A La Carte (January 17)

I will soon be on my way to the G3 Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. It kicks off today with the Spanish pre-conference, then continues into the weekend. You can watch it live at the web site. Westminster Books has some solid deals on some excellent books about relationships, dating, marriage, and sex. (Yesterday on the blog: Exploring Ontario, and Why I Love Being a Christian) She is Broken, and She is Beautiful. This is an excellent article. “The Church is broken …

A La Carte (January 16)

Today’s Kindle deals include a few books that span a bunch of genres. Logos users will want to check out the deal on the excellent Preaching the Word commentaries. If you live in or near Belfast, Northern Ireland, I’d love to see you at the Evangelical Bookshop next week. And if you’re in or near Sydney, Australia, I’d love to see you at the Reformers Bookshop next month. (Yesterday on the blog: (The Easiest Sin to Justify) One Simple Thought …

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A La Carte (January 15)

Today’s Kindle deals include a collection of books from Crossway; the common denominator seems to be preaching. You’ll also find many volumes of the Expositor’s Bible Commentary series on sale. (Yesterday on the blog: Headlines and Happening, a roundup of some of the things Christians were talking about in the week that was.) Is God a Good Father? “Is God a good father? Can it be true? Can we allow our hearts for one solitary moment to bask in this …

Weekend A La Carte (January 13)

There isn’t a whole lot to report today on the Kindle deals front. That’s not unusual for a Saturday, I suppose. If you’re into printed books you may be interested in Reformation Heritage Books’ winter clearance sale. (Yesterday on the blog: The Year I Saw Billions of Dollars in Art) How the Queen Has Made Faith Her Message This is something few consider when they think of the Queen: “To the royal household, it is known as the QXB – the Queen’s Christmas …

A La Carte (January 12)

Today’s Kindle deals include just three titles, but each of them is worthy of a place in your library. (Yesterday on the blog: New and Notable Books – Three-Minute Thursdays #10) Developing a Sending Culture in Our Churches Are you going to be at the G3 conference in Atlanta next week? If so, why don’t you come out to this lunchtime event I’ll be speaking at? Why Repentant Pastors Should be Forgiven but not Restored to the Pulpit Jonathan Leeman writes …

A La Carte (January 11)

Today’s Kindle deals include a new study Bible, a book on counseling, and a solid theological resource. (Yesterday on the blog:  Deciphering the Covers of Christian Books) Seduced By a Comfortable Life “Most people would agree that living in places like Australia or the United States means having a pretty comfortable life. Most of us reading this are affluent compared to global averages, and have privileges that other people around the world only dream of. These are good gifts from …

A La Carte (January 10)

There isn’t a whole lot to speak of in Kindle deals. The search continues. Meanwhile, on the print side, Westminster Books is kicking off their year by having a sale on some of last year’s bestsellers. (Yesterday on the blog: Devotional Resources for Children (Video)) Announcing Ask Ligonier: A Place for Answers This new feature from Ligonier Ministries is one of the most ambitious things I’ve ever seen a ministry attempt. Bravo! When Beauty Pours Out This is beautiful. “She was walking, one tiny …

A La Carte (January 9)

Today’s Kindle deals include all kinds of good choices, so be sure to give them a look. (Yesterday on the blog: I discussed key Themes (or Challenges) for Reformed Christians in 2018) Low-Income Communities Are Struggling to Support Churches This is an interesting article to see in The Atlantic. “It needs money to serve people, but in many cases, it gets that money from the community it serves. So ministers are incentivized to plant and grow their churches in areas where …

A La Carte (January 8)

Today’s Kindle deals include a pretty eclectic collection of works. (On Saturday I attempted to provide a link to An EPIC Evening in Belfast but gave the wrong link. So here it is again. If you’re in or near Belfast, consider checking it out!) When Spurgeon was Invited to Preach at Barnum & Bailey Circus “On one occasion P.T. Barnum, head of the great Barnum & Bailey Circus, invited Charles Spurgeon to speak in the large tent at his traveling circus. Spurgeon’s …

Weekend A La Carte (January 6)

Today’s Kindle deals include a couple of books you may want to look at. (Yesterday on the blog: a list of my picks for some of The Best CCM Debut Albums) An EPIC Evening in Belfast I will be in Belfast on January 30 and would love to meet you for an informal drop-in event at the Evangelical Bookshop. I am dedicating 2018 to traveling the world for my EPIC church history project and am making a stop in Northern …