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October 16, 2015

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Harvest House Publishers. There will be 5 winners this week and each of them will receive copies of the following 3 books:

  • Shepherd as LeaderThe Shepherd as Leader by John MacArthur - "The very best training a pastor can receive comes from proven leaders with proven track records—leaders like John MacArthur, John Piper, Steven Lawson, RC Sproul, and Al Mohler. You’ll find all of them and more in The Shepherd as Leader, a collection of the all-time best-ever messages on spiritual leadership from the popular Shepherds’ Conference held annually at Grace Community Church in Southern California. With longtime bestselling author John MacArthur as general editor and contributor, church leaders will find an abundance of guidance on: the key essentials of effective ministry; the urgency of purity and integrity in a leader’s life; the value of prayer, both personal and public; the biblical responses to suffering and opposition; the necessity of complete reliance upon God’s grace and empowerment; and more."
  • Bible Puzzles101 Awesome Bible Puzzles for Kids by Steve & Becky Miller. "Parents, here’s a fun and safe way to let your kids try out their detective skills. This entertaining collection of Bible puzzles provides ample opportunities for your kids, ages 8 to 12, to challenge themselves or match wits with a friend as they search for hidden words, find their way through mazes, and solve riddles. 101 Awesome Bible Puzzles for Kids promises hours of fun on trips, at home, on church activity nights, at family gatherings—any place that’s just waiting for a fun-filled adventure. Plus your kids will get to know their Bible better along the way. But watch out—once they get started, they’ll have so much fun they won’t want to stop!"
  • Guided TourA Quick Guided Tour Through the Bible by Stephen M. Miller. You’ll feel as if you’re on the scene as the big events from the Bible unfold in this unique visual guide. Nearly a hundred easy-to-read maps, 150 additional graphics, and fast-paced, magazine-style accounts (often including a touch of humor) highlight this informative and entertaining journey from Genesis to Revelation.

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October 09, 2015

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Evangelical Press (aka EP Books) and features some of their new and noteworthy books. There will be 5 winners this week, and each of the winners will receive 7 different books. The prizes include:

  • A Well-Ordered Church by William Boekestein and Daniel Hyde. "William Boekestein and Danny Hyde love the church because they love the church’s Head, Jesus Christ. They want you and me to love the church also. How? By learning more about the order, offices, and callings that Jesus has given the church in the Bible. This is a well-written, accessible, and practical introduction to the life and work of the church."
  • Reformed Worship by Terry Johnson. "When the church assembles on the Lord’s Day, what is it supposed to do? Does Scripture instruct us? Does God provide directions? Or is it up to us? Is it left to ministers and “worship leaders” and worship committees to make things up as we go, settling on whatever they think might be edifying, or exciting, or neat? Thankfully, God has not left us to our own devices in this most vital of realms."
  • Martyrs of Malayta by James Wright. "On April 18, 2007, three men gave their lives for Jesus Christ. Two Turkish Christians and one German . . . began their day simply wanting to spend time with local men they thought genuinely wanted to study the Bible. Instead, five hostile young men met their kindness and hospitality with betrayal and treachery."

It also includes 4 of their Bitesize Biographies:

  • Ulrich Zwingli (William Boekestein)
  • Thomas Chalmers (Sandy Finlayson)
  • Samuel Rutherford (Dick Hannula)
  • J. Gresham Machen (Sean Michael Lucas)

Free Stuff Fridays

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October 02, 2015

Songs for SaplingsThis week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Songs for Saplings. Songs for Saplings created the “Questions with Answers” series of theological training materials for kids. The music is beautiful, lively, and enjoyable for the whole family. It has been translated into 7 languages and is being sung around the world.

There will be 5 winners this week, and each of the winners will receive a family journal as well as all 6 CDs in the Questions with Answers series.

JournalSongs for Saplings created the Family Journal as a gift for people who support their ministry. It's a handcrafted leather journal made by the Songs for Saplings staff in Portland, Oregon. It has 115 questions, answers, scripture verses and scripture references that are in the "Questions with Answers" songs. There is also plenty of room to write notes about your kids’ comments as you teach them, a great place to keep the “kid quotes”, and something you can share with them when they are older having grown up on the faith you taught them.

