This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Tyndale House Publishers. They are offering 5 great prize packages this week. Each of the 5 winners will receive copies of the following 3 books. As it happens, I know both of these authors and highly recommend their books.
Preparing Your Teens for College (Alex Chediak, 2014) is about getting teens ready to enter the world with the faith, character, and maturity to be successful. College has never been more expensive, and too many of our children are starting but never finishing: 44 percent of those who enter a four-year college will not graduate in six years. And 71 percent of those who start two-year degrees will not complete them within three years. The truth is that thriving at college begins before they get there–with what you do as moms, dads, pastors, teachers, and mentors. Academic and professional success flow from character and maturity. And character and maturity flow from a God-mastered life. Preparing Your Teens for College is about helping you raise teens who understand the biblical message and are committed to putting away childishness, embracing responsibility, pursuing godly relationships, practicing moral purity, aiming for academic excellence, working unto the Lord, and honoring God in every aspect of their lives.
Thriving at College (Alex Chediak, 2011). Going to college can be exciting, anxiety inducing, and expensive! You want your child to get the most out of their college experience—what advice do you give? Thriving at College by Alex Chediak is the perfect gift for a college student or a soon-to-be college student. Filled with wisdom and practical advice from a seasoned college professor and student mentor, Thriving at College covers the ten most common mistakes that college students make—and how to avoid them! Alex leaves no stone unturned—he discusses everything from choosing a major and discerning one’s vocation to balancing academics and fun, from cultivating relationships with peers and professors to helping students figure out what to do with their summers. Most important, this book will help students not only keep their faith but build a vibrant faith and become the person God created them to be.
Money, Possessions, and Eternity (Randy Alcorn, 2003). Randy Alcorn is someone who knows what it means to live as if all our possessions are ultimately on loan from God. In 1990 Alcorn was part of a non-violent protest outside an abortion clinic that led to Randy’s being arrested and having a multimillion-dollar court settlement levied against him. What this meant practically for Randy is he couldn’t earn more than a minimum wage for the rest of his life. His book royalties go directly to ministries. Randy is a perfect guide to what the Bible says about money and possessions. He has painstakingly studied the Bible on this subject, and he challenges readers head-on about materialism and prosperity theology, debt, and real Christian stewardship. He encourages Christians to use their resources for things that have eternal significance. This is a great book to study with a group.
For the next seven days, through April 4, purchase two or more of his books on Alex Chediak’s website (see the top of the right sidebar.), at least one of which is Preparing Your Teens for College, and he’ll refund 10% of your item total back to you on PayPal within 24 hours of your purchase. Just write the code “Challies FSF” where it says “add special instructions to the seller” on the “Pay Now” page on Paypal.
Enter to Win
Again, there are 5 prize packages to win. And all you need to do to enter the draw is to drop your name and email address in the form below.
Giveaway Rules: You may enter one time. As soon as the winners have been chosen, all names and addresses will be immediately and permanently erased. Winners will be notified by email. The giveaway closes Saturday at noon.