Christian Focus Across the Web – November 23, 2012

Christian Focus Across the Web highlights important news and blog posts related to our books. This week’s highlights are below:

Puritan Portraits by J. I. PackerPuritan Portraits on Kindle and NookPuritan Portraits by J. I. Packer is now available for both the Amazon Kindle and the Barnes and Noble Nook. Get the e-book edition today for over 30% off the print list price.

An Exposition on the Shorter Catechism: What is the Chief End of Man? by  Alexander Whyte Resources to help you learn the Westminster Shorter Catechism – Thanksgiving has passed and Christmas is just around the corner. Before too long, we’ll all be thinking about setting goals and making resolutions for the new year. If you’ve ever thought you’d like to get a better handle on your theology, 2013 could be the year to do it. A good place to start is the Westminster Shorter Catechism. Here are three great resources to consider for making that goal a reality:

In addition to the resources mentioned above, you may also want to take a look at the Westminster Shorter Catechism in 90 Days iPhone app, which is free from our friends at Reformed Theological Seminary.

Krista Horning’s Testimony – Here’s a video of Krista Horning sharing her testimony at The Works of God Conference: God’s Good Design in Disability, hosted by Desiring God. All of the conference messages are available for free download here:  LINK. Krista’s book Just the Way I Am: God’s Good Design in Disability is available wherever good Christian Books are sold.

Krista Horning: Testimony of God’s Good Design from Desiring God on Vimeo.


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  • Salvador Gomez

    Thomas Manton, for his comprehensive expositions on so many bible texts.

  • Timothy Harris

    I enjoy Owen… he may be the most brilliant theologian of the 17th century. His commentary on Hebrews is excellent, and “Of the Mortification of Sin” is a must-read for maturing disciples.

    • ChristianFocusBooknotes


      Thanks for sharing. We love Owen around here too! We recently rereleased The Mortification of Sin in our Puritan Classics series, complete with a new introduction by J. I. Packer.

  • Persis Lorenti

    It’s hard to decide. Flavel, Burroughs, or Owen.

  • Diane

    J I Packer has been a real blessing to me for over 30 years!

    • ChristianFocusBooknotes

      it’s hard to go wrong with Packer. He’s such a gift to the church.

  • Corey Sosebee

    John Owen is who I’ve read most extensively, and while difficult at times, he is definitely my favorite.

    • ChristianFocusBooknotes


      As you say above, Owen is difficult at times, but worth every ounce of effort! 😉

  • Craig P. Hurst

    Owen for sure