Embracing the ESV Seminar with Dr. Dane C. Ortlund

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The swelling heat in Manila didn’t stop an ESV seminar about Christ-centered Bible reading. This is the second leg of the seminar which took off last Friday at Central United Methodist Church with the topic How the Whole Bible Fits Together.  Then the following day, Saturday,  Dr. Ortlund is scheduled to deliver a talk at Philippine Bible Society. Me and Greg registered on that talk for that’s our vacant day and the weekend has less traffic. He was as always, early and I just came just in time for the seminar to start.

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The 3rd floor hall of PBS was packed with folks who wants to hear this relevant topic. Dr. Dane C. Ortlund, Executive Vice President of Bible Publishing at Crossway, shares Jesus as the Center of the Whole Bible or how to be Christ-centered in reading the Bible. Along with him is his team that also participated in the seminar.

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We were formally welcomed to the Philippine Bible Society and the seminar by Nora Lucero, General Secretary of PBS. In a few minutes she discussed what’s PBS is all about and their current program to make the Bible known to the Filipino people. Then she turn it over to Derek Hill, director of enterprise of the Bible Society and one of the member of Dr. Ortlund’s team. He then briefly introduce our speaker, Dr. Dane C. Ortlund.

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“The Bible is all about Jesus. Not just in the gospels. Not just in the New Testament.” Dr. Ortlund opens his talk with those words. He moved on by giving us the 6 Ways Not to read the Bible. He then proceeds to the misconceptions of the phrase “Christ-centered”. Once those points were established, Dr. Ortlund goes to the main topic by giving 5 things we should consider on being Christ-centered in reading the Bible. The 1 and 1/2 hour flew so fast then we had a 30 minute Q and A. Dr. Ortlund ends his talk with a short discussion on reading the Book of Leviticus with a Christ-centered lens.

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The seminar was short and we wish that it will be whole day affair because we know their are lots of areas that can still be addressed by Dr. Ortlund. I hope and pray that Dr. Ortlund and his team will comeback to Manila soon for another round of seminars. Me and the rest of the 100 + participants really enjoyed his talk.

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Thank you Philippine Bible Society (PBS) for the invite and hosting a seminar that reminds us to be Christ-centered in reading the Bible. Thank you for those ESV devotionals of the Gospel of John which we will prayerfully share to other. Also thank you Dr. Dane Ortlund and his team for coming here in Manila and sharing a wonderful topic that leaves us hungering for the Word of God.

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Here’s a special treat for you my readers. I’m sharing a piece of the seminar of Dr. Ortlund. In this 4 minute video, Dr. Ortlund shares 6 Ways Not to Read the Bible.

and another bonus is an audio recording of the last part of the seminar, Christ-centered Reading of the Book of Leviticus.

 

The Quotable Round-Up #118

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The mid-term election is now over here in the Philippines. We can see defeats and victories of those who ran for office. Some are already proclaimed winners. Now lets get back to reality and pray for these newly elected officials that they may serve this country well. There are lots of works to do to help this country move forward. Whether you like the officials or not, keep them in prayers. And always remember the sovereignty of God over the affairs of men.

Anyways, here’s 7 quotes from the new book by Sean McDowell & J. Warner Wallace, So The Next Generation Will Know. The book review is on it’s way but if you want to get the book, click on this Amazon link to place your order.

“… a biblical worldview is grounded in biblical teaching. You can’t align your life to the truth of the Bible if you don’t even know what it says. That’s why everything begins and ends with the study of God as revealed in Scripture: theology.”

“If Christianity is considered to be just a subjective opinion (an individualistic preference about God) and not the unique and only cure for spiritual death (regardless of an individual’s personal opinion), don’t be surprised when young people treat Christianity more like a cookie than a cure.”

“Worldview is not just about the mind—it is also about the orientation of the heart. Simply put, a worldview is a fundamental commitment to reality that shapes how we live.”

“…worldview as simply a view of the world that answers three critical questions: (1) How did we get here?—Origin; (2) Why is everything so messed up?—Predicament; and (3) How can we fix it?—Resolution.”

