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Stocktake Sale — End March 2019

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[Prices, stock levels and estimated delivery time for titles on this page were last updated on 27 March 2019]


Responsive Prayers:
For Every Week of the Church Year,
Year C.
David Sparks.
Pbk 296pp. ISBN 9781773430317. 

Woodlake Publishing (2018). 
Was $59.50, Now $28.00
[1 in stock].

This collection of responsive prayers, based on the Revised Common Lectionary Year C, is perfect for clergy and lay leaders alike. It offers an entire year’s worth of responsive prayers that can be adapted to a variety of settings and circumstances. This collection includes: full prayers for the Call to Worship, Opening Prayer, Words of Assurance, Offering Prayer, and Commissioning, as well as an outline for the Pastoral Prayer, for each Sunday of the lectionary year, plus Holy Thursday and Good Friday.

Abundant Grace, Liberating Hope: 
Worship Resources for Assembly 2018.
Uniting Church in Australia.
Spiral bound 160pp. ISBN.9781864072884. 

Uniting Church Press (2018). 
Was $29.50, now $14.00
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“…I encourage you to reflect on and celebrate the many ways God’s abundant grace and liberating hope are embodied in our world, our communities and our lives. The resources you will find here have been developed by songwriters, poets, artists, liturgists and photographers from Australia and New Zealand.

Fresh From the Word 2019.
Nathan Eddy.
Pbk 384pp. ISBN 9780857218834.

Monarch Books (2018).
Was $29.99, now $9.00
[10 in stock]

This fresh approach to Bible reading is aimed at new readers of the Bible from across the church, as well as anyone seeking a faithful, creative and challenging conversation with the Bible every day of the year.

Upper Room Disciplines 2019:
A Book of Daily Devotions.
Erin Palmer.
Pbk 448pp. ISBN 9780835817424.

Upper Room Books (2018).
Was $34.50, now $16.00
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Reading and reflecting on scripture is a spiritual practice that provides daily inspiration and spiritual nourishment for those who seek God. In this best-selling devotional guide, readers encounter a diverse community of thoughtful Christian writers and theologians who guide them toward a deeper relationship with God.

The art of parenting.
Peter Alsop; Nathan Wallis.

Hbk 184pp. ISBN 9780947503888.
Potton & Burton (2018).
Was $39.99, now $19.00
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This is a book about community, about fostering the potential of children to boost New Zealand’s wellbeing. It’s a book of parenting ideas, shared by parents keen on growing the greater good. These parents challenged the norm and demonstrated that everyday parents have great ideas that should be shared.

Facing Midlife.
Tony Horsfall.
Pbk 32pp. ISBN 9780857465818. 

BRF (2017). 
Was $16.00, now $8.00
[2 in stock]

In this small book of undated biblical reflections, Horsfall shows that God is involved in the midlife transition, using it to shape and form us into the likeness of Christ, and to prepare us for the exciting calling he still has for us.

The Great Mystery:
Science, God and the Human Quest for Meaning
Alister McGrath.
Pbk 256pp. ISBN 9781473634336.

Hodder & Stoughton (2017).
Was $32.00, Now $16.00

Theologian Alister McGrath and Andreas Idreos Professor of Science and Religion at Oxford University, explore the question of human nature from both scientific and religious perspectives.

The Lectionary: Te Maramataka 2019.
Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia.
Pbk 146pp. Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia (2018). 

Was $12.50 including postage,
now $6.00 including postage
Sorry now sold

Covers December 2018 to 31 December 2019 and puts into convenient form many of the provisions of The New Zealand Prayer Book and introduces elements from other sources which will be of benefit to the church.

Spirituality & Cancer:
Christian Encounters
Tim Meadowcroft; Caroline Blythe eds
Pbk 228pp, ISBN 9780992248536
Accent Publications, NZ (2015)
Was $30.00, now $15.00

Journeying into prayer:
People and their pathways
Neil Darragh editor
Pbk, 245pp. ISBN 9780958345491
Accent Publications, NZ (2012)
Was $20.00, now $10.00.
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33 diverse authors from various Christian traditions and world religions record their own prayer practices and experiences. This is not a ‘how to’ book or a book of prayers. It is a description about other people’s prayer styles and experience.

Slaying Giants, Walking on Water, and Loving the Bible Again.
Rachel Held Evans.
Pbk 240pp. ISBN 9780718022310.

Thomas Nelson (2018).
Was $34.50, Now $16.00

If the Bible isn’t a science book, instruction manual, or position paper, then what is it? Bestselling author Rachel Held Evans invites readers on a journey of rediscovery as she explores the magic of the Bible, engaging the old, familiar stories in new ways that honour the past and enlighten the present.

