A La Carte (April 29)

Today’s Kindle deals include some good books from Crossway themed around apologetics. Pastoring the One When You’d Rather Pastor the Ninety-Nine There’s wisdom for pastors here. “Sometimes churches forget that names matter. I remember talking to a staff member of a church of about 400. Their staff had gone through the church directory and realized that half the people listed were unknown personally to any of them. That’s not a healthy family.” Become a Name Wizard Overnight This article goes pretty …

Weekend A La Carte (April 27)

There are some Kindle deals to look at today. Remember that much of the content I write also goes out via podcast. You can get the info here. (Yesterday on the blog: The Gospel-Driven Church) Ordinary Christians Will End Abortion: Eight Ways You Can Help The battle against abortion can, at times, seem unwinnable. “When the Romans would leave unwanted newborns out to die, it was the Christians who would rescue and raise them. May our history become our legacy.” A …

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A La Carte (April 26)

Christian Audio has some good deals this month. There are discounted audiobooks by John Piper, Donald Whitney, and Richard Phillips. There’s also a solid biography of Martin Luther. If you’re looking for something to read, Adam Higginbotham’s Midnight in Chernobyl is fascinating; I could hardly put it down. Will We Learn in Heaven? Randy Alcorn asks and answers. For my part, I consider learning one of the great joys of this life and fully expect it will also be one …

A La Carte (April 25)

As always, you can check the Kindle deals page to see what’s new on that front. Westminster Books has a deal on a book your pastor probably wishes you’d read. Logos users may want to browse through this month’s deals. Don’t forget about the NICOT/NICNT sale. (Yesterday on the blog: Young People and the Hundred Pushup Challenge of Life) Hard, Messy, and Uncomfortable Uncomfortable circumstances have a way of testing our love. “If God called me to serve Him in …

A La Carte (April 24)

There’s a pretty good selection of Kindle deals today, many of them from John MacArthur. Chip Away at Your Children’s Spiritual Growth Jen Oshman wrote an article I was working on! “We humans are drawn to get rich quick schemes, to lose 10 pounds by this weekend diets, to the express lane. Like moths to a flame, we love instant gratification, magic formulas, and silver bullets. But we know silver bullets are rare. We know the truth is that real growth …

A La Carte (April 23)

There are just a couple of fairly minor Kindle deals for you to consider today. (Yesterday on the blog: We Are All Theologians) It Is Well Writing for WORLD, Janie Cheaney does a great job telling the story of Horatio Spafford who wrote “It Is Well.” But be warned, once you learn the rest of the story, you can’t unlearn it! Reducing the Stumbling Block before THE Stumbling Block It’s important to remove the “stumbling blocks” that can keep unbelievers from …

A La Carte (April 22)

Today’s Kindle deals include some good picks from Crossway–among them, titles by Kevin DeYoung and D.A. Carson. (Yesterday on the blog: How We Worshipped One Day in April) Christianity and Critical Theory Neil Shenvi has what I consider a really helpful series of articles on Christianity and critical theory. While he is opposed to it, he tries to really listen to those who hold to it. The little series is well worth reading (or watching). Pastoral Concern about Evangelical Prophecy …

Weekend A La Carte (April 20)

Today’s Kindle deals include all sorts of good stuff. (Yesterday on the blog: What Gave Him Such Confidence?) 3 Suggestions for Dealing with Frustrating Cultural Differences I find culture endlessly fascinating. “Maybe you are preparing for a short-term trip or long-term service to a place like where I serve. Or maybe you’re trying to get to know someone from the Middle East who now lives near you. Here are three suggestions I have for adjusting to their culture so you …

A La Carte (April 19)

There’s a nice little list of Kindle deals for you to go through today if you’re into that kind of thing. Remembering My Passion for my Husband It can be hard to remember, feel, or enact the passion of the early years of marriage. “I assumed it would always be there, but now, the fear creeps in and the self-doubt begins. Why is this so hard? Shouldn’t this just be there? Shouldn’t I want to be with my husband? Why do …

A La Carte (April 18)

It has been a bit of a slow week for Kindle deals, but there are at least a few to look at today. Logos users will want to check out this NICOT/NICNT sale. It’s a great series to have! (Yesterday on the blog: It’s Time To Break Free From the Algorithm-Driven Life) A French Evangelical’s Thoughts on Notre Dame I appreciate this French Evangelical’s thoughts on the burning of Notre Dame. “As a French Evangelical Protestant, I hardly attach any spiritual …