“…every generation of young people has sought to find their place in the world. But what is different for Gen Z is the depth of loneliness many feel and the availability of endless counterfeits that claim to be able to fill their hearts with meaning.”

“The next generation of Christians faces spiritual, emotional, intellectual, and moral challenges like no prior group of believers. And much of this is because of the ubiquity of technology. Members of Generation Z face more challenges just one click away than previous generations did when they would look for it.”

“Theology and apologetics are not direction­less pursuits. They point us toward holy behaviors and provide us with answers to several questions that matter to young people.”

 

6 Reasons Why “Touch Not the Anointed” Verses Are Not for Pastors

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You might have heard church leaders using this phrase “touch not the anointed”. This phrase indicates that a pastor has a special anointing from God, so that anyone who wants to stand up against them, God will put a curse to them. Though we should honor and respect church leaders because the Bible tells us so, this begs a questions. Is ‘touch not the anointed” biblical?  Let’s examine this claim by shining the light of Scriptures.

But first let site two of the most common verses used and later we will mention another verse. Here are two most commonly sited verses that church leaders apply to themselves when they’re under criticism:

“Saying, Touch not mine anointed, and do my prophets no harm.”1 Chronicles 16:22

“saying, Touch not mine anointed, and do my prophets no harm.”Psalm 105:15

Now let’s dive to the 6 reasons why such claim is farce.

Because it’s taken out of context –  One of the worse errors a preacher can commit is taking verses out of context. For all people, a preacher should not fall to this faulty interpretation of Scriptures. Rather, knows how the handle it with utmost care. After all its God’s Word. Sadly they would misused and abused the Scriptures to save themselves.

So what is the real context of those verses? Here’s how Got Questions responds (read the full answer here):

This passage refers to the patriarchs, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. When “they” (the patriarchs) were few in number, they lived as wandering strangers in a strange land (see Hebrews 11:9). Through all their travels and travails, God protected them, increased their number, and prevented the powerful rulers of the lands where they stayed from harming them.

Got Questions goes on:

So the point of 1 Chronicles 16:22 (and Psalm 105:15) is that nothing and no one can derail God’s will; God had a plan for Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and He refused to let the kings of Canaan and Egypt injure them: “For their sake he rebuked kings: ‘Do not touch my anointed ones’” (1 Chronicles 16:21–22). The patriarchs were His prophets. They were His “anointed ones”; that is, God chose them to accomplish a specific work in the world.

Because people who are anointed by God had a role to do with Israel – When God appoints someone to have a vital role in Israel; they were poured by oil as a symbol of God choosing them to represent Him. They are prophets, patriarchs, priest, builders and kings.  Obviously, pastors were never mentioned as anointed in the Old Testament and has no prominent role in Israel.

Because anointing someone is a direct command by God – In some instances in the Old Testament we can find people who are to be anointed had a direct order from God. That’s an audibly command from God. For example, He will speak to a prophet to anoint the next king. He is speaking to a human. To be anointed biblically, there should be a prophet with a direct message from God to anoint someone. Obviously, God doesn’t speak like that today (we already have the Bible) nor there are prophets in our present time (except for some charlatans you see on TV or in the internet).

Because some of the verses used, in context are about physical harm not criticism – Some pastors usually throws these verses when they’re under heavy criticism. Whether it’s a question of teaching, sin or authority, this is the go to verse to stump the critics. However in close scrutiny, you’ll be surprise that the verse is not about criticism rather someone inflicting physical harm. For example (I heard this on my former church) 1 Samuel 24: 4-15, talks about David not hurting physically God’s anointed when he had the opportunity. In 2 Samuel 1: 13-15 David ordered to kill an Amalikite for killing Saul for the reason that Saul is God’s anointed. So what can we make out of these verses? David choose to honor King Saul by not inflicting physical harm and avenge the one who killed King Saul because the fallen king is God’s anointed. For a pastor to qualify to these verses, he should consider two things. First, he needs to be a king of Israel to be God’s anointed and second, he needs to be in danger of being physically hurt by someone.  Any other way is just plain Scripture twisting.

