Church Is a Place of Healing. So Why Do We Think We Must Have It All Together?

Those last words of Matthew 11:29 offer a promise for every Christian. Yet, so often, we find ourselves dried up or burnt out, with soul rest seemingly unreachable. 

How can we put our hope in that promise?

Through great grief, Curtis Zackery found the answer. 

In Soul Rest: Reclaim Your Life. Return to Sabbath., Zackery shares his journey to help others reach the same rest. The excerpt below reveals a major barrier to rest—and how to remove it. [Read more…]

Monthly Sale: Minutes a Day Take Fear of Biblical Languages Away

Learning biblical Greek and Hebrew swings open the door to deeper Bible study, but who can master two ancient languages on top of everything else?

Here’s a secret, though: you don’t have to speak these two ancient languages to use them.  [Read more…]

3 Intriguing Topics in the Huge Crossway Sale (Happening Now)

Check out the Crossway individual volumes sale, and you’ll see works from J. I. Packer, R. C. Sproul, R. Kent Hughes, and other well-loved theologians. They take readers deeper into the Bible, answer urgent questions, show how to preach effectively through the Bible, and more. And for a limited time, they’re on sale for as little as $0.99.

They also dig into some intriguing theological topics, like these. . .  [Read more…]

June’s Top Picks: Christianity in the Making, Divorce and Remarriage, More

This June, Logos has knocked 40% off top picks from Eerdmans. Even the behemoth Eerdmans Ultimate Collection—1,058 volumes—is 40% off, chopping $10,720 from the regular price. 

One thing that hasn’t gone anywhere, though, is variety. Liturgical studies, Church history, New Testament studies, and more are all included. [Read more…]

2 Surefire Ways to Level Up Your Logos—Now Up to 50% Off

Your Logos packs a lot of power, even if you only have Logos Basic. You can obliterate obstacles like not being able to carry your theological library everywhere (and a whole lot more). [Read more…]

This Free Commentary Will Have You Reading Ancient Insights in Seconds

June’s free book of the month is here! It’s a free commentary on Mark, offering insights into this synoptic Gospel. [Read more…]

Guide for Pastoring during Coronavirus: Outreach, Sermon Ideas, More

People talk about adjusting to the “new normal” caused by coronavirus like it’s all bad—and maybe it is. It’s hard to tell at this point. But there’s also good. Bibles are flying off shelves and trending in Google searches. People are aware of their needs now, more than ever, and they’re longing for hope. [Read more…]

Israel’s First Capital Is Not Where You Might Think

Shiloh, an ancient city in Samaria, was the major Israelite place of worship
before the First Temple was built in Jerusalem.

 

By Scott Stripling

The ruins of ancient Shiloh, first identified by the American explorer Edward Robinson in 1838, lie 18 miles north of Jerusalem at Khirbet Seilun, just west of the modern town of Shiloh and south of ancient Lebonah. [Read more…]

Last Chance for a Free ‘Top of the Food Chain’ Commentary

For a few more days, you can pick up a highly rated commentary on Isaiah for free. (It’s usually nearly $50.) [Read more…]

5 Memorial Day Prayers for Our Country, Our Service, and Our Enemies

Memorial Day Prayers

Image courtesy of Faithlife Media.

First Thessalonians beckons us to pray without ceasing. As we think of those who’ve given their lives for our country and those they’ve left behind, we sense the need for prayer more deeply. These five Memorial Day prayers below weren’t written for the holiday, but they address many needs we feel today and focus us on the God who provides every day. [Read more…]