A La Carte (October 15)

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Today’s Kindle deals include a nice little list of titles (though, to be fair, a good number of them seem to go on sale every month or two). (Yesterday on the blog: Do We Care for the Sheep or Do We Use the Sheep?) Ten Things You Should Know about John Henry Newman (1801–1890) John […]

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Flemming Rutledge on Advent

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Fleming RutledgeAdvent: The Once & Future Coming of Jesus Christ Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans, 2018.Available at Eerdmans and Koorong By Laura Thierry Perhaps one of the most delightful, if curious, ‘church trends’ over the last few decades, amongst a broad range of Christian

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A La Carte (October 14)

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Today’s Kindle deals include a selection of great books from Matthias Media (which I don’t think I’ve ever seen on sale before). Now’s the time to read The Trellis and the Vine and other excellent titles. (Yesterday on the blog: The Bone-Lazy Pastor) Dark Material: The Gospel of Philip Pullman

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The Bone-Lazy Pastor

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One of my relatives, a great uncle, was a pastor—a clergyman for the Church of England who served in Canada’s province of Quebec. Family lore is that he was not a particularly good pastor. My mother was recently sorting through some old family papers and came across a letter that would seem to

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Disability and the Way of Jesus

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Bethany McKinney FoxDisability and the Way of Jesus: Holistic Healing in the Gospels and the Church Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2019.Available at IVP  and Koorong By Laura Thierry The Gospels present us with a stunning picture of a shalomic Messiah who brings healing in abundance. But

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Weekend A La Carte (October 12)

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I’ve been blessed to spend the past few days in Hawaii to speak at the Pacific Church Leadership Conference. What a joy it has been to spend time with brothers and sisters from all across the region (and with Alistair Begg who is decidedly not from the region). Today’s Kindle deals include a

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A La Carte (October 11)

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There are just a couple of new Kindle deals today, though they are both of books I think I’ve never seen on the list before. Like Father, Like Son I really enjoyed Larry Lin’s article on fathers and sons. “Two years ago, I became a father myself. The pregnancy process was marked by

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A Pastoral Rule for Today

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John P. Burgess, Jerry Andrews, and Joseph D. SmallA Pastoral Rule for Today: Reviving an Ancient Practice Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2019.Available at IVP and Koorong By Laura Thierry What might occur if the particular needs and questions of the role of the pastor in the 21st century

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On Being an Inflatable Tank

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It’s one of my favorite tales from a war that was packed full of stranger-than-fiction moments. During the Second World War, the Allied forces created a dummy army. Eager to deceive the Germans into thinking they were stronger than they actually were, the Allies hired a team of artists and

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A La Carte (October 9)

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Here’s a can’t miss deal from Crossway: “If you are currently working in ministry outside of the US, we want to serve you with free access to the ESV.org Basic subscription plan featuring a host of robust Bible study resources.” Click here to sign up. Just Give Me a Sign “This kind of

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A La Carte (October 8)

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Once again there’s a good little list of Kindle deals to look through today. (Yesterday on the blog: The Servers and the Servicers in Every Church) Suicide, Heaven, and Jesus—the Final Answer to Our Sorrow Randy Alcorn writes about suicide. “In the wake of Jarrid’s death, much has already

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A La Carte (October 7)

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Crossway has discounts on some excellent titles today. Check the Kindle deals page to see them. (Yesterday on the blog: Sing We the Song of Emmanuel) 7 Key Concepts for Biblical Preaching There 7 solid concepts in this article that will serve every preacher. Reconfiguring The American

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