A La Carte (July 26)

Today’s Kindle deals include a few Christian titles as well as a collection of award-winning general market books. Be sure to check out the deals this week from Westminster Books. 12 Spurgeon Quotes for When Parenting Feels Hard We can all use some encouragement from time to time. Our Cultural Waterloo Carl Trueman: “With Trump in the White House, Christian colleges have four, maybe eight, years in which the cultural and political tide might not flow as strongly against them …

A La Carte (July 25)

Today’s Kindle deals include a few titles you might want to add to your collection. A Brief History of the Altar Call “By the mid-20th century, altar calls had become a staple of evangelical and Baptist life in America, especially in the South.” But where did that thing come from in the first place? Progressivism’s Peak Lunacy This is, indeed, lunacy. But I fear we’ve got a ways to go before it hits its peak. But the point Matthew Hosier …

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A La Carte (July 24)

I’m back! I enjoyed a much-needed relaxing week with my family in Newfoundland. We went straight from there to Muskoka Bible Centre where I am teaching for the week. But as of today it’s business as normal at the blog, which means the return of A La Carte. Here we go… Today’s Kindle deals include several excellent picks from Crossway. A High View of Marriage Includes Divorce This really needed to be said, and I’m thankful to Rebecca VanDoodewaard for …

A La Carte (July 17)

This is going to be the sole A La Carte this week. I am on vacation for the next seven days and, as part of that, will not be doing all the daily reading and linking that’s part of A La Carte. They will resume, as normal, a week from today. However, I’ve got brand new articles queued up all through the week and hope you’ll enjoy those. I’ll be back online in a week! Today’s Kindle deals include a …

Weekend A La Carte (July 15)

Despite an early start and a thorough search, I was unable to track down any new Kindle deals today. So you’ll have to content yourself with reading articles like these ones: Why I Like to Sit by Young Children One of the most memorable flights I’ve ever had I was seated next to a little girl. We played games for three hours. At the end of it all, I found out her father (who was also there) was a friend of …

A La Carte (July 14)

Today’s Kindle deals include a few fairly minor deals. Still, check them out and see if something fits… Westminster Books is offering a book on the Reformation they hope you’ll buy in bulk and distribute. Keller, Allberry and Stott Here are three interesting and appropriate responses to Eugene Peterson’s recent comments on homosexuality and gay marriage. Also, Eugene Peterson kind of retracted his statements. Also, read Jared Wilson who asks, How Many More Petersons Are Out There? The 4 Crises …

A La Carte (July 13)

Today’s Kindle deals include a couple of titles that may interest you. If your children are in Canadian, and especially Ontario public schools, you may be interested in reading My Child, My Chance. The Selfishness Behind Environmentalists’ Call for Fewer Children “Selfishness is much more palatable when you can cast as concern, but strip away the faux outrage and it’s always there under the surface. That is illustrated once again by the reaction to a recent study that argues the …

A La Carte (July 12)

I sorted through hundreds of Kindle deals dealing with healing crystals, ouija boards, and seances (Amazon lumps together everything “spiritual”) to find just a few that actually have some value. Westminster Books has some discipleship resources on sale, including one for dads and their children. 12 Principles on How to Disagree with Other Christians It is hard to overestimate the importance of this subject: In Romans 14 and 15, “Paul offers 12 principles to ensure the strict consciences of the weak would …

A La Carte (July 11)

As you may know, it’s Prime Day at Amazon, so there are lots of deals to be had. You’ll find many of their Kindle devices deeply discounted (Voyage, Paperwhite, etc). They are also offering a deal where if you buy an Amazon book, 40% of the price is returned as a credit toward another printed or Kindle book. Today’s Kindle book deals include an interesting list of titles meant to help you think. How To Pray for Your Pastor You do …

A La Carte (July 10)

Today’s Kindle deals include several important books from Crossway. Stage Fright A video has been making the rounds that shows a ballet performance during a service at Redeemer Presbyterian in New York. Wes Bredenhof sets this in historical context and makes an astute observation: “This performance would only be possible in a church building with a stage. Your traditional Reformed church building with a large pulpit occupying the center of attention would never accommodate a ballet trio.” Husband, Lift Up …