A La Carte (January 6)

I wasn’t able to track down new Kindle deals today, but perhaps you should run over last week’s deals. In case you missed it over the weekend, this month’s free book from Christian Audio is Tony Reinke’s Competing Spectacles. It’s there for the taking! (Yesterday on the blog: He Will Hold Me Fast) Forgetting What Is Behind? In what circumstances is it good to ponder the past? And in what circumstances is it not? A Statement from Early Rain Covenant …

Weekend A La Carte (January 4)

Today’s Kindle deals include a few classics and at least one newer work. This month’s free book from Christian Audio is Tony Reinke’s Competing Spectacles. It’s there for the taking! (Yesterday on the blog: Laughing at the Days to Come) Say What No One Else Will Some men may need this challenge. “When a man spends his brief existence as a remote-clicker, a couch-sitter, an unending joke-teller, when he starves his soul — that which he should not trade for …

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A La Carte (January 3)

There are, as usual, a few Kindle deals to be had today. The first sale of the year from Westminster Books is on their top-selling books of last year. (Yesterday on the blog: Looking for Something to Read? (Brief Book Reviews)) Learning to Say “Amen” This was a good challenge to me, as I find there are quite a few things in life now to which I’m not too eager to say “amen.” 2020 & Your Political Cage Match “The …

A La Carte (January 2)

Today’s Kindle deals include a kind of eclectic mix with some solid books in there. Logos users will want to download the free book of the month—and consider some of the nearly-free books of the month. Decade in Review: Marital Norms Erode Ryan T. Anderson and Robert P. George teamed up for an opinion piece at USA Today. “Law shapes culture; culture shapes beliefs; beliefs shape action. The law now effectively teaches that mothers and fathers are replaceable, that marriage …

A La Carte (January 1)

Happy new year! In honor of the occasion, I’ve collected a bunch of articles that will help direct your thoughts (and maybe habits) as you set out into this brand new year. (Yesterday on the blog: The Bible-Reading Plan I’ll Be Using in 2020) A New Year’s Resolution: Don’t Try to Be With It Kevin DeYoung urges you not to get drawn in by pop culture this year. “I’m not a technophobe. I have a blog, a Facebook page, a …

A La Carte (December 31)

There are some odds and ends to be had in today’s Kindle deals. You’ll find lots of good stuff on sale at Logos as they close out the year. (Yesterday on the blog: Why I Believe in African Christian University) Obviously you’ve heard about Mark Galli’s Christianity Today editorial in which he said that Christians should support President Trump’s removal from office. CT’s president subsequently responded and defended the editorial. You may be interested in reading Robert P. George’s explanation …

A La Carte (December 30)

There are lots of interesting Kindle deals today. Many are Christian, but I also added a whole list of historical works as well. (Yesterday on the blog: A Prayer Before Listening to Sunday’s Sermon) Trusting God with Our Unknown Future Vance Christie has a nice little biographical sketch of hymnwriter Philip Bliss. “This Sunday, December 29, marks the 143rd anniversary of the untimely death of Philip Paul Bliss (1838-1876), a popular nineteenth century hymnwriter. Circumstances surrounding Bliss’s death provide a …

Weekend A La Carte (December 28)

Today’s Kindle deals include a couple of those classic must-read books. He’s Still Enough “All around the world, people seem to spend the week between Christmas and New Year’s in a sense of reflection. It makes sense that as another year closes and is slid onto the shelves of memory that we take one last moment to flip back through it’s pages and remember with bittersweet fondness the stories that ended and the ones that have just begun. That is …

A La Carte (December 27)

Today is not our day for Kindle deals. We will try again tomorrow. Remember that ESVs are on sale at Westminster Books through to the end of the month. Bible Reading Plans for 2020 Ligonier has assembled a massive list of reading plans for 2020. There’s something there for everyone! Too Big to Fail? Tech’s Decade of Scale and Impunity Is there anyone at all who is comfortable with the size and prominence of big tech? “Scale. If there is …

A La Carte (December 26)

I trust you enjoyed your Christmas yesterday as we did! If you are into Kindle deals (and maybe got a new Kindle yesterday), check out today’s Kindle deals and you might find something to add to your collection. Logos users, the NIVAC set is deeply discounted for a few days; it is well worth owning. Hope That Conquers Anxiety William Farley: “True Believers hope for something else, without which heaven will not be heaven. They anchor their hope in a …