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May 31, 2013

Free Stuff Fridays
This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by CBD Reformed. As they always do, they’ve put together a great prize package. There will be 5 winners this week and each of the winners will receive the following 3 books:

  • Tough TopicsTough Topics: Biblical Answers to 25 Challenging Questions by Sam Storms - Retail price $19.99. 
  • The Happiness of Heaven by Maurice Roberts - Retail Price $9.99
  • The Truth About Islam by Anees Zaka & Diane Coleman – Retail Price $11.99

Here’s a description of Tough Topics, a book I’m looking forward to reading: “Will there be sex in heaven? Are miraculous gifts for today? Does God ever change His mind? Such difficult questions often intrigue us, readily confuse us, and sometimes disturb us. Drawing on nearly 40 years of teaching and ministry experience, pastor-scholar Sam Storms answers 25 challenging questions Christians are often too afraid to ask, addressing thorny issues ranging from the eternal destiny of infants to the roles of demons and angels. The robust, thoughtful answers provided in Tough Topics offer a helpful alternative to relying on simplistic explanations, and will encourage you in the search for truth and clarity on such tough topics.”

In addition, CBD Reformed is offering a 4-day sale (May 31 - June 3) on the following three products

Anyone (not just winners) are free to take advantage of those three deals.

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.

May 24, 2013

Free Stuff Fridays
This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Ligonier Ministries. Ligonier is giving away five great prizes today—prizes based around their newest teaching series. There will be one grand prize winner and four other winners. Here’s what they will win:

Grand Prize Winner

Parables of JesusThe grand prize winner will receive DVDs of each of these four new teaching series:

That grand prize winner will also receive these four overview series:

Winners 2-5

Why We Trust the BibleThe other four winners will receive DVDs of each of the new teaching series:

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.

May 17, 2013

Free Stuff Fridays
This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Christian Focus. They are giving some great prize packages this week. There will be five winners and each of them will receive these five new books.

Kingdom ComeKingdom Come: The Amillennial Alternative by Sam Storms - Described by Kevin De Young as “the standard bearer for Amillennialism for years to come.” Kingdom Come offers an alternative and a biblical rationale to the widely held view of Premillennialism: that Christ’s return will be followed by 1,000 years before the final judgement. This book reveals that this is not the only option for Christians. This is a substantial work which will challenge and encourage. Storms explain the belief that the 1,000 years mentioned in the book of Revelation is symbolic, with the emphasis being the King and his Kingdom. So that even those who remain unconvinced will need to reckon with the powerful case made for Amillennialism by reading this work.

Supernatural Living for Natural People: The Life-giving Message of Romans 8 by Ray Ortlund. This exposition of Romans 8 weaves together both truth and application, both theology and the realities of everyday life. Romans 8 is a favourite of many Christians, it contains verse after verse of spiritual gold. This book enhances our appreciation and understanding of the chapter and through it, we will be thoroughly revitalised.

The AscensionThe Ascension: Humanity in the Presence of God by Tim Chester. The story of the Ascension in the Bible is the story of the one man who made it into Heaven for us, to present his finished works to God the Father on our behalf. This is the story of Jesus the man in God’s presence. The Ascension is a small book on a big doctrine, who is this ascended Jesus? He is King, Priest and man and is still at work for us in our everyday lives today.

The Cross in the Experience of Our Lord by R.A. Finlayson. Look on the bookshelf of many Scottish Christians and you will find an old, battered copy of this classic book, little known outside of Scotland, by the Scottish Theologian R A Finlayson. Re-released to a much wider audience and introduced by Carl Trueman, this tremendously profound book explores the significance and mystery of the cross in a compelling and powerful way.

66 Books One Story66 Books One Story: A Family Guide to Every Book of the Bible by Paul Reynolds. This is an excellent resource for children, parents and churches alike. The Bible has one author - God - so we need to see the Bible as a whole, as God’s Word. In this Bible overview each book of the Bible is summarised; background given; themes and theology explained, while detailing the thread of Salvation History running through them all. It can equip both children and their parents in their ambition to know the Bible and Christ in a much more informed and loving manner. 

