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January 31, 2014

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Christian Focus. They have lots of brand new books to begin the new year and they’d love to give some of them away. They have 5 prize packages ready to ship anywhere in the world. Each of those 5 prizes contains a copy of these books:

  • Not AtheistThe Atheist - Why I Am Not An Atheist. Eleven Christians—including a biologist, a psychiatrist, a journalist, and a debater—came on 11 different paths to God. How and why? This compilation of their answers and experiences is a personal take on apologetics that was written in response to Bertrand Russell’s Why I Am Not A Christian. “Read it, pass it on - then get more copies and repeat the process!” (John Blanchard, Internationally known Christian preacher, teacher, apologist and author)
  • ObsessionThe Undecided – Magnificent Obsession. Magnificent Obsession was written to present Jesus Christ to those who don’t have enough information to have faith in Him. Robertson shows us why Jesus is God and is great in response to the shout of God is not Great by the late Christopher Hitchens. “David Robertson’s letters are engaging and insightful. In these chapters a portrait of Jesus emerges that is attractive and compelling. This book is useful no matter what your experience and where you stand on matters of faith.” (Tim Keller, Senior Pastor, Redeemer Presbyterian Church, New York City, New York)
  • Tough Questions BeekeThe Questioning Child – Tough Questions. Children from a variety of backgrounds have come up with questions, and Joel Beeke has done his best to answer them with the light of God’s Word. These are real questions from real children in real life situations - and a real pastor with a genuine concern for their souls takes them to the Gospel and the one true God. “Kids ask the toughest questions and who hasn’t been caught wondering how to answer? I can think of no one better to answer the toughest of questions than Joel Beeke. Thoughtfully written, pastorally sensitive, Biblically-based, Gospel-centred, Christ-exalting material of the best sort.” (Derek Thomas, Senior Minister of Preaching and Teaching, First Presbyterian Church, Columbia, South Carolina)
  • top 100 QuestionsThe  Curious College Student – Top 100 Questions Remix. Richard Bewes, a preacher, pastor, broadcaster, hymn-writer, and Christian communicator, has faced tricky questions about his faith on an almost daily basis. This book is an adaption of his Top 100 Questions that has been “remixed” by Ian Thomson for the young adult who is looking for answers to the questions that are important today.
  • You AskedThe Inquisitive Teenager – You Asked. William Edgar takes a selection of questions that are often asked by young adults and he gives a straightforward, down-to-earth answer with Biblical knowledge and common-sense. The twenty-four questions include: “Can we trust the Bible?,” “What about love and sex?,” “Does God love gay people?,” and “When will the world end”? “Bill Edgar is a listening and deeply respectful Christian whose presence brings others (and especially young people) immediately into the circle of his life-long friends. I suspect that You Asked will add to that circle every teenager who reads it!” (Sinclair B. Ferguson, Associate Preacher, St Peter’s Free Church, Dundee)

Again, there are 5 prize packages to win. And all you need to do to enter the draw is to drop your name and email address in the form below.

Giveaway Rules: You may enter one time. As soon as the winners have been chosen, all names and addresses will be immediately and permanently erased. Winners will be notified by email. The giveaway closes Saturday at noon.

January 24, 2014

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by 10ofThose. 10ofThose exists to To support Christian mission through the provision of quality Christian resources. They produce small but excellent books and try to provide them to churches at the lowest possible prices. Today they are giving away 5 prize packages, and each will consist of 5 of their books:

