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December 20, 2013

Light in the DarknessThis week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by a new sponsor around these parts: ProChurch. They are giving away 3 prizes this week, and each prize will be a Premier Package for their film, Light in the Darknessa documentary film featuring real people and stories from the country of India.

Shot on location in India, Light in the Darkness is a film that presents the hardships of finding the one true God among thousands of false idols. The story centers around a young man named Das, a Christian who abandoned the traditions of his country to follow the truths of Christ. His commitment to Christ has led him to ardently spread the Gospel to his family, his friends, and his community.

Although the film is set in a foreign land, its message relates to Christians anywhere in the world. The film shows us that even amidst the darkness of persecution and trial, the light of Christ will never burn out. It grows brighter as the flame spreads through the hearts of the people. Das shows us that to change our world, it simply takes an ordinary person following an extraordinary God.

The Premier Kit includes Premiere Kit Box; 200 Tickets; 5 Large Posters; and a DVD for Large Viewing. And again, there are 3 of those kits to win this week.

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.

December 13, 2013

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by CBD Reformed. As they always do, they are giving away five great prizes. Each of the five winners will receive the following books:

  • New Testament Commentary Survey by D. A. Carson - Retail price $16.99
  • ESV Compact Bible, Imitation Leather - Retail Price $22.99
  • Chosen By God by R.C. Sproul – Retail Price $9.99

In addition, CBD Reformed is offering a 4-day sale (December 13 -16) on the following three products:

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.

December 06, 2013

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by our friends at Reformation Heritage Books. They are providing some great prize packages this week. There will be 5 winners, and each of the 5 winners will receive these 6 books:

  • SeasonsSeasons of the Heart: A Year of Devotions from One Generation of Women to Another, edit by Donna Kelderman. “A queen, an educator, a missionary, a pastor’s wife. Some of them single, some married, some widowed, some mothers. All of them, like women today, knew the joys and heartaches of life. But the bond that drew this generation of women together—and connects them to women today—was their heart for God and devotion to Christ. In this year’s worth of devotions, you will find spiritual insights from godly women of the past who, like us, struggled with sin, loneliness, and disappointments yet rejoiced in God’s love, mercy, grace, and providential blessings. Join them in the various seasons of their hearts and find timeless encouragement and wisdom from one generation of women to another.” (read more)
  • Why Christ Came: 31 Meditations on the Incarnation, edited by Joel Beeke & William Boekestein. “When thinking about Christ’s birth, we often focus our attention on Luke’s detailed gospel account. But to appreciate the main point of the story—that the eternal Son of God assumed our flesh-and-blood human nature—we need to learn from the rest of the Bible why Christ came to earth. Why did Christ come? In this book, thirty-one thoughtful meditations answer this vital question, and the answers encourage us to celebrate Christ’s birth more deeply, see more clearly how it is connected with the rest of His ministry, and recognize its importance for our lives.” (read more)
  • Life in JesusLife in Jesus: A Memoir of Mary Winslow, edited by Octavius Winslow. “Throughout her checkered life, Mary Winslow experienced much joy and sorrow…In Mary Winslow’s Letters, her heart is revealed and profound spiritual lessons are communicated…Mary Winslow’s letters are a veritable treasure of experimental and practical divinity. Living, vital Christianity is here set out before us in undeniable reality, flowing out of the resurrected Christ. In these pages, we learn, in her own words and by her example, how to ‘deal unceasingly with God as God deals unweariedly with us.” The last chapter alone, covering the final days of her earthly pilgrimage, is well worth the price of the entire book.” (read more)
  • The Holy Spirit and Reformed Spirituality, edited by Joel R. Beeke & Derek W. Thomas. “How does God bring His Word into our lives? The answer is: by the Holy Spirit. By the Spirit the Word was revealed and written. By the Spirit the Word became flesh and dwelt among us. By the Spirit the Word roots itself in the hearts of sinners and produces fruit. Calvin recognized long ago that the Holy Spirit is the bond of union between believers and Christ. Jonathan Edwards said that the Spirit is the sum of all Christ bought for His people with His precious blood. How precious then is the Spirit, and how important to know Him and His ways! In this book, a team of pastor-theologians uncover the rich biblical teachings about the work of the Holy Spirit. How was the Spirit involved in the human life of Jesus Christ? What is a spiritual person? How does the Spirit open the mind of sinners to trust in Christ? What does it mean to serve God in the power of the Spirit? How does the Spirit’s sovereign work relate to our responsibility in evangelism? These questions and more are addressed in this book.” (read more)
  • Gospel MysteryThe Gospel Mystery of Sanctification by Walter Marshall. “The Gospel Mystery of Sanctification presents the culmination of Puritan thought on living the Christian life. Combining doctrinal precision and pastoral sensitivity, Walter Marshall shows how sanctification is essential to spiritual life, dependent on spiritual union with Jesus Christ, and inseparable—though distinct— from justification. He shows how holiness involves both the mind and the soul of the believer and that it is the aim of the Christian life. It is no wonder that this book has been reprinted many times throughout the years and received such high praise from leading ministers of the gospel.” (read more)
  • Memoirs of the Way Home: Ezra and Nehemiah as a call to Conversion by Gerald Bilkes. “Author Gerald Bilkes explains that in the books of Ezra and Nehemiah, we have two first-person accounts, or memoirs, of Israel’s return from exile to the Promised Land. In this winsome Bible study, with questions for individual or group reflection at the end of each chapter, the author introduces readers to the lesser-known Old Testament books of Ezra and Nehemiah and helps us understand that these are not the records of historic feats but rather the confessions of a humble prodigal on a profoundly spiritual journey home. With pastoral warmth, Bilkes demonstrates these biblical memoirs’ relevance for us today as they challenge us to consider whether we are in the far country or, by grace, on our way back home to God.” (read more)

