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January 20, 2012

Free Stuff Fridays
This week’s Free Stuff Friday is a little bit different, and I like it that way. It is sponsored by Reformation Heritage Books and William Boekestein who has authored Faithfulness Under Fire: The Story of Guido de Bres and The Quest for Comfort: The Story of the Heidelberg Catechism.

PrintHere are the prizes this week:

  • Two winners will receive a copy of Faithfulness under Fire and a print from the book (the stained glass window scene)
  • Three winners will receive a copy of The Quest for Comfort and a print from the book (the printing press scene).

The prints are archive-quality and measure 11” x 17”. 

Here is a description of The Quest for Comfort: “The Heidelberg Catechism has been taught to children for hundreds of years, encouraging them to seek Christ as their true source of comfort. But how did this catechism get written? In The Quest for Comfort, William Boekestein and Evan Hughes combine history and art to retell the events that led to making the catechism. By sharing the stories of Caspar Olevianus, Zacharias Ursinus, and Frederick III and how they came to Heidelberg, children will gain a greater appreciation of the Christian faith as it is expressed in the Heidelberg Catechism.” The books are beautifully illustrated and perfect for young readers.

Guido Print

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January 13, 2012

Free Stuff Fridays
This week’s Free Stuff Friday feast is provided by Christian Focus Publications and comes with an Old Testament flavour. For starters we have 3 biographies on Old Testament men of faith, Joseph, Daniel and Jonah.

Joseph: The Hidden Hand of God by Liam Goligher - Any regular attendee at School concerts will have heard countless renditions of ‘Any dream will do’! Andrew Lloyd-Webber and Tim Rices’ musical ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat’ has certainly brought awareness of… read more

Daniel: Trusting the True Hero by Sean Michael Lucas - Dare to Trust in Daniel’s God! What brings you to the book of Daniel? Is it the moral example of Daniel and his robust faith? Or is it because you want to dig further into the prophetic material that speaks of the end times?… read more

Jonah: Navigating a God-centred Life by Colin S Smith - Facing an assignment equivalent to being sent to warn notorious terrorists of God’s anger with them, perhaps it was no wonder that Jonah ran away - certainly portrayed in Scripture as no “super saint”, he avoided God and His call… read more (Note: coming in March)

For the entrée we have 3 Old Testament Commentaries from our popular Focus on the Bible Series including the new one on Amos by T. J. Betts

Amos: An Ordinary Man with an Extraordinary Message by T J Betts - Amos had no claim to fame. He was not even a son of a prophet. Neither had he had any formal training to be a prophet. Yet God called him out from a career of overseeing Herdsman. He was sent out from the south to bring the…read more

Isaiah: A Covenant to be Kept for the Sake of the Church by Allan Harman - Isaiah has been called the ‘fifth gospel’. Why? Because in it God speaks through his prophet of his people’s departure from truth, the need for repentance and the redemption provided by a coming saviour. Isaiah’s imagery is some… read more

Joshua: No Falling Words by Dale Ralph Davis - This exposition is rooted first in a thorough analysis of the Hebrew text, employing helpful insights from archaeology and linguistics, and second in the major theological and literary themes discovered in each section. Finally… read more

And finally for dessert we have the excellent Dale Ralph Davis tell us why we should read, preach, teach and inwardly digest the riches of the Old Testament…

The Word Became Fresh: How to Preach from Old Testament Narrative Texts by Dale Ralph Davis - “I am a bit puzzled over why many Christians seem to think the Old Testament is such a ‘problem.’ I know the usual answers to that, but I can find many of the same ‘difficulties’ with the New Testament. What I am not so puzzled… read more

There are 5 prizes to win, so have at it!

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January 06, 2012

Free Stuff Fridays
This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by CBD Reformed. As always, they are offering up 5 great prize packages and this week’s prize includes 3 of my favorite books from 2011. Each of the winners will receive:

  • MacArthur Servant of the Word and FlockA Meal With Jesus: Discovering Grace, Community, and Mission around the Table by Tim Chester - Retail price $14.99
  • John MacArthur: Servant of the Word and Flock - Retail Price $26.00
  • Going Public: Your Child Can Thrive in Public School - Retail Price $12.99

In addition, CBD Reformed is offering a 4-day sale (January 6 – January 9) on the following three products:

There are 5 prizes to win, so have at it!

