A La Carte (April 6)

The Lord be with you and the Lord bless you today. Today’s Kindle deals includes a one-day sale on Scott David Allen’s excellent Why Social Justice Is Not Biblical Justice. (Yesterday on the blog: Why Should We Remember what God Forgets?) A Typesetting God This is just a really neat story. Jesus and John Wayne: A Fair Portrait of Evangelicalism? Anne Kennedy has written a thorough review of a popular new book by Kristin Kobes Du Mez: Jesus and John …

A La Carte (April 5)

Good morning! Grace and peace to you as you serve the Lord today and this week. There’s a short list of Kindle deals to look at today. (Yesterday on the blog: To the Mourner) “Jesus and Resurrection? What’s This Babbler Trying to Say?” “Babbling. Lots of talk is just that: babbling. Babbling, of course, is babbled by babblers. There’s no need to pay attention. It’s all just gas.” A Murderer Finds Resurrection Life This is a neat testimony to God’s …

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Weekend A La Carte (April 3)

May God bless you this weekend as you serve him and remember the day of Christ’s resurrection. Today’s Kindle deals include an interesting little collection of varied titles. (Yesterday on the blog: Always Read the Story to the End) When It’s Time to Leave a Church There can be very legitimate, but also very illegitimate, times to leave a church. H.B. Charles Jr. offers some ways to distinguish them in this article. The World Wants Us To Hate One Another (Video) …

A La Carte (April 2)

The Lord be with you and the Lord bless you on this Good Friday. Logos users: There is a new list of free and really cheap books and commentaries ready for you to look through. There are quite a few books today on the Kindle deals page, and I’ll check for more in the morning. A Victory for Reality Carl Trueman: “The less-than-divine comedy that Professor Meriwether has had to endure has led to one good outcome: the verdict of the …

A La Carte (April 1)

Good morning! The Lord be with you today. There’s a substantial list of Kindle deals to look at as we begin a new month. (Yesterday on the blog: 10 New and Notable Christian Books for March 2021) American Culture Is Broken. Is Theonomy the Answer? We seem to be seeing a bit of a resurgence in Theonomy. In this article Andrew T. Walker explains what it is and expresses his concerns with it. “In sum, the error of Theonomy is …

A La Carte (March 31)

Grace, mercy and peace to you today. Logos users, this is the last day to get March’s free and very cheap books. There are a few books listed in today’s Kindle deals. When America Put the Bible on Trial Stephen Nichols writes about the infamous Scopes Monkey Trial. “On July 10, 1925, the eyes of the nation looked upon the Rhea County Courthouse in Dayton, Tennessee, as an all-star cast took the stage. Clarence Darrow played the lead for the …

A La Carte (March 30)

Good morning! The God of peace be with you today. Logos users: You’ve got just two days left to take advantage of the March Matchups sales on some great commentaries. Today’s Kindle deals include a number of books. (Yesterday on the blog: The Only Way To Do The Work Of A Lifetime) The Resurrection’s Higher Math Jared Wilson reflects on Jesus’ answer to the Sadducees when they questioned him about the resurrection. “I love the way Jesus begins his answer …

A La Carte (March 29)

Good morning! Grace to you today. (Yesterday on the blog: Savior, Lead Me) Losing Forgiveness “Maybe it has always been thus—the crowd baying in the arena for more gore, more death. The angry revolutionary mob laying hands on whomever and administering ‘justice’ with the zeal of victors rather than the just. People taking picnics to hangings to enjoy the day out at someone else’s expense.” While I Was Still a Marxist This is a neat account of Marvin Olasky’s conversion. …

Weekend A La Carte (March 27)

My gratitude goes to Reformation Heritage Books for sponsoring the blog this week with news of Simonetta Carr’s new book Questions Women Asked. Today’s Kindle deals include a good little book on the psalms along with some classics. (Yesterday on the blog: Money, Debt, and Finances) Dogmatic Dangers Janie Cheaney gets to the root of her disagreement with a liberal Christian friend. “She sees the Bible as quite clear on the second greatest commandment but open to interpretation about the …

A La Carte (March 26)

Good morning! The God of love and peace be with you today. There are a couple of Kindle deals on the list for now. I’ll look for more in the morning. There is a pretty clear theme through the different links I bookmarked yesterday and included today. It shouldn’t be hard to spot it… The Good Name of Our Neighbor Richard Holdeman cautions against speaking rashly of others. “Fellow believers in the church can be very careless with regard to …