, many parents get lost. Feeling pressure to do everything "right" and raise up "good" children, it's easy to lose sight of our ultimate purpose as parents in the quest for practical tips and guaranteed formulas.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Backbone book for Christian Parenting

  • By Jolita A. on 20-10-16

An invaluable resource for all Christian parents

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Reviewed: 15-04-18

This book is a wonderful reminder of the fact that God is our wonderful heavenly parent and we are his children. We parent in his power under his authority with his grace and mercy and we seek daily to point our kids to the one they truly need!

  • A Better Story

  • God, Sex and Human Flourishing
  • By: Glynn Harrison
  • Narrated by: Glynn Harrison
  • Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 12
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    5 out of 5 stars 11
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    5 out of 5 stars 11

The 1960s heralded a sexual revolution, transforming society's vision for sex and relationships. With an appealing narrative of freedom and authenticity, the revolution won the hearts and minds of many. The church's leaders and faltering apologists seemed overwhelmed. And biblical Christians tended to react defensively rather than offering a compelling vision of their own. Many young Christians were questioning whether the Gospel really is good news in this area.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An must read for every Christian!

  • By Amazon Customer on 10-03-18

An must read for every Christian!

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Reviewed: 10-03-18

This book discusses issues that we simply must engage with as Christians. It gives excellent insight into how we got to where we are in our society and exposes helpfully the ways we as Christians often respond wrongly. It does all of this with compassion and grace. It sets forth a wonderful reminder of why the gospel truly is good news for all people in all places for EVERY situation not least in our sexuality. It holds out a vision of human flourishing that I want for myself and my children and shows why communities of Christians living this story is vital for the world. Thank you Glynn Harrison! I hope to hear more from you on this topic - what a vital resource for the church!

  • Forgotten God

  • Remembering Our Crucial Need for the Holy Spirit
  • By: Francis Chan
  • Narrated by: Francis Chan
  • Length: 4 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25
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    5 out of 5 stars 18
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    5 out of 5 stars 15

A follow up to the profound message of Crazy Love, Pastor Francis Chan offers a compelling invitation to understand, embrace, and follow the Holy Spirit's direction in our lives. "In the name of the Father, the Son, and ... the Holy Spirit." We pray in the name of all three, but how often do we live with an awareness of only the first two?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • PRICELESS CONFIRMATION

  • By Gee Abiah Patchett on 25-02-18

Wonderfully encouraging and challenging!

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Reviewed: 22-02-18

This is all the more powerful as Francis himself reads his words so passionately. I am encouraged that God gives us his spirit and challenged that I’m living in a way that I don’t rely on him. Don’t read this if you are looking for comfortable Christianity.

  • Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus

  • A Devout Muslim Encounters Christianity
  • By: Nabeel Qureshi
  • Narrated by: Nabeel Qureshi
  • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 412
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    5 out of 5 stars 380
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    5 out of 5 stars 378

Nabeel Qureshi describes his dramatic journey from Islam to Christianity, complete with friendships, investigations, and supernatural dreams along the way. Providing an intimate window into a loving Muslim home, Qureshi shares how he developed a passion for Islam before discovering, almost against his will, evidence that Jesus rose from the dead and claimed to be God. Unable to deny the arguments but not wanting to deny his family, Qureshi's inner turmoil will challenge Christians and Muslims alike.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great insight into Islam

  • By KevinMc on 13-12-14

Absolutely captivating

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Reviewed: 24-01-18

I loved this. It is rare for a book to grip me the way this did, I was looking for any spare minute to get back to Nabeel’s story. So compassionately written, a real sense of Nabeel’s deep love of Islam and his family is so clear. All the more powerful knowing Nabeel is now with the God he loves. I know this will have a lasting impact on me, I can’t wait to read his other books.

  • The Meaning of Marriage

  • Facing the Complexities of Marriage with the Wisdom of God
  • By: Timothy Keller
  • Narrated by: Lloyd James
  • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 49
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 42
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    5 out of 5 stars 42

From the New York Times best-selling author of The Reason for God. In previous books respected New York pastor and best-selling author Timothy Keller has looked at such diverse and topical subjects as the existence of God, our need to do justice, the meaning of Jesus' life, and the human temptation to make idols - all through the twin lenses of a biblical framework and an engagement with contemporary culture.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Essential

  • By Jamayne on 16-08-16

Fantastic!

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Reviewed: 10-12-17

A must read for all, singles and married! Insightful and practically helpful. Great to listen with others and discuss.