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Free Stuff Fridays Updated
July 08, 2016

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is provided by Christian History Institute which also sponsored the blog this week. They have something to give everyone and then a special prize for 5 winners.

For everyone, they offer a free subscription to Christian History Magazine, a full-color, high-quality, quarterly print publication bringing the story of the church to the people of the church. It is available in the USA on a donation basis.

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They also invite you to enter the draw to win one of 5 prize packages. Each package will contain the following 2 DVDs:

  • A pre-release special edition of This Changed Everything: 500 years of Reformation which releases in October. This Changed Everything celebrates the fruits of the Reformation while exploring difficult questions about the cost of division: Could schism have been avoided? Is there hope for reunification? What did Jesus really mean when He prayed for His followers to be “one”? You can learn more about it right here.
  • Torchlighters Martin Luther which releases in August. Share the story of Martin Luther, father of the Reformation, with children through this episode of the Torchlighters! Celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation by learning with Luther that salvation comes by faith. You can learn more about this one here.

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Free Stuff Fridays Updated
July 01, 2016

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Moody who also sponsored this week’s sponsored post. They are giving away a leadership pack of books this week. There will be 5 winners and each of them will receive the following 4 titles:

  • Old Paths, New Power: Awakening Your Church Through Prayer and the Ministry of the Word by Daniel Henderson. From a recovering “leadershipaholic”: our best model is the first one. With all our sleek ministry models, it’s a wonder our churches are declining—until we read Acts 6:4, “But we will give ourselves continually to prayer and the ministry of the word.” After a long, sometimes trying ministry journey, Daniel Henderson was relieved to discover what the apostles knew from the start: The main thing must stay the main thing. It worked in their pagan times, and it will in ours. Old Paths, New Power: Reviving Our Churches through Prayer and the Ministry of the Word calls us back to the tried-and-true: pray and proclaim the word. Our churches don’t need fresh models and fancy things; they need the Holy Spirit, and He rains down when we pray and proclaim the word. Read Old Paths, New Power and follow God’s master plan.
  • Tozer for the Christian Leader by A.W. Tozer and Ron Eggart. “I fear that we shall never see another Tozer. Men like him are not college-bred but Spirit-taught.” (Rev. Leonard Ravenhill) Great leaders are rare. Those who pray fervently, worship fully, and walk in integrity—who see God big and depend on Him humbly—are those trained in the way of power. Such was the case for A. W. Tozer, and Tozer for the Christian Leader shows you what made him exceptional. These reflections, grouped monthly by theme—like prayer, the personal life, and worship—are ideal for any Christian leader. Absorb Tozer’s wisdom. Be marked by his conviction. Let his keen eye for spiritual things cut through pretense and show you truth. Read Tozer for the Christian Leader and discover the beating heart of uncommonly great and godly leadership.
  • After 50 Years of Ministry: 7 Things I’d Do the Same and 7 Things I’d Do Differently by Bob Russell. When Bob Russell became the pastor of Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, it was just 120 people meeting in a basement. When he retired forty years later, it was nearing 20,000. Though his ministry was clearly successful, he’d be the first to tell you it wasn’t perfect. In After 50 Years of Ministry, Bob reflects on the best of what he’s learned (sometimes the hard way) about ministry and leadership. Marked with Bob’s humor and warmth—and packed with great stories and illustrations—After 50 Years of Ministry is sage advice from a man who practiced faith, put his hand to the plow, and saw God work. If you are in leadership of any kind, don’t miss this chance to learn from one of the best.
  • Rare Leadership: 4 Uncommon Habits for Increasing Trust, Joy, and Engagement in the People You Lead by Marcus Warner & Jim Wilder. Revive your leadership. Grow healthy teams. See great results. Healthy teams begin with healthy leaders, and at the heart of this dynamic is emotional maturity—the quality the greatest leaders possess. Combining solid theology, cutting-edge brain science, and decades of counseling and consulting experience, Rare Leadership shows you how to take your leadership and team to the next level.

