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Free Stuff Fridays (WTS Books) - Tim Challies

Free Stuff Fridays (WTS Books) – Tim Challies

This week the blog has been sponsored by Westminster Bookstore, and they are now offering a giveaway to the readers of this site. At the Westminster Bookstore, we are committed to distributing biblically faithful books to God’s people from Kindergarten to MDiv. In that spirit, we wanted to give away a bundle of our bestsellers... Read more

The Afterword: Conversations on Books, Reading, and the Church – Tim Challies

This week the blog is sponsored by Westminster Bookstore and they are introducing a New Web Series and Podcast. We launched The Afterword because we dont want our ministry to the readers of the Church to end with the delivery of a book. To that end, we hope these digital discussions will foster a culture... Read more

12 New and Notable Books for June 2020 – Tim Challies

Summer is often a time when new book releases slow their pace as publishers await the busy fall season with all its conferences and other opportunities to make a splash. But this year we’ve been treated to quite a lot of noteworthy June releases. Here are a few of the books that have showed up... Read more

Introducing TGC Kids Books!

I never had this routine as a child, but its one I relish as a father and my children now expect each evening: read-aloud storytime. Whether its rehearsing a Bible story, searching for Wimmelbook characters, or working through another Sandra Boynton whimsical tale, childrens books make indelible impressions on young minds. Thats why we at... Read more

We Get to Decide What the History Books Say About 2020 | RELEVANT Magazine

The crises we are currently facing were not only predictable but predicted. Americans of color have been crying out for centuries about systemic injustices in the economy and criminal justice, yet each week brings another challenging story to work through (this weekend, the killing of Rayshard Brooks). Healthcare experts have been sounding the alarm... Read more

On My Shelf: Life and Books with Jonathan Parnell

On My Shelf helps you get to know various writers through a behind-the-scenes glimpse into their lives as readers. I asked Jonathan Parnelllead pastor of Cities Church in MinneapolisSt. Paul and author of Mercy for Today: A Daily Prayer from Psalm 51 and Never Settle for Normal: The Proven Path to Significance and Happinessabout what’s... Read more

Really Bad Reviews of Really Good Books – Tim Challies

One of the great benefits of the internet is the way it can give everyone an equal voice. Of course one of the great drawbacks of the internet (for there is no great technological advancement that doesnt come with both benefits and drawbacks) is the way it can give everyone an equal voice. Nowhere do... Read more

New and Notable Christian Books for May 2020 – Tim Challies

I am in the happy position of receiving endless numbers of Christian books. Every month or so I try to sort through them to identify the new books that seem most noteworthy and, therefore, may be of most interest to readers like you. Here is the selection for May 2020, including the publishers descriptions. (Note:... Read more

Of Reviewing Many Books There Is No End

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Collin Hansen: Every year at The Gospel Coalition we review about 300 titles between our academic journal Themelios and our regular book reviews section. And the man behind that book reviews section is... Read more

TGC Editorial Staff: Books We Enjoyed in 2019

It shouldnt be surprising that we, the editorial staff at The Gospel Coalition, enjoy reading. While our team worked diligently to evaluate the Christian market for ourannual book awards, we also read an eclectic array of titles for professional development, historical awareness, encouragement, and just plain fun. As one of our team members recently reflected,... Read more

Most Important Books for Pastors from the 2010s

Pastors traffic in books. They love to read them, share them, recommend them, talk about them. As 2019 comes to a close, we asked several friends of TGCmany of whom are pastors and church leadersto look back over the past 10 years and point to the most helpful book for pastors that they’d widely commend.... Read more

Echoes of Holy Saturday in Old Testament Books

Holy Saturday is like the story of Joseph in prison in Genesis: what Jesuss brothers and the Gentile authorities meant for evil, God meant for good. Holy Saturday is like the crossing of the Red Sea in Exodus: Jesus goes before his people through the waters of death, leading them out of bondage and into... Read more

New and Notable Christian Books for April 2020 - Tim Challies

New and Notable Christian Books for April 2020 – Tim Challies

[ad_1] I am within the lucky place of receiving limitless numbers of Christian books. Each month or so I attempt to kind by means of them to determine the brand new books that appear most noteworthy and, due to this fact, could also be of most curiosity to readers such as you. Right here is... Read more

Free (or Discounted) Books to Read in Quarantine

Free (or Discounted) Books to Learn in Quarantine

[ad_1] Quarantine doesnt essentially imply extra time to learn. If youre something like our household, you have got much less time, fewer shops for stir-crazy youngsters (and adults), and common exhaustion on the finish of every day. For mothers, juggling distant work and children, you may really feel such as you have 5 jobs. But,... Read more

12 Fiction Books That Will Shape Your Theology | RELEVANT Magazine

12 Fiction Books That Will Form Your Theology | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Silence by Shusaku Endo Silence is likely one of the most formative and essentially the most harrowing novels I've ever learn. Tracing the historic story of underground Christians in Japan within the mid-17th century, Endo provides a stark have a look at the realities of following Christ below persecution, and the extraordinary psychological battle... Read more

New and Notable Christian Books for February 2020 - Tim Challies

New and Notable Christian Books for February 2020 – Tim Challies

[ad_1] Im within the pleased place of receiving limitless numbers of Christian books. Each month or so I attempt to type by way of them to establish the brand new books that appear most noteworthy and, due to this fact, could also be of most curiosity to readers such as you. Right here is the... Read more

