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Paul’s Picks! Huia Come Home : Jay Ruka

  “What’s different about “Huia Come Home” is that Jay is writing from a point of view that very much includes his Maori heritage and culture while at the same time being quite at home in Pakeha culture.” I was delighted to find this recent book by Jay Ruka. For me it follows on very […]

Salvation Belongs to Our God – Book Review!

Chris Wright’s book “Salvation belongs to our God” is written as part of an imprint produced by Langham Literature titled the Langham Global Library.  From Langham’s website, this imprint is designed to provide “intercultural exposition and application of the Christian faith, within the framework of the Cape Town Commitment, by authors from the international evangelical community”. […]

Paul’s Pick!

Timothy Keller doesn’t disappoint. His own wrestling between scepticism, conservative Christianity and liberal Christian thinking is the background to this excellent book of Christian apology. He has a big talent for clear and pleasing explanation without loss of essential thinking. He covers topics such as suffering, exclusive Christian claims, injustice, other religions and the function […]

Paul’s Pick!

Sit, Walk, Stand – Watchman Nee Some Christian authors are wonderful, but no longer read, even Chinese christians that I have spoken to don’t recognize his name. A generation ago, many Christians would have known the author and the book. It is the spiritual equivalent of The Old Man and the Sea. Short sentences, simple […]

Paul’s Weekly Pick!

I thought the lady had chosen a good name for her book. Holly Ordway is an academic with a doctorate in English Literature. As you might expect, she writes very well. She was an athiest, but intellectually honest. The book is about her journey to accept Christ, mainly through her fencing coach, who was able […]

Paul’s Weekly Pick!

Eugene Peterson is a good writer. He uses words economically and accurately, but more importantly, he writes about important stuff. This book is a biography of the prophet Jeremiah. It has the effect of making me want to read the book very carefully and of making me realise just what a man Jeremiah was. He […]


During December we are open all day on Saturday! Come in and browse our excellent range of gifts, books and cards and meet our friendly and helpful staff. Are you looking for a special Baptism or First Holy Communion gift, or something special to say thank you? We have gifts to suit many occasions and […]

2015 NZ Lectionary

The 2015 NZ Lectionary is in stock at Church Stores! We do not sell via our website (apologies) but you are welcome to phone (09 525 1380) or email or visit us in store to pick up copies. It is $7.60 per Lectionary – don’t miss out!

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