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A La Carte (October 20) – Tim Challies

Today is release day for Jared Wilson’s new novel Echo Island. It’s technically for young adults, but this not-so-young-adult enjoyed it plenty. Today’s Kindle deals include a number of solid picks. (Yesterday on the blog: Why We Need a Better Definition of “Conspiracy Theory”) Is It Hypocrisy to Ask Locals to Be Self-Supporting? I wonder... Read more

A La Carte (October 19) – Tim Challies

I hope you enjoyed your weekend and are ready to begin another week! Here are a few articles that may make for interesting reading… (Yesterday on the blog: The Word You Can Use Once a Year (and No More)) Men, Be the Chief Repenters in Your Homes What’s leadership in the home about? For one... Read more

Weekend A La Carte (October 17) – Tim Challies

My gratitude goes to Reformation Heritage Books for sponsoring the blog this week. Be sure to learned about the new book Puritan Reformed Theology (which is currently discounted). Also, here’s your regular reminder of my SquareQuotes site which is updated weekly and contains all kinds of great quote graphics. Today’s Kindle deals include a pretty... Read more

A La Carte (October 13) – Tim Challies

It’s Amazon’s Prime Day today and, while that makes it a good day to buy a discounted Kindle device, I was hoping that it would bring us some special Kindle book deals. However, I was able to dig up only a few. (Yesterday on the blog: A Thanksgiving Family Update) The Evaporation of Empathy Chris... Read more

A La Carte (October 12) – Tim Challies

I read this quote a few weeks ago and have often pondered it since then: “It is very likely that more Americans can name the four Hogwarts houses than can name the Gospels.” While there’s no proof of it, I expect it’s probably true. And it highlights the Christian’s evangelistic challenge, doesn’t it? Westminster Books... Read more

Weekend A La Carte (October 10) – Tim Challies

If you’re looking for some good new music, be sure to check out Sandra McCracken’s new album Patient Kingdom and Citizens’ new album The Joy of Being. Today’s Kindle deals include a few classics. (Yesterday on the blog: Why Social Justice Is Not Biblical Justice) Your Church Is Not a Stepping Stone I think this... Read more

A La Carte (October 6) – Tim Challies

There are lots of good Kindle deals to consider today, quite a lot of them dealing with church history. (Yesterday on the blog: The Church Is You, So the Church Will Be Like You) Bach: A Theologian at the Workplace Jonathan Camiré has put together a great little introduction to Johann Sebastian Bach. Why You... Read more

A La Carte (October 5) – Tim Challies

There are just a few Kindle deals today; also be sure to take a look at Saturday’s list if you didn’t check in over the weekend. (Yesterday on the blog: Are You Lonely? Tired? Caught in a Mess?) How Things Have Changed: Reflections of a Millennial Pastor in a Gen Z World This article helpfully... Read more

Weekend A La Carte (October 3) – Tim Challies

My thanks goes to Reformed Free Publishing for sponsoring the blog this week with news of their excellent new book that shares bite-sized readings on the great doctrines of the Christian faith. Today’s Kindle deals include some older books and some newer ones. I noticed that The Coddling of the American Mind is on sale;... Read more

A La Carte (September 29) – Tim Challies

Observation: If you use a certain app and it becomes important to your life or workflow, it’s almost always worth paying for the Pro version. You get better features and you get to support the people who make it. That’s a win-win. It is another good day for Kindle deals! The collectors will want to... Read more

A La Carte (September 28) – Tim Challies

Today is an amazing day for Kindle book collectors as there’s a large collection of excellent resources on theology and Christian living. You can find them on the Kindle deals page. Logos users will want to check out this long list of commentaries on sale. (Yesterday on the blog: A Side Of Perfect Beauty in... Read more

Weekend A La Carte (September 26) – Tim Challies

Today’s Kindle deals include some classics, some lesser-known works by C.S. Lewis, and a few others as well. (Yesterday on the blog: Good Things Happen When My Wife Watches Cooking Shows) Is It Selfish To Go To Church? This article responds to what some people may be charging, especially in the UK. “Our choice to... Read more

A La Carte (September 22) – Tim Challies

There are some interesting titles available today over on the Kindle deals page. (Yesterday on the blog: No Hand But His Ever Holds the Shears) RBG’S Dying Wish Clint Archer: “The death of RBG should cause all of us to pause and consider. It must be difficult to be a judge and then have the... Read more

A La Carte (September 21) – Tim Challies

There are a few Kindle deals you may want to take a look at. Over at Westminster Books you can get a nice deal on the newest book by Sinclair Ferguson. (Yesterday on the blog: Who Have We Come To Worship?) The Death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the Future of the Supreme Court... Read more

Weekend A La Carte (September 19) – Tim Challies

I want to commend to you this episode of the Ministry Network Podcast (whether or not you’re in ministry). It’s about prayer and I found it encouraging, challenging, and endearingly eclectic. There are a few Kindle deals for your enjoyment today. (Yesterday on the blog: New Religions for a Godless World) Three(ish) Views of Contraception... Read more

