Claire Povey - Beyond Beans on Toast: Packed with recipes, Tips and Stories to Help You Survive at Uni
£4.99 - discounts for bulk orders from 10 Publishing; ISBN: 9781910587072; 53 pages
If you remember that Scripture Union booklet It’s Your Move, designed to give to those heading off to High School, you might be interested in Beyond Beans on Toast. It is produced by Festive, a Christian organisation dedicated to working with Sixth-Formers.
The book is beautifully produced and has been put together with creativity and imagination. It is a practical nuts and bolts introduction to university life, rolled into an economical recipe book, rolled into an evangelistic booklet.
The brief stories of students interspersed between the Uni tips and recipes provide snapshots of how a range of students have encountered Jesus at university. Beyond Beans on Toast is designed to be given to Sixth-formers as they prepare to go off to University. I am sure that prospective students would be delighted to get this as a gift.
The reduced rates for multiple copies would make this an affordable way of reaching out to our local Sixth Forms and Colleges of Further Education. How about offering one of these to everyone in your town going to university this autumn?
John Woods is pastor of Lancing Tabernacle in West Sussex