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October 03, 2014

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Logos and they are offering something you’re going to love. There will be one winner this week and that winner will receive Logos 5 Bronze and Logos Mobile Education: OT201, by John Walton. That’s a prize package worth almost $800! 

Mobile EdDid you know that Logos now offers courses that you can take right through the software? I have taken a couple of the courses and enjoyed them a lot. Here is what Logos says about them:

Logos Mobile Education advances the standard of theological education by connecting courses from leading theological scholars to the industry standard Logos theological library.  All Mobile Ed courses include fully searchable transcripts, so during the lectures, you can improve your learning by finding the scholar’s words and phrases in your favorite resources.  Even when you aren’t working through a course but simply researching, Mobile Ed video segments will show up in your search results so your professors can provide a short (Lectures are between 5 and 10 minutes each.) personal explanation of the issue you were researching. 

Mobile Ed courses provide teaching and training in a full array of theological topics like Old and New Testament theology, counseling, and practical ministry.  Each course comes with specific training video showing you how to use your Logos library for further research in your topic.  No matter your ministry, Mobile Ed courses will provide essential teaching and will train you how to use your library to continue your learning.  You can bring the best scholars and the best library together on your devices today. You can learn more right here.

Additionally, if you are not the winner and would like to buy Logos, you can get a 15% discount by clicking here and using discount code CHALLIES.

Mobile Ed

Enter to Win

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. (If you receive this by email, you will need to visit challies.com to enter.)

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.

September 26, 2014

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by New Growth Press, a name you must know by now. As they always do, they are offering some great prizes. There will be 5 winners this week, and each of the winners will receive a set of the new Prepare Him Room Advent Curriculum from Marty Machowski.

Each curriculum package includes a 12-lesson CD—containing 4 preschool lessons, 4 lower elementary lessons, and 4 upper elementary lessons—along with a hardback family devotional. While the curriculum package is designed for use at church, the included family Advent devotional is designed for use at home. In partnership with Sovereign Grace Music, we are also offering Sovereign Grace’s newest CD, Prepare Him Room, which sets the songs from the curriculum to music and is generally sold separately.

You can learn more about this product right here, or watch this video:

Enter to Win

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. (If you receive this by email, you will need to visit challies.com to enter.)

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.

September 19, 2014

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by CBD Reformed. As they always do, they are offering some great prizes. There will be 5 winners this week, and each of the winners will receive the following 3 books:

  • Building for God’s Glory: Haggai & Zechariah Simply Explained by Michael Bentley (Retail price $15.99). “Times were tough for the first recipients of the prophecies of Haggai and Zechariah. They needed to be encouraged to resume the work of reconstructing the temple - to awake from their lethargy and to be enthusiastic for a life lived in obedience to God. The people were still very materialistic in their outlook. Their zeal was for ritual rather than reliance on the Lord. Their concern was for respectability in religious observance rather than an acknowledgement of their sin and a desire to please God in all their thoughts and actions. Michael Bentley has written a worthy commentary in giving a straightforward explanation of these two prophecies and applying their message practically to the needs of the church today.”
  • KellerThe Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism by Timothy Keller (Retail Price $16.00). “How could a loving God send people to hell? Why does he allow suffering? Can one religion be ‘right’ and the others ‘wrong’? Responding to the questions of open skeptics and ardent believers, Keller draws from literature, philosophy, reason, and real-life conversations to explain how faith in a Christian God is a soundly rational belief. 336 pages, softcover from Dutton.”
  • I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist by Norman Geisler & Frank Turek (Retail Price $18.99). “Norman Geisler and Frank Turek show, first of all, that truth is absolute, exclusive, and knowable. From there, they proceed to demonstrate that the cardinal Christian doctrines are true beyond reasonable doubt, all convincing for you as a Christians to believe, but requiring a leap of negative ‘faith’ if an atheist is to disbelieve them.”

Enter to Win

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. (If you receive this by email, you will need to visit challies.com to enter.)

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.

