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Weekly Ebook Deals from J.I. Packer

Best-selling author J. I. Packer is one of the most influential teachers of our day. Over his lifetime of ministry, Packer has faithfully served the Church by calling it back to orthodoxy and a grounded, clear-headed faith.

In honor of Dr. Packer’s newest release, Weakness is the Way (watch the video), we’ve discounted the digital format of several of his books (and some he’s edited) which call Christians to know and live their orthodox faith.

Our prayers echo those of Dr. Packer himself,

That God may use this material (1) to ground thoughtful Christians more firmly and clearheadedly in their faith, (2) to stir them out of the sluggishness into which theological and spiritual undernourishment has brought so many of us, and (3) to help us all take to heart the marching orders given us by our Lord and his apostles—who charge us first to be and then to make disciples everywhere, starting from where we are.” (Preface, Taking God Seriously).

To learn more about each book, click on the covers below to find them at Crossway.org. You will also find the ebooks at their reduced prices on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Bookshout, Christianbook.com, eChristian, Vyrso, or your participating independent bookstore’s site. Discounted prices available through 5/20/2013.*

Featured New Release

Weakness is the Way

Weakness Is the Way: Life with Christ Our Strength

By J. I. Packer

$14.99

J. I. Packer helps Christians to embrace weakness as he shares about his own struggles in this book of meditations on 2 Corinthians. Ultimately, Packer directs us to the ultimate source of strength and power: Christ himself.

Learn More | Preview an Excerpt | Watch the Video

Discounted eBooks:

Taking God Seriously

Taking God Seriously: Vital Things We Need to Know

By J. I. Packer

$11.99 $5.99

Packer’s book disciples us in mere Christianity and grounds us more clear-headedly in our faith so that we can explain it to skeptics and maintain an ecumenical church that upholds orthodox beliefs.

James KTB

James: A 12-Week Study

By Greg Gilbert, General Editor J. I. Packer

$6.99 $2.99

Through clear exposition and application questions, Gilbert helps us rightly understand the book of James, which was written to fortify the connection between genuine faith and heartfelt obedience. Part of the Knowing the Bible series.

Growing in Christ

Growing in Christ

By J. I. Packer

$13.99 $3.99

Growing in Christ explains just that—how to grow in Christ. As this book shows, we mature spiritually by carefully learning and thoughtfully living the essentials of the Christian faith that are too often taken for granted or overlooked in our daily lives.

A Passion for Faithfulness

A Passion for Faithfulness: Wisdom From the Book of Nehemiah

By J. I. Packer

$13.99 $4.99

The prophet Nehemiah testified to all that God had to restore the people of Israel and his own faith. He also provided a model of renewal for Christians today, which this exploration of the Old Testament book examines.

Affirming the Apostles Creed

Affirming the Apostles Creed

By J. I. Packer

$8.99 $2.99

The Apostles’ Creed, the oldest and most beautifully succinct summary of Christian beliefs, is also a deeply personal profession of faith. Noted theologian J. I. Packer examines the meaning and implications of each phrase of this great creed, providing insightful material for personal and group study and devotional use.

Happy reading!

*Note: Some discounts may be unavailable outside the United States due to international rights agreements.

May 14, 2013 | Posted in: Books,Church and Ministry,Digital,Discipleship,Publishing,Spiritual Growth,The Christian Mind | Author: Ted Cockle @ 1:47 pm | 0 Comments »

Weekly Ebook Deals: Popular Mark Driscoll Titles

Pastor Mark Driscoll is slated to speak at Catalyst Dallas today—a regional convergence of next generation leaders. Whether or not you’re able to listen to his preaching live at Catalyst, you can still get your hands on some of Pastor Mark’s published content today.

Crossway is pleased to offer the ebook editions of several titles at reduced prices—scroll down to take a look.

To learn more about each book, click on the covers below to find them at Crossway.org. Find them at their reduced prices on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Bookshout, Christianbook.com, eChristian, Vyrso, or your participating independent bookstore’s site. Discounted prices available through 5/6/2013.

Featured Ebooks:

Doctrine

Doctrine: What Christians Should Believe By Mark Driscoll & Gerry Breshears

$13.99 $5.99

A comprehensive and accessible resource that helps believers clarify and articulate their beliefs and provides seekers with a solid introduction to Christianity’s central doctrines.

Religion Saves

Religion Saves: And Nine Other Misconceptions By Mark Driscoll

$13.99 $5.99

Inspired by 1 Corinthians, in which Paul answers a series of questions posed by the people in the Corinthian church, Pastor Mark Driscoll sets out to determine the most pressing questions among visitors to his church’s website. Here he tackles the top nine questions, first confronting the idea that religion saves.

