On Preparing Your Hands for Church

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
Sometimes I almost prefer not to tell who I am quoting. Sometimes people see the name and either tune out altogether, or they respond so enthusiastically they fail to exercise due discernment. But in this case, this quote is so good and helpful that I wanted to share it with you. I will even

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Weekend A La Carte (August 17)

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
Today’s Kindle deals include some newer books and some older ones—not bad for a Saturday! (Yesterday on the blog: The Power Over Christian Publishing We’ve Given To Amazon) Evidence of Biblical Story Found in Layers of Jerusalem Ash “The Bible describes King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon laying

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A La Carte (August 16)

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
Today’s Kindle deals aren’t the lowest prices we’ve ever seen, but there are some really solid books there. (For another solid book, check out The Whole Armor of God, on sale at Westminster.) Have You Considered Trying Harder: The Theology of Rachel Hollis Anne Kennedy: “In the world of

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Learning to Listen

Category: Young Adults and Singles
I had a list. There were people that needed prayer and situations for which I needed answers. This was probably why God called me to retreat from my busy life for 24 hours—24 beautifully quiet hours at a place where all I could hear was a roaring creek—so that I could pray without interruption.

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A La Carte (August 15)

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
Today’s Kindle deals include small but diverse collection of books you should check out. The recent deals from Westminster Books are focused on helping teens see life through three biblical lenses. (Yesterday on the blog: Missing Elements in Our Discussions about Apostasy) 3 Questions D.A.

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A La Carte (August 14)

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
Several of today’s Kindle deals aren’t objectively cheap, but they are actually a great value compared to their list prices. Take a look and see! Pastors in India: I saw information about this conference and wanted to recommend it to you. I know all the speakers, I believe, and have a ton of

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A La Carte (August 13)

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
Logos is having a back-to-school sale which sees all their base packages reduced by 20%—about the biggest discount I’ve seen them offer. They’re also offering discounts on some solid Crossway resources. (Yesterday on the blog: Why Satan Is No Friend of the Family) Hey Church: A Fallow Year

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Why Satan Is No Friend of the Family

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
Over the past couple of weeks I’ve shared a few articles dealing with family from a Christian perspective. We have seen along the way that family plays a very important role in God’s plan for God’s world. He created the family so it’s his to define. And he created the family for two great

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A La Carte (August 12)

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
Today’s Kindle deals include a few books from Crossway as well as some other solid picks. (Yesterday on the blog: How We Worshipped One Sunday in August) 9 Things You Should Know about the Manson Family Cult By now you know how to identify a Joe Carter article. “This week marks the fiftieth

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Weekend A La Carte (August 10)

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
You will find a few Kindle deals to look through today. (Yesterday on the blog: 10 New and Notable Books for August) The Church of Chicken I thoroughly enjoyed this long article on Chick-fil-A. It tells “the inside story of how Chick-fil-A used Christian values and a ‘clone army’ to build

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A La Carte (August 9)

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
Today’s Kindle deals include some solid picks. Westminster Books has a sale on the excellent Tyndale OT and NT commentaries. It’s an ideal set for almost any purpose. Bonhoeffer Convinced Me to Abandon My Dream There’s a lot to think about here. “The pastor’s first call is not to envision a

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A La Carte (August 8)

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
Today’s Kindle deals include a few books that may be of interest, though most of these ones tend to go on sale fairly frequently. (Yesterday on the blog: “Our Missionaries”: A Message of Thanks) Does God Want Everyone to Be Saved? “Universalism teaches that God saves everyone, and here is a

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A La Carte (August 7)

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
Today’s Kindle deals include some by Piper, some by Keller, and some by others. I know a lot of people have shown interest in the ESV Scripture Journals. They are now available in hardcover and are on sale at Westminster Books. A Celebration Of Wellness Anne Kennedy celebrates National Wellness

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A La Carte (August 6)

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
Today’s Kindle deals include some pretty solid picks. Logos users will definitely want to grab this month’s free book (and perhaps the pair of almost-free books as well). (Yesterday on the blog: God Created Family To Picture His Truth) Narratives of Surprising Conversions You’ll enjoy reading

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