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December 12, 2014

Friday is here, and with it a new edition of Free Stuff Fridays. This week’s giveaway is sponsored (again!) by CBD Reformed. They are offering 5 prize packages this week, which means there will be 5 winners. Each of those winners will receive the following 3 items:

  • Crazy BusyCrazy Busy: A (Mercifully) Short Book About a (Really) Big Problem by Kevin DeYoung - Retail Price $11.99. “ ‘I’M TOO BUSY!’ We’ve all heard it. We’ve all said it. All too often, busyness gets the best of us. Just one look at our jam-packed schedules tells us how hard it can be to strike a well-reasoned balance between doing nothing and doing it all. That’s why award-winning author and pastor Kevin DeYoung addresses the busyness problem head on in his newest book, Crazy Busy — and not with the typical arsenal of time management tips, but rather with the biblical tools we need to get to the source of the issue and pull the problem out by the roots. Highly practical and super short, Crazy Busy will help you put an end to ‘busyness as usual.’”
  • A Call to Spiritual Reformation: Priorities from Paul and His Prayers by D.A. Carson – Retail Price $19.99. “ ‘God doesn’t demand hectic church programs and frenetic schedules; he only wants his people to know him more intimately,’ says D. A. Carson. The apostle Paul found that spiritual closeness in his own fellowship with the Father. A Call to Spiritual Reformation investigates the Epistles to see what lessons Paul taught in his ‘school of prayer.’ Christians today can still achieve the confidence Paul enjoyed by following his life-shaping principles and searching for a deeper devotional experience.”
  • Atheism Remix: A Christian Confronts the New Atheists by R. Albert Mohler Jr. - Retail price $15.99. “A leading Christian intellectual explores the newest strain of atheism, its foremost thinkers, the cultural conditions that have bred it, and how Christians should respond. Something has changed in American culture. What for years was a little-regarded belief system-atheism-has now gained a large, and increasing, national hearing through the writings of ‘new atheists’ such as Dawkins, Dennett, Harris, and Hitchens. Wanting to both inform and equip serious-minded Christians regarding this cultural shift, R. Albert Mohler Jr. explores the environment that has bred the ‘new atheism’ while also introducing readers to the movement’s four leading thinkers and the contours of their arguments.”

In addition, CBD Reformed is offering a 4-day sale (December 12 - 15) on the following three products:

Enter to Win

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.

December 06, 2014

For some reason this week’s Free Stuff Fridays never posted. So we’ll make it a Free Stuff Saturdays and run it through to tomorrow.

This week’s giveaway is sponsored (again!) by CBD Reformed. They are offering 5 prize packages this week, which means there will be 5 winners. Each of those winners will receive the following 3 items:

  • Romans 1-7: The Gift of God by Timothy Keller - Retail Price $8.99
  • Fundamentals of the Faith by John MacArthur - Retail Price $11.99
  • ESV Compact Bible - Retail price $24.99

In addition, CBD Reformed is offering a 4-day sale (December 5-8) on the following three products:

Enter to Win

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.

November 28, 2014

This week’s Free Stuff is sponsored by CBD Reformed. They are offering 5 prize packages this week, which means there will be 5 winners. Each of those winners will receive the following 3 items:

  • True BeautyTrue Beauty by Carolyn Mahaney & Nicole Whitacre - Retail price $15.99. “What is true beauty? Whether it’s age-defying makeup or the latest diet fad, our culture continually tells women that beauty consists of flawless skin and a supermodel figure. In True Beauty, Carolyn Mahaney and her daughter Nicole Whitacre direct us to the truth of God’s Word, where we encounter an entirely different—and refreshingly liberating—standard of beauty. Offering a path to freedom from the false idols that society, the Devil, and our sinful hearts so often create, this encouraging book will help you exchange the temporary glamour of pop culture for the unfading beauty of godliness.”
  • God Is Great: A Toddler’s Bible Storybook by Carolyn Larsen - Retail Price $11.99. “In God Is Great, Carolyn Larsen and illustrator Caron Turk provide a wonderful resource for children ages five and under by presenting seventeen Bible stories in an understandable and fun way. In simple language, Larsen describes what God has done in the story of our world, beginning with the creation account and moving through the Great Commission. As children learn about the ways in which God has shown his greatness in the past, they will also learn about his character and how he is still great today.”
  • IdolsIdols of the Heart: Learning to Long for God Alone by Elyse Fitzpatrick - Retail Price $13.99. “Many people desire to live godly lives but feel trapped in habitual sins. They trip over the same bad habit, embarrassing weakness, or sinful slavery they wanted to be free of years ago. This book reveals that idolatry lies at the heart of every besetting sin. If you think of idols as stone statues in far-off lands, think again. Idols are the desires, longings, and expectations we worship instead of the true God.”

