A La Carte (November 13)

Today’s Kindle deals include the complete NIV Application Commentary series which has many strong volumes. There are a few other books as well. Hope for the Girl with a Sexual Past I know this is an area of significant struggle for some. “Like my coworker, I previously believed I could never live a life of purity. It’s a bizarre thought to the mind which has yet to be renewed by Christ. Back then, I could have been named among Gomer …

A La Carte (November 12)

There’s the usual list of Kindle deals to at least glance at today. Amazon has quite a lot of board games and other toys on sale today. (Yesterday on the blog: A Husband’s Perspective on a Postpartum Body) Honoring “Grandma Taylor” – Living Veteran of World War II I thoroughly enjoyed learning about Grandma Taylor, a living veteran of World War II. “97-year-old Marilyn Taylor is a veteran through and through. She is Mom to us and Grandma to her …

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A La Carte (November 11)

Today’s Kindle deals include some classics and a whole lot of newer works. (Parenthetically, I happened to notice that Amazon has Timbuk2 backpacks and bags on sale today; that makes them really good bags at a very good price.) Will We Remember Our Life in Heaven? Even the Trauma? Wyatt Graham goes swimming in some deep waters here. “Imagine entering into heaven. Joy fills your soul. But you see some object that triggers a traumatic memory from your life. What …

Weekend A La Carte (November 9)

Today’s Kindle deals include a handful of classics. Not surprisingly, Westminster Books is featuring deals on Christmas-related books (both for personal reading and for giving away to others). (Yesterday on the blog: The Creaking on the Stairs) 3 Ways to Stay Christian During Election Season It’s not difficult to foresee that the next year in America has the potential to be extremely polarizing. Jared Wilson: “Barring an abstention from or ambivalence about politics altogether, how can we avoid getting caught …

A La Carte (November 8)

Today’s Kindle deals include some Bible study material, some books by Jen Pollock Michel, and a couple of volumes from the New Studies in Biblical Theology series. Also, Amazon has some board games on sale today if you want to stock up. Then there are some pretty good Logos deals to be had this month, mostly on commentaries. Don’t forget to get your free commentary. Manage Your Household Well David Mathis explains this biblical qualification. “One of the greatest needs …

A La Carte (November 7)

Today’s Kindle deals include just one, but it’s a brand new one from Os Guinness that looks worth considering. Besides that, there’s a long list of general market deals that may be good to sort through. (Yesterday on the blog: Will You Help Me Worship Round the World?) An Eternal Perspective on Persecution and Loss Randy Alcorn provides an update on a tragic but inspiring story. Give Them Something to Eat This is so important for pastors to remember. “Jesus …

A La Carte (November 6)

I fixed yesterday’s Kindle deals for those who were wondering, and added some new ones as well. When Loneliness is Your Closest Companion This one may just bring a tear to your eye. “‘I don’t cook much anymore, my husband past away a year ago, and my life is so different now. So very different . . .’ Her voice trailed off to a past era of joy and companionship. My voice went soft, ‘I’m so very sorry.’ And those …

A La Carte (November 5)

It’s mostly odds and ends on the Kindle deals list this morning. (Yesterday on the blog: Why It Matters that We Call the Final Book of the Bible Revelation, not Revelations) Not My Fault “Do you notice the difference? The language of brokenness and shame is passive language. It is describing something that has happened to you. The language of ‘sin’ is active language. It is something you do. If the language of our singing, counselling and preaching primarily uses …

A La Carte (November 4)

Today’s Kindle deals include a collection of titles from Matthias Media. Logos has begun a Pre Black Friday sale with new deals every week. This week they’ve heavily discounted many of their Mobile Ed courses. (Yesterday on the blog: My Heart Is Filled With Thankfulness) Advice for Christians Who Work Sundays John Piper has advice for Christians who must work on Sunday. Digital Life After Death “Social media after death is something few people consider until someone close to them …

Weekend A La Carte (November 2)

Today’s Kindle deals include another long list of interesting titles. November has gotten off to quite the start! (Yesterday on the blog: New and Notable Books for November) Romans 7 and a Post-Conversion Perspective I guess this debate won’t end until Christ’s return, but for now I tend to lean toward this perspective. “I do not want to enter into the intricacies of the debate in this post. Rather, I only want to offer my defense of a post-conversion reading. …