Kindle deals for Christian readers
Due to my schedule this week, I’ve been a bit behind on taking stock of new Kindle deals. Here are a few that have come on my radar over the last day or two:
- Everyone’s a Theologian by R.C. Sproul—$3.99
- 52 Words Every Christian Should Know by Kendell Easy—$2.99
- The 12 Essential Skills for Great Preaching by Wayne McDill—$2.99
- The Little Style Guide to Great Christian Writing by Leonard Goss—$1.99
- Autopsy of a Deceased Church by Thom Rainer—$2.99
- Glorious Ruin by Tullian Tchividjian—$2.99
- HCSB Harmony of the Gospels—$2.99
- The Dark Side of Charles Darwin by Jerry Bergman—$3.49
- The Darwin Effect by Jerry Bergman—$3.99
- Christless Christianity by Michael Horton—$3.99
Be sure to also check out Westminster Bookstore’s sale on Listen Up (an booklet with lots of advice on how to get the most out of listening to a sermon). And the free book of the month for Logos Bible Software is Justification Reconsidered: Rethinking a Pauline Theme by Stephen Westerholm.
Jimmy Fallon’s dream finally came true
This is most definitely not an encouraging (though not unexpected) report.
It’s easy to get caught up in angry Internet discussions. But I think everyone, Christians especially, really ought to consider the ways in which they communicate with others online.
You don’t win an argument by being the loudest person in the room. You don’t win an argument by being the biggest jerk in the room.
On the Internet, you win an argument by keeping the discussion civil. Here are five tips to dialoguing on the Internet in a respectful way.
Lore Ferguson and Paul Maxwell:
Rather than taking sides and settling for boundaries or restrictions, we—as women and men—can talk about what it means to approach these conversations with a biblical ethic that respects the people involved, their bodies, and their sexuality, all of which were made by God and declared good. As a girl and guy following the back-and-forth, we see how parts of this debate aren’t actually up for debate.
Living where I do, the topic of the Mormon faith often arises. It’s a religion which is gathering quite a few adherents, especially outside the USA. But if you were to ask me why I do not ascribe to Mormonism, I would begin by giving these three reasons.