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Free Stuff Fridays
November 20, 2015

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Missional Wear. For years they have been producing great Reformed theology t-shirts, apparel, drinkware, posters, and more. They are now introducing a new line of paper goods including greeting cards, flat cards, and note pads. There will be 5 winners that will each receive a t-shirt of their choosing and a sampler of Missional Wear's brand new stationery products.

Missional Wear t-shirts and hoodies make a perfect Christmas gift for the theology lover in your life. This Christmas morning they will be surprised to see their favorite theologian on a t-shirt. Make it even more special by adding their favorite quote on the back. With over 150 designs to choose from, you will definitely find something that they will absolutely love. Get an early start with the coupon code CHALLIES that will get you between $3 and $5 off each apparel item that you purchase!

Skip the cliché Christmas cards and send one that is beautiful with a theologically sound message. These Soli Deo Gloria and Five Solas folded card sets will send a unique message to your family, friends, and loved ones. The cards have a matte finish and are blank inside, allowing you plenty of space to write a personal message. Each card comes with a matching envelope that make them ready to mail. For a limited time you can get 100 cards for the price of 50, so grab them while they are available!

Have you ever needed to write a note of encouragement and wanted to write it on something more than a blank piece of printer paper? Missional Wear's new note cards are the ideal size for writting a short message. These unique note cards feature original art of some of your favorite theologians like Charles Spurgeon, John Calvin, Martin Luther, Jonathan Edwards, and John Owen. One of the most popular designs features this quote from the Westminster Shorter Catechism: "Man's chief end is to glorify God, and enjoy Him forever."

If you write a lot of notes or just need something to jot down your grocery list, one of their new 50 sheet notepads may be exactly what you are looking for. They are a great way to expose others to some of the greatest theologians and theological truths via something as simple as a note. There are 4 beautiful designs to choose from with quantity discounts for all of you heavy note takers out there.

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Free Stuff Fridays
November 13, 2015

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by New Growth Press. They are giving away an interesting new product this week: Everything you need to get started with a VBS program called PROOF Pirates (which was created at Sojourn Community Church in Louisville, KY). There will be 5 winners this week and each of them will receive the PROOF Pirates VBS Starter Kit.

PROOF PiratesChore charts. Report cards. Standardized tests. Athletic banquets. Kids are inundated with messages about their performance. Because performance—work and reward—is one of the basic structures of our lives, kids often grow up thinking, “I am what I am because of what I do . . . or because of what I’ve failed to do.” How different this message sounds from the biblical message of redemption by grace!

PROOF Pirates introduces kids to God’s amazing grace through a five-day, pirate-themed curriculum for use in Bible clubs and Vacation Bible School. It explains the doctrines of grace using the popular PROOF acronym (God’s grace is Planned, Resurrecting, Outrageous, Overcoming, and Forever) with the book of Ephesians so kids know that it is not their performance that makes them right with God. Whether using a treasure map to teach about God’s sovereign plan or a skeleton to explain how God makes dead people walk, PROOF Pirates helps kids remember the one message we never want them to forget: God’s grace. It features original music, crafts, skits, extensive leader’s notes, and everything else you need to run a successful VBS for children in preschool through fifth grade.

The Starter Kit retails for $139 and includes:

  • 1 complete curriculum DVD—including director’s guide, worship and drama leader’s guide, printables, and curriculum for preschool through 5th grade use
  • PROOF Pirates hardcover family devotional
  • PROOF Pirates song CD from Sojourn Music
  • 1 silicone wristband (available for purchase in 10 packs)
  • 1 iron-on T-shirt transfer (available for purchase in 10 packs)

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Free Stuff Fridays
November 06, 2015

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Christian Focus. They have lots of new books to tell you about and to give away. There will be 5 winners this week, and each of the winners will receive the following 4 books:

FaithFaith of Our Father: Expositions of Genesis 12-25 by Dale Ralph Davis. With typical wit and wisdom Dale Ralph Davis opens up chapters 12-25 of Genesis. These beautiful and insightful expositions guide you through some of the early chapters of the Bible and will deepen your understanding of this important area of Scripture which help shape our understanding. This is an ideal resource for pastors as well small groups and personal study. “Ralph Davis is probably my favorite Old Testament expositor: he always unfolds the text with freshness, insight, and humor, leaving the reader with a clear understanding of what God is up to and the difference that should make in our lives. This volume on Abraham is a classic in the making!” (Iain Duguid, Professor of Old Testament, Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

