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1. Adventures in a Foreign Land: Discovering Jesus' compassion for the mentally ill

by Lorraine Gibbard

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille 8894, DAISY 8894, Large Print 17pt 8894, Large Print 20pt 8894, Large Print 25pt 8894 & Large Print 30pt 8894

When Lorraine Gibbard became a Christian, she could not imagine the tumultuous journey that awaited her. A sudden onset of mental illness shattered her successful life and left her feeling lost in a foreign land clinging to new found faith.


2. Are We Brave Enough?

by Ian Mayer

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 9108, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 9108, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 9108, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 9108 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 9108

Are We Brave Enough? asks Christians to consider doing five things that could change the landscape of local church communities, and help Christians become more effective in transforming the world.


3. Astonishment: Laying ghosts in Mugabe's Zimbabwe

by Graham Jones

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 9269, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 9269, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 9269, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 9269 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 9269

An Englishman returns to Africa after nearly 40 years in a bid to recapturer his colonial childhood. Through a chance meeting his life becomes entwined with that of a one-time child-slave & cattle herd who's on a mission to revisit his own early life.


4. Before the Days Draw In: My ordinary journey towards an extraordinary God

by Mary Kissell

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 9079, DAISY 9079, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 9079, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 9079, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 9079 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 9079

Allow Mary's story of walking with the Holy Spirit inspire and encourage you to do the same, whatever season of life you are in.


5. Beginning Unlimited

by Liz Grier

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 9114, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 9114, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 9114, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 9114 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 9114

This ten-year story of planting Unlimited Church is vulnerable, frank wry, rejoicing and weeping over the highs and lows of following God's call. Based on Liz's journal entries as she struggles with faith, friendships, motherhood and work-life balance,


6. Being Lena Levi

by Bobbie Ann Cole

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 9267, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 9267, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 9267, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 9267 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 9267

It s 1950: a mysterious stranger shows up at Marlene Robert's home, turning her teenage world upside down. The exotic 'Mutti', a German Jew & Holocaust survivor, is the mother she never knew she had. Marlene is compelled to find out who she really is.


7. Belle of the Ball: Is justice, like beauty, ever more than skin deep?

by Mary Weeks Millard

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille 8876, DAISY 8876, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 8876, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 8876, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 8876 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 8876

Aged 16, Lydia's world is shaken when she becomes a victim in a hit-and-run car crash. She and her family head out to the Greek island of Samos for a holiday and for Lydia to recuperate; there she meets a Ugandan girl, Nakato, fleeing trauma of her own.


8. Book of Sparks, A: A study in Christian mindfullness

by Shaun Lambert

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 8873, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 8873, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 8873, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 8873 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 8873

Shaun Lambert offers an introduction into the universal human capacity for attention and awareness, known in the world of psychology as 'mindfulness.' He shows how biblical awareness and attention overlaps with secular mindfulness and has distinctives.


9. Breakthrough: Art of surviving, The

by Giles D. Lascelle

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 9272, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 9272, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 9272, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 9272 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 9272

1 in 5 of us experiences severe abuse in some form as a child, often leading to devastating emotional & mental health problems in adulthood. Giles Lascelle examines the issues & shows how it is possible to break through to a place of freedom, peace & joy.


10. Children of the Himalayas: My call to the street kids of Nepal

by Diane Bell

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 9233, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 9233, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 9233, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 9233 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 9233

Social worker Diane Bell called to offer family-based care to street kids in Nepal where multiple challenges would have to be overcome for this life-giving vision to become a reality, Diane co-founded WIN Nepal to rescue these vulnerable children.


11. Complete in Him: Finding hope in disability and child loss

by Chizor Akisanya

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 8868, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 8868, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 8868, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 8868 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 8868

An inspirational story of faith, hope, and healing. Chizor's story of overcoming disability and personal tragedy will encourage those facing their own trials to find hope in God.