In addition, CBD Reformed is offering a 4-day sale (November 28 - December 1) on the following three products:

Enter to Win

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.

November 21, 2014

This week’s Free Stuff is sponsored by this week’s blog sponsor—Reformation Heritage Books. They have just released a great new product in the Reformation Heritage KJV Study Bible, and they are eager to get a few of them into your hands. So there will be 5 winners this week, and each of the winners will receive a genuine leather KJV Study Bible.

Here are some of the Bible’s best features:

KJVspreadsheet1vfs A Study Bible to Feed Your Soul …

  • Thoughts for personal and family devotions for every chapter
  • Three dozen articles on how to live the Christian life
  • Guidance on how to experience the truths of the Bible

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A Study Bible to Instruct Your Mind …

  • Thousands of study notes with integrated cross-references
  • Introductions to each section and every book of the Bible
  • Classic Bible text with explanations of difficult words
  • More than fifty articles on key Christian teachings
  • Concordance, color maps, daily reading plan, and more!

A Study Bible to Discover Your Roots …

  • Overview of twenty centuries of church history
  • Ancient creeds, confessions, and catechisms with introductions

Reformation Heritage KJV Study Bible Specifications

  • Trim size: 6 ½ x 9 ¼
  • Page font: Bible text font is Minion sized at 9.8, Study Notes font is Myriad SemiCondensed sized at 8.
  • All Reformation Heritage KJV Study Bibles are Smyth Sewn for lasting durability.

KJV Study Bible

Enter to Win

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.

November 14, 2014

This week’s Free Stuff is sponsored by our good friends Christian Focus. They are offering 5 prize packages this week. Each of the 5 winners will receive all of the following books:

Pleased To DwellPleased to Dwell- A Biblical Introduction to the Incarnation by Peter Mead. At the centre of heaven is Christ, lovingly adored as the forever Lord of all. At the centre of Christmas is Christ, frail and cradled in the tender arms of a young mother. How can the two be put together? Heavenly glory and human frailty? That is the real wonder of Christmas. Pleased to Dwell is an energetic biblical introduction to Christmas. It is an invitation to ponder the Incarnation, and a God who was please to dwell with us.

“This book is perfect food for the heart for all of us who long for a richer understanding of the birth of The King!”

—Joseph M. Stowell (President, Cornerstone University, Grand Rapids, Michigan)

The Christmas Story - The Bible Version by Carine Mackenzie. In the corner of a stable where the animals usually eat there is a baby in a blanket lying in a box. This baby is the Son of God who has been sent to save.

In this book you will find out who needs saving and how it is that this special Child will do it.

“What parent, Sunday School teacher or Pastor would not want a Christ-centered, Biblically faithful and understandable story written for children that is also well illustrated and well written? Now we have one.”

Harry L. Reeder (Pastor of Preaching & Leadership, Briarwood Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, Alabama)

BackchatBackchat - Answering Christianity’s Critics by Chris Sinkinson You wish you had an answer, now you do. Sinkinson tackles dodgy science and Christian urban myths whilst reminding us that Christians are not called to win arguments but hearts. Darwin’s death bed conversion - truth or myth? Is God a moral monster? Is this really the God particle? Is the Bible an immoral book? Who was Jesus?

“When Richard Dawkins came on my radio show, I immediately knew who I wanted him to debate it with… Sinkinson, I can think of none better to provide it.”

Justin Brierley (Journalist and host of Premier Radio ‘Unbelievable’ Show)

New Atheism - A Survival Guide by Graham Veale. This summary of the arguments that dominate the current scene of thought unravels the philosophies behind modern popular and academic culture. Veale, a high school teacher, uses these arguments to motivate readers to stop and to think about their own direction and purpose, and ultimately, through consideration of the crucial questions, to find the vital answers.

“This is a great wee book which is an excellent introduction to and summary of, the current controversy surrounding the New Atheism… Highly recommended!”

David Robertson (Pastor, St Peter’s Free Church of Scotland, Dundee & author of Magnificent Obsession and The Dawkins Letters)

STSystematic Theology Volume 1 - Grounded in Holy Scripture and Understood in Light of the Church by Douglas F. Kelly. “I have written this first volume, thinking of my heritage as both Reformed and Catholic; gladly appropriating crucial insights of the whole people of God over the last two thousand years - Eastern Orthodox, Western Catholic, and Reformation Protestant - as they sought to live out the foundational truths of the inspired Word of God.” Douglas F. Kelly

“Douglas F. Kelly is one of the English-speaking world’s leading Reformed theologians. Here we begin to enjoy the fruits of his labors. What a feast it is.”

