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Free Stuff Fridays
December 11, 2015

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by CBD Reformed. And, as always, they are giving away some good prize packages. There will be 5 winners this week and each of the winners will receive the following 3 books:

  • Praying the Bible Praying the Bible by Donald Whitney. "Ever feel 'stuck' when you try to talk to the Lord? Learn to pray the Scriptures and you'll never be lost for words again! In this practical guide, the best-selling author of Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life shows you how to pray through portions of God's Word, letting it shape your thoughts and petitions."
  • Found in Him: The Joy of the Incarnation and Our Union with Christ by Elyse Fitzpatrick. "Embark on a journey of discovery and joy as you explore the wonder of the incarnation and our unbreakable connection to Christ. Examining the Bible's use of marriage as a metaphor for the relationship believers enjoy with the Savior, Fitzpatrick offers easy-to-understand insights on the doctrines of Jesus' death, resurrection, and ascension."
  • The Shepherd Leader at Home: Knowing, Leading, Protecting, and Providing for Your Family by Timothy Witmer. "Many of the problems in the church can be traced to problems in the families - families that are like sheep without a shepherd. In The Shepherd Leader at Home, Timothy Witmer applies a biblical framework to the husband and father's leadership in the home. He introduces four categories of shepherding: knowing, feeding, leading, and protecting. Targeting men who want to shepherd their families well, Witmer offers biblical counsel and practical direction that is sure to resonate and make a difference in families today."

In addition, CBD Reformed is offering a 4-day sale (December 11 - 14) on the following three products:

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Free Stuff Fridays
December 04, 2015

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 several 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; they will be the dry-erase, Monday-first variation. Just sign up below and you'll be entered in the draw.

NeuYear Here 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.

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Free Stuff Fridays
November 27, 2015

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by CBD Reformed. As they always do, they are giving away some great prize packages. There will be 5 winners this week, and each of them will receive the following 3 items:

  • Songs of Jesus KellerThe Songs of Jesus: A Year of Daily Devotions in the Psalms by Timothy Keller. "Two decades ago, Tim Keller began reading the entire Book of Psalms every month. The Songs of Jesus is based on his accumulated years of study, insight, and inspiration recorded in his prayer journals. Kathy Keller came to reading the psalms as a support during an extended illness. Together they have distilled the meaning of each verse, inviting readers into the vast wisdom of the psalms."
  • Word-Filled Women's Ministry: Loving and Serving the Church by Gloria Furman & Kathleen Nielson, Editors. "Helping church leaders think through what a Bible-centered women’s ministry looks like, this collection of essays by respected Bible teachers and authors such as Gloria Furman, Nancy Guthrie, and Susan Hunt addresses a variety of topics relevant to women. Whether exploring the importance of intergenerational relationships, the Bible’s teaching on sexuality, or women’s roles in the church and the home, this book of wise teaching and practical instruction will become a must-have resource for anyone interested in bolstering the health and vitality of the local church."
  • The Dawning of Indestructible Joy: Daily Readings for Advent by John Piper. "These 25 brief devotional readings from John Piper begin on December 1 and carry us to Christmas Day. Our hope is that God would use these meditations to deepen and sweeten your adoration of Jesus and help you keep him at the center of your Christmas season."

In addition, CBD Reformed is offering a 4-day sale (November 27 - 30) on the following three products:

These deals are in addition to their Black Friday deals.

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Free Stuff Fridays
November 20, 2015

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Missional Wear. For years they have been producing great Reformed theology t-shirts, apparel, drinkware, posters, and more. They are now introducing a new line of paper goods including greeting cards, flat cards, and note pads. There will be 5 winners that will each receive a t-shirt of their choosing and a sampler of Missional Wear's brand new stationery products.

Missional Wear t-shirts and hoodies make a perfect Christmas gift for the theology lover in your life. This Christmas morning they will be surprised to see their favorite theologian on a t-shirt. Make it even more special by adding their favorite quote on the back. With over 150 designs to choose from, you will definitely find something that they will absolutely love. Get an early start with the coupon code CHALLIES that will get you between $3 and $5 off each apparel item that you purchase!

