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Free Stuff Fridays Updated
January 15, 2016

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by The Master's College (which, as you know, also sponsored the blog this week). There will be 5 winners this week, and each of them will receive two great items: A complete course called The Land of the Bible for you to complete at a home along with a Master's College t-shirt.

TShirtAll the lectures for "The Land of the Bible" were filmed on-site in Israel. This is more than just a video tour of sites in Israel, but an actual class filmed on location in Israel. The thumb drive includes all of the lectures, notes, and class materials (Note: This is just the class lecture and materials but obviously does not gain credit). It is “A visual study of the geography of the land of the Bible, including sites in the Old Testament, New Testament, and in modern Israel. The course will examine how the geography of the land provides the 'stage' on which the events transpired and also how it became part of those very events. Relevant post-Biblical historical events and elements of Jewish culture will also be incorporated into the geographical study.”

Winners will also receive a Master's College t-shirt.

There are 5 prizes to win, so sign up now!

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Free Stuff Fridays
January 08, 2016

All Grown UpThis week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Strider, who also sponsored the blog this week. Before I go any further, this gives me an opportunity to discuss one small change you will see in the year ahead: Many of the Free Stuff Fridays will be sponsored by that week’s site sponsor. This will vary the giveaways a little bit from what you are accustomed to. While many of the giveaways will continue to be books, there will also be other material meant to appeal to different groups. This week is an example!

Strider is in the business of web design and search engine marketing (as they explained in their sponsored post Blowing the Dust Off the Ol’ Website). They are giving away a free ebook they have prepared that may be helpful to anyone who is interested in or responsible for web design, search engine marketing, and the like. It is called Social Media All Grown Up. It is free for the taking: All you need to do is click.

Social media is no longer a new buzzword, an emerging trend, or some passing fad. It has taken a premier role in how we live and interact with each other. Social media has gone through its growing pains and is now a vital part of business marketing for companies large and small.

In this book, we’ll cover how social media can help you build your brand, connect with new and existing customers, and improve your customer service before, during, and after customer transactions. Included are some of the most up-to-date tips on getting the most from your social networks. Social media is no longer a trend, it’s an important part of your business.

December 26, 2015

It is Boxing Day in Canada (and other Commonwealth nations) and that is a day to take advantage of deals and bargains. And for that reason I've got a bonus giveaway. This one is sponsored by Crown and Covenant and is a natural follow-up to this week's sponsored post by Rosaria Butterfield, Why I Sing Psalms. There will be 5 winners and each will receive the following 3 products:

  • Psalter Words Only Psalter. Styled like a crafted book of poetry, the Words Only Edition has all the versifications from The Book of Psalms for Worship, including the scriptural inscriptions for each selection. Because of its small size it travels with you, so you can use it for devotions or singing wherever you are. In addition, these psalters can even be personalized to add a special touch to the leather-like soft cover and make excellent gifts. Ribbon. 4" x 6".
  • 150 Questions about the Psalter. In the style of a catechism, this book draws you into the majestic, meditative depths of the inspired songs of God. Divided into seven short sections, 150 questions and answers address the content and arrangement of the Psalter, Psalm genres and groupings, the historical context of the author, The Psalms' relationship to the rest of Scripture and the life of Christ, and their use in private and public worship.
  • Refuge CD. 17 psalm selections from The Book of Psalms for Worship, recorded by a choir from the Syracuse Reformed Presbyterian Church. Includes Psalms 3B, 27A, 30B, 34B, 42D, 48A, 51C, 68A, 73B, 76B, 84C, 130B, 123A, 107C, 134A, 140A, and 149A.

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December 24, 2015

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is actually the first-ever Free Stuff Thursdays. With Christmas tomorrow, it seemed prudent to bump up the giveaway by one day. This week's giveaway is brought to you by Kress Biblical Resources and they are giving away some book packages. There will be 5 winners this week, and each of those winners will receive the following 3 books:

  • Shattered ShepherdsShattered Shepherds by Steve Swartz. "Shattered Shepherds offers biblical advice concerning ministry problems. It is especially helpful in dealing with the aftermath of a church leadership upheaval and ministry conflict."
  • The Darkness and the Glory by Greg Harris. "The Darkness and the Glory examines the cross from Christ's perspective and provides a compelling behind-the-scenes look at the profound spiritual and theological realities of Calvary—realities that transcend the physical, as the wrath of man was surpassed by both the wrath of Satan and ultimately the wrath of God. With theological acumen and pastoral insight, Greg Harris invites readers to join him on a journey to the cross they will never forget. Doctrinally sound yet warmly devotional, this Christ-centered book is highly recommended to all who desire a better understanding of the glories of the cross."
  • Expository Listening by Ken Ramey. "Expository Listening is your handbook on biblical listening. It is designed to equip you not only to understand what true, biblical preaching sounds like, but also how to receive it, and ultimately, what to do about it."

For those interested in purchasing these resources or others, the coupon code BR60833557256 will give a 45% discount on all titles until January 3.

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Free Stuff Fridays
December 18, 2015

It is time for another Free Stuff Fridays, and this week's edition is brought to you by Rain for Roots. Rain for Roots is a collaboration between Sandra McCracken, Flo Paris, Katy Bowser, and Ellie Holcomb and together they make new songs about the old Story, and they make them for children. There will be 5 winners this week, and each of the winners will receive CD copies of all 3 Rain for Roots albums: Big Stories for Litte Ones, The Kingdom of Heaven Is Like This, and Waiting Songs.

Waiting SongsThe new album, Waiting Songs, has just been released and is an album of Advent. They say:

These songs are about making time for waiting. The King is coming and He is already here. So we practice listening, quieting ourselves, celebrating, whispering good news, and yelling shouts of joy. In the Rain for Roots family, we practice most of all by singing to ourselves, to each other, and to our children about true things. He is coming -- the Joy of Every Longing Heart. Our longing hearts. Grown ups and children; we are the same in this. Through these songs, may God call us closer into conversation with Himself while we wait and hope with expectation. He comes to make His blessings flow far as the curse is found.

If you would like to hear it, you can listen in on Bandcamp.

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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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