A La Carte (November 21)

Tim Challies | 11/21/2018 | Staff
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Just a quick note about what’s coming up here over the next couple of days. Tomorrow (Thanksgiving in the USA) I’ll be publishing an A La Carte post. On Friday I’ll have A La Carte, plus my annual roundup of Black Friday deals for Christians. A similar Cyber Monday post will come on Monday. There should be lots of good deals along the way!

In the meantime, perhaps you’d be interested in browsing Christmas gift ideas from Westminster Books.

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