A La Carte (July 12)

There are some new Kindle deals today you may enjoy browsing through. A “Good Christian Boy” Meets the Savior “Warren Wiersbe, one of the preeminent Bible teachers and writers of our day, recently had his heavenly homegoing at the age of eighty-nine. A number of the obituaries written about Wiersbe noted that he had come to saving faith in Jesus Christ at a Youth for Christ rally where Billy Graham was the featured evangelist. Here is some more of the instructive …

A La Carte (July 11)

Today’s Kindle deals include just a couple of minor items. We will hope for more tomorrow. (Yesterday on the blog: Leave and Cleave Like a Strawberry) At Home Discipleship This is really good. “Maybe like me, you have a longing for an intentional mentor like I first described—somebody who will commit to weekly meetings, studies, and plans. But it seems that everyone is so busy. The reality is that many of these people are already committed to the first ministries …

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A La Carte (July 10)

There are a few Kindle deals to look at. Of greater interest for some will be… …Westminster Books’ mid-summer sale, where all kinds of good stuff is discounted. I Did Not Die. I Did Not Go to Heaven. Slate shares the sad story behind the bestselling book The Boy Who Came Back From Heaven. The boy now says he didn’t go to heaven and, in fact, has truly come to know the Lord. 3 Errors That Undermine the Imago Dei When Ministering …

A La Carte (July 9)

Today’s Kindle deals include a pretty good list that spans several authors and several publishers. (Yesterday on the blog: God, Greed, and the Prosperity Gospel)—the book is available today. Why We Should Stop ‘Sharing the Gospel’ (Update: page went missing for some reason) Please don’t send me an angry email until you read past the headline. “What started as a subtle change in terminology results in a massive shift for our whole ethos of evangelism. And now, I fear, some …

A La Carte (July 8)

Today’s Kindle deals include some good books from Crossway (plus a couple of others). (Yesterday on the blog: The Lord Is My Salvation) Conservative Protestant Men Are Still Resisting Porn We don’t get a lot of good news when it comes to pornography, so this was good to read. “Protestant men today who attend church regularly are basically the only men in America still resisting the cultural norm of regularized pornography use.” Climate-Change The older generation needs to know that …

Weekend A La Carte (July 6)

Today’s Kindle deals include all kinds of academic books from Eerdmans as well as some for the rest of us. There are also some novels on sale: Lord of the Rings, 1984, etc. (Yesterday on the blog: How I Prepare a Sermon) Her Stillborn, Him Sovereign This one is beautiful and moving. “There in the ground was a pristinely carved—yet, stark—rectangular hole. Lowered into it was a pink casket far too pretty for this spot and not nearly pretty enough …

A La Carte (July 5)

It’s an excellent day for Kindle deals today. There are books by Rosaria Butterfield, John MacArthur, Jonathan Leeman, and others. Do You Love Your Country? I suppose this is a day late, but it’s still beneficial. “Do you love your country? That’s a question I’ve been asking myself lately. And it’s not at all an easy question to answer. It’s kind of like asking, Do you love your family? Most of us will instinctively want to answer yes to that question. But as soon …

A La Carte (July 4)

Today’s Kindle deals include only a few minor deals. Logos users, don’t miss the 30% off sale happening now. (Yesterday on the blog: Make Some Return To Your Parents) The Most Radical Mission For Christians May Be The Most Mundane “It’s not that we should lower our expectations or squelch the ambitious visionaries in our midst. It’s just that sometimes the most effective mission is the patient, quiet, unheralded…” Is It Bigoted Not to Date Someone Who Is Transgendered? The …

A La Carte (July 3)

Today’s Kindle deals include some good books. Nancy Pearcey’s Finding Truth could be the best $0.79 you spend all summer! P&R has launched a new Reformed Expository Bible Study series and the first few volumes are on sale at WTS Books. John Stott’s Daily Prayer I think we’d all do well to begin our days with this prayer or one like it. Hey Ministers and Theologians: When It Comes to the Secular Workplace, You Just Don’t Get It This may …

A La Carte (July 2)

There are a few minor Kindle deals today. Of more interest… …Logos users will definitely want to grab this month’s free book from Logos. And audiobook listeners will want to head to Christian Audio to grab a free copy of Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners. (Yesterday on the blog: Does Your Church Truly Care for True Widows?) An $8.2 Million Judgment, Over $8.2 Million in Royalties Given Away I’ve heard Randy Alcorn tell his story a number of times and …