A La Carte (December 31)

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Today’s Kindle deals include a few more books to round out 2018. There should be some new deals tomorrow to kick off the new month and new year. (Yesterday on the blog: How We Worshipped One Sunday in December) The Primacy of the Master of Divinity Degree Should future pastors receive

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Weekend A La Carte (December 29)

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Today’s Kindle deals include a small collection of classics that are worthy of your attention. Recently on Twitter I’ve been asking for suggestions of more blogs and bloggers I should read and have been specifying various countries or continents. So if you know of Christian bloggers (who are

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A La Carte (December 28)

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Today’s Kindle deals include lots of good selections for both books and commentaries. Enjoy! Westminster Books has a collection of devotionals on sale in case you’re looking for something new in 2019. They’ve also still got their ESVs on sale. (Yesterday on the blog: My Top Blogs and Bloggers

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My Top Blogs and Bloggers of 2018

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I love blogs and believe in them as a medium. I followed hundreds of them this year, scanned tens of thousands of their headlines, and both read and shared thousands of their articles. They were a great blessing to me and today I want to pause to honor a few by sharing my top blogs […]

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A La Carte (December 26)

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I trust you enjoyed your Christmas, however you spent it! We had a mostly-quiet and very enjoyable day marked by family, thoughtful gifts, and good food. It was a pleasure. Today’s Kindle deals include all kinds of good books you may want to look at. What We Lose if We Ditch the Virgin Birth

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Merry Christmas

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It’s early on Christmas morning and the house is quiet. I’m waiting to hear the sound of children waking and whispering and giggling with excitement as they anticipate the day to come. I’m waiting to hear their feet pound their way down the stairs as they come racing to see their stockings and

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A La Carte (December 24)

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Since this is Christmas week, I’ll be doing “light blogging.” There will still be something new every day, but instead of A La Carte plus an article, it will be A La Carte or an article. Today’s Kindle deals include some titles from Crossway. (Yesterday on the blog: Letters to the Editor

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Weekend A La Carte (December 22)

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Today’s Kindle deals include a few interesting books that might make for good reading over the holidays. (Yesterday on the blog: 10 Suggestions For Your Personal Devotions in 2019) Top 10 News Stories of 2018 Facts & Trends takes a stab at the top stories of the year. “2018 saw religion

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Free Stuff Friday (Crossway)

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This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Crossway. They are giving away the complete Knowing the Bible series. There will be five winners this week and each will receive a copy of the entire set. Here is how Crossway describes it: The Knowing the Bible series is a resource designed to

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A La Carte (December 21)

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Here’s a quick word about next week. Because it’s that infamously quiet and lazy week between Christmas and New Years, I’ll be sticking with light blogging–pretty much just A La Carte. The Daily Podcast will also go dormant. Normal operations will resume the following week. There isn’t much

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Sin Is Immaturity

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There is a lot bound up in every sin. Sin is missing the mark—an arrow that has veered so far to the left or the right that it has flown past the target. Sin is transgression, disobedience toward a known law or standard. Sin is iniquity, premeditated rebellion against God. And lately,

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A La Carte (December 20)

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There isn’t much to report for Kindle deals, though don’t skip yesterday’s list since it was pretty amazing. Logos users: Base packages are on sale until the end of the year. There’s a flash sale on some solid Zondervan products. And there’s just a lot of other stuff on sale. (Yesterday on the

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Switchfoot Requests Prayer for Jerome Fontamillas

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Switchfoot frontman Jon Foreman shared a letter via social media this morning, informing fans of some “sobering news” concerning band member Jerome Fontamillas. “He has cancer. One of Jerome’s kidneys has a large mass on it that has been growing for quite some time. The

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