Muddy Pearl is an independent publisher based in Edinburgh. We specialise in books that help people explore issues of spirituality and prayer, international and social justice, health and lifestyle from a faith perspective. Established in 2013 in Edinburgh by Richard and Stephanie Heald, our editorial policy is to invest in developing new authors who have deep insights into life or a valuable story to share. We try to produce our books to the highest standard, drawing wherever possible on the traditional skills and resources available in Scotland.
Weaving together stories of individuals, movements and moments he has encountered travelling across the world, Johannes Hartl invites you to join him on the incredible adventure of discovering the true heart of prayer. Inspiration and challenge for those who want to catch fire for a life of prayer themselves.
Grant Smith is not a visionary, he's a problem solver. When confronted with the poverty he witnessed in Africa, he did the only thing he knew how - business. Both humorous and realistic, Smith tells of his successes and failures with diverse projects, challenging us to consider how we might use the resources we have been given to change lives.
When 24-7 Prayer leader and young pastor Alain Emerson lost his twenty-three-year-old wife to cancer, his once firm faith seemed to crumble. In this profound exploration of loss, Alain walks through the stages of grief and shock, choosing to lean into the pain. In facing God with his disappointment, he emerges with a stronger and deeper faith.
A moving, inspiring poem about just how amazing Jesus is - the perfect devotional for mediating on Jesus and a wonderful gift to help others encounter him too. Illustrated with the author's own photographs, which position amazing truths in a contemporary setting and drive their message home all the more.
A refreshingly clear and profound discussion of a character trait with which many of us struggle. RT Kendall explains that God does not call us to suppress all ambition, and that our God-given drives can even motivate us to do his will. But our efforts and goals must become God-oriented, so that a love for the glory of God eclipses all.
Communications technologies open up endless wonderful possibilities as well as many that are more sinister. Ultimately, the reality is that either we will master them or they will master us. A valuable book that unpacks the practical and spiritual significance of our technological choices in a way that aligns with our faith.
Every night for seven years, Brian and Tracy Heasley walked and prayed through Ibiza's streets, chatting to clubbers, caring for those in danger, helping them home, befriending bar owners and prostitutes. Their remarkable story will inspire you to persist in prayer, giving practical and creative ways to show God's love in your own community.
Married life is full of trials and blessings, no matter what season of marriage you are in. Katharine Hill offers her wisdom and practical guidance in stories, bite-sized chapters, and with hilarious cartoons, to give encouragement to those who want the very best for their marriage in every season.
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