A La Carte (July 18)

There are some new Kindle deals that may be of interest. (Yesterday on the blog: They Call It “The Rock”) 9 Things You Should Know About the Communion Service on the Moon Joe Carter: “This Saturday marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, when astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people in history to walk on the Moon. But it’s also the anniversary of the a lesser known event—the first celebration of the Lord’s Supper on …

A La Carte (July 17)

Today I’m winging my way to South Africa where I’ll be spending a day in Johannesburg. That’s the first leg on my homeward journey… Today’s Kindle deals include several pretty good books at a pretty good discount. And, as usual, there’s a healthy collection of weekly deals at Westminster Books. A Place at the Table Heidi Tai is such a good writer. “My Gong Gong joined a movement of ‘Freedom Swimmers’ who made their escape from China by swimming into Hong …

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A La Carte (July 16)

Good morning from sunny Nampula, Mozambique, where a conference for pastors is kicking off today. I’m not on the speaking roster, but would still love you to pray for the speakers (who hail from Zambia, Brazil, and America). I found a few Kindle deals today that you may enjoy. (Yesterday on the Blog: When Christians Just Don’t Read the Bible) The Snakes That Ate Florida “In the Everglades, everything still looks the same. The waving saw grass, the cypress and pine trees …

A La Carte (July 15)

It’s Amazon’s Prime Day, which means they’ve got a selection of Kindle Books on sale, as well as Kindle devices. And, of course, lots of other stuff. Also, you may be interested in knowing that Cruciform Press has released a new volume from Keri Folmar in her ongoing Bible study series. This one is on Titus. (See it at Cruciform or Amazon.) Should Jesus Be the Point of Every OT Sermon? I appreciate this handling of what’s kind of a …

Weekend A La Carte (July 13)

Today’s Kindle deals include a couple of classics worthy of a place in your collection. (Yesterday on the blog: When My Children Grow Strong and I Grow Weak) The Christian CBD Changes Its Name This is an understandable name change! “For more than 40 years, Christian Book Distributors—a direct-mail cataloger and online retailer—has gone by the letters CBD. But the company announced last month it would drop the abbreviation and the word distributors from its name in response to the …

A La Carte (July 12)

There are some new Kindle deals today you may enjoy browsing through. A “Good Christian Boy” Meets the Savior “Warren Wiersbe, one of the preeminent Bible teachers and writers of our day, recently had his heavenly homegoing at the age of eighty-nine. A number of the obituaries written about Wiersbe noted that he had come to saving faith in Jesus Christ at a Youth for Christ rally where Billy Graham was the featured evangelist. Here is some more of the instructive …

A La Carte (July 11)

Today’s Kindle deals include just a couple of minor items. We will hope for more tomorrow. (Yesterday on the blog: Leave and Cleave Like a Strawberry) At Home Discipleship This is really good. “Maybe like me, you have a longing for an intentional mentor like I first described—somebody who will commit to weekly meetings, studies, and plans. But it seems that everyone is so busy. The reality is that many of these people are already committed to the first ministries …

A La Carte (July 10)

There are a few Kindle deals to look at. Of greater interest for some will be… …Westminster Books’ mid-summer sale, where all kinds of good stuff is discounted. I Did Not Die. I Did Not Go to Heaven. Slate shares the sad story behind the bestselling book The Boy Who Came Back From Heaven. The boy now says he didn’t go to heaven and, in fact, has truly come to know the Lord. 3 Errors That Undermine the Imago Dei When Ministering …

A La Carte (July 9)

Today’s Kindle deals include a pretty good list that spans several authors and several publishers. (Yesterday on the blog: God, Greed, and the Prosperity Gospel)—the book is available today. Why We Should Stop ‘Sharing the Gospel’ (Update: page went missing for some reason) Please don’t send me an angry email until you read past the headline. “What started as a subtle change in terminology results in a massive shift for our whole ethos of evangelism. And now, I fear, some …

A La Carte (July 8)

Today’s Kindle deals include some good books from Crossway (plus a couple of others). (Yesterday on the blog: The Lord Is My Salvation) Conservative Protestant Men Are Still Resisting Porn We don’t get a lot of good news when it comes to pornography, so this was good to read. “Protestant men today who attend church regularly are basically the only men in America still resisting the cultural norm of regularized pornography use.” Climate-Change The older generation needs to know that …