12. Dream, The

by David J Bailey

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 8891, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 8891, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 8891, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 8891 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 8891

Living with a violent stepdad, and bullied at school, thirteen-year-old Oliver Carrick has a difficult and lonely life. But Oliver meets Jess and has a secret; for at night they ar swept away in mysterious dreams of a strange, yet somehow familiar, house.


13. Found By Love: A Hindu priest encounters Jesus Christ

by Rahil Patel

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 8845, DAISY 8845, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 8845, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 8845, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 8845 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 8845

The true story of a successful Hindu priest whose world was changed by an unexpected encounter with the love of Jesus Christ.


14. Four: Four anonymous gifts. One unforgettable story

by John Glass

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 9230, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 9230, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 9230, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 9230 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 9230

A story that centres on the devastating consequences of human trafficking. Other themes portrayed are betrayal, loss and enslavement, but the overriding message is one of redemption, hope and fulfilment.


15. Gathering Momentum, A: Stories of Christian unity transforming our towns and cities

by Roger Sutton

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 8869, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 8869, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 8869, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 8869 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 8869

A quiet reformation is gathering momentum across the UK and the world...Church leaders from across the denominational spectrum are coming together in friendship and prayer to seek God's will for their towns and cities - and transformation is occurring.


16. God's Patchwork

by Sandra Michie

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 9113, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 9113, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 9113, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 9113 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 9113

Working as a nurse for 25 years in rural Zambia, 500 miles from the nearest town, Sandra's faith was tested to the limits. Returning to the UK, what was He doing through spells of joblessness & life-threatening ill-health? A story of growth, change & joy.


17. If Not Now,When?

by Fernando De Paula

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 9109, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 9109, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 9109, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 9109 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 9109

The book encourages us to learn to live in the now, not the past, trusting our anxiety & future to God. It guides us on the journey of how to rejoice & be glad daily & to live every single moment of our lives knowing that God walks the road alongside us.


18. Intentional Mentoring: Empowering a generation one person at a time

by Paul Wilcox

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 8890, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 8890, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 8890, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 8890 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 8890

Want to start mentoring? Then start here. Full of practical ideas, it helpfully overviews key things a mentor needs to give attention to and offers wise advice gained from years of experience.


19. Is God Really Legit?: Making sense of faith and science

by Neil Laing

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 8893, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 8893, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 8893, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 8893 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 8893

God and science. You can't really believe in both, right? Or can you?? 'Is God Really Legit?' asks the tough questions and gives you the info you need to decide. When it comes to belief in God, Neil Laing shows that faith and science really do add up!


20. Jesus in Town

by Elizabeth Mednick

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 9236, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 9236, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 9236, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 9236 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 9236

A new era has come for the church and it is the age of the kingdom of God. In this epoch, Christians will move beyond the walls of church buildings into local communities, homes and relevant spheres in society.


21. Key of all Unknown, The

by K. A. Hitchins

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 8875, DAISY 8875, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 8875, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 8875, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 8875 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 8875

Brilliant scientific researcher Tilda Mosse wakes up in hospital unable to speak or move and with no recollection of what happened to her. Determined to find answer she travels back through her fractured memories looking for clues.


22. Kilfinan Treasure, The

by Harry Hunter

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 9231, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 9231, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 9231, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 9231 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 9231

Something has happened to disturb the routine of Kilfinan. Anonymous poetic entries in the local newspaper hint at hidden treasure in the area & the key to solving their mystery seems to lie in passages from the Bible. But who is setting the clues & why?


23. Less than ordinary?: My journey into finding my true self

by Nicki Copeland

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 9007, DAISY 9007, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 9007, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 9007, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 9007 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 9007

Every one of us is born with great potential. Our life experiences, personality, and self-opinions shape who we become, and what we do with that potential. Some seem to soar effortlessly whilst others are left feeling distinctly 'less than ordinary'.


24. Listening: Hearing the heart

by Robin Daniels

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 8863, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 8863, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 8863, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 8863 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 8863

'Listening' is an essential guide to understanding the heart behind what another says and empowering the speaker to find healing. Such deep listening involves an encounter between God, self and the other. A crucial book for all involved in counselling.


