A beautiful, original and compelling invitation into the drama, wonder and mystery of the Christmas story. The warm rhythms and fresh directness of Mark Greene’s poems are graced not only by illuminating design and gorgeous illustrations but by reflections that poignantly and powerfully connect the ancient world with our own. Intriguing and uplifting, Adventure makes an exquisite gift for Christmas, an enriching companion for Advent and a source of inspiration in any season.
A perfect gift for a friend or colleague
Looks deeply into the real meaning of Christmas
A lovely thought-provoking devotional for Advent
Great for reading at Carol services or Christmas services
Available in two new colours for you to choose from: red/white and blue/gold.
What people are saying
“Beats any advent calendar! Plenty each day to stir the imagination and point heart and mind to Jesus.”Hugh PalmerRector, All Souls Langham Place.
“Brilliantly written. vivid, creative and beautifully illustrated. A wonderful gift to give someone at Christmas.”The Revd Canon Roger SimpsonArchbishops Evangelist to the North.
“Fashioned with a craftsman's care, and such loving artistry, Mark Greene's poetry always helps me to wonder afresh - which is a gift of such worth at this beautiful (but often broken) time of year. It takes me back to the Source; it bids me: Drink deep.”Brian Draper
“For the jaded soul or the Christmas enthusiast, here's a well-crafted dose of inspiration for this season of the year. Mark Greene has provided a wonderful book of poems, wise reflections, well-chosen graphics, and biblical encouragements! An ideal set of daily readings to provoke thought and nourish worship.”Jonathan LambCEO and minister-at-large, Keswick Ministries
“A stunningly good book! It's both thoughtful and thought-provoking. Mark Greene is a weaver of words with that special gift that stops you in your tracks and makes you take a closer look. This collection of poems explains the heart of the Christmas story and reveals the Truth behind the tinsel.”Rev Ian CoffeyDirector of Leadership Training, Moorlands College
“Mark Greene always makes me think, to look at something afresh as if I was seeing it for the first time. His love of words, pictures and language rings through all his writing. This is a great book to give as a present this Christmas – and to help everyone think about its meaning, as if for the first time.”The Rev Canon Dave RichardsRector, St Paul's and St George's, Edinburgh.
“Creative, punchy and thoughtful. These poems strip away the myths and sentiment to take a fresh look at Christmas. This book is good news for anyone who wants to encounter the real narrative of Christmas again - and for preachers looking for a new angle for the festive season!”John RisbridgerMinister and Team Leader Above Bar Church, Southampton. Chair Keswick Ministries.