Also, there's a bonus. Anyone who would like to can download Questions with Answers Vol. 2: The Fall and Salvation. Simply click the link and use coupon code challies to get it for free.

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September 25, 2015

This week's Free Stuff Fridays giveaway features the great new NIV Zondervan Study Bible. There will be 5 winners this week, and each of the winners will receive 2 copies of the NIV Zondervan Study Bible—one to keep, and one to give away. Here is a little bit of information about this study Bible:

In an ambitious undertaking, Dr. D. A. Carson, along with a team of over 60 scholars from a wide range of evangelical denominations and perspectives, worked over a 5-year period crafting the unique study notes and features in the NIV Zondervan Study Bible.

These leading scholars have dedicated their lives to studying individual writers, books, and sections of Scripture. Their collective wisdom is now brought together in nearly 20,000 verse-by-verse notes and additional features that pack the pages of this Bible. As you read and study, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the biblical writers, the times in which they wrote, and the larger purpose of their writing in God’s story.

And here is D.A. Carson providing a brief introduction:

You can learn a lot more about the Bible right here: NIVZondervanStudyBible.com. Again, there will be 5 winners this week, so sign up now!

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September 18, 2015

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by CBD Reformed. They've got some great prizes lined up this week. There will be 5 winners and each of those winners will receive the following books:

  • ESV Study BibleESV Study Bible (hardcover) - Retail price $49.99. "The ESV Study Bible features more than 2,750 pages of extensive, accessible Bible resources, including completely new notes, full-color maps, illustrations, charts, timelines, and articles created by an outstanding team of 93 evangelical Christian scholars and teachers. In addition to the 757,000 words of the ESV Bible itself, the notes and resources of the ESV Study Bible comprise an additional 1.1 million words of insightful explanation and teaching-equivalent to a 20-volume Bible resource library all contained in one volume."
  • Tough Topics 2: Biblical Answers to 25 Challenging Questions by Sam Storms - Retail Price $15.99. "Countless people are worried, angry, fearful and just plain confused when it comes to some of the more perplexing issues that life poses and the Bible provokes. Tough Topics 2 provides solid and scriptural answers to 25 such questions. Sam Storms seeks to tackle frustration by looking deeply, not superficially, at what Scripture says, deriving clear and persuasive explanations for these thorny matters."
  • Adoption: What Joseph of Nazareth Can Teach Us about This Countercultural Choice by Russell Moore - Retail Price $7.99. "Joseph of Nazareth was a good and honorable man. The adoptive father of Jesus, he stood by his wife and raised her son—even when it appeared that she had betrayed him. Such is the love of adoption. But this love stands in stark contrast to what we see in our world today: on-demand abortion, unreported abuse, and widespread neglect."

In addition, CBD Reformed is offering a 4-day sale (September 18 - 21) on the following three products:

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September 11, 2015

This week's Free Stuff Fridays comes from a first-time sponsor: Bethlehem College & Seminary Press. BCS Press is the publishing division of Bethlehem College and Seminary and the curricula they sell have been produced by and used in the context of Bethlehem Baptist Church and its educational ministry, The Bethlehem Institute. Each of their curriculum is designed to be Bible-saturated, theological, rigorous, and pedagogically effective.

Pure Pleasure

BCS Press is giving away 5 great prize packages this week. Each of the 5 winners will receive:

  • Pure Pleasure DVD + Study Guide by Kempton Turner ($35.99 value)
  • What’s the Difference? DVD by John Piper ($21.99 value)
  • God-Centered Living Instructor’s Guide ($39.99 value) and Student Workbook by John Piper ($24.99 value) (Spiral bound, not available individually online)

They also have two promotions going on that might be of interest.

  • All electronic curricula (PDFs) 40% off until September 18 (It’s not up yet, but will be running 9/10-9/25)
  • Anyone who follows us on Twitter before September 18 will receive a coupon code to receive a free electronic copy of the Racial Harmony Is About God Instructor’s Guide.

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September 04, 2015

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is packed full of books from Christian Focus Publications, a publisher you know well, I am sure. There will be 5 winners this week, and each of those winners will receive the following package of books.

