Weekend A La Carte (September 26)

Today’s Kindle deals include some classics, some lesser-known works by C.S. Lewis, and a few others as well. (Yesterday on the blog: Good Things Happen When My Wife Watches Cooking Shows) Is It Selfish To Go To Church? This article responds to what some people may be charging, especially in the UK. “Our choice to gather in a group is putting everybody else at risk. What if sports crowds or entertainment venues did the same? In this atmosphere, the perception …

A La Carte (September 24)

I’ve been hearing good things about the new Bavinck biography by James Eglinton. It’s on sale this week at Westminster Books if you want to check it out. Today’s Kindle deals include some pretty good books! (Yesterday on the blog: Is Soft Totalitarianism Coming to America?) The Shoulders of Giants, the Counsel of the Wise Nick Batzig: “When I was a young man, my father used to tell me, ‘Never be quick to praise the living, because the living are …

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A La Carte (September 23)

The only Kindle deals I could track down were a few titles by Warren Wiersbe. Beyond that it’s a bit of a slow day. Wrestling with Beauty and Loss I enjoyed this reflection on the odd juxtaposition of beauty and loss. “I think we all wonder about this tension-perhaps especially now when the news cycle seems to brim with bad news. We rejoice in God’s faithfulness in our lives, and then grab our phones and see nothing but the hardship …

A La Carte (September 22)

There are some interesting titles available today over on the Kindle deals page. (Yesterday on the blog: No Hand But His Ever Holds the Shears) RBG’S Dying Wish Clint Archer: “The death of RBG should cause all of us to pause and consider. It must be difficult to be a judge and then have the gavel reclaimed in death, to be judged for every decision, action, word, thought, and motive of your life. But this will be the experience of …

A La Carte (September 21)

There are a few Kindle deals you may want to take a look at. Over at Westminster Books you can get a nice deal on the newest book by Sinclair Ferguson. (Yesterday on the blog: Who Have We Come To Worship?) The Death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the Future of the Supreme Court Here’s Al Mohler on the death of RBG and the future of the Supreme Court. (He also released a special edition of The Briefing.) By …

Weekend A La Carte (September 19)

I want to commend to you this episode of the Ministry Network Podcast (whether or not you’re in ministry). It’s about prayer and I found it encouraging, challenging, and endearingly eclectic. There are a few Kindle deals for your enjoyment today. (Yesterday on the blog: New Religions for a Godless World) Three(ish) Views of Contraception This article at Reformation21 explains the most common Christian perspectives on contraception and arrives at an important principle. Cuties and Cognitive Dissonance I think Samuel …

A La Carte (September 18)

Today’s Kindle deals include a book by Mark Jones that has gotten very good reviews. How Shall I Love My Neighbor? By Keeping the Law! Dan Doriani writes about love and law and how they are connected. Jabberwocky (Video) Jabberwocky is one of my favorite poems to recite during a microphone check. I very much enjoyed this recitation and visual interpretation. But that’s the joy of the poem, isn’t it? We can make it mean whatever we want… What Makes …

A La Carte (September 17)

It’s not the most exciting day ever for Kindle deals, though there are at least a few to look at. (Yesterday on the blog: The Local Church Was Made To Serve The Christian, Not The Christian The Local Church) 2 Reasons Bully Pastors Rise Up in the Church Yikes! “our definition of a leader now is—strong personality, quick witted, forceful, domineering, able to win the day in a discussion or argument, can cast vision and collect people. I’m going to …

A La Carte (September 16)

Today’s Kindle deals include a great Westminster Seminary Press edition of Machen’s classic Christianity & Liberalism that has all kinds of new essays and other content. Cancelling the Weapons of “Cancel Culture” We need to be careful that we don’t wield the world’s weapons. “It is obvious to all that 2020 has proven to be quite the revealing year for professing Christians. The way in which we deal with one another over our differences on conclusions about racial matters, masks, …

A La Carte (September 15)

Caring for the Souls of Children, on sale this week at Westminster Books, seems like an important and long-awaited title. There’s an eclectic little mix of Kindle deals there today. (Yesterday on the blog: 7 Books To Help You Understand the Times) A Parent’s Cry Sometimes we need the simplest reminders. “My husband and I started a practice to ease the tension. Check our words. Take a deep breath. He would look at me. Or I would look at him. …