Because being anointed by God doesn’t exempt someone to be criticized, rebuked or corrected. For the sake of argument, let us say that pastors can claim the “touched not the anointed” promise. However, when we examine Scripture, no one utilized it and acquit themselves in their errors or sins nor God promise a special protection to the pastor who is on the hot seat. Remember how the prophet Nathan rebuked King David’s sins (2 Samuel 8: 1-14)? Did David respond “touched not the anointed”? How about Paul confronting Peter (Galatians 2:11). Why didn’t Peter exercise his authority as a pastor by telling Paul to “touch not”? And look how the Bereans were called noble when they examined Paul’s teaching in the light of Scriptures (Acts 17:11)? Did Paul say to the Bereans to back off because he is God’s anointed?  If an apostle didn’t use those verses to defend himself, why is it that some pastors loosely uses it to defend themselves?

Keep in mind, TV evangelist or faith healers who peddle prosperity gospel uses the same verses in defense of what they are doing. If a pastor keeps on using those verses to defend himself from criticism, what makes him differ from those false teachers who utilize them for their personal gain?

Never was this mentioned in the New Testament in regards with pastors – Anointing of oil, literally, were attributed only on Jesus (Hebrews 1:9) and the sick (Mark 6: 13, James 5: 14) but not a would be pastor or any other church leaders, much more in a figurative sense. Jesus, the apostles or anyone in the New Testament didn’t make mentioned or practiced it. Neither did they were called anointed (except for Jesus in John 1: 41 HCSB). In Paul writing to Timothy about the qualification of pastors and deacons, Paul made no mentioned of any anointing or special protection for being God’s anointed.   The closest thing that we can attribute on being “anointed” is the practical laying on of hands (Acts 8: 18) but there are no mentions of special protection attached to it nor a curse that will fall upon someone who will harm a pastor. Laying hands were recorded not only in the Bible but also in church history. Today it is still in practiced for mission pastors and church planters.

This listacle is not to harbor disrespect or bring shame to a church leaders. Nor do we want a servant of God be removed or to step down to his pastoral ministry. That is not the aim of this post. This post would like to appeal to leaders to be biblically correct in handling the Scriptures. Rather that make excuses for the error and resort to another error which is Scripture twisting, a servant of God must humble and submit himself to the Word of God. My prayer is that God may soften our hearts and seek Him whenever we fall into errors.

 

Book Review: A Place Like Heaven by Samuel Miller

eoem3usI requested this book (or booklet) from Log College Press not only to share some quotes or do a review, but also get to know the Synod of Dort. As you might not know this year marks the 400th year of the event. It’s worth celebrating because how the church stood up and defend the doctrine of grace against Arminianism.  I have been exposed to it on a lecture of Ryan Reeves on Youtube and it’s excellent. And after reading  A Place Like Heaven, all I can say that it can share the impression I have with the Ryan Reeves video. It’s excellent!

A Place Like Heaven is a primer booklet that explores Synod of Dort. The booklet tackles the events that leads to the synod, during the deliberation and the aftermath of this ecumenical gathering with a American Presbyterian perspective. It ends with some defense The title of this work came from on of the moderators of the synod describing it as a “place like heaven’. The title might sound like a devotional book but that doesn’t discount the weight of what has been examine in this booklet. I think it lightens up a bit by putting an encouraging tone to the book.

Though this is a primer, you’ll praise Samuel Miller for his remarkable writing that which makes this booklet accessible and clear. At first you might have some inhibitions  reading this, although short it’s written in an 18th century English. However as you read on, you’ll get the hang of it. The content is actually engaging and what you might dismiss as a Smithsonian relic, this booklet is really good. Whenever you start reading it, it grabs your attention and for me this is not a boring read. Miller ends this booklet by answering some arguments against the doctrine of grace.