Skip the cliché Christmas cards and send one that is beautiful with a theologically sound message. These Soli Deo Gloria and Five Solas folded card sets will send a unique message to your family, friends, and loved ones. The cards have a matte finish and are blank inside, allowing you plenty of space to write a personal message. Each card comes with a matching envelope that make them ready to mail. For a limited time you can get 100 cards for the price of 50, so grab them while they are available!

Have you ever needed to write a note of encouragement and wanted to write it on something more than a blank piece of printer paper? Missional Wear's new note cards are the ideal size for writting a short message. These unique note cards feature original art of some of your favorite theologians like Charles Spurgeon, John Calvin, Martin Luther, Jonathan Edwards, and John Owen. One of the most popular designs features this quote from the Westminster Shorter Catechism: "Man's chief end is to glorify God, and enjoy Him forever."

If you write a lot of notes or just need something to jot down your grocery list, one of their new 50 sheet notepads may be exactly what you are looking for. They are a great way to expose others to some of the greatest theologians and theological truths via something as simple as a note. There are 4 beautiful designs to choose from with quantity discounts for all of you heavy note takers out there.

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Free Stuff Fridays
November 13, 2015

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by New Growth Press. They are giving away an interesting new product this week: Everything you need to get started with a VBS program called PROOF Pirates (which was created at Sojourn Community Church in Louisville, KY). There will be 5 winners this week and each of them will receive the PROOF Pirates VBS Starter Kit.

PROOF PiratesChore charts. Report cards. Standardized tests. Athletic banquets. Kids are inundated with messages about their performance. Because performance—work and reward—is one of the basic structures of our lives, kids often grow up thinking, “I am what I am because of what I do . . . or because of what I’ve failed to do.” How different this message sounds from the biblical message of redemption by grace!

PROOF Pirates introduces kids to God’s amazing grace through a five-day, pirate-themed curriculum for use in Bible clubs and Vacation Bible School. It explains the doctrines of grace using the popular PROOF acronym (God’s grace is Planned, Resurrecting, Outrageous, Overcoming, and Forever) with the book of Ephesians so kids know that it is not their performance that makes them right with God. Whether using a treasure map to teach about God’s sovereign plan or a skeleton to explain how God makes dead people walk, PROOF Pirates helps kids remember the one message we never want them to forget: God’s grace. It features original music, crafts, skits, extensive leader’s notes, and everything else you need to run a successful VBS for children in preschool through fifth grade.

The Starter Kit retails for $139 and includes:

  • 1 complete curriculum DVD—including director’s guide, worship and drama leader’s guide, printables, and curriculum for preschool through 5th grade use
  • PROOF Pirates hardcover family devotional
  • PROOF Pirates song CD from Sojourn Music
  • 1 silicone wristband (available for purchase in 10 packs)
  • 1 iron-on T-shirt transfer (available for purchase in 10 packs)

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This giveaway has now closed.

Free Stuff Fridays
November 06, 2015

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Christian Focus. They have lots of new books to tell you about and to give away. There will be 5 winners this week, and each of the winners will receive the following 4 books:

FaithFaith of Our Father: Expositions of Genesis 12-25 by Dale Ralph Davis. With typical wit and wisdom Dale Ralph Davis opens up chapters 12-25 of Genesis. These beautiful and insightful expositions guide you through some of the early chapters of the Bible and will deepen your understanding of this important area of Scripture which help shape our understanding. This is an ideal resource for pastors as well small groups and personal study. “Ralph Davis is probably my favorite Old Testament expositor: he always unfolds the text with freshness, insight, and humor, leaving the reader with a clear understanding of what God is up to and the difference that should make in our lives. This volume on Abraham is a classic in the making!” (Iain Duguid, Professor of Old Testament, Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

