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Giveaways

August 29, 2014

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by our friends at Crossway, and they are offering some great prizes that include several brand new books. There will be 5 winners this week, and each of those winners will receive the following 3 books:

  • CosperThe Stories We Tell by Mike Cosper. “From horror flicks to rom-coms, the tales we tell and the myths we weave inevitably echo the narrative underlying all of history: the story of humanity’s tragic sin and God’s triumphant salvation. This entertaining book connects the dots between the stories we tell and the one great Story—helping us better understand the longings of the human heart and thoughtfully engage with the movies and TV shows that capture our imaginations.”
  • KostenbergerGod’s Design for Man and Woman by Andreas and Margaret Kostenberger. “This thorough study of the Bible’s teaching on men and women aims to help a new generation of Christians live for Christ in today’s world. Moving beyond other treatments that primarily focus on select passages, this winsome volume traces Scripture’s overarching pattern related to male-female relationships in both the Old and New Testaments. Those interested in careful discussion rather than caustic debate will discover that God’s design is not confining or discriminatory but beautiful, wise, liberating, and good.”
  • OrtlundEdwards on the Christian Life: Alive to the Beauty of God by Dane Ortlund. “Dane Ortlund invites us to explore the great eighteenth-century pastor’s central passion: God’s resplendent beauty. Whether the topic was the nature of love, the preeminence of Scripture, or the glory of the natural world, the concept of beauty stood at the heart of Edwards’s theology and permeated his portrait of the Christian life. Clear and engaging, this accessible volume will inspire you to embrace Edwards’s magnificent vision of what it means to be a Christian: enjoying and reflecting of the beauty of God in all things.”

Enter to Win

Again, there are 5 prize packages to win. And 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.

August 22, 2014

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by our friends at CBD Reformed. As they always do, they are offering some great prizes. There will be 5 winners this week, and each of those winners will receive the following 3 books:

  • Galatians For YouGalatians For You: For Reading, for Feeding, for Leading by Tim Keller – Retail Price $22.99
  • Desiring God: Meditations of a Christian Hedonist by John Piper - Retail price $15.99
  • ESV Compact Bible - Retail Price $24.99

In addition, CBD Reformed is offering a 4-day sale (August 22 - 25) on the following three products:

Enter to Win

Again, there are 5 prize packages to win. And 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.

August 15, 2014

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Moody Publishers. They are offering some excellent books this week. There will be 5 winners, and each of those winners will receive the following 5 books:

  • HolcombIs It My Fault: Hope and Healing for Victims of Domestic Violence by Justin and Lindsey Holcomb. “Is it My Fault? proclaims the gospel of healing and hope to victims who know too well the depths of destruction and the overwhelming reality of domestic violence.”
  • Pulling Back the Shades by Dannah Gresh and Dr. Juli Slattery. “Christian women don’t have to choose between being sexual and spiritual. They have legitimate longings that the Church has been afraid to talk about, and books like Fifty Shades of Grey exploit.”
  • LettersLetters to a Birmingham Jail:  A Response to the Words and Dreams of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by Bryan Loritts, John Perkins, Crawford W. Loritts Jr. and John Piper. “Letters to a Birmingham Jail is a collection of essays written by men of various ethnicities and ages, yet all are committed to the centrality of the gospel, nudging us to pursue Christ exalting diversity.”
  • Finding God at the Kitchen Sink: Search for Glory in the Everyday Grime by Maggie Paulus. “Finding God at the Kitchen Sink is a collection of reflections, written for those who long for solace in the middle of chaos and those looking for grace in a fallen, confusing and disorderly world.”
  • God’s Pursuit of Man by A.W. Tozer. “Although written two years after the publication of The Pursuit of God, A.W. Tozer’s God’s Pursuit of Man sets forth the biblical truth that before man can pursue God, God must first pursue man.”

Enter to Win

Again, there are 5 prize packages to win. And 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.

August 01, 2014

Covenant EyesThis week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by a first-time sponsor, but one I’m sure you know. Covenant Eyes is giving away one-year subscriptions to their services (a $167 value). There will be 5 winners this week.

Why is Internet protection important? The Internet is full of temptations for adults and kids alike. However, when we are honest about where we go and what we do online—when we don’t keep our Internet use a secret—this reduces temptation. When others know about where we go online, it changes how we use the Web, and we keep lines of communication and confession open to those who can help us if we fall.

Covenant Eyes Internet Accountability sends a regular report of your Internet activity to anyone you trust. Parents, choose to receive a Report of the sites your kids visit, the YouTube videos they watch, and the search terms they use.

Additionally, the Covenant Eyes Internet Filter blocks websites based on the maturity of the content on each website. Parents can create their own custom list of blocked and allowed websites and block the Internet at specific times of day.