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.

May 10, 2013

Free Stuff Fridays
This week’s Free Stuff Fridays sponsored by Truth for Life. Truth for Life is, of course, the Bible-teaching ministry of Alistair Begg. They are offering a great prize package. There will be 5 winners this week, and each of the winners will receive all of these items:

TFL Package

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.

May 03, 2013

Free Stuff Fridays
This week’s Free Stuff Fridays sponsored by Moody Publishers. They have packaged up a collection of brand new books for you. There will be five winners this week and each of the winners will receive these four books:

  • Bible SavvyThe Bible Savvy Series by James Nicodem. “Made up of four individual volumes (Epic, Foundation, Context, and Walk), Bible Savvy is a foundational resource for those wanting to better understand the Bible. From the whole storyline of the Bible to personal application and how to live it, this set of four accessible books is an ideal resource for small groups, Sunday school classes, youth groups, and individuals seeking to increase their breadth of knowledge about God’s word.”
  • Thrive by Lina AbuJamra. “Despite what many people think, singleness is not a disease. It’s not the lesser option. Singleness is God’s gift to you today. In Thrive, Lina AbuJamra - who has been single for over 40 years - will show you how you can make a difference with your life right now instead of sitting around waiting for something to happen to you. If you’re ready to figure out what God has to say about singleness instead of relying on your own feelings and conclusions, this book is for you.
  • Cassie and Caleb Discover God’s Wonderful Design by Susan Hunt and Richie Hunt. “Boys and girls, from 5 to 8 years of age, will love the fun world of Cassie and Caleb, two energetic and inquisitive children discovering the beauty of God’s wonderful design. Through twenty beautifully illustrated short stories, followed by an interactive time between parent and child, your children will learn: The creational principle that “God created man in his own image … male and female he created them” is extraordinary! That Jesus is in all of Scripture. The Bible is not a collection of disconnected stories; it is the one big story of the Triune God redeeming His people.” And more…
  • The Church Planting Wife by Christine Hoover. “In The Church Planting Wife, Hoover explores and encourages the hearts of her readers while teaching what it means to have heart prepared for this unique ministry. As the wife of a church planter, she knows well the highs and lows; glories and despairs. Christine speaks with clarity and poignancy to the reader about what it looks like to be part of the church planting ministry and to grow a heart that wholly reflects Jesus.”

If you’d like to take a shot at winning them, all you need to do is fill in your name and email address below.

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.

April 26, 2013

Free Stuff Fridays
This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Frontline Ministries. This is an amazing ministry that produces the Dispatches from the Front DVD series—a series I love. Here is what the ministry is all about:

Dispatches from the FrontFrontline’s key objective is to advance the Gospel, forming vibrant, Word-centered, disciple-making churches, especially in those regions of the world that have the least Light. We are driven by the same desire that animated the apostle Paul who said it was always his ambition to preach the Gospel where Christ was not known (Romans 15:20). We pursue this goal by equipping Christians on the frontlines to reach their own people for Christ, by forming strategic partnerships with them, and by developing creative platforms in countries closed to traditional missions.

They are giving away 5 prize packages and each package will contain all 6 episodes of Dispatches From the Front. Here is the trailer for the most recent episode:

These films are a great way to experience life at the frontline of missions. The most recent episode is the best one yet, offering a fascinating glimpse into life in a land that is in so many ways closed to the gospel. 

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.

April 19, 2013

Free Stuff Fridays
This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by our friends at CBD Reformed. As they always do, they are offering five prize packages, each of which will contain several great items:

  • Rare JewelMorning by Morning for Graduates by Charles Spurgeon — Retail price $7.95
  • The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment by Jeremiah Burroughs — Retail Price $9.00
  • ESV Compact Bible, SkyTone Ivy Design — Retail Price $24.99

In addition, CBD Reformed is offering a 4-day sale (April 19 - 22) on the following three products:

Those deals are available to anyone, and not just the five winners.