Moody FSF

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Free Stuff Fridays Updated
June 24, 2016

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by 10ofthose which, as you know, also sponsored the blog this week. They are offering a prize package made up of some of their best products. There will be 5 winners this week and each of them will receive the following:

  • Daily Readings Through All Four Gospels by J.C. Ryle. "This edition of Daily Readings from all Four Gospels is a fresh presentation of Ryle’s classic Daily Readings. This high quality, soft touch, deluxe edition contains all 732 readings from the Ryle’s previous volumes and arranges them for the morning and evening of every day of any year."
  • Everything a Child Should Know About God by Kenneth Taylor. "Help your child discover the wonder of God and His Word! Dr. Kenneth Taylor explains in child–friendly language the essential Bible truths you want your child to know. He tells children about God’s creation of the world, why Jesus came to earth, how the Holy Spirit helps us, and so much more!"
  • Evangelistic Preaching by Roger Carswell. "Clear, faithful proclamation of the gospel is needed more than ever, but the pressures of the age are often causing us to stay silent and withdraw. Roger defines biblical, evangelistic preaching as ‘proclaiming the gospel, to non–Christians, who are listening.’ He then helpfully, unpacks this and walks us through the Bible principles of sharing the good news. This is far from being just a theory book. With stories and examples, Roger applies what the Bible says, helps us think through how it will impact our preparation, prayers and preaching and excites us for what God can do through His word. If you’re a seasoned preacher or just starting out, this book is for you. It will help you think through both your message and method, how truth can be clearly communicated and manifested in love."
  • God and Politics by Mark Dever. "Mark Dever unpacks what the Bible has to say on this topic, and teaches how we can ‘Give back to Caesar what is Caesar’s’ without compromising on what we believe. We’ll see that our duty to God is comprehensive and that there isn’t an area of life that we can separate from His influence. This little book won’t take long to read, but its impact could last a lifetime."
  • Intentional by Paul Williams. "If we’re honest none of us find evangelism easy. We’re told we should do it, we might know that we should be doing it, but the reality is often too scary. Paul Williams is realistic about our fear and guilt, but with gentleness he shows us that the key to banishing our fear isn’t complex and clever answers, but rather to take our friends to the person of Jesus. He gives practical examples of how we can naturally and thoughtfully share how Jesus answers, and is the answer to commonly asked questions. Paul also shares how this simple model has led to greater confidence and joy in his own evangelism. This can be our joy too!"
  • Galatians by Peter Mead. "Be encouraged as Peter Mead takes us through 36 undated devotions; be reminded that Christ is everything, that the gospel is sufficient and that we have all we need for our lives now in Jesus. Helpful reflection questions will allow you to dwell on these great truths throughout the day."

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Free Stuff Fridays Updated
June 17, 2016

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is provided by Ligonier Ministries who also sponsored the blog this week. They are offering 5 prize packages that each include 3 of their great books:

  • Knights MapThe Knight’s Map by R.C. Sproul (Hardcover). "In this allegorical tale, theologian, pastor, and author Dr. R.C. Sproul continues his life’s work of making deep biblical truths clear and understandable to students of all ages. The Knight’s Map is the story of a knight who undertakes a perilous journey full of bad advice and wrong turns. In the end, he must decide whether or not he will trust the map provided by the King. Beautiful, full color illustrations by Richard Lawnes reveal this rich, textured world and discussion questions with Scripture references help parents guide their children into the deeper meaning of the story."
  • The Passionate Preaching of Martyn Lloyd-Jones by Steven Lawson (Hardcover). "From the pulpit at Westminster Chapel in London, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones set a new standard for faithful and passionate preaching, a standard that continues to be relevant today. Lloyd-Jones was a physician by training and had begun a promising career in medicine before sensing an irresistible call to preach. Surrounded by theological liberalism, he began a pulpit ministry that would exert profound influence on both sides of the Atlantic."
  • The Reformation Study Bible (ESV, Hardcover, White), "The Bible is not like any other book because its ultimate Author is God. As the psalmist prayed in Psalm 119:18, 'Open my eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of your law,' the new Reformation Study Bible emphasizes the need for the grace of God to lead out of darkness and into the light of Scripture. The Reformation Study Bible is carefully crafted to offer an unparalleled reading, study, and discipleship experience for every age and stage of the Christian life."

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Free Stuff Fridays Updated
June 10, 2016

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by The Good Book Company who also sponsored the blog this week. They are giving away a set of the God’s Word For You series (11 books in total) to 3 different winners.

God's Word For You is a series of expository guides which walk you through books of the Bible verse-by-verse.

These flexible resources can be used for reading, for feeding and for leading: read them simply as a book; use them to feed on God's word as a daily devotional, complete with reflection questions; or use them as you prepare to lead small-group Bible studies or teach in your church.

