The Reformation for right now

Lee Gatiss


With the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s famous stand against indulgences this year, there’s already been much debate about the legacy of those tumultuous events.

Cave time

Chris Sinkinson with the grandson of Kando, the dealer who brought the Dead Sea Scrolls to light, and one of the few original Dead Sea Scroll jars.


February 2017 saw the announcement across all news media of the discovery of a new Dead Sea Scrolls cave…

Question of evil


This latest contribution to the beautifully designed, multi-coloured, logo-embossed ‘Questions Christians Ask’ series tackles a question that is undeniably relevant. Confronted by events in the wider world, and rocked by tragedies in our own lives, we are all tempted at times to doubt that God really is in control. This book reassures us that he is sovereign and good, and helps us understand how that can be in the face of so much suffering.

Reflecting on spiritual abuse

Karen Soole reflects on her experience of spiritual abuse


Horrific stories of historic abuse within the evangelical community were recently exposed by Channel 4 News.

‘Perfectly preserved’?

Islamic missionaries often claim that the Qur’an has been miraculously preserved from alteration, and that its text is exactly the same throughout the world.

Becoming a secret pastor

photo: iStock


Hameedullah* works as a church leader in a country known for intense persecution of Christians.

Awakening Latin America

The Doulos in port | photo: OM


For the first half of the 20th century, Latin America was an almost exclusively Catholic continent. Though the gospel had been preached in Latin countries for decades, the local evangelical church hadn’t grown significantly. In 1970, only 4% of the population identified as evangelical and the continent was still considered a mission field. But this was about to change.

Thank you, Dr. Carson

Like many of the contributors to this volume, I find myself, as a Christian and a minister, very much in Don Carson’s debt. For that reason, I consider this festschrift in honour of his 70th birthday to be well-deserved and welcome.