I remain on vacation this week, and am enjoying all the unwinding—the time with family and the time with some good books (Let’s be honest—a lot of good books.) While I get back to it, here are some new Kindle deals for you: The Storytelling God by Jared Wilson ($0.99); Peacemaking Women by Tara Barthel & Judy Dabler ($2.99); The Great Evangelical Recession by John Dickerson ($1.99); How to Preach Without Notes by Charles Koller ($1.99).
Too Hot for Google - You may have heard that Google is no longer allowing advertisements for porn sites. This article explains why. (It’s important to note that Google search results will still find porn—it’s merely advertising that they aren’t allowing.)
Three Ways to Help - Tony Payne tells you three ways that the excellent Two Ways to Live outline of the gospel can be helpful to you.
What’s All This “Gospel-Centered” Talk About? - Dane Ortlund offers an explanation (and a helpful example) of what all this “gospel-centered” talk is all about.
8 Ways to Beat Temptation - Mark Altrogge offers 8 ways to beat temptation.
The Pastor’s Kid: My Happy Childhood - I really enjoyed reading this article from a pastor’s kid who says, “I would go so far as to say that being born the son of a pastor is one of the greatest gifts that God has ever given me.”
15 Benefits of the Word of God - If you are wondering how to come to God’s Word today, or you’re feeling like you can’t be bothered, here are some things to consider.
If God were not my friend, Satan would not be so much my enemy. —Thomas Brooks