Ligon Duncan (Chancellor and CEO, Reformed Theological Seminary)

Systematic Theology Volume 2 - The Beauty of Christ - a Trinitarian Vision by Douglas F. Kelly. Douglas F. Kelly returns to the writings of saints and scholars to exemplify the beauty and the wonder of Christ, the Son of God, in this highly-anticipated second volume of systematic theology. Kelly delves through a treasure trove of Patristics, Scholastics, Reformers, Puritans, and Moderns to recover an Augustinian reverence for the beauty of Christ, to illustrate that the Father and the Spirit are most fully revealed through Him, and to make clear that His coming is the restoration of the universe.

“A joy to witness… a model to which others should aspire.”

(Carl R. Trueman ~ Paul Woolley Professor of Historical Theology and Church History, Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

Enter to Win

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.

November 07, 2014

This week’s Free Stuff is sponsored by our good friends at The Banner of Truth. The three sets that they are giving away today have been selected from their 2014 Christmas Special, which has just begun. There will be three winners this week, and each of the winners will receive one of these unique sets of books.

First Prize Winner: The Works of John Owen (16 Volume Set)

  • Despite his other achievements, Owen is best famed for his writings. These cover the range of doctrinal, ecclesiastical and practical subjects. They are characterized by profundity, thoroughness and, consequently, authority.

Owen

Second Prize Winner: Gift Editions Christmas Set (6 Volume Set)

  • The Loveliness of Christ, by Samuel Rutherford
  • A Guide to Christian Living, by John Calvin
  • Truth for All Time, by John Calvin
  • The Westminster Confession of Faith
  • The Baptist Confession of Faith
  • The Heidelberg Catechism

Third Prize Winner: C.H. Spurgeon Christmas Set (3 Volumes) 

  • Christ’s Glorious Achievements
  • Lectures to My Students
  • Spurgeon’s Practical Wisdom

Spurgeon

Enter to Win

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.

October 31, 2014

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by our good friends at Ligonier Ministries, and they’ve got about the freest Free Stuff Fridays you can imagine. There will be 5 winners this week, and each of the winners will receive a $100 gift certificate to the Ligonier Ministries Store

But that’s not all. To mark Reformation Day, Ligonier is hosting Free Reformation Day Friday, and there is a whole collection of free downloads waiting for you:

eBooks:

  • John Calvin: A Heart for Devotion, Doctrine, and Doxology edited by Burk Parsons
  • The Heroic Boldness of Martin Luther by Steve Lawson
  • The Expository Genius of John Calvin by Steve Lawson

Audiobooks:

  • Are We Together? A Protestant Analyzes Roman Catholicism by R.C. Sproul

Teaching Series:

  • Luther and the Reformation by R.C. Sproul
  • Reformation Profiles by Stephen Nichols

They are all free to download until midnight on October 31.

FSF

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.

October 24, 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 winner will receive the following 3 books:

  • Hope RebornHope Reborn: How to Become a Christian and Live for Jesus by Tope Koleoso & Adrian Warnock - Retail price $7.99
  • Calvin’s Institutes of the Christian Religion, CD-ROM Edition - Retail Price $80.00
  • ESV Gift Bible – Retail Price $14.99

In addition, CBD Reformed is offering a 4-day sale (October 24 - 27) 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.

October 17, 2014

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by our friends at Crossway. They have packaged up a couple of resources that I think you are going to like. There will be 5 winners this week, and each of them will be receiving a copy of the ESV Women’s Devotional Bible and a copy of Jen Wilkin’s Women of the Word.

ESV Womens DevotionalESV Women’s Devotional Bible. This is a new edition of the ESV with short devotionals and reflections for women. “The ESV Women’s Devotional Bible is a valuable resource for strengthening women in their walk with God. Applicable for women in any stage of life, the Women’s Devotional Bible is theologically rich in content while remaining accessible and practical. Readers will be encouraged in daily, prayerful Bible study, and equipped to understand and apply the Bible to every aspect of life. The Women’s Devotional Bible features materials designed especially for women. The book introductions, character sketches of key figures, all-new daily devotionals, and all-new articles have been written by both women and men contributors. These contributors include professors, musicians, authors, counselors, homemakers, and conference speakers.”

Women of the WordWomen of the Word. “We all know it’s important to study God’s Word. But sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. What’s more, a lack of time, emotionally driven approaches, and past frustrations can erode our resolve to keep growing in our knowledge of Scripture. How can we, as Christian women, keep our focus and sustain our passion when reading the Bible? Offering a clear and concise plan to help women go deeper in their study of Scripture, this book will equip you to engage God’s Word in a way that trains your mind and transforms your heart.”

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.

October 10, 2014

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Frontline Missions. This is an amazing ministry that produces the Dispatches from the Front DVD series—a series I love. There will be 5 winners this week, and each of the winners will receive the complete collection of all 7 Dispatches from the Front DVDs.

CoversHere is what the ministry is all about:

Frontline’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.

And here is the trailer for the most recent of the DVDs:

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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