EverythingWhy Everything Matters: The Gospel in Ecclesiastes by Philip G. Ryken. Ecclesiastes is for people who have their doubts about God, but can’t stop thinking about him. The author of Ecclesiastes had his doubts, too, and these have enabled him to speak to skeptics as well as believers down through the centuries. Ecclesiastes is a book rich in literary artistry and multi-layered depths of spiritual meaning. Philip G. Ryken explores this wonderful Old Testament book, and reminds us again of the need to trust God with the questions, even when we do not have all the answers. “…Why Everything Matters is a remarkable read that will inform and elevate every heart with essential wisdom for living a life that matters.” (R. Kent Hughes, Senior Pastor Emeritus, College Church, Wheaton, Illinois)

FoundationsFoundations: Four Big Questions We Should Be Asking But Typically Don’t by Peter Mead. You may never have thought much about these questions. But the fact is we all have a working version of the answers. Instead of speculating about who God is, Peter Mead invites us to begin with the claim that God has revealed Himself in Jesus. What kind of a God emerges from that claim? What kind of a vision for human beings and human flourishing? Christians have a word for it: ‘gospel’. It means ‘good news’. We think that what emerges is good news—THE good news. “Many people build their lives on a weak foundation of sand. In Foundations, Peter Mead introduces you to the one concrete foundation poured deep enough to hold your life steady!” (Tony Reinke, Writer for Desiring God & author of Lit!)

First ChristmasThe Very First Christmas by Catherine MacKenzie. “I remember your first Christmas. We said, ‘You’re here at last. We had waited for you for sooo long. On the very first Christmas another baby was born. The world had been waiting for Jesus, God’s Son, for many years.” A family revisits Christmases gone by while also remembering the very first Christmas and the child that God sent to save the world. Make your own memories by reading this book with a child.

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Free Stuff Fridays
October 30, 2015

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Ligonier Ministries. Ligonier is offering prize packages this week that perfectly complement Reformation Day (which we will celebrate tomorrow). There will be 5 winners this week, and each of those winners will receive 3 great items.

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  • Reformation Study Bible Crimson Hardcover. "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."
  • Glory to the Holy One CD. "Featuring lyrics drawn from Scripture and a lifetime of theological reflection, Glory to the Holy One is a collection of beautiful new hymns written by Dr. R.C. Sproul, wedded with soaring melodies written by award-winning composer, Jeff Lippencott. Recorded in esteemed venues around the world, this new project provides the church with an offering of that which is good, true, and beautiful in the Christian faith."
  • Justified by Faith Alone DVD. "The doctrine of justification by faith alone is at the center of Reformation theology, and remains critical for all believers today. This doctrine is continually under assault, yet without it, there is no gospel. In this lecture series, Dr. Sproul explores the doctrine of justification historically and theologically. He carefully defines each term in the phrase “justification by faith alone” while pointing to the imputation of a perfect righteousness found only in Jesus Christ."

Also, Ligonier invites you to download the track "1517" from Glory to the Holy One.

(Click here to download the MP3)

Finally, Ligonier is offering a special discount for anyone who would like to purchase one or more copies of the Reformation Study Bible. Simply use the coupon code CHALLIES and you will receive 45% any edition of the Reformation Study Bible. The coupon is valid until Saturday at midnight.

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October 23, 2015

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by CBD Reformed. They've got a pretty good prize package this week that includes a couple of great new books for kids. There will be 5 winners this week and each of them will receive the following 3 titles:

  • The OlogyThe Ology by Marty Machowski - Retail Price $29.99
  • The Biggest Story: How the Snake Crusher Brings Us Back to the Garden by Kevin DeYoung - Retail Price $17.99
  • The Freedom of Self-Forgetfulness by Timothy Keller - Retail Price $4.99

In addition, CBD Reformed is offering a 4-day sale (October 23 - 26) on the following three products:

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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. If you are viewing this through email, click to visit my site and enter there.