In addition to providing Internet Accountability and Filtering, Covenant Eyes provides free e-books and other resources to help parents, those who are struggling, and wives of those who are struggling.

Winners of this prize will get a free Family Account for one year at no charge. Install Covenant Eyes on as many devices as you want—your PC, Mac, iPod touch, iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire HD. Get as many usernames as you need to keep your family protected online. A username for each member of your family means every person has their own Accountability Reports and their own Filter settings.

Enter to Win

Again, there are 5 prize packages to win. And 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.

July 25, 2014

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Thomas Nelson, and they are giving away some books I think you’re going to like. There will be 5 winners this week, and each of the winners will receive these 3 books:

  • Risky GospelRisky Gospel: Abandon Fear and Build Something Awesome by Owen Strachan. How do you access a real, thriving, vibrant faith? You trust a big God, and you start living like he’s real. It’s time to put our comfort and ease and false security on the line. If we know God is real, let’s pray as if he’s actually listening. If we know he’s good, let’s reflect that goodness in the world. When our problems feel big, let’s lean on the One who is bigger. Is that risky? ‘Sure,’ says Owen Strachan. ‘Embrace it anyway. It’s literally the only way to live’.”
  • Jesus ReligionJesus > Religion:  Why He Is So Much Better Than Trying Harder, Doing More, and Being Good Enough by Jefferson Bethke. “Jefferson Bethke burst into the cultural conversation in 2012 with a passionate, provocative poem titled “Why I Hate Religion, But Love Jesus.” In Jesus > Religion, Bethke unpacks similar contrasts that he drew in the poem—highlighting the difference between teeth gritting and grace, law and love, performance and peace, despair and hope. With refreshing candor he delves into the motivation behind his message, beginning with the unvarnished tale of his own plunge from the pinnacle of a works-based, fake-smile existence that sapped his strength and led him down a path of destructive behavior.”
  • DragonsNo More Dragons: Get Free from Broken Dreams, Lost Hope, Bad Religion, and Other Monsters by Jim Burgen. “You make a long chain of bad choices. The chain gradually wraps around you. Layer by layer, it begins to take on the aspect of scales. One day you glance at yourself in the mirror and a monster is staring back at you. You aren’t who you used to be. You aren’t who you want to be. You’re not who you were created and designed to be. Instead, you’re a dragon. When Jim Burgen was nineteen years old, he realized how easy it had been to become a dragon. He knew he didn’t want to be one anymore … but how? No More Dragons is the story of our common, hopeful journey from dragonhood back to personhood.”

Enter to Win

Again, there are 5 prize packages to win. And 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.

July 18, 2014

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by our friends at CBD Reformed. They are giving away 5 prize sets today, and each of the prizes will contain the following 3 books:

  • WorldviewWhat’s Your Worldview? An Interactive Approach to Life’s Big Questions by James Anderson - Retail price $10.99
  • Treasuring Christ When Your Hands Are Full: Gospel Meditations For Busy Moms by Gloria Furman - Retail Price $10.99
  • Strengthen My Spirit by Charles Spurgeon – Retail Price $7.99

In addition, CBD Reformed is offering a 4-day sale (July 18 - 21) on the following three products:

Enter to Win

Again, there are 5 prize packages to win. And 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.

July 11, 2014

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by our friends at Harvest House Publishers. They are giving away 5 prize sets today, and each of the prizes will contain the following 3 books:

  • LifelinesLifelines for Tough Times by Mike Fabarez. “When tough times hit, we often find ourselves vulnerable—to doubt, fear, worry, even depression. We ask, “Does God care? Has He forgotten me?” So why does God allow suffering? Author Mike Fabarez—who is well acquainted with deep pain himself as the father of a special-needs child and as a pastor who has counseled many through life’s hurts—looks to the truths of Scripture for answers. Along the way, he shares… how complete trust in God alone can restore your confidence and hope; the power of focusing on God’s eternal goals for you in life’s temporary setbacks; God’s promises to love and protect you no matter what happens. This book will not only help you understand why God allows suffering—it will provide you with the resources to stand strong, rest in God’s care, and endure!”
  • Things That Go Bump in the Church by Mike Abendroth, Clint Archer & Byron Yawn. “What does the Bible say about the important topics you hear about in sermons every week? Authors Mike Abendroth, Clint Archer, and Byron Yawn explore issues where confusion abounds — critical issues such as: Hell: What does the Bible say about hell being a real place of future punishment? Demons: Just how much influence do demons really have in the life of a Christian? The secret to overcoming fear is knowledge. As you carefully compare your church doctrine with what the Bible says, you’ll gain confidence in knowing the truth and be able to discern and apply it. The more you know what God’s Word says about things that go bump in the church, the less hesitant you will feel about discussing them with others and living according to them.”
  • PreachingThe Kind of Preaching God Blesses by Steve Lawson. “A powerful must-read for every minister who desires to preach God’s Word in a way that truly exalts the Lord and nourishes His people.  In 1 Corinthians 2:1-9, the apostle Paul wrote about the keys to effective preaching. In this compact yet dynamic book, readers will learn about… the priority of biblical preaching—an urgent call to every minister; the poverty of modern preaching—what is lacking in today’s pulpits; the preeminence of Christ in preaching—making Jesus the dominant theme; the power of the Spirit in preaching—replacing self-confidence with God-dependence; This is a passionate appeal to Christ-centered preaching—the kind that God blesses, the kind that brings real revival in people’s lives. Great for pastors, Bible teachers, and Christian students aspiring to a teaching ministry.”

