A La Carte (July 10)

I’m often amazed at how much great material people willingly create and then release online for free. Today’s a good example of how different Christians use their gifts and explore their interests to bless people like you and me through their blogs. I’m grateful for each of them. Serving Our Housebound Members for the Long Term One unexpected benefit of the lockdowns is they gave us all a glimpse of what it means to be housebound. Hopefully that will help …

A La Carte (July 9)

Whether it’s a vacation or a staycation (still one of my least-favorite words), it’s awfully good to take some time off, isn’t it? That’s what I’ve been doing this week—queuing up everything in advance, so I can just step away. Thanks for bearing with me! (With that said, I did spot some Kindle deals, so updated the page accordingly.) (Yesterday on the blog: Today I Will Live Like a Christian) The High Stakes of a Hard Heart Jen Oshman says …

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A La Carte (July 8)

Just a reminder that I am taking this week off, so will not be updating the Kindle deals too often (though there are a few there now). Four Reflections on Sin Writing for TGC Canada, George Sinclair offers four reflections on sin. Do I Need to Understand the Trinity to Be Saved? I have seen a few variations on this question over the years, but especially appreciated this treatment from John Piper. 30 Years Ago, Romania Deprived Thousands of Babies …

A La Carte (July 7)

I hope you and yours are enjoying this beautiful summer. It has been a crazy year so far in so many ways, with so much suffering and uncertainty, so perhaps it’s more important than ever to get outside, to look at what God has made, to ponder it, to see his hand in it, and to praise him for it. (Yesterday on the blog: An Early-July Family Update) 4 Ways Not to Be a Jerk Online “Scripture calls us to …

A La Carte (July 6)

I am taking this week off, so will not be sharing Kindle deals, unless I happen to spot something spectacular. You’ll survive for a week! In the meantime, enjoy these links from around the web… (Yesterday on the blog: A Glimpse of a Disciplined Life) Against Every Accusation “The devil is not only a liar who seeks to deceive us, a tempter who seeks to ensnare us, and a murderer who seeks to kill us. He is an accuser who …

Weekend A La Carte (July 4)

I wish all of my American friends (and family) a joyful and celebratory Independence Day today. Today’s Kindle deals include the usual Saturday classics with a few newer titles as well. (Yesterday on the blog: A Mid-Year Bible-Reading Checkup (Don’t Give Up!)) Proud to Be an American? Bruce Ashford: “As we celebrate the Fourth of July, it is a good time to reflect on the proper perspective a Christian should have on his or her nation. In particular, now is …

A La Carte (July 3)

Today’s Kindle deals include a few books that are worth a look. Westminster Books is offering a deal on a new book called Sketches of Faith and, with it, some excellent church history books for kids. Master Cleanse This is a fascinating and insightful article on Robin DiAngelo’s White Fragility and women’s self-help. “Female self-loathing is still a major moneymaker, the only difference being that the relentless focus on women’s flaws has moved under the skin. Your problem areas are …

A La Carte (July 2)

There are once again some good picks in the daily roundup of Kindle deals. Also be sure to check yesterday’s list if you missed it. (Yesterday on the blog: Hope When Life Unravels) With Liberty and Justice for All Kevin DeYoung has written a reflection on national history and identity. Here’s a key quote: “We do not have to believe we are as bad as we’ve ever been to acknowledge that we aren’t what we can be.” Inter-Faith Prayers for …

A La Carte (July 1)

Happy Canada Day to all my fellow Canadians! I hope and trust it will be a restful, celebratory kind of day. Today’s Kindle deals include a long list of solid works like Costi Hinn’s God, Greed, and the (Prosperity) Gospel as well as books by MacArthur, Stott, Zacharias, and others. You may also want to sort through Amazon’s collection of monthly general market deals. Memory, Monuments, Morality, and Mayhem: The Burden of Reckoning with Historical Symbols Al Mohler: “Across the …

A La Carte (June 30)

If you’re looking to grow your ebook library, Westminster Books has about 350 of Crossways ebooks on sale at 50% off. (Yesterday on the blog: Follow the Way You Want To Be Followed) A Day for Lament at the Supreme Court Here’s Marvin Olasky writing for WORLD: “Roberts may have the opportunity to redeem himself when the court gets a case that could lead to an overturning of Roe v. Wade as a whole. Yet, based on what he did with …