Weekend A La Carte (November 17)

Today’s Kindle deals include three solid books that are worthy of your attention. (Yesterday on the blog: New: Challies Daily Podcast (Audio Blog)) Women Writing Theology “Female Christians blessed with writing talent who seek to use their gifts for the benefit of the Church are often questioned about their motivations. ‘Are they simply on an ego trip?’ some ask. ‘Are they unwilling to be quiet servants? Have they bought into worldly ideas? Is this all about gaining power and influence?’” I …

A La Carte (November 16)

Once a year or so Westminster Books puts the ESV Church Bibles on sale with prices getting as low as $5. That sale is running now, so it’s a good time for churches to stock up! (Yesterday on the blog: Is It Worth a Trip to The Holy Land?) What Difference Does it Make for Your Anger That Jesus Died on the Cross? This is some good practical theology. “Personally, I believe that’s a question a believer should regularly ask concerning …

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A La Carte (November 15)

It has been a little slow for Kindle deals lately, but I expect things to pick up by next week when we head into the Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. For today, there’s just one new deal to consider. (Yesterday on the blog: 5 Songs by CityAlight I Think You’ll Enjoy) What Are the “High Places” in the Old Testament, and How Does That Apply to Us Today? Randy Alcorn explains and applies. “Recently someone asked me, ‘I’m intrigued by a …

A La Carte (November 14)

Today’s Kindle deals include the Gospel for Life series of short books. Over at Westminster Books you’ll find deals on some Counseling 101 material (in print format). There are lots of games and puzzles for sale on Amazon today in case you’re doing some early Christmas shopping. (Yesterday on the blog: This is the Church in China) The 99-Year-Old Who Asked for a New Heart “It doesn’t matter how old you are. It doesn’t matter how many times you’ve shared the Gospel …

A La Carte (November 13)

I’ve returned home from my recent journey to Asia, having spent time in China, the Philippines, and Korea. I was blessed to be there and am, as always, very glad to be home. Today’s Kindle deals include actually just a single book. But it’s a good one! (Yesterday on the blog: Four Categories to “Act the Miracle”) How a Christian Witnesses with Good Deeds D.A. Carson handles an important questions. “For a variety of reasons, Christians have lost this vision of …

A La Carte (November 12)

Today’s Kindle deals include some solid titles from Crossway as part of their weekly deals. (Yesterday on the blog: How We Worshipped on One Sunday in November) Lucy Hutchinson’s Theological Reflections on Motherhood Here is a thoughtful recommendation to read the poetry and letters of Lucy Hutchinson. Never heard of her? This will serve as an introduction. The Leading Cause Of Death In Canada Sam Sey: “What is the leading cause of death in Canada? The answer might surprise you. The biggest …

Weekend A La Carte (November 10)

Today’s Kindle deals include a couple of “can’t go wrong” deals. (Yesterday on the blog: Think of the End to Motivate the Action) Four Things That Remain Solidly True No Matter the Mid-Term Election Results “No matter the results, here’s a perspective we should always remember: America may or may not unravel in coming decades, but God’s kingdom certainly won’t! Neither the judicial, legislative, nor executive branch of our government is the ultimate solution to America’s problems.” Thank the Lord for …

A La Carte (November 9)

We are one day into the Live it Well conference here in Manila. I’m thankful to have met so many people who read the blog and/or watch the videos. And as I’ve met them and others, it has been a joy to hear how the Lord is at work through his church in the Philippines. (Yesterday on the blog: New and Notable Books for November) Where Is the Word of God? This is important theology: “Everyone has some sort of ultimate …

A La Carte (November 8)

Good morning from the Philippines! I am here to speak at the Live it Well conference–and to do a bit of research on church history, and because I heard that McDonald’s here serves spaghetti which is something I just need to try. Today’s Kindle deals include a few good books; you may especially want to consider the Family Worship Bible Guide. (Yesterday on the blog: Gay Girl, Good God) Apostasy and How it Happens Sinclair Ferguson: “The solemn fact is that …

A La Carte (November 7)

Westminster Books has a good deal on Ligonier’s Crucial Questions series of booklets. Scroll down and you’ll find a lot more deals as part of a clearance sale. (Yesterday on the blog: Division, Jesus, Unity) Some Things to Consider When You Consider Your Calling This is helpful: “I know, the word ‘calling’ is overused. Yes, too often the conversations around calling are individualistic, subjective, and strictly emotional. But the term is still useful. When you consider your calling, what sort of …