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King of Christmas

King of ChristmasBy Colin BuchananMusic CDRRP $24.95 This album is another great kid’s Christian album from one of Australia’s premier performing artists. Following on in the theme of what is Christmas all about Colin takes you through some great new songs on this disc that are upbeat and fun as well as having a strong Christian message about the true ...

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Website of the Month: www.biblegateway.com

The Bible Gateway is a tool for reading and researching scripture online in the language or translation of your choice! The Bible translations are available in 30 languages including Dutch, Spanish, Vietnamese and Korean, and 19 different English language translations including the New International Version, the Contemporary English Version and The Message. Five of the English translations and a number ...

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Unseen Footprints: Encountering the Divine Along the Journey of Life

Unseen Footprints: Encountering the Divine Along the Journey of LifeBy Sheridan VoyseyScripture Union SpiritualityRRP $19.95 As Scripture Union’s latest evangelistic publication for 20 to 30 somethings, Unseen Footprints by Sheridan Voysey ambles well around Gen X-Y geography.  This book is more a journey than an answer, more an invitation into relationship with the author, than an adroit presentation of his ...

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Soulsurfer

SoulsurferBy Bethany HamiltonSimon & Schuster (Australia) Pty LimitedRRP $18.95 The back cover contains as good a synopsis as it gets – “the amazing story of the thirteen year old surfer girl who lost her arm in a shark attack but never lost her faith – and of her triumphant return to competitive surfing”. And so it is – a story ...

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Witness the Glory of God

David Pitman and Geoff Scott MediaCom RRP $15.00 (including postage and handling). David Pitman from Brisbane and Geoff Scott from Adelaide were members of the 10th Assembly and like many others were deeply challenged by the theme of the Assembly – "Witness the Glory of God". David and Geoff responded to that challenge and have produced a book – Witness ...

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Voices from Heaven

Soweto Gospel Choir ABC Music CD RRP $30.95 Ever since I saw the “Power of One” film and heard first hand the sounds that were put together for that movie, I have had a soft spot for the sounds of traditional African harmonies and melodies. This curiosity led me to listening to this album from the Soweto Gospel Choir. This ...

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Look to You

Hillsong UnitedMusic CD/DVDHillsong Music AustraliaRRP $29.95 “Look to You" is the latest live youth album from the Hillsong stable. The CD comes standard with an accompanying DVD featuring some but not all the songs. A CD backing track is also available. Upon review, I discovered the wisdom of the inclusion of the DVD. The CD alone gave the sounds, but I ...

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The Exorcism of Emily Rose

[M (15+)-rated] I don’t find horror films easy to watch, even ‘art-house’ ones like "The Exorcism of Emily Rose".  But this film did find its way under my skin; which, I gather, was one of the aims of the Christian director, Scott Derrickson.  "Emily Rose" is based on the story of Anneliese Michel, a German woman who submitted to her ...

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Small Miracles

(PG 2004) Directed by: Martin Duffy ($19.95 on DVD or available for rental) You’ll have to hunt through the local video store for this one. Small Miracles was originally released in 2000 as The Testimony of Taliesin Jones and won critical acclaim and numerous international film festival awards. The coming of age of 12-year-old Taliesin Jones, complicated by bullying at ...

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For All You’ve Done

DVD/CD Pack $44.95 For All You’ve Done, the annual live worship album from Hillsong Church was recorded live at The Sydney Entertainment Centre in February 2004. Darlene Zschech leads the Hillsong team, together with an overwhelming choir of over 500 voices. On listening to For All You’ve Done I say, “Worship has evolved”. I say it with a new found ...

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