Why Authors Want You To Pre-Order Their New Books - Tim Challies

Why Authors Need You To Pre-Order Their New Books – Tim Challies

[ad_1] If youve adopted Christian writers for any time, youve in all probability seen fairly just a few write a brand new e-book after which request not solely that you simply order their e-book, however that you simply pre-order it. In case you observe this Christian author, youve not too long ago seen me make... Read more

On My Shelf: Life and Books with John Starke

On My Shelf: Life and Books with John Starke

[ad_1] On My Shelfhelps you get to know varied writers via a behind-the-scenes glimpse into their lives as readers. I requested John Starkepastor of preaching at Apostles Church, an everyday contributor to TGC, and the creator of The Risk of Prayer: Discovering Stillness with God in a Stressed Worldabout what’s on his nightstand, favourite fiction... Read more

New and Notable Christian Books for January 2020 - Tim Challies

New and Notable Christian Books for January 2020 – Tim Challies

[ad_1] Im within the joyful place of receiving infinite numbers of Christian books. Each month or so I attempt to kind by way of them to determine the brand new books that appear most noteworthy and, due to this fact, could also be of most curiosity to readers such as you. Right here is the... Read more

Point Kids to the Gospel Through Great Books

Level Youngsters to the Gospel By way of Nice Books

[ad_1] One morning, whereas strolling via Oxford, J. R. R. Tolkien described Christianity to C. S. Lewis because the true delusion. Christ, Tolkien defined, is the total revelation of God; all different nice tales merely echo that fact. Lewis later credited this dialogue with Tolkien as instrumental to his Christian conversion. A century later, the... Read more

Find These 25 Books of the Bible

Quiz: Discover These 25 Books of the Bible – Bible Gateway Weblog

[ad_1] Content material supervisor for Bible Gateway Can you discover the titles of 25 books of the Bible talked about within the following paragraph beneath? Some are in a single phrase; some are part of two or three phrases. When you’ve solved the puzzle, join Bible Gateway free electronic mail day by day devotionals that... Read more

7 New and Notable Books for December - Tim Challies

7 New and Notable Books for December – Tim Challies

[ad_1] Even late within the yr, we proceed to see some wonderful new books come our approach. And, a technique or one other, most of them make their strategy to containers on my entrance doorstep. I type by all these books and attempt to distill them all the way down to a few of the... Read more

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Most Sermons by American Preachers Point out Books from Each Outdated and New Testaments – Bible Gateway Weblog

[ad_1] Computational evaluation by the Pew Analysis Heart of practically 50,000 sermons that 6,431 USA church buildings livestream or share on their web sites every week reveals variations in content material and size throughout main Christian traditions. American preachers, in all main Christian traditions, usually tend to confer with books from the New Testomony (90%... Read more

Most Important Books for Pastors from the 2010s

Most Necessary Books for Pastors from the 2010s

[ad_1] Pastors visitors in books. They like to learn them, share them, advocate them, discuss them. As 2019 involves a detailed, we requested a number of mates of TGCmany of whom are pastors and church leadersto look again over the previous 10 years and level to essentially the most useful guide for pastors that they’d... Read more

Free Stuff Fridays (Heritage Books) - Tim Challies

Free Stuff Fridays (Heritage Books) – Tim Challies

[ad_1] This weeks Free Stuff Friday is sponsored by Heritage Books. They've 5 packages to provide away, which suggests 5 winners will every obtain the next titles: Observe Me: Bible Tales for Younger Kids Observe Meis an illustrated guide of Bible tales for younger youngsters. These tales inform the everlasting message of the Bible, highlighting... Read more

The Collected Best Christian Books of 2019 - Tim Challies

The Collected Greatest Christian Books of 2019 – Tim Challies

[ad_1] For the previous couple of weeks my RSS feeder has been buzzing with checklist after checklist of the very best books of 2019 (or, if not the very best, the favourite books of 2019). It appears that almost each avid reader I observe is keen to share his or her picks for the 12... Read more

TGC Editorial Staff: Books We Enjoyed in 2019

TGC Editorial Workers: Books We Loved in 2019

[ad_1] It shouldnt be shocking that we, the editorial workers at The Gospel Coalition, get pleasure from studying. Whereas our group labored diligently to guage the Christian marketplace for ourannual e book awards, we additionally learn an eclectic array of titles for skilled growth, historic consciousness, encouragement, and simply plain enjoyable. As one in all... Read more

Of Reviewing Many Books There Is No End

Of Reviewing Many Books There Is No Finish

[ad_1] The next is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Earlier than quoting in print, please examine the corresponding audio for accuracy. Collin Hansen: Yearly at The Gospel Coalition we assessment about 300 titles between our tutorial journal Themelios and our common ebook opinions part. And the person behind that ebook opinions part... Read more

Books for Celebrating Advent

Books for Celebrating Introduction

[ad_1] Marvel Anew on the Acquainted Story The arrival season is a reminder to pause and marvel anew on the story of the incarnation. Come adore the God who got here close to to us at Christmas to convey salvation and show that he's reliable. These introduction assets make nice items for mates, neighbors, or... Read more