A La Carte (September 26)

Today’s Kindle deals include a number of study Bibles. Westminster Books has some good deals on books meant to help parents in their task. (Yesterday on the blog: Entertainment Choices and Compromise) Supernatural Comfort When the Days are Dark Jared Wilson: “This is perhaps the chief way the Holy Spirit comforts us in our afflictions. He reminds us of what Christ has done for us. And this is not because the Spirit is at a loss as to how to …

A La Carte (September 25)

I would love to see you at next year’s G3 conference (January 17-19 in Atlanta, GA). If you’ve been thinking of going, you’ll want to know that registration pricing rises tomorrow, so you’ll save money by purchasing tickets today. (Yesterday on the blog: How to Pray Like a Pastor) The Briefing I appreciated Al Mohler’s attempt to think carefully and biblically about the allegations against Brett Kavanaugh. “Once we, as a society, begin to accept that it really doesn’t matter and …

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A La Carte (September 24)

Today’s Kindle deals include quite a lot of interesting books. There is a selection from Crossway, a couple by John MacArthur, and even more besides. (Yesterday on the blog: Thank God for the IMB) I Hate That There Has To Be Adoption “As an adoptive mom who is walking alongside kids who grieve what they have lost, I grieve over the flippancy that my culture treats biology and its bonds. In an age of Tinder and no-fault divorce, more and more …

Weekend A La Carte (September 22)

Today’s Kindle deals include a pretty good list of deals on some new books, some older ones, and a very good study Bible. (Yesterday on the blog: How We Ordain a Pastor) What’s the Main Concern for Christian Parents When It Comes to Gender? “In teaching classes and seminars, I have noticed that what the older generation rejects, and what the middle generation isn’t sure of, the youngest generation likely adopts. But adopting culture’s understanding of sex and gender requires jettisoning …

A La Carte (September 21)

To this point we have been thrilled with my son’s freshman experience at Boyce College. If you have children gearing up for college, you may want to consider attending the upcoming Preview Day, since that is what convinced us (and him) it was a place he could thrive. Use the code PREVIEW18 to skip the registration fee. Logos users will want to read this quick guide to all that’s on sale this month. (Yesterday on the blog: A Day With Amy Carmichael) …

A La Carte (September 20)

There are, once again, a few different Kindle deals to check out. It has been a pretty good week! (Yesterday on the blog: The Joys (and the Limitations) of Male-Female Friendships) If We Lose the Meaning of “Justice,” We Lose the Gospel I really appreciate Amy’s careful distinction between justice and mercy. “Our ability to explain the gospel to people in our culture depends on our culture’s ability to understand the concept of justice. Because of this, over the years I’ve become …

A La Carte (September 19)

Today’s Kindle deals include just a couple of minor deals. You may be interested in gaining access to a free teaching series by Ligonier Ministries. (Yesterday on the blog: New and Notable Christian Books for September) Grace Means Christians Should and Can Live Differently “Sickly saints that are on the mend give glory to the Doctor and instruct others to go to him. To profess to have found him, and bear no change, is to cast a shadow on the name …

A La Carte (September 18)

Today’s Kindle deals include a couple of new deals from Crossway. (Yesterday on the blog: The Bit of Heaven the Heaven Tourism Books Never Touched) Parenting Daughters toward Godliness not Marriage Two aren’t incompatible, of course, but many put too little emphasis on the first of them. “My daughter has always been her own person. But I’m growing increasingly aware of how little time there is left there for me to fulfill my calling to help her became the kind of …

A La Carte (September 17)

There is a pretty good list of Kindle deals to look at today. I have returned from my week-long trip to India. I was there primarily to visit sites related to my EPIC project, but I also had the opportunity to speak at a conference for pastors and to spend many, many hours getting to know Indian brothers and sisters from all across the nation. I enjoyed the trip, but am glad to be home! (Yesterday on the blog: How We Worshipped: …

Weekend A La Carte (September 15)

Today’s Kindle deals include just one newly-republished classic to consider for your collection. (Yesterday on the blog: What Makes the Spiritual Gifts Discussion Different) Why Millennials ARE Coming to Church This is quite consistent with our experience at Grace Fellowship Church. “There have been plenty of articles about why Millennials – those twenty somethings – are not coming to church. Plenty of time and attention towards what would bring them back. Well, in our church at the moment plenty of Millennials ARE …