Kindle deals for Christian readers
Crossway’s weekly Kindle deals focus on sin and mercy:
- Walking in the Spirit by Kenneth Berding—$2.99
- Spectacular Sins by John Piper—$2.99
- Whiter Than Snow by Paul David Tripp—$3.99
- Tempted and Tried by Russell D. Moore—$3.99
- Overcoming Sin and Temptation by John Owen (edited by Kelly M. Kapic and Justin Taylor)—$5.99
And if you missed them over the weekend, here are a few books on sale as part of Amazon’s Big Deal:
- Crazy Busy by Kevin DeYoung—$2.99 each
- Taking God at His Word by Kevin DeYoung—$2.99 each
- The Hole in Our Holiness by Kevin DeYoung—$2.99
- Don’t Call It a Comeback by Kevin DeYoung (editor)—$2.99
- One Way Love by Tullian Tchividjian—$1.99
- Jesus or Nothing by Dan DeWitt—$2.99
I grew up in Minnesota. I lived in Illinois for twelve years. And in late 2013 I moved to Nashville, TN. It’s different here than up north. Here are 25 things I learned and felt I must share with anyone else making the same migration.
Sadly enough, not unlike a mirror, social media can be manipulated. You can purchase a mirror that makes you look more slender than you really are, and you can build a social media profile that is far more impressive than who you are in person. The inverse is also true. When you stroll through a funny house, you will often see your reflection in mirrors that uglify or distort your true person. Likewise, we will often stroll through social media and see things that are not true of ourselves and, also, are not true of others.
The reality is you’re looking into the wrong mirror to measure your worth.
This is an interesting piece by Matthew Loftus, MD.
As a dad, I consider myself both an advocate and agent of my children’s happiness. I wantthem to be happy, and I want to lead them in things that are, well, fun (whatever that is). But the problem is that, at least lately, I’ve not hit the target. Sub-par activities are greeted with grumbling, and the actual “fun” activities are brushed off with entitlement — all of which has led to a new rule in our house…
Part of my job used to include sifting through every religion news tidbit and highlighting the top stories for our online readers. The daily drumbeat of ministry leaders resigning or being fired for moral failure was so common that I rarely noted it. But it was demoralizing. During one period, I kept hoping for a break in the streak. After one unbroken month of moral failure stories, I sought out spiritual help. My crisis passed.
So I was surprised to find myself grieving this month amid another series of reports. Grieving, and mad.