A La Carte (October 31)

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Today’s Kindle deals include just a couple, but among them is The Coddling of the American Mind which, though not a Christian book, has been of great interest to many Christians. (Yesterday on the blog: What An Expert on Sexual Abuse Says About Sleepovers) My Love Cannot Save You I really

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Behind the Scenes of the Old Testament

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Edited by Jonathan S. Greer, John W. Hilber, and John H. WaltonBehind the Scenes of the Old Testament: Cultural, Social, and Historical ContextsGrand Rapids, MI: Baker, 2018.Available at Baker and Koorong. By Andrew Judd We ask a lot of students of the Old Testament: not only do we expect them

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A La Carte (October 30)

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There is once again lots to choose from when it comes to Kindle deals today. How Is the Gospel Witness in Rome? Leonardo De Chirico: “More than being associated with the Protestant Reformation in all its varieties, Italy is traditionally linked to the Counter-Reformation epitomized by the

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A La Carte (October 29)

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There’s a growing number of Kindle deals available as we head toward Reformation Day. Today there’s an amazing list of titles from Zondervan. Logos users have just two days left to get a free Jonathan Edwards book; they can add two more for a combined total of $6.98. (Yesterday on the blog: Why

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A La Carte (October 28)

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Today’s Kindle deals include a whole long list from Matthias Media. (Yesterday on the blog: How Calvin Responded When Luther Went Full-Out Luther) Where Can Women Teach? Eight Principles for Christian Churches Mary Kassian has written a helpful article that shares some principles to help

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Weekend A La Carte (October 26)

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Today’s Kindle deals include some new books and some classics. The Porter’s Gate has a new album, Neighbor Songs, that you may enjoy. (Yesterday on the blog: Protecting Your Children From Predators) Here Come the Skinny Cows “Conventional wisdom suggests that a church whose budget is not 100

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A La Carte (October 25)

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Today’s Kindle deals include a book on studying the Bible, one on poverty and the American dream, a series on Edwards, and a great one on doing battle with sin. When Feeble Senses Blind This is a great bit of writing. “Lately my feeble senses have tempted me to believe that God has forgotten to

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Recovering the Message of the Gospels

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Paul Borgman and Kelly James ClarkWritten to be Heard: Recovering the Messages of the Gospels Grand Rapids MI: William B. Eerdmans, 2019.Available at Eerdmans and Koorong By Laura Thierry Written to be Heard: Recovering the Messages of the Gospels is written in view of the premise that ‘The

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A La Carte (October 24)

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Today’s Kindle deals include a handful of books that may be of interest. Westminster Books has Bibles on sale that have been priced to give away. (Yesterday on the blog: God Gave Me Three Children (and Three Friends)) For Jesus’ Sake, Be Kind Trevin Wax: “We are swimming upstream these days

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A La Carte (October 22)

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Today’s Kindle deals include an extensive list of books from Matthias Media that, to my knowledge, have not been on sale before. (Yesterday on the blog: 6 Reasons For You To Consider Writing) The Pastor as Hourly Employee? “There are few things that elicit a deeper groan of sympathy from my own

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6 Reasons For You To Consider Writing

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Over the past few weeks writing has been tough. I don’t think this is anything more than the natural ebb and flow of the writer’s life—there are moments where the words come easily and moments where they seem locked inside. Recently, they have seem locked within my mind, so even though I’ve got

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Priscilla – A Novel

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Ben Witherington IIIPriscilla: The Life of an Early Christian Downers Grove, IL: IVP AcademicAvailable at IVP and Koorong By Laura Thierry A particularly joy-inducing trend in biblical scholarship at present is that of the biblical scholar turned novelist. In response to the reality that we are

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