Books on History and Biography

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Brownlow North

His Life and Work

by K. Moody Stuart


price £13.00

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UPCOMING RELEASE Book Description The fruitfulness of Brownlow North’s ministry led him to become known as the ‘John the Baptist of the great awakening of 1859’. But what can this largely forgotten evangelist of the nineteenth century teach us today? His preaching was marked by an eloquent, but unadorned proclamation of Christ as revealed in […]

Master Robert Bruce

Minister in the Kirk of Edinburgh

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Book Description The sixty stormy years following the death of John Knox—years of conflict, persecution and revival— form the background of this biography by D. C. Macnicol. Robert Bruce’s commanding preaching, his iron resolution and, above all, his daily fellowship with God, provided an example which his contemporaries and successors could never forget. ‘No man’, […]

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The Covenanters

A History of the Church in Scotland from 1540-1690

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price £40.00

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EndorsementsRead More ↓ ‘We all owe you a deep debt of gratitude for that wonderful book — The Covenanters.’ — LORD GUTHRIE, 1908 ‘His history is a triumphant vindication of the place which belongs to the Covenanters in the making of Scotland.’ — THE EXPOSITORY TIMES, 1908 ‘Dr Hewison has written a great book, one […]

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The Pastor of Kilsyth

The Life and times of W.H. Burns

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Endorsements ‘One of the best Scottish ministerial biographies.’ — IAIN H. MURRAY Book Description The Pastor of Kilsyth introduces us to the life and ministry of William Hamilton Burns (1779– 1859), the father of the better known preacher and missionary to China William Chalmers Burns (1815–68). But while eclipsed in fame by his son, the […]

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J. Gresham Machen

a biographical memoir

by Ned B. Stonehouse


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Book Description John Gresham Machen (1881–1937) was one of the most significant figures in the evangelical church throughout the twentieth century. He is best known through his vision for a truly evangelical presbyterian church in the USA, and as the founder of Westminster Theological Seminary, Pennsylvania. Gifted with an incisive mind which was finely tuned […]

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The Glory of Grace

An Introduction to the Puritans in Their Own Words

by Lewis Allen, Tim Chester


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Book Description Who were the Puritans? What did they seek to achieve? What were their successes and failures? Are they of any importance to Christians today? We firmly believe that all Christians need to discover the important story of how these men and women sought to follow Jesus Christ. Their convictions resulted in a brave […]

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Some Pastors and Teachers

Reflecting a biblical vision of what every minister is called to be

by Sinclair B. Ferguson


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Book Description Some Pastors and Teachers is a volume for every minister’s study and indeed for the bookshelves and bedside tables of everyone who has a concern for the ministry of the gospel and the well-being of the church in the twenty-first century. In many ways, it reflects the biblical vision of what every minister […]

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Book Description John Bunyan is known across the English-speaking world as the author of The Pilgrim’s Progress. But who was Bunyan, and what was it that provided him with the stimulus and inspiration to write that most revered and well-loved of allegories? The answer can, in part, be found in Grace Abounding, for it is […]

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John G. Paton

Missionary to the Cannibals of the South Seas

by Paul Schlehlein


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Endorsement ‘I am grateful to Paul Schlehlein for providing a new look at the life and ministry of John G. Paton. Early in my life I was enduringly impacted by Paton’s autobiography edited by his brother, James. The story was a stunning account of dedication, desperation, sacrifice at the most extreme level, and selfless love […]

Christian Leaders
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Vivid biographies of Whitefield, Wesley, Grimshaw, Romaine, Rowlands, Berridge, Venn, Walker, Hervey, Toplady and Fletcher. 432pp.

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price £6.00

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EndorsementsRead More ↓ ‘We are thankful for this series which introduces the littlest kids to some of the biggest names in church history. The illustrations are engaging and the writing is simple, yet edifying. We look forward to reading these books to our own children.’ — KEVIN AND TRISHA DEYOUNG ‘I’ve read these books. I’ve […]


price £21.50

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EndorsementsRead More ↓ ‘We are thankful for this series which introduces the littlest kids to some of the biggest names in church history. The illustrations are engaging and the writing is simple, yet edifying. We look forward to reading these books to our own children.’ — KEVIN AND TRISHA DEYOUNG ‘I’ve read these books. I’ve […]

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EndorsementsRead More ↓ ‘We are thankful for this series which introduces the littlest kids to some of the biggest names in church history. The illustrations are engaging and the writing is simple, yet edifying. We look forward to reading these books to our own children.’ — KEVIN AND TRISHA DEYOUNG ‘I’ve read these books. I’ve […]

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EndorsementsRead More ↓ ‘We are thankful for this series which introduces the littlest kids to some of the biggest names in church history. The illustrations are engaging and the writing is simple, yet edifying. We look forward to reading these books to our own children.’ — KEVIN AND TRISHA DEYOUNG ‘I’ve read these books. I’ve […]

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EndorsementsRead More ↓ ‘We are thankful for this series which introduces the littlest kids to some of the biggest names in church history. The illustrations are engaging and the writing is simple, yet edifying. We look forward to reading these books to our own children.’ — KEVIN AND TRISHA DEYOUNG ‘I’ve read these books. I’ve […]

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Book Description Among the many memorials to the ‘great and the good’ in London’s Westminster Abbey, there is one made of black marble and inscribed with letters of gold which reads: ‘This tablet was placed here … in thankful commemoration of William Tyndale, B:1490 D:1536, translator of the Holy Scriptures into the language of the […]

