Kindle deals for Christian readers
Today is the last day to take advantage of these deals from Crossway:
- Against the Gods by John D. Currid—$1.99
- Ancient Word, Changing Worlds by Stephen J. Nichols & Eric T. Brandt—$2.99
- Inerrancy and Worldview by Vern S. Poythress—$2.99
- Canon Revisited by Michael J. Kruger—$5.99
- Do Historical Matters Matter to Faith? by James K. Hoffmeier & Dennis R. Magary—$5.99
Also on sale is Stuff Christians Like by Jon Acuff ($3.99) and the following books from Brian Croft’s Practical Shepherding series ($2.99 each):
- The Pastor’s Family
- Prepare Them to Shepherd
- Visit the Sick
- Comfort the Grieving
- Conduct Gospel-Centered Funerals
- Gather God’s People
What if Man of Steel was in (full) color?
This is pretty fantastic:
Bruce Jenner, of course, is a symbol, a celebrity spokesperson for an entire mentality that sees gender as separate from biological identity. So is there a word from God to the transgender community? How should the church address the Bruce Jenner in your neighborhood, who doesn’t have the star power or the Malibu mansions but who has the same alienation of self?
Ligonier has introduced a new free app version of R.C. Sproul’s The Holiness of God teaching series for the iPhone and iPad. Enjoy! (P.S.: an Android version is coming soon.)
This is a really great excerpt from Luther’s An Introduction to St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans.
Donald S. Whitney:
However, the common perception of spirituality is not the biblical one. I’m writing from the perspective that spirituality includes—but transcends—the human spirit, and involves the pursuit of God and the things of God, through Jesus Christ, by the power of the Holy Spirit in accordance with God’s self-revelation (that is, the Bible).
But to call busyness (meaning a frenetic, distracted lifestyle) “moral laziness” suddenly makes us uncomfortable. It means that busyness is not something that merely happens to us. It is something we choose. As objections begin to rise in our minds, it is helpful to remember what Jesus said to busy Martha: “Mary has chosen the good portion” (Luke 10:42). Martha, you have chosen something else.