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5 Essential Ebook Deals for Church Leaders – 16 November 2023

Here are 5 essential November 2023 ebook deals that are worth checking out: Scot McKnight, Mary Oliver, Madeleine L’Engle, more…

 
Each week, we carefully curate a handful of books for church leaders that orient us toward the health and the flourishing of our congregations.

#1:

Revelation for the Rest of Us: A Prophetic Call to Follow Jesus as a Dissident Disciple

Scot McKnight

*** $2.99 ***

‘A brilliant, fast-paced narrative that does so much more than make an incomprehensible book comprehensible. It shows us how white evangelicals lost our theological grounding, becoming the very monster we were supposed to resist; it emboldens us to become dissident disciples, leaving team dragon and returning to the side of the Lamb; and it gives us hope that a world where justice rolls down like water will one day be more than a dream. This is the most powerful interpretation of Revelation I have ever read, reorienting us away from bizarre prophecies and fiction bestsellers back to the truth of the gospel. You do not want to miss it.’
– Beth Allison Barr, James Vardaman Professor of History at Baylor University and bestselling author of The Making of Biblical Womanhood

#2:

Devotions: The Selected Poems of Mary Oliver

Mary Oliver

*** $1.99 ***

“No matter where one starts reading, Devotions offers much to love, from Oliver’s exuberant dog poems to selections from the Pulitzer Prize-winning American Primitive, and Dream Work, one of her exceptional collections. Perhaps more important, the luminous writing provides respite from our crazy world and demonstrates how mindfulness can define and transform a life, moment by moment, poem by poem.”
—The Washington Post

#3:

The Novels of Madeleine L’Engle Volume One: The Other Side of the Sun, A Live Coal in the Sea, and A Winter’s Love

Madeleine L’Engle

*** $3.99 ***

 
From the National Book Award–winning author of A Wrinkle in Time, three poignant novels exploring the power of love, family, and secrets.

The Other Side of the Sun: In this atmospheric novel of suspense set in the turn-of-the-century South, a nineteen-year-old British newlywed must stay with her American husband’s family on their South Carolina estate when he is called away on a diplomatic mission. She soon discovers her in-laws are not who they appear to be—as she stirs up dark secrets that were meant to remain buried.

A Live Coal in the Sea: After her teenage granddaughter poses a troubling question, Dr. Camilla Dickinson must confront the painful history she’s long kept hidden as she relates a complex saga involving her beautiful, adulterous mother; her troubled son; and the difficult choices that have affected three generations.


A Winter’s Love: Emily Bowen’s marriage is hanging by a thread after hardships befall her family. During their sabbatical in Switzerland, a man from her past returns, offering the affection she craves, and Emily must decide if she’s willing to sacrifice the life she’s built for an unseen future.

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#4:

Evangelical Anxiety: A Memoir

Charles Marsh

*** $1.99 ***

 
“This is a bold, beautiful memoir, at once transgressive and faithful. Marsh embodies a theology with the courage to tackle the taboo, including depression and desire, in prose that is evocative and seductive. In the end, we learn that the most astounding grace is found in the God we can tell our secrets.”
— James K.A. Smith, Calvin University, editor in chief, Image, author of You Are What You Love, On the Road with Saint Augustine, and How to Inhabit Time

#5:

The Technological Society

Jacques Ellul

*** $4.99 ***

***PLUS, Buy the Ebook, and get
the audiobook for only $7.49!!!

Ellul offers a penetrating analysis of our technological civilization, showing how technology—which began innocuously enough as a servant of humankind—threatens to overthrow humanity itself in its ongoing creation of an environment that meets its own ends. No conversation about the dangers of technology and its unavoidable effects on society can begin without a careful reading of this book.
 

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Stay tuned every week for essential ebook deals !!!

Prices and availability are subject to change at any time. These deals may or may not be available outside the United States.

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