Giveaway Rules: You may only enter the draw once. Simply fill out your name and email address to enter the draw. 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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December 30, 2011

Free Stuff Fridays
This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by CBD Reformed, a regular sponsor of these giveaways. Today they are offering 5 prizes, each of which will contain the following 3 books:

  • The Meaning of Marriage by Tim Keller - Retail Price $25.95 (My favorite book of 2011—a review is coming on Monday)
  • The Action Bible - Retail Price $24.99 (Andy Naselli has reviewed this one)
  • 50 People Every Christian Should Know by Warren Wiersbe - Retail Price $17.99

In addition, CBD Reformed is offering a 4-day sale (December 30 – January 2) on the following three products:

Giveaway Rules: You may only enter the draw once. Simply fill out your name and email address to enter the draw. 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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December 23, 2011

Free Stuff Fridays
This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Shepherd Press. Before we get to the prizes, you should know that until the end of December all of Shepherd Press’ books are on sale in ebook formats. You can get details right here. It’s a great time to fill out your catalog a little bit!

Today Shepherd Press is giving away 5 prize packages, each of which contains 3 books on parenting older children. These are printed books, not ebooks, in case you are wondering. Here is what each of the winners will receive:

  • Time for the TalkTime for the Talk by Steve Zollos. “Time for The Talk will help fathers walk their sons through one of the most important conversations of their lives. ‘The Talk’ is much broader than just a talk about sexuality; it’s a conversation about manhood, about right decisions, about Christ.”
  • Get Outta My Face by Rick Horne. “Horne lays out a very practical game plan for the parent, pastor, youth worker, school teacher or counselor. It would be well worth the investment to get and read this book.”
  • Everyday Talk by John Younts. “God first gave specific instructions for being a parent in Deuteronomy 6. He instructs parents to talk to their children everyday about God and His ways. Everyday Talk offers practical, creative ways to do that. Learn how to use ordinary conversations to show your kids the goodness and wisdom of God. With clear biblical teaching, John Younts illustrates how to lead your children into a greater awareness of the presence and glory of God.”

Giveaway Rules: You may only enter the draw once. Simply fill out your name and email address to enter the draw. 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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December 16, 2011

Free Stuff Fridays
This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by CBD Reformed. As always, they are offering up some great prizes, including the brand new book by Tim Keller. This week 5 winners will take home the following prize package:

  • The Meaning of MarriageThe Meaning of Marriage by Timothy Keller - Retail price $25.95
  • Unseen Realities: Heaven, Hell, Angels and Demons by R. C. Sproul - Retail Price $14.99
  • The Christ of Christmas by James Montgomery Boice - Retail Price $11.99

In addition, CBD Reformed is offering a 4-day sale (December 16 – December 19) on the following products:

Giveaway Rules: You may only enter the draw once. Simply fill out your name and email address to enter the draw. 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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December 12, 2011

I love beautiful design. Though I’m no longer a web designer, I still find myself crawling around the Web at times, looking for examples of beautiful and inspiring design. I came across just such a thing a little while ago in the NeuYear calendar. It begin its life as a Kickstarter project and, once fully funded, came to life. I ordered one as soon as I could and can testify that it’s everything it’s cracked up to be. I’m all about clean and minimal design and this calendar is just that.

NeuYear

After I ordered a calendar, Jesse Phillips, the entrepreneur behind the project, got in touch to say that he has been known to hang around my blog and that he’d love to give away some calendars to the readers of the site. In fact, he has offered up 20 of them! 

NeuYear

What’s special about the NeuYear calendar? First, it’s big, which means you can see the whole year at a glance. Second, it’s gapless, which means that it’s more of a year-by-week than a year-by-month kind of calendar (which appeals to me since weeks are more meaningful to my workflow than months). Third, it’s beautiful; it’s just a great design. And fourth, it’s 2 calendars in 1 since the one side has the calendar in horizontal format and the other has it in the vertical format.

