Strongholds Shaken
A Biblical Critique of False Faiths and Confusing Cults

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"For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through
God to the pulling down of strongholds"
- 2 Corinthians 10:4

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Right Answers For Wrong Beliefs, by Matt Slick
Matt Slick is the founder and director of CARM (Christian Apologetics and Research Ministry), a web-based ministry that seeks to teach sound biblical doctrine and refute the errors of the cults and false religions.

'Right Answers for Wrong Beliefs' provides a highly accessible reference for information on major cults currently active in the world today. Using outlines, notes, charts, tables and other helps, the author provides the reader with the essentials on each cult, making information quick and easy. The errors of these groups are exposed by comparing their teachings to the truth of the Word of God. This book also contains a section on how to witness affectively to cult members.

Available to order from and - 253 pages.

Shared Life, by Donald MacLeod
The Trinity and the Fellowship of God's People
What is the Trinity? And does it really matter? The Trinity is a current 'hot potato' in the Christian church. Recently some best-selling authors in America have had their books withdrawn from the market when their beliefs in this area have come under scrutiny. If your understanding of God is wrong, it follows that your other ideas may be wrong too. Donald Macleod shows us why that is the case in this best-selling book. 'The doctrine of the Trinity is not simply something to be believed, but something that ought to affect our lives profoundly', says Donald MacLeod in this useful book that teaches us about the concept and implications of the doctrine of the Trinity.

"Gives us a helpful look at the objections raised by Judaism, Islam, Mormonism and the Jehovah's Witnesses...extremely helpful. Donald MacLeod writes with his customary clarity" - Evangelism Today

Donald Macleod is the Principal of the Free Church of Scotland College, Edinburgh. Regarded as one of Britain's most prominent theologians, he has written extensively on a wide range of issues.

Available to order from the publisher, and - 144 pages.

Where Is God When Things Go Wrong?, by John Blanchard
We live in what has been called 'a world with ragged edges'. Earthquakes, volcanoes, floods, hurricanes, tsunamis, fires, famine and other natural disasters kill millions of people and injure countless others, sometimes wiping out huge numbers within a few hours.

Every day, accidents claim an untold number of victims. Planes crash, trains are derailed, road vehicles collide, ships are lost at sea, buildings collapse, bridges give way, trees fall, machinery malfunctions. To make matters worse, disease cuts relentless swathes through humankind, causing immeasurable weakness, pain and fear, while 'man's inhumanity to man' brings a terrible toll of suffering.

Yet the Bible claims that God is in sole and sovereign control of everything that happens in the entire universe, that He 'works out everything in conformity with the purpose of His will' and that He is 'compassionate and gracious' and 'abounding in love'. Is there any way in which all of this can hold together? The answer may surprise you...

Available to order from Evangelical Press, but also here by kind permission as a free PDF download, so that you can know the answer to this often asked question! [Please note: this download is for personal use only and should not be copied or printed]

Answering Islam, by Norman Geisler and Abdul Saleeb
What are the fundamental beliefs of Islam and how can Christians respond to them? Answering Islam evaluates the claims of orthodox Islam and examines the evidence for the Christian counterclaim, preparing you with strong apologetic answers. This revised edition contains more resources and updated information throughout.

Available to order from and - 368 pages

Satan's Snare: The Influence Of The Occult, by Peter Anderson
People are fascinated by the supernatural. Books about the paranormal, witchcraft and the occult are a popular and growing market. Horoscopes, palmistry, fantasy games and even ouija boards are accepted as forms of 'harmless entertainment'.

Available from Amazon (US or UK) - 120 pages

Satan Cast Out, by F. Leahy
Leahy presents a lucid, biblical account of Christian teaching on such issues as the existence and activity of Satan, demon-possession and the occult.

Available from - 200 pages

The Two Babylons, by Alexander Hislop - download now in PDF format - 204 pages.

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