A La Carte (January 18)

Today’s Kindle deals include a couple of worthwhile deals. This week’s deal from Westminster Books is the Living Word Bible Studies series. They are helpful guides to various books of the Bible. Pray for Your Church Leaders Please do! Not only do your leaders need your prayer, but it’s your responsibility to pray for them. Christina Fox explains why and how. The Joys of Obligation Melissa Edgington says this well: “a huge part of living the Christian life is just doing the …

A La Carte (January 17)

Today’s Kindle deals include only 4 titles, but each of them is well worth a good look. 10 Things You Should Know About Sanctification Sam Storms: “We all hear a great deal about Christian sanctification, but what precisely is it, and how does it work? Today we look at ten things about this crucial biblical truth.” When You Feel Dead On The Inside “So what do you do when you feel dead on the inside? What do you say to …

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A La Carte (January 16)

Today’s Kindle deals include several titles from Crossway on the subject of family. There’s also a good little Watts biography in there. Are You a Confirmation Bias Christian? Confirmation bias is a powerful force and one that can play a surprisingly prominent role in your life. Not So Golden Globes Writing for WORLD, Cal Thomas reflects on “the astounding arrogance, superiority, and hypocrisy of Hollywood’s elite.” Retirement Stewardship I’ve recently begun reading (and enjoying) Chris Cagle’s Retirement Stewardship blog. He discusses …

Weekend A La Carte (January 14)

Those who pay attention to the Kindle deals won’t find anything new today. Stay tuned on Monday as there are some price drops scheduled for then. In the meantime, here are some articles to read and videos to watch: How Black and White Christians Do Discipleship Differently This is very, very interesting. “When it comes to spiritual formation and discipleship, African American Christians are in it together. Black believers are more likely to position their growth in Christ in the context of community …

A La Carte (January 13)

Today’s Kindle deals include a new book from GLH Publishing that is discounted for the first week or two, as well as a couple of other titles that may be of interest. My productivity course Do More Better is now available as an iOS app. You’ll first need to sign up at Ligonier.org/dmb. Defining Evangelicalism WORLD does a short interview with Darrell Bock where they discuss and define evangelicalism. There are some helpful insights. Secularism, Preaching, and the Challenges of Modernity Al …

A La Carte (January 12)

I wasn’t able to track down any new Kindle Kindle deals today, but I guess you can always catch up on past days! Why the Ark of the Covenant Will Never Be Found Here’s why the Ark of the Covenant will never be found. (Also, the scene from Indiana Jones where they found it and lifted the lid caused me lie awake in fear many nights when I was a child!) Raw Tears and Holy Fury Dai Hankey discusses human trafficking and …

A La Carte (January 11)

Today’s Kindle deals include a couple of books that are ideal for kids. You’ll also find Nancy Pearcey’s Finding Truth at a great price along with a few other choice titles. This week’s deals from Westminster Books focus in on a Christian understanding of culture. Why Do Canadians Say ‘Eh’? I don’t know about you, but I found this fascinating. And, for what it’s worth, I’m pretty sure I almost never say “eh.” Then again, few people know how often they …

A La Carte (January 10)

Today’s Kindle deals include quite a few good books. B&H has many of their Perspectives titles on sale and they are worth checking out. Be sure to also consider Packer’s book on holiness and Matt Papa’s excellent Look and Live. The Dangers of Acting Like You Are Married There are certain dangers in acting married before you’re married. Jordan Standridge outlines some of them here. Believing in the Somehow Here’s a powerful, comforting article from Melissa Edgington. “We heard the unmistakable …

A La Carte (January 9)

Today’s Kindle deals include several good titles from Crossway that will help you better understand the Bible. 5 Things The Seeker Movement Got Right Jared Wilson: “Actually, these are more like five ‘right ideas’ or five ‘right tracks’ the ‘seeker sensitive’ church growth movement started down before it veered hard into a fuller blown consumerism and became the attractional church.” Selective Hearing “Your ears are delicate instruments, fine-tuned to hear a wide range of noises. What keeps them from being …

Weekend A La Carte (January 7)

Today’s Kindle deals include just one new title, but there’s also a link to Amazon’s top picks for each month of 2016; they are all discounted today. Westminster Books also has all kinds of 2016’s best books on sale. Your New Fitbit Won’t Change Your Life We’ve all experienced the letdown of a Fitbit or something like it, haven’t we? “Measurement does not motivate. A reading plan won’t change the heart. These tools are like the Fitbit, a nice way …