John Stott, The Birds our Teachers (Candle Books, 1999

David Boag, Birds of the Air (Lion Publishing, 1995))

Selwyn Hughes, The Divine Eagle (CWR, 1988)


Christine Cartwright, Glory Unveiled (Glory Unveiled Publications, 2009)

John Woolmer, The Grand Surprise –Butterflies and the Kingdom of God (Lion Hudson, 2004)

Garden and Gardening

Rachel Woods, Into the Garden – cultivation as a tool for spiritual formation and community renewal, Grove Books 2016

Mollie Robinson, The garden as window on the Spirit (Retreats No. 193, The Retreat Association 2014)

Brigid Boardman & Philip Jebb, In a Quiet Garden (Downside Abbey Books, 2000)

Sara Covin Juengst, Like a Garden –A Biblical Spirituality of Growth (Westminster John Knox Press, 1996)

Christopher Milne, The Open Garden (Methuen London Ltd.,1988)

Nigel Hepper, Planting a Bible Garden (HMSO, 1987)

Phillip Keller, A Gardener looks at the Fruit of the Spirit (Marshall Pickering, 1979

Phillip Keller, As a Tree Grows (Word (UK) Ltd. 1966

Outdoor Church

Rev Dr Sally Welch, Outdoor Church (BRF 2016)


Ruth Buckley, 10 Tales Jesus Told, (Thankful Books 2010)

Joyce Huggett, Hearing Jesus (Eagle, 1996)

Herbert Lockyer, All the Parables of the Bible ( Zondervan, 1963)

G.H.Lang, Pictures and Parables (The Paternoster Press, 1955)

Ellen G. White, Christ’s Object Lessons (The Gresham Press 1900)

Mrs Alfred Gatty, Parables from Nature (London George Newnes Ltd., 1899)

Psalm 23 and Shepherding

Suzanne Davenport Tietjen, The Sheep of His Hand, (Monarch Books, 2009)

Janet Goodall, The Shepherd is my Lord (Christian Medical Fellowship, 2007)

Phillip Keller, A Shepherd looks at the Lamb of God (Pickering and Inglis, 1983)

Phillip Keller, A Shepherd looks at the Good Shepherd (Pickering and Inglis, 1979)

Phillip Keller, A Shepherd looks at the 23rd Psalm (Pickering and Inglis, 1976)

Seasonal living

Ann Persson, Time for Reflection (BRF, 2011)

Jeannette Barwick & Beverley Shepherd, Seasons of the Spirit (CWR, 2004)

The Vine

Wayne Jacobsen, In Season (Trailview Media, 2011)

Tony Horsfall, A Fruitful Life (The Bible Reading Fellowship, 2006)

Andrew Murray, The True Vine (Rickford’s Hill Publishing Ltd., 2003)

Bruce Wilkinson, Secrets of the Vine (Multnomah Publishers, 2001)

Robert Scott Stiner, Lessons from a Venetian Vinedresser (Bridge-Logos, 2001)

Colin Urquhart, My Father is the Gardener (Hodder and Stoughton, 1977)

Andrew Murray, Abide in Christ (Lakeland, 1968)

Selwyn Hughes, The Divine Gardener (CWR, 2001)