  • True FriendshipTrue Friendship by Vaughan Roberts. “In a culture where online communications and communities can be set up in seconds, it is striking that loneliness is still rampant. Even in the church, a place where we might hope for an oasis of love and acceptance, we can find interactions awkward and superficial. It’s for this reason that Vaughan Roberts takes us back to the Bible, and challenges us to consider our need for true friendship. He’s both honest and clear in his approach as he shows us that knowing and being known by God is the hope we need to begin to deal with the sickness of our ‘self–love’ society.”
  • The Freedom of Self Forgetfulness by Tim Keller. “In this short and punchy book, best–selling author Timothy Keller, shows that gospel–humility means we can stop connecting every experience, every conversation with ourselves and can thus be free from self–condemnation. A truly gospel–humble person is not a self–hating person or a self–loving person, but a self–forgetful person. This freedom can be yours…”
  • Will you be My Facebook Friend? by Tim Chester. “In just a few years, Facebook has gone from nothing to a major feature of modern life. There are over 500 million users, half of whom use it on any given day. There is much that is good about this…social networking brings many benefits…but what about the dangers? Image, identity, idolatry and self–promotion are just some of the challenges that social networking can present. Dr Tim Chester looks at these issues pastorally and biblically, in his usual clear and candid manner. He asks pertinent questions to help us tackle them head on.”
  • Old Wives Tales by Clare Heath–Whyte. “In the eighteenth century God used men such as John and Charles Wesley, George Whitefield and Jonathan Edwards to bring spiritual revival to both Britain and America – but what about the women in their lives? What was it like to live and work with such dynamic and demanding men? While looking through the lens of history, Clare Heath–Whyte draws out lessons for today, via the honest portraits of these seven unique women.”
  • The Everyday Gospel by Tim Chester. “It can sometimes be difficult to see the link between our Sunday worship and the Monday morning grind. So how can our relationship with Jesus impact how we live and serve in our daily lives? Tim Chester unpacks how we can relate the Holy to the everyday. He explores how seemingly inconsequential tasks can point us to Jesus.”

Giveaway Rules: You may enter one time. As soon as the winners have been chosen, all names and addresses will be immediately and permanently erased. Winners will be notified by email. The giveaway closes Saturday at noon.

January 17, 2014

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by New Growth Press. New Growth Press “publishes gospel-centered and Bible-based materials that empower individuals, families, and churches to grow in their love for God, their love for others, and their ability to bring healing and hope to the world.” They are giving away 5 prize packages this week, and each of those winners will receive a copy of these 3 books:

  • Get RealReformed Means Missional: Following Jesus Into the World edited by Samuel Logan. “Christians are not on a mission for God; his church is on his mission - the mission of bringing the grace of Christ to sinners; the mission of bringing the whole world into obedience to Christ; and the mission of covering the earth with the knowledge of the glory of God in Christ Jesus. Being on God’s mission means following Jesus into the darkest places of the world to bring the good news of the total redeeming work of Christ.”
  • Get Real: Sharing Your Everyday Faith Every Day by John S. Leonard. “Instead of an awkward experience, sharing your faith can be a simple, everyday part of life. As you grow in your love for Jesus, sharing him with others will overflow into every conversation. Casual interactions will turn into significant moments that bring the gospel into all your relationships.”
  • CrossTalk: Where Life and Scripture Meet by Michael Emlet. “Michael R. Emlet gives you the tools to connect the Bible to your life and to the lives of your family, friends, neighbors, and coworkers. You will learn to understand people and God’s Word in ways that promote gospel-centered, rich conversations that help you and those you know grow in love for God and others. This book will make the whole Bible come alive to you. Instead of platitudes, you can offer a cup of living water to those who are struggling in this broken world.”

Giveaway Rules: You may enter one time. As soon as the winners have been chosen, all names and addresses will be immediately and permanently erased. Winners will be notified by email. The giveaway closes Saturday at noon.

January 10, 2014

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by NeuYear, a once-per-year sponsor of these giveaways. NeuYear is a beautiful full-year wall calendar that I came across a couple of years ago; I’ve had one on my wall ever since. It comes in two versions, uncoated (i.e. paper) and dry-erase and is double-sided, portrait on one side and landscape on the other. I’m giving away 20 of them today and winners will be able to choose whichever version they prefer. Just sign up below and you’ll be entered in the draw.

NeuYearHere are some of its best features:

  • It’s BIG. 27” x 39” - It shows you the whole year at once. You can layout your goals for the year, set future deadlines, and clearly see the passing of time. Also, it has bigger squares so you can write more.
  • NO GAPS. Unlike other calendars, this one has no space between months. The philosophy here is that the week is the currency we think in, so this calendar focuses on presenting 52 weeks, rather than 12 months.
  • It’s BEAUTIFUL. It combines functional features with brilliant aesthetics.
  • TWO IN ONE. Not only all this, but it’s 2 calendars in 1! It has a horizontal orientation that fits perfectly above your desk, or you can flip it over for a vertical orientation that fits perfectly on your door.

