Kindle deals for Christian readers
B&H has a pile of books related to homeschooling on sale:
- Mommy, Teach Me to Read! by Barbara Curtis—99¢
- Mommy, Teach Me! by Barbara Curtis—$2.99
- Homeschooling Methods by Paul and Gena Suarez—99¢
- A Biblical Home Education by Ruth Beechick—$2.99
- Homeschooling the Challenging Child by Christine M. Field—$2.99
- Homeschooling at the Speed of Life by Marilyn Rockett—$2.99
Also on sale:
- Mormonism Unmasked by R Phillip Roberts—$2.99
- Hudson Taylor’s Spiritual Secret—$4.61
- Answers to Prayer by George Müller—$4.10
- James Robinson Graves by James Patterson—$2.99
Westminster Bookstore’s got a terrific sale on the entire 9Marks collection of books. You can get the complete 17 volume set for $125, or individual titles for 40 percent off their regular price. Go check it out!
Christians deal in the realm of the supernatural all the time, even if we don’t recognize it. We believe the natural, the default, posture of the human heart is sinful. When we commit acts of sin, it’s a very natural thing for us to do because that’s our bent. It’s an expression of who we are. But when we believe the gospel, something supernatural happens. Our default changes. We begin to act in accordance with our new nature. We do things and think things and believe things and say things that are out of place in the natural order of the world.
And today, as I reflect on the outrage of Planned Parenthood, I think of my life.
I could have been Dr. Deborah Nucatola. I was groomed to be her. I could have been videotaped pausing between bites of arugula salad and salmon to pontificate on the price of a dead baby’s intact heart and lungs.
The Book of Numbers
This is cool:
Matthew Lee Anderson:
Many conservative Christians have taken to describing the current environment as one in which they are being persecuted for their faith. Some Progressive Christians, like Rachel Held Evans, have argued strenuously against such claims, pointing out that conservative evangelicals still wield an enormous amount of influence. Donald Miller said something similar last year, albeit in a much more slapdash way. And while I think Miller and Evans distort our current moment in serious ways, they have a point that conservative Christians need to hear.
When I was serving for a premier catering company in Chicago during my undergrad days, there was a phrase we used to throw around regarding the presentation of the plate: they take the first bite with their eyes. I’ve found this axiom to be true in so many contexts of life, not least of which the résumé.
The following ten mistakes were on résumés actually submitted, oftentimes on more than one. I’m sure no one who reads this blog would commit a faux pas such as is listed below when applying for a church position, so I post these for entertainment purposes only.