25. Losing the Fig Leaf: Power, possessions, productivity, perfectionism, pretence, pastimes... ...where are you hiding?

by Nicki Copeland

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 9006, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 9006, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 9006, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 9006 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 9006

A beautifully written and wonderfully understated account of what it means to be made in God's image and how that will change your life forever.


26. Lydia's Song: The story of a child lost and a woman found

by Katherine Blessan

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 8969, DAISY 8969, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 8969, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 8969, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 8969 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 8969

This novel gives a challenging, painful insight into the horrific truths of child sex-trading in Cambodia from the perspective of an 11-year old Vietnamese girl. It concludes with a message of hope that Christ's power can enable love and forgiveness.


27. Man who broke into St. Peter's, The

by Chick Yuill

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille 9106, DAISY 9106, Large Print 17pt 9106, Large Print 20pt 9106, Large Print 25pt 9106 & Large Print 30pt 9106

The church has been broken into.The intruder is still in the building & his resemblance to the picture of the suffering Christ that has hung in the church for 50 years unsettles all who catch sight of him. As his story unfolds long-hidden truths emerge.


28. Migrant, The

by Paul Alkazraji

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 9107, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 9107, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 9107, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 9107 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 9107

Fascist populists, callous sex-traffickers and violent anti-austerity riots these were not what Pastor Jude Kilburn had expected to face when he moved to Albania.The Migrant is a tense and evocative thriller with a powerful redemptive twist.


29. Mindful of the Light: Practical help and spiritual hope for mental health

by Stephen Dr. Critchlow

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 8865, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 8865, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 8865, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 8865 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 8865

The author presents an invaluable resource for all who are living with mental health issues, offering clear information about the causes and symptoms of a wide range of problems, helpful insights and practical steps. He also looks at the role of faith.


30. Mission and Movement

by Hirpo Kumbi

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 9110, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 9110, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 9110, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 9110 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 9110

How can immigrant and refugee churches move from cultural preservation to cross-cultural mission? As Hirpo Kumbi, an experienced church-planter, charts the history of the Ethiopian and Eritrean church in the UK, he shows how this transition can be made.


31. Mission-With: Something out of the ordinary

by Paul Keeble

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 8867, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 8867, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 8867, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 8867 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 8867

The author shares his story of living long term in an inner-city community as resident and neighbour who is a follower of Jesus. During more than 30 years, God has evolved his thinking from 'mission to' and 'mission for' towards 'mission with'.


32. Mystery of Matthew Gold, The: What do you do when words won't come?

by Chick Yuill

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 9273, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 9273, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 9273, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 9273 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 9273

Matthew Gold: wealthy & successful but totally alone. Afflicted by a crippling stammer words have been his greatest problem. As a writer of detective fiction words become his passion. But what happens when life itself becomes a mystery you cannot solve?


33. Never Ending Journey, The: Living with brain injury

by Antoinette Anthony-Pillai

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 8872, DAISY 8872, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 8872, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 8872, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 8872 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 8872

'The Never Ending Journey' is a moving account of Antoinette's daily struggle to cope with brain injury after a routine operation and her fight to regain control of her life. An honest account of the difficulties she and her family have faced.


34. No Longer Strangers?

by Javed Masih

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 9234, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 9234, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 9234, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 9234 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 9234

What is it like to seek asylum in Europe? What welcome is given and what difficulties faced? No Longer Strangers tells the story from the inside.


35. Ordinary Miracles: Mess, meals and meeting Jesus in unexpected places

by Chris Lane

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 8864, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 8864, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 8864, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 8864 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 8864

This book is an account of Jesus' love to the least, last and lost through Chris Lane and his friends. Central to the book is the concept of Jesus' meal table, how He invites all to come to Him regardless of background, ethnicity, class or skin colour.