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Seven Leaders

preachers and pastors

by Iain H. Murray


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Endorsements ‘Murray traces the work of seven pastors over time, and he shows the consistencies in their ministries, saying “what is it about these men that distinguished them as exceptional leaders, pastors, expositors of God’s word?” And he gives insights into that, and shows that it’s the same over the centuries; it hasn’t changed. Very […]

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J.C. Ryle

Prepared to Stand Alone

by Iain H. Murray


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Endorsements ‘That man of granite with the heart of a child.’ — F. J. CHAVASSE ‘Ryle was at heart an evangelist.’ — MARCUS LOANE ‘Famous, outstanding and beloved exponent of the evangelical and reformed faith.’ — D. M. LLOYD-JONES ‘A single-minded Christian communicator of profound biblical, theological and pastoral wisdom, a man and minister of […]


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Book Description When the present publisher first issued The Reformation in England in 1962, it was hoped, in the words of its editor, S. M. Houghton, that it would ‘be a major contribution to the religious needs of the present age, and that it [would] lead to the strengthening of the foundations of a wonderful […]

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A Sad Departure

why we could not stay in the Church of Scotland

by David J. Randall


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Endorsement ‘David Randall has written a lucid manifesto explaining why he and others are leaving the Church of Scotland now. While that may seem a narrow issue of no concern to believers in the rest of the world, it is certainly not. The arguments he proffers for departure from this historic church stand equally true […]

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ENDORSEMENTS ‘This splendid, thoroughly researched, two-volume history of Princeton Seminary reads like a novel. It tells the story of one of the key institutions that shaped the transformation of post-colonial, adolescent America into a world power, and that for the first time made the Christian faith global, carrying it literally to the uttermost ends of […]

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Book Description Why Read Church History? is written by a man who is passionate about his subject. With infectious enthusiasm he outlines a number of important reasons why every Christian should develop a keen interest in what God has done in the past. He ably demonstrates the practical value of understanding church history, points out […]

Scottish Theology

in relation to church history

by John Macleod


price £16.00
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Book Description ‘It has been my endeavour to handle my theme in a free and familiar fashion so as to avoid a coldly technical and stiff treatment of it, and to make it as instinct with human interest as the case permitted. This called for setting forth a theological discourse in a setting of real […]

Logic On Fire

The Life and Legacy of Dr. martyn Lloyd-Jones (DVD Documentary)

by Media Gratiae


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Logic on Fire is a feature-length documentary with over 4.5 hours of special features, a 128-page book, and much more. View the “DVD Features” below to see all that is included in this 3-DVD special edition set. Cinematic Trailer Product Preview EndorsementsRead More ↓ ‘I think it was Packer who said, to hear Lloyd-Jones was […]

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You Must Read

Books that have shaped our lives

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Book Description Have you ever wondered what influences have shaped the preachers, teachers and authors you respect? You Must Read brings together more than thirty well-known Christian leaders and gives them the opportunity to talk about a book that has made a lasting impact on their lives. Their personal narratives and recommendations of the literature […]

Amy Carmichael

Beauty for Ashes

by Iain H. Murray


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Endorsements ‘This is a love story of the noblest kind. It is an enriching consideration of a woman’s relentless love for her Saviour, her Bible, her friends, and most uniquely, her love for lost, suffering and desperate sinners – to whom she gave her life. Such devotion as hers seems so distant. Reading this brief […]

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The St Andrews Seven

the finest flowering of Missionary Zeal in Scottish History

by Stuart Piggin, John Roxborogh


price £6.50

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The St Andrews Seven is the moving and inspiring story of six young men whose remarkable influence on one another as fellow students in the University of St Andrews, Scotland, in the 1820s led them to the profound conviction that ‘Only one thing seemed to matter: to discover God’s will and do it’. The chief […]

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Book Description Unfortunately for many years hardback sets of Knox’s Works have been virtually unobtainable by, and inaccessible to, the general public. Now, to mark the 500th anniversary of his birth (probably in 1514) and the 150th anniversary of the completion of the first definitive edition of the Scottish reformer’s Works (1846-64), these rare volumes […]

Douglas Higgins

Autobiography of a Yorkshire Christian

by Douglas Higgins


price £5.50

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Book Description Not every day does an autobiography appear from a man in his 100th year, but all who know Douglas Higgins never saw him as belonging to the ordinary. From astronomy to Christ at the age of twenty-two, then Art College at Sheffield, war service in the RAF, and a career in school teaching—these […]

Los puritanos

Puritans: Their Origins and Successors

by D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones


price £8.50

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Book Description La historia cobra vida cada vez que el Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones aborda un determinado tema o personaje.  Los que le conocieron simplemente como predicador se sorprenderán de la comprensión y el conocimiento que tiene de la historia de la Iglesia {…}.  Estas vistas generales y de conjunto nos presentan al Dr. Lloyd-Jones en […]

Pleading for a Reformation Vision

The Life and Selected Writings of William Childs Robinson

by David Calhoun


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The biography and letters of William Childs Robinson: an influential Presbyterian minister in the 20th century, who sounded the vital affirmations of the Protestant Reformation. 336pp.

Silent Witnesses

Lessons on theology, life, and the church from Christians of the past

by Garry J. Williams


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Book Description In this book Garry Williams writes about Christians of the past for Christians of the present. He describes both famous and less well-known figures and movements from church history, from the fourth century through to the twentieth: Augustine of Hippo, the Council of Chalcedon, Martin Luther, William Tyndale, Nicholas Ridley, John Calvin, Anne […]

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