HeldHeld in Honor: Wisdom for Your Marriage from Voices of the Past by Robert L. Plummer, Matthew D. Haste "Are you ever disappointed in your spouse? Do you fight? Do you disagree about money, sex, or in-laws? What if the very struggles you are facing were addressed by thoughtful Christians hundreds of years ago? In Held in Honor, you will find 50 devotional reflections on marriage carefully selected from 2,000 years of church history. Alongside each inspiring historical quote is a brief introduction to the person quoted and an accompanying biblical reflection."

Helopoulos A Neglected Grace: Family Worship in the Christian Home by Jason Helopoulos. "Pastor Jason Helopoulos calls parents and church leaders to reclaim the practice of family worship. This indispensable means of grace directs our children to seek Christ daily, preparing them to go out into the world as fully functioning Christian adults, who love Christ and see all of life in relation to Him." Kevin DeYoung says, "I know first-hand that he writes as one who takes seriously all the challenges and all the opportunities fleshed out in this excellent book. The 'neglected grace' of family worship is not neglected in his home."

Motyer Isaiah by the Day: A New Devotional Translation by Alec Motyer. "These daily devotionals are birthed from a lifetime of study on the prophecy of Isaiah. Day by day you will be provided with passages from Isaiah and an opportunity to explore the passage further. Take time to acquaint yourself with these passages from God's Word and treasure them in your heart. Also coming soon from Alec Motyer is Psalms by the Day (January 2016)

18 words18 Words: The Most Important Words you will Ever Know by J. I. Packer. "If the modern world can be characterised by one thing it is probably the enormous increase in the number of words around - but that increase has also been accompanied by a seemingly corresponding decrease in understanding. J. I. Packer is a master wordsmith. He is also gifted with the ability of showing where truth lies in complicated reasoning. These skills combine to make 18 Words a fascinating read - and a life-changing one."

one thingOne Thing: Developing a Passion for the Beauty of God by Sam Storms. We were made to glorify God and enjoy him forever. Nothing is more important than understanding this truth. This inspiring work helps us see that beauty has the power to convince the inquiring mind of truth. The soul's contact with God's beauty elicits love and forges in us a new affection that no earthly power can overcome. Enjoying God in the revelation of his beauty is the solution to our struggle with sin, the catalyst for substantive and lasting change and is the soul's satisfaction, with which no rival pleasure can hope to compete."

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August 28, 2015

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Crossway. Crossway is giving away some great prizes this week, with each prize comprised of several of their new books. There will be 5 winners and each winner will receive the following 3 titles:

  • ESV Readers Bible ESV Reader's Bible. "The ESV Reader’s Bible was created for those who want to read Scripture precisely as it was originally written–namely, as an unbroken narrative. Verse numbers, section headings, and translation footnotes are helpful navigational and interpretive tools, but they are also relatively recent conventions. In the ESV Reader’s Bible they have been removed from the Bible text. The result is a new kind of Bible-reading experience in a volume that presents Scripture as one extended story line."
  • The Biggest StoryThe Biggest Story: How the Snake Crusher Brings Us Back to the Garden by Kevin DeYoung. "In The Biggest Story, Kevin DeYoung—a best-selling author and father of six—leads kids and parents alike on an exciting journey through the Bible, connecting the dots from the garden of Eden to Christ's death on the cross to the new heaven and new earth. With powerful illustrations by award-winning artist Don Clark, this imaginative retelling of the Bible’s core message—how the Snake Crusher brings us back to the garden—will draw children into the biblical story, teaching them that God's promises are even bigger and better than we think."
  • AdoptionAdoption: What Joseph of Nazareth Can Teach Us about This Countercultural Choice by Russell Moore. "Joseph of Nazareth was a good and honorable man. The adoptive father of Jesus, he stood by his wife and raised her son—even when it appeared that she had betrayed him. Such is the love of adoption. But this love stands in stark contrast to what we see in our world today: on-demand abortion, unreported abuse, and widespread neglect. Adapted from Russell Moore’s influential book Adopted for Life: The Priority of Adoption for Christian Families and Churches, this short volume calls Christians to seriously consider adoption for their own families and thus take a stand for children—born and unborn."

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