A La Carte (May 17)

Yesterday we made the long drive from Louisville back to Canada and are once again settled into home. The newlyweds, meanwhile, headed off on what I pray will be a joyful honeymoon. Between getting home and calling it a night I did have time to dig up a few new Kindle deals. Westminster Book is offering a great deal on what they’re calling Bavinck’s Christianity 101. (Yesterday on the blog: Who You Most Truly Are — A Wedding Speech for Abby and …

A La Carte (May 16)

It was a late night last night and thus a bit of a slow start today. But we successfully pulled off a wedding and had a great time of it. Congratulations to Nathan and Abby! Today’s Kindle deals include a nice little collection of books on a crucial topic. (Yesterday on the blog: Two Lives Blending Into One Life) Why Pro-Lifers Support Laws to Punish Abortionists but Not Mothers Denny Burk explains why the majority of pro-lifers support laws that …

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Weekend A La Carte (May 14)

Good morning! Here’s a little collection of links that I thought you might enjoy. There are a few Kindle deals you may want to look at. (Yesterday on the blog: Laying Ambushes — A Family Update on a Special Weekend) How does Reformed theology view the future of Israel compared to dispensationalism? Obviously not everyone who reads this site will agree with the take presented in this video from Ligonier Ministries. Yet it’s a good explanation of how Reformed folk have traditionally …

A La Carte (May 13)

May the Lord be with you and bless you today. I have only found one Kindle deals so far today, but it’s a good one at least. Why Pro-Abortion Activists Desecrate Churches Carl Trueman: “The church service is not simply a convenient place to intimidate pro-life campaigners. To attack a worship service is not simply to annoy the participants. It is to profane the sacred. It is to enact that which abortion itself represents. It is to spit on the very identity …

A La Carte (May 12)

Good morning! Grace and peace to you. (Yesterday on the blog: Keys To Knowing God’s Will for Your Life) Still Chris Thomas: “Stillness can be elusive; a mirage of anticipation that beckons yet fails to deliver. I’ve searched for it, grasped at it, despaired at it, and been surprised by it. Sometimes I’ve forgotten it. But then, like an old friend unseen for a decade or more, stillness creeps up on me in some hidden place and embraces me as though …

A La Carte (May 11)

May the Lord bless and keep you on this fine day. This week’s deal from Westminster Books is on a collection of books for kids. There are a few new Kindle deals to look at today. Why Mainstream Scholars often Differ with Evangelical Pastors on the Gospels “Why is it that if you read what Wikipedia says about the date and authorship of the Gospels, it is very different from the way most pastors in evangelical churches and most ordinary Christians talk …

A La Carte (May 10)

Here’s your occasional reminder that all the quote graphics I share day-by-day are available and nicely categorized at SquareQuotes. They’re free to download, print, etc. (Yesterday on the blog: The Parable of the Acorn) What Makes a “Strong Woman” Strong? Rebekah Matt: “‘Strong woman’ is a phrase heard often these days, and because I admire both words and women, I’ve been paying attention. It’s used in politics, on campuses, in the media, and even by little girls who know at …

A La Carte (May 9)

Good morning. Grace and peace to you. Today’s Kindle deals include some top-notch books on the Trinity. (Yesterday on the blog: One Woman in the Right Mightier than Four Hundred Men in the Wrong) Not What I Expected “One of the most shocking television moments I ever witnessed was on L.A. Law in the 1980s. A character everyone loved to hate, Rosalind, stepped into an elevator mid-sentence and unexpectedly plummeted to her death. That’s kind of how I felt when I …

Weekend A La Carte (May 7)

May God bless you today as you prepare to gather to worship him on the Lord’s Day. Today’s Kindle deals include a number of good options, including Andrew Wilson’s award-winner. (Yesterday on the blog: As You Pray about Roe v Wade) Salvation, Past, Present, and Future So much depends upon properly understanding this: “From one point of view, of course, the Old Testament serves as the model of what Christ would come to accomplish. But Hebrews teaches us never to …

A La Carte (May 6)

Those who like to read to little ones will want to check out this sale from Westminster Books on the Big Theology for Little Hearts series. Overcoming Doctrinal Pride “There is one specific kind of undiscerned spiritual pride that I think is not often discussed and is especially hard to recognize—the danger of doctrinal righteousness. Sadly, I think it’s a particularly prevalent danger among Reformed, theologically-minded Christians. It’s a danger I have fallen into at times.” You should probably read …