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A La Carte (March 1)
March 01, 2016
Today’s Kindle deals include Is Hell for Real or Does Everyone Go To Heaven? by Mohler, Keller, and others ($1.99); Biblical Words and Their Meaning by Moises Silva ($1.99); Surprised by Oxford by Carolyn Weber ($0.99); John Calvin’s Sermons on 1 Timothy ($2.99); Church History in Plain Language by Bruce Shelley ($3.99); The QuickNotes Dictionary of Bible Places ($2.99); The MacArthur Topical Bible ($3.99). Amazon has a new list of monthly deals that cross all genres and may be worth looking over.
This month’s Logos deal is 101 of John Piper’s Look at the Book videos completely free. You can add Finish the Mission for $1.99 and enter to win a whole Piper collection. Also, last Friday Lexham Press released a new book called Church History for Modern Ministry. You can check it out here; if you want to buy it, click this link and you’ll get it for just $5.99.
Christian Audio’s free book this month of Jen Pollock Michel’s Teach Us to Want.
I think you will appreciate this one, a lesson on reconciliation drawn out of the narrative of Joseph and his brothers.
Bifrost Arts has a new album out that features songs of lament. You can listen to it at all at Bandcamp.
You can identify with this, I’m sure: “I find myself feeling Eeyore-like with a black cloud over my head and a target on my back. My already full plate doesn’t seem able to hold anything else and I’m speeding down the slippery slope of self-pity. At the same time, I’m exasperated with myself for my despondency.”
There’s something mesmerizing about this very long marble race.
New from our Visual Theology shop is an infographic on putting off and putting on. You can get the high-resolution digital download for just $1.99!
This Day in 1942. 74 years ago today, Kent Hughes was born. Happy Birthday to you, Kent!
ZION 8K (and I confess, I have no idea what 8K signifies) is the latest video in a great project titled More Than Just Parks.
“Why attend a ‘brick and mortar’ institution? Why walk away from the benefits and discounts offered by online education? Because those discounts come with a cost—a savings accomplished by gutting education of its heart and soul—the relationship between teacher and student, in which not merely information, but a way of life is imparted through an ongoing relationship.”
God intends to use human prayers to accomplish his most ultimate and universal purposes. —John Piper