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A La Carte (November 4)

Today’s Kindle deals include just two books: Openness Unhindered by Rosaria Butterfield (which I highly recommend) and To Walk or Stay by Lara Williams (which I’m not familiar with).

This week’s deal from Westminster Books is Vos’ Systematic Theology.

Here are 6 deals from Logos you may want to consider if you use their software.

What’s Really Going On with Evangelicals and Same-Sex Marriage

Trevin Wax: “The biggest debate in evangelical circles these days is not over same-sex marriage. It’s whether or not male-female marriage is a ‘core commitment’ or an issue we can ‘agree to disagree’ on. And more and more institutions and organizations are making it clear that marriage is the first, not the second.”

Ignatius Loyola and the Society of Jesus (Jesuits)

Sam Storms provides a helpful introduction to Ignatius Loyola and the Jesuits.

Unsatisfying

You’ll find this silly little video very unsatisfying.

The Ordinary Christian Life

It seems that the “Radical” trend has faded a little bit, but Michael Horton’s article on ordinary Christian living is still well worth reading.

Truth Matters Summit

A couple of nights ago The Master’s University hosted a summit on the presidential election. John MacArthur was one of the panelists. I haven’t yet watched it, but wanted to provide the link in case you’d like to.

This Day in 1740. 276 years ago today August Toplady, English clergyman who authored ‘Rock of Ages’ was born. *

4 Portraits of Power

Jen Wilkin looks at 4 magazines in a magazine rack near you and shows how they portray power.

A Little Introduction to Covenants

You can read or listen to D.A. Carson’s brief introduction to biblical covenants.

Flashback: A Quiz on the Doctrine of Scripture

Thirty-three questions on the doctrine of Scripture.

If you are more concerned about politics than saving souls, then you may be a citizen of the wrong kingdom.

—Joby Martin

  • Making Good Return

    Making Good Return

    I don’t think I am overstating the matter when I say that this has the potential to be one of the most important books you will read. It’s a book that may shape years of your life and transform the way you carry out one of the key roles God assigns to you…

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    A La Carte (June 14)

    A La Carte: 3 steps to find your voice / 7 things good dads say / One day leads to another / Let’s stop hyper-spiritualizing counseling / Enjoying the many flavors of the Word / What I wish you understood about the ethnic-specific church / and more.

  • A Whole Batch of New Books for Kids

    A Whole Batch of New Books for Kids

    Every month I put together a roundup of new and notable books for grownup readers. But I also receive a lot of books for kids and like to put together the occasional roundup of these books as well. So today I bring you a whole big batch of new books for kids

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    A La Carte (June 13)

    A La Carte: Were the earliest Christians illiterate? / Our new religion isn’t enough / Why do evil and suffering exist? / The missing ingredient in too many marriages / Is Genesis literal or allegorical? / The death of fear / and more.

  • Tear Down Build Up

    It’s Easier to Tear Down than Build Up

    In my travels, I encountered a man whose work is demolition. When buildings are old and decrepit, or even when they just need to be removed to make way for others, his job is to destroy them and haul them away. New or old, big or small, plain or fancy—it makes no difference to him.…

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    A La Carte (June 12)

    A La Carte: Does Bach’s music prove the existence of God? / Living from approval, not for approval / A surprising test of true faith / Do you have the support you need to grow? / Who was the “black Spurgeon?” / and more.