The Big Questions:
What is New Zealand’s Future?
Various Authors – see below.
Pbk. 304pp. ISBN 9780143772378. 

Penguin NZ (2018). 
Was $38.00, now $19.00.
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This book looks at many aspects of our lives and our nation. Experts in their fields write about the challenges that face us and the opportunities we have to make changes for the better.

A fascinating set of perspectives and ideas on our way of life and our future as a nation.

Aging for Beginners: 
Getting Older in Today’s World – What it means for you. Doug Wilson. Pbk 264pp. ISBN 9780995103221. Plus 1 (2018).
Was $39.99, now $19.00.
[1 in stock].

Most of us want to live not just longer, but better; living to our fullest potential, not just surviving courtesy of being hooked up to the latest technology. So, what to do? Dr Doug Wilson cuts through the fads and fallacies to concentrate on the core issues and the physiological and psychological reasons behind them.



Easter Earthquake:
How Resurrection Shakes Our World.
James A Harnish.

Pbk.128pp. ISBN 9780835817165.
Upper Room. (2017).
Was $30.00, now $15.00
[1 in stock].

In Easter Earthquake, James Harnish invites us to place Easter at the center of our Lenten journey.

With One Voice.
Full Music / Harmony edition with NZ supplement
Second hand.
Hbk 820pp. ISBN 000599716X.

Collins (1985).
Was $64.00, now $32.00

We have secured a second hand copy, in Very good condition, of this hard-to-find music book. The pages are complete and unmarked. Binding is solid. Covers show slight wear. 

John Howell

Was $22.99 incl p&p,
Now $11.00 including p&p.
[1 in stock]

‘John Howell takes us into a world where accustomed notions of “home” have been defaced, distorted and obliterated. It’s a familiar but uncomfortable place to be.

A Beginner’s Guide
Anthony Le Donne.
Pbk 224pp. ISBN 9781786071446.
Oneworld (2018).
Was $34.50. now $17.00
[1 in stock].

This lively and engrossing book covers a vast historical range, from first-century Palestine to the latest Jesus-memes in popular culture, drawing on an enviable breadth of knowledge.


Witness to Change: 
Reflections on Reaching 100.
Lloyd Geering.

Pbk 156pp. ISBN 9780947493714. 
Steele Roberts (2018).
Was $25.00, now $12.00
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This book starts with the address Lloyd gave at the luncheon to celebrate his 100th birthday and then tells of the many changes he has witnessed during his lifetime. This is followed by a collection of addresses and sermons in which he discusses the changes that took place in Christian thought and practice during the 20th century, as a result of which his own thinking also underwent a radical change.

Word of Life:
Pray Now Prayers, Devotions, Blessings and Reflections on How We Pray

Hugh Hillyard Parker.
Pbk 182pp. ISBN 9780861539772.
St Andrew Press (2018).
Was $31.00, Now $15.00.
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A fresh and inspiring collection of newly written prayer and prayer meditations that can be used by individuals, prayer groups and leaders of worship in all denominations.

A Matter of Fact:
Talking Truth in a Post-Truth World. Jess Berentson-Shaw.
Pbk 192pp. ISBN 9781988545387. 

Bridget Williams Books (2018). 
Was $14.99. Now $7.00.
[1 in stock].

A Matter of Fact explores the science of communicating and presents innovative ways to talk effectively (and empathetically) about contentious information. It is both an informative guide to constructive communication and a passionate reminder of the importance of finding what matters to all of us.

Island Time:
New Zealand’s Pacific Futures.
Damon Salesa.
Pbk 256pp. ISBN 9781988533537.
Bridget Williams Books (2017).
Was $14.99, now $7.00.
Sorry now sold

New Zealand is a nation that exists on Pacific Islands, but does not, will not, perhaps cannot, see itself as a Pacific Island nation. Yet turning to the Pacific, argues Damon Salesa, enables us to grasp a fuller understanding of what life is really like on these shores. What would it mean, this far-sighted book asks, for New Zealand to recognise its Pacific talent and finally act like a Pacific nation?

Christ and the Chocolaterie:
A Lent Course. 
Hilary Brand. 
Pbk 96pp. ISBN 9780232524574 
Darton, Longman & Todd (2002).
Was $20.00, now $10.00
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Using the film Chocolat as a starting point for exploring issues about God, the world, Hilary Brand has designed five group sessions on the themes of giving, acceptance and change.


Advent for Everyone:
A Journey With the Apostles:
A Daily Devotional.
N T (Tom) Wright.
Was $32.00, now $15.00
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Popular biblical scholar and author Tom Wright provides his own Scripture translation and brief reflection, helping readers understand Advent in the wider context of God’s love.



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