For a 48 page booklet, I can’t believe I learned a lot about Synod of Dort. Sometimes I ask myself if this is really a primer because it really covers lots of areas of the event. Not that it gave all that is to know about the Synod of Dort but the content of this is enough for you to appreciate that important event. Once you read this, Log College Press books will be on your reading list.  A Place Like Heaven is a great addition for your Synod of Dort resources. Please don’t miss out on this book. Highly recommended!

My verdict:

5 out of 5

The Freebie Round-Up #39

resirxwSome of you might not know I’m a comicbook fan and I also have a literacy advocacy program for kids. And I know you guys want to do something that will bless kids.  So a Facebook friend of mine messaged me asking for help for girls who had experienced abuse. So if you want to help read the message  and check the picture below.

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FREE e-book “How To Choose A Church”  – Brett McCraken offers this interesting free book that will help you choose a church without being a church hopper.

FREE e-booklets – Family Church has free booklets geared towards raising up godly children, marriage and parenting.

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FREE hand outs and notes- Here’s a couple of useful hand outs and notes prepared by David Schrock which you can freely use and modify.

FREE Lent script– Beijing International Christian Fellowship have free three videos and a script so you can perform their Passion Musical. Please include them in your prayers as they struggle financially to pay their staff and building rentals.

FREE e-course “Exemplary Huband” – Based on the book by Stuart Scott, you can download these free 3 sessions complete with mp3 and pdf materials delivered by Steve Cooley. You don’t have to sign-up to create an account, go straight to the sessions and download the resources.

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Book Review: Competing Spectacles by Tony Reinke

upm5loqLast year Tony Reinke announced that he has a new book coming this 2019. What so sweet about it is that he needs folks for his book launch team. Knowing him from his articles on Desiring God and his books, I had to sign up. Come March I received an e-mail about the new book and then the following e-mail has an attached pre-released copy of his book. Competing Spectacles is the title and I immediately dive in to the book.

Competing Spectacles is “the lust of the eyes 2.0” book that really captures how we Christians live in this media age. Bombarded with distractions and gap fillers it seems that we have a never ending supply of digital candy that will not only compete with our attention but also erode our focus on God. Tony Reinke pour out his wisdom and insight on this new media age and offers biblical answer for the believers.

Reinke’s book tells how Christians spent their eyes on digitally and how it deteriorates our eternal perspective. Whether it our habit of binging over Netflix, mobile gaming or selfies, these earth bound spectacles takes over our unsatisfied cravings that the ultimate Spectacle (Jesus Christ) can only fulfill. Questions about how we Christians and the church should do with this spectacles are discussed superbly over the chapters in this short book.

The part that really got me is the chapter about how the church becomes a spectacle of the world. As Reinke traces the definition and history of this fleeting spectacles, he also did it on the church as she displays the everlasting Spectacle. This part of the book really captures the essence of being a Christian in this media age that sometimes we forget. I wish Reinke could put one more chapter about this because this is the game changer of the book.

The chapters are short that you’ll quickly read the next one and then the next. It’s a accessible and fast paced read that you’ll finish the book in no time completely blown away.  However, I suggest that you have to read it again because you might missed something in this book. Some chapters are solid and some are not that quite striking.  Nevertheless, this is a must read because of the brevity and spot on commentary on the digital media.

Competing Spectacles is a relevant book that will stand out this 2019. If you got tangled with this media jungle let this book guide you back to the ultimate Spectacle.

My verdict:

4.5 out of 5

 

The Freebie Round-Up #38

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So excited to tell you guys that I’m part of the book launch team of Tony Reinke’s book Competing Spectacles. The book will be released on April 30 but you can pre-order it on Amazon by clicking this link. As of now I’m floored reading this good book.

Anyways, here’s a list of great freebies that are waiting to be downloaded. And if your new here to this post or you missed out other freebie round-ups, check the links to those post at the end of this article.

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FREE pamphlets  – Hope Protestant Reformed Church has a couple of digital downloadables ranging from marriage to apologetics issues that are available for free.

