Weekend A La Carte (November 24)

There are some nice Kindle deals to check out today. A couple are newer books and a couple are classics. (Yesterday on the blog: Black Friday 2018 Deals for Christians – many of these deals are still valid today) False Teachers Out Themselves by Their Way of Life “False teachers by definition teach false doctrine. Usually, we imagine that this means that false teachers deny certain concepts like the Trinity, the Incarnation, or the Second Coming. Yet second Peter challenges the idea …

A La Carte (November 23)

Keep an eye on the Kindle deals page since I’ll be adding to it over the weekend. I expect Monday will be a big day. Be sure to check the Black Friday 2018 Deals for Christians over the course of today as it will be updated as I come across new deals. Straight from the Bible This is a neat one. “An extremely rare, minuscule biblical stone weight inscribed in ancient Hebrew script with the word ‘beka’ was discovered in rubble taken from …

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A La Carte (November 22)

Happy Thanksgiving to all my American friends and family! I trust you’ll have a day filled with the great gifts of joy and gratitude. Today I’m going to stick to just A La Carte, then tomorrow I’ll be back with a round-up of Black Friday deals. There are lots of good ones rolling in, so be sure to check in. (Yesterday on the blog: My New Book: Run to Win) When I Grow Up… “Just as when we were children, what …

A La Carte (November 21)

Just a quick note about what’s coming up here over the next couple of days. Tomorrow (Thanksgiving in the USA) I’ll be publishing an A La Carte post. On Friday I’ll have A La Carte, plus my annual roundup of Black Friday deals for Christians. A similar Cyber Monday post will come on Monday. There should be lots of good deals along the way! In the meantime, perhaps you’d be interested in browsing Christmas gift ideas from Westminster Books. (Yesterday on …

A La Carte (November 20)

Today’s Kindle deals include some good books from Reformation Heritage, a few from John MacArthur, and one from Mark Jones. (Yesterday on the blog: Give Me a Man with an Open Bible!) I Am the Daughter of a Pedophile “The hour was late when the phone rang one evening last May. It was late enough that I knew something was wrong. My mom’s voice wavered on the phone as she asked me to find a quiet place to talk. I settled …

A La Carte (November 19)

Today’s Kindle deals include a couple from Crossway and a couple of commentaries. Here’s a reminder that I now have a Daily Podcast that shares some of my content via audio format. Here’s the most recent episode. (Yesterday on the blog: Letters to the Editor) 3 Lines in the Sand Stephen Nichols: “The proverbial silver lining in these challenges to the Bible in our day is that they bring a great deal of clarity to the issue before us as Christians: …

Weekend A La Carte (November 17)

Today’s Kindle deals include three solid books that are worthy of your attention. (Yesterday on the blog: New: Challies Daily Podcast (Audio Blog)) Women Writing Theology “Female Christians blessed with writing talent who seek to use their gifts for the benefit of the Church are often questioned about their motivations. ‘Are they simply on an ego trip?’ some ask. ‘Are they unwilling to be quiet servants? Have they bought into worldly ideas? Is this all about gaining power and influence?’” I …

A La Carte (November 16)

Once a year or so Westminster Books puts the ESV Church Bibles on sale with prices getting as low as $5. That sale is running now, so it’s a good time for churches to stock up! (Yesterday on the blog: Is It Worth a Trip to The Holy Land?) What Difference Does it Make for Your Anger That Jesus Died on the Cross? This is some good practical theology. “Personally, I believe that’s a question a believer should regularly ask concerning …

A La Carte (November 15)

It has been a little slow for Kindle deals lately, but I expect things to pick up by next week when we head into the Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. For today, there’s just one new deal to consider. (Yesterday on the blog: 5 Songs by CityAlight I Think You’ll Enjoy) What Are the “High Places” in the Old Testament, and How Does That Apply to Us Today? Randy Alcorn explains and applies. “Recently someone asked me, ‘I’m intrigued by a …

A La Carte (November 14)

Today’s Kindle deals include the Gospel for Life series of short books. Over at Westminster Books you’ll find deals on some Counseling 101 material (in print format). There are lots of games and puzzles for sale on Amazon today in case you’re doing some early Christmas shopping. (Yesterday on the blog: This is the Church in China) The 99-Year-Old Who Asked for a New Heart “It doesn’t matter how old you are. It doesn’t matter how many times you’ve shared the Gospel …