A La Carte (June 10)

Pro tip: When you hear extremely good news or extremely bad news about COVID-19, wait at least 24 hours before broadcasting it over social media, as it will almost invariably get countered or retracted in that time. (Case in point: asymptomatic transmission is very rare; 24 hours go by and actually, that’s not what we meant.) Today’s Kindle deals include some D.A. Carson, some Paul Washer, and some other good picks. Westminster Books has some good deals on books for …

A La Carte (June 9)

Yesterday we received the happy news that churches in Ontario are allowed to open on Sunday (though at reduced capacity)! I’m so very thankful… Today’s Kindle deals include all sorts of books, many of which are geared toward the academics among us. (Yesterday on the blog: What If Marriage Isn’t Making Me As Holy As I Had Hoped?) How Did Evil Begin? Pondering the Mystery of Satan’s Fall John Piper ponders the origins of evil. Along the way he has …

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A La Carte (June 8)

There are only a few Kindle deals I was able to dig up over the weekend. In case you missed it over the weekend, this month’s free audiobook from Christian Audio is The Gospel’s Power & Message by Paul Washer. (There are a few other good picks on that page discounted to $4.98) (Yesterday on the blog: Sympathy Is of the Very Essence of Christ’s Religion) The Measure of Missionary Success It’s crucial to define success appropriately. “Thoughtful, biblical, urgent-yet-patient faithfulness is the …

Weekend A La Carte (June 6)

Today’s Kindle deals include a handful of classics as well as a few newer options. This month’s free audio book from Christian Audio is The Gospel’s Power & Message by Paul Washer. (There are a few other good picks on that page discounted to $4.98) (Yesterday on the blog: An Early-June Family Update) Canceled: How the Eastern Honor-Shame Mentality Traveled West “In cancel culture, a single mistake is perpetually unforgivable because it’s not simply a guilty act. Rather, the mistake defines the individual’s …

A La Carte (June 5)

There are a few Kindle deals to explore today. Logos users, the new book by Harold Senkbeil, Christ and Calamity, is free for the taking. Christians Fight to Bring Adopted Kids Home from Overseas CT writes about adoptions that have been interrupted by the global pandemic. “Some families have been forced to call off adoptions from abroad due to procedural delays caused by the pandemic. The rest are left with unknown timelines in a process already made more complicated by …

A La Carte (June 4)

Today’s Kindle deals include a brand new book from Harold Senkbeil titled Christ and Calamity. Here’s a reminder that all of Ligonier’s teaching series are available for free for a limited time. (Yesterday on the blog: Write Better) 5 Bad Morning Habits You Should Quit Right Away Reagan Rose lists 5 morning habits you should think about ditching ASAP. A Statement About Statements I really appreciated this statement about statements. “As the lead pastor of a large, multi-ethnic megachurch in …

A La Carte (June 3)

Today’s Kindle deals include the Babylon Bee book along with a classic from Sproul, a volume of the Bible For You series, and more. A new ElisabethElliot.com has launched and it has a good and growing collection of resources. New Troubles Are Met With New Mercies This is good counsel for when we experience any trouble. “When we feel that worry, we have a choice: Let it frame our narrative and push us away from God, or turn our anxieties …

A La Carte (June 2)

There are some solid Kindle deals for newer books as well as classics. You may also want to take a look at Amazon’s general market monthly deals. Logos has a commentary that is free for the taking, and a few others that are substantially discounted. (Yesterday on the blog: COVID-19 and the Future of the Christian Conference) A Prayer for Mercy Kevin DeYoung’s prayer for mercy is urgent and timely. Safetyism Isn’t the Problem It’s early in the month so …

A La Carte (June 1)

There’s a  handful of quality Kindle deals for you today. (Yesterday on the blog: Better Faithful Than Free) Your Weird, Messy Church is God’s “Plan A” Jared Wilson: “You don’t have to be cool, big, strong, technologically savvy, politically fashionable, or culturally relevant. You just have to repent of your sin and commit your weird, broken church to its King. It’s the sinners He wants. It’s the losers He’s choosing. Your weird, messy church—in a pandemic or out of it—is …

Weekend A La Carte (May 30)

Apologies to those who tried to access the site overnight. We did some server upgrades and had a few hiccups (which may continue today). Today’s Kindle deals include some excellent picks for both newer and older titles. (Yesterday on the blog: Really Bad Reviews of Really Good Books) It Only Takes A Moment It only takes a moment for a building to come down; it only takes a moment for a ministry and reputation to be destroyed. Have Pentecostals Outgrown …