36. Peg and the Pumice Stone

by Glyn Jones

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 9235, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 9235, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 9235, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 9235 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 9235

In these twelve true and original stories, Glyn creatively considers different aspects of what it means to be 'good news' amidst all the busyness, tragedy and comedy of our daily lives.


37. Ready Man, A: Hugh Stowell Brown, preacher, activist, friend of the poor

by Wayne Clarke

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 9268, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 9268, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 9268, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 9268 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 9268

When Hugh Stowell Brown, arrived in Liverpool to preach at Myrtle Street Baptist Church, no one could guess his impact on the church & city. He had barley preached a sermon but for 40 years he would pastor & pioneer social reform among the urban poor.


38. Red Cabbage Blue: Some colours are never forgotton

by Annie Try

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 9266, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 9266, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 9266, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 9266 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 9266

Psychologist Dr Mike Lewis is presented with the most unlikely client, Dressed all in blue, she could be like any young woman. Except it's not just her clothes - her hair, her home, everything she eats or drinks has to be blue.


39. Refugee Stories: Seven personal journeys behind the headlines

by Dave Smith

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 8870, DAISY 8870, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 8870, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 8870, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 8870 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 8870

A collection of first-hand accounts by individuals forced to flee their own countries and seek refuge in Britain. In their own words they tell their harrowing experiences of persecution, escape and the long journey to safety.


40. Rooks at Dusk: On the other side of despair what is left to believe in?

by Chick Yuill

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 8874, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 8874, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 8874, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 8874 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 8874

Ray Young, an experienced Christian leader's once vibrant faith is steadily fading. This book is a sensitive exploration of questions of grace and forgiveness in a world where not everything can be mended, but where there is still reason for hope.


41. Rouse the Warriors: A prophetic call to boldly advance the kingdom

by Steve Uppal

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 8889, DAISY 8889, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 8889, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 8889, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 8889 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 8889

Part of a prophet's message is to awaken the church, to mobilise the church and to bring clarity and focus on how to build its strength. When people are healed, they are not conscious of how great God is in them.


42. Runaway, the

by Mary Weeks Millard

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 9232, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 9232, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 9232, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 9232 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 9232

Vulnerable & in desperate need of support, Tiago will have to decide whom to trust if he is to stop running & discover the key to his dead father's past. Will his murderous stepfather find him first & what about the girl who help may have saved his life?


43. Search for Home, The: The true story of Beatrice Smith

by Beatrice Smith

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 8866, DAISY 8866, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 8866, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 8866, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 8866 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 8866

Ten-year-old Beatrice came face to face with the Rwandan genocide. Forced to flee, she and her family moved from one country to another in search of safety, facing innumerable challenges but also experiencing God's provision and miraculous rescue.


44. Spring Awakening, A: Sometimes when things seem to be better, they really aren't.

by Chris Cottee

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 8892, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 8892, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 8892, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 8892 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 8892

David Sourbook thought he'd been saved. He thought his problems were behind him. A new life had opened up before him, with a new lady friend, a new faith and a new circle of friends. But was it really that simple?


45. Time of Green, A

by Eleanor Watkins

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 9276, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 9276, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 9276, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 9276 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 9276

Juniper finds herself immersed in the world of her great-grandma as an evacuee on an isolated Welsh farm. Her tale of escaped prisoners of war, swanky American soldiers, unlikely friendships and first loves, brings history alive for Juniper.


46. Time to Live: The beginner's guide to saying goodbye

by Ann Clifford

published by Instant Apostle

Available Media: Braille (Available on Request) 8871, DAISY 8871, Large Print 17pt (Available on Request) 8871, Large Print 20pt (Available on Request) 8871, Large Print 25pt (Available on Request) 8871 & Large Print 30pt (Available on Request) 8871

For all 'beginners' who hope to say goodbye well. In 'Time to Live', Ann Clifford explores the issues around facing death with faith. A gentle & friendly companion, she sensitively encourages conversations around the one certainty we avoid talking about.


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