FREE e-booklets – Like the above free pamphlets, Grace Immanuel Bible Church have free booklets that has various topics including a critique on one of Voddie Baucham’s book.

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FREE music and leadsheets – Previously I featured this band on my Video Round-Up and I’m glad they offer their music online for free and in this link you can download the leadsheets of some of the hymns they play.

FREE gospel tracts– Lake Road Chapel has tracts that are available in English and Spanish. The free tracts are biblical but the format is just plain document and not the usual folded tracts you pass out.

FREE ebook “Justification and Regeneration” by Charles Leiter – In case you haven’t read this great book, this is a great opportunity to have it for free in digital format.

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FREE e-book “Pursuit of Glory” by Vince and Sam Ward – For a limited time, Crown and Covenant Publications is offering this e-book about the journey of father and son missionary to South Sundan for free download.

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The Quotable Round-Up #113

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I’m half way through Broken Pieces by Simonetta Carr. The book is about  the tragic story of her son, Jonathan as he battles schizophrenia. If you want to purchase a copy of the book at Amazon please click this link. But for now, here’s 5 quotes from that book.

“Once we recognize our powerlessness and fix our eyes on God, we can understand why his Word constantly reminds us not to fear.”

“I remember a popular saying: “A parent only is as happy as his or her most unhappy child.” It’s true, as far as our tendencies go. We would like so much to take on their sorrows, even if that won’t do them any good. The only answer is to ask the Lord to give us all strength. He can sustain us while he works in our children’s troubled minds.”

“It’s easy for us to think that our motherly care is the main influence in our children’s lives, when in reality they are in God’s hands and he uses our parenting efforts for his glory.”

“Pain is an intrinsic part of the Christian life in this earthly pilgrimage.”

“I think that most Christian parents want to “be the Holy Spirit” for their children. We want to enter their minds and direct their thoughts, especially when we see them stray. This desire is magnified in my situation, when my son’s thoughts are absolutely unintelligible and unfathomable—just like the voices he is hearing.”

 

6 Ways to Learn Logic Online With Zero Budget

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Logic and knowing logical fallacies can be an indispensable tool in apologetics. Before you answer any questions from skeptics, logic can dismantle it before hand by pointing out that it is an invalid argument. Another is that pointing out fallacies will keep you in focus on the argument itself and avoid wandering to unnecessary arguments.

I belong to a Facebook group that discusses theology. And when you discuss theology you’ll inevitably invite folks for a discussion often swelling to a friendly debate. Some do have strong arguments and some do not. One of the things I noticed is that some have invalid arguments that they would drag again and again that doesn’t merit anything with the discussion. Sadly they think they are making points on their arguments but in reality they are not.

As Christians we need to please God not just by showing respect and humility in answering but also responding in a clear and logical way. The way we think matters to God also.

So before you channel your inner Josh McDowell or Greg Bahnsen (LOL), here’s six ways to learn logic and logical fallacies without opening your wallet.

Read what’s it all about

Before we go to the entree, here are some starters that you might want to check out:

The Fallacy Detectives – A superb site on learning logic and its fallacies. This Frequently Asked Questions about Logic article is a great starting point to know about it. Mostly questions floating in your mind are answered here.

Got Questions? How should a Christian view logic? is an excellent question (with an excellent answer) that will set why do we need logic in our arguments. 

Truthbomb Apologetics – The 10 Commandments of Logic  is your first dip to the different logical fallacies that you will encounter when your in argument.

 Go Visual

One way to learn something is to get a visual grasp of a lesson. So here are some visuals that will aid you to easily digest logic and it’s fallacies.

Check this infographic – You can view this awesome infographic in two ways, the poster version and the 11 x 17 jpeg,  thanks to The Visual Communicator Guy.

Download this free poster – Critical Thinking Shop offers this 24 x 36″ wall poster of the 24 most common fallacies for free in PDF format (just scroll bellow to see the download link).  Once you download it you can post it on your room or frame it so that you can see and remind you about logical fallacies.