Enter to Win

Again, there are 5 prize packages to win. And 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.

July 04, 2014

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by our friends Crossway. They are giving away 5 prizes this week, and each of those prizes will be a copy of their new ESV Reader’s Bible.

Readers BibleThe 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, chapter and 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.

On the top of each page a verse range is included for orientation. Other features include a single-column text setting, readable type, and a book-like format. The Reader’s Bible is a simple but elegant edition, and is perfect for devotional reading, for extended Bible reading, or for focusing on the overarching narrative of the Bible.

  • Black letter text, with no verse numbers or footnotes
  • Single-column, paragraph format
  • Two ribbon markers
  • This Cloth Over Board edition is packaged in an attractive slipcase

Enter to Win

Again, there are 5 prize packages to win. And 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.

June 27, 2014

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by our friends at Christian Focus. They are giving away stacks of book this week. There will be 5 winners and each of them will receive a copy of all 6 of these books:

  • Gods StoryGods Story by Brian Cosby. “Brian Cosby makes the past come alive for students to explain Christian identity and to help readers avoid past mistakes. The history of the church reveals God’s story for the world - despite the sin, corruption, and twisted events in the church’s past, God has preserved this remnant, His people. Get a new understanding of His plan for the church and your life.”
  • Water The Earth by Aaron Little. “Look at mission from a perspective that will help you to understand your own mission, both life-long and short-term, and give you tips to accomplish outreach where you are called, whether around the world or down the street.”
  • Big GodBig God by Orlando Saer. Why do bad things happen? Where does that leave ‘free will’? Does God choose us or do we choose God? What’s the point of praying if God already knows what he’s going to do? Orlando Saer tackles these questions - and more - in a straightforward and engaging way. If you sometimes struggle to understand the way God works in the world, or to explain it to others, you will find light here. You’ll also be left with a new appreciation of just how big the God of the Bible really is.”
  • The First Chapters Of Everything by Alasdair Paine. “Alasdair Paine writes in his introduction, ‘Genesis was not given to satisfy our speculation but to bring us urgent truths about God, our world and ourselves.’ This book was written to bring out the beginnings recorded in Genesis - where we came from, what went wrong, and the first promise of the Saviour to come.”
  • BasilBasil Of Caesarea by Marvin Jones. “Basil of Caesarea (329-379 AD) was a Greek Bishop in what is now Turkey. A thoughtful theologian, he was instrumental in the formation of the Nicene Creed. He fought a growing heresy, Arianism, that had found converts, including those in high positions of state. In the face of such a threat he showed courage, wisdom and complete confidence in God that we would do well to emulate today.”
  • Patrick Of Ireland by Michael Haykin. “Patrick ministered to kings and slaves alike in the culture that had enslaved him. Patrick’s faith and his commitment to the Word of God through hard times is a true example of the way that God calls us to grow and to bless those around us through our suffering. Michael Haykin’s masterful biography of Patrick’s life and faith will show you how you can follow God’s call in your life.”

Enter to Win

Again, there are 5 prize packages to win. And 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.

June 20, 2014

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by our friends at CBD Reformed. As they always do, they are offering 5 great prizes, each of which will contain 3 books. This week’s winners will all receive:

  • A Godward HeartA Godward Heart by John Piper - Retail Price $14.99. “John Piper invites you to experience deeper intimacy with God through these thought-provoking and soul-enriching meditations. Whether you are just discovering the divine richness of Scripture or have long been a passionate student, you’ll find a deeper understanding of God and renewed insight for your journey.”
  • Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hands by Paul David Tripp - Retail price $16.99. “This is a comprehensive treatment of how God uses people as tools of change in the lives of others, people who themselves are in need of change.”
  • ESV Thinline Bible – Retail Price $16.99.

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

Enter to Win

Again, there are 5 prize packages to win. And 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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