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.

November 29, 2013

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by our friends at CBD Reformed. As they always do, they are giving away 5 prizes, each of which will contain 3 great books:

  • The Westminster Handbook to Theologies of the Reformation by R. Ward Holder - Retail price $30.00
  • Tulip: The Five Points of Calvinism in the Light of Scripture by Duane Edward Spencer - Retail Price $11.99
  • The Unquenchable Flame: Discovering the Heart of the Reformation by Michael Reeves – Retail Price $14.99

In addition, CBD Reformed is offering a 4-day sale (November 29 - December 2) on the following three products:

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.

November 22, 2013

Missional Wear
This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Missional Wear. Missional Wear provides unique apparel (and other stuff) that is inspired by reformed theology and missional living. Keep an eye out for new shirt designs that are releasing soon—just in time for the holidays!

They are giving away 5 prizes. One person will win a copy of the awesome The Resolutions Poster. “Beautifully designed to look like the original document, each poster is printed on a latex infused matte paper with eco-solvent inks that add to its vintage appeal.” It’s pretty amazing. All five winners will each receive a $25 gift certificate they can use on anything in the store.

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.

November 15, 2013

Off-Set
This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by a new sponsor that I think may be of interest to you. OFF-SET Fundraising is a group of designers and artists making beautiful things well and offering them as a resource for Christian ministries. View the full product catalogue and sign up for your no cost fundraiser at www.off-set.ca. They are giving away some great greeting cards. There will be 5 winners this week and each will receive 4 boxes of letterpress greeting cards.

  • Love Has Come - 10 Pack
  • Strength for Today - 10 Pack
  • He Heals the Broken Hearted - 10 Pack
  • Thank You Flower - 10 Pack

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.

November 08, 2013

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Banner of Truth. They are giving away a selection of books that I think will be of interest to you. There will be five winners this week, and each of the winners will receive these three books:

CatechizingCatechizing Our Children: The Whys and Hows of Teaching the Shorter Catechism Today, by Terry Johnson (paperback, 80 pages). Communicating the faith to children is one of the great responsibilities of Christian parents. In this book, Terry Johnson, a father as well as a pastor, shows how the Shorter Catechism can be of great help to parents facing this vital task. Concise, brief, informative, and above all practical, this book will be a great help and a most useful guide to parents and grandparents, pastors and Sunday-school teachers.

The AtonementThe Atonement: In its Relations to the Covenant, the Priesthood, the Intercession of Our Lord, by Hugh Martin (Clothbound, 248 pages). ‘…it is wonderful medicine for the Christian mind and will open up new veins of evangelical truth for preachers to mine. Perhaps for some it will provide even entirely new land on which to graze. In today’s context it is scarcely possible to over-estimate how valuable [Hugh Martin’s] work is.’ – John & Sinclair Ferguson. The Atonement is the most significant contribution to the Christian church by Hugh Martin, an author of extraordinary penetration and great power. At a time when the preaching of the cross has been displaced from many pulpits by talk about man, and where experience-orientated theology has come to reign, Martin’s exposition of the atonement is a book that demands attention

This God Our GodThis God Our God: Creator, Judge, Saviour, by Archibald G. Brown (paperback, 264 pages). ‘Our God is a God of might, and a God of right, and a God of mercy, and a God of truth. On these four attributes, as on four massive blocks of granite, does the soul venture safely to build her eternal hopes.’ — Archibald G. Brown. Preached during the course of his long ministry in London, these sermons were heard by thousands and then read avidly by multitudes who prized his faithful presentation of the ‘gospel of the grace of God’.