September 12, 2014

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Christian Focus. They are offering 5 prize packages this week, which means there will be 5 winners. Each of those winners will receive these books:

  • Burning HeartsBurning Hearts: Preaching to the Affections by Josh Moody and Robin Weekes. Affection is often a neglected theme in our generation of Bible believing Christians. It has not always been so. Previous generations thought a great deal about the centrality of the heart in the Christian life and the need to preach to it. This book will prove a valuable resource as we learn about the place of the affections in our walk with Christ and in preaching Him to ourselves and others. “For some, this little book will be a healthy reminder; for others, it will revolutionize their preaching.”  D. A. Carson
  • BedAnd So to Bed…: A Biblical View of Sleep by Adrian Reynold. Sleep is part of our created humanity, a good gift from God to be treasured and enjoyed; an earthly picture of a spiritual reality. In this reflection on sleep, Reynolds reflects on what the Bible has to say about sleep and rest, and how that can impact not only your night but your life. He includes his suggestions for turning off and enjoying rest. “Jesus slept. And so should we. But how? This book will send you to sleep - in a good way… eminently practical advice for the committed sleepers.” Josh Moody
  • Teaching 2 TimothyTeaching 2 Timothy: From Text to Message by Jonathan Griffiths. Paul’s second letter to Timothy is a letter written from one pastor to another, and it is designed to train, equip and encourage Timothy for the work of ministry. This volume is not an academic study of 2 Timothy, but rather an accessible and easily navigable teaching resource which will aid those examining 2 Timothy both to teach and for their own study.
  • TeachingTeaching 1 & 2 Thessalonians: From Text to Message by Angus MacLeay. In a day when church planting is back in fashion, here is Paul speaking to a newly planted fellowship. In a day when Christians in the West are finding themselves under growing pressure from the surrounding culture, here is Paul encouraging a church facing strong opposition. This book enables the leader to apply practical theology to specific situations that still affect the church today.
  • 40 Days40 Days 40 Bites: A Family Guide to Pray for the World by Trudi Parkes. In 40 tasty, easily digestible bites you can travel round God’s amazing world and pray! This book covers over twenty different countries including Algeria, China, and North Korea. It covers a variety of issues such as poverty, clean water and translation. This family guide to praying for the world will open your eyes to the need and challenge you to come before God and pray. “A book that demands to be read and used in our ministry of prayer for the nations… I will be making use of this Prayer Guide in my own prayer ministry. Let’s work hard together to get this guide out and to get people to really make use of it.  George Verwer

Enter to Win

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. (If you receive this by email, you will need to visit challies.com to enter.)

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.

September 05, 2014

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by our friends at Reformation Heritage Books. They have put together a great prize package this week; there will be 5 winners, and each of them will receive the following 6 books:

  • SwinnockThe Blessed and Boundless God by George Swinnock. “This book, by Puritan George Swinnock, is precisely what is needed in order to introduce God’s people to the blessed and boundless God. I cannot wait to share this work with my own flock.” (Mark Jones, minister of Faith Presbyterian Church, Vancouver, British Columbia, and coauthor of A Puritan Theology)
  • Building a Godly Home by William Gouge (3 Volumes). For years, William Gouge’s Domestical Duties has stood as the foremost Puritan treatment of Christian family life. Yet due to its size and antiquated expression, it has become almost unknown among current generations of believers. To help revive the usefulness of this classic book, Scott Brown and Joel R. Beeke divided Gouge’s work into three manageable volumes, updated the language to modern standards, and have given it the title Building a Godly Home.
    • A Holy Vision for Family Life
    • A Holy Vision for Happy Marriage
    • NEW: A Holy Vision for Raising Children
  • Beauty and GloryThe Beauty and Glory of Christian Living, edited by Dr. Joel Beeke. “The Beauty and Glory of Christian Living is a storehouse of spiritual riches for all who desire to experience the fullness of Jesus Christ. The topics covered in these pages are well chosen, carefully addressed, and comprise a treasury of truth for every Christian. Get alone with God and read the book. You will be greatly helped in your growth in godliness.” (Steven J. Lawson, president, OnePassion Ministries, Dallas, Texas)
  • A Vine Ripened Life by Stanley Gale. “This was too important to read just once. The possibilities for growth were too good to pass up, so I read it again. So consider reading it this way: go through it slowly, try to do it with someone else, read it aloud, and pray together as you go. Blessing and growth will follow.” (Edward T. Welch, counselor and faculty member at the Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation (CCEF) and author of When People Are Big and God Is Small.)

