Kindle deals for #TGC13

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TGC 13 is in full swing and publishers have some great deals on the speakers (and friends of the speakers) eBooks including:

Center Church: Doing Balanced, Gospel-Centered Ministry in Your City by Tim Keller—$5.99.

Creature of the Word: The Jesus-Centered Church by Matt Chandler, Eric Geiger, Josh Patterson—$3.49

Gospel: Recovering the Power that Made Christianity Revolutionary by J. D. Greear—$3.99

Stop Asking Jesus Into Your Heart: How to Know for Sure You Are Saved by J. D. Greear—$4.39

Brothers, We Are Not Professionals: A Plea to Pastors for Radical Ministry by John Piper—$4.39

Grounded in the Gospel: Building Believers the Old-Fashioned Way by J. I. Packer and Gary Parrett. $1.99

Leadership as an Identity: The Four Traits of Those Who Wield Lasting Influence by Crawford Loritts—$4.99

The Hardest Sermons You’ll Ever Have to Preach: Help from Trusted Preachers for Tragic Times by Bryan Chapell—$3.99

Just Do Something: A Liberating Approach to Finding God’s Will or How to Make a Decision Without Dreams, Visions, Fleeces, Impressions, Open Doors, Random … Liver Shivers, Writing in the Sky, etc. by Kevin DeYoung—$4.99

Preaching and Preachers by Martin Lloyd Jones—$3.99

Why We Love the Church: In Praise of Institutions and Organized Religion by Kevin DeYoung and Ted Kluck—$4.99

Shepherding a Child’s Heart by Tedd Tripp—$1.99

Instructing a Child’s Heart by Tedd & Margy Tripp—$1.99

Worship by the Book by D. A. Carson—$3.99

How to Read the Bible through the Jesus Lens: A Guide to Christ-Focused Reading of Scripture by Michael Williams—$3.99

The Next Story: Life and Faith after the Digital Explosion by Tim Challies—$3.99

Counterfeit Gospels by Trevin Wax—$4.99

For more titles, be sure to check out Gospel eBooks here or by clicking the ad at the top of the page.

HT: Blogging Theologically

Links I Like

Links I Like is a collection of blogs, articles and books I’ve come across recently and thought they were worth sharing. Click here for past Links I Like
  1. Download a FREE album from The Gray Heavens. Check out an interview with the band here.
  2. Tom Ascol on Being a pastor and handling confidential stuff.
  3. 50 shades of porn and the growing number of women drawn to porn.
  4. Dan McCarthy on What we can learn from the worse CEO’s of 2012. Fascinating leadership reading.
  5. A play by play of Andy Stanley’s pre-preaching time for the inauguration service. Pretty interesting stuff.
  6. J.D. Greear on 2 ways to know you are saved.
  7. Why pastors and elders need prayer. When people at Revolution tell me they are praying for me, our elders and my family, it is one of my favorite things to hear.

Top Blog Posts of October 2012

In case you missed them, here are the top posts for the last month:

  1. My Journey of Losing Weight
  2. 15 Ways to Improve Your Marriage
  3. Accountability
  4. Before You Criticize Your Pastor
  5. Saturday Afternoon Book Review: Creating a Missional Culture
  6. Is Love a Choice or a Feeling (And Why it Matters)
  7. Redeeming Halloween
  8. Q: Why Doesn’t Revolution Have a Women’s Ministry
  9. 10 Gospel Truths about Homosexuality
  10. A Simple Time-Management Principle

Links I Like

Links I Like is a collection of blogs, articles and books I’ve come across recently and thought they were worth sharing. Click here for past Links I Like

10 Gospel Truths about Homosexuality

Saw this on JD Greear’s blog. You can read more here or watch him discuss this here.

Here are the 10 theses about Christianity and homosexuality:

  1. The point is really not homosexuality; the point is the Lordship of Jesus.
  2. Our stance on this issue may be one of the most important tests of faithfulness in our generation.
  3. The loss of gender identity has devastating consequences for society.
  4. God loves the homosexual.
  5. God doesn’t send people to hell for homosexuality.
  6. We speak as redeemed sinners, not saints.
  7. Just because you’re ticking people off doesn’t mean you are doing something wrong.
  8. Avoid pat answers or simplistic statements.
  9. We can and should be friends with people who are homosexuals.
  10. Sexual ethics are not the center of Christianity.

Question: Do you agree? Disagree?

 

Links I Like

Links of the Week

  1. Why smart pastors fail.
  2. Scott Williams on Ladies, stop lusting after your pastor.
  3. How Bill Hybels and Andy Stanley think about the weekend services. This stuff is gold.
  4. Tim Keller on Why churches should be allowed to meet in public schools in NYC. Ed Stetzer also has some great thoughts about why this is a problem that you can read here.
  5. A letter from Mark Driscoll about the state and the future of Acts 29. This is one reason I’m thankful Revolution is part of Acts 29.
  6. Justyn Smith on Leading leaders.
  7. What a young husband ought to know.
  8. J.D. Greear on Avoiding burnout part 1, part 2 and part 3. This stuff is so, so helpful.
  9. Grace Driscoll on 10 ways to honor your husband. Grateful for Katie and how she lives these out in our marriage.

Links of the Week

  1. Mike Breen on Keys to integrating mission & discipleship with your life. Great stuff.
  2. There’s no such thing as free porn.
  3. Brian Tracy on 3 easy habits to a healthy lifestyle.
  4. 5 reasons most people won’t become wealthy.
  5. Mike Anderson on How to start projects well.
  6. How Andy Stanley handled a heckler in his sermon.
  7. J.D. Greear on Does your church have what it takes to reach college students.
  8. The 6 types of people you meet in church planting.
  9.  Al Mohler on a major victory for Christian liberty, also see CNN’s Religion Blog’s take.
  10. Resources for discipling your children. Lots of helpful things here.
  11. Jared Wilson on Jesus was religious.

Links to Start the Week

  1. Al Mohler on President Obama and same sex marriage.
  2. 10 reasons why Kodak, Blackberry, Yahoo & other major brands fail.
  3. Brad Lomenick on How to lead millennials.
  4. Parents, cuddle with your children.
  5. Critics and character. Some good points here.
  6. Crossway has all of their ebooks at $5.99 for the next 5 days.
  7. J.D. Greear on What it takes to reach college students part 1 and part 2.
  8. Alex Absalom on Ideas for Missional Community meetings.
  9. When your preacher is not John Piper.

Links of the Week

  1. Scott Williams on 10 Differences Between Managers & Leaders.
  2. J.D. Greear on When do you try to get your kids to accept Christ?
  3. Trevin Wax on How I wish the homosexuality debate would go. This is a great post.
  4. Ron Edmondson on 7 Random Pieces of Advice for the Younger Leader.
  5. Mission as hospitality.
  6. Mark Driscoll on Is mormonism a cult?
  7. An outline of Tim Keller’s new marriage book. This looks amazing.
  8. Protect your baby’s brain, turn off the TV.