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Giveaways

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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August 21, 2015

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by CBD Reformed. They are long-time sponsors of Free Stuff Fridays and, as they always do, they are giving away 5 great prize packages this week. There will be 5 winners and each of them will receive the following 3 books:

  • Recovering RedemptionWhat Does the Bible Really Teach About Homosexuality? by Kevin DeYoung - Retail price $12.99
  • Disciplines of a Godly Young Man by R. Kent Hughes & W. Carey Hughes - Retail Price $16.99
  • Recovering Redemption: A Gospel-Saturated Perspective on How to Change by Matt Chandler & Michael Snetzer - Retail Price $16.99

In addition, CBD Reformed is offering a 4-day sale (August 21 - 24) on the following three products:

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August 14, 2015

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Kress Biblical Resources. "Kress Biblical Resources is setting a new standard in timely, clear, and doctrinally sound books and resources for pastors and Bible students. Our authors are approved workmen, not celebrities. Our books are designed to stand the test of exegesis, not chase after every new wind of doctrine."

Kress is giving away 5 prize packages this week. Each of the 5 winners will receive the following 3 books:

  • The Upper Room by John MacArthur. "In The Upper Room, Pastor John MacArthur takes us back to that night and the glorious hope we have in Christ. This is vintage MacArthur--an exposition of the text that resonates with devotion to the Lord and love for God's people, calling us to know and to love the One who loved us to the end."
  • Wait: Waiting on God in a World that Won't Wait by Smedly Yates. "Waiting on God is a lost art in the Christian life. Everybody waits, but nobody likes to wait. Waiting feels like a waste of time, an unnecessary exercise in patience, or a foreboding sense that something bad is about to happen. More than we realize, we have grown accustomed to filling our desires instantaneously, and we have taught ourselves to miss out on one of the most rewarding exercises in all of life."
  • The Cup and the Glory: Lessons on Suffering and the Glory of God by Greg Harris. "In the Cup and the Glory, Greg Harris takes his readers on a profound journey through the Scriptures as they explore the way to suffer for Christ, with Christ."

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August 07, 2015

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Adam4d.com, one of my favorite web comics. I appreciate a lot of Adam's material, and especially the ones in which he describes those universal Christian experiences (e.g. The Prayer Fairy) or really rotten theology (e.g. Trust Your Heart, Sweetie). Adam4d sells some of his comics as prints and today I'm giving away a few of them. But, even better, he has also published a collection of his comics called Implications Abound. I will be giving those away as well.

There will be five winners this week, and each winner will receive the book and will also be able to choose one of those prints to receive.

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July 31, 2015

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Crossway. Crossway is offering 5 great prize packages this week, and each of the packages contains some of their new books. That means there will be 5 winners this week, and each of them will receive these 3 books:

Praying the BiblePraying the Bible by Donald Whitney. "When you pray, does it ever feel like you’re just saying the same old things about the same old things? Offering us the encouragement and the practical advice we’re all looking for, Donald S. Whitney, best-selling author of Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life, outlines an easy-to-grasp method that has the power to transform our prayer life: praying the words of Scripture. Simple, yet profound, Praying the Bible will prove invaluable as you seek to commune with your heavenly Father in prayer each and every day."

Things Not SeenThings Not Seen: A Fresh Look at Old Stories of Trusting God's Promises by Jon Bloom. "God is doing far more than we can see in our pain. We plead for God’s deliverance from our pain and wonder why he keeps letting it go on. We are not alone. A cloud of witnesses surrounds us and they help us understand. In these 35 creative retellings of Bible stories, Jon Bloom explores the hope and joy that Abraham, Moses, Naomi, John the Baptist, and others experienced in the painful process of discovering that God’s promises really are more trustworthy than our perceptions."

Really TeachWhat Does the Bible Really Teach about Homosexuality? by Kevin DeYoung. "In this timely book, award-winning author Kevin DeYoung challenges each of us—the skeptic and the seeker, the certain and the confused—to take a humble look at God’s Word regarding the issue of homosexuality. After examining key biblical passages in both the Old and New Testaments and the Bible’s overarching teaching regarding sexuality, DeYoung responds to popular objections raised by Christians and non-Christians alike, making this an indispensable resource for thinking through one of the most pressing issues of our day."

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July 24, 2015

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Christian Focus. Christian Focus Publications, based in the North of Scotland, produce a range of books from well-known authors such as John Piper, Tim Chester and J.I Packer. Their mission is to "reach out and stay faithful," serving every corner of the world with high-quality Christian literature. You can connect with them on Facebook and Twitter.

They are giving away some great prize packages this week. There will be 5 winners this week, and each of them will receive the following books:

Motyer A Christian's Pocket Guide to Loving the Old Testament: One Book, One God, One Story by Alec Motyer. Packed within this book is a love for the Old Testament cultivated over nearly ninety years. It presents the insight of a seasoned scholar in a way that is both pastorally warm and intellectually accessible. This accessible yet powerful addition to the Pocket Guide series draw together the threads of Scripture to help us understand the power of God's word when viewed in its completeness. "Now 90, Alec Motyer retains all his old clarity, warmth and charm as he shares his infectious affection for, and insight into, Jesus's Bible. This is a first-rate get-you-started book." (J. I. Packer)

