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5 Essential Ebook Deals for Church Leaders – 26 March 2020


Here are 5 essential March 2020 ebook deals that are worth checking out:
( Thomas Merton, C.S. Lewis, Marilyn McEntyre, 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.


When the Trees Say Nothing: Writings on Nature

Thomas Merton

*** 99c ***

“A vivid image in my memory: Thomas Merton standing in a redwoods clearing. ‘Here is where everything connects,’ he says softly. If you long to find this connecting point, read on. Merton would be thrilled with this book.” –Brother David Steindl-Rast, O.S.B


Present Concerns: Journalistic Essays

C.S. Lewis

*** $1.99 ***

Demonstrating Lewis’s wide range of interests, Present Concerns includes nineteen essays that reveal his thoughts about contemporary issues of his day, including democratic values, threats to educational and spiritual fulfillment, literary censorship, and other timely topics. With his characteristic insights, Lewis presents his thoughts on moral, spiritual, and practical issues that remain relevant today.

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What’s in a Phrase?: Pausing Where Scripture Gives You Pause

Marilyn Chandler McEntyre

*** $4.99 ***

“With her profound summonings, Marilyn Chandler McEntyre recovers for many contemporary readers an ancient practice that is reminiscent of rabbinic attention to the dark sayings of Scripture, those compelling, curious, often challenging passages that would nudge us into seeing more, would have us glimpse the inexhaustibility of the One in Whom we live and move and have our being, even the inexhaustibility of His Word.” – Scott Cairns


Water, Wind, Earth, and Fire: The Christian Practice of Praying with the Elements

Christine Paintner

*** 99c ***

“Amid the current profusion of spirituality-and-nature books, Water, Wind, Earth, and Fire is a rare treasure: a deeply Christian book that also draws us more deeply into contemplation of and relationship with nature. This fine work of spiritual wisdom and guidance offers to both individuals and groups a companion for all seasons. It can soothe at night, enliven in the morning, kindle the human spirit during the day, and at all times serve as a reminder of the abiding presence of the Creator Spirit, which is the spirit of Christ on earth and among us.” –Jane Redmont


An On-Going Imagination: A Conversation about Scripture, Faith, and the Thickness of Relationship/span>

Walter Brueggemann and Clover Reuter Beal

*** $2.99 ***

Intimate, provocative, and challenging, An On-Going Imagination offers an enlightening introduction to Brueggemann’s work for readers who want to learn more and a way back into the Bible for people who feel alienated from it by those on the right and the left who claim to have it all figured out.


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C. Christopher Smith is the founding editor of The Englewood Review of Books. He is also author of a number of books, including most recently How the Body of Christ Talks: Recovering the Practice of Conversation in the Church (Brazos Press, 2019). Connect with him online at:

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