I am involved in a combined church ministry called Five Islands Christian Ministries (www.5icm.org.au) which works to promote church unity in the Illawarra area of Australia. I worked as an electrical engineer and project manager in public works and study theology in retirement.
The Prayer Mission is a short book about Christian prayer that surveys the many biblical passages about prayer to arrive at the conclusion that prayer is not an optional extra to the Christian life, but is an integral part of the Christian’s mission in life. Topics covered include the different types of prayer, subjects for prayer, dealing with unanswered prayer, and the life of prayer.
The narrator, Albert Steinberger, author of field guides for bird watching, here turns his expertise to God observation with hilarious results. Albert consults a team of experts to help him with his quest. To ensure no readers are offended, Albert makes no reference to any particular religion, personage or sacred book. Novice and experienced God watchers will find helpful insights here.
“One in Christ” is a series of six Bible Studies prepared by Derek Thompson. The studies are aimed at showing that church unity is very much the teaching of Scripture. Also included are two articles by Raymond Williamson to assist group leaders in understanding some of the basic issues in ecumenism.
The 8th edition has improved readability. The book looks at Christianity and life from God's perspective, through God's glasses. This is a fresh view of how we can relate to God, one that is more relevant to the modern reader.