There are a couple of new Kindle deals for you: Memoirs of an Ordinary Pastor is one of my favorite books from D.A. Carson ($3.99); The Most Misused Verses in the Bible by Eric J. Bargerhuff is well worth the reading as well (free!). You’ll have to get it from the IVP site, but John Stott’s commentary on 2 Timothy is free. And here are a few deals from earlier in the week: United by Trillia Newbell ($2.99); Anxious for Nothing by John MacArthur ($0.99); Alone with God by John MacArthur ($0.99); Rid of My Disgrace by Justin & Lindsey Holcomb ($1.99); Women’s Ministry in the Local Church by Ligon Duncan & Susan Hunt ($3.99); The Scriptures Testify About Me edited by D.A. Carson ($2.99); 12 Challenges Churches Face by Mark Dever ($1.99).
God’s Pursuit of a Bank Robber - Shon Hopwood: “It didn’t take a moment of genius introspection to realize that doing life my way had led to nothing but disaster and destruction. It was the summer of 2009, and I had just completed an almost 11-year sentence in federal prison for my role in five bank robberies I had committed as a foolish young man.”
World Vision’s Flawed Vision - Jesse Johnson says “last weeks gay-marriage flop-flip with World Vision did not come out of left field. But this was a schism that was a long time coming, and illustrates a profound danger inherent in mercy ministries that are not built upon a theological foundation.”
6 Lessons in Good Listening - “Listening is one of the easiest things you’ll ever do, and one of the hardest.” Yup. Here are some good tips on doing it better.
Till Conscious Uncoupling do us Part - Mary Kassian takes on the new term “conscious uncoupling” which is Newspeak for “divorce.”
Logos March Madness - Logos users will want to check out their March Madness sale where you can get 75% off books by D.A. Carson. There are lots of other good deals. All readers will want to consider Kevin DeYoung’s new book Taking God at His Word which is on sale at Westminster Books.
Noah: A No Holds Barred Review - If you want to know what the Noah movie is really all about, here’s a long, no holds barred review.
If you will bear the cross, it will bear you. —Robert Murray M’Cheyne