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Giveaways

March 27, 2015

It’s time for another Free Stuff Fridays. This week’s giveaway is sponsored by Crossway, and they are offering a family pack, of sorts. There will be 5 winners and each of them will receive the following 3 books:

  • FurmanThe Pastor’s Wife: Strengthened by Grace for a Life of Love by Gloria Furman. “In this encouraging and often humorous book, Gloria Furman offers pastors’ wives a breath of fresh air, reminding readers that Christ stands ready to help regardless of the circumstance—whether it’s late-night counseling sessions, unrealistic expectations about how they spend their time, or complaints about their husbands’ preaching. Filled with life-giving truth from God’s Word, this book will help pastors’ wives joyfully treasure their Savior, love their husbands, and serve their churches.”
  • Dangerous CallingDangerous Calling: Confronting the Unique Challenges of Pastoral Ministry by Paul Tripp. After traveling the globe and speaking to thousands of churches worldwide, Paul David Tripp has discovered a serious problem within pastoral culture. Dangerous Calling reveals the truth that the culture surrounding our pastors is spiritually unhealthy—an environment that actively undermines the well-being and effectiveness of our church leaders and thus the entire church body. Here is a book that both diagnoses and offers cures for issues that impact every member and church leader, and gives solid strategies for fighting the all-important war that rages in our churches today.”
  • A Loving LifeA Loving Life: In a World of Broken Relationships by Paul Miller. “How do you love with no love in return? How do you love when no one notices or cares? Best-selling author Paul Miller tackles these tough questions at the heart of our struggle to love head-on. Drawing from the book of Ruth, A Loving Life offers the help we need to embrace relationship, endure rejection, cultivate community, and reach out to even the most unlovable around us as we discover the power to live a loving life.”

Enter the Draw

All you need to do to enter the draw is to drop your name and email address in the form below. (If you receive this by email, you will need to visit challies.com to enter.)

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 20, 2015

For those who are counting, this is the 300th edition of Free Stuff Fridays. Do the math, and that means readers have won somewhere around 4,500 books. Not bad! This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by CBD Reformed. And as they always do, they are giving away a pretty good prize package. There will be 5 winners this week, and each of the winners will receive the following 3 books:

  • KellerJesus the King: Understanding the Life and Death of the Son of God by Timothy Keller (Retail Price $16.00). “An insightful and revelatory look at the life of Christ by the man Newsweek called ‘a C.S. Lewis for the 21st century.’ Join Keller as he explores the Gospel of Mark; demonstrates how the story of Jesus is cosmic, historical, and personal; and encourages you to re-examine your relationship with God. Previously published as King’s Cross.”
  • Autopsy of a Deceased Church: 12 Ways to Keep Yours Alive by Thom Rainer (Retail price $12.99). “Whether your church is vibrant or dying, whether you are a pastor or a church member, Autopsy of a Deceased Church will walk you through the radical paths necessary to keep your church alive to the glory of God and advancement of Christ’s Kingdom!”
  • Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross: Experiencing the Passion and Power of Easter, Edited by Nancy Guthrie (Retail Price $12.99). “In Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross, editor Nancy Guthrie draws from works and sermons of twenty-five classic theologians and contemporaries to bring you and your family into an experience of the passion of Christ. Combining the victory of Christ’s sacrifice on the cross and Scripture, she draws you to the cross throughout the Easter season and beyond.”

In addition, CBD Reformed is offering a 4-day sale (March 20 - 23) on the following three products:

Enter the Draw

All you need to do to enter the draw is to drop your name and email address in the form below. (If you receive this by email, you will need to visit challies.com to enter.)

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 13, 2015

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Baker Publishing, and they’ve got some great new books to send your way. There will be 5 winners this week, and each of those winners will receive the following 3 books:

  • Matt PapaLook and Live: Behold the Soul-Thrilling, Sin-Destroying Glory of Christ by Matt Papa. This was one of my favorite books of 2014. “Are you tired? Stuck? Still fighting the same sin you’ve been fighting for years? The call in these pages is not to work or to strive, but to lift your eyes. You don’t need more willpower. You need a vision of greatness that sweeps you off your feet. You need to see glory. Behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world.”
  • MohlerThe Conviction to Lead: 25 Principles for Leadership That Matters by Albert Mohler. “Cultures and organizations do not change without strong leadership. While many leadership books focus on management or administration, the central focus of The Conviction to Lead is on changing minds. Using his own experiences and examples from history, Dr. Mohler demonstrates that real leadership is a transferring of conviction to others, affecting their actions, motivations, intuition, and commitment. This practical guide walks the reader through what a leader needs to know, do, and be in order to affect change.”
  • PiperThe Supremacy of God in Preaching, Revised and Expanded Edition by John Piper. “This newly revised and expanded edition of this classic preaching resource is the essential guide for preachers who want to stir the embers of revival. John Piper has added valuable new material reflecting on his thirty-three years of preaching at Bethlehem Baptist Church, offering a glimpse of what a lifetime of putting God first has done for the faith of the hundreds of thousands who have heard him preach over the years.”

