Christ, the Cross and the Concrete Jungle – John Caldwell – A Review.

Published by EP books – 2014.  115 pages
 John Caldwell is a teacher on the Isle of Skye and a ministry assistant for Bracadale and Portree Free Church congregations.   This small book is  his testimony. Brought up in a typical West of Scotland housing scheme, John’s story is, as the blurb at the back of the book says, “the story of a young man’s deliverance from a lifestyle of desperation and delinquency to a new life of freedom and hope”. You  might have the feeling that having read one  ‘rags to  spiritual riches’ story, you have read them all.  There is a certain degree of cynicism that creeps in. However I loved this wee book.  I would put it on a par with Mez McConnell’s  Is there anybody out there?.   Both are books which illustrate graphically both the desperate need that exist in our poorest housing schemes…

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