Category Archives: books

Book Extract: The Bird and the Bike.

I posted an extract of my forthcoming book here  This is the latest account of Tim’s journey.  Suddenly he felt a thud on his chest. His vision was filled with feathers from a squawking and wildly fluttering bird. Its claw had … Continue reading

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Book Extract. Dear Son – third letter

The book I am writing is about a son who lost his dad to cancer when he was five years old. He is left an inheritance in the form of a bulging suitcase. The instructions are that he is to … Continue reading

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I am so hopelessly addicted. I just couldn’t help myself!

It’s official. I am addicted to reading. I am a book worm through and through. I just love books. I like their feel. I like their smell. I like the variety of paper they are written on. And I like … Continue reading

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From the book store: Leadership and Prayer.

I was given a Koorong gift voucher for Christmas and seeing as Koorong has a 20% of sale this week, the timing was perfect to go for a visit. I came home with three books. Two on leadership and the … Continue reading

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In the mail.

I received two books in the mail. The first is Grief: Finding the Candle of Light, from  Energion Publications. Though not required, I will be doing a review of this book in the future. I want to say thanks to … Continue reading

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My study.

Mark Stevens from the Parsons Patch posted a pic of his personal study area and asked about our own personal library. I love books. I love browsing through book shops, book stalls, and others book shelfs. And I look forward … Continue reading

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Some Bargains.

I was browsing in the local 2nd hand bookshop and came home with some bargains. Theology for the community of God by Stanley J. Grenz $12.50 A Sneaking Suspicion by John Dickson $4.50 I have always wanted the Grenz book; … Continue reading

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Just a few more…

This morning I was fortunate and blessed to be able to visit Koorong and add a few books to my library. Brueggemann, Walter. Theology of the Old Testament – with CD-Rom. Lasor, Hubbard, Bush. Old Testament Survey. IVP. Dictionary of … Continue reading

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I have been accepted by Tyndale Publishing.

Now that I have your attention – no its not to publish an up and coming book… rather its to be a reviewer of their books from time to time. Interestingly they have stopped international posting of physical books to … Continue reading

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There are Books and there are Books.

Yesterdays Sydney Morning Herald had a two page spread about books. In it they reviewed a number of E Book reading devices and compared them to reading an actual book. One of the reviewers said that they found some books … Continue reading

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