January 12, 2015
If you are at all tempted by sloth, you might want to read this article. I appreciated what this person had to say.
Often it can be difficult to determine which promises in the Bible apply to believers personally. This piece helps one navigate the question.
Here are Barna’s top ten findings for 2014. As is usually the case, the news is mixed. My dad sent this link to me.
Gospel Formed is free today for Kindle. It looks like a good read.
Also, one of the best devotionals is Spurgeon’s Morning and Evening. It is this month’s free audio book from Christian Audio.
December 2, 2014
Nancy Guthrie’s Let Every Heart Prepare Him Room: Daily Family Devotions for Advent is free for Kindle. Nancy is a wonderful expositor. I don’t think you will be disappointed with this book.
This month’s free audio book is John Piper’s Christmas devotional The Dawning of Indestructible Joy.
November 17, 2014
Old Story New: Ten-Minute Devotions to Draw Your Family to God is free for Kindle. Looks like a great tool for Dads (or Moms) who still have kids at home. Also, I’m always looking for helps along the way incase I get asked to speak to kids.
Do You Hear the People Sing? deals with how important it is to be able to hear the voices of other saints during Sunday morning worship. Sunday morning isn’t about performance; it is about corporate worship.
Mark Altrogge writes about The Unbelievable, Incomprehensible, Mind-Blowing Power Available To Us.
October 22, 2014
Mark Altrogge calls parents to keep praying for their unsaved children. I say, “Amen.”
David Murray has started the first of several posts dealing with submission. It should be a good series.
Aaron Earls writes about what Millennials misunderstand about marriage. I understand the problems caused by broken marriages, however, simply living together won’t solve the root problems.
Jacob Abshire offers a free ebook on Christian accountability.
October 14, 2014
There are some books worth nabbing. First, Elise Fitzpatrick’s Found in Him: The Joy of the Incarnation and Our Union with Christ is $0.99 for Nook and Kindle. Union with Christ is one of the most important but least understood doctrines there is. When Your Husband Is Addicted to Pornography: Healing Your Wounded Heart is free for Nook and Kindle. Who Am I: Identity In Christ is a free audio book. This book is written by Jerry Bridges and read by Alistair Begg.
One Thing I Want My Kids to Remember About Me is a good reminder for all parents.
In case you were wondering, pot really is bad for you.
Nancy Guthrie writes about The Best Things About the Boring Parts of the Bible.
Paul Tripp’s words are directed toward pastors, but what he says is good for all of us. If nothing else, you will gain insight into the mind of the pastor.
October 9, 2014
R. C. Sproul’s book, The Promises of God: Discovering the One Who Keeps His Word, is free for Nook and Kindle. I don’t know how long it will last. While we’re talking free ebooks, Monergism has over 150 free ebook, and they are all good.
Why Did God Allow Satan to Harm Job and His Family? Certainly, this is a question worth grappling with.
Will Christians Be Secretly Raptured? If you think so, I’d encourage you to read this Gospel Coalition piece.
Kevin DeYoung helpfully writes about things we won’t regret. I want to keep my regrets to a minimum.
October 7, 2014
First, some free ebooks. Crossway is giving away Memoirs of an Ordinary Pastor: The Life and Reflections of Tom Carson through October 12. Charis: God’s Scandalous Grace for Us is free today for Nook and Kindle. It looks really good.
In Same-Sex Marriage and the Supreme Court: What Now for the Church?, Russell Moore helpfully comments on yesterday’s Supreme Court move. How should Christians respond now that we know that same sex marriage will be the law of the land?
I appreciated Bleep! Why Christians Shouldn’t Cuss. Here is the short answer: “This is why Christians don’t cuss: we cherish the purpose for which God gave words.” This is at least worth thinking about.
Dan Martinusen yesterday linked on Facebook to Is Your Church Worship More Pagan than Christian?. Again, this is worth thinking about.
Read The Shyness of C S Lewis in Speaking of His Longing for the Far Off Country several times today. You will be blessed.