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.

April 12, 2013

Free Stuff Fridays
The Good Book Company is again sponsoring Free Stuff Friday. This week they are giving away 5 Sample Packs of both the Soul & CY Courses. There will be 5 winners and each of the winners will receive one of these packs, a $55 value.

Soul is designed for Sr. High and College age/ young adults while CY is designed for Jr. High. But both use Mark’s Gospel to look at who Jesus is, why he came and what it means to follow him. Soul is designed to work with the Soul DVD which features superb production values and a carefully crafted script to present the gospel in an accessible and relevant way.

SoulI had the opportunity this week at TGC13 to host a Youth Ministry Leaders’ panel discussion where they introduced these resources. And, in fact, I have taught the curriculum in its previous version and found it very effective.

The new look for Soul and CY was launched at TGC13 this week with youth evangelist, Nate Morgan Locke. His breakout session was on keeping the gospel central in youth ministry and Soul and CY are tools to help you do that. Watch Nate Morgan Locke’s video introduction to Soul.

If your are not one of the winners of the 5 Starter Packs, The Good Book Company is offering you an opportunity to get these resources at a reduced cost. They are offering you an additional 20% discount off any sample or starter pack, meaning you save a massive 40% on the individual list prices. Use code FSF413 to get this offer.

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.

April 05, 2013

Free Stuff Fridays
This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored Zondervan. They are giving away a pretty good prize package here. There will be five winners this week, and each of those winners will receive the following five books:

  • Bound TogetherBound Together by Chris Brauns. “Pastor and author Chris Brauns unpacks the biblical concept of solidarity, that one person can represent many and that our lives are necessarily interconnected with the choices others make. In Bound Together, pastor and author Chris Brauns explains how this truth—which raises questions of fairness and justice—is necessary to fully understand our salvation in Christ.”
  • Center Church by Tim Keller. “Timothy Keller outlines a broad theological vision that connects classical evangelical doctrine to holistic and vibrant ministry expression, particularly in globalized, urbanized settings.”
  • Pilgrim TheologyPilgrim Theology by Michael Horton. “This concise tour of Christian doctrine is an ideal resource for Sunday School, reading groups, church-wide studies, and college courses examining the Christian faith and the Reformed tradition. Based, in part, on Michael Horton’s award-winning The Christian Faith, this new study—Pilgrim Theology—presents the church’s teachings in an accessible manner, while engaging other Christian traditions and contemporary theological issues.”
  • Insourcing by Randy Pope. “Highlighting the successful ‘life-on-life missional discipleship’ practices that his church has refined for over twenty years, Randy Pope inspires pastors and church leaders to leave behind ineffective programs and to stop ‘outsourcing’ the task of discipleship by moving it from the margins of the church back into the mainstream.”
  • Gospel Coach by Scott Thomas and Tom Wood. “To help pastors and other Christian leaders lovingly lead God’s flock to Jesus Christ and fulfill his mission, Scott Thomas and Tom Wood present Gospel Coach, clarifying a process of coaching and shepherding that is rooted in the patterns of the Good Shepherd himself, a process in which leaders stir up the gifts, passions, and callings of others.”

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.

March 29, 2013

Free Stuff Fridays
This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by New Growth Press. New Growth Press “publishes gospel-centered and Bible-based materials that empower individuals, families, and churches to grow in their love for God, their love for others, and their ability to bring healing and hope to the world.” Today they are giving away 5 Gospel Story for Kids prize packs. Five winners will each receive a copy of the following 3 books:

I can attest that these are excellent books; I read a chapter of The Gospel Story Bible to my girls every night.

New Growth Press is also offering you a chance to save up to 40% site-wide at newgrowthpress.com. Just use coupon code TC40 to save up to 40% off retail prices on Gospel Story for Kids resources, CCEF minibooks, World Harvest Mission small group resources, and much more. (Note: the offer does not apply to packages). The coupon code is good through Tuesday, April 2 at 5 PM EST.

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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