Giveaway Rules: You may enter one time. As soon as the winners have been chosen, all names and addresses will be immediately and permanently erased. Winners will be notified by email. The giveaway closes Saturday at noon.

January 03, 2014

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by CBD Reformed. As they always do, they are giving away five great prize packages this week. Each of the five winners will receive the following books:

  • Strange FireStrange Fire: The Danger of Offending the Holy Spirit with Counterfeit Worship by John MacArthur - Retail price $22.99
  • ESV One Year Bible - Retail Price $18.99
  • Disciplines of a Godly Man by R. Kent Hughes – Retail Price $15.99

In addition, CBD Reformed is offering a 4-day sale (January 3 - 6) on the following three products:

Giveaway Rules: You may enter one time. As soon as the winners have been chosen, all names and addresses will be immediately and permanently erased. Winners will be notified by email. The giveaway closes Saturday at noon.

December 27, 2013

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by a new sponsor, but one you may know about. Adam4d.com is one of my favorite web comics. I especially appreciate the comic when he describes those universal Christian experiences (e.g. The Prayer Fairy) or really rotten theology (e.g. Trust Your Heart, Sweetie). Adam4d recently began selling some of his comics as prints and today I’m giving away a few of them.

There will be five winners this week, and each winner will be able to choose one of those prints to receive:

Adam4d

Giveaway Rules: You may enter one time. As soon as the winners have been chosen, all names and addresses will be immediately and permanently erased. Winners will be notified by email. The giveaway closes Saturday at noon.

December 20, 2013

Light in the DarknessThis week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by a new sponsor around these parts: ProChurch. They are giving away 3 prizes this week, and each prize will be a Premier Package for their film, Light in the Darknessa documentary film featuring real people and stories from the country of India.

Shot on location in India, Light in the Darkness is a film that presents the hardships of finding the one true God among thousands of false idols. The story centers around a young man named Das, a Christian who abandoned the traditions of his country to follow the truths of Christ. His commitment to Christ has led him to ardently spread the Gospel to his family, his friends, and his community.

Although the film is set in a foreign land, its message relates to Christians anywhere in the world. The film shows us that even amidst the darkness of persecution and trial, the light of Christ will never burn out. It grows brighter as the flame spreads through the hearts of the people. Das shows us that to change our world, it simply takes an ordinary person following an extraordinary God.

The Premier Kit includes Premiere Kit Box; 200 Tickets; 5 Large Posters; and a DVD for Large Viewing. And again, there are 3 of those kits to win this week.

Giveaway Rules: You may enter one time. As soon as the winners have been chosen, all names and addresses will be immediately and permanently erased. Winners will be notified by email. The giveaway closes Saturday at noon.

December 13, 2013

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by CBD Reformed. As they always do, they are giving away five great prizes. Each of the five winners will receive the following books:

  • New Testament Commentary Survey by D. A. Carson - Retail price $16.99
  • ESV Compact Bible, Imitation Leather - Retail Price $22.99
  • Chosen By God by R.C. Sproul – Retail Price $9.99

In addition, CBD Reformed is offering a 4-day sale (December 13 -16) on the following three products:

Giveaway Rules: You may enter one time. As soon as the winners have been chosen, all names and addresses will be immediately and permanently erased. Winners will be notified by email. The giveaway closes Saturday at noon.

December 06, 2013

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by our friends at Reformation Heritage Books. They are providing some great prize packages this week. There will be 5 winners, and each of the 5 winners will receive these 6 books:

