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 …

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A La Carte (May 29)

There are a few fairly minor Kindle deals to look at today. Westminster books has a couple of noteworthy deals: Together Through the Storms, a book about marriage; and a new series of booklets for students. Defeating Despair Tim Pasma writes about the creeping sense of despair so many are experiencing. “You feel a sense of hopelessness overtaking you and, like a tire with a slow leak, you get a little lower every day. Whatever you might call it, you …

A La Carte (May 28)

Sometimes I have business ideas I don’t want to take action on. Like this: the Christian world needs a company that will connect advertisers and podcasters. Tons of people want to podcast, but there’s no seamless path to monetization. Someone ought to figure it out. Today’s Kindle deals include just a few titles. (Yesterday on the blog: The Safest Place for the Weakest People) Turning the Other Cheek Michael Aitcheson: “Jesus’ command to turn the other cheek (Matt. 5:38) probably …

A La Carte (May 27)

The Complete Works of William Perkins is available in print for the first time since the 17th century, and Westminster Books is offering a deal on it. Today’s Kindle deals include a large selection of works by Joel Beeke as well as a few other picks. Revelation, Coronavirus, and the Mark of the Beast Kevin DeYoung: “Whenever there is a cataclysmic global crisis—be it war, rumors of war, or a novel coronavirus—we see a sharp uptick in interest in the …

A La Carte (May 26)

Today’s Kindle deals are highlighted by a book from Paul Miller and several from Ravi Zacharias. Nitoy Gonzales has a knack for finding free stuff and shares his discoveries in regular Freebie Round-Ups. (Yesterday on the blog: New and Notable Christian Books for May 2020) Now’s the Time for Rest Dan Doriani has one for the pastors. “No doubt, the people who depend on you are glad you toiled ceaselessly through the opening phase of the pandemic. Churches and their …

A La Carte (May 25)

I know I’ve got quite a number of readers from Nova Scotia and wanted to thank you (and your province) for showing up en masse to pay tribute to Capt. Jennifer Casey yesterday. You did the rest of the country proud. If you didn’t check in on Kindle deals over the weekend, you should probably do that today since there were some good ones. I’ve also added some new ones today. Anderson Cooper and the New Normal John Stonestreet: “The …

Weekend A La Carte (May 23)

It is quite a good day for Kindle deals today, so be sure to take a peek. (Yesterday on the blog: An End-of-May Family Update) One Could Never Say Enough “One tribe could never say enough about this Christ. One language would never have enough words and nuances. One nation would never last long enough to see what many nations over many centuries could. Everything truly great and beautiful about every people group in history will be gathered and lifted …

A La Carte (May 22)

Logos is having a Memorial Day sale and offering deals on some top-notch resources. (Also, don’t forget their monthly sale where you can get deals on books by Piper and others.) “What Is God Up To?”: The Temptation to Overinterpret Suffering I appreciated this one from Ed Welch as he warns about the temptation to overinterpret our suffering. Queer Times A couple of days ago I linked to a First Things article about queerness. Here Carl Trueman follows up with …

A La Carte (May 21)

Today’s Kindle deals include Mary Mohler’s Growing in Gratitude. Westminster Books is offering deals on some new, noteworthy, and coming soon titles. They’ve got Amazon beat on most of them. (Yesterday on the blog: Ask Me Anything (Logos, Posting Pictures of Children, Lord’s Supper, Submitting to Government)) Theological Primer: The Ascension Kevin DeYoung has a short primer on Christ’s ascension. “Having triumphed over death and the devil in his resurrection, Christ ascended into heaven locally, visibly, and bodily—locally in that …