Kindle deals for Christian readers
Welcome to February! With a new month comes new deals from publishers, starting with the following from Thomas Nelson and Zondervan:
- The Money Answer Book by Dave Ramsey—$1.99
- No Compromise by Melody Green—$2.99
- Notes from the Tilt-a-Whirl by N.D. Wilson—$2.99
- The Call by Os Guinness—$2.99
- Limitless Life by Derwin L. Grey—$2.99
- Yawning at Tigers by Drew Dyck—$2.99
- A Hobbit, A Wardrobe and a Great War by Joseph L0conte—$3.99
- Churchill’s Trial by Larry Arnn—$2.99
- Mansfield’s Book of Manly Men by Stephen Mansfield—$2.99
- Stuff Christians Like by Jon Acuff—$2.99
- Has Christianity Failed You? by Ravi Zacharias—$3.99
Late last week, I joined Ryan on the Gospel Marinated Life podcast for a conversation revolving around my book, Contend: Defending the Faith in a Fallen World. Listen at Ryan’s website or check it out on iTunes.
Ray Ortlund shares the manuscript of his session at The Pastors’ Conference of First Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Florida.
I believe in the primacy of Christ-centered expository preaching in the life of the church. D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones asserted in his classic book, Preaching and Preachers, “I would say without any hesitation that the most urgent need in the Christian Church today is true preaching; and as it is the greatest and the most urgent need in the Church, it is obviously the greatest need of the world also.” I agree wholeheartedly with that statement. Lloyd-Jones also wrote in Preaching and Preachers, “True preaching, after all, is God acting. It is not just a man uttering words; it is God using him.”
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I may have shared this a couple years ago, but it’s still pretty funny:
On a Carson related note, this video is also worth 3 minutes of your time:
When it comes to money, God has a lot to say. So it’s time to set the record straight on three things the Bible does not say about money—despite what we may have heard. Here are three wrong views.
This is one of the great paradoxes of the gospel. It is the poor he makes rich, the weak he makes strong, the foolish he makes wise, the guilty he makes righteous, the dirty he makes clean, the lonely he loves, the worthless he values, the lost he finds, the have-nots who stunningly become the haves — not mainly in this age, but in the new creation to come.