A La Carte (May 19)

Remember that Ligonier has made all its teaching series free for a limited time. There are lots of newer ones there, along with the classics. (Yesterday on the blog: So Very Weak, Yet So Very Proud) A Christian Reading Manifesto I would gladly co-sign David Steele’s Christian Reading Manifesto. “My concern is that those who will benefit the most from this article will never read it in the first place. In other words, the strange irony is that those who …

A La Carte (May 18)

There are a few new Kindle deals today. Wired for Intimacy is an important one that goes on sale only infrequently. (Yesterday on the blog: Stuck in the Mire of Our Love for this World) 9 Things You Should Know About Buddhism If you’re not familiar with the tenets of Buddhism, this article by Joe Carter may prove educational. He also suggests a few ways Christians can share the gospel with Buddhists. How Amazon Tried To Get Shoppers To Buy …

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Weekend A La Carte (May 16)

There are mainly, though not exclusively, classics listed in today’s Kindle deals. Why Has Covid-19 Hit Seniors So Hard? Part of the brief of this pandemic has been seeing how it has hit the most vulnerable people the hardest. “The Covid-19 pandemic presents a doubly complicated situation for older people: Not only are they at higher risk of contracting the disease, and more likely to develop severe infections and die from it, but they are also the most likely to …

A La Carte (May 15)

Avid readers may be interested in this new podcast from Westminster Books called The Afterword. They are launching with a book giveaway—a good way to draw in their target audience! Today’s Kindle deals include several books and among them are some of the newer titles by Os Guinness and a modern-day classic by Francis Schaeffer. Should We Theologize About Covid-19? I appreciate this call for caution when theologizing about COVID-19 or interpreting God’s providence in it. “As innately curious creatures …

A La Carte (May 14)

There are a few Kindle deals for those who keep tabs on such things. Walking Through Twilight and The Reluctant Evangelist are both recommended titles that rarely go on sale. Logos users, don’t forget to look at the free book of the month. You may also want to get John Piper’s Coronavirus and Christ since it’s also free to add to your library; you can add a couple more books for only $0.99 and $1.99. Three Thoughts on Navigating Potential …

A La Carte (May 13)

It’s a pretty good day for Kindle deals today! The New Testament in Seven Sentences comes highly recommended and isn’t one I’ve seen on sale before. The Reason for God is another solid choice. 9Marks has a helpful new booklet series and Westminster Books has them on sale this week. If you’d like to put together a private, online study group, Ligonier Ministries has made their Connect Group Study feature free. Trusting God’s Hand When I Couldn’t See His Face …

A La Carte (May 12)

I was meant to write the final post today based on Thomas Watson’s All Things For Good, but I won’t be doing that since I’m taking a week away from (most) typing. But I hope you finished it and enjoyed it! Today’s Kindle deals include a list of books for women. The Final Enemy Carl Trueman’s reflection on death is long but rewarding. “Death is thus both inevitable and terrible. It is a merciless foe. It deprives us of our …

A La Carte (May 11)

This week I’ll be posting only A La Carte posts and not other articles—I’m taking it easy on typing for the week. If you are taking the course on Galatians led by Dr. Tom Schreiner (information here) it’s time to begin the videos; I’ve got a call scheduled with him for Thursday to begin asking your questions. Ligonier Ministries is now offering free streaming of all their teaching series. There are hundreds to choose from! There are a few Kindle …

Weekend A La Carte (May 9)

Today’s Kindle deals include quite a look of solid books; there are some classics (like there are every Saturday) as well as a few newer works. If you’ve never read Packer’s Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God, now’s the time! (Yesterday on the blog: The Best Daily Bible Reading Plan for Kids) We Can’t Go Back, So Let’s Go Forward Janie B. Cheaney: “In every case of collapse, we can’t go back. And ultimately that’s to the good, because the …

A La Carte (May 8)

Today’s Kindle deals include some solid picks from several different publishers. Westminster Books has deals on the excellent 31-day counseling devotionals. Churches may want to stock up on some of these titles. Churches Helping Get Indiana Back on Track James Feris explains why Indiana churches are embarking on a unique opportunity to serve the state this week as they begin to once again open their doors. The Untimely Church “It has become abundantly clear that the contemporary church is fully convinced …