St. James Hope, 3 Vicarage Close, Salford, M6 8EJ
07771 558 058

Author: Neil Hudson

Healing and Suffering

For Pentecostals, the expectation that healing should be part of our experience of God is at the heart of our faith. Many of us can testify that God does remarkable things with people, transforming situations by healing those who are sick. However, we also know the pain of seeing the unhealed and having to engage…
Read more

The Gospel-Driven Church

Ian Stackhouse is the pastoral leader at Guildford Baptist Church, a church with a rich history in the charismatic renewal. This is significant, because from within that tradition Stackhouse has written a book that takes on some of the central weaknesses of Pentecostal-Charismatic churches. Speaking as an insider, he sees things clearly and is clear…
Read more

Faith and Psychology

Psychology was once seen as the enemy to faith, but those days have passed. For all who are leading, preaching and ministering generally we need to recognise the way that our communication, approach and expectations will depend on our psychological make-up and that of those we are with. Leslie Francis, an Anglican priest and a…
Read more

The Other Side of the Good News

Larry Dixon, an American lecturer in theology, has written a comprehensive defence of the traditional belief in the conscious eternal punishment of the unbeliever in hell. This doctrine has been discussed amongst evangelicals in recent years and Dixon interacts with some of the most notable revisionists. The book quotes from a wide range of authors…
Read more

Divorce and Remarriage in the Church

Many of the books written about marriage and divorce seem to only deal with the few texts in the New Testament and seem to be unable to take into account some of the tragedies that surround the state of marriages today. This book, based on Old Testament teaching as well as the New Testament writings,…
Read more

The Power of Proclamation

This small book reprises one of Derek Prince’s major ministry themes. He believes that the actual words of the Bible have a power to transform situations when they are memorised and repeated out loud. This rests on the underlying belief that words have the power to change situations, whether of lack, defeat or sadness and…
Read more

Designers of the Future

This is a balanced book that takes seriously the Biblical teaching about being created in the image of God and the fact that we have the technology to engage in stem cell research and cloning. Jones, a New Zealand professor, believes that serious Christian thinking has to be done in the midst of these medical…
Read more

Christians, Muslims, and Islamic Rage

The past two years have seen an unprecedented amount of new literature appearing about Islam, particularly examining the terrorism associated with some of the Islamic groups. In spite of this, many opinions are formed on flimsy foundations. We are affected by the latest items on the news rather than understanding the bigger picture. Catherwood has…
Read more

Cracking Da Vinci’s Code

The Da Vinci Code has been one of this year’s international bestsellers. A supposed account of the discovery of the ‘real’ story about Jesus: it suggests Jesus was human not divine, married Mary Magdalene, left behind a Holy Grail. This book responds to the myths with the historical facts about Jesus. It will be of…
Read more

When You Can’t Pray

Discussion points about the book ‘When You Can’t Pray’

Our Pentecostal Heritage

You will never know where you are going, until you know where you came from. British Pentecostal’s past development and future challenges by Neil Hudson One hundred years ago, the thought that there would be a new grouping within Evangelicalism that would spread throughout the world with a rate of growth that in certain places…
Read more


by Neil Hudson (originally aired on BBC GMR, May 2007) My father in law is 75 years old and he is waiting for news of when he can start attending a new class he has to enrol in. When I first heard him tell me what the class was for, I have to admit that…
Read more