A La Carte (October 21)

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Today’s Kindle deals include a kind of grab bag that includes all sorts of different books. You may be interested in this new album by Cardiphonia which explores the whole of Psalm 119 in 22 songs. (Yesterday on the blog: How To Discover and Deploy Your Gifts) What Does 2 John Have to Teach Us

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Weekend A La Carte (October 19)

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Today’s Kindle deals include a few books that, as far as I know, only rarely go on sale. (Yesterday on the blog: Pastoring Is So Much More Than Preaching) The Almost Invisible Church Darryl Dash reflects on nearly invisible churches. “I’m not against big churches. God is at work there too. My

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A La Carte (October 18)

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Today’s Kindle deals include a huge collection from Fortress Press. I’m not familiar with most of them, so cannot vouch for them, but thought some might appeal especially to pastors and scholars. Logos users can use the code SAVE20NOW to get $20 off any item(s). It’s basically $20 to spend

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Israel’s vocation in Romans 2-3

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N.T. Wright contends that “Israel should have been – had been called to be – the divine answer to the world’s problem; and that, instead, Israel is itself fatally compromised with the very same problem.”[1] Wright bases this on Paul’s words that Israel as whole was “entrusted with the oracles

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A La Carte (October 16)

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I was able to dig up just a few new Kindle deals for today. Here’s a fun little exchange to start the day today. A couple of days ago, The Babylon Bee wrote an article titled “Keith And Kristyn Getty Struggling To Come Up With Word That Rhymes With ‘Substitutionary Atonement.’” They took

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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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