Kindle deals for Christian readers
B&H has put a number of volumes from the Perspectives series is on sale for 99¢ each:
- Perspectives on the Doctrine of God
- Perspectives on the Ending of Mark
- Perspectives on the Sabbath
- Perspectives on Your Child’s Education
- Perspectives on Family Ministry
- Perspectives on Election
- Perspective on Children’s Spiritual Formation
- Perspectives on Church Government
- Perspectives on Christian Worship
Also on sale are:
- An Introduction to Wisdom and Poetry of the Old Testament by Donald K. Berry—99¢
- Buried Hope or Risen Savior? by Charles Quarles—99¢
- One New Man by Jarvis Williams—99¢
- In the Beginning God: A Fresh Look at the Case for Original Monotheism by Winfried Corduan—$2.99
- The Problem of Evil: The Challenge to Essential Christian Beliefs by Jeremy A. Evans—$2.99
- The Teacher’s Bible Commentary—$2.99
- God As Author by Gene C. Fant Jr.—$2.99
- The Essence of the Old Testament by Ed Hindson & Gary Yates—$2.99
- The Essence of the New Testament by Elmer L. Towns & Ben Gutiérrez—$2.99
Westminster Bookstore and Crossway are also offering an amazing discount when you buy one or more cases of Russell Moore’s book Adoption (as low as $1.75, though if you want just buy one, it’ll cost you $3) or Scott Klusendorf’s The Case for Life (about $5). Pastors, if you’ve got a bit of money in your budget, grab a few cases of these and give them to everyone attending your church.
The conclusion of a sermon is a dangerous moment for the preacher. He has just spent 30-45 minutes in an expository deluge, dumping his study and zeal upon his congregation. The 10-20 hours of sermon preparation are now ancient history and he’s climbed in his car for the drive home. Most likely, he is exhausted – emotionally, spiritually, and physically.
If you’re called to preach, you leave it all in the pulpit.
I’ve been there. And over the last 30 years, I’ve learned some valuable lessons about what I should do and what I shouldn’t do following a sermon. Here are three key lessons.
This time of year, as we begin to transition out of vacation mindset back into school mode, you may be considering homeschooling for the first time. And there are many good reasons to consider it. You get to choose the curriculum for your children. You’re able to teach every subject through a biblical worldview. You can take time to study things your children enjoy learning about, at their own pace and on their own level. Homeschool allows for greater flexibility in your schedule. Since it doesn’t take as long as a typical school day to complete lessons, there’s plenty of time for extracurricular activities, sports, clubs, additional classes, and hobbies. Homeschooling also provides more time for families to spend together. I could go on.
But there are also reasons not to homeschool. If the idea of homeschooling has been on your mind, here are three reasons you should not homeschool your children.
Matt Chandler on abortion
Don Sweeting on why biographies are great.
We live in this age of easy education. Never before has more information been more available to us. You can count on the fact that virtually anything you’ve been curious about, someone else has already been curious about, and has recorded the answer somewhere in cyberspace. It’s a pretty amazing thing when you think about it. And yet the breadth and depth of these facts and figures of all shapes and kinds brings with it a question:
To what end?