A La Carte (September 15) – Tim Challies

Caring for the Souls of Children, on sale this week at Westminster Books, seems like an important and long-awaited title. There’s an eclectic little mix of Kindle deals there today. (Yesterday on the blog: 7 Books To Help You Understand the Times) A Parent’s Cry Sometimes we need the simplest reminders. “My husband and I... Read more

A La Carte (September 14) – Tim Challies

Here’s a final reminder that the good folk at Faithlife have asked me to let you know about an upcoming free webinar for church leaders who are preparing for fall ministry in light of COVID. It’s not the best day ever for Kindle deals, but I did unearth a few at least. Enjoying Imperfection “Only God... Read more

Weekend A La Carte (September 12) – Tim Challies

My friends at Faithlife asked me to let you know about an upcoming webinar for church leaders who are preparing for fall ministry in light of COVID. My gratitude goes to ONE Audiobooks for sponsoring the blog this week with their offer of a free audiobook every month. Today’s Kindle deals include mostly classics. (Yesterday... Read more

A La Carte (September 8) – Tim Challies

Today’s Kindle deals include a pretty good selection. Take a look at yesterday’s as well if you weren’t checking in on the holiday. (Yesterday on the blog: A Labour Day Personal/Family Update) The State of Theology Ligonier Ministries has released the results of their latest State of Theology survey. It tells what Americans know (and... Read more

A La Carte (September 7) – Tim Challies

It is Labour Day here in Canada, just as it is in the USA and perhaps elsewhere. For that reason I’ll mostly be laying low and trying to figure out what to do for an outdoor holiday on a rainy day! Today’s Kindle deals include Al Mohler’s excellent new book The Gathering Storm which I’m... Read more

Weekend A La Carte (September 5) – Tim Challies

If you’re interested in an ESV Journaling Bible, Westminster Books has them half off for the week. Today’s Kindle deals include mostly classics. (Yesterday on the blog: Tips for Young (and Maybe Not-So-Young) Bloggers) 7 Takes About How Much I Intensely Dislike The Enneagram I enjoyed reading Anne Kennedy because she makes me laugh (and... Read more

A La Carte (September 1) – Tim Challies

There’s an extensive list of Kindle deals today as we start out a new month. You may also want to look at the general market Monthly Deals. (Yesterday on the blog: That Time I Went After an Older, Godlier Man) The Quiet Power of Ordinary Devotions “The grace of God sometimes lands on us like... Read more

A La Carte (August 31) – Tim Challies

Westminster Books has discounted many of this summer’s new releases. There are some odds and ends listed in today’s Kindle deals. (Yesterday on the blog: Keep in Mercy’s Way) The Song That Was Sharper Than Sting What a sweet bit of writing this is. “Samwise had climbed too many stairs with Shagrat drooling on his... Read more

Weekend A La Carte (August 29) – Tim Challies

I’m grateful to Matthias Media for sponsoring the blog this week. Be sure to check out their neat new resource The Generosity Project. Today’s Kindle deals offers a pretty good list of newer and older books. (Yesterday on the blog: When Solomon’s Fool Created a Social Media Platform) Sticktoitiveness and the Christian Life “Sticktoitiveness is... Read more

A La Carte (August 25) – Tim Challies

Today’s Kindle deals include a few books that rarely go on sale, plus a number of titles by R.C. Sproul. From now until September 8, you can get 30% off one entire order at Logos. Just load up your cart and use the coupon code LABORDAY. (Yesterday on the blog: Lessons In Becoming a Better... Read more

A La Carte (August 24) – Tim Challies

Today is not much of a day for Kindle deals, unfortunately. We will hope for better things tomorrow. (Yesterday on the blog: Who Gets To Rule Our Hearts This Week?) More Than a Shibboleth Lots of churches emphasize the ordinary means of grace, but there’s an important distinction still to be made. “While professing a... Read more

Weekend A La Carte (August 22) – Tim Challies

Yesterday was a happy day as we got the news from Louisville that my son asked his girl to marry him, and she said yes. What joy! Today’s Kindle deals include the usual Saturday classics plus a few newer works (e.g. two of the volumes of the NSBT). (Yesterday on the blog: The Place To... Read more

A La Carte (August 18) – Tim Challies

Today’s Kindle deals include a few good books, among them the much-praised Confronting Christianity. (Yesterday on the blog: It’s Only Money) Medical Marijuana and Christian Ethics Here’s a brief look at some of the ethical issues related to medical marijuana. “The appropriate use of medications is morally permissible for Christians. Yet, at this stage, it... Read more

Sunday A La Carte (August 16) – Tim Challies

This was one of those weeks where I collected so many good links that I decided that rather than throwing some of them away, I’d add an extra Sunday edition of A La Carte. I hope you enjoy it! The Blessing Of Plural Eldership Here are just a few of the blessings of plural eldership.... Read more