10 Books from Langham for your Christmas Stocking

10 Books from Langham for your Christmas Stocking
6 December 2021

As Christmas draws near, you may still be looking for gifts for your friends, family, or church leaders. Here are ten books from Langham that would be great stocking fillers for the festive season!

Teaching across Cultures

Teaching across Cultures

by Shaw, Perry ; Lopes, César ; Feliciano-Soberano, Joanna ; Heaton, Bob

Teaching across Cultures is a deeply practical guidebook for teaching theology beyond one’s own cultural context. The only resource of its kind, this book is straightforward and easy-to-use while providing a powerful reminder that transformative teaching has humility and careful listening at its core.

 

 

 


Leadership or Servanthood?

by Yung, Hwa

In this powerful reflection on leadership and servanthood, Dr. Hwa Yung addresses the overemphasis on leadership development within the church. He draws us back to the example of Christ, who came as a servant of God and of his kingdom, who lived in submission to the Father, and who rooted himself in his identity as the incarnate Son of God.

 

 

Leadership or Servanthood?

 


Kwame Bediako

Kwame Bediako

by Hartman, Tim

Kwame Bediako was one of the great African theologians of his generation. Challenging the assumption that Christianity is a Western religion, he presented a non-Western foundation for theological reflection, expanded the Christian theological imagination, and offered a path forward for post-Christendom theologies. Kwame Bediako: African Theology for a World Christianity is the first full-length introduction to Bediako’s theology, examining the gift of Bediako’s work not just for Africa but for the world.

 

 

 


Expository Preaching in Africa

by Ajibade, Ezekiel A.

How can expository preaching, rooted in a textual analysis of Scripture, be effectively utilized in oral cultures? In Expository Preaching in Africa, Ezekiel A. Ajibade engages this challenge directly, offering practical techniques for integrating African oral elements into preaching that is both biblical and African. Alongside numerous examples and tools, Ajibade provides a rich overview of the nature of orality, the history and development of African preaching, and the reason biblical exposition must be central to gospel proclamation.

 

 

Expository Preaching in Africa

 


Breakfast on the Beach

Breakfast on the Beach

by van der Bijl , Johannes W. H.

Breakfast on the Beach is a harmonized, chronological retelling of the four Gospels that explores Jesus’s fourfold method of discipleship through its impact on his followers, especially Simon Peter. Harnessing the power of story, Johannes brings the gospel to life in new ways, emphasizing the relational nature of faith, discipleship, and what it means to follow Christ – whether in first-century Judea or in our own lives and contexts.

 

 

 


Living Radical Discipleship

by Meitzner Yoder, Laura S. ; Fileta, Jason

John Stott’s legacy of faithful Christian discipleship continues to impact Christians on every continent and in every sphere of life. This book pays homage to that legacy and to Stott’s unwavering commitment to Christ’s transformative Lordship over all facets of existence, especially those we may find particularly convenient to ignore. Living Radical Discipleship calls us to repentance, to recommitment, and to wholehearted discipleship.

 

 

Living Radical Discipleship

 


The Branch Exposition of the Bible, Volume 1

The Branch Exposition of the Bible, Volume 1

by Eaton, Michael A.

A resource for preachers, scholars, and everyday Christians alike, to help open God’s word and shed its light into life, ministry and teaching. Inspired by the words of the great reformer Martin Luther about shaking every branch of Scripture, Michael A. Eaton helps us understand the meaning of the Bible and taste its fruit so that we can meet the resurrected Jesus Christ in the pages of Scripture.

 

 

 


Sarah’s Laughter

by Ramachandra, Vinoth

Ramachandra draws on his distinctive positioning as a Sri Lankan Christian theologian – having lived and ministered in contexts shaped by the destruction of natural disasters and the violence of human evil – to confront the intellectual, moral, and political challenges posed to faith in our increasingly broken world. Sharing his own ongoing journey with suffering and a questing faith, Ramachandra reminds us that lament and joy, faith and protest, clarity and ambiguity, belong together in faithful Christian discipleship.

 

 

Sarah’s Laughter

 


Following Jesus in Turbulent Times

Following Jesus in Turbulent Times

by Kashouh, Hikmat

Using Resurrection Church Beirut’s powerful testimony, Pastor Hikmat Kashouh teaches us how to disciple refugees from Arab contexts. In this book the church has a resource to help love, serve and disciple refugees, equip emerging indigenous leaders and understand discipleship of people from non-Christian backgrounds.

 

 

 


Praying Through the Psalms

by Katanacho, Yohanna

This collection of 150 beautiful and unique prayers, inspired by each of the Psalms and birthed in the same land as Jesus, will help you grow in understanding the struggles of Christians in the Middle East, and deepen your love for God.

 

 

Praying Through the Psalms