Rubies Far Above Rubies: The Life of Bethan Lloyd-Jones by Lynette G. Clark. The galleries of the great heroes of faith contain many inspirational women; although not always placed in as prominent a position for all to see, their service has been invaluable in God's kingdom. The wife of Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones was such a woman. Bethan Lloyd-Jones' portrait has long been hidden in a part of the gallery known only to her family and certain close friends. Lynette G. Clark brings this portrait into view, capturing the wit, wisdom and faith of a godly wife, mother and friend. "What a rich and colorful portrait, of a godly woman who served her Savior with wit and wisdom...This is a portrait worth stopping to relish and study." (Kathleen B. Nielson, Director of Women's Initiatives, The Gospel Coalition)

Moody How Church Can Change Your Life: Answers to the 10 Most Common Questions about Church by Josh Moody. Google books on church, there will be no shortage of choice! Some will be helpful, others less so. So why another book on church? Josh Moody, is, in fact, asking a very different question: why should I go to church at all? Filled with practical advice, this book will help you answer questions you maybe should have known the answer to and other questions you never knew to ask! "... a powerful and needed reminder of the central role the local church should play in the life of every Christian." (R. Albert Mohler)

Chester Crown of Thorns: Connecting Kingdom and Cross by Tim Chester. Within evangelicalism today it can sometimes seem there are two competing versions of the gospel. There is the gospel of the kingdom with its focus on God's plan to restore the world. And there is the gospel of the cross with its focus on the offer of forgiveness. These two emphases create contrasting models of discipleship and mission. In Crown of Thorns Tim Chester shows how these two gospels are really one gospel - the message of the King who establishes justice in a surprising way. "This book is an absolute gift for those who want a holistic discipleship that 'teaches them to obey everything I have commanded you.''"(Daniel Montgomery, Senior Pastor, Sojourn Community Church, Louisville, Kentucky)

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July 17, 2015

This week’s sponsor of Free Stuff Friday is CBD Reformed. As they always do they are giving away a great prize package. There will be 5 winners this week, and each of them will receive the following 3 books:

  • Everything a Child Should Know About God by Kenneth Taylor - Retail price $19.99
  • Fighting Satan: Knowing His Weaknesses, Strategies, and Defeat by Joel Beeke - Retail price $12.00
  • The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism by Timothy Keller - Retail Price $16.00

In addition, CBD Reformed is offering a 4-day sale (July 17 - 20) on the following three products:

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July 10, 2015

SBTS

This week’s sponsor of Free Stuff Friday is The Center for Christian Preaching, an academic center on the campus of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. The Center is the host of an annual preaching conference called the Expositors Summit. And on October 27-29 H.B. Charles, Jr., Derek Thomas, and R. Albert Mohler, Jr. will lead this year’s conference as the plenary speakers. The Expositors Summit will also hold a pre-conference , “The Pulpit and Reconciliation”.

The Center for Christian preaching is offering a great prize package that contains the three volumes in the SBTS Press “Legacy Series”. This series is an attempt to re-print classic texts for a modern audience in an attractive binding and format. The books are not available online, so this is a great opportunity to get a hold of the set. The fourth volume in the set will be given away at this year’s Expositors Summit. There will be 5 winners this week and each of them will receive the following 3 volumes:

  • On the Preparation and Delivery of Sermons, John Broadus
  • An Abstract of Theology, James Boyce
  • The Inspiration and Authority of the Bible, Benjamin Warfield

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July 03, 2015

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by a first-time sponsor: Founders Ministries. “Founders Ministries is a ministry of teaching and encouragement promoting both doctrine and devotion expressed in the Doctrines of Grace and their experiential application to the local church, particularly in the areas of worship and witness. Founders Ministries takes as its theological framework the first recognized confession of faith that Southern Baptists produced, The Abstract of Principles.”

Founders is offering an interesting prize package this week. There will be 5 winners and each of them will receive:

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June 26, 2015

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by our friends at Crossway. Crossway is giving away 5 prize packages this week and each of them will contain 3 great new books. Each winner will receive:

  • Son of GodThe Son of God and the New Creation by Graeme Goldsworthy. “The Short Studies in Biblical Theology series is designed to help readers see the whole Bible as a unified story culminating in Jesus Christ. Written by trusted biblical scholars, each volume traces an important topic through God’s Word—from Genesis to Revelation—and explores its significance for the Christian life. In this volume, renowned Bible scholar Graeme Goldsworthy traces the theme of divine sonship from Adam, through the nation of Israel and King David, and ultimately to Jesus Christ—the ‘Son of God’ par excellence.”
  • Side by SideSide by Side: Walking with Others in Wisdom and Love by Edward T. Welch. Everyone needs help from time to time, especially in the midst of painful circumstances and difficult trials. In this short book, a highly respected biblical counselor and successful author offers practical guidance for all Christians—pastors and laypeople alike—who want to develop their ‘helping skills’ when it comes to walking alongside hurting people. Written out of the conviction that friends are the best helpers, this accessible introduction to biblical counseling will equip believers to share their burdens with one another through gentle words of wisdom and kind acts of love. This book is written for those eager to see God use ordinary relationships and conversations between ordinary Christians to work extraordinary miracles in the lives of his people.
  • Blind SpotsBlind Spots: Becoming a Courageous, Compassionate, and Commissioned Church by Collin Hansen. “The world needs bold, united followers of Jesus. It needs you and me to understand and appreciate the contributions of our brothers and sisters in faith. However, too often, our blind spots lead to divisions and disagreements, preventing God’s people from testifying to his grace with one voice. In this provocative book, Collin Hansen helps us view our differences as opportunities to more effectively engage a needy world with the love of Christ. Highlighting the diversity of thought, experience, and personality that God has given to his people, Blind Spots lays the foundation for a new generation of Christians eager to cultivate a courageous, compassionate, and commissioned church.”

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