Enter the Draw

All you need to do to enter the draw is to drop your name and email address in the form below. (If you receive this by email, you will need to visit challies.com to enter.)

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 06, 2015

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by our friends at Reformation Heritage Books. There will be 5 winners this week, and each of those winners will receive a copy of the following 4 books:

  • Historical AdamThe Quest for the Historical Adam: Genesis, Hermeneutics, and Human Origins by William VanDoodewaard. “Was Adam really a historical person, and can we trust the biblical story of human origins? Or is the story of Eden simply a metaphor, leaving scientists the job to correctly reconstruct the truth of how humanity began? Although the church currently faces these pressing questions—exacerbated as they are by scientific and philosophical developments of our age—we must not think that they are completely new. In The Quest for the Historical Adam, William VanDoodewaard recovers and assesses the teaching of those who have gone before us, providing a historical survey of Genesis commentary on human origins from the patristic era to the present…”
  • PerkinsThe Works of William Perkins, Volume 1 edited by Stephen Yuille. “The Works of William Perkins fills a major gap in Reformed and Puritan theology. Though Perkins is best known today for his writings on predestination, he also wrote prolifically on many subjects. His works filled over two thousand large pages of small print in three folio volumes and were reprinted several times in the decades after his death. However, his complete works have not been in print since the mid-seventeenth century. This modern typeset edition of the Works includes four volumes of Perkins’s expositions of Scripture, three volumes of his doctrinal and polemical treatises, and three volumes of his practical writings.”
  • Battle PlanGod’s Battle Plan for the Mind: The Puritan Practice of Biblical Meditation by David Saxton. “During the seventeenth century, English Puritan pastors often encouraged their congregations in the spiritual discipline of meditating on God and His Word. Today, however, much of evangelicalism is either ignorant of or turned off to the idea of meditation. In God’s Battle Plan for the Mind, pastor David Saxton seeks to convince God’s people of the absolute necessity for personal meditation and motivate them to begin this work themselves.”
  • Revelation Journible. “Each Journible is organized so that you can write out your very own copy of Scripture. You will be writing the Bible text only on the right hand page of the book. This should make for easier writing and also allows ample space on the left page to write your own notes and comments. From time to time a question or word will be lightly printed on the left page; these questions are to aid in further study, but should not interfere with your own notes and comments.”

Enter the Draw

All you need to do to enter the draw is to drop your name and email address in the form below. (If you receive this by email, you will need to visit challies.com to enter.)

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.

February 27, 2015

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by our friends at Crossway. They are offering 5 prizes this week, and each of the prizes will contain 3 of their brand new books. All 5 winners will receive:

  • The Things of EarthThe Things of Earth by Joe Rigney. “The world is full of good things. Ice-cold lemonade. The laughter of children. College football. Scrambled eggs and crispy bacon. But what happens to these earthly pleasures when Jesus shows up? Do the things of earth grow strangely dim? Or does he shine in all that’s fair? In this book, Joe Rigney offers a breath of fresh air to Christians who are burdened by false standards, impossible expectations, and misguided notions of holiness. Steering a middle course between idolatry on the one hand and ingratitude on the other, this much-needed book reminds us that every good gift comes from the Father’s hand, that God’s blessings should drive us to worship and generosity, and that a passion for God’s glory is as wide as the world.”
  • ExperiencingExperiencing the Trinity by Joe Thorn. “What do you do when you’re at the end of your rope? For Christians, there is only one simple yet profound answer: turn to the triune God. Born out of lessons learned during one of the most spiritually challenging periods of his life, Experiencing the Trinity by pastor Joe Thorn contains 50 down-to-earth meditations on God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. Overflowing with scriptural truth, pastoral wisdom, and personal honesty, this book reflects on common experiences of doubt, fear, and temptation—pointing readers to the grace that God provides and the strength that he promises.”
  • Luther on the Christian LifeLuther on the Christian Life by Carl Trueman. “Martin Luther’s historical significance can hardly be overstated. Known as the father of the Protestant Reformation, Luther has had an enormous impact on Western Christianity and culture. In Luther on the Christian Life, historian Carl Trueman introduces readers to the lively Reformer, taking them on a tour of his historical context, theological system, and approach to the Christian life. Whether exploring Luther’s theology of protest, ever-present sense of humor, or misunderstood view of sanctification, this book will help modern readers go deeper in their spiritual walk by learning from one of the great teachers of the faith.”

Enter the Draw

All you need to do to enter the draw is to drop your name and email address in the form below. (If you receive this by email, you will need to visit challies.com to enter.)

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.

