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Yellow and Pink

You’ve probably seen William Stieg’s work before: his hasty, evocative illustrations defined the style of New Yorker covers for decades; he’s also the creative genius behind the movie Shrek. But what few know about Steig is his enduring contribution to children’s literature. Steig, who died in 2003, wrote a range of ...

The Life and Spirituality of John Newton
The Life and Spirituality of John Newton

The Life and Spirituality of John Newton (1725-1807), is an incredible autobiography about the author the world’s most popular hymn, Amazing Grace. What stands out in Newton’s life is the tremendous amount of humiliation and shame he experienced in his early life which culminated in his conversion. These extreme experiences ...

Questions Couples Ask
Questions Couples Ask Behind Closed Doors

This is a highly-accessible book that draws on Dr. Jim Osterhaus’ treasure store of counselling over many decades. It’s remarkable how Dr. Osterhaus has an uncanny radar for marital relationships. You may begin reading this book as any other, but find you pause frequently when a single line or vignette jumps off the page into ...

Every Good Endeavor by Tim Keller
Every Good Endeavor

Hundreds of books about the intersection of faith and business have been written in recent decades, often with conflicting conclusions. Tim Keller’s recent book, Every Good Endeavor, written in conjunction with a former Silicon Valley CEO, cuts through the cacophony of this literature to ask three simple questions: Why do we need ...

Timothy Keller
Walking with God through Pain and Suffering

One of the best books of 2013 was Walking with God through Pain and Suffering – the newest book from Timothy Keller. “New York Times bestselling author Timothy Keller—whose books have sold millions of copies to both religious and secular readers—explores one of the most difficult questions we must answer in our ...

David Fitch
Prodigal Christianity

Another of my favorite books of 2013 is Prodigal Christianity: 10 Signposts into the Missional Frontier. In this book, David Fitch and Geoff Holsclaw explore missional theology and encourage Christians to live a gospel-centred life. “Prodigal Christianity offers a down-to-earth, accessible, and yet provocative understanding of ...

God in My Everything
God in My Everything

Released this summer, God in My Everything, by Canadian author Ken Shigematsu, is a down-to-earth book that expresses how spiritual formation is more than just solitude and quiet reflection. Spiritual formation happens in the everyday, so that even a busy life can be fertile ground for Christian growth. In an age of self-help and ...

Youth Ministry Now & Not Yet
Youth Ministry Now and Not Yet

Matt Wilkinson, a well-known Canadian Youth Leader, released his book, Youth Ministry Now and Not Yet, in December 2012. Based on comprehensive survey data from CBOQ churches, this insightful work uncovers the necessary shifts the church can make to engage the next generation. Learn more at