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Weekend A La Carte (January 7)

There’s a good collection of deals at CBD this weekend. They include the ESV Story of Redemption Bible in 3 variations (1,2,3); ESV Prayer Bible; ESV Scripture Journal complete set; ESV Journaling Bible. There are a lot of last year’s best books as well: Blessed by Nancy Guthrie; The Thrill of Orthodoxy by Trevin Wax; The R.C. Sproul Signature Classics box set; Men We Need by Brant Hansen; Heaven Rules by Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth; etc. Also my own Seasons of Sorrow.

(Yesterday on the blog: Always Longing)

9 Things You Should Know About Events and Discoveries in 2022

Joe Carter rounds up some of the fascinating events and discoveries from 2022 that you may have missed.

The Basics — The Holy Trinity

Kim Riddlebarger shares some of the basic theology of the Trinity—perhaps a good opportunity for you to brush up on what the Bible tells us.

In Christian Publishing, ‘Platform’ Is Being Weighed and Found Wanting

Christianity Today has quite an interesting article about the ways in which publishers expect their authors to have a platform before having a book published.

Bear One Another’s Burdens All the Way to Christ

“We are to bear one another’s burdens, but we are not to try to hold those burdens indefinitely. We need to find a place that the burdens can land longterm. And God provides that place for us…”

Send Cards to Fight Back against the Winter Blues

Here’s an idea that could be a blessing to you and to others (especially if it’s cold and gloomy winter where you are): send cards to fight back against the winter blues.

Make Christianity Hard Again

That’s the idea of this article: counter a drab and uninspiring form of Christianity with one that is demanding.

Flashback: Have You Read a Book Yet This Year?

A new year presents an ideal opportunity to address some bad habits, to interrupt some apathy, to start something fresh. And with all that in mind, I wonder: Have you read a book yet this year?

The book itself is the best witness of its own inspiration…It is the greatest standing miracle in the world.

—J.C. Ryle

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    Weekend A La Carte (May 25)

    A La Carte: Don’t regret your past—redeem it / Parents, are you raising angry partisans? / You’re gonna lose everything / My husband and I keep fighting over the same thing / What are the “all things” I can do in Christ? / How are we handling generational differences? / Kindle deals / and more.

  • Free Stuff Fridays (Moody Publishers)

    This giveaway is sponsored by Moody Publishers. Attention all Bible scholars, believers in the power of faith, and lovers of the Word! Learn about God’s divine mercy and compassion with our exclusive Bible Study Giveaway. Win the ultimate bible study library including Overflowing Mercies by author and Bible teacher Craig Allen Cooper. This giveaway also…

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    A La Carte (May 24)

    A La Carte: To sit in the threat of loss / The world cannot be gender blind / The missing years / Too much times / Finding freedom in God’s providence / The weighted vest of pastoral ministry / A micro course for pastors / and more.

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    A La Carte (May 23)

    A La Carte: How a wife entrusts her husband to God / Everyone has their own facts now / A better way to look at missions / The secret of contentment / Hospitality—a command for our joy / Are you barely hanging on? / and more.

  • Redeeming Sex in Marriage

    Redeeming Sex in Marriage

    Surely few things in this world are more mysterious than sex. Surely few things give such clear evidence that there must be more to them than the sum of their parts. On the one level, sex is a simple biological function that exists to populate the earth with human beings. On the other level, it…