Weekend A La Carte (June 23)

Today’s Kindle deals include some pretty good books that cross lots of categories. (Yesterday on the blog: 10 Books Every Christian Should Read) Are Southern Baptists Turning Into Feminists? Denny Burk replies to an article in the New York Times suggesting that Southern Baptists are becoming feminists. Verses for Your Conversations with Mormons “As I was reviewing a very basic list of verses for conversations with Mormons that I compiled a while back, I thought you might find it useful, as …

A La Carte (June 22)

I’m in San Diego today and looking forward to speaking several times at the IBCD conference on the theme of “Loving Wayward Souls.” I hope to meet some of you here! Then it’s back home Saturday to worship with my church family on Sunday. (Yesterday on the blog: The Lost Spiritual Discipline) The Dangers of Distracted Parenting Parents (like myself) ought to consider this: “A mother telling kids to go out and play, a father saying he needs to concentrate on a …

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A La Carte (June 21)

Today’s Kindle deals include a pretty good selection of books and booklets. (Yesterday on the blog: The Greatest Treasure of Church History) Life as a Vapor Many people have been wondering how Paul Washer has been doing since his heart attack. Here’s a recent update he wrote for his ministry. Differences Between the God of the Qur’an & the God of the Bible “You’ve probably heard it said ‘All of the Abrahamic religions—Judaism, Christianity, and Islam—they all worship the same God.’ …

A La Carte (June 20)

Today’s Kindle deals include a whole collection of excellent Puritan works (and more). (Yesterday on the blog: Why the Best Missions Sermon Is All About God’s Sovereignty) What Makes a Translation Accurate? Bill Mounce answers the question. And the answer isn’t as simple as you might think. A Psalm-Singing Resurgence This is a good development. “We are experiencing something of a Psalm-singing resurgence in our day. Resources abound online for people who would like to learn more about psalm singing. Churches …

A La Carte (June 19)

I wasn’t able to track down any compelling Kindle deals today. We’ll try again tomorrow. (Yesterday on the blog: Not Worrying ≠ Not Caring) 8 Habits of the Excellent Bible Teacher Here’s one for the Bible teachers. “I’ve learned that becoming excellent at anything starts with carefully cultivating particular daily habits. Excellence is more about the seemingly small things we do every day than it is about the big things we accomplish in a moment. Here are eight habits that excellent teachers …

A La Carte (June 18)

Today’s Kindle deals include the weekly selection from Crossway. (Yesterday on the blog: Sonnet To My Mother) My Father-in-law’s Advice to Me “One of the most common things that fathers regret before they die is this: ‘I worked too much and did not spend enough time with my family.’ God wants us to work diligently to provide for our family. But when we work at the expense of our relationship with our family, our work becomes harmful rather than helpful.” There’s …

Weekend A La Carte (June 16)

Today’s Kindle deals include something old and something new. Logos users, click here to get a free copy of Schaeffer’s Escape from Reason. (Yesterday on the blog: The Controversy Behind the Revoice Conference) Psalms for Men Who Are Struggling This was helpful to me yesterday. “The Psalms made no sense to me when I was in college because they sounded so bleak. Here were these compositions that were supposed to be so worshipful, but the Psalmists just spent too much time …

A La Carte (June 15)

(Quick note: Some of you are reading Holy Helps for a Godly Life With Me. I am pushing back this week’s article for one week. Some people had trouble securing a copy of the book, so I’m delaying the next reading by a week. Check back next Thursday!) Today’s Kindle deals includes a small collection of books to look over. (Yesterday on the blog: Living the Dream: An Interview with Voddie Baucham) Differences Between the Qur’an and the Bible: An Introduction …

A La Carte (June 14)

There isn’t a whole lot to report for Kindle deals today, except for a nice little bio of Martin Luther. Westminster Books has some okay deals on a few excellent books. (Yesterday on the blog: Sacred Feathers) God’s Presence Is the Essence of Heaven Randy Alcorn: “Numerous people claim to have gone to Heaven and seen loved ones and also Jesus, yet almost never do they react as the ‘beloved disciple,’ the apostle John, did: ‘When I saw him, I fell at …

A La Carte (June 13)

Today’s Kindle deals include quite an extensive list of titles. (Yesterday on the blog: EPIC: Africa (with Special Guests Voddie Baucham & Conrad Mbewe)) J.D. Greear Elected SBC President Christianity Today reports: “Greear, a 45-year-old whose North Carolina megachurch has become a missions juggernaut, beat out former seminary head and SBC statesman Ken Hemphill by a margin of 69 percent to 31 percent at the 2018 annual meeting in Dallas, becoming the denomination’s youngest president in 37 years.” (Here is his …