The Case for Christ

By Lee Strobel The Case for Christ is my favourite evangelistic book. It’s become quite the franchise, spawning further books, millions of sales, and even “a major motion picture.” It’s no surprise former journalist Lee Strobel knows how to write. And because it’s...

Finding the Forgotten God

By Ron Hay This is a rare beast: a book that explains the Christian faith written for Kiwis, by a Kiwi, using Kiwi illustrations. It’s an excellent book to give to friends both Christian and not yet Christian. Cantabrian Ron Hay suggests that in NZ we haven’t...

On Guard

By William Lane Craig This readable book, subtitled “Defending your faith with reason and precision,” is a practical introduction to apologetics that includes the key defences for the Christian faith. It is filled with illustrations and step-by-step summaries to help...

Science and faith

Books Douglas Axe Undeniable—How Biology Confirms Our Intuition  Ruth Bancewicz God in the Lab—How Science Enhances Faith Andy Bannister The Atheist Who Didn’t Exist—Or, the Dreadful Consequences of Bad Arguments Richard Bauckham Jesus and the Eyewitnesses Jesus and...

A travel checklist

Do Consider your budget, pace and companions Research and ask for recommendations Know your strengths and weaknesses Find churches, missionaries or other believers to connect with Think in terms of service Consider how others will impact you Be kind and flexible...

Travelling the World as Citizens of Heaven

Travel advice from a Christian perspective is rare, so one well-travelled Australian pastor has attempted to remedy this. Stephen Liggins provides helpful frameworks in which to consider whether and how to travel. It’s an easy read, interspersed with many anecdotes...