Enter to Win

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. (If you receive this by email, you will need to visit challies.com to enter.)

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.

August 29, 2014

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by our friends at Crossway, and they are offering some great prizes that include several brand new books. There will be 5 winners this week, and each of those winners will receive the following 3 books:

  • CosperThe Stories We Tell by Mike Cosper. “From horror flicks to rom-coms, the tales we tell and the myths we weave inevitably echo the narrative underlying all of history: the story of humanity’s tragic sin and God’s triumphant salvation. This entertaining book connects the dots between the stories we tell and the one great Story—helping us better understand the longings of the human heart and thoughtfully engage with the movies and TV shows that capture our imaginations.”
  • KostenbergerGod’s Design for Man and Woman by Andreas and Margaret Kostenberger. “This thorough study of the Bible’s teaching on men and women aims to help a new generation of Christians live for Christ in today’s world. Moving beyond other treatments that primarily focus on select passages, this winsome volume traces Scripture’s overarching pattern related to male-female relationships in both the Old and New Testaments. Those interested in careful discussion rather than caustic debate will discover that God’s design is not confining or discriminatory but beautiful, wise, liberating, and good.”
  • OrtlundEdwards on the Christian Life: Alive to the Beauty of God by Dane Ortlund. “Dane Ortlund invites us to explore the great eighteenth-century pastor’s central passion: God’s resplendent beauty. Whether the topic was the nature of love, the preeminence of Scripture, or the glory of the natural world, the concept of beauty stood at the heart of Edwards’s theology and permeated his portrait of the Christian life. Clear and engaging, this accessible volume will inspire you to embrace Edwards’s magnificent vision of what it means to be a Christian: enjoying and reflecting of the beauty of God in all things.”

Enter to Win

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. (If you receive this by email, you will need to visit challies.com to enter.)

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.

August 22, 2014

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by our friends at CBD Reformed. As they always do, they are offering some great prizes. There will be 5 winners this week, and each of those winners will receive the following 3 books:

  • Galatians For YouGalatians For You: For Reading, for Feeding, for Leading by Tim Keller – Retail Price $22.99
  • Desiring God: Meditations of a Christian Hedonist by John Piper - Retail price $15.99
  • ESV Compact Bible - Retail Price $24.99

In addition, CBD Reformed is offering a 4-day sale (August 22 - 25) on the following three products:

Enter to Win

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. (If you receive this by email, you will need to visit challies.com to enter.)

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.

August 15, 2014

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Moody Publishers. They are offering some excellent books this week. There will be 5 winners, and each of those winners will receive the following 5 books:

  • HolcombIs It My Fault: Hope and Healing for Victims of Domestic Violence by Justin and Lindsey Holcomb. “Is it My Fault? proclaims the gospel of healing and hope to victims who know too well the depths of destruction and the overwhelming reality of domestic violence.”
  • Pulling Back the Shades by Dannah Gresh and Dr. Juli Slattery. “Christian women don’t have to choose between being sexual and spiritual. They have legitimate longings that the Church has been afraid to talk about, and books like Fifty Shades of Grey exploit.”
  • LettersLetters to a Birmingham Jail:  A Response to the Words and Dreams of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by Bryan Loritts, John Perkins, Crawford W. Loritts Jr. and John Piper. “Letters to a Birmingham Jail is a collection of essays written by men of various ethnicities and ages, yet all are committed to the centrality of the gospel, nudging us to pursue Christ exalting diversity.”
  • Finding God at the Kitchen Sink: Search for Glory in the Everyday Grime by Maggie Paulus. “Finding God at the Kitchen Sink is a collection of reflections, written for those who long for solace in the middle of chaos and those looking for grace in a fallen, confusing and disorderly world.”
  • God’s Pursuit of Man by A.W. Tozer. “Although written two years after the publication of The Pursuit of God, A.W. Tozer’s God’s Pursuit of Man sets forth the biblical truth that before man can pursue God, God must first pursue man.”

