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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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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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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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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Sing We the Song of Emmanuel

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Hymn Sunday is a collaboration with Getty Music. You will find a video along with downloadable sheet music. “Sing We the Song of Emmanuel” started with the general theme of Christmas and the song title. The song evolved with a joyful and majestic sounding tune—and we asked the question “what

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Weekend A La Carte (October 5)

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As Saturdays go, there is a pretty good little collection of Kindle deals to browse through. Godly Leaders Welcome Correction They do, indeed! “We’ve all read news headlines covering fallen leaders of highly profitable organizations, thousand-membership churches, and model families. One

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A La Carte (October 3)

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Today’s Kindle deals include a trio of books, all of which are worth at least a quick look. (Yesterday on the blog: Two Habits of Successful Parents) “Is This a Sin?”: Ethical Triage and Church Discipline “As it pertains to church discipline, how should a church evaluate moral controversies

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A La Carte (October 2)

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Today’s Kindle deals include quite a long list to work through. Westminster Books has the lowest price I’ve seen on the new Puritan documentary. The Saddest Word Janie Cheaney writes about the saddest word—one we are all too familiar with. America: A Child Pornocracy Rod Dreher: “I still

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