Weekend A La Carte (May 15)

May God bless and keep you as you serve him and worship him this weekend. If you’ve ever wanted to do some reading in the Puritans, than today’s Kindle deals will be perfect. (Yesterday on the blog: The Path to Glory) Courage Inspired by the Martyrs Ed Welch: “Among the many heroes of faith, the martyrs stand out. They take up a central place in our corporate identity because they so closely evoke Jesus’ faithfulness in the face of death. God honors …

A La Carte (May 14)

The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you today. On sale this week at Westminster Books is the excellent God’s Word for You series. There are a couple of good books to look at in today’s Kindle deals. The Power of the Word of God (Video) I enjoyed this brief video of Alistair Begg explaining the power of God’s Word. Come Home, Weary Wanderer “As the years roll by, God’s children can slip into patterns of behavior that, mostly unbeknownst …

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A La Carte (May 13)

Good morning, and may the Lord bless and keep you today. Today’s Kindle deals include a few books from Crossway themed around summer. (Yesterday on the blog: Post the Strongest Soldiers at the Weakest Gate) Those Baskets Won’t Last “After two long years of waiting, she finally took to the stage once more. The pandemic had brought her last dance recital to a sad halt. Costumes hung in her closet, dances were choreographed and ready, but she and her fellow …

A La Carte (May 12)

Good morning. The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with you.  If you’re into Kindle deals, there are a few to check out today. Westminster Books just unveiled a neat new training tool for pastors. It’s called Behind the Pulpit. Pastors, Fight Against Fear of Man by Fighting for the Fear of the Lord Pastors should and will be challenged by this one. “When I began pastoral ministry, I didn’t realize it would be my job to disappoint people. …

A La Carte (May 11)

The God of love and peace be with you today. (Yesterday on the blog: We Have the Light So We Can Be the Light) Nearly There This is moving. “Two decades later and my son is gone. No gravestone marks his death, or memorial service to recall in our grief. Instead, my son lives apart from us. His path, he said, forked away from faith, and as he walked that wide way, it lead him away from us. Mother’s Day …

A La Carte (May 10)

Good morning! The Lord be with you today. (Yesterday on the blog: A Mother’s Bible) Faithful in Obscurity I’m so thankful for all those who are willing to be faithful in obscurity (which, after all, describes the great majority of us). “You may be a busy mom of little ones, a secretary stationed at her desk, a cashier at a counter, a caregiver tucked away in a lonely room, or in any number of occupations where you feel unnoticed. Don’t …

Weekend A La Carte (May 8)

Good morning. May God grant you his richest blessings as you serve and worship him this weekend. Today’s Kindle deals include just a couple of options. (Yesterday on the blog: Gospel-Driven Ministry) Preparing for the Stewardship of Persecution I’ve been thinking about this, too. “Since becoming a pastor I’ve been convinced that one of my most important responsibilities it to preach and pray in a way that prepares people to suffer for the glory of God. Suffering – which is …

A La Carte (May 7)

Good morning! May the Lord be with you and bless you today. There are a couple of Kindle deals that are worth a look. What Is Anxiety? This article by William Barcley will prove a worthwhile use of one of your three free monthly articles from Tabletalk (if you’re not a subscriber). “Most of our sinful anxieties are tied to proper concerns. It is proper to do your job well, to support your family, to care for your children, to fulfill the …

A La Carte (May 6)

Grace and peace to you today. Today’s Kindle deals include a nice little list of titles from Crossway, most of which are related to Mother’s Day. (Yesterday on the blog: We Always Glean Among the Sheaves) When Mom Forgot Me “‘Where do you live?’ she asked. Wind whipped her white curls into a crown around her head against a blur of golden wheat fields as we sailed along the dirt road. I glanced her way. She sat slightly hunched in …

A La Carte (May 5)

The God of peace be with you today. This week Westminster Books has a deal on Michael Kruger’s book Surviving Religion 101. When Adoption Comes Full Circle Don’t miss this neat account of an adoption come full circle. “She found me a few years back through Facebook, approaching with respect and grace. We reached out tentatively at first, then forged a sisterhood nurtured by a gradual opening of hearts around the shared love of a precious baby, now grown.” Where …