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Beautiful Ruin: Free Kindle Book

Just dropping you guys a quick note to let you know that for the next couple of days you can get my book “Beautiful Ruin” for free on Kindle. Simply click the picture of the book below to pick it up!

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Active Spirituality: Grace and Effort in the Christian Life – Book Review

Active Spirituality: Grace and Effort in the Christian Life is quite honestly one of the best books I’ve read in a long time. Wonderfully written, and there was so much beautiful theology that drove my heart to worship again and again. The theology was deep and rich, yet it wasn’t above anyone’s head. In this fictional portrayal of the author mentoring a young believer through letters, I think there is a lot here for anyone who loves the things of God to benefit from. Personally, I was encouraged again and again. The struggles this young believer dealt with aren’t limited to new Christians. As I read the letters of encouragement, and sometimes rebuke, to this young man…I too was encouraged in my own walk and spurred on to be faithful in the midst of whatever struggle I was having. I also enjoyed the many references to other works of theology and literature from the great saints past and present. If you’re like me, after reading this book you’ll have an even bigger “to read” pile.

I  can’t recommend this book highly enough.

It’s available for Kindle at just $3.99

Paperback is also available here.

Back to Seminary after the first of the year, here’s one way you can help!

I will be headed back to seminary again after the first of the year, and as always funds are a concern. This might be a reach, but if you guys have any Amazon gift cards, or are planning on doing any shopping on Amazon it’d really help me out if you’d use this link. You can simply click on it and bookmark it, then use it for all of your Amazon shopping. I’m an Amazon affiliate, which basically means if you buy something through one of my links, I’ll get a few pennies for every dollar you spend. So, if you plan on using Amazon anyway, I’d appreciate you using this link. It won’t cost you anything extra, and It would really help me out.

Thanks for your help, and especially your prayers!

Holman New Testament Commentary Set

I was recently fortunate enough to receive this wonderful commentary set from Holman. I’ve talked to folks in the past who have given me mixed reviews on the set. Personally I love them. One of the knocks I’ve heard against the set is that it isn’t academic enough. For me, this is one of the attractions. There is plenty in these book for the experienced Bible student, but it also isn’t above the new learner. Even though I have been studying the Bible for years, I have benefited greatly from this set. In fact as I prepare to teach others, I find it beneficial to look to these books for help in breaking down big truths in ways that anyone can understand.

In my opinion these books would be great for anyone, but especially the Sunday School teacher, or even the new believer looking to gain a better insight into the Scriptures. Currently, I am using these books as a guide as I read through the New Testament again, and I am really enjoying the fresh insights, and illustrations, and applications I’m seeing from these Commentaries as I go through the Scriptures.

One of my favorite things about this set is the price. There is a ton of Biblical knowledge here for a great price. To get your own set simply click here!

Free Booklet

Kindle users should go over and grab a copy of the little booklet I wrote on marriage and family. You can get it today for FREE on Kindle. Here is a short description:

In the daily struggle to honor God and to love those closest to us, many have grown weary. We are restless. From where will our rest come? Join Chris Canuel in this short bible study exploring the causes of restlessness in our family lives. After discussing the causes of this restlessness that so many of us feel, Chris will then point us to Christ and the glorious rest that only He can offer.

This short booklet can be used by individuals for personal study, or is ideal for Sunday School classes or small group studies.

To pick the book up, simply click the picture below! I pray it blesses you.

Beautiful Ruin – Available Now!

“Beautiful Ruin” is the latest book of essays from Author Chris Canuel. In this companion to his book “Ruminations” Canuel continues to reflect on the journey of faith. Life isn’t always easy, in fact most days it is hard. Still, Chris believes life is always beautiful as God works out his purposes in the lives of his people. This amazing truth is easy to forget as life seems to overwhelm us. This is why it is so important for us to pause and reflect on the beauty of what God is doing in the midst of all of our circumstances.

Click HERE to get the paperback for $8.99

Click HERE to grab the Kindle version for just .99 cents! **First Week Only!!**

Kindle Deals For Pastors

Below are a few great deals for Kindle, especially for Pastors. However, even if you aren’t a pastor these books could help you tremendously in understanding the tremendous burden that a pastor carries as he cares for God’s flock.


The Pastor In Prayer .99 cents


The Pastor’s Justification: Applying the Work of Christ in Your Life and Ministry .99 cents


Dangerous Calling: Confronting the Unique Challenges of Pastoral Ministry $1.99


The Duty of Pastors (Vintage Puritan) $2.99