A La Carte (July 13)

May the God of love and peace be with you today. There’s a nice little list of Kindle deals to look through. (Yesterday on the blog: Dusting When the Light Is Dim) You Will Fail Sometimes. Don’t Quit. “Living the Christian life has to be an honest endeavor. One where we admit that we stink at some of the things we’re supposed to be good at. One where we ask God to examine us, to show us our true struggles, …

A La Carte (July 12)

Last week I enjoyed a restful vacation with my family and am now glad to be back in my home and back at my desk. I’m also glad to be back to posting not just the daily A La Carte, but also some new articles. There are a couple of Kindle deals that may be worth a look. How Would You Summarize the Old Testament in 2,000 Words? Justin Taylor shares Thomas Schreiner’s excellent, brief summary of the OT. If Not Twitter, …

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Weekend A La Carte (July 10)

May the Lord of peace grant you his richest blessings this weekend. There are lots of good Kindle deals today. My gratitude goes to Getty Music for sponsoring the blog this week with news of their upcoming worship conference. It’s going to be amazing! The Scenes They Leave Out “I don’t know who does the dishes at the Avengers HQ. I don’t know when they eat, or what. I’m also not sure how many bathrooms the Millennium Falcon has, but …

A La Carte (July 9)

Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Westminster Books has a really good sale on some new and noteworthy books. They are also offering a deep discount on an excellent new version of Pilgrim’s Progress for kids. Thanks for being patient with some light blogging (A La Carte only) this week. I’ll be back with the usual schedule of articles next week. The Contagious Sin of Cynicism Cynicism is no fruit of the …

A La Carte (July 8)

Good morning. May the Lord bless and keep you today. There is a list of Kindle deals to browse through today. Just a reminder to Logos users that you will want to check out the great commentary sale they’ve got going on right now. (Also remember that the NICOT/NICNT are on sale as well.) Why Does Hell Exist? “Is such punishment too extreme? Does my selfishness or pride really deserve such treatment? How can God be loving and send someone to hell?” James …

A La Carte (July 7)

Good morning. May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with you today. Just a reminder that I am doing light blogging this week, which means only A La Carte will be posted each day. The Beautiful Meaning of Marital Sexual Intimacy If you’re up for quite a long read, you may enjoy this look at the beautiful meaning of marital sexual intimacy. Reading and Talking about Sexuality If you are looking for resources on sexuality for kids and …

A La Carte (July 6)

May the God of love and peace be with you today. Reminder: I have a book coming out in September titled Knowing and Enjoying God. There is currently a pre-order special where the first 250 to submit proof of purchase will receive some bonus physical prints. Disciple Making Movements This analysis of disciple making movements, written from a Reformed Presbyterian perspective, is very illuminating and very helpful. “The numbers, if they are to be believed, are staggering. Millions of Christian …

A La Carte (July 5)

Good morning. May grace and peace be with you today. So you know, this is going to be a week of light blogging in which you’ll find only A La Carte articles. Things will return to normal next week. I don’t expect to update the Kindle deals page unless I happen to see something really exciting by the by. 5 Ways to Benefit from the Lord’s Supper Colin Smith: “The Lord’s Supper is a wonderful gift from God and is a …

Weekend A La Carte (July 3)

As you head into another weekend, remember this: God is on his throne. Now, living accordingly. There is a nice little mix of Kindle deals today with some older books and some newer. Nostalgic for Events That Haven’t Happened Yet This article is full of key insights about online versus offline life. “I, like you, am concerned with the content we are all consuming online—whether extremist, explicit, or just entertaining—but I’m as concerned with what the act of consuming content is doing …

A La Carte (July 2)

Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Logos users will want to check out the great commentary sale they’ve got going on right now. (And, while you’re at it, maybe grab their free and nearly-free books.) There are a couple of good Kindle deals today, including a relatively new title from Nancy Guthrie. My Life as a Christian Under a Communist Regime Zhang San reflects on living the Christian life under a communist regime. “It …