There are 20 to win, so go ahead and sign up. The giveaway closes Wednesday at 6 PM EST. You will be notified by email if you are one of the winners.

December 09, 2011

Free Stuff Fridays
This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Cruciform Press, the publishing company I co-founded. Cruciform is offering 5 giveaway packages of 5 books each, and the winners will get to pick from any of the 14 titles we have published to date. If you win, you will be notified by email; you can then write back and let me know which 5 titles you would like to receive. You can even choose multiple copies of the same title, if you prefer.

Here are some other current offers from Cruciform Press.

  • Our Christmas Sale on print books and ebooks.
  • An opportunity to get The Book of Mary: Diary of an Addict for 99 cents when it comes out as an ebook in a week or so. (This is primarily an evangelistic tool, but probably of interest to many Christians as well.)
  • Several Cruciform ebooks are on sale, both at the Cruciform site and at Amazon, for $2.99, and my book, Sexual Detox, for just 99 cents. Sale ends December 20. Get the details here.

As always, there are 5 prizes to win, so go ahead and sign up now! 

Giveaway Rules: You may only enter the draw once. Simply fill out your name and email address to enter the draw. 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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December 02, 2011

Free Stuff Fridays
This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Evangelical Press. They are giving away 5 prize packages, each of which contains the following 3 books:

  • Defiant Grace by Dane Ortlund.
  • How Sermons Work by David Murray. (If you haven’t yet, be sure to watch the clever trailer for it)
  • Zeal for Godliness is a series of devotional mediations from Calvins Institutes that includes contributions from Sinclair Ferguson, Ligon Duncan, Carl Trueman, Justin Taylor, Phil Ryken, Guy Waters, Richard Philips, Derek Thomas, Carlton Wynne, Paul Helm, Stephen Nichols, Sean Lucas, Iain Campbell.

Defiant GraceDefiant Grace looks like a very interesting title (and one I’ve got on my pile of books to read). Here is what a couple of people have said about it: 

The world wants justice and, truth to tell, the church often wants that too. In this book, Dane Ortlund makes the case from the Gospels that what the church and the world to whom she witnesses needs is grace. Grace is counterintuitive, beyond price and yet totally free. Left to ourselves, we hate it. We seeing it as demeaning. We regard it as witnessing to our moral corruption and weakness. Yet grace is God’s way of salvation as revealed in the acts and sayings of Jesus in the four Gospels. This book is that strangest of things: the heartfelt rebuke which brings so much encouragement, freedom and joy. Well worth reading.’ (Carl R. Trueman - Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia)

‘Dane Ortlund can flat-out write. He’s is a craftsman of prose, and more: he writes with theological discernment and an eye for heart application. To read this book is to have a surprising encounter with the Savior. Dane walks us through the four gospels, highlighting Christ’s astonishing words and actions-actions never more astonishing than at Calvary. More than anything, as I read these pages I was reminded of the Savior’s stunning love for me and of his defiant grace-grace that is shockingly unmeasured, vast, and free.’ (C. J. Mahaney, President, Sovereign Grace Ministries)

As always, there are 5 prizes to win, so go ahead and sign up now! 

Giveaway Rules: You may only enter the draw once. Simply fill out your name and email address to enter the draw. 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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November 25, 2011

Free Stuff Fridays
This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by CBD Reformed (a company that is also offering up some great Black Friday deals today). This week’s giveaway is a big one (with a retail value of $368 per winner)! As always, there will be 5 winners. Each one will take home the following:

  • MacArthur Study BibleESV MacArthur Study Bible - Retail price $44.99
  • Spurgeon’s Sermons, 5 Volume Set - Retail Price $200.00
  • Hodge’s Systematic Theology, 3 Volumes - Retail Price $100.00
  • At The Throne of Grace by John MacArthur - Retail Price $22.99

In addition, CBD Reformed is offering a 4-day sale (November 25 – November 28). Anyone is free to take advantage of these offers:

Giveaway Rules: You may only enter the draw once. Simply fill out your name and email address to enter the draw. 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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