One of the post-blood-clots changes at the blog is that I won’t be doing daily Check out posts, at least for the time being. However, as I’d still like to connect you with many of the fantastic articles and wonderful resources that appear every week on the Christian blogosphere, I’m going to use the end-of-week post to give a longer list of links (minus descriptions). But first some books you may want to consider, the first ones with a July 4th flavor.

Weekend Reading

First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong by James Hansen ($1.99)

America the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made This Nation Great by Ben Carson ($3.79)

On Hallowed Ground: The Story of Arlington National Cemetery by Robert Poole ($1.99)

How to Grill: The Complete Illustrated Book of Barbecue Techniques by Stephen Raichlen ($2.51)

The Pastor’s Kid: Finding Your Own Faith and Identity by Barnabas Piper ($9.05)

Jesus The Evangelist by Richard Phillips (FREE)

A Woman’s Wisdom: How the Book of Proverbs Speaks to Everything by Lydia Brownback ($0.99)

Radical Womanhood: Feminine Faith in a Feminist World by Carolyn McCulley ($2.99)

Operation Mincemeat: How A Dead Man And A Bizarre Plan Fooled The Nazis And Assured An Allied Victory by Ben McIntyre ($2.99)

Luckiest Man: The Life and Death of Lou Gehrig by Jonathan Eigg ($1.99)

Check out

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Weeping In The Psalms

10 Promises for Parents

A Biblical Theology of Burial

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Setting Boundaries: Personal and Professional by Henry Cloud
Cloud is the author of the bestselling Boundaries and Necessary Endings.

Untamed Americas: Gigantic School of Rays

The NBA Fulfills A Player’s Dream Cut Short by Medical Diagnosis
Click through to watch this God-glorifying and moving clip.