The Parchment Project

Greetings IBC, Psalm 119:105 says, “Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.” In 2017, Christians throughout the world rejoice in celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation led by Martin Luther. Among its significant contributions include placing the Scriptures back into the hands of common people.  IBC wants to help…

The Power of a Praying Husband

I found this to be a very practical, thoughtful and helpful book. I was rather doubtful at first but was soon charmed by Mrs. Omartian’s good sense, spiritual insights and thoughtful prayers. It’s broken down into 20 topics (e.g. a wife’s spirit, beauty, fears, sexuality, work, desires etc.) which means you can focus your prayers…

The Great and Beautiful God

What kind of book is this? It’s a book to give you hope. To help you find peace. To strengthen your faith. To change you. Of course there are a lot of books out there that promise to do the above. So what’s the difference with this one? It’s practical. After every chapter it gives…

The Connecting Church – Randy Frazee

An excellent book full of good sense and practical advice on how to achieve the real, spontaneous community that is so often lacking in today’s churches. I was particularly challenged by the second of the three parts: Connecting to a Common Place, and by the author’s clear identification of the sociological environment, particularly in suburbia,…

Book review: John Newton biography

I’ve read a lot of historical biographies in my time, and this has to be one of the very best. It really is stand-out excellent for a number of reasons. Newton’s life is fascinating. A rebellious, hard-drinking young man, he was pressed into service in the Royal Navy where he stood head and shoulders above…