Every title is written by a trusted Bible teacher—so you can rely on the God’s Word For You series to give you accurate exposition and insightful application of the text.

The God’s Word For You series continues to grow, but so far it encompasses:

Gods Word For You

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Free Stuff Fridays Updated
May 27, 2016

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Missional Wear which also sponsored the blog this week. They are offering 5 prizes this week with a bonus!

Five winners will receive a $50 Gift Certificate towards any purchase. The bonus is open to everyone and they are giving away a completely FREE sticker, all that you need to do is go and claim it! Adorn your car, computer, or other personal items with this awesome 3 inch outdoor durable vinyl decal featuring John Calvin and Charles Spurgeon. They have 500 of these to send out, so hurry over to Missional Wear before this offer expires! *US addresses only.

CLAIM YOUR FREE STICKER

Father's Day

Skip the neckties and barbecue sets this year and find unique gifts that any Reformed dad or grad will love. Missional Wear offers a large selection of apparel, coffee mugs, pint glasses, posters, and much more. Get $10 off your $50 purchase for a limited time using the code: CHALLIES

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Free Stuff Fridays Updated
May 20, 2016

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Made to Flourish which also sponsored the blog this week. There will be 5 winners this week and each of them will receive a fantastic package of books (and a DVD) related to work, to vocation. Here are the titles:

  • For the Life of the WorldGod at Work by Gene Veith. "Unpacking the Bible’s teaching on work, Veith helps us to see the meaning in our vocations, the force behind our ethics, and the transformative presence of God in our everyday, ordinary lives."
  • Work Matters by Tom Nelson. "Striking a balance between theological depth and practical counsel, Tom Nelson outlines God’s purposes for work in a way that helps us to make the most of our vocation and to join God in his work in the world. Discover a new perspective on work that will transform your workday and make the majority of your waking hours matter, not only now, but for eternity."
  • Flourishing Faith by Chad Brand. "In Flourishing Faith, Dr. Chad Brand examines key issues of the history and theology of political economy: work, wealth, government, and taxation with its various implications. Brand then explores the philosophy of how government relates to political economy and highlights how Baptists have contributed. Insightful, provocative, and generous."
  • The Pastor’s Guide to Fruitful Work and Economic Wisdom by Various. "This Pastor’s Guide lays out a vision for our daily lives. Discipleship is not reserved for Sundays and service projects; it is faithfully lived in everyday actions in jobs, homes, and communities. Pastors, yours is a wonderful and difficult calling. This book is designed to equip you to serve your people in profound and tangible ways."
  • What’s Best Next by Matt Perman. "By anchoring your understanding of productivity in God's purposes and plan, What's Best Next will give you a practical approach for increasing your effectiveness in everything you do."
  • For the Life of the World (DVD resource). "For the Life of the World: Letters to Exiles is an invitation to explore the scandalous and beautiful story of God’s plan for the whole world. It starts with this key question: what is our Salvation FOR? How does it affect every part of our existence?"

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Free Stuff Fridays Updated
May 13, 2016

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Biblical Eldership Resources which also sponsored the blog this week. They are offering 5 prize packages this week, which means there will be 5 winners, each of whom will receive the following three products:

  • Biblical EldershipBiblical Eldership by Alexander Strauch. "With over 200,000 copies in print, this comprehensive look at the role and function of elders brings all the advantages of shared leadership into focus. Beginning with the four broad categories of eldership (leading, feeding, caring, and protecting), Biblical Eldership explores the essential work of elders, their qualifications (including why qualifications are necessary), their relationships with each other, and each of the biblical passages related to eldership. Written for those seeking a clear understanding of the mandate for biblical eldership, this full-length, expository book defines it accurately, practically, and according to Scripture."
  • Biblical Eldership: Study Guide by Alexander Strauch. "Trying to organize a discussion around the complete text of any full-length book can be unwieldy, and Biblical Eldership is no exception. Now, with the help of this discussion guide, the elders at your church can review the principles of the book and personalize them to your setting in a few manageable sessions. By capturing the major points and themes of Biblical Eldership in one-page summaries with discussion questions, the Biblical Eldership Discussion Guide will help you bridge the gap between understanding and application."
  • Christian Maturity: Based on the Qualifications for Elders (includes a self-evaluation and two laminated cards).

I consider Biblical Eldership a must-have resource for pastors and church leaders, so I'm excited to be able to give away these prizes!

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