EverythingWhy Everything Matters: The Gospel in Ecclesiastes by Philip G. Ryken. Ecclesiastes is for people who have their doubts about God, but can’t stop thinking about him. The author of Ecclesiastes had his doubts, too, and these have enabled him to speak to skeptics as well as believers down through the centuries. Ecclesiastes is a book rich in literary artistry and multi-layered depths of spiritual meaning. Philip G. Ryken explores this wonderful Old Testament book, and reminds us again of the need to trust God with the questions, even when we do not have all the answers. “…Why Everything Matters is a remarkable read that will inform and elevate every heart with essential wisdom for living a life that matters.” (R. Kent Hughes, Senior Pastor Emeritus, College Church, Wheaton, Illinois)

FoundationsFoundations: Four Big Questions We Should Be Asking But Typically Don’t by Peter Mead. You may never have thought much about these questions. But the fact is we all have a working version of the answers. Instead of speculating about who God is, Peter Mead invites us to begin with the claim that God has revealed Himself in Jesus. What kind of a God emerges from that claim? What kind of a vision for human beings and human flourishing? Christians have a word for it: ‘gospel’. It means ‘good news’. We think that what emerges is good news—THE good news. “Many people build their lives on a weak foundation of sand. In Foundations, Peter Mead introduces you to the one concrete foundation poured deep enough to hold your life steady!” (Tony Reinke, Writer for Desiring God & author of Lit!)

First ChristmasThe Very First Christmas by Catherine MacKenzie. “I remember your first Christmas. We said, ‘You’re here at last. We had waited for you for sooo long. On the very first Christmas another baby was born. The world had been waiting for Jesus, God’s Son, for many years.” A family revisits Christmases gone by while also remembering the very first Christmas and the child that God sent to save the world. Make your own memories by reading this book with a child.

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Free Stuff Fridays
October 30, 2015

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Ligonier Ministries. Ligonier is offering prize packages this week that perfectly complement Reformation Day (which we will celebrate tomorrow). There will be 5 winners this week, and each of those winners will receive 3 great items.

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  • Reformation Study Bible Crimson Hardcover. "The Bible is not like any other book because its ultimate Author is God. As the psalmist prayed in Psalm 119:18, “Open my eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of your law,” the new Reformation Study Bible emphasizes the need for the grace of God to lead out of darkness and into the light of Scripture. The Reformation Study Bible is carefully crafted to offer an unparalleled reading, study, and discipleship experience for every age and stage of the Christian life."
  • Glory to the Holy One CD. "Featuring lyrics drawn from Scripture and a lifetime of theological reflection, Glory to the Holy One is a collection of beautiful new hymns written by Dr. R.C. Sproul, wedded with soaring melodies written by award-winning composer, Jeff Lippencott. Recorded in esteemed venues around the world, this new project provides the church with an offering of that which is good, true, and beautiful in the Christian faith."
  • Justified by Faith Alone DVD. "The doctrine of justification by faith alone is at the center of Reformation theology, and remains critical for all believers today. This doctrine is continually under assault, yet without it, there is no gospel. In this lecture series, Dr. Sproul explores the doctrine of justification historically and theologically. He carefully defines each term in the phrase “justification by faith alone” while pointing to the imputation of a perfect righteousness found only in Jesus Christ."

Also, Ligonier invites you to download the track "1517" from Glory to the Holy One.

(Click here to download the MP3)

Finally, Ligonier is offering a special discount for anyone who would like to purchase one or more copies of the Reformation Study Bible. Simply use the coupon code CHALLIES and you will receive 45% any edition of the Reformation Study Bible. The coupon is valid until Saturday at midnight.

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October 23, 2015

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by CBD Reformed. They've got a pretty good prize package this week that includes a couple of great new books for kids. There will be 5 winners this week and each of them will receive the following 3 titles:

  • The OlogyThe Ology by Marty Machowski - Retail Price $29.99
  • The Biggest Story: How the Snake Crusher Brings Us Back to the Garden by Kevin DeYoung - Retail Price $17.99
  • The Freedom of Self-Forgetfulness by Timothy Keller - Retail Price $4.99

In addition, CBD Reformed is offering a 4-day sale (October 23 - 26) on the following three products:

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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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