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.

November 01, 2013

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Christian Focus and they are offering a selection of brand new books for you, including one by John Piper you haven’t even heard of yet. They have five prize packages to give away and each of them will contain the following three books:

Five Points PiperFive Points by John Piper. “Piper says he wrote this book from his own longing to know God and enjoy God. “Yes, the more you know him and love him and trust him, the more you long to know him,” Imagine being able to chat over a meal with John Piper about the five points of Calvinism. That’s pretty much what you get in this book: a clear statement of these life-changing truths delivered with warm pastoral sensitivity in a conversational style. You won’t find yourself being browbeaten. Instead, you’ll find yourself invited to marvel at God’s wonderful grace. The only thing missing is the meal.” (Tim Chester ~ Co-Director of the Porterbrook Network and pastor of the Crowded House, Sheffield)

Living By Revealed TruthLiving By Revealed Truth by Tom Nettles. “Tom Nettles has spent more than 15 years working on this magisterial biography of Charles Haddon Spurgeon, a mountain - a massive figure on the evangelical landscape.  Nettles takes us into the heart of Charles Spurgeon’s conviction and his pastoral theology. This is a book that will encourage, educate, and bless its readers. More than merely a biography. Fresh and unique, this book will be enjoyable to laymen, profitable to pastors, and indispensable for scholars. Nettles’ volume now takes an honoured place among the most valuable of all resources pertaining to the Prince of Preachers.” (Don Whitney ~ Associate Professor of Biblical Spirituality, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky)

Isaac WattsIsaac Watts by Graham Beynon. “Isaac Watts one of the best-known Hymn-Writers in history, who wrote one of the most famous hymns in history “When I survey the Wondrous Cross”.  Brought up in a non-conformist church and family, Isaac Watts knew what it was to be a pastor whilst also battling prolonged periods of illness. Leading a life, that like us all, was not without difficulty or controversy, he was able to write Hymns of almost unparalleled depth and beauty, though they were often remained unappreciated by his own congregation. This fascinating study considers his life, writings and continuing influence on Christians today, in a way that will illuminate and inspire.”

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.

October 18, 2013

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Crossway and they are offering a selection of brand new books for you. They have five prize packages to give away and each of them will contain the following three books:

  • JosephJoseph and the Gospel of Many Colors by Voddie Baucham. “We think we know the story of Joseph—the young man sold into slavery by his own brothers before rising to immense power over all of Egypt. But is it possible that we’ve missed the real story behind the story? In Joseph and the Gospel of Many Colors, Voddie Baucham Jr. helps us to understand the crucial role that the story of Joseph plays in redemptive history. Engaging and thoughtful, this book will help you read the Bible from a Christ-centered perspective and revitalize your love for God—the true hero of history.”
  • Meaning of SexWhat Is the Meaning of Sex? by Denny Burk. “Sex. We live in a world that loves it without understanding it. This book clearly explains the truth about sex and winsomely responds to society’s evolving views on human sexuality and gender. From marriage to birth control, homosexuality to singleness, What is the Meaning of Sex? sets forth a distinctly Christian perspective, equipping you to engage our confused culture with a God-glorifying vision of human sexuality.”
  • Found in HimFound in Him by Elyse Fitzpatrick. “Everyone, Christians included, knows what it’s like to feel isolated and alone. We’ve all wondered if anyone really understands us or truly cares about our lives. The good news is that we aren’t alone, and the gospel tells us why: Jesus, the Son of God, came to earth to be forever united with his people—to be one of us.”

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.

October 11, 2013

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Christian Statements, sister company to Missional Wear. They are offering 5 prizes, each of which is a $50 gift certificate to their store.

Christian StatementsChristian Statements offers removable decorative wall vinyl with a focus on scripture verses, inspirational phrases and quotes from your favorite theologians. They are ideal for making a statement in your home, church or place of business. You can see their best sellers right here. If you guys aren’t as interested in decor, you may still want to win it for your wife or pastor/ministry leader!

Finally, to celebrate October being Pastor Appreciation month, you can use the coupon code PASTOR to receive 15% off any order this month.

Christian Statements
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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