A La Carte

A La Carte (April 19) – Christian Article

There’s a nice little list of Kindle deals for you to go through today if you’re into that kind of thing. Remembering My Passion for my Husband It can be hard to remember, feel, or enact the passion of the early years of marriage. “I assumed it would always be there, but now, the fear creeps in and the self-doubt begins. Why is this so hard? Shouldn’t this just be there? Shouldn’t I want to be with my husband? Why do…

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A La Carte (April 18) – Christian Article

It has been a bit of a slow week for Kindle deals, but there are at least a few to look at today. Logos users will want to check out this NICOT/NICNT sale. It’s a great series to have! (Yesterday on the blog: It’s Time To Break Free From the Algorithm-Driven Life) A French Evangelical’s Thoughts on Notre Dame I appreciate this French Evangelical’s thoughts on the burning of Notre Dame. “As a French Evangelical Protestant, I hardly attach any spiritual…

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A La Carte (April 17) – Christian Article

Westminster Books has a deal this week on Joel Beeke’s new magnum opus. (Wait, wasn’t A Puritan Theology his magnum opus? I guess you can’t go wrong either way!) On Graying Toward Glory This is such a good and encouraging article. “There is, though, a sweetness to the truth of what is happening in my body and the bodies of my peers: we know, even without looking in the mirror, we are wasting away and with that comes a strange…

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A La Carte (April 15) – Christian Article

Today’s Kindle deals include some good books from Crossway. What is Impassibility? It’s a word you should know! “The doctrine of Divine Impassibility is an ancient Christian belief, confessed throughout the long history of the Church, and yet often misunderstood or rejected today. It reflects classical Christian theism, and its import is well-known by theologians and has been fixed for centuries. It is deeply rooted in the Christian tradition and confessed by every major English Protestant church…” When You’re Sharing…

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A La Carte (April 16) – Christian Article

It’s not much of a day for Kindle deals, but we’ll press on and try again tomorrow. (Yesterday on the blog: We Murder Babies) Pastors Are Special Jared Wilson: “Now that I’m not a pastor, I have taken seriously one of my ministerial goals in serving pastors and advocating for pastors. To that end, if you’re one of those who thinks pastors whine too much and work too little, I want to share with you some reasons you may not…

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A La Carte (April 12) – Christian Article

There are some pretty good Kindle deals to take advantage of today. Westminster Books has a sale on apologetics resources, headlined by a new book by Rebecca McLaughlin. Happy and Productive This is a happy story from WORLD magazine. “When Chris Gargiulo finished his 30th year of working at a McDonald’s in this city 37 miles north of Tampa, 60 people attended a celebratory surprise party. Gargiulo ‘was shocked,’ according to Cheryl Stark, a friend from church, but someone else…

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Sunday A La Carte – Tim Challies – Christian Article

It has been one of those weeks in which I collected more good links than I was able on include in the week’s regularly-scheduled A La Carte posts. Thus, here is a rare Sunday edition that includes some that were too good to just erase. Facebook Is Changing News Feed (Again) to Stop Fake News Facebook is once again changing their algorithm, and it matters to the content you will see. “The changes, broadly, seek to nurture what Facebook refers to…

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Weekend A La Carte (April 13) – Christian Article

The Kindle deals keep rolling; as usual, Saturday’s focus seems to be on some classics. (Yesterday on the blog: How to Encourage that Preacher) Must Women Really Keep Silent in the Churches? Denny Burk looks at a tricky text and whether or not it’s just a cultural command. He provides a compelling interpretation and explanation. “Not Tonight Dear” … Men Rejected Ed Welch: “Men are wretched at dealing with rejection. Women are not good at it either. But at least…

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A La Carte (April 10) – Christian Article

The Kindle deals continue to roll on with some newer ones and some classics. Westminster Books has a collection of Easter resources on sale. There is material for individuals, families, and bulk distribution. Vain Generosity Dave Hare reflects on a tragic situation. “The truth is, giving to the poor is nearly always impractical. Try as you might, you cannot control others, you can’t make them use the money the way that you want them to. You can’t make the medicine work,…

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A La Carte (April 11) – Christian Article

It isn’t much of a day for Kindle deals, at least as far as I can see. We’ll try again tomorrow. Maybe you can find something else interesting at Nitoy Gonzalez’s Freebie Round-Up. (Yesterday on the blog: 10 New and Notable Books for April) It’s Time To Go On the Offensive There’s lots of good stuff in this article from Rebecca McLaughlin. “When it comes to giving reasons for our faith, we Christians are playing far too defensive a game.…

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A La Carte (April 8) – Christian Article

Today’s Kindle deals include several good books from Crossway. (Yesterday on the blog: I Will Wait For You (Psalm 130): Singing from the Depths) This Is America Here’s some insight: “I have a feeling that many Christians see the Bible’s warnings about ‘wolves in sheep’s clothing’ in this abstract way of crazies like the t.v. Evangelists who are shoving everyone in the forehead off of their stage. Don’t be fooled. Satan is much craftier than that.” Indeed. 8 Questions You Must…

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A La Carte (April 9) – Christian Article

It’s not the greatest day ever for Kindle deals, but there are still a few to look at for the collectors. (Yesterday on the blog: PreachersNSneakers and Pastors as Lifestyle Brands) Christian Discourse in an Age of Outrage Yes, we’ve all seen this again and again. “The world has never seen an age like today, filled with so many self-proclaimed experts who know so little about their professed area of expertise. The modern cycle of news and opinions coupled with the…

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Weekend A La Carte (January 19) – Christian Article

I have returned home from the G3 Conference a little bit early so I can get my son back to Boyce College for his second term. It was wonderful to meet so many of you there! Westminster Books has discounted the excellent God’s Word for You series of devotionals. They are a great way to enhance your devotions or Bible study. Today’s Kindle deals include a few books that may be of interest. (Yesterday on the blog: My Three Essential…

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A La Carte (January 17) – Christian Article

I’m at the G3 conference in Atlanta for the next couple of days and look forward to meeting many of you here! Today’s Kindle deals include a trio of commentaries written for pastors or general readers. (Yesterday on the blog: Jesus Wins) The Everlasting Impact of Faithful Shepherding Faithful shepherding can make all the difference in a life. “As I hung up, two questions overwhelmed me: First, what would have happened to Joan if no one had called? And second, had…

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A La Carte (January 15) – Christian Article

Here’s a reminder that if you prefer to listen than read, I’ve got a near-daily podcast where you’ll find many of my articles in audio format. You can find it here, subscribe to the feed here, or subscribe via iTunes. (Yesterday on the blog: Where Did All This Pentecostalism Come From?) In China They’re Closing Churches, Jailing Pastors–And Even Rewriting Scripture The Guardian covers the increasingly difficult situation for Christians in China. “Researchers say the current drive, fuelled by government unease over…

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A La Carte (January 11) – Christian Article

There are some pretty Kindle deals for you to consider today. Some of them are newer while some of them are classics. (Yesterday on the blog: Why You Shouldn’t Stop Blogging (or Why You Should Consider Starting)) When Discontent Sheep Show Up Every pastor needs to consider what to do when discontent sheep show up. “When pastors are not careful to ask the right questions, to challenge gossip or uncharitable comments, or to insist on attempts at reconciliation, there is a subtle…

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