Enter to Win

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. (If you receive this by email, you will need to visit challies.com to enter.)

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.

August 01, 2014

Covenant EyesThis week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by a first-time sponsor, but one I’m sure you know. Covenant Eyes is giving away one-year subscriptions to their services (a $167 value). There will be 5 winners this week.

Why is Internet protection important? The Internet is full of temptations for adults and kids alike. However, when we are honest about where we go and what we do online—when we don’t keep our Internet use a secret—this reduces temptation. When others know about where we go online, it changes how we use the Web, and we keep lines of communication and confession open to those who can help us if we fall.

Covenant Eyes Internet Accountability sends a regular report of your Internet activity to anyone you trust. Parents, choose to receive a Report of the sites your kids visit, the YouTube videos they watch, and the search terms they use.

Additionally, the Covenant Eyes Internet Filter blocks websites based on the maturity of the content on each website. Parents can create their own custom list of blocked and allowed websites and block the Internet at specific times of day.

In addition to providing Internet Accountability and Filtering, Covenant Eyes provides free e-books and other resources to help parents, those who are struggling, and wives of those who are struggling.

Winners of this prize will get a free Family Account for one year at no charge. Install Covenant Eyes on as many devices as you want—your PC, Mac, iPod touch, iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire HD. Get as many usernames as you need to keep your family protected online. A username for each member of your family means every person has their own Accountability Reports and their own Filter settings.

Enter to Win

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. (If you receive this by email, you will need to visit challies.com to enter.)

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.

July 25, 2014

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Thomas Nelson, and they are giving away some books I think you’re going to like. There will be 5 winners this week, and each of the winners will receive these 3 books:

  • Risky GospelRisky Gospel: Abandon Fear and Build Something Awesome by Owen Strachan. How do you access a real, thriving, vibrant faith? You trust a big God, and you start living like he’s real. It’s time to put our comfort and ease and false security on the line. If we know God is real, let’s pray as if he’s actually listening. If we know he’s good, let’s reflect that goodness in the world. When our problems feel big, let’s lean on the One who is bigger. Is that risky? ‘Sure,’ says Owen Strachan. ‘Embrace it anyway. It’s literally the only way to live’.”
  • Jesus ReligionJesus > Religion:  Why He Is So Much Better Than Trying Harder, Doing More, and Being Good Enough by Jefferson Bethke. “Jefferson Bethke burst into the cultural conversation in 2012 with a passionate, provocative poem titled “Why I Hate Religion, But Love Jesus.” In Jesus > Religion, Bethke unpacks similar contrasts that he drew in the poem—highlighting the difference between teeth gritting and grace, law and love, performance and peace, despair and hope. With refreshing candor he delves into the motivation behind his message, beginning with the unvarnished tale of his own plunge from the pinnacle of a works-based, fake-smile existence that sapped his strength and led him down a path of destructive behavior.”
  • DragonsNo More Dragons: Get Free from Broken Dreams, Lost Hope, Bad Religion, and Other Monsters by Jim Burgen. “You make a long chain of bad choices. The chain gradually wraps around you. Layer by layer, it begins to take on the aspect of scales. One day you glance at yourself in the mirror and a monster is staring back at you. You aren’t who you used to be. You aren’t who you want to be. You’re not who you were created and designed to be. Instead, you’re a dragon. When Jim Burgen was nineteen years old, he realized how easy it had been to become a dragon. He knew he didn’t want to be one anymore … but how? No More Dragons is the story of our common, hopeful journey from dragonhood back to personhood.”

Enter to Win

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. (If you receive this by email, you will need to visit challies.com to enter.)

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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