February 20, 2015

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by a first-time sponsor: Zoe Clothing Company: Christian Apparel For the Whole Family. Here is what they say about their company:

Zoe Clothing Company is a Christian design company based out of Los Angeles, passionate about merging the truth of God’s Word and the beauty of thoughtful design into clothes that matter. Our desire is to be a vessel by which men and women can express with their style what they hide in their hearts, and our hope is for the light of Christ to shine brightly in the world as our customers seek to be lamps in darkness, cities set on hills.

Our shirts are printed with hymn lyrics and Bible verses that demonstrate the beautiful gospel message with which God has illumined our lives. Whether it’s telling the world that we are pilgrims living in a place that is not our home, or reminding our children that they are precious in His sight, we hope our clothes aid in your witness to the world!

There will be 5 winners this week, and each winner will receive 1 shirt of their choice.

Zoe

Enter the Draw

All you need to do to enter the draw is to drop your name and email address in the form below. (If you receive this by email, you will need to visit challies.com to enter.)

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.

February 13, 2015

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by The Gray Havens—the husband-wife Dave and Licia Radford, a folk-pop duo whose unique artistry draws from such influences as C.S. Lewis, JRR Tolkien, and Jonathan Edwards. They are offering 5 prize packages this week, and each package will consist of:

  • Fire and StoneOne 12oz. bag of The Gray Havens Coffee Blend, which is roasted at the coffee shop where they first started playing shows. (I’ve tried it and it’s good!)
  • 1 CD copy of their recent album Fire and Stone. Fire and Stone, their debut full-length recording, is being hailed as “a phenomenal recording,” and reached the Top 10 on national mainstream Singer-Songwriter charts.
  • An autographed tour poster

If you’d like to buy their album, you can enjoy $4 dollars off the digital version by going to their store and using 4FIRE as a promo code.

You’re also free to download and enjoy their song “Far Kingdom.”

Enter the Draw

All you need to do to enter the draw is to drop your name and email address in the form below. (If you receive this by email, you will need to visit challies.com to enter.)

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.

February 06, 2015

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Mitch Maher and his new blog mitchmaher.com. Mitch is a pastor, teacher, and creator of Clarifying The Bible, a resource you’ve seen sponsoring my blog before. He is offering a great prize package, along with a pretty cool additional offer below. There will be 5 winners this week, and each of those winners will receive the following 3 resources:

In addition, Mitch is offering the Digital Bundle of Clarifying The Bible to all my readers with the following incentive—purchase the Digital Bundle ($15) anytime over the next week using the coupon code frontline and 100% of the proceeds of your purchase will be given to Tim Keesee’s Frontline Missions International to help advance the Gospel in the world’s difficult places. This offer only applies to the Digital Bundle and ends at midnight on Thursday, February 12, so take advantage of it soon!

Enter the Draw

All you need to do to enter the draw is to drop your name and email address in the form below. (If you receive this by email, you will need to visit challies.com to enter.)

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.

January 30, 2015

This week’s Free Stuff Friday is sponsored by Missional Wear. They are giving away 10 of their amazing “The Resolutions of Jonathan Edwards” posters.

“Being sensible that I am unable to do anything without God’s help, I do humbly entreat him by his grace to enable me to keep these Resolutions, so far as they are agreeable to his will, for Christ’s sake.” ~ Jonathan Edwards

These are the words that begin the 70 Resolutions of Jonathan Edwards, a man who was determined to never “lose one moment of time,” but to live with all his might to the glory of God. With his heart set on the eternal purposes of God, Edwards was, “Resolved, that I will do whatsoever I think to be most to God’s glory and to my own good, profit, and pleasure, in the whole of my duration.”

Today, these resolutions can inspire you to go the distance with gusto as they hang proudly in your home, church or office. It is beautifully designed to look like the original document adding to its vintage appeal.

Missional Wear is offering a special coupon code for the readers of this blog that will save $16 on this print ending February 5th. Use code “challies” at checkout.

Resolutions

Enter the Draw

All you need to do to enter the draw is to drop your name and email address in the form below. (If you receive this by email, you will need to visit challies.com to enter.)

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.

 

January 23, 2015

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Scripture Memory Kids. There will be 5 winners this week and each of the winners will receive a copy of both of the Scripture Memory Kids CDs. Here is what they say about their albums:

There is just something about music that makes memorizing easier and that is at the heart of what we do here at Scripture Memory Kids ™ .  Our fun and lively Scripture Memory CDs help kids, of any age, memorize God’s Word in an exciting and effective way.

Scripture Memory Kids also provides lots of fun, free downloads intended to further assist people in memorizing God’s Word. You can check some of those out here.

In addition, for the next seven days Scripture Memory Kids is offering a 25% discount at the Scripture Memory Kids store, exclusively for friends of Challies.com, when you enter the discount code challies2save at the time of checkout at ScriptureMemoryKids.com.

 

SMK

Enter the Draw

All you need to do to enter the draw is to drop your name and email address in the form below. (If you receive this by email, you will need to visit challies.com to enter.)

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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