Vintage Jesus

Vintage Jesus: Timeless Answers to Timely Questions By Mark Driscoll & Gerry Breshears

$12.99 $4.99

Some two thousand years after he walked the earth, Jesus Christ is still a hot topic. Conspiracy theories and lies about him have permeated popular culture in recent years, causing many to ask, What is the truth about Jesus? This popular-level book answers that question in a relevant, accessible way.

Vintage Church

Vintage Church: Timeless Truths and Timely Methods By Mark Driscoll & Gerry Breshears

$14.99 $4.99

Vintage Church defines a biblical church as one that properly balances the eternal truths of Scripture with timely, relevant methods-such as multi-campus churches and the latest technology-to engage the culture and reach people with the gospel.

Death by Love

Death by Love: Letters from the Cross By Mark Driscoll & Gerry Breshears

$15.99 $3.99

Real people. Real sin. Transformed lives. Deep theology meets gritty pastoral experiences as Death by Love explains the practical implications of what Jesus accomplished on the cross. This compilation of heartfelt letters written from a pastor to his people is for all those who have sinned and have been sinned against.

Community

Community: Taking Your Small Group off Life Support By Brad House, Foreword by Mark Driscoll

$12.99 $4.99

While Driscoll only wrote the foreword, this Re:Lit title is in line with Driscoll’s teaching on community, and worthy of promotion. This guide brings wisdom and practical insight into growing a healthy, gospel-centered, small-group ministry. With wisdom and candor, House helps churches think carefully about the state of their own small groups.

Happy reading!

May 3, 2013 | Posted in: Books,Conferences,Digital,Discipleship,Faith,Hope,Leadership,Ministries | Author: Ted Cockle @ 7:42 am | (4) Comments »

Weekly Ebook Deals: Featuring Titles from The Gospel Coalition

The Gospel Coalition National Conference is underway this week in Orlando. We’ve already heard some excellent messages from the Gospel of Luke through the free live feed hosted by our friends at the Gospel Coalition.

In parallel with the conference, we’ve put together an ebook sale featuring several recent Gospel Coalition titles, books on the conference theme, and books by conference speakers.

To learn more about each title, click on the covers to find them at Crossway.org or search at any of these online stores: Amazon, Christianbook.com, Vyrso, eChristian, Bookshout!, Barnes & Noble, or a participating online bookstore.

Discounted prices available through 4/15/2013.

Featured Gospel Coalition Titles:

The Gospel As Center

The Gospel As Center

Edited by D. A. Carson, Timothy Keller

$14.99 $5.99

This collection of essays offers timely and valuable core teachings of an evangelical movement dedicated to the gospel of Christ and a Scripture-based reformation of ministry practices.

Entrusted with the Gospel

Entrusted with the Gospel: Pastoral Expositions of 2 Timothy

Edited by D. A. Carson

$12.99 $4.99

Stemming from the Gospel Coalition’s 2009 National Conference, this book features Piper, Ryken, Driscoll, Copeland, Duncan, and Chapell expositing 2 Timothy, encouraging the faithful proclamation of the gospel in all areas of ministry.

Don't Call it a Comeback

Don’t Call It a Comeback: The Old Faith for a New Day

Edited by Kevin DeYoung

$13.99 $4.99

Don’t Call It a Comeback unites some of today’s most promising young evangelicals in a bold assertion of the stability, relevance, and necessity of Christian orthodoxy, and reasserts the theological nature of evangelicalism.

Featured Titles on the Conference Theme and by Conference Speakers:

Jesus the Son of God

Jesus the Son of God: A Christological Title Often Overlooked, Sometimes Misunderstood, and Currently Disputed

By D. A. Carson

$12.99 $3.99

Surveys the meaning and implications of Jesus’s divine sonship for how modern Christians think and speak about Christ, especially in relation to Bible translation and missionary engagement with Muslims across the globe.

A Meal with Jesus

A Meal with Jesus: Discovering Grace, Community, and Mission around the Table

By Tim Chester

$11.99 $3.99

Meals are an important part of hospitality, and Chester demonstrates how they can be used to foster grace in our communities. He draws from six narratives in the Gospel of Luke to urge sacrificial giving and loving around the table.

Loving the Way Jesus Loves

Loving the Way Jesus Loves

By Philip Graham Ryken

$11.99 $4.99

Seasoned pastor and college president Phil Ryken offers a unique exploration of 1 Corinthians 13, showing how every aspect of this famous chapter is perfectly illustrated in the life of Jesus Christ.

Scandalous

Scandalous: The Cross and Resurrection of Jesus

By D. A. Carson

$12.99 $4.99

Exposition of five passages of Scripture examines the historicity and theological significance of the cross. Carson’s addition to the Re:Lit series preserves weighty theology while also exploring the irony and strangeness of the cross.