  • SeasonsSeasons of the Heart: A Year of Devotions from One Generation of Women to Another, edit by Donna Kelderman. “A queen, an educator, a missionary, a pastor’s wife. Some of them single, some married, some widowed, some mothers. All of them, like women today, knew the joys and heartaches of life. But the bond that drew this generation of women together—and connects them to women today—was their heart for God and devotion to Christ. In this year’s worth of devotions, you will find spiritual insights from godly women of the past who, like us, struggled with sin, loneliness, and disappointments yet rejoiced in God’s love, mercy, grace, and providential blessings. Join them in the various seasons of their hearts and find timeless encouragement and wisdom from one generation of women to another.” (read more)
  • Why Christ Came: 31 Meditations on the Incarnation, edited by Joel Beeke & William Boekestein. “When thinking about Christ’s birth, we often focus our attention on Luke’s detailed gospel account. But to appreciate the main point of the story—that the eternal Son of God assumed our flesh-and-blood human nature—we need to learn from the rest of the Bible why Christ came to earth. Why did Christ come? In this book, thirty-one thoughtful meditations answer this vital question, and the answers encourage us to celebrate Christ’s birth more deeply, see more clearly how it is connected with the rest of His ministry, and recognize its importance for our lives.” (read more)
  • Life in JesusLife in Jesus: A Memoir of Mary Winslow, edited by Octavius Winslow. “Throughout her checkered life, Mary Winslow experienced much joy and sorrow…In Mary Winslow’s Letters, her heart is revealed and profound spiritual lessons are communicated…Mary Winslow’s letters are a veritable treasure of experimental and practical divinity. Living, vital Christianity is here set out before us in undeniable reality, flowing out of the resurrected Christ. In these pages, we learn, in her own words and by her example, how to ‘deal unceasingly with God as God deals unweariedly with us.” The last chapter alone, covering the final days of her earthly pilgrimage, is well worth the price of the entire book.” (read more)
  • The Holy Spirit and Reformed Spirituality, edited by Joel R. Beeke & Derek W. Thomas. “How does God bring His Word into our lives? The answer is: by the Holy Spirit. By the Spirit the Word was revealed and written. By the Spirit the Word became flesh and dwelt among us. By the Spirit the Word roots itself in the hearts of sinners and produces fruit. Calvin recognized long ago that the Holy Spirit is the bond of union between believers and Christ. Jonathan Edwards said that the Spirit is the sum of all Christ bought for His people with His precious blood. How precious then is the Spirit, and how important to know Him and His ways! In this book, a team of pastor-theologians uncover the rich biblical teachings about the work of the Holy Spirit. How was the Spirit involved in the human life of Jesus Christ? What is a spiritual person? How does the Spirit open the mind of sinners to trust in Christ? What does it mean to serve God in the power of the Spirit? How does the Spirit’s sovereign work relate to our responsibility in evangelism? These questions and more are addressed in this book.” (read more)
  • Gospel MysteryThe Gospel Mystery of Sanctification by Walter Marshall. “The Gospel Mystery of Sanctification presents the culmination of Puritan thought on living the Christian life. Combining doctrinal precision and pastoral sensitivity, Walter Marshall shows how sanctification is essential to spiritual life, dependent on spiritual union with Jesus Christ, and inseparable—though distinct— from justification. He shows how holiness involves both the mind and the soul of the believer and that it is the aim of the Christian life. It is no wonder that this book has been reprinted many times throughout the years and received such high praise from leading ministers of the gospel.” (read more)
  • Memoirs of the Way Home: Ezra and Nehemiah as a call to Conversion by Gerald Bilkes. “Author Gerald Bilkes explains that in the books of Ezra and Nehemiah, we have two first-person accounts, or memoirs, of Israel’s return from exile to the Promised Land. In this winsome Bible study, with questions for individual or group reflection at the end of each chapter, the author introduces readers to the lesser-known Old Testament books of Ezra and Nehemiah and helps us understand that these are not the records of historic feats but rather the confessions of a humble prodigal on a profoundly spiritual journey home. With pastoral warmth, Bilkes demonstrates these biblical memoirs’ relevance for us today as they challenge us to consider whether we are in the far country or, by grace, on our way back home to God.” (read more)

Giveaway Rules: You may enter one time. As soon as the winners have been chosen, all names and addresses will be immediately and permanently erased. Winners will be notified by email. The giveaway closes Saturday at noon.

November 29, 2013

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by our friends at CBD Reformed. As they always do, they are giving away 5 prizes, each of which will contain 3 great books:

  • The Westminster Handbook to Theologies of the Reformation by R. Ward Holder - Retail price $30.00
  • Tulip: The Five Points of Calvinism in the Light of Scripture by Duane Edward Spencer - Retail Price $11.99
  • The Unquenchable Flame: Discovering the Heart of the Reformation by Michael Reeves – Retail Price $14.99

In addition, CBD Reformed is offering a 4-day sale (November 29 - December 2) on the following three products:

Giveaway Rules: You may enter one time. As soon as the winners have been chosen, all names and addresses will be immediately and permanently erased. Winners will be notified by email. The giveaway closes Saturday at noon.

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