Morning Mashup 04/08

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A mashup of book deals, articles, and videos for your information, edification, and enjoyment.


BOOK DEALS

The Community of Jesus by Kendell Easley and Christopher Morgan ($0.99)

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Martin Luther: A Guided Tour of His Life and Thought by Stephen Nichols ($1.99)

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Hero of Heroes: Seeing Christ in the Beatitudes by Ian Duguid ($1.99)

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ARTICLES

How to Resist Temptation’s Mirage Moment – Jon Bloom: “In temptation, the mirage moment occurs as we are tempted by a vision promising happiness. Some shimmering oasis of promised joy or relief from despair appears where God said it shouldn’t be.

Why International Adoptions by Americans Have Hit a 35-Year LowSarah Eekhoff Zylstra: “In 2004, Americans adopted 22,884 children from foreign countries—an all-time high. Twelve years later, that number has dropped to 5,648 children—the lowest level in 35 years.”

Sunday Morning With the Simpsons – Webb Simpson: “When my wife shows me grace and love and forgiveness, especially when I least deserve it, it gives me a desire to do the same in return. These habits of humble sacrifice are beautifully cyclical and rewarding.

The Political Courage and Example of Jackie Robinson – David Prince: “As a new baseball season begins in the midst of a bizarre presidential election, I think we would do well to remember the fierce courage of Jackie Robinson, on and off the baseball field.

Should Kids Be Allowed in a MLB Clubhouse? – Dan Naulty: “LaRoche provides Christian fathers a great example of putting God’s Word before our own desires and the desires of others.”

The When of Family WorshipReid Monaghan: “Family worship is a wonderful gift and we are NOT too busy to guide our homes into biblical rhythms.”

$5 Friday – Ligonier with some great deals for, you guessed it, five bucks!

VIDEOS

Ernie Els with a humiliating 7-putt first hole at The Masters.

The Making of an ESV Bible

Russell Moore at the Driven by Truth Conference


Motyer Quote 4

“The grace of God precedes the law of God.His grace reaches out to save, & it is to those whom he has saved that he reveals his law” – Alec Motyer

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