Weekend A La Carte (September 23)

Today’s Kindle deals include a few titles you will want to check out. For some reason there has been a surge of interest in my book Do More Better. Here are some recent links: the Waiting Tables podcast, aimed at ministry leaders, interviewed me; so did indoubt which targets students. Dan had a brief review while Jonathan focused on the system the book teaches. Seven Lies I Once Believed about Missions This article might be interesting no matter who wrote …

A La Carte (September 22)

Readers may want to check out deals from Westminster Books on Our Secular Age from The Gospel Coalition or the ESV Thinline Bible from Crossway. If you’ve never tried Logos before, the barrier to entry is lower than ever: They now have a free, browser-based version anyone can try. Efficient or Effective After telling about some ridiculous inventions, this author says, “This is mystifying until you realize that people don’t love digital technology because it makes them more productive or …

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A La Carte (September 21)

Today’s Kindle deals include a quirky collection of this and that. Nabeel Qureshi’s Memorial Service A celebration of Nabeel Qureshi’s life and ministry will take place this Thursday, September 21, at 10:00 a.m. (CDT) at The Loop Campus of Houston’s First Baptist Church (7401 Katy Freeway Houston, TX 77024). It will be livestreamed online for those who wish to watch it. Lying to Machines John Dyer: “Over the past few months, I’ve been testing out the beta version of iOS …

A La Carte (September 20)

Today’s Kindle deals include a few minor deals that may be worth a quick peek. Westminster Books has a selection of Reformation-related titles on sale. You should probably read at least one book on the Reformation before October 31! Speaking of which, you can get a copy of the classic biography of Luther Here I Stand for a gift of any amount to Ligonier Ministries. Setting the Tone in Your Home “Mamas, you have been granted a special gift in …

A La Carte (September 19)

Today’s Kindle deals include a few titles by John MacArthur as well as a few by other authors. Yesterday Keith and Kristyn Getty kicked off their first Sing! conference. You can watch it for free via livestream if you’re so inclined. Rejecting The Weekly Verdict While this article applies specifically to worship leaders, I suspect it applies to each one of us at one time or another. Only Love Prevents Adultery Jani Ortlund pens a letter to a would-be adulteress. …

A La Carte (September 18)

Today’s Kindle deals include a couple of top-notch Study Bibles. Died: Nabeel Qureshi, Author of ‘Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus’ “Nabeel Qureshi, a popular evangelist who found Jesus while seeking Allah, died Saturday of stomach cancer. The 34-year-old convert from Islam was an itinerant speaker with Ravi Zacharias International Ministries (RZIM) until his diagnosis last summer. He spent months in aggressive treatment, including the removal of his stomach, all the while praying for a miracle to heal him.” (See also the …

Weekend A La Carte (September 16)

Today’s Kindle deals include a number that are worth looking at. Hebrews Bible Study Last year Michael Kruger led a ladies’ Bible study on Romans through Reformed Theological Seminary. This year he’s working through Hebrews and the videos are being released on YouTube. This is a tremendous resource! Don’t Speak Up: On the Spiritual Discipline of Silence Yes! “As evangelicals, we often feel guilty for not evangelizing more, or not speaking a word of correction to a friend in sin. …

A La Carte (September 15)

Westminster Books has a great deal on what I think will be one of the books of the year (for parents, at least). Be sure to check it out! Meanwhile, Logos has a really good deal on a really good commentary set (one of my favorites). Will a Happy Marriage Prevent an Affair? I was planning to write about this article but am glad Russell Moore beat me to it. “A couple, even a Christian couple, should not assume they …

A La Carte (September 14)

Today’s Kindle deals include a few deals that actually appear on a fairly regular basis. Still… Here’s some new Visual Theology that may interest you: Attributes of God Presentation Slides and The Kings of Israel. (Yesterday at the blog I shared the first episode of a new podcast: The Art of Godliness.) The Most Female and Male Occupations Since 1950 This is a neat visualization of the most female and most male occupations. Turns out the most female occupation is …

A La Carte (September 13)

Today’s Kindle deals include a few interesting books as well as a whole commentary series. Nothing Out of the Ordinary With all the natural disasters happening these days, is it time to ask whether they tell us that something is happening? “But the thing that’s happening is this: we are no longer in the Garden of Eden. The threatless cool of the day is no longer everywhere, every day. You have to go to places like Key West to find …