A La Carte (November 1)

There is a huge and varied list of Kindle deals to begin the new month. Logos users will definitely want to grab the free book of the month—an excellent commentary. And you’ll probably want to grab the two discounted volumes as well. Westminster Books is having a week-long sale based around Reformation Day. 5 Myths about the Reformation Gavin Ortlund addresses some popular myths about the Reformation. How Social Media Makes Regional Conflicts International Wyatt Graham offers some really interesting …

A La Carte (October 31)

Today’s Kindle deals include just a couple, but among them is The Coddling of the American Mind which, though not a Christian book, has been of great interest to many Christians. (Yesterday on the blog: What An Expert on Sexual Abuse Says About Sleepovers) My Love Cannot Save You I really enjoyed this reflection on motherhood. “He rubbed my arm as I whimpered my way back into the real world, out of the terror of night. Sleep evaded me then …

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A La Carte (October 30)

There is once again lots to choose from when it comes to Kindle deals today. How Is the Gospel Witness in Rome? Leonardo De Chirico: “More than being associated with the Protestant Reformation in all its varieties, Italy is traditionally linked to the Counter-Reformation epitomized by the Council of Trent (1545–1563), where Protestant ideas were ‘anathemized.’ Since then, the spiritual, cultural, and ideological influence of Roman Catholicism in Italy has been essentially supreme. This does not mean, however, that the …

A La Carte (October 29)

There’s a growing number of Kindle deals available as we head toward Reformation Day. Today there’s an amazing list of titles from Zondervan. Logos users have just two days left to get a free Jonathan Edwards book; they can add two more for a combined total of $6.98. (Yesterday on the blog: Why Your Church Should Sing New Songs (Not Only Old Songs)) LGBT Activists Get Church Banned From Arts For Believing The Bible There is a lot of this …

A La Carte (October 28)

Today’s Kindle deals include a whole long list from Matthias Media. (Yesterday on the blog: How Calvin Responded When Luther Went Full-Out Luther) Where Can Women Teach? Eight Principles for Christian Churches Mary Kassian has written a helpful article that shares some principles to help clarify teaching roles within the church. “Where is the line when it comes to women teaching men? May women preach on Sunday mornings? Teach a Sunday school class? Lead a small group? Instruct a seminary course? …

Weekend A La Carte (October 26)

Today’s Kindle deals include some new books and some classics. The Porter’s Gate has a new album, Neighbor Songs, that you may enjoy. (Yesterday on the blog: Protecting Your Children From Predators) Here Come the Skinny Cows “Conventional wisdom suggests that a church whose budget is not 100 percent supported by tithes and offerings is not sustainable. We believe, however, that a coming revolution in church economics will necessarily redefine the notion of church stability altogether, as an increasing number …

A La Carte (October 25)

Today’s Kindle deals include a book on studying the Bible, one on poverty and the American dream, a series on Edwards, and a great one on doing battle with sin. When Feeble Senses Blind This is a great bit of writing. “Lately my feeble senses have tempted me to believe that God has forgotten to keep His promises. Why does it seem as though what was once full of life and beauty is now dying? How can it be true …

A La Carte (October 24)

Today’s Kindle deals include a handful of books that may be of interest. Westminster Books has Bibles on sale that have been priced to give away. (Yesterday on the blog: God Gave Me Three Children (and Three Friends)) For Jesus’ Sake, Be Kind Trevin Wax: “We are swimming upstream these days when we look for opportunities to show kindness. In a culture where bullying is confused with strength and where insults fly from so many elected officials as a sign …

A La Carte (October 23)

We’ve been spoiled with quite a few good Kindle deals this week, and I’ve added some more today. Logos users, remember that you can use coupon code SAVE20NOW to get $20 off any item(s). Take Sin Seriously That is good counsel! “Take Christ seriously. Yes, of course. For every look at your sin, take ten looks at Christ. But will you want to look at Christ if you have not seen your need? Will you see your need if you …

A La Carte (October 22)

Today’s Kindle deals include an extensive list of books from Matthias Media that, to my knowledge, have not been on sale before. (Yesterday on the blog: 6 Reasons For You To Consider Writing) The Pastor as Hourly Employee? “There are few things that elicit a deeper groan of sympathy from my own heart than a fellow pastor of a smaller church who tells me that his elders are suspicious enough to resort to tracking how much time he spends ‘in …