Book Deals, News, VOLUME 12

5 Essential Ebook Deals for Church Leaders [7 November 2019]

Here are 5 essential ebook deals that are worth checking out:
(Peter Enns, Wendell Berry, When Helping Hurts, Jen Pollock Michel, 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.


The Bible Tells Me So: Why Defending Scripture Has Made Us Unable to Read It

Peter Enns

*** $1.99 ***

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

“Cross a stand-up comic, a robust theological mind, a college professor, and a decent normal guy, and what do you get? Peter Enns. And what does he write? A super-enjoyable, highly informative, disarmingly honest, and downright liberating book. The message of this book needs to get out. Fast.” 
-Brian McLaren


Standing by Words: Essays

Wendell Berry

*** $1.99 ***

An urgent, visionary, and heartfelt collection of essays focused on recovering deeper, time-honored values against the ravages of modern society.

Bargain Theology Books


When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor . . . and Yourself

Steve Corbett and
Brian Fikkert

*** $1.99 ***

A clarion call to rethink how we apply the gospel to a broken world. This book will transform our good intentions into genuine, lasting change.
-Stephen J. Baumann, senior vice president, World Relief


Surprised by Paradox:
The Promise of “And” in an Either-Or World

Jen Pollock Michel

*** $3.99 ***

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

“So much of the beauty of Christianity is in its paradoxes, the marvelous mysteries that form the center of our faith: the Word made flesh, God become human, law fulfilled by grace, death conquered by death once and for all. With beauty and elegance, Jen Pollock Michel reveals and revels in the mysteries of a faith that cannot be contained by human categories or understanding but beckons us to embrace its certainties and its wonders alike.”
– Karen Swallow Prior


To the End of June: The Intimate Life of American Foster Care

Cris Beam

*** $1.20 ***

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

“A sharp critique of foster-care policies and a searching exploration of the meaning of family.”Publishers Weekly (starred review)


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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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