 Listen to a Sunday School message

There are lots of audio resources that can be included in this section but let us stick to something simple. With a quick search on SermonAudio, I pick two of the best message on logical fallacy:

Josh Bales – Simply titled Fallacies, Bales delivered this message at The Wells Church. The audio is not that good but the content of it is solid. Most logical fallacies discussed has Bible references that you can check it yourself.

Jonathan Harris – Part of an apologetics series (which you can check it also), Logical Fallacies is based on the book The Fallacy Detectives. Again the audio is not good but it has a good run down of the fallacies and it has a PDF text that you can download.

 Take a Test

Choose below to see how you measure up on what you have learned so far. This will help you retain what you have learned from #2 and #3. Also this will prepare you for the last two ways which requires some heavy lifting.

Logical Fallacies Quiz – Posted on ProProfs, this free quiz has 6 easy questions that warm ups for the other quizzes below. To take this quiz, simply click the “Start” button.

Fun TriviaCan You Spot the Fallacy? has 10 questions and you need to read the arguments carefully.

The Fallacy Detective – Check this article How Logical Are You?  for a simple quiz on logical fallacies. Also check this free  witty official test  which includes some bonus stuff aside from the logical fallacy test. Answers are provided at the end of the test.

So by now you already have a grasp on logic and logical fallacies. Now let’s shift our gears on how your learning fit as an apologetics tool, thus this is the aim of this listacle. These last two ways will show you how.

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Dr. Jason Lisle had a tremendous impact to me in apologetics. His books really helped me see presuppositional apologetics power in subduing secular worldviews. Purchase his book Ultimate Proof of Creation and Discerning Truth and you’ll see what I mean. But since this is a budget free post on logic, check out this video from him. In this video you’ll see how, logic and apologetics fit hand in glove in dismantling arguments against Christianity solely based in his book Discerning Truth (a book on logical fallacies). This video is more leaning to the evolution vs. creation debate nevertheless it has a great presentation on logic and logical fallacies. Click to this link to another video that is based on Ultimate Proof of Creation which introduced me to presuppositional apologetics.

 

Download this book

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Crossway Books and Vern Poythress are so generous to have Logic online and for free download. It’s a long book but given the caliber of the author, this is a must read. This will somewhat complement what you have learned from Dr. Lisle’s videos above.

Now that you have learn logic and logical fallacies, think of the arguments that you commonly encounter. Do you find it valid or invalid?

The Freebie Round-Up #33

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I’m in the process of writing something similar to 7 Awesome Ways to Learn Church History Online for FreeI think this upcoming post is so needed specially for Christians who are engaging about the faith to others. Please pray for wisdom that God may grant me to finish it and help other Christians to have an effective apologetics that is God honoring.

Anyways, here’s a list of great freebies that are waiting to be downloaded. And if your new here to this post or you missed out other freebie round-ups, check the links to those post at the end of this article.

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FREE Hymn album and chord chart – Matt Boswell has a couple albums available on Spotify and iTunes and if you want to try play it, he provided a free downloadable chord charts.

FREE e-book every week for a year – 10 of Those is offering free e-books by subscribing to this link. The first free e-book will be released on March 5.

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FREE Addiction Proof Parenting hand-outs and slides –  Presented to Brad Merchant’s church, this free hand outs and slides are based on Dr. Mark Shaws message entitled Addictions and Addiction-Proof Parenting.

FREE e-book “Fruitfulness and Faithfulness: God’s Mission and Mandate for Every Christian” – Jacob Gerber is offering this interesting free e-book from his website and plus a bonus discipleship assessment tool.

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FREE course on the Reformation – 1571 Academy has an brand new course titled A Brief History of the Reformation, that you might want to try. It’s free and you can receive it immediately just by signing up.

FREE e-book “The Case for Life” by Scott Klusendorf – This free book for pro-lifers is brought to you by Redeemer Fellowship Kansas City and Crossway.

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FREE online film “What Hath Darwin Wrought?” – Wretched is bring you this film for free as the result of the generous funding of it’s listeners. They have an optional donated section on the link but still the film is free.

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