A La Carte (April 11)

It isn’t much of a day for Kindle deals, at least as far as I can see. We’ll try again tomorrow. Maybe you can find something else interesting at Nitoy Gonzalez’s Freebie Round-Up. (Yesterday on the blog: 10 New and Notable Books for April) It’s Time To Go On the Offensive There’s lots of good stuff in this article from Rebecca McLaughlin. “When it comes to giving reasons for our faith, we Christians are playing far too defensive a game. …

A La Carte (April 10)

The Kindle deals continue to roll on with some newer ones and some classics. Westminster Books has a collection of Easter resources on sale. There is material for individuals, families, and bulk distribution. Vain Generosity Dave Hare reflects on a tragic situation. “The truth is, giving to the poor is nearly always impractical. Try as you might, you cannot control others, you can’t make them use the money the way that you want them to. You can’t make the medicine work, …

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A La Carte (April 9)

It’s not the greatest day ever for Kindle deals, but there are still a few to look at for the collectors. (Yesterday on the blog: PreachersNSneakers and Pastors as Lifestyle Brands) Christian Discourse in an Age of Outrage Yes, we’ve all seen this again and again. “The world has never seen an age like today, filled with so many self-proclaimed experts who know so little about their professed area of expertise. The modern cycle of news and opinions coupled with the …

A La Carte (April 8)

Today’s Kindle deals include several good books from Crossway. (Yesterday on the blog: I Will Wait For You (Psalm 130): Singing from the Depths) This Is America Here’s some insight: “I have a feeling that many Christians see the Bible’s warnings about ‘wolves in sheep’s clothing’ in this abstract way of crazies like the t.v. Evangelists who are shoving everyone in the forehead off of their stage. Don’t be fooled. Satan is much craftier than that.” Indeed. 8 Questions You Must …

Weekend A La Carte (April 6)

Today’s Kindle deals include one newer title as well as a few classics. Als0, the latest fiction title from Cruciform Press features a missionary to an unreached people living in the jungles of Venezuela. Ernie Bowman shares his hope that the book can inspire future missionaries. (Yesterday on the blog: A Company of Heroes) The ‘Trans’ Child as Experimental Guinea Pig This is so distressing, but so important. “In any other context, we might consider the drug-induced stunting of a …

A La Carte (April 5)

We are spoiled for choice when it comes to Kindle deals, as there’s yet another good list today. When Physical Intimacy is Hard “The world tells us that to attain sexual fulfillment we need to have varied and numerous sexual experiences. Instead, we need to recognize that God created and gifted us with sex for enjoyment and procreation in the context of marriage between one man and one woman. The Bible never promises sexual fulfillment and God doesn’t guarantee us complete …

A La Carte (April 4)

Today’s Kindle deals include a really good and diverse collection of books. Have at it! (Yesterday on the blog: What the Lord’s Day Is) When You’re Dissatisfied and Restless Regarding Your Purpose Christine Hoover: “I still find it terribly exciting that every single one of us is vital to the work of God in this world and in his Church. Even more wondrous to me, the Holy Spirit initiates the specific work God has planned for us, empowers us to …

A La Carte (April 3)

It is another good day for Kindle deals today, and there’s plenty to choose from. Four Things Youth Workers Would Tell Parents About Teenagers, Social Media, and Technology Parents, take note. “In support of the parent’s role as a defender of his or her kids, I wanted to offer this very hard, very blunt article about obvious technological realities that nearly every youth worker would affirm but that most parents are unaware of.” Are You Improving? Thoughts on Getting Better, …

A La Carte (April 2)

Today’s Kindle deals include just a couple of books. Also, Christian Audio is giving away Lecrae’s Unashamed, no strings attached. (Yesterday on the blog: Imagine All Those Eyes…) A Two-Fold Forgiveness “How are we to reconcile the biblical truth that God has already pardoned all the sins of believers in the death of Jesus and that Scripture holds out the hope of forgiveness to those who live in the continual act of confessing their sin to God? The answer is …

A La Carte (April 1)

I’m at The Gospel Coalition conference for the next couple of days, so if you see me meandering around, please do feel free to say hello. Today’s Kindle deals include all sorts of good stuff. Logos users will want to check out the free and nearly-free books for the month. How to Repent of Slander in a Digital Age “With one slanderous blogpost or tweet, we can destroy someone’s reputation in the eyes of thousands—all within a few hours. And …