Weekend A La Carte (July 4)

I wish all of my American friends (and family) a joyful and celebratory Independence Day today. Today’s Kindle deals include the usual Saturday classics with a few newer titles as well. (Yesterday on the blog: A Mid-Year Bible-Reading Checkup (Don’t Give Up!)) Proud to Be an American? Bruce Ashford: “As we celebrate the Fourth of July, it is a good time to reflect on the proper perspective a Christian should have on his or her nation. In particular, now is …

A La Carte (July 3)

Today’s Kindle deals include a few books that are worth a look. Westminster Books is offering a deal on a new book called Sketches of Faith and, with it, some excellent church history books for kids. Master Cleanse This is a fascinating and insightful article on Robin DiAngelo’s White Fragility and women’s self-help. “Female self-loathing is still a major moneymaker, the only difference being that the relentless focus on women’s flaws has moved under the skin. Your problem areas are …

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A La Carte (July 2)

There are once again some good picks in the daily roundup of Kindle deals. Also be sure to check yesterday’s list if you missed it. (Yesterday on the blog: Hope When Life Unravels) With Liberty and Justice for All Kevin DeYoung has written a reflection on national history and identity. Here’s a key quote: “We do not have to believe we are as bad as we’ve ever been to acknowledge that we aren’t what we can be.” Inter-Faith Prayers for …

A La Carte (July 1)

Happy Canada Day to all my fellow Canadians! I hope and trust it will be a restful, celebratory kind of day. Today’s Kindle deals include a long list of solid works like Costi Hinn’s God, Greed, and the (Prosperity) Gospel as well as books by MacArthur, Stott, Zacharias, and others. You may also want to sort through Amazon’s collection of monthly general market deals. Memory, Monuments, Morality, and Mayhem: The Burden of Reckoning with Historical Symbols Al Mohler: “Across the …

A La Carte (June 30)

If you’re looking to grow your ebook library, Westminster Books has about 350 of Crossways ebooks on sale at 50% off. (Yesterday on the blog: Follow the Way You Want To Be Followed) A Day for Lament at the Supreme Court Here’s Marvin Olasky writing for WORLD: “Roberts may have the opportunity to redeem himself when the court gets a case that could lead to an overturning of Roe v. Wade as a whole. Yet, based on what he did with …

A La Carte (June 29)

I trust you enjoyed your weekend, whether it involved watching a service from home or attending a local church. My family enjoyed a mix yesterday—we attended the service, then did a Zoom-based church business meeting. We are definitely in a bit of a lull when it comes to Kindle deals. There are still a couple to look at, though. Stop Firing the Innocent This article from The Atlantic covers the troubling trend of firing the innocent. “As companies and organizations …

Weekend A La Carte (June 27)

Today’s Kindle deals include some classics as well as commentaries by Stott and Kidner. (Yesterday on the blog: 12 New and Notable Books for June 2020) Systemic Racism, God’s Grace, and the Human Heart: What the Bible Teaches About Structural Sin Albert Mohler has a helpful look at systemic racism. “Sin corrupts every institution and every system because, one way or another, sinful human beings are involved. This means that laws, policies, habits, and customs are also corrupted by sin. …

A La Carte (June 26)

I wanted to remind you about Ligonier’s amazing free service through which they’re available 24 hours a day to answer your theological questions. They’ve also got an extensive archive of already-answered questions. If you’re looking for something to watch, be sure to check out my friend Tim Keesee’s new Luke’s Dispatches video which is on sale at Westminster. Essential Services: The Why of Church Tony Payne writes about the essential nature of church. “And now, as we start on the …

A La Carte (June 25)

Lately I’ve been catching up with episodes of the Reformanda Initiative podcast. It’s a fascinating analysis and discussion of Roman Catholic theology and practice from an Evangelical perspective. Highly recommended! There is just one Kindle deal today, but it’s a relatively new book by Alistair Begg and I don’t think I’ve ever seen it on sale before. (Yesterday on the blog: A Gasp of Pain, A Sigh of Relief) What John Stott Learned about Theology from Bird-Watching I love these …

A La Carte (June 24)

There’s another handful of Kindle deals to look at today.  Westminster Books is having a great sale on what I consider one of the best commentary series out there for devotion or sermon prep: The Reformed Expository Commentary series. They’ve got the associated Bible studies discounted as well. Why You Should Never Take the Mass I co-sign this. “The question is this: is this a hill to die on? I would say, quite emphatically, that this is a huge deal, and …