A La Carte (July 1)

Happy Canada Day to my fellow Canadians. I hope and trust you enjoy your holiday while celebrating the country God has called us to serve. Today’s Kindle deals include a pretty good list of women’s titles from Crossway. (Yesterday on the blog: A Canada Day Family Update) Hard to Offend, Easy to Please Hard to offend and easy to please–that’s a good way to live. “Cynicism. It’s now in the air we breathe, the thoughts we indulge, the words we …

A La Carte (June 30)

Good morning. May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with you today. I just received copies of Kathleen Neilson’s new four-book series and am immediately a fan. They are on sale this week at Westminster Books. A Brief History of How Friendships Like Yours Can Change the World “Every Christian wants to make a difference. But few of us know how to turn that desire into action. We look around at all the needs and opportunities, and we …

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A La Carte (June 29)

May the God of love and peace be with you today. Today in Kindle deals you’ll find several popular books by C.S. Lewis. (Yesterday on the blog: When God Seems Deaf To Our Cries) Should We Watch for Signs from God? This is a really good answer from John Piper. “The Bible teaches the doctrine of God’s providence not in order to lead us away from the revealed will of God in his word, but in order to give us …

A La Carte (June 28)

Good morning. May grace and peace be with you today. There are a few nice little Kindle deals to look at today. Comfort Facing Death “Do you ever think about your own death? Poets may come up with flowery words and philosophers may make scholarly statements that ring hollow when there is no connection with the Word of God. But in Psalm 139 God gives us the comfort we need when facing the end of our lives…” Communication’s Two Catastrophic Cousins …

Weekend A La Carte (June 26)

May the Lord of peace grant you his richest blessings this weekend. Today’s Kindle deals include a number of classics and a couple of contemporary works. (Yesterday on the blog: New and Notable Books for June 2021) What the Bible Teaches About Rejection and Embrace Megan Taylor: “We have everyday encounters with rejection in job searches, auditions, and relationships, and yet it never seems to get any easier. Rejection undercuts our deep desire to belong, and too often we settle for …

A La Carte (June 25)

Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. People looking for Kindle deals will find just a handful of them today. Good Overcomes Evil I was both alarmed and encouraged to read this update by missionaries in Uganda. “The meeting has the feeling of a town without defenses preparing for siege. The evil of a virus, of poverty and injustice, of unequal access to vaccines and oxygen … As the United States trends downward with …

A La Carte (June 24)

In this week’s deal from Westminster Books, they’ll send you a free copy of Piper’s Expository Exultation if you buy a copy of the revised edition of The Supremacy of God in Preaching. Today’s Kindle deals include lots of good material from Crossway. (Yesterday on the blog: Each Man Before the Mob) The Discipline Of Being Overwhelmed Yes, indeed. It is sometimes so good to be overwhelmed. How I Read Dave Moore explains how he reads books interactively. Speaking personally, …

A La Carte (June 23)

Good morning. May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with you on this fine day. There are a few Kindle deals today that are geared toward younger readers. Controversy and the Sin of Self-Importance “Self-importance is an often-overlooked sin that breeds dissension. It fans the flames of controversy.” Read by Trevin Wax writes here… Part of Me – Jenny & Tyler (Video) This is a sweet video that could only have been recorded in the past year. “I …

A La Carte (June 22)

May the God of love and peace be with you today. I scrounged up a trio of Kindle deals today. (Yesterday on the blog: My Anchor Holds) A Life On The Frontier I think you’ll enjoy reading this latest article by Chris Thomas. Was the Trinity Torn Apart at the Cross? Was the Trinity torn apart at the cross when Jesus cried “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” Jonty Rhodes provides an answer here. The Bird with a …

A La Carte (June 21)

Good morning. May grace and peace be with you on this day and through the week ahead. Today’s Kindle deals are a bit of a hodgepodge, but there are lots of options. (Yesterday on the blog: The Children’s Hour) When I Discovered I Had 3 Fathers This is quite an article by Blair Line. “When my grandmother died in the summer of 2019, my family bought our black suits and dresses and packed our bags. After the service, a family …