The Lamb of God

The Lamb of God: Seeing Jesus in Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy

By Nancy Guthrie

$13.99 $5.99

This ten-week Bible study in the popular Seeing Jesus in the Old Testament series completes Guthrie’s coverage of the Pentateuch, showing how to see the person and work of Jesus in Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy.

Dangerous Calling

Dangerous Calling: Confronting the Unique Challenges of Pastoral Ministry

By Paul David Tripp

$13.99 $4.99

Recognizing the widespread struggles facing pastors today, Tripp exposes and exhorts the cultures that train and support our church leaders so that they can lead well and our churches can be healthy.

Happy reading!

April 9, 2013 | Posted in: Books,Digital,Life of Christ,Ministries,New Testament,Person of Christ,Publishing,The Bible | Author: Ted Cockle @ 12:31 pm | (2) Comments »

Weekly Ebook Special: Featuring Books on The Great Commission, Evangelism, and Missions

This Saturday marks the beginning of The Gospel Coalition’s, World Missions PreConference, featuring discussions led by missionaries, pastors, and other church leaders on how we can each play our part in the Great Commission.

Whether you’re making the trip to Orlando or not, we’ve pulled together a sale on several recent Crossway books on the the great commission, evangelism and missions to aid your study on these important topics.

To learn more about each title, click on the covers below to find them at Crossway.org or search at any of these online stores: AmazonChristianbook.com, Vyrso, eChristian, Bookshout!, Barnes & Noble, or a participating independent bookstores.

Discounted prices available through 4/8/2013.

Featured Titles:

Finish the Mission

Finish the Mission

Edited by John Piper, David Mathis

$12.99 $5.99

Contributors including David Platt, Louie Giglio, and John Piper join forces to compel Christians to cross cultural and linguistic barriers to reach the unengaged and unreached people groups with the gospel.

What is the Mission of the Church

What is the Mission of the Church?

By Kevin DeYoung, Greg Gilbert

$12.99 $5.99

DeYoung and Gilbert help us slow down and think carefully about what the church is sent into the world to do. Looking at the Bible’s teaching, they explore the what, why, and how of the church’s mission for today.

The Gospel and Personal Evangelism

The Gospel & Personal Evangelism

By Mark Dever

$7.99 $3.99

In The Gospel and Personal Evangelism, Dr. Mark Dever seeks to answer the four basic questions about evangelism that many Christians ask: Who should we evangelize? How should we evangelize? What is evangelism? Why should we evangelize? In his answers Dever draws on New Testament truths and helps believers apply those truths in practical ways. As readers understand the fundamentals of evangelism, they will begin to develop a culture of evangelism in their lives and their local churches.

Risk is Right

Risk is Right

By John Piper, Foreword by David Platt

$5.99 $1.99

Helping Christians put their faith into action and live for more than comfort, Piper offers this stand-alone edition of chapter 5 from his best-selling book Don’t Waste Your Life. He teaches us to choose risk for the cause of Christ, the fulfillment of our joy, and the good of others.

Rid of My Disgrace

Rid of My Disgrace

By Justin S. Holcomb, Lindsey A. Holcomb

$12.99 $0.99

*Featured in honor of April, Sexual Assualt Awareness Month.*

A compassionate and hopeful resource to help adult victims of sexual assault move from brokenness to healing. This book outlines a theology or redemption and includes an application of how the disgrace of the cross can lead victims toward grace.

See also Justin’s new book: On the Grace of God

April 2, 2013 | Posted in: Digital,Evangelism,Missions | Author: Ted Cockle @ 3:02 pm | 1 Comment »

24 Hour Special: Lit! Ebook for $0.99

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Reading plans are always a hot topic at the start of a new year, but enacting those plans takes year-round commitment. Such commitment comes from understanding the importance of reading in the first place.

That’s why we’re thankful for resources like Lit!: A Christian Guide to Reading Books. In Lit! Tony Reinke sounds the call for Christians to reclaim the priority, privilege, and practice of reading. He reminds us that God is the author of all knowledge, and it is his light we seek in all our reading.

To encourage your commitment to reading, we’re offering Lit! at a special price. Through the end of the day tomorrow (Feb 26, 2013) get Lit! in ebook format for only $0.99 from any of our distribution partners (ChristianBook.com, Vyrso, Barnes and Noble, Amazon, participating independent stores, etc…)

Read an excerpt from the book:

Download a PDF of the excerpt

 

 

February 25, 2013 | Posted in: Arts & Literature,Digital,Publishing | Author: Ted Cockle @ 8:00 am | (7) Comments »