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Friday Features: How I learn so much from Ed Hird’s books (guest blog by author Janis Cox)


Friday Features: How I learn so much from Ed Hird’s books

Friday Features: How I learn so much from Ed Hird’s books

Battle for the Soul of Canada front cover

A few years back I had the pleasure to have dinner with Ed Hird and Janet Sketchley before we attended The Word Guild Awards. Ed had just written Battle for the Soul of Canada, based on Timothy. As he talked about his book I got more and more animated and excited. After the awards and the Write!Canada Conference I went home, read through his book and decided to write a Bible Study based on some of the chapters. It amazed me how quickly the appropriate Scriptures for each section came to me, and how the questions made sense. The Bible Study is available for free by emailing Janis – in PDF, mobi and epub.

REstoring Health ed hird cover

Ed now has his second book out Restoring Health – Mind, Body and Spirit. This book is based on Titus. Once again as I read his book I become excited. It is packed full of information and practical suggestions of how to become healthy leaders. I am using my SIMPLE method of study for each of the verses, and then reading what Ed has to say. My excitement is growing. Maybe I will ask if I can do another Bible study based on his book?

Two books – awesome reading. I urge you to check out both of these wonderful spirit-filled books.


Learn much through two books by @edhird – Battle for the Soul of Canada and Restoring Health (click to tweet).


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Endorsement by Rev. Dr. Roger Radley of the Restoring Health ‘ parable’

Pastor Roger RadleyThe book Restoring Health: body, mind and spirit is an altogether useful and wonder-filled “parable” for living ministry that you have otherwise clearly structured and delightfully (though at times painfully because of your faithful journey) put forth more as a tool of living ministry than a glimpse through Titus.  Titus in this work becomes true “contact lenses” for healthy, relational, biblical and Spirit Filled ministry.

All in all, this is a delightful “must have”, “must read” and “must share” – journey in which no one can remain passive.

 The Rev. Dr. Roger Radley

Mountain’s Edge Anglican Church

Mail: 10373 Missoula Court

Las Vegas NV 89178


Pastor’s email: rogerjanradley@gmail.com

Pastor cell: 760-989-0006

Pastor’s desk: 702-848-1787

Church: 702-629-6227

Pastoral Team Leader: Rev. Dr. Roger Jan Radley

*Roger, priest in The Anglican Mission Society is currently “working the streets” of Las Vegas NV in a ministry called to raise up and sustain leaders who share “the unconditional love” of Jesus Christ.  As a pastor, writer, speaker, teacher, editor Roger has been published by Harper, Fortress, Doubleday, Paulist Press, Pilgrim Press, Bear & Company, Pflaum, Changing Times, etc.   His “accidentally” groundbreaking doctoral dissertation (published in 1989) AIDS Caregiving {Contextualizing Pastoral Caregiving to Persons Affected by AIDSResponse to the Pastoral Situation} became the basis of intentional studies into the nature of caregiving and ministry as lifestyle of restoration and renewal. The emphasis of his studies of caregivers who did not “burn out” , pointed to the characteristic behaviors of spirit, mind and body which Dr. Hird so delightfully demonstrates through the “Titus lens.”

Roger’s Ph.D. concentration Religious Studies with emphasis in Pastoral Counselling.

 *Mountain’s Edge Church of The Anglican Mission ministers within the edge of two mountains–that of God (Spring-McCullough-Sunrise-Sheep Ranges) and that of man (Luxor Resort, “the Strip” etc.).  We ask your financial support that we continue in faith so we may “say to this mountain ‘move from here to there’ and it will move for nothing will be impossible” Matthew 17:20 (esv)

-The sequel book Restoring Health: body, mind and spirit is available online with Amazon.com in both paperback and ebook form. In Canada, Amazon.ca has the book available in paperback and ebook. It is also posted on Amazon UK (paperback and ebook ), Amazon France (paperback and ebook), and Amazon Germany (paperback and ebook).

Restoring Health is also available online on Barnes and Noble in both paperback and Nook/ebook form.  Nook gives a sample of the book to read online.

Indigo also offers the paperback and the Kobo ebook version.  You can also obtain it through ITunes as an IBook.

To receive a signed copy within North America, just send a $20 cheque (USD/CAN) to ED HIRD, 1008- 555 West 28th Street, North Vancouver, BC, V7N 2J7, Canada.

– In order to obtain a signed copy of the prequel book Battle for the Soul of Canada, please send a $18.50 cheque to ‘Ed Hird’, #1008-555 West 28th Street, North Vancouver, BC V7N 2J7. For mailing the book to the USA, please send $20.00 USD.  This can also be done by PAYPAL using the e-mail ed_hird@telus.net . Be sure to list your mailing address. The Battle for the Soul of Canada e-book can be obtained for $9.99 CDN/USD.

-Click to download a complimentary PDF copy of the Battle for the Soul study guide :  Seeking God’s Solution for a Spirit-Filled Canada

You can also download